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St. Brigid's GAA Club Notes 1st December 2013

posted Dec 2, 2013, 12:54 PM by Aine Martin


Ladies Night


A ladies night will be held in St. Brigid's GAA Club on Thursday 12th December at 8pm for all the ladies of the parishes and their friends. There will be wine and canapés served with fashion tips, nail, teeth, hair and foot care demonstrations. There will also be Christmas floral arrangement classes, cake decorating, scrap booking and make up demonstrations. Admission is free, donations on the night go to local charities. 


St Brigid's All-Ireland souvenir book to be launched by Kevin McStay


A special commemorative book on St Brigid's All-Ireland success will be launched by Kevin McStay on Friday, December 13th at the Hodson Bay Hotel at 8.30pm. 
Master of Ceremonies on the night will be RTE Sports Presenter Darragh Maloney and all are very welcome to attend this special occasion. 
Titled ‘The Belief', the 230-page hard-back publication contains 50 interviews with players and key personnel; 600 action and behind the scenes photographs along with all the games from the 2012/2013 campaign. 
This keepsake publication on how St Brigid's captured the Andy Merrigan Cup will be available for purchase at the launch and at selected outlets. Full details of the book's availability will be publicised very shortly. The book would make a great Christmas stocking-filler!


Nursery Programme  


The Nursery Programme for all children from 4 to 7 years continues on Saturday at 11 am in St. Brigids Clubhouse. All new children are welcome to attend.

We are also looking for Transition year students to help out with this programme. If you are interested please contact Kieran on 0879093149.  


Club Website            


The web address for the club website has changed in order to access our new look website please log on to or               
Also if anyone is interested in helping to maintain the website or report on matches etc., please contact 
087 0673985   

Lotto Results

Last week’s results, numbers drawn 13/20/26/32.  No jackpot winner.  2 Match Three Winners, each receives €100;


Mrs Lally, Cornalee, Curraghboy

Leanne Leonard, Lisbane, Kiltoom


Draw takes place on Sunday night 08/12/2013 in St. Brigid’s Sports and Social Centre at 11pm.



St Brigid's Minor Committee Notes for week ending Sunday, December 1st 2013


Indoor winter training programme: The programme continues this week for U14s, U12s, U-10s and U8s. Some squads will be undertaking speed sessions this week at AIT to improve running techniques. Players will be informed of relevant details through their managers or coaches.

Team photographs: The Minor Committee is aiming to put photographs of all under-age winning teams down through the years on the clubhouse wall. Anyone who maybe able to help with information on winning teams or may have photographs of relevant teams is asked to contact Minor Committee Chairman Sean Kilbride.



Ladies Committee Notes


Indoor winter training programme:


The underage girl’s indoor winter programme starts on Monday 1st of December for Under 8’s and 10’s from 6.30pm – 7.30pm. The U-14’s indoor training is from 8pm-9pm on Wednesday’s and the U-12’s training is from 8pm-9pm on Thursday’s. The U-16 and Minor girls will start in January.


We are also looking for people to help out with this programme. If you are interested please contact Seamus on 086 0200911.


International Sports Quiz

Our First International Sports Quiz in association with Mayo Roscommon Hospice and Pieta took place in the Hodson Bay hotel on Friday night the 29th of November

Thank you to the massive turn out on what was a wonderful night. Thanks to all that donated raffle prizes; your continuous support is really appreciated. The quiz itself was compared by RTE and Irish Times Sports journalists Ken Earley and Ciaran Murphy.


Barry Donnelly, Gerry McInerny, PJ Martin, Eamon Higgins.


Adrienne Byrne Brown, Aine O Brien, Bernie Murray, Brenda Kelly, Chrissie O Malley, Donal O Connor, Fiona Gavin, Grace O Brien, Jim Mc Grane, Rosaleen Mc Grane, Joanne Martin, Kevin Callaghan, Lorraine Nestor, Seamus Mc Hugh.


Nicole Nestor, Alaine Morris, Sarah Byrne Brown, Karen O Boyle, Sarah Daly, Shauna Francis.


Aine Martin, Helen Leonard, Bernie Sammon, Diane Dennehy, David Sweeney, Michael Mc Donnell, Mary Beades, Tom Blaine.

Committee Members

Brenda Gallagher, Shane Curran, Martin Curran, Liam Martin, Bernard Nestor, Seamus Gallagher, Tommy Dolan, Doreen Mc Grath, Marion Daly, Majella Murray, Paul Sweeney,Tomas Beades.

The winners of the quiz were:

1st - The Middlesborouey Maulers (Waterford)

Team Members- John Kennedy, Eddie Leahy, Tom Lacey & Paul Morrissey

2nd – The New Eagles (Edenderry)

Team Members – Peter Guing, Lorcan Duffy, Michael Corry & Mark Henry

3rd – St Pats (Ennis)

Team Members- Dermot Downes, Martin Murphy, Martin Mc Guane and Micheal Studdert