Killeagh GAA Club

12 October, 2020

KILLEAGH GAA NEWS, October 11th 2020

This week’s notes are compiled by Colman Motherway as we send our sympathies to our PRO, Patrick Mulcahy, on the death of his beloved grandmother, Jane Mulcahy. Ar dheis Dé go raibh sí.


The implementation of nationwide Level 3 restrictions since Wednesday last, following on from the GAA’s announcement of a cessation of all games on Monday last have been ‘game-changers’ (literally) in the GAA world. Now, more than ever, we all bear a personal responsibility to do what we can to keep the numbers contracting Covid-19 as low as possible. What can we do? Here are some of the key messages:

· Observe social distancing (2m) at all times.

· Wear a face covering where possible, especially indoors.

· Wash your hands / sanitize regularly

· Reduce your social contacts / avoid crowds.

Remember, if you have any of the following symptoms - high temperature (38° C), cough, shortness of breath or breathing difficulties, loss of sense of taste or smell, please contact your GP for advice. Let’s all play our part!


There have been a few changes to our Health Guidelines below. As all players, mentors & parents return to Páirc Uí Chinnéide, please take note of the following points that should be noted by all;

1. All players who are still attending training, please remember the “Get in, Train & Get out!” message over the next couple of weeks until further notice. Players should arrive no earlier than 10 minutes for your scheduled session and leave within 5 minutes of the completion of the session.

2. We ask that all players should arrive to Páirc Uí Chinnéide in separate cars (i.e.. no car-sharing) & that if parents could where possible stay in the cars for the duration of the training session or utilize our walkway. We would recommend not to hang around in groups, adhere to Social Distancing guidelines and not to lean on the fencing as it could be very easy to spread to virus by touching the fence and passing it to someone else.

3. A directive from Croke Park states that club gyms and dressing room facilities are to remain closed until further notice.

4. Our walkway Páirc Uí Chinnéide is open for all in the community. When using this facility, please adhere to Social Distancing guidelines (2m apart) and walk in an anti-clockwise direction, keeping the main pitch to your left-hand side.

5. Before each training session/match, we ask that each player answers the Health Questionnaire as per the Return to Play protocols.

6. Please follow all guidelines issued to the public by Government and HSE and especially those on hand washing, cough etiquette, face coverings, hygiene and social distancing both indoors and outdoors.

7. Please offer appropriate support to your neighbours, elderly people & those at risk in our community - checking in with a regular phone call is a good way to do this or helping them by purchasing their shopping during the week.

8. If you are unwell, feel sick or have any symptoms of Covid-19, please do not come to Páirc Uí Chinnéide, stay at home and self-isolate as per Public Health advice.


The Killeagh GAA Lotto Jackpot has now reached €11000!

The latest club draw took place on last Tuesday October 5th. Last week’s Lotto Jackpot was €10,800. The numbers drawn on the night were 4, 23, 26 and 30. We had no winner of this week’s jackpot. The €30 Lucky Dip winners drawn were Lisa Walsh and Frances Burns while the €30 voucher for Fitzgibbon’s Garage was won by Emma Goggin and the €30 voucher for Ahern’s Centra was won by Kieran Laffan. Congratulations to all!

We have returned to selling physical cash tickets in our local businesses in the village. We have two 5ft tall boxes made in O’Neill’s Londis & Ahern’s Centra Killeagh for you to purchase your tickets from. We return to selling tickets in public houses with our smart Killeagh GAA Post Boxes. Tickets are also available from Fitzgibbon’s Garage, Vibez Salon & Tom Kelly’s Butchers, Killeagh.

However, if you do wish to enter the draw online, you can buy tickets up to Tuesday evening at 8:15pm on! Remember, no queues, no delays, the Killeagh GAA Online Lotto is always a great and easy way to play!!

If there are any queries regarding the Lotto, please contact your regular Lotto seller or any committee member. Thanks again for your support as we meet our financial commitments on a monthly basis.

Remember, Money Spent Local Stays Local!


Our final outing of the Golfer of the Year Competition is to the Gold Coast on Saturday October 24th. The Timesheet is now open with Ray on 0872330054

The next Tuesday outing is to Castlemartyr GC on Tuesday October 20th, timesheet with Ray Rochford. If you are interested in joining the Killeagh GAA Golf Society for their variety of trips away for 2020 & 2021, give Ray Rochford a call on 087-2330054.


Remember, stay tuned to our social media channels on Facebook ‘Killeagh GAA’ or Twitter @KilleaghGAA for further up to date information on club.

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