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19th December 2016

posted 20 Dec 2016, 02:01 by Eoin Meehan
Two Tribes
When two tribes go to war it's usually about land, religion, someone stealing a bull or maybe a sheep. Not around here. Here there is no middle ground! A highlander is a noble chieftain, a battle hardened marauder with his skills well honed in close hand to hand combat, the type to defend his high lands with great pride. A lowlander is a more elusive warrior, more inclined to rely on his speed of movement, skill and wits. Gorilla warfare is more his forte. An epic encounter awaits. St. Stephen's Day, December 26th. Kiltubrid GAA pitch. 12.30pm. Don't miss it. Admission to the match is optional with all donations going to Kiltubrid Active Age and Drumcong NS.

Kiltubrid GAA Players of the Year 2016

Kiltubrid GAA Players of the Year 2016 shortlist announced. Conor Prior, Noel Gill, Shane Foley and Stephen Mc Loughlin shortlisted for senior player while Kealan Mc Keon, Kevin Keaney, John Mc Govern and Eamon Geoghegan are nominated for Junior player of the year.

Winners will be presented with their award at the Kiltubrid Ladies GAA Dinner Dance on 1st January 2017 in the Landmark Hotel.

Tickets are on sale now from any ladies club member.


Medal Presentation
Medal presentation to U12 and U14 teams on Wednesday 28th December at 6pm at the pitch. 

AIB Home Insurance Club Offer
AIB will give €50 to your nominated GAA club when you purchase a new Home Insurance policy with them. So while you protect your home, you can also help support Kiltubrid GAA. More details on facebook.

GRMA GAA Membership Card
GRMA (go raibh maith agat) is the new GAA Membership Card programme providing benefits and rewards to you, as a GAA member. It is a ‘thank you’ or ‘go raibh maith agat’ for your involvement in your GAA club, engagement in GAA activities and attendance at games.
To register and see more details please visit www.grma.gaa.ie


St Stephen's Day Fun Run/Walk
Race commences at 12 noon with registration between 10.30 and 11.45am in St Josephs hall, beside Leitrim church. Entry fee is €10 per adult,€5 for under 16's. Family rate €20. Prizes for different categories. Refreshmants served afterwards. All proceeds to IHCPT. For more information call 0831970525.


Turkey Trot in Keshcarrigan
Tuesday 27th December at 1 pm in Keshcarrigan.  Starting in the village the 5km walk/run will go around Kesh Lake [left at the Quarry] and back by Sheebeg.  Refreshments served in McKeons Bar afterwards.  Prizes for 1st man, lady and under 16 home. Entry Fee: Adult €10. Children €5. Family rates. All proceeds in aid of Astro Pitch facility.

Drumshanbo Athletics Club
All done now until Tuesday January 10th. Best wishes for a very Happy Christmas and look forward to welcoming you all back in the New Year. Best wishes to our new committee starting in 2017. Chairperson- Ita Gray, Secretary- Mary McKeon & Claire Fee, Treasurer - Roy Kelly, P.R.O. - Emer Gilmartin, Registrar & Events- Patricia Lee, Designated Person & Child Welfare Officer Paul Martin (Assistants Cyril McKeon & Sharon McGourty). Thank you to our outgoing committee and thank you to anyone who helped out in anyway throughout the year.

Christmas Greetings

As we approach the end of the sporting year, we say well done to all our players for all their endeavours throughout 2016. Thanks to all our coaches, club officers and those who work tirelessly and selflessly in the background throughout the year. To all our supporters at home and abroad, thank you for your continued support and we hope you and your families have a restful Christmas. We look forward to a bright and prosperous 2017.

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