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19th March 2013

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Fixtures and results
Kiltubrid hosted the Connaught Minor League under lights on Friday
night last when the Leitrim Minors took on Sligo. We would like to
thank all our stewards and helpers who came down on a cold night to
help out, it was very much appreciated. The end result was a draw with
a scoreline draw of 0-8 to 0-8. Leitrim beat Waterford in Pairc Sean
on Saturday last also in the Division 4 national league.
Congratulations to our Roscommon neighbours St Brigids on a fantastic
All Ireland Club final victory on St Patricks Day, they certainly have
come a long way since we played them in 2005 Connacht Championship.

Community Games
We had great numbers from the Drumshanbo, Drumcong and Dowra areas at
Leitrim county final in handwriting, art and model making in Carrick
on Shannon in the last week. Winners from our area were Handwriting,
Enda Lowe 3rd. Art, Under 10 (girl)- Eadaoin Lee 1st, Under 10 (boy)-
Iarlaith O Brien 1st, Danny Mc Weeney 2nd
Under 12 (girl) Johanna Deitz 3rd, Under 12 (boy) Dylan Easterbrook
2nd. Model Making, Under 12 (boy) Barry Mc Weeney 2nd. Under 14 (boy),
David Gallagher 1st
Our three first winners Eadaoin Lee, Iarlaith O Brien and  David
Gallagher go through to the national finals in Athlone at the end of
May. Congratulations to all our winners and best of luck to out three
finalists.

Scor
The Club would like to wish the best of luck to all who are taking
part in Scor in the Mayflower in Drumshanbo on Saturday next, our
Ballad Goup, Alan Clarke, Damien McKeon, John Shanley and Declan
Tivnan. Our question time, Adrian Mc Keown, Michael Mc Kiernan and
Mary O Connor. Our novelty Act Mick Geoghegan, Ronan Geoghegan Micheal
Mc Kiernan, Frances Mc Nally and Karen Whitlow.

Congratulations
On Saturday morning last the sun beamed down on Micheal Earley and
Anja Auhl, in front of a large crowd of their family and friends as
they tied the knot and started their married life together. After a
fantastic weekend of celebrations Micheal and Anja head to Cancun in
Mexico and Las Vagas on their well deserved honeymoon. Kiltubrid GAA
club would like to wish them both a lifetime of health and happiness
for their married life together.

Football Coaching
Football coaching for Under 6, 8 and 10 Boys and Girls started last
Saturday from 10-11am at the pitch and continues each Saturday.
Anyone not registered for the coming year should do so asap, fee €20
per child. Please note that under new guidelines for 2013 all children
must wear a mouth-guard.  If a child attends any coaching training or
game without a mouth-guard they cannot be allowed to participate, no
mouth-guard no game. For any queries contact coaching officer Damien
McWeeney on 087-6804501

Easter Sunday night 35 year Club Celebration
Easter Sunday night 31st March Kiltubrid GAA in conjunction with The
Gsathering are holding our Official 35th year Anniversary Gathering
Celebrations in Cardiff’s
Lakeside Tavern, Drumcong. Music on the night by Explosive
Entertainment. Tickets are €15.00 and are available from any club
officer or businesses premises in the parish.

Daffodil Day
Daffodil Day takes place on Friday 22nd March in Drumshanbo from 9am
to 6pm.  If you would like to volunteer for an hour or two please
contact Seamus Flynn on 086-1502821.  Donations of fresh daffodils
would also be appreciated.

Treasured Memories
Brendan McGlynn an native of Driney, Drumcong, and in his youth played
football for Kiltubrid. After Brendan left the shores of Lough Scur he
was a founding member of the St Olafs GAA club based in Sandyford,
Dublin. He has compiled and edited a thirty year history of his Club
entitled "Treasured Memories".  It is a hard back in full color,
containing almost four hundred pages and more than two hundred and
eighty photographs,  many of them team pictures. Its contents include
the remarkable story of the founding, success and development of a
G.A.A. Club in a Dublin suburban community. The highs and lows on the
field of play in Football, Hurling, Ladies Football and Camogie how
the Club financed its development as well as many articles of special
interest to G.A.A. people. This book was launched by the then
President of the G.A,A, Christy Cooney and already almost eight
hundred copies have been sold. This book would be of interest to any
G.A.A. member,  but it would be of exceptional interest to any Club or
individual who would be considering writing or compiling a history of
their own Club at a cost of €20  plus postage. For furtheredetails
please contact, Brendan McGlynn, 12, Balally Close,  Dundrum,  Dublin,
 16.   Tel.012956139 email: brendanandpatsy@gmail.com
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