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9th February 2015

posted 10 Feb 2015, 05:15 by Eoin Meehan
Any person who has not paid their membership fees to date should contact Club Registrar, Patricia Lee.  Adult player membership can also be paid to players Registrar, Michael Earley.
Anyone wishing to participate in Scor Sinsear Liatroma on Saturday 14th March please contact Deirdre Ferry on 087 7458697 or Maria Fallon on 087 2261538 or any club officer.

Congratulations to Iarlaith O Brien, Dylan Easterbrook and Ciara Ferry who were the winning Question Time team last Thursday night. They represented our local National School. We also had representation in the Figure Dancing, Solo Music, Solo Dance and Instrumental Music sections. Well done to each and every child who entertained the huge crowd with their outstanding talent. Congratulations to Rosa Tighe, Curraghy who came first with Gaelscoil Liatroim in the Figure dancing and to Tara Keaney, Drumkeelan who won the Set Dancing with her school Drumshanbo NS.

Congratulations to Michael and Anja Earley on the arrival of their baby boy, Leo, during the week.

The death has occurred of Roseanne Dolan, Gortnawane, Drumshanbo grandmother of Owen Dolan. Her removal took place to St. Brigid’s Church, Kiltubrid with burial  in the adjoining cemetery. Kiltubrid GAA extend sympathy to the Dolan family. May she Rest in Peace.

Well done to the Leitrim ladies and especially the Kiltubrid ladies, Aine and Niamh Tighe, on a great win over Tipperary in Templemore at the weekend.  
We kicked off our 2015 season with a minor league defeat to a strong Fenagh team on Sunday morning last.  There is another minor league game scheduled for next Sunday at home against St. Mary's at 12 noon.

The Ard na Speire - 10km & 4km run/walk in memory of Sandra Earley will take place on Sunday February 22nd 2015. Registration will be available from 12:30 at The Sheemore Inn Kilclare with the race kicking off at 2pm. Entry is €10 per person and €15 per family. Thanks to your support and generosity the race has raised over €25,000 for charity over the last two years, with this year funds raised going towards the fight against Sudden Adult Death Syndrome. Check out the Facebook page ard na Spéire for more details in the coming weeks and get those runners out in preparation for the event!  Anyone who would like to help out in any way in the running of the event from stewards to refreshments or sponsorship don't hesitate to get in touch, contact Louise on 0864107271 we would be delighted to hear from you!

There will be a meeting re Ard na Spéire run this coming Wednesday Feb 11th in the Clubrooms at 8pm. Anyone who is available to help out in anyway in the running of the event before or on the day from stewards to organising refreshments are invited to attend. All help will be greatly appreciated! 

The 3rd annual Tony McGowan 10k and 1st annual 5k road races take place on Sunday next February 15th 2015 at 1:00pm in Drumshanbo,  from the Mayflower community centre. The 10k is on the same validated route that proved so successful in the previous 2 years. This is a fast route that has attracted large fields and some very fast times. The course is AAI certified. There will be a perpetual trophy for first home plus prizes to the first 3 senior men and women as well as the first man/woman in categories 40+ and 50+ and there will also be a trophy for the first Allen Gaels club member over the line.  A new addition this year will be a 5k race, jog and walk with 2 laps of a 2.5k loop taking in the canal path. All runners/walkers will be timed and there will trophies for the usual prize categories.  Post-race tea/coffee and sandwiches for all participants. All race entries will be on the day in the Mayflower from 11:00am.  All proceeds go to charity.  Entry fee €10. (Entry on the day only).

The Leitrim GAA supporters tickets are now available from any club officer. If at all possible can you buy your ticket from a Kiltubrid club member as each club has their own allocation of tickets, rather than outside the parish. The proceeds of this fundraiser will go towards the cost of preparing the Leitrim Senior team throughout the year. As usual there is wide range of decent prizes for all members entered in the draw. Tickets are priced at €40.

Any person who has any items for these notes please email the PRO at pro.kiltubrid.leitrim@gaa.ie or by message on the Kiltubrid GAA facebook page.  Items in general should have some relevance to the Club.