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St Brigids GAA Club notes

Jan 10, 2022 12:01 By Dave Hooper
St Brigids GAA Club notes St Brigids GAA Club notes
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St Brigids GAA Club notes weekending January ninth

It was with deep regret that the club heard of the passing of Willie Gormley in Edenderry Co.Offaly over the Christmas period.

Willie, along with eight others put their own money together to purchase our club grounds in the 1950’s.

For this St. Brigid’s will forever be indebted to Willie and the other eight involved. We extend our deepest sympathies to his wife Mary and all the Gormley family.

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We were also saddened to hear of the passing of Dominic Kenna, during the week in Dublin at the age of 92. Dominic was a playing member of our club in the Fifties, winning a county junior title in 1952 and a senior medal in 1953 our club’s first senior title.

Willie continued to play a major role in the club in the fifties and supported the club throughout the years both on and off the pitch, most recently supporting our new development.

The club extends their deepest sympathies to Dominic’s wife Rose, his brother Barney (Moyvannion, Kiltoom) and all the Kenna family at this sad time.

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Ar dheis DĂ© go raibh an-anamacha.

Congratulations

Congratulations to Padraig Pearses on winning the Connacht Final on Sunday.

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Also congratulations to Roscommon on their victory over Sligo in the FBD league last Friday. A special congrats to the four St. Brigid’s players that made their debuts for Roscommon seniors: Brian Derwin, Ciaran Sugrue, Ben O’Carroll and Shane Cunnane.

Operation Transformation/Couch to 5k

St. Brigid’s are holding Operation Transformation in association with Ireland Lights Up 2022.

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Couch to 5k training takes place every Monday and Thursday 8-9pm at St. Brigid’s walking track.

Fit for life trainers Mags and Crevan O’Donnell will guide you through the programme which can be done as a walk or a run. Or you can build up gradually from walking to running.

The couch to 5k training is for all levels and abilities.

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We also have walks each weekday evening from 7pm where people can come along and walk with someone or head off by yourself. Whichever you are more comfortable with. All government guidelines are been adhered too.

We have weekly weigh-ins on Thursday’s at 7:30pm. If interested contact Eileen on (086) 108 4486 to be added to this year’s WhatsApp group.

No join up fees and all are welcome to come along.

St. Brigid’s GAA. Lotto

Jackpot This Week €7,800

Last Week’s Results

Numbers Drawn 6 / 14 / 15 / 28

No Jackpot Winner

3 Match Three Winners Each Receive’s  €70

Aoife Kenny - Shannon Weir, Athlone (on-line)

Seamus Gallagher - Curramore (on-line)

Margaret Brooks - Lucan (on-line)

Draw takes place on Sunday night 16/01/2022 in the St Brigid’s Sports and Social Centre at 9.00pm

Buy On-Line www.stbrigids.gaa.ie/lotto On-line closing Sunday @ 8pm

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