CASTLETOWN BALLYAGRAN GAA CLUB NOTES

CASTLETOWN BALLYAGRAN GAA CLUB NOTES

Supporting our CTB Juvenile GAA Club’s Lotto

The numbers drawn for last week’s lotto draw for €8,200 on last Thursday April 12th were 2,3,9 & 14 with no outright winner. Lucky dip winners were €50- Seamus McElligott, Castletown ; €20- John Brady, Drewscourt €20- Angela Dillon, Drewscourt & €20-Denis Feehan, Rossbane. Next Lotto draw for €8,400 will take place on Thursday 19th April, You can now avail of our offer of 12 draws for only €20. Tickets are available in Dolan’s shop and all local bars or from committee members. Best of luck to all who have entered, and thank you for your continuing support.
Club Gear
You can now buy Castletown-Ballyagran club gear directly from O’Neill’s. go to www.oneills.com, select GAA Clubs and search for Castletown-Ballyagran. There is a wide range of gear available for adults & kids.

2018 CLUB Limerick Draw
Next draw takes place on Saturday 29th April. 1st prize is €12,000. 2nd Prize €3,000, 3rd Prize €2,000 4th Prize €1,000, 5th – 9th Prize €500, 10th – 13th Prize €250, & 14th – 30th Prize €100. With Star Car prize in December worth €25,000 or €20,000 cash. In total an impressive €247,000 prize fund. Castletown- Ballyagran GAA promoters for this years are Donagh Feehan, Edmond O’Donnell, Ivan O’Donnell, Brian Riordan, Seamus Quill, Mark Foley, DJ Hourigan, Sean Gilbert, Joachim O’Kelly and Gerry Dolan. If you are interested in joining the draw please contact any of our promoters, best of luck to all our members to thanks for your support.

Con & Annie Kirby Memorial Puppy Stake 2018
The Castletown Ballyagran Gaa nominated dog, Da Head Hunter has qualified for the final of the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial. The Winning club receives €10,000 & a free fundraising night at Limerick Greyhound Stadium, 2nd place club receives: €5,000, 3rd place gets €2,000 and 4th, 5th & 6th placed clubs win €1,000 each. Admission on the night is €10 including race programme, for anyone wearing Club or County colours on final night admission is only €5, it would be great to see a large attendance from the local community to support Da Head Hunter & our Club on the night. Congratulations to Jack Walsh who won the human race which took place last Saturday evening in Limerick greyhound track, jack was competing against 11 other runners from various clubs around the county, jack took the lead early in the race and lead all the way to the end, he was cheered on by a vocal fan base who cheered him all the way to the end.

Colmanswell /Ballyagran/ Castletown- Community Alert
Have you joined up yet: Colmanswell /Ballyagran/ Castletown – Community text alert system is available to the local community as a means to facilitate communication from An Garda Síochána alerting the public to events such as robberies and suspicious activity via text message to our community alert group, If you are interested in being a member of our local text alert group, application forms are available in Dolans shop, A contribution of €10 is requested to pay on-going cost of the texts themselves. There is a need for neighbors to watch out for each other so please sign up and help keep Colmanswell /Ballyagran/Castletown safe.

Ballyagran Tidytown
Another busy week for Ballyagran tidytowns. Members from the group travelled to Griffin’s garden centre in Dripsey for a very informative afternoon on planting for Tidytown. The main topic of the day was to mind our little friend, the humble bee. One of the aims of our tidytown group is to supply nectar for the little bee as it passes through our village. Interesting fact, bees are attracted to blue, purple and yellow flowers so let’s get planting. If anyone has any ideas to improve of village, please leave a comment on our Facebook page Ballyagran Tidytown or come along to our meetings or tell one of the group. Help is needed in setting up a web page for the group. If anyone has interest in helping our group or might know someone who would like the opportunity to set up a Web page let us know, activities like this in community involvement look great in a CV.
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