Athea GAA Club Notes:

2024 Membership:
*10% Discount on all options until March 1st 2024*
Membership is a vital part of ensuring our club’s continued success and development. Whether you are a player, coach, supporter, track user, parent of a player or member of the wider community, we welcome all new members.
The monies received are used towards: maintenance and development of facilities, playing equipment, affiliation fees, insurance, utility bills, team preparation and other administrative costs.
Please note – All players, coaches, mentors and committee members need to be registered before participating in training/matches for the upcoming year. Players must be covered by the Player Injury Sport fund, in the event of any injuries whilst representing the club. Guardians must ensure that all Youth players are registered.
Membership can be paid by following the link below, or by logging on to Club Force and Searching for ‘Athea GAA’. Tickets for the Club Draw & Limerick Development Draw (Mackey) are also on sale at the discounted price.…
Many thanks to everyone for your support.

Underage Coaches Wanted:
The Coiste na nNog will be holding an open meeting at the club house on Monday February 05th at 7:30pm to discuss our coaching for 2024. We are very lucky to have great Coaches involved with all our teams and want to invite anyone interested in coaching to attend this meeting. Coaching is very rewarding and a great way to meet people, we would welcome anyone interested to attend, no experience necessary.

Appeal to Dog Owners:
It has been brought to our attention that dogs are being left off their leads at the walking track. We are asking Dog owners to please keep their pets on leads at all times and to be mindful of other track users and their pets. Also we are appealing to dog owners to continue to clean up after your dog, with a bin provided near the club house. We will continue to monitor this situation.

Club Limerick Draw:
Tickets are now on sale for the Annual Club Limerick Draw (formally Mackey Draw). Please be aware the following applies to the sale of Limerick Club Draw Tickets –
1. 50% of the proceeds of ticket sales goes to Athea GAA
2. The more Club Limerick Draw tickets we sell, the more Limerick County Football/Hurling Championship Final tickets the Club will have access to
3. The Draw supports the development of the Limerick County Teams.
There will be one draw a month for 10 months made up of one €10,000 monthly prize, 28 Additional Cash Prizes each Month plus an exclusive STAR Prize.
Tickets are currently on sale through Club Force at a discounted price of €90 until March 1st.

Athea GAA & LGFA:
Tickets are selling fast for Dinner Dance Fri 1st March in the Devon Inn. These can be booked by contacting any member of the team / committee or Liz O’ Sullivan 087 6699783 or Mary Ita Casey 0874141157 . They will be also for sale during step to the best on Thursday nights from 7-8. We are delighted to announce The Kelts will be providing the musical entertainment on the night followed by DJ excel late into the night

Athea GMAO:
Gaelic 4 Mothers & Others will resume again this year. If there is anyone who would like to join for an hour of fun, friendship, exercise and laughter please contact Jacqueline O’Connor on 086 0670091. The group would love to see some new faces, and the regulars returning to the field.

Adult Ladies Team:
Our intermediate team returns to the track this Friday night and in the gym Saturday mornings for some pre season training. We wish them well. If there is anyone that would like to join , the team is always looking for new / old members.

County Teams:
Well done to Rebecca Collins who lined out at no10 for the Limerick minors v Kilkenny at the weekend.
Well done also to Rachel Greaney who won the senior league round 3 with Na Fianna in Abu Dhabi at the weekend

Split the Bucket:
Congratulations to Marian Nolan, who was this week’s winner of Split the Bucket, going home with the grand total of €410. The next draw will take place on Monday February 12th. Envelopes can be purchased at Dick Whites, Collins Shop, O’ Riordan’s Pharmacy, Athea Credit Union, Brown Joes, Batts,Bingo at Con Colbert Hall on Friday nights, Chinese Takeaway, Gables Grill and during events at Pairc na nGael. Thanks to everyone for your continued support.

Ireland Lights Up:
In conjunction with Operation Transformation, Athea GAA will host the Annual Ireland Lights Up Walks on Thursday evenings from 7pm – 8pm, running from January 11th – February 29th. Those who sign up & attend the full 8 week programme will be entered into a draw to win 1 of 30 free Healthy Ireland Goodie Bags.