BALLYSTEEN GAA CLUB NOTES
Suspension of Activities
The GAA have confirmed that all activity is still suspended due to the Coronavirus. This includes Under Age to Senior Level encompassing training, matches and team gatherings.
1) All GAA Club games, training and team events at all ages and grades are postponed.
2) GAA Injury Benefit Fund cover and Public Liability insurance cover is suspended, in respect of any playing or training activity undertaken by GAA Clubs or members or undertaken on club property.
3) The Club may continue to facilitate normal community and recreational use of its pitches and playing areas by members.
4) Clubs should also promote physical distancing.
Please remember to practice best hygiene & social standards as guided by the HSE.
Further notices as directed from The GAA in regards resumption of activities will be posted as soon as it is available.
Parish GAA Book
PATRONS FOR PARISH GAA BOOK
First of all, many thanks to all those who have already contributed €50 to become a patron of the upcoming book by Paul Anglim on the history of the GAA in the parish of Askeaton/Ballysteen. We are all the more grateful for your generosity in what is a very difficult period for everyone.
The book will be over 400 pages long and there will be substantial printing costs. There will be a patron’s page in the book and Ballysteen GAA club are appealing for individuals to contribute €50. For €50, the person’s name will appear on the patron’s page and they will receive a book worth €20.
All proceeds will go towards Ballysteen GAA to help cover printing costs.
The book will be going to the printers soon, so if you want to become a patron and have your name associated with this worthy cause, contact Chairman, Alan Kehoe (0871237562), Secretary, John Neville (0876505469), Treasurer, John Anglim (0862362642)
If you want to pay through revolut, send to Paul Anglim on 0872838990.
Let us know what name or names you want to have down in print, i.e. Joe Bloggs and family, Ballysteen,Co. Limerick
Service to the Elderly
Ballysteen GAA along with Askeaton GAA & Askeaton/Ballysteen/Kilcornan Bord na nÓg GAA wish to offer our services to the eldery and the most vulnerable in our community during this current time and throughout the weeks ahead.
All three clubs are coming together to give back to our community that has supported us throughout good times and bad. We will be offering to help anyone who requires shopping, prescriptions, fuel etc to be collected on their behalf and delivered to their doorstep.
We will support local businesses to help keep our local community going. Listed below are our co-ordinators numbers. You can ring or text these numbers and we will organise assistance thereafter. Best hygiene practices will be used by our volunteers during the deliver of this service.
Thanks to everyone who is volunteering as part of this. Every little helps in the sustainment and sense of community amongst ourselves. Please remember to share this information to people who are not on Social Media so that they know this service is available.
Theresa Kenny O’Connell (087 6497963)
Eamon Purcell (087 9382972)
John Neville (087 6505469)
Alan Kehoe (087 1237562)
County Club Championship Update
Limerick GAA have confirmed that all Club Championship matches scheduled for April have been postponed. When rescheduled, we will update our media channels.
We are in unprecedented times and now we must show our strength as a community and club. Please follow the guidelines as set out by the HSE. If you feel unwell or display any symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath, breathing difficulties) related to COVID-19 contact your GP and remember to self isolate from those around you until necessary.
Club Gear remains available online to order through O’Neills – https://www.oneills.com/shop-…/…/ireland/ballysteen-gaa.html
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