KILLEEDY GAA CLUB NOTES
We are delighted to announce that our underage players are back to training this week. Training is non-contact only and all players, coaches and parents are asked to stick to all the Covid protocols specified by the GAA. All parents are asked to complete the online Covid Health Questionnaire Declaration form on Foireann https://returntoplay.gaa.ie/ during the day before each session. On arrival at training, please follow all instructions given by the Covid compliance officer and Coaches. All players to bring their own easily identifiable water bottle, parents do not gather in groups, any paid up club members who wish to use the Walkway please do so, no one is to hang around in the car park after training, as other groups may be arriving to use the facilities, use hand sanitiser. Above all else, do not allow Juveniles to attend training if they are feeling unwell.
Return to Play /Foireann:
As per health & safety Guidelines all parents of Underage children will have to complete a Health Questionnaire/Declaration online before each training session
Please select the following teams for children born in
Killeedy-Tournafulla Hurling U17 – 2004 & 2005
Killeedy-Tournafulla Hurling U15 – 2006 & 2007
Killeedy-Tournafulla Hurling U13 – 2008 & 2009
Killeedy-Tournafulla Hurling U11 – 2010 & 2011
Killeedy U9 Hurling & Football – 2012 & 2013
Killeedy U7 Hurling & Football – 2014 & 2015
Killeedy U5 Hurling & Football – 2016, 2017 & 2018
Club Limerick Draw 2021:
1st prize of €10,000 for April went to Killeedy – Declan & Kathy O’Connor, congratulations to you both on a fantastic win, enjoy spending.
The next Club Limerick Draw takes place this Saturday 29th May with another jackpot prize of €10,000 & a host of cash prizes up for grabs. This will be the third of ten monthly draws which will run until December.
The Club Limerick Draw is one of our main fundraisers with 50% of the entrant fee returned to our own club. We strongly urge all club members to support this vital fundraiser & with such a wonderful selection of Exclusive Prizes on offer hopefully your luck is in for 2021.
The cost of entry is €10 per draw. You can sign up by contacting our Draw co-ordinator Christopher Moxey or online via limerickgaa.ie/club-limerick-draw, remembering to select Killeedy GAA as the nominated club during the process.
Con & Annie Kirby Memorial Stakes Final 2021:
The Finals of the Con & Annie Kirby took place on Saturday night last at Limerick Greyhound Stadium.
Killeedy’s nominated dog Singalong Sally came home in 6th place, giving Killeedy GAA a prize of €1,000. Thank you all for all your support over the past 5 weeks.
We would like to take this opportunity to wish Sally’s owners Archie & Gilbert Anderson from Oxfordshire and her trainer’s Pat & Emma Buckley from Cappawhite, Tipperary all the very best in the future and thank you all for letting us be part of Sally’s big Final.
Thank you final to Noreen & JP McManus & family for kindly sponsoring this annual event, which is welcomed by all Limerick clubs with a €20,000 prize-fund on offer including €10,000 for the winning club.
Killeedy GAA & Camogie Healthy Club Project Notes:
Last week, our Healthy Club organised a Wellbeing Masterclass by ex-Cavan Footballer Alan O’Mara for our 13-19 year olds. We believed that this age group have been effected by the pandemic, after only returning to school on April 12th and all their sport had ceased since December 2020. This Masterclass covered topics such as 1. Resilience 2. Self Awareness and 3. Self-Compassion.
Recipes for Success:
We are on week four of our online Recipes for Success Campaign. This we are focusing on smart snacking with videos, recipe inspiration and healthy eating posters. Please keep an eye out for these on our Twitter, Instagram and our Healthy Clubs Facebook group and share them online with your members using the #gaahealth and tag St. Angela’s College Sligo. Please see attached this week’s resource which can be shared with your members.
Mental Health and Wellbeing – Sporting Lessons for Life:
Orang Eire GAA Club (Malaysia) – invites you to attend a webinar on Mental Health and Wellbeing – Sporting Lessons for Life, a virtual event on 28th April from 19.00-20.00 (Malaysia time). Join us to hear from current and former GAA/AFLW players and professionals in the space on what lessons you can take and apply to your own lives. The event will be hosted by Ciaran Casey, Player – Orang Eire GAA. With opening remarks by Pat Gorham., Chairman Orang Eire GAA and an Overview and Wellbeing Aims for Clubs by Joe Trolan., Asian County Board. With Guest Speakers:
1. Brid Stack, 11 Time All Ireland Winning Cork Ladies Footballer and current AFLW – Greater Western Sydney Giants (GWS) Player
2. Shane Carthy, Current Dublin Senior Footballer, Author “Dark Blue”
3. Chris Lynch, Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement Lead, Australian Cycling.
Please register via Eventbite only. A dedicated Zoom link will be sent to all registered attendees via email: Mental Health and Wellbeing – Sporting Lessons for Life Tickets, Wed 28 Apr 2021 at 19:00 | Eventbrite
Get Active for Your Wellbeing’ Webinar with HSE and Derval O’Rourke:
HSE Health and Wellbeing are hosting ‘Get Active for Your Wellbeing’ Webinar on Wednesday May 5th at 2pm-3pm. Register Here. This upcoming webinar will focus on supporting people on how to build physical activity into daily life. Join us and hear from our special guest 3 time Olympian Derval O’Rourke. Derval will talk about what she has learned and ways to improve your health and wellbeing through exercise. We will also have input from HSE colleagues highlighting ways and opportunities to get active for your wellbeing. The webinar will also showcase the new FREE HSE Health and Wellbeing online exercise programmes. We are launching the first 8 ‘Pilates for beginners’ videos on the 5th May, which will be followed by Yoga, Strength and Conditioning and Chair Based Exercise videos. Please share the invitation attached or post it to your social pages using #keepwell and tagging @HSEHealthW.
Nutrition & Healthy Eating :
1. Are you interested in finding out more about food and nutrition for yourself or your family? Dietitians are taking online workshops throughout April. Free and open to all, be sure to put the dates in your diary. See attached flyer for more details.
2. Also if you need some inspiration for meal planning. There are over 80 tasty recipes on the Choose to Live Better website: https://www.choosetolivebetter.com/content/healthy-recipes
3. Bord bia also have lots of tasty recipe ideas if you are looking for inspiration: https://www.bordbia.ie/recipes/
4. If you are cooking for yourself for the first time, or just want to improve your basic skills, then these beginner cooking videos from Safefood will help you cover all the basics and get you cooking simple healthy meals in no time: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLh7gvGGhPbb1p-pE3_K58nXPz_-ujevkj
Engaging Men Webinar Series: Why Men’s Health?
You are invited to the first in a series of webinars focused on Engaging Men. The Why Men’s Health? webinar takes place on the 29th April from 12.00 – 13.00 and registration is here. HSE Health and Wellbeing, together with the Men’s Health Forum in Ireland, the Men’s Development Network and the Men’s Health Research Centre in IT Carlow will host this series of webinars which will bring you expert insights about the work and learning from the delivery to date of the HSE National Men’s Health Action Plan ‘Healthy Ireland Men’.