MONALEEN GAA CLUB NOTES
PIETA HOUSE FUNDRAISER:
Monaleen Camogie are hosting a 24-hour fundraiser for Pieta House this weekend. Over 60 players and families have taken a 30 min slot each between 7:30pm Friday, May 8 and 7:30pm Saturday, May 9 to run/walk in aid of Pieta House. Please support this worthy cause if you can by clicking on the Go Fund Me link. https://www.gofundme.com/f/monaleen-camogie-for-pieta-house. All support is hugely appreciated by Monaleen Camogie Club.
HELP AVAILABLE: Monaleen GAA club recognises that the current advice re-social distancing and isolation can leave members of our community with challenging situations. If there’s anything we can do to help you, for instance dog walking, grocery drops, even a regular phone check in with you, please let us know, we’d be delighted to help where we can. Contact Alan at 087 7766022 or Caroline at 087 6448807. Monaleen GAA Club has teamed up with Centra in Monaleen Stores and Newtown Shopping Centre to help people in our community who are in isolation. Working together, Centra can get your groceries together and one of the club’s volunteers will drop them to your home. Phone your grocery list into Centra Annacotty at 061-333947 or Monaleen at 061-338287 between 9am and 4pm. Let us look after you during these difficult days.
COVID-19: In line with the position advised by Limerick County GAA board, Monaleen GAA club respectfully requests parents not to send their children to club grounds during the period of social distancing put in place by the Government. This position has been taken to limit community transmission of the Coronavirus and in order to protect vulnerable people in our locality. Signs have now been erected clearly indicating that the pitch is closed, with access prohibited. Adults, please lead by example, parents, please tell your children why it is important to keep a social distance. We must stay apart for the safety of all of our community.
LOTTO RESULTS: The latest Lotto draw took place on Thursday, May 1 with the jackpot standing at €20,000. The numbers drawn were 2, 3, 10 and 15. Winners of the €50 lucky dips were U. Murnane, Hazelhall; S. Atkinson, Heatherdale; S. Mulhall, Miltown Manor; P O’Regan, Beechwood. The subscriber draw was staged on Thursday night last ‘behind closed doors’. The draw was streamed on Instagram. Thank you for your continued support.
RELIVE CLASSIC GAA GAMES: Reminder that the GAA, in conjunction with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, launched the GAA Digital Archive at Croke Park providing free access to past GAA matches to internet users around the world. 113 All-Ireland finals since 1961 are included in the archive and provincial finals from 1961 also feature. The new archive also includes All-Ireland club finals since 1989. In all, over 500 football and hurling matches were retrieved from broadcasters and information such as date, result, venue, referee, scorers and teams and substitutions was added. This might be useful to all GAA fans during this time of isolation! Go to https://www.gaa.ie/gaa-now/archive/…