SOUTH GAA NOTES
FRIENDS OF LIMERICK FOOTBALLL FUNDRAISER :
The Friends of Limerick Football in association with Limerick GAA are running a Last Man Standing fundraiser to raise much needed funds to further develop football throughout the county. All proceeds go towards the running costs of the football academy for young players from the age of 14 to 17 years
This year the Limerick Football committee are starting an emerging talent squad to cater for the players that are on the periphery of the U20 squad and players who are over 20 that are on the periphery of the senior squad. Proceeds also go to the U20s and the senior footballers training fund to assist them to build on the huge success of last year
Your support and participation would be greatly appreciated. To participate please click on the following link; klubfunder.com/friendsof limerick or you can contact Wayne Fitzgerald, the Limerick Football Develop-ment secretary on secretary.football.limerickatgaa.ie or phone 098 8813594, Gerry Phillips the Football Develop-ment chairman on football chairperson.limerickgaa.ie or phone 086 8813594, Gerry Phillips the Football Development chairman on football-chairperson.limerickatgaa.ie or phone 087 2511968, Colette O’Grady the Football Development PRO on colletteogradyatgmail.com or phone 086 8476299.
CLUB Limerick DRAW 2021 :
Support our Hurlers & Footballers this year by joining the #CLUBLkDraw
WIN €10,000 / 29 Other Cash Prizes /IPAD 128GB on 27th March 2021 (1st Draw)
Visit limerickgaa.ie/club-limerick-draw today to help support our Clubs & Teams in 2021
GARDA VETTING :
With the recent changes to Garda vetting renewal (now every 3 years as a result of changes in the Law )
Applications are processed as follows:
• Applicant completes basic information and submits to Limerick Garda Vetting Co Ordinator
• an email is returned to applicant with a link to complete a full application ( must be completed within 30 days)
• an email is triggered to adult club Runai informing them that applicant has applied for Garda Vetting
• once full application is completed its submitted to the Garda vetting Unit
• Garda vetting unit submits report to the GAA
• GAA decides on suitability and sends email to applicant and Club Secretary
GAA MUSEUM BOOK CLUB :
There has been a brilliant response to the launch of the GAA Museum Book Club and this week they are hosting their first live event. Michael Foley, author of ‘The Bloodied Field’ will be joining us for our virtual Q&A this Thursday at 8.30pm. The event will last approx. 45 minutes. Further details can be found at the following link: The GAA Museum Book Club – Croke Park
COVID 19 LEVEL 5 RESTRICTIONS
The GAA has issued advice to all clubs and counties for activities that are permissible and not permissible in 2021 until further notice. Exception: Walkways may stay open for use by the community with social distancing in place. These restrictions will remain in place until at least 5th. April Clubs are reminded all members to continue to follow the government advice to remain at home and exercise within your 5 km.
LIMERICK GAA REFEREE RECRUITMENT
Are there any persons in your club interested in becoming a GAA referee ? Do they have what it takes to officiate at Gaelic Games? If so, please make contact with Patsy Coffey 087 9160344 or Mike Sexton. 087 9188375
TLC 6 ON GOOD FRIDAY It has been announced recently that TLC6 clean up will take place in some capacity this Good Friday 6th. April, in compliance with HSE restrictions. Please visit www.teamlinerickcleanup.ie to register your interest . More information will be available in the coming weeks.
NATIONAL CLUB DRAW : Tickets are €10 and are available to buy from clubs –Prizes are: 1. All-New Renault CLIO V Dynamique TCe 100 MY19.
2. €2,000 Cash Prize.
3. All Ireland Hurling & Football Final Package 2021 – The complete package for 2 includes premium tickets for the All Ireland Hurling & Football Final, overnight accommodation in the Croke Park Hotel on both weekends and dinner for two included.
These are just three of the very many fantastic prizes on offer, if you’re not in you can’t win. Contact your local Club for more details.
REMEMBRANCE : On this date 4th. March 2018, South Limerick GAA lost a great Servant to the GAA at Club, Divisional and County level when Harry Greensmyth of Herbertstown, passed, today we think of his wife Christina and his sisters.
May Harry Rest in Peace