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Club News 20th February

posted 20 Feb 2018, 04:09 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 20 Feb 2018, 04:15 ]

Congratulations to Aideen Quinn who traveled to Croke Park at the weekend to collect her ‘Volunteer of the Year’ award at the National Camogie Association Awards ceremony.  This was a well deserved award for Aideen for all her hard work and dedication in the promotion of Camogie within the Club, County and beyond.
 Well done Aideen from all at the Gaels.

 Club registration will take place at the Clubroom this Sunday 25th February and Sunday 11th March from 2-4pm. This year we will be carrying out Garda Vetting at the registration so all coaches/ managers or parents involved with various teams should bring some form of photographic ID.
 Please make every effort to attend on either day to confirm your membership for 2018.

 The Club will host a Golf Classic on Good Friday, 30th March from 8am at Portsalon Golf Club.
 The cost is €100 per team of four and there are prizes of approximately €1500 to be won on the day.
 There are also free ‘Goodie Bags’ for each team member.  Please contact Portsalon Golf Course on 0749159459 to book a time or contact Brendan on 0877734230 or John on 0833058347 for more information.  All welcome.

The Donegal GAA Annual Club Pass is currently available to purchase through the Club. This Pass entitles the holder entry to all adult club games within the County both League and Championship.
 Please contact any club officer to get yours in time for the 2018 season.

Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure in Letterkenny are currently stocking Club gear which includes replica jerseys, training tops, jackets, bobble hats, scarfs etc.

Good luck to our young Camogs who will travel to The Meadowbank Sports Complex in Magherafelt, at the weekend, for their first blitz of the season.
  • Indoor Camogie training continues every at the Lyit for U-8 and U-10 girls from 6.30 to 7.45 and the U-14’s train at the Community Centre 4G Pitch on Monday evenings from 6-7pm. All welcome.

  •  Underage football training will resume on Friday 16th of February for U-6, U-8, U-10 & U-12’s. The U-6 training will be in the Woodlands hall at 6pm on Friday evenings while the U-8 & U-10’s will be on in the Aura from 11am to 12noon on Sunday’s. U-12, U-14 & U-16 training is on different evenings during the week. Please contact your relevant manager for more details.

  •  Indoor Hurling continues every Thursday evening at the Leisure Centre from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. All welcome.

 Bingo continues every Monday in the Arena 7. The Jackpot stands at €6250.
 Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome.

Club News 13th February

posted 20 Feb 2018, 04:08 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 20 Feb 2018, 04:16 ]

Club registration will take place at the Clubroom on Sunday 25th February and Sunday 11th March from 2-4pm.
 This year we will be carrying out Garda Vetting at the registration so all coaches/ managers or parents involved with various teams should bring some form of photographic ID.  Please make every effort to attend on either day to confirm your membership for 2018.

We will be running a Golf Classic on Good Friday, March 30th at Portsalon Golf Course. More details in the coming weeks.

The Donegal GAA Annual Club Pass is currently available to purchase through the Club. This Pass entitles the holder entry to all adult club games within the County both League and Championship.
 Please contact any club officer to get yours in time for the 2018 season.

Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure in Letterkenny are currently stocking Club gear which includes replica jerseys, training tops, jackets, bobble hats, scarfs etc.

  • Indoor Camogie training continues every at the Lyit for U-8 and U-10 girls from 6.30 to 7.45 and the U-14’s train at the Community Centre 4G Pitch on Monday evenings from 6-7pm. All welcome.

  •  Underage football training will resume on Friday 16th of February for U-6, U-8, U-10 & U-12’s. The U-6 training will be in the Woodlands hall at 6pm on Friday evenings while the U-8 & U-10’s will be on in the Aura from 11am to 12noon on Sunday’s. U-12, U-14 & U-16 training is on different evenings during the week. Please contact your relevant manager for more details.

  •  Indoor Hurling continues every Thursday evening at the Leisure Centre from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. All welcome.

 Bingo continues every Monday in the Arena 7. The Jackpot stands at €6200.
 Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome.

Club News 30th January

posted 20 Feb 2018, 04:06 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 20 Feb 2018, 04:19 ]

Our Annual Presentation Night took place on Saturday night last in the Arena 7. The award winners on the night were; Senior Player of the Year: Shane Graham, Reserve Player of the Year: Shane Gildea, Ladies Player of the year: Rachel Tinney, Under 21 Player of the Year: Cormac Cannon, Minor Players of the Year: Shay Doherty & Brian Diver. 
The Club Person of the Year was awarded to Vincent Hanley.

Camogs, coaches and parents gathered at the Clubroom last Saturday evening for the annual Camogie Presentation at Páirc na nGael. Awards were presented to U14 All Ireland Division 5 & Ulster Shield winners – Eimear Ní Bhaoghail & Tori Ellis, Letterkenny Schools, Blitz Player of the Tournament – Tori Ellis, Cumann na Bunscoil Camogie Player – Niamh Sweeney, U18 Player of the Year - Eimear Gillespie (accepted by Ornaith Ní Fhearghail), U16 Player of the Year - Eímear Quinn, U14 Player of the Year - Aoife Doherty.

We will be running a Golf Classic on Good Friday, March 30th at Portsalon Golf Course. More details in the coming weeks.

The Donegal GAA Annual Club Pass is currently available to purchase through the Club. This Pass entitles the holder entry to all adult club games within the County both League and Championship.
Please contact any club officer to get yours in time for the 2018 season.

Congrats and Good Luck to Club Stalwart, John McDermott and his Home Club, Michael Glaveys, Roscommon who play Moy in the All Ireland Intermediate Club Football Final next Saturday.

Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure in Letterkenny are currently stocking Club gear which includes replica jerseys, training tops, jackets, bobble hats, scarfs etc.

Beidh Scór Sinsear ag teacht go luath i 2018. Are you at least 17 years old? Would you sing in a ballad group, play traditional music in a grúpa ceoil, do a recitation/tell a story, join a quiz team for Scór? We need Gaels to sign up for Scór. Get involved, enjoy the craic, represent your Club!
Please contact Bairbre on 089 4218215.

Indoor Camogie training resumes this Friday 2nd February at the Lyit for U-8 and U-10 girls from 6.30 to 7.45 and the U-14’s will train at the Community Centre 4G Pitch on Monday evenings from 6-7pm. All welcome.

Underage football training will resume on Friday 16th of February for U-6, U-8, U-10 & U-12’s. The U-6 training will be in the Woodlands hall at 6pm on Friday evenings while the U-8 & U-10’s will be on in the Aura from 11am to 12noon on Sunday’s. U-12, U-14 & U-16 training is on different evenings during the week. Please contact your relevant manager for more details.

Indoor Hurling will resume this Thursday evening in the Leisure Centre from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. All welcome. 

Bingo continues every Monday in the Arena 7. The Jackpot stands at €6100.
Lines are €40 and Houses are €130. Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome.

For regular club updates and photos see our club web page, Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @LetterkennyGael

Club News 16th January

posted 20 Jan 2018, 10:59 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 20 Jan 2018, 11:00 ]

Our Annual Presentation Night took place on Saturday night last in the Arena 7. The award winners on the night were; 
Senior Player of the Year: Shane Graham, 
Reserve Player of the Year: Shane Gildea,
Ladies Player of the year: Rachel Tinney, 
Under 21 Player of the Year: Cormac Cannon, 
Minor Players of the Year: Shay Doherty & Brian Diver. 
The Club Person of the Year was awarded to Vincent Hanley.

Also on Saturday evening the Clubs AGM took place. Most positions were filled with a few remaining to be finished. See Club Facebook for details.

Tickets for the National GAA draw are currently on sale within the Club and we are urging every member to take responsibility for selling just one book. This collective effort will deliver some much needed funding to the Club so all help will be very welcomed.

Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure in Letterkenny are currently stocking Club gear which includes replica jerseys, training tops, jackets, bobble hats, scarfs etc.

Beidh Scór Sinsear ag teacht go luath i 2018. Are you at least 17 years old? Would you sing in a ballad group, play traditional music in a grúpa ceoil, do a recitation/tell a story, join a quiz team for Scór? We need Gaels to sign up for Scór. Get involved, enjoy the craic, represent your Club! Please contact Bairbre on 089 4218215.

Indoor Camogie will resume in the New Year. Dates will be confirmed. The Camogie Presentation evening will take place on Sunday 28th January at 4pm in the Clubroom.

Underage football training will resume indoors during February 2018. More details to follow.

Indoor Hurling will resume again in early February.

Bingo continues every Monday in the Arena 7. The Jackpot stands at €6000. 
Lines are €40 and Houses are €130. Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome.

Club News 20th December

posted 23 Dec 2017, 05:37 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 23 Dec 2017, 05:39 ]

Congratulations to Brian Diver who this week was announced as an Ulster Schools Football All-Star. This is a massive achievement and the award couldn’t go to a more deserving player.

Tickets for the National GAA draw are currently being distributed within the Club and we are urging every member to take responsibility for selling just one book over the Christmas period. This collective effort will deliver some much needed funding to the Club so all help will be very welcomed.

Good luck to our senior reserve football captain Bobby Carey and Shauna who are getting married over the Christmas period.

Letterkenny Gaels GAA Club conveys sincere thanks to the people of Letterkenny and the wider community for your continued support during the past year. The continued progress of our Club is down to our hardworking officers, members, generous sponsors, team managers, coaches and parents who help in so many ways and we thank them all. Under the leadership of our Underage Football, Hurling, Camogie and Ladies Football Sub-Committees and the guidance of our Club Executive, the Club has continued to grow and develop the talents of our playing members from Under 6 Nursery right through to our senior footballers.
Bliain gnóthach a bhí ann chomh maith maidir le Scór agus Cultúir.
We again welcomed the wider community for the staging of the Play “Separate Beds” and we thank you all for the very favourable comments on the accommodation arrangements, hospitality and friendly service experienced each night.
Club updates are available on our Website http://letterkennygaels.donegal.gaa.ie/  Facebook or follow us on Twitter @LetterkennyGael.

We convey our condolences to all Club Members and supporters who have suffered bereavement.
We wish everyone a happy and peaceful Christmas and good health and prosperity in the New Year ahead. Nollaig shona agus bliain úr faoi mhaise dó gach duine go léir.

Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure in Letterkenny are currently stocking Club gear which includes replica jerseys, training tops, jackets, bobble hats, scarfs etc.

Beidh Scór Sinsear ag teacht go luath i 2018. Are you at least 17 years old? Would you sing in a ballad group, play traditional music in a grúpa ceoil, do a recitation/tell a story, join a quiz team for Scór? We need Gaels to sign up for Scór. Get involved, enjoy the craic, represent your Club!
Please contact Bairbre on 089 4218215.

Indoor Camogie has concluded for 2017 and will resume in the New Year. Dates will be confirmed.

Underage football training will resume indoors during February 2018. More details to follow.

Indoor Hurling has concluded for the season and will resume again in early February.

There will be no bingo on Monday 25th but will continue on Monday 1st January in Arena 7. The Jackpot stands at €5850.
Lines are €40 and Houses are €130. Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome.

For regular club updates and photos see our club web page, Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @LetterkennyGael

Club News 5th December

posted 11 Dec 2017, 15:48 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 11 Dec 2017, 15:49 ]

Tickets for the National GAA draw are currently being distributed within the Club and we are urging every member to take responsibility for selling just one book over the Christmas period. This collective effort will deliver some much needed funding to the Club so all help will be very welcomed.

Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure in Letterkenny are currently stocking Club gear which includes replica jerseys, training tops, jackets, bobble hats, scarfs etc.
  • Indoor Camogie training continues every Friday evening from 6.30-7.45pm in the LYIT hall. Contact ‭(086) 816 3605‬ for more details.. All welcome.
  • Underage football training will resume indoors during February 2018. More details to follow.
  • Indoor Hurling continues in the Aura Leisure Centre every Thursday evening from 6.30 to 7.30. Open to boys from 4 to 14 years and girls 4 to 12 years. New players always welcome.


Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €5750.


Lines are €40 and Houses are €130. Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm.


There will be a special Christmas Bingo on Monday 18th. More details next week. All welcome.

For regular club updates and photos see our club web page, Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @LetterkennyGael

Club News 7th November

posted 10 Nov 2017, 14:58 by Letterkenny Gaels

Applications are invited in writing for our Senior and Reserve Football Team Manager Posts for the 2018 year, followed by a review and the option to extend the appointment for the 2019 year. Written applications must be lodged with Jim McGlynn, Club Secretary by email or post not later than Sunday, 12th November 2017.
Further Information is available on our Club Website, Facebook and Twitter.

  • Indoor Girls camogie training for U-8,10 & 12 continues every Friday in Lyit from 6.30-7.45pm. New girls always welcome, bring your friends along. 

Adults, children, do you want to be involved in Scór? Whether performing or helping the performers to prepare we need musicians, singers, Irish dancers, actors, public speakers, quizzers. If you can help or you can perform please contact Bairbre 089 4218215. Let's do our club proud again this year. Bainfidh tú sult as!

  • Underage football training will resume indoors during February 2018. More details to follow. 

The hurling presentation evening will take place in the Clubroom from 4pm on Saturday 18th November
  • Indoor Hurling continues in the Aura Leisure Centre every Thursday evening from 6.30 to 7.30. Open to boys from 4 to 14 years and girls 4 to 12 years. New players always welcome. For more information contact Sharon 0868405785 or Dan 0867392780. 

Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €5550. Lines are €40 and Houses are €130. Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome. 

For regular club updates and photos see our club web page, Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @LetterkennyGael

Club News 30th October

posted 4 Nov 2017, 16:39 by Letterkenny Gaels

Indoor Girls camogie training for U-8,10 & 12 starts on Friday in Lyit sports hall from 6-7pm this week & 6.30-7.45 after that. €25 in total or €20 per girl if paid in full. New girls always welcome, bring your friends along.

Adults, children, do you want to be involved in Scór? Whether performing or helping the performers to prepare we need musicians, singers, Irish dancers, actors, public speakers, quizzers. If you can help or you can perform please contact Bairbre 089 4218215. Let's do our club proud again this year. Bainfidh tú sult as!

Underage football training will resume indoors during February 2018. More details to follow.

Indoor Hurling continues in the Aura Leisure Centre every Thursday evening from 6.30 to 7.30. Open to boys from 4 to 14 years and girls 4 to 12 years. New players always welcome. For more information contact Sharon 0868405785 or Dan 0867392780.

Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €5500. Lines are €40 and Houses are €130. Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome.


For regular club updates and photos see our club web page, Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @LetterkennyGael

Club News 24th October

posted 4 Nov 2017, 16:36 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 4 Nov 2017, 16:37 ]

The senior footballers travelled to take on Naomh Muire in their final league game of the season and were defeated.
Pride of place this week goes to our U-13 hurlers who won their final in the Derry League at Owenbeg on Sunday morning. Well done lads.
Hard luck to our U-13 girls who were defeated by a physically stronger Bundoran team in the County Final on Sunday. Despite the result the girls can hold their heads high and look back on what was a great season. Most of the girls will be eligible to play at this grade next year too.
After eight 'Fantastic' nights of high jinx and belly laughs, the curtain came down on our Comedy Play, Separate Beds at the Gaels Clubroom last night. This was another excellent club and community event which Letterkenny Gaels were delighted to host. We would like to extend our sincere thanks to all in our club and the wider community and to those who travelled from further afield to enjoy the Play. Special thanks must go to Paddy O'Connor, Producer, the entire Production Team and the magnificent Cast who gave so much of their time and acting skills to give us all truly memorable performances. We also wish to extend our appreciation to James Frain and his Executive Production Team including especially, Brian Sweeney, Conor Crossan, Charlie Cannon, Club Chairperson and Mark McFadden, PRO who did sterling work in the lead up and during the staging of the Play and finally, to all of the Club Members who helped out in so many ways including home baking, catering, carparking, programme and ticket sales. Our Club is also deeply grateful to Letterkenny Rugby Club for their cooperation and support throughout the staging of the Play. Finally, our grateful thanks to our many sponsors and ticket outlets for their much appreciated support.
Adults, children, do you want to be involved in Scór? Whether performing or helping the performers to prepare we need musicians, singers, Irish dancers, actors, public speakers, quizzers. If you can help or you can perform please contact Bairbre 089 4218215. Let's do our club proud again this year. Bainfidh tú sult as!

  • Underage football training will resume indoors during February 2018. More details to follow.
Outdoor Camogie training has concluded for the season and the girls will return to indoor training at the LYIT hall in early November.
  • Indoor Hurling continues in the Aura Leisure Centre every Thursday evening from 6.30 to 7.30. Open to boys from 4 to 14 years and girls 4 to 12 years. New players always welcome. For more information contact Sharon 0868405785 or Dan 0867392780.



Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €5450. Lines are €40 and Houses are €130. Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome.

Sympathy is extended to Grainne, John and the extended Patton and McDermott family on their recent bereavement.

For regular club updates and photos see our club web page, Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @LetterkennyGael

Club News 19th September

posted 23 Sep 2017, 15:21 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 23 Sep 2017, 15:21 ]

The Championship came to an end for our senior footballers on Saturday evening last as they lost out to Naomh Colmcille at the O'Donnell Park. Attention now turns back to the League where the lads have three remaining games. These games will be played in early October.


The annual underage party for footballers, hurlers and Camogs will take place in the Arena 7 on Friday the 29th of September from 5-7pm. See Club Facebook for more details.

Adults, children, do you want to be involved in Scór? Whether performing or helping the performers to prepare we need musicians, singers, Irish dancers, actors, public speakers, quizzers. If you can help or you can perform please contact Bairbre 089 4218215. Let's do our club proud again this year. Bainfidh tú sult as!

The U-11 footballers traveled across town on Friday evening to take on neighbours St Eunan's in a friendly. This was an enjoyable match for both teams and a rematch will be played in the coming weeks at Páirc na nGael.

  • Outdoor Underage football training concludes this Sunday morning and will resume indoors during February 2018. More details to follow.
  • Outdoor Camogie training has concluded for the season and the girls will return to indoor training at the LYIT hall in October.

The U-8 and U-10 girls have a blitz this Saturday morning in Burt.

The U-13 Hurlers will be taking part in the North West Regional Tournament during October.

  • Outdoor Hurling training has concluded for the season and Indoor Hurling will start in the Aura Leisure Centre on  Thursday 19th October 6.30 to 7.30. Open to boys 4 to 14 years and girls 4 to 12years. New players always welcome. For more information contact Sharon 0868405785 or Dan 0867392780.
  • U16 Hurling continues with our U16's playing an U16 Shield final this Thursday against either Setanta or Aodh Ruadh.
  • The U16's and Minors will be holding indoor sessions in the coming weeks with days and times to be confirmed.

The U-11 girls were defeated by Doire Colmcille at the pitch on Sunday past in their final group game of the Inishowen League. The U-9 & U-11 girls now look forward to playing in the Shield Final which is fixed for Burt next weekend.

U-16s girls and younger football training continues on Sunday mornings from 11am-12 noon at Pairc na nGael.

Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €5250. Lines are €40 and Houses are €130. Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome.

For regular club updates and photos see our club web page, Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @LetterkennyGael

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