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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

Club News 12th September

posted 23 Sep 2017, 15:17 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 23 Sep 2017, 15:17 ]

Both the reserve and senior footballers traveled to Dunkineely to take on Naomh Ultan on Saturday evening past. The seniors won their game with one point to spare while the reserves were defeated.

This weekend sees the return of the Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure Junior A Championship where our senior team will take on neighbours Naomh Colmcille in the semifinal. See Club Facebook page for fixture details.


Well done to two Letterkenny Gaels men on opposite sides of the planet on their recent victories with their adopted clubs. Adam Moore captained Fraser Valley Gaels in Vancouver to the North American Football Championship while James Doherty won the Western Australian Football Championship with Greenwood GFC in Perth.


The U-10 footballers were busy again last weekend as they took part in the annual Gary Doyle Memorial football tournament hosted by St. Eunan's on Saturday. Underage football training continues every Sunday morning from 10.30am at the Glebe.


Congratulations to Tori Ellis, Eimear Uí Bhaoghill and the Donegal U-14 Camogie squad who won the All Ireland Blitz on Saturday.

Camogie training for these girls continues every Friday evening from 6-7pm at Páirc na nGael.

U-14 hurling training continues every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6.30-7.30pm.

Underage training continues every Thursday evening for U-6, U-8 and U-10 from 6.30-7.30pm. New players always welcome..

The U-9 and U-11 girls footballers hosted Steelstown GAA from Derry in horrible wet and windy conditions at Páirc na nGael on Sunday afternoon in their third game of the Inishowen girls League. The girls had mixed results with the U-9 girls losing narrowly and the U-11 girls winning their game.

Our U-13 girls had recent victories against Naomh Muire on Wednesday evening and St. Michaels on Saturday. The girls are now guaranteed a League semifinal spot. They play Mac Cumhaills this week..

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 €5200. 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 29th August

posted 1 Sep 2017, 13:09 by Letterkenny Gaels

On Saturday evening past the senior footballers had a good win over Red Hughs in the League. Both the seniors and reserves are free this weekend.

The Camogie crew held a massively successful camp at Páirc na nGael last weekend which concluded with an action packed game between 'The Girls and Parents' on Sunday evening. Well done to Aideen, Annie and the coaches for a great three days.

Preparations are well underway for Letterkenny Gaels first ever Inter-Club U-10 Football Tournament which takes place this Saturday 26th August at Páirc na nGael.

  • Underage football training continues every Sunday morning at the pitch for U-6's from 11am-12noon and
  • 10.30am-12noon for U-8's and U-10's. New members always welcome.

The U-12 hurlers played their last league game of the season away to Buncrana on Thursday evening and were beaten by a stronger team.

  • U-12 Hurling training continues on Tuesday evenings at 6.30pm.
  • U-14 hurling training continues every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6.30-7.30pm.
  • Underage training continues every Thursday evening for U-6, U-8 and U-10 from 6.30-7.30pm. New players always welcome.

The U-10 girls hosted a blitz at Páirc na nGael on Wednesday evening with Termon, St. Eunan's and MacCumhaills also taking part.

Letterkenny Gaels' Rachel Tinney travelled to Dublin to take part in the U-17 Girls Development Squad blitz last Tuesday. The girls reached the All Ireland A Final but lost out to Dublin.

  • U-16s girls and younger football training continues on Sunday mornings from 11am-12 noon at Pairc na nGael.
  • Over 16/seniors training is on Fridays at 6:30 at Pairc na nGael.

Sympathy is extended to the Christy Nee and his extended family on their recent bereavement.

Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €5050. 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 15th August

posted 19 Aug 2017, 01:12 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 19 Aug 2017, 01:13 ]

On Saturday evening past the Junior B team bowed out of the Championship after they were defeated by St Mary's Convoy in the semifinal. The Junior A lads had better fortunes when they defeated Convoy in their Championship on Sunday. This result now means they will play in the semifinal in mid September. This weekend attention turns back to the league where the lads travel to Killygordon on Saturday evening. Please see Facebook for fixture details. All support welcome. 

Good luck to Oisin Cannon and the Donegal Senior Ladies Football team in their TG4 All Ireland Quarter Final against Mayo in Mullingar on Saturday. 

Preparations are well underway for Letterkenny Gaels first ever Inter-Club U-10 Football Tournament which takes place on Saturday 26th August at Páirc na nGael. 

Underage football training continues every Sunday morning at the pitch for U-6's from 11am-12noon and 10.30am-12noon for U-8's and U-10's. New members always welcome. 

Places are still available on the Camogie Camp which begins on Friday 18th. Please contact Aideen on 086 816 3605 for more information or to secure a place. 

The U-12 hurlers lost out to Carndonagh last Thursday evening. 

  • U-12 Hurling training continues on Tuesday evenings at 6.30pm. 
  • U-14 hurling training continues every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6.30-7.30pm. 
  • Underage training continues every Thursday evening for U-6, U-8 and U-10 from 6.30-7.30pm. New players always welcome.
Congratulations to our U-10 girls Football team who had a good win over Naomh Mhuire on Saturday morning. 

  • U-16s girls and younger football training continues on Sunday mornings from 11am-12 noon at Pairc na nGael.
  •  Over 16/seniors training is on Fridays at 6:30 at Pairc na Gael. 


Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €5000. Lines are €40 and Houses are €130. Doors from 8pm. Eyes down 9pm. All welcome. 

Club News 8th August

posted 12 Aug 2017, 08:58 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 12 Aug 2017, 08:58 ]

The U-12 hurlers lost out to Gweedore last Thursday evening.

  • U-12 Hurling training continues on Tuesday evenings at 6.30pm.
  • U-14 hurling training continues every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6.30-7.30pm.
  • Underage training continues every Thursday evening for U-6, U-8 and U-10 from 6.30-7.30pm. New players always welcome.
  • U-16s girls and younger football training continues on Sunday mornings from 11am-12 noon at Pairc na nGael.
  • Over 16/seniors training is on Fridays at 6:30 at Pairc na Gael.

There are still a few remaining places on the Camogie Camp which is scheduled for 18th of August. See Facebook for more information.


Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €4950. 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 1st August

posted 1 Aug 2017, 10:32 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 1 Aug 2017, 10:32 ]

Both the reserve and senior footballers lost their league matches away to Burt on Sunday past. This weekend sees the resumption of the Michael Murphy Sports & Leisure Junior A Championship with the lads taking on Naomh Padraig Lifford on Sunday afternoon. Please see Facebook for fixture details.

Our annual Kellogg's Cúl Camp concluded on Friday last with 150 children taking part. Thanks to Cormac Cannon and his team of coaches for their help during the week.

Hard luck to our U-16 footballers who lost out in their Northern Shield final against Red Hughs on Friday evening.
The Minor footballers Championship season kicked off on Wednesday evening with a tough encounter away to MacCumhaills with the hosts claiming victory.

The U-12 hurlers lost out to Aodh Ruadh last Thursday evening.
  • U-12 Hurling training continues on Tuesday evenings at 6.30pm.
  • U-14 hurling training continues every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6.30-7.30pm.
  • Underage training continues every Thursday evening for U-6, U-8 and U-10 from 6.30-7.30pm. New players always welcome.
  • U-16s girls and younger football training continues on Sunday mornings from 11am-12 noon at Pairc na nGael.
  • Over 16/seniors training is on Fridays at 6:30 at Pairc na Gael.
  • Camogie training for our underage girls will continue next week.
The Camogie Camp is scheduled for 18th of August. See Facebook for more information.

Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €4900. 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 17th July 2017

posted 24 Jul 2017, 02:53 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 24 Jul 2017, 02:54 ]

Both the reserve and senior footballers travelled to Traigh a Locha to take on Fanad Gaels at the weekend with the hosts winning the two games. The Junior B Championship match away to Pettigo is scheduled for this weekend. Please see Facebook for fixture details.

There are two remaining Summer camps coming up at Letterkenny Gaels with the annual Cúl Camp starting on Monday and Camogie Camp scheduled for 18th of August. See Facebook for more information.

The Minor footballers played St Mary's Convoy on Monday night last in the Shield final. This high scoring game finished with a Convoy win.

The Letterkenny Gaels U9s and U10s continued their Northern Board Summer Blitz series on Saturday morning at Páirc na nGael. The Club hosted two very strong teams from Buncrana and Sean MacCumhaills. The visiting teams both fielded two teams and there was some great football skills on display.  All games were played with great spirit and effort.  Fortunately for the watching crowd the weather was kind and stayed dry for the duration of the Blitz. Training continues for our young footballers every Sunday morning at 10:30am for U-8s, U-9s and U-10s. New boys and girls are welcome to try out anytime.


The U-12 hurlers played Mc Cumhaills on Thursday evening last on the County grounds and had a good win over the young Finn Valley side.

  • U-12 Hurling training continues on Tuesday evenings at 6.30pm.
  • U-14 hurling training continues every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6.30-7.30pm.
  • Underage training continues every Thursday evening for U-6, U-8 and U-10 from 6.30-7.30pm. New players always welcome.
  • U-16s girls and younger football training continues on Sunday mornings from 11am-12 noon at Pairc na nGael.
  • Over 16/seniors training is on Fridays at 6:30 at Pairc na Gael.

The U-10 Camogs will travel to Dungiven on Saturday to take part in another Blitz.
  • Training for U-8, U-10 & U-12 continues every Friday evening at the pitch from 6-7pm.
  •  U-12, U-14 & U-16 training continues at the pitch every Monday evening from 6-7.30pm. New players always welcome.

Sympathy is extended to Mary Brennan and family on their recent bereavement

Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €4800. 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 @LetterkennyGae

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