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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

Club News 10th July 2017

posted 12 Jul 2017, 14:31 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 12 Jul 2017, 14:32 ]

The Junior A Championship match between Letterkenny Gaels and Na Rossa took place at a very wet Páirc na nGael on Sunday morning past. The lads had a good three point win with Shay Doherty finishing the game with eight points. As Urris were unable to field the Junior B team are now guaranteed a semifinal spot in their championship. Attention now turns back to the league with the teams traveling to Fanad this weekend. Throw in times to be confirmed. See Facebook for details.


The Donegal v Galway Football Qualifier game is fixed for Saturday 22nd July in Sligo with time to be confirmed. The Club will be accepting orders for Stand Tickets ONLY while Terrace tickets can be purchased at Kelly's Centra or online. Ticket orders should be TEXT to 087 4104058 no later than 6pm on Saturday 15th July.

There are two remaining camps coming up at Letterkenny Gaels with the annual Cúl Camp and Camogie Camp scheduled. See Facebook for more information.

  • 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 had a good game against Setanta on Thursday evening with the Killygordan men grinding out a victory.

On Tuesday evening the Minor hurlers travelled to Burt to play in the Minor Championship semi final. While the lads played an evenly matched game showing great skills it was not enough to secure a win and lost out to a determined Burt team. Thanks to Conor, Stephen and Pauric for all the work during year with the lads.
  • 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.
On Sunday morning our young Ladies Football team made the short journey to Ballybofey to take on Sean Mac Cumhaills in the first leg of the Ladies Junior B Football Championship. Unfortunately the ladies lost out to a stronger and more experienced Twin Towns outfit.
  • 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.

Letterkenny Gaels U-8 & U-10 Camogs travelled to Burt on Friday evening to participate in their second Blitz of the season. The girls played a number of entertaining matches against the hosts Burt and neighbours St. Eunan's. Thanks to all the parents for traveling and supporting the girls and to Burt for hosting.
  •  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.

Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €4750. 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 3rd July 2017

posted 5 Jul 2017, 17:01 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 5 Jul 2017, 17:01 ]

The Junior Championship took centre stage last weekend with the Junior B's recording a good win over Naomh Padraig Uisce Chaoin and the Junior A's sharing the spoils with Naomh Colmcille. This weekend the action continues at Páirc na nGael where we welcome Pettigo and Na Rossa for the respective Championships. All support welcome. Throw in times to be confirmed. See Facebook for details.

Congratulations to Oisin Cannon and the Donegal Senior Ladies Football Team on their Ulster Final victory over Monaghan at the weekend.

This summer at Letterkenny Gaels we have three exciting weeks of GAA fun which includes Hurling, Cúl Camp & Camogie at Páirc na nGael, Glebe, Letterkenny. See Facebook for more information.

The Seamus De Faoite Summer School will be running from 17th-21st of July. This Ulster GAA Irish language course is free to Club members and anyone interested can get more information on the Club Facebook page.

  • 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 defeated Four Masters on Thursday evening and the lads welcome Setanta this week.
  • U-12 Hurling training is 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 was great excitement at the Glebe last Friday evening as the U-8 & U-10 Camogie girls hosted their first All County Blitz of the year. Four Masters, Burt and Na Magha (Derry) were the visiting teams. Camogie 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.

Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €4700. 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 27th June 2017

posted 27 Jun 2017, 06:13 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 27 Jun 2017, 06:13 ]

The seniors lost their game at the weekend away to Naomh Brid. This weekend sees the beginning of the Junior Championships. Throw in times to be confirmed. See Facebook for details. All support welcome.

This summer at Letterkenny Gaels we have three exciting weeks of GAA fun which includes Hurling, Cúl Camp & Camogie at Páirc na nGael, Glebe, Letterkenny. See Facebook for more information.


The Seamus De Faoite Summer School will be running from 17th-21st of July. This Ulster GAA Irish language course is free to Club members and anyone interested can get more information on the Club Facebook page.

It was a busy weekend of blitzes for our young footballers with the U-8's and U-10 teams taking part. The U-12 girls also competed in their first Blitz of the season. Training continues every Sunday morning at 10:30am for U-8s, U-9s and U-10s.  New boys and girls are welcome to try out anytime.

Both the U-12 and U-16 hurlers were in action on Tuesday evening last where both teams lost their opening games in the leagues to St. Eunan's.
  • U-12 Hurling training is 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 traveled to Termon last Friday for their first Blitz of the season. The young Gaels team battled hard with great skill on show.
  • 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.
  • Outdoor Camogie 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 the O'Malley family on their recent bereavement.

Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €4650. 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 20th June 2017

posted 27 Jun 2017, 06:07 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 27 Jun 2017, 06:08 ]

This Saturday both our senior and reserve footballers are away to Naomh Brid in the All County League. All support welcome. Throw in times to be confirmed. See Facebook for details.


This summer at Letterkenny Gaels we have three exciting weeks of GAA fun which includes Hurling, Cúl Camp & Camogie at Páirc na nGael, Glebe, Letterkenny. See Facebook for more information.


The Seamus De Faoite Summer School will be running from 17th-21st of July. This Ulster GAA Irish language course is free to Club members and anyone interested can get more information on the Club Facebook page.


The U-10 footballers got their Northern Board Summer Blitz series off to a great start on Saturday morning at Pairc na nGael. The visiting teams were St Eunan's and Sean MacCumhaills who both fielded two U-10 teams. There was some great football skills on display and all games were played with great spirit and effort. The children, parents and coaches all retired to the Gaels clubhouse for tea/coffee, refreshments and the after match analysis. Training continues 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 get their season started this Thursday when they welcome St. Eunan's to Páirc na nGael. Throw in time is 6.30pm. U-12 Hurling training is 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.
  • Outdoor Camogie 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.



Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €4600. 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 6th June 2017

posted 6 Jun 2017, 16:54 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 6 Jun 2017, 16:55 ]

Last weekend both our reserve and senior footballers lost their games to Naomh Muire. This weekend we are at home to Downings. See Facebook for fixture details. All support welcome.

Well done to Cahair O'Dochartaigh & Brian Diver who played with the Donegal Minor Hurlers in their impressive victory over Armagh in the Ulster quarter final in Ballybofey at the weekend. Both lads had a massive impact on the game and now look forward to the Ulster semi final against Derry in the first week in July.

Congratulations to Letterkenny Gaels player Peter O'Donnell who came joint 2nd in the Donegal Senior Puc Fada competition which took place on Monday on Kirkneedy Mountain.

We hosted our annual 5k Road Race, Fun Run & Walk on Tuesday evening last. It was great to see so many young Gaels tackling the course.
  •  Ivan Toner took was the overall winner while
  • Marian Kerr won was the First Lady home.
  • Category winners on the night were;
  • Junior Ladies 1st Clodagh O'Connor,
  • 2nd Katie Mc Carthy,
  • F50 Nancy Mc Namee,
  • F40 Clare Molloy,
  • Junior Men 1st Diarmuid Cahill,
  • 2nd Oisin Kelly,
  • M50 John Hughes,
  • M40 Patrick Duffy,
  • Senior Ladies 1st Marion Kerr, 2nd Megan Quinn,
  • Senior Men 1st Ivan Toner, 2nd Declan Mc Bride.

We will be holding a Cake Sale in the Church of the Irish Martyrs Community Room after Mass on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th. Please contact Catherine 087 683 9925 or Aideen 086 816 3605 to donate.

On Saturday morning our U-8 footballers travelled to Killygordan for a Blitz versus Red Hughs. Both clubs fielded three teams with a mix of boys and girls on each side. There was great football skills on display and all games were played with great spirit and effort.  Thanks to Damien Wilson and Red Hughs for the hospitality and a very well run blitz.

Two teams from the Letterkenny Gaels U10s squad took part the annual Joe Larry Memorial tournament held in Ardara on Monday 5th June. Both teams were drawn in a very tough group with Malin and Glenties, who went on to win the overall competition.  These young Gaels battled well and the BLUE team progressed to the Plate Final but were unfortunate to loose out to Pettigo in the Final. The Letterkenny Gaels RED team went out in the semifinal of the plate to a very stong Glenfin team who went on to win the Plate competition. The teams travelled back to Arena 7 for some hard earned refreshments and food.  Thanks to all the coaches and parents who travelled to Ardara to support our young footballers and a special thank you to Enda and Claire Nicholls for the kind hospitality in Arena 7. Thanks to John McConnell and the Ardara CLG for a very well run tournament and the kind hospitality show to Letterkenny Gaels.

  • Training continues every Sunday morning at 10.30am for U8s, U9s and U10s. New boys and girls are welcome to try out any week.
  • 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.
Our U10 girls travelled to Carndonagh to take part in a blitz on Friday. Gaels fielded 2 teams, pink team mostly U10 & purple mainly U9. Both teams had 4 matches against teams from Carndonagh, Burt, St Eunans, Muff & Na Magha. The pinks were undefeated whilst the purples showed great progress. With most other clubs having 8 players, it was wonderful to see 22 Gaels wearing their maroon jerseys with pride. Lots of singing on the way home & a few treats from the shop! Thanks to coaches Una, Bridget, Ellen & Tori and to Carndonagh club for organising a great evening of camogie.
  • Outdoor Camogie 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.

Bingo continues every Monday in Arena 7. The Jackpot this week is €4500. 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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