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Club Notes Jan 18th 2016

posted 18 Jan 2016, 12:43 by Letterkenny Gaels   [ updated 18 Jan 2016, 12:46 ]

A well attended AGM took place at the weekend at the club room at the Glebe. Tributes were paid to outgoing Chairman Dan Harnett for his huge commitment to Letterkenny Gaels having completed 6 years of dedicated service as Chairman, and also for his work in many other roles within our Club and representing the Club on County Sub-Committees

Charlie Cannon was elected Chairman and brings a wealth of experience to the position. Charlie thanked the Members for the confidence placed in him and and advised that he is looking forward to building on the Club's achievements to date.

Officers for 2016 are as follows

Joint Club Presidents-Fr. Quinn & Norma Emery,
Chairman-Charlie Cannon,
Vice Chair-James Frain,
Secretary-Jim Mc Glynn,
Assistant Secretaries-Aideen Quinn & Shelia Sweeney,
Treasurer-John Mc Dermott,
Assistant Treasurer-Conor Crossan,
PRO-Mark McFadden,
Registrar-Sharon Harnett,
Children's Officer-Shelia Sweeney,
Health & Wellbeing Officer-Oisin Cannon,
Oifigeach Gaeilge agus Cultúir-Bairbre Uí Chathail,
Fo-Choiste Gaeilge & Cultúir-Bairbre Uí Chathail, Brian Sweeney, Tom Murray, Maura Uí Bhaoill,
Players Rep-Brendan O'Brien,
Club Coaching Officer-Sean Mc Brearty,
Assistant Coaching Officer-Roisin Kerr,
Schools Liaison Officer-Aideen Quinn,
 Club Development Officer-Brian Sweeney,
Fo-Choiste Pairc na nGael-Mark Mc Fadden (Convenor), Dan Harnett, Vincent Hanley, Pat Doherty, David O'Callaghan, John Mc Gilloway, James Frain, Aideen Quinn, Edel Margey, Pat Mc Carthy,
Underage Football Sub-Committee-James Frain(Chair), BrianSweeney(Acting Secretary), Brian Sweeney(PRO), Underage Hurling Sub-Committee-Roisin Kerr(Chair), Sharon Harnett(Secretary), Edel Margey(PRO),
Underage Camogie Sub-Committee-Celine Sweeney(Chair), Aideen Quinn(Secretary), Anne Marie Gibbons(PRO), Ladies Football Sub-Committee-Marian Gallagher(Secretary), Vincent Hanley(PRO),
Delegates to County Committee-Jim Mc Glynn & Seamus Bradley,
Sub Delegate, Charlie Cannon,
Glebe Sports Holdings Diectors-James Frain, John Mc Dermott, Tom Murray, Committee Members-John Hughes, James Gordon, Paul Devine, John Kilkenny, Garry Coll, Michael O'Connor, Michael O'Malley, Anthony Mc Daid and Willie O'Donnell.


Over the last number of years Letterkenny Gaels offered club members the option of buying Club Donegal Cards which entitled the owner access to all Adult Club games within the county. The GAA have now changed the format of Season Tickets which combines the Club Donegal and GAA Season Ticket. We are encouraging members to apply now for a season ticket if interested. The ticket costs €200 with a rebate of €100  going towards our club levies on each card sold.

Purchasing one of the cards will entitle the owner to : admission to all Adult Club Games within the control of Donegal GAA (does not include games at U-18 Grade & Lower), All National League Games that Donegal play in, 1st Round of the Ulster Championship, Option to purchase tickets for the Championship as Donegal progress, Option to purchase All Ireland Final Ticket should Donegal qualify. No Attendance Record Required. Log on to gaa.ie/seasonticket and follow the instructions.

The purchaser must choose Letterkenny Gaels from the dropdown menu. The rebate will be payable to the club once verified by Croke Park.

Please contact if (086) 227 1435 you have any further queries.


Tickets for the GAA National Draw are now on sale. This is a great way of raising much needed funds for the club. Tickets priced at €10 are available from club members. For details of prizes see Letterkenny Gaels Facebook page.


Sympathy is extended to Dillon Gibbons and the Holian family and the Mulpeter family on their recent bereavements.


The Camogie and Girls Football presentation evening took place on Sunday past at a packed Gaels Club Room. New Chairman Charlie Cannon made the presentations to the girls. For a full report and pictures of the presentation please see our Club Facebook page.


Michael Murphy Sports are currently stocking a range of Gaels Club merchandise including jerseys, training tops, hats & scarfs.


Camogie training and the winter league for u-8 & u-10 teams resumes on 29th of January from 6-6.45pm at the LYIT. U-12 camogie and girls circuits will also resume on 29th from 7-8pm. New members always welcome. Contact 086 8163505 for more details.


Hurling training for u-6 to u-13's resumes on Monday 25th January from 6-7pm at the Aura. All welcome. Please note change of time and venue. Contact 086 8405785 for more details.


Underage football will resume on Friday 5th February at 6pm for u-6 at Woodlands NS and u-8 in the Aura at 7.30pm.

Underage football presentation night will be on Saturday 30th January in the Gaels Club Room.