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Weekly Club News

November 8, 2018

ADULT

Club Social: A club social and medal presentation night will take place at the Abbey Court Hotel on Friday, February 6th – on the night the 1957 and 1964 north champions will be honoured while music will be provided by Ebony (followed by disco). Tickets are priced at €40 for a four-course dinner (€350 for a table of ten). This promises to be a great club occasion as we honour our victorious 2014 teams and look forward to the 2015 season. We would encourage people attending to get their tickets ASAP so as to help with planning on the night. All welcome.

Book: The first two volumes of the book ‘A Central Culture – Gaelic Sport in Nenagh’, which has been compiled by Dónal A Murphy, PJ Maxwell and Nancy Murphy, are now on sale for a combined price of €40 (both volumes). Copies of the book can be obtained in selected local shops or alternatively from officers of the club. ‘A Central Culture – Gaelic Sport in Nenagh’ is now on sale at the following book shops: Nenagh Book Shop, Eason’s, Cleary’s Garage and Cinnamon Alley Café. Those interested can also purchase a copy via the club website. Please contact PRO Brian McDonnell on 087 222 8976 or simply email Brian at bmcdonne@eircom.net – Nenagh Éire Óg are also prepared to post copies of the book to anywhere in the world. For more details please see the club website:

http://www.nenagheireog.com/index.php/gaa-president-liam-oneill-launches-a-history-of-gaelic-sport-in-nenagh/

National Club Draw: The club would like to thank all who supported the National Club Draw fundraiser.

Membership: Membership for 2015 is now due and priced at €25 – family membership option A is priced at €60 while option B is priced at €85.

Please click here to pay your club membership online:

https://www.myclubfinances.com/memberships_cart.asp?LL_ID=292&intMF_ID=1064

Lotto: Please support the Blues and play our club lotto online:

https://www.locallotto.ie/play.asp?LL_ID=292

VOLUNTEER APPEAL

In 2014 Nenagh Éire Óg catered for over 400 active members (170 juvenile, 225 adult) and in 2015 we hope to grow that number. Crucially, however, we are not simply interested in developing our playing population. We are also interested in attracting volunteers who are interested in becoming coaches with the club and administrators of the club.

Here at Éire Óg we appreciate that not everyone can train a team, that not everyone is interested in coaching and that not everyone has time to attend committee meetings. That said there are plenty of very practical ways in which you can help your club work hard for the betterment of the local community, our children and our cultural heritage.

We therefore encourage anyone in the community who supports the club and who is prepared to give of their time on a voluntary basis to get involved so that fresh faces can bring fresh ideas forward. If you take that brave first step over the threshold, we guarantee that you will not regret it. So, if you are interested in lending a hand drop us a line – contact us: http://www.nenagheireog.com/index.php/contact/

 

JUVENILE

Éire Óg will be running a GAA camp for beginners for four Saturdays in February beginning on the 7th from 10am to 11am at the MacDonagh Park complex. This free 'Éire Ógres' programme is perfect for boys born

2008-2010 to help improve their hand-eye coordination and agility in a safe and fun environment. No equipment necessary. Tea and coffee will be provided for parents. The boys will be presented with a cert and a special Éire Ógres T-shirt on completion of the course – call or text Shane (087 637 3830) or Catherine (086 085 5165) for more information or to register before January 31st.

The juvenile club will hold its annual flag day on Saturday, January 31st and Sunday, February 1st. Please give an hour of your time for this important fundraiser.

NENAGH HANDBALL CLUB

Well done to Michael McNamara who beat Mike Baker of Clare (21-11,

21-12) to progress to an Over-35 Singles Junior B Munster semi-final.

Meanwhile Michael McNamara and Brian Darcy beat Clare opposition in Tuamgraney in the Junior B Doubles Munster Championship (21-11, 20-21, 21-12). Best of luck to the lads in the next round!

CONTACT

If you need to contact Éire Óg please do so via our website:

http://nenagheireog.com/index.php/contact/

You can also keep in touch by accessing our Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/nenagheireog – or by following our Twitter account – https://twitter.com/nenagheireog.

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