Derrylaughan Kevin Barry's club notes

January 21, 2020

Well done and thankyou to all who attended our launch night on the 20th Jan the night of our club namesake Kevin Barry's Birthday! To mark the 100 Years Commeration of the death of Kevin Barry and the 75th Anniversary of Derrylaughan Kevin Barry's GAC the launch night saw Club Chairman Phillip Mc Court outline plans for development and fundraising within the Club and activities to commerate Kevin Barry over the course of the next year. This will culminate in our Club Gala Celebration planned for 31st Oct 2020.

The Black Tie Gala night in Armagh City Hotel will have some very special Guest Speakers with music by Kingpin, Tickets are £100 or £1000 per table, strictly no U16s - please contact any committee member for more information. On the launch night we celebrated our Honorary Members with supporters being treated to some Traditional Irish Music from our very own Scór / Scór na nÓg singers and instrumental group. Maith sibh agus buíochas a ghabháil le gach duine a d'fhreastail ar an oíche seolta! Please see Social Media for photos/video.

A meeting for ticket sellers for the Club Development Fundraiser will be held on Friday 24th Jan in the Washingbay Centre at 7.30pm. A St Brigid’s Cross Making Night will be held in the Washingbay Centre on Fri 31st Jan ay 7.30pm with Irish Stew, Apple Tart, Tea, Coffee and Traditional Music on-hand for all who attend!

Club Lotto numbers for 19th Jan 2020 were 06, 09, 10, 16. Joe Quinn 124 Derrylaughan Road matched 3 numbers for £50. Jackpot next week is £1025. Lotto is available online at (underscore not space). The minimum purchase is £5 – this can be used to purchase 5 week’s worth of 1 line or 5 lines in 1 week. There is also a quick pick (lucky dip) option! Please also see Klubfunder for links for the Fundraising for our Club Development. Please also see Klubfunder for links for the Fundraising for our Club Development and for DKB LMS National League Round 1 starting 25th Jan £10 Entry, £250 for Winner.

For Club Merchandise - please contact Sinead Donaghy on +447708772982. Anyone interested in borrowing any equipment/resources from the club please contact Petsie Kennedy +447801933381.


The Shamrock Running Club Training is Mon and Wed 7.15-8.15pm, further information email [email protected] or contact Bruce Hunt 07788973669. A date for your diary in the new year is Saturday 14th Mar for the 2020 Washingbay Green Run. Registration at Contact Brendan on +447784516133 for more info.


Please note that complaints have been made as regards some Dog owners not cleaning up Dog foul at the Washingbay Walking Track. Dogs are also not permitted to be let off leads or within the playing fields. Bins are provided to dispose of your dog bag - your help and support are welcome here and were it is safe to do so kindly challenge anyone that does not comply or report incidents to a member of the Club Committee. Dog mess is an eyesore and a health hazard to our children and members! Go raibh maith agaibh.


Beginners Pilates every Tues in the Washingbay Centre 8-9pm at £5 a class, contact Bronagh on +447703594967. ‘Circuits for Males’ all ages at 8pm every Wed in the Washingbay Centre. ‘Walking for Health 2020’ Free walk programme Wed at 11am at the Washingbay walkway - walk in company, your pace,  get fit and meet new friends, free tea and coffee.


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