Weekly News 23rd January 2023
We did not have much luck with the weather for the 'Ireland
Lights up' walking initiative, however hopefully things will improve in the
weeks ahead. The walk continues on Tuesday and also on Thursday from 7-8PM in
Riverstown Park. This is open to all members of the community so get your
shoes on and get walking. Walk with a friend or walk by yourself as much or as
little as you want. We have registered with Irish Life to enable us to enter
the prize draw with a chance to win prizes if we achieve 4,000 KM over the next
couple of weeks until Feb 15th. To register, download the Irish Life, MyLife
The date for the underage
awards for 2022 has changed and now will take place on Saturday 11th February
at 6.00PM in Riverstown Hall.
There was no winner of the lotto draw last week with the numbers drawn 15, 16, 21 and 22. The jackpot now moves to €4,300 with the next draw on Monday 31st Jan.
The club is currently looking to recruit a manager for our Senior Ladies team. Anyone interested should contact Lauri Quinn on 087 2684044 or through email on email@example.com
The club wish to express sympathy with Noreen Clark and family on the passing of her brother Kevin McGoldrick, Caltragh last week. We also express sympathy with the family and relatives of Michael Flanagan, Galway and formerly of Riverstown and John McTiernan, Sligo and formerly of Gleann who both passed away this week.
As we look forward to underage teams returning to training at the end of April, on-line registration and membership is now open.
Registration, which is mandatory for all players, automatically registers you as a member and includes insurance. There are a number of options depending on your particular situation and you can also upgrade your membership to participate in the monthly members draw.
‘Glory Days’ looks back on the 1990 and 1992 Sligo senior football championship-winning seasons for Shamrock Gaels.
Many thanks to Cathal Mullaney and Ocean FM for putting this feature together
Shamrock Gaels is delighted to announce that our grounds are now Smoke Free. The club was selected to be part of this great initiative as part of the GAA’s Healthy Clubs initiative sponsored by Irish Life and the Tomar Trust. The club have adapted a new smoke free policy and erected smoke free signage throughout Shamrock Gaels Park. In conjunction with the launch of the policy, the club used the opportunity to raise awareness on the dangers of smoking with the local national schools by running a poster competition which was won by Penny Barlow from Taunagh N.S.
50th Anniversary Book
"Superb clash as Shamrock Gaels win in extra time." This was the Sligo Champion headline of their report signalling the end of a ten year wait for a minor championship title. It was a tremendous performance and you can read all about it by clicking above where you can link to photos and a video of the day
We were in control throughout and always held the ascendency though a good spurt in the second half from Calry/St Josephs closed the gap to four points. However, we powered home in the final 15 minutes with Simone Kelly’s goal the key score to send us on the way to success