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Club News - 6th June 2011

posted Jul 2, 2011, 11:13 AM by Kevin Brassil

COACHING is the clubs No.1 priority 2010-2015. As part of the continued focus on COACHING, sharing knowledge and upskilling of club mentors and coaches, the club is hosting a Mentors Forumat 7:30 followed by Coaching Seminar on use of Stats next Friday 8-9pm in clubhouse and all mentors, coaches and adult players from all codes are invited..Followed by Q&A

OGRA Nursery at 10:00 on Saturday at clubhouse and OGRA HURLING Fridays evenings on Pitch 12A. New players are welcome, contact club Raheny GAA Games Promotion Officer, Niamh Duggan 086-3001725 for details.

Good luck to St Brigids BNS in Wednesday Schools Junior hurling final. Over 35 Raheny juveniles played in Croke Park in various schools finals last week, match reports and photographs in link

Quiet week on playing fields, AFL2 lost to Naomh Mearnog last week and U14 Camogie lost to a last minute score at Skerries Harps. Lots of games coming up, visit fixtures section of club website for details

Well done to DUBS footballers in their Leinster Q/F SFC win over Laois. Kildare are up next, keep an eye on club noticeboards to book your tickets. Thanks to all the members who came back to the clubhouse on Sunday, the lounge was packed, a thoroughly enjoyable social evening & craic was had by all, with excellent music by Derek Nangle.

Raheny GAA Summer Camps commence next month and early booking is advisable. Info from Niamh Duggan @ 086-3001725. Application forms can be downlaoded here

Speedy recovery to Mick Grenham Jnr following his knee surgery last week.

Congrats to Ciaran Whelan on his first outing on the Sunday Game at the weekend.

Lift Fund is now at €9,000 and more events are in the pipeline. Well done to all involved.

SOCIAL: In aid of LIFT FUND, the Calendar Boys is launched on Saturday 11th at 9pm in clubhouse, followed by music, promises to be great entertainment and a good night out.

  • Best wishes to all club members doing Leaving Certificate, College and other exams in June.
  • Club Hall is available for functions, parties, meetings; for bookings contact Bar Manager Tommy Hogan at 01-8313530

  • Thanks to Facilities Committee (Niall Dunne, Brian Kavanagh, Conor Lee and many helpers) who behind the scenes are quietly and efficiently going about the task of keeping the clubhouse and pitches maintained. Conor Lee was spotted on the same pitch as David Henry last Tuesday (about the only time he'd ever get on same pitch), as the lads gathered to mark Pitches 9 and 10. Brian and Niall have re-sodded the goalmouths on Pitch 29A. Astro Pitch has been refurbished in recent weeks and now has 2nd locks on both gates to prevent unsupervised usage.
  • Any member with Raheny GAA news for website, papers or club notice boards, please email to ;
  • Date for your diaries; Sat 25th June 2-6pm, Raheny Fair, more to follow
  • Torthai an Chrannchur 30-04-2011. Uimhreacha 9-12-20-22. Ni raibh aon buaiteoir. Pota Or 06-06-2011 E3900. Go n-eiri an t-adh libh go leir. Thanks for supporting the clubs main fundraiser, the CLUB LOTTO.

    Mentors are asked to text match results for inclusion in weekly CLUB NOTES to Daithi @ 087-6336237 before 6pm on Sundays. Raheny News is on its summer break.

    RAHENY GAA Golf Society 2nd outing of 2011 is on Friday June 24th in St.Annes GC and info is available from

    Congratulations to Mick Gaffney on his recent engagement.

    Next Club Executive Meeting is on Monday 13th June 8pm

    Raheny Supporter at Scoil Aine Final recently.


    Blasts from the past.

    Cian & Heno



    CRAIC CLUB 2007



    1969 Junior Hurling Champions

    2011 Div II Feile Hurling Winners Team Photo