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Club Notes 10th May 2016

posted May 10, 2016, 5:00 PM by Ger McGloin

La na gClubanna 2016

Big thank you to all involved in "La na gClubanna" on Sunday, we got fantastic weather, a lot of organising went into this event, all involved should give themselves a pat on the back. This also marked the launch of our Healthy Club Initiative, more details to follow. Raheny GAAs generosity on this occasion must be mentioned, a cake sale was held in aid of Aoibheanns Pink Tie an amazing organisation and over 800 euro was raised.  


There will be Ogra on Friday evening @ 6pm on pitch 12A

We're always looking for volunteers to assist with coaching, admin/registration, and preparation of the fresh fruit (on Saturdays). Absolutely no experience is required for any of the roles. If any parents/coaches are available to assist on either Friday nights or Saturday mornings from January to June, please contact Seamus Dunne or Tom Reynolds at the following email addresses:

  • Friday Hurling Ogra Fridays 6pm Club Astro
  • Saturday Ogra Saturday10am Club Astro

The Ogra caters for our youngest players - if you are interested in playing games with school friends just pop up to the club either day, we are sure you will have a great time.

Our Club shop 

Sat 9.30 – 12.00 Ongoing

First Thursday of each month 7.30 – 8.30 pm

5th May, 3rd June.

Thank you to all who have paid their membership to date, remember if your membership is not paid in FULL by 31st March 2016, we will be implementing a strict NO PAY NO PLAY policy.

Raheny GAA club welcomed Ballyhaunis GAA Club girls u13 & u17 teams and their mentors to the club last Saturday the 7th at 1:00. They played 2 matches on pitch 29, u13 at 2:00 and u17 at 3:00. 
We had a fantastic trip to Mayo in February we extended the offer the girls and their mentors on Saturday. A great day was had by all with a great atmosphere around the club for the day.

1st, 2nd, and 3rd class Girls Blitz

Summer Camps

The dates for our summer camps are July 11th to 15th (9am to 1pm), July 18th to 22nd CUL CAMP (10am-2.30pm) and August 8th to 12th (9am to 1pm).

The Club Hall is available for hire for parties, communions, confirmations, christenings and we have had a few weddings as well. If interested in hiring the hall please contact Tommy (Mon,Wed or Fri morning) 01-8313530.

Raheny GAA supporting our local schools
IHC :- Raheny 2-17 v 1-9 St Peregrines on Saturday evening.  
U15 ladies footballers were still clocking up the wins, U15a winning the division 3 league and U15b Raheny 6-15 v 2-3 St James Gaels. 
U16 footballers are through to the final of the Championship after a nail biting finish going to extra time, final score Raheny 2-14 v 1-15 St Maurs. 
Minor footballers had a narrow win over Whitehall CC, 0-17 v 2-10.
AFL 1 are playing Castleknock at home at 7.15 on Wednesday. 

Trad music every Wednesday in the club lounge from 9pm

Fancy getting fit and in shape and meeting other mothers and others for some fun filled football training sessions why not come along on Sunday's from 8-9 to Raheny Astro (absolutely no GAA experience needed, you just need to be female). Contact Amanda for more details on 

(087) 136 8673.

Ever fancied a role in Management?
Our AFL4 are currently looking for a management team. If you are interested please contact Ronan on (087) 250 5462

Raheny GAA Golf Society

The next golf society outing is Friday 27th May in St Annes GC. We have the tee from 5pm and it will be the same informal friendly format as before. This event is suitable for all standards of golfer and the emphasis is on the social side of things. It's open to all i.e. parents of players, current players, mentors, ex-club members etc.  Come along and get to know a few more people in the GAA club.  Please email Stuart ( or Fionnan ( if you wish to play in this or be added to the golf mailing list for more details.

Summer Club Fundraising Golf Classic


Please note you may know from other emails that there is a special separate Club fundraising golf outing at 2pm on  Friday August 12th in Luttrellstown - please contact  Brian Kavanagh briankavanagh@gaelic.ic  or Andrew Dowling if you wish to take part in that or indeed sponsor a hole (Team of 4 Players costs €380 which includes round of golf, golfers grill and 4 drink vouchers for use in club bar that evening).

Torthai an Chranchuir 
Monday 09/05/16. Uimreacha; 02, 05, 06, 11-Ni raibh aon buaiteoir. Pota Or 16/05/16 + €4,600. 
Go n-eiri libh go leir.

The three €25 Lucky Dip Winners this week are:
1) Patsy Markham.
2) Helen Conor.
3) Lisa Ryan.

This month's €200 Monthly Draw* entrants:

1) Donall O'Conall.
2) Eoin Gillen & Danny Reid.
3) Daithí B.
4) Karl Fynes.
5) Veronica O'Connor.

There is no strength without working together