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News Update 26/1/14

posted 15 Feb 2014, 14:06 by Moneygall GAA
Tim Liffey R.I.P: Our club sends its condolences to the family of Club President Tim Liffey who died last week.  Tim played hurling and football for Moneygall for many years and was right half back on the team that won the north and county Intermediate hurling titles in 1949.  He played on the football team that won three north junior titles from 1949 to 1951, and also had a successful cross-country career with Moneygall.
After spending many years working in London he returned to Moneygall in the early 1970s, and remained a loyal supporter of the club ever since.  Tim was elected Club President in 2007, and his contribution to the club throughout his lifetime was remembered on Sunday afternoon, when a guard of honour escorted the hearse on its journey from his home to St. Joseph’s Church for requiem mass.

The club also extends condolences to the family of Maura Murphy, Ballingarry.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamacha.

Under 21: Clonakenny/Moneygall will play Moyne Templetuohy Óg this Sunday morning in the first round of the Mid Under 21 B football championship.  This match will be played in Templetuohy at 11.30am.

All Ireland Semi Finals: This Sunday afternoon St. Flannan’s Park will host an All-Ireland Camogie championship semi-finals double-header, with four clubs from Galway and Kilkenny battling it out for a place in the finals in Croke Park.  Portumna will play Ballyhale Shamrocks in the Intermediate semi-final at 1pm, followed by the senior semi-final between Ardrahan and Mullinavat at 2.30pm.

Fundraiser: Our Golf Ball Race fundraiser was postponed last weekend and will now take place this Saturday, 1st February, at 2.30pm.  Tickets are on sale for €10 each and are available from any member of the club committee or juvenile committee.  The owner of the first golf ball to cross the finish line will win a prize of €1000.

Gaeltacht Scholarships: Coiste Chontae Thiobraid Árann is offering a limited number of Gaeltacht scholarships to second level students in the county.  Applications are restricted to students currently in second year, transition year and fifth year. Application forms are now available from club secretary Kevin Maher and must be returned to Coiste Chontae Thiobraid Árann by Friday 7th February.
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