Club Notes – Nov 30th


A large crowd attended the first AGM to be held in the new Clubrooms at Terry Coyle Park. The building catered perfectly for this gathering and attracted favourable comment from many. Well done to all who worked tirelessly to have all in order and looking very impressive.

Executive Committee 2015/16-  Chairman:- Michael Mooney. Vice Chair:- Mary McCarthy. Secretary:- Louis Blessing. Treasurer:- Seamus Bennett. Ass. Sec.:- Niall O’Riordan. Ass. Treasurer:- Joe Johnston. Registrar:- John Smith. PRO:- Philip Finnegan. Insurance Off.:- Caroline Forde. Children’s Officer:- Anne Fortune. Chair. Club na nÓg:- John McHugh. Ladies Chair.:- Martin Dunne. Culture/Camogie:- Rebecca Nelligan. Coaching & Games Off.:- Mark Leddy. Fundraising/Development:- Michael Sexton. Players Rep:- TBC. Hon. Pres.:- Phil Murray & Phil (Lightning) Murray.


29.11.15 – Jackpot €3900. Draw took place in Blessing’s Bar. Numbers drawn: 6, 16, 21, 29. There was no Jackpot winner. €20 Winners: Norman Mills c/o Luna, Rosemary Murphy c/o bingo, Hugh P. Clarke c/o Slieve Rossa, Henny Quinn c/o Dunnes, Tommy Donohoe c/o bingo.


Please note that our bingo will take place in The Farnham Hotel on Friday next 4th December at 9pm. Please note change of venue. €2170 must be won every Friday night. Thanks to our bingo patrons for their consistent support and to all our stewards. Our club lotto is on sale at bingo every Friday night.


Cavan Gaels extends deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Tommy Connolly who passed away last week.

Ranganna Gaeilge

Irish conversational classes take place every Tuesday from 1-2 p.m in Johnston Central Library, Cavan. New faces are always welcome. Labhair Gaeilge!

Juvenile Football

An important meeting takes place this week to discuss new proposals to revamp and restructure juvenile boys football in Cavan. Proposed changes in age groupings as well as the fixture calendar will be discussed. 3 delegates from Cavan Gaels will attend and assess proposals before bringing them back to the Club for debate.

Club Newsletter

The 8th  issue of our monthly newsletter is now available. Please note that you can access all the issues of our newsletter by visiting the Cavan Gaels website and clicking on the icon “Newsletter” on the top right hand side. The issues of our club newsletter are available in hard copy as well. If you want a hard copy contact John McHugh 0861715661 or Rebecca Nelligan 0863631433. If you would like each issue to be emailed to you, send your email address to Anne Marie Sexton on 087-2288889. Thanks to all those who contributed in any way to our newsletters so far.  We would welcome some feedback and some suggestions for future issues. If you have some material or suggestions for future issues email them to The next issue will be in February.

Club Sponsor

Club members are asked to remember when shopping that our chief sponsor is Veale’s Pharmacy. Thanks to Peter Veale for his generous sponsorship. Buíochas dó.

Club Merchandise

Our club merchandise is now available online through O’ Neills with a wide selection in all sizes. Follow the link and have a look at the Cavan Gaels section on the O’ Neills online store.

Annual Juvenile Meeting

Our Annual Juvenile Meeting will take place in the new Clubrooms at Terry Coyle Park on Monday 14th Dec. at 7:30 p.m.


Gaelic football training for 4-6 year old boys and girls has now moved indoors to St. Patrick’s College on Saturday mornings from 11am-12 noon. New players are very welcome. For further information on the Tornadoes please contact John Fortune 087-6196002 or Cian Donohoe 086-1295963. Mol an óige agus tiocfaidh sí.

Under-Age coaching for boys and girls 

Our Saturday Coaching for boys in Terry Coyle will finish for Winter break after Santa on 12th Dec. For more information on coaching please contact Mark Leddy on 087-8596498.


Tá Santa ag teacht! Santa is visiting Terry Coyle Park on Saturday 12th Dec. at 11a.m.

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