Club Notes – Dec 21st

Nollaig Shona

Cavan Gaels GAA Club wishes all members and supporters a very happy Christmas and the very best for 2016. Sincere thanks especially to all volunteers for your hard work across all areas of the Club. Buíochas Mór libh go léir.


20.12.15 – Jackpot €4200. Draw took place in Dunnes Bar. Numbers drawn: 26, 32, 30, 15. There was no Jackpot winner. €20 Winners: Johnny Lynch c/o bingo, Deirdre Reilly c/o Paddy Reilly, Darragh Sexton c/o Michael Sexton, Teresa Benn c/o bingo, Owen McConnon c/o bingo.

Stephen’s Day Event

There is great interest in our inaugural 7’s mini tournament for Ladies and Men, past and present, which will take place on St. Stephen’s Day in Terry Coyle Park at 11am. All are welcome to come along and participate or spectate. The new Clubrooms will be open for refreshments. Entry is €5 and all are welcome.


Volunteers of all shapes and sizes will be required for Dunnes Stores Bag-Pack on Christmas Eve. Please consider giving an hour or two to this important collection. Please text Mary McCarthy 0872336925 or Niall O’Riordan 0863567011 to confirm availability.

Race Night

A Club Race night will take place in the Slieve Rossa on the 28th December. Please support.


Santa made a very successful visit to the New Clubrooms on Saturday last in the snow! A large crowd enjoyed refreshments, entertainment and plenty of Christmas cheer. A huge thank to all, young and old, who attended a very enjoyable morning. Thank you to all who helped make this event a memorable one and of course, buíochas mór le Santa.


Bingo will resume on Friday January 8th 2016 in the Farnham Hotel. Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2016 to our bingo patrons and sincere thanks and to all our stewards.

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!

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 and to all sponsors for their support this year. Go raibh míle maith agaibh go léir.

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. A selection of merchandise at reduced prices to clear is also available from Mark Leddy 087 8596498.

Annual Juvenile Meeting

Thanks to all who attended Annual Juvenile Meeting recently. Club na nÓg wish to thank everyone who helped with juvenile activities in any way during the year. Míle Buíochas libh.


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. Tornadoes will now take  a Winter break  and will resume in January. Mol an óige agus tiocfaidh sí.

Under-Age coaching for boys and girls 

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

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