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Kilmore GAA Club Notes 1st March 2021

posted 28 Feb 2021, 17:32 by Brian Carroll
GAA Presidents Award
Kilmore GAA are delighted to congratulate Peter Joe Fitzmaurice who was awarded the GAA Presidents award for 2021. Peter Joe was given this award for many years of distinguished service to the GAA at local and County level. Last Sunday Peter Joe featured on a special programme on TG4 filmed a few weeks back. Peter Joe has given many years of service to our club in many different positions within the club and with teams. The club are very proud of Peter Joe receiving this award. Well done to Peter Joe and heres to many more years of good health and happiness. 

Intermediate team
A few weeks back the club was delighted to confirm Paul Taylor from Sligo as the manager of our Intermediate team for 2021. Paul will be assisted by 3 selectors for the year Anthony Carroll, David Foley and John Paul Murray. We wish Paul and his management team the very best of luck for the year. 

Facilities 
Kilmore GAA reminds everyone that all our facilities including the gym remain closed at the pitch except the walkway. We ask everyone to adhere to HSE guidelines & restrictions when using the walkway and to also walk in an anti-clockwise direction. We all look forward to the day when our activities can get up and running again. The club hope to have our membership details confirmed very shortly for the year ahead.  

50/50 Draw
Kilmore GAA are hoping to get our 50/50 draw up and running again very soon. More details to follow soon. 

Ladies GAA
Kilmore LGFA Is looking for as many people as possible to enter the New Lidl Competition “ Level the Playing Field”. This is where Lidl are providing Jerseys and Cash amounts to ladies clubs while promoting the Women’s game. When shopping in Lidl from today, you can help the Kilmore Ladies Teams by downloading the app, selecting Kilmore and scanning the app at the till. We need as many people as possible to take part. We are aiming for 100 stamp cards which equals two new sets of Jerseys. Any queries Club contact is Chairperson of the Ladies Board Trevor Hunt.

Other News
Kilmore GAA extends its sympathy to Yvonne & Dermot Foley on the death of Yvonnes mother Noreen Conroy. We congratulate Sean Collins, Natasha Munnelly and Niall McLoughlin on an excellent fundraiser they completed in February for North West Stop Suicide.  The Aughrim/Kilmore Community Hospice group are delighted to finalise our final figure raised in the Community for the Mayo/Roscommon Hospice. The following is the break down Auction - €13,730.00, Brian Carroll 5km a day walk - €12,074.25, Mart donation - €4391.78. The total figure raised was - €30,196.03. The Aughrim/Kilmore Hospice group are absolutely delighted to have raised over €30,000. The committee wish to thank every person who supported our Fundraising in any way at all. We thank everyone who donated and purchased items in our auction and also to everyone who donated to the 5k walk. Thanks also to Gerry Connellan & Elphin Mart for their very kind donation. The Hospice Committee consists of the following Ann McMahon, Brian Carroll, Maureen McGuire, Kieran Lavin. Kilmore GAA congratulates Karl & Emma Foley on the birth of their daughter Isabelle, Paul & Sarah Garvey on the birth of their daughter Rosie and Sandra & Seamus McTeague on the birth of their daughter Saoirse. Anyone who wishes to have anything included in the club notes is asked to contact club PRO on 087-2420896 or pro.kilmore.roscommon@gaa.ie 

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