St Pats Notes 16/03/2020

Lotto
There was no winner of our Club Lotto Jackpot on Sunday night last. The numbers drawn were 08, 09, 10 & 18. The five €30 consolation prizes went to Paddy O’Sullivan Curraheen, Helen Kelliher Annagh, N+D Ashe Keel, Paul McMahon Ballyard and Mairead Commane c/o Mono Ryle.
Next week’s Lotto will have a Jackpot of €3,000 and the draw will take place on Sunday night March 22nd in The Clubhouse. Lotto tickets can be purchased online, from any club officer or at the following outlets: Seamus O’Sullivan Master Butchers, O’Shea’s Shop and Service Station, Poff Motors, Noyeks, Byrnesworth, Rock Inn, O’Dwyer’s Bar, Skelper Quane’s, Betty’s Bar and Keane’s of Curraheen.

Covid-19 (Corona Virus) Press Release
Following the announcement last week by An Taoiseach, there was a joint media release by the GAA, the Camogie and Ladies Football associations that all activities at club, inter-county and educational levels have been suspended until the 29th of March.
This includes all games, training and team gathering at all ages and age grades.
We urge all our members, players and supporters to follow the guidelines and if more information is sought, these can be found on the HSE website.
In light of this circumstance, we are well aware that there are vulnerable members in our community who in time may have to self-isolate for health reasons, St Pats GAA and its members are available to offer assistance in any way possible in the coming days and weeks to those who require help in carrying out normal day to day tasks such as grocery shopping, getting fuel (petrol, diesel, coal), prescription etc. Our assistance can be provided in the strictest confidence, if required. Please contact club chairperson, Jimmy Mulligan on 087 698 7700 or any club executive member.

Dingle Way Challenge 2020
NOTE: The route published in last week’s notes was from last year’s DWC, apologised for the confusion it may have caused.

This year’s annual Dingle Way Challenge will be held on the 31st of May and as usual there will be two challenges: The standard DWC and the ultra-version. Details are given below:

Option 1 (41km) (Standard Route): Start at 8.00am from Annascaul Village and hike up by Annascaul Lake & up through Macha na Bó, before a food stop at the bottom. After a short break, walk onwards to Halla Le Chéile where you’ll have ‘brunch’. From there, hike the loop via Teer Cross, Arraglen, Sauce Creek, Brandon Point and back to the finish at Halla Le Chéile. Bus home from there after a BBQ.
Note: For standard route, buses leave Blennerville at 7.30am sharp with participants to register at least 30min before.

Option 2 (50km) (Dingle Way Challenge Ultra): Start at 5.45am from Dingle GAA Club and hike via Sliabh Macha Ré, An Cnapán Mór and down into Macha na Bó, before a food stop at the bottom. After a short break, walk onwards to Halla Le Chéile where you’ll have ‘brunch’. From there hike the loop via Teer Cross, Arraglen, Sauce Creek, Brandon Point and back to the finish at Halla Le Chéile. Bus home from there after a BBQ.
Note: For ultra route, buses leave Blennerville at 5.00am sharp with participants to register at least 30min before.

Cost: Early bird registration €45 on or before 30th April and €50 after.

Club Membership Registration for 2020
The GAA membership year runs from 1st January to 31st December, so 2019 memberships have now expired. If you wish to be a member of the Club for 2020 and haven’t renewed or registered your membership for the year please do so without delay via the club website www.stpatsgaaclub.com. To facilitate payment of membership subscriptions we have provided the facility to pay by two monthly instalments. Please note that the Club cannot automatically renew individual membership and particularly in the case of under-18 members the application has to be approved by a parent or guardian.

Sympathy
The club would like to extend its sympathy to the families and friends of Thomas Wallace Kerin’s Park.

Best Regards,

Dipo Dairo
PRO St Pats Blennerville GAA Club
086-8963505
mailto:pro.stpatricksblennerville.kerry@gaa.ie
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