w/b 28 Nov 2016

John Bird from ’Loving Spoonful’ jewelry and sculpture took a workshop at the Men’s Shed last week and everyone went home with a trinket they made themselves.


In the Cumann Na Bunscol Indoor Gaelic at Dunavil on Thursday past Grange and St Dallans qualified, well done.


The Mourne LOHAH group visited Dunavil on Thursday for a look around the club and sampled some gaelic games in the process, thanks to Joe Baldwin and Gavin Finnegan for their assistance.


At the South Down GAA Awards, An Riocht were awarded a Chairman’s Award and Neil Cousins and Michael A. O’Rourke received Referee Awards.


The final Community Pharmacist session took place at Dunavil with Sandra Gordon Cancer Focus facilitating an informative workshop; everyone who attended the series of workshops really took something from them.


Free basic Computer, Maths or English classes available at Dunavil, day or evening times, contact the club asap to secure your place.


At the An Riocht Annual General Meeting the following committee was elected:

Chairperson Tara Campbell, Vice Chairperson Raymond Sloan, Treasurer Michael O’Rourke, Assistant Treasurer to be appointed, Secretary Joseph Donnan, Assistant Secretary Alice Magee, Registrar Conor Morgan, Officer for Irish Language & Culture to be appointed, Public Relations Officer Jane Eakins, County Board Delegate Sean O’Rourke, Insurance Officer Anne McArdle, Development Officer Daniel Sloan, Children’s Officer June Cunningham, Health & Wellbeing Leo Sloan, Social Initiative Co-Ordinator Tom Cunningham.

Thanks were expressed to James Cunningham who has stood down after ten years as Chairperson and Patricia Clarke who had been Camogie Chairperson for ten years also and a welcome extended to Executive members in new roles – Tara Campbell, Raymond Sloan, Alice Magee, Conor Morgan, Daniel Sloan.


The new committee will meet at 8pm on the first Monday of each month beginning on Monday 5th December.


The Knights lost in Jordanstown in the Basketball NI Premier League to the Ulster Elks while in the Cup at Dunavil Belfast Phoenix were visitors with the Knights recovering from a slow start to record a 75 to 63 victory.


Congratulations to Patricia Clarke who was returned as County Secretary at the recent Down Camogie Convention.



At the An Riocht Camogie General Meeting Paula Fearon and Joanna Sloan were returned as joint Chairpersons and Clare Killen as Secretary.

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Monday 22 May

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Upcoming Activities

Monday 22 May

11am Men’s Shed; 2pm Coaching at Gaelscoil na mBeann; 7.30pm Senior Camogie An Riocht v Longstone; 9pm Lotto

Tuesday 23 May

6pm Irish Dancing; P5/P6 Football in Longstone, cars leave Dunavil 6.15pm; 6.30pm P1/P2 and P3/P4 Camogie practice; 7.15pm Boot Camp; 7.30pm P5/P6 and U12 Camogie practice; 7.30pm U16 Camogie Shamrocks v An Riocht; Spanish Lessons.

Wednesday 24 May

11am Men’s Shed; 2.45pm Coaching at Grange PS; 6pm Ladies Circuits; 6.30pm U14 Football practice; 7.30pm Junior Camogie An Riocht v Aghaderg; 7.30pm Senior/Minor Camogie practice; 7.30pm Senior/Reserve football; 8.30pm short meeting to progress the ‘Walking Club’ immediately after the Junior Camogie match, anyone interested should attend; 8.30pm KYC summer programme - May to September -  meeting.

Thursday 25 May

6.30pm P5/P6 Football practice; 6.45pm U12 Football practice; 7.30pm P3/P4 Football v Longstone at Dunavil; 6.30pm Kids Activities for aged 4 to 7 with Jennifer; 7pm Girls Activities aged 8 to 11 with Aedin; 7pm Boot Camp; 6.45pm U14 Camogie practice; 7.30pm U16 Camogie practice;8pm Camogie monthly meeting; 8pm Basketball

Friday 26 May

11am Men’s Shed; 7pm Kids Cinema; 7.30pm Senior Football Castlewellan v An Riocht; 7.30pm Senior/Junior Camogie practice.

Saturday 27 May

10am P5/P6 Football Blitz; 11am P1/P2 Football; 12pm P3/P4 Football; 12pm U12 Camogie Aghaderg v An Riocht; P1/P2, P3/P4 & P5/P6 Camogie Blitzes in Darragh Cross

Sunday 28 May

10.30am Breakfast @ Dunavil; 11am U12 Football An Riocht v Warrenpoint; 2pm Reserve Football Burren v An Riocht; 8pm Bingo

Monday 29 May

11am Men’s Shed; 7.30pm Senior Camogie An Riocht v Ballyholland; 9pm Lotto

Tuesday 30 May


6pm Irish Dancing; 6.30pm P1/P2 and P3/P4 Camogie practice; Spanish Lessons; 7.15pm Boot Camp; 7.30pm P5/P6 and U12 Camogie practice; 7.30pm U18 Camogie An Riocht v Ballyholland; U14 Camogie Longstone v An Riocht.