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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Kingdom Club Lotto

Tuesday 17 October

Jackpot £3,200

Numbers 2-7-17-21

No Match 4;

6 Match 3 share £100 Kevin Rogers, Agnes Farrell, Martin Farrell, Edith Newell, Teresa White, H Cunningham

Sellers Prize £25 Houston McVeigh

Next Monday's Jackpot £3,300

Upcoming Activities

Wednesday 18th

11am Men’s Shed; 6pm Ladies Circuits; 7pm P1 to U12 Camogie Presentation Night; 7pm Kingdom Walkers from the Leisure Centre; 7pm All Together Now Disability Inclusion programme for aged 12+

Thursday 19th

6pm Irish Dancing; 6.30pm to 8.30pm Activities for aged 4 to 8 boys and girls; 7pm to 9pm Girls Club for aged 8 to 12 years; 7pm to 9pm Bridging the Divide Inclusion programme; 7.15pm visit from Mourne Youth Forum LOHAH group; 7.30pm U13 Football An Riocht v Clonduff; 7.30pm Senior Football Kilcoo v An Riocht 7.40pm Basketball Andersonstown Tigers v Knights at La Salle.

Friday 20th

11am Men’s Shed; 7pm Kids Movie Night; 7pm to 9pm Boys Club for aged 9 to 12 years; 6.30pm P6 Football; 7.30pm P7 Football

Saturday 21st 

7.30am Kingdom Walkers at Mourne Park; 11am P1/P2 Football; 12pm P3/P4 football; 3pm Birthday Party

Sunday 22nd

10.30am Breakfast at Dunavil; 11am U11 Football An Riocht Gaels v Ballyholland ‘A’ and An Riocht Ogs v Mayobridge ‘B’; 2.30pm Birthday Party; 8pm Bingo

Monday 23rd  

11am Men’s Shed trip to Tayto Tandragee; 6.30pm Secondary School aged Drop-in; 7pm Girls Club for First Year+; 7pm Dunaman Community meeting; 7pm P6 Football in the hall; 7.30pm Irish Language Beginners Class; 9pm Lotto

Tuesday 24th  


6pm Irish Dancing; 6.30pm to 7.30pm, Kilkeel Library presents Irish sources of local place-names by Gordon McCoy Irish Language Education Officer East Belfast Mission, everyone welcome (booking essential); 7pm Primary School aged Drop-in; 7.15pm Bootcamp.