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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 24 April

Jackpot £8,600

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Upcoming Activities


Tuesday 25 April

6pm Irish Dancing; 6.30pm P1/P2 and P3/P4 Camogie practice; Boot Camp; 7.30pm P5/P6 and U12 Camogie practice; U18 Football Mitchels v An Riocht is OFF; 7pm U16 Camogie An Riocht v Clonduff; FIFA Tournament; Spanish Lessons.

Wednesday 26 April

11am Men’s Shed; 6pm Ladies Circuits; 6.30pm U14 Football practice; 7.15pm Junior Camogie Kilcoo v An Riocht; 7pm Kingdom Youth Club Relationships & Development programme for young people aged 13+; 7.30pm Senior/Minor Camogie practice; 7.30pm Senior/Reserve Football practice; Ladies of Mourne monthly event.

Thursday 27 April

6.30pm P5/P6 Football practice; 6.45pm U12 Football practice; 6.45pm U14 Camogie practice; 7pm Girls Activities with Aedin; Boot Camp; 7.30pm U16 Camogie practice; 7.30pm U16 Football An Riocht v Rostrevor; Camogie committee monthly meeting.

Friday 28 April

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

Saturday 29 April

10.30am Paul Farrell Cup U14 Football Sevens; 11am P1/P2 Football practice; 12pm P3/P4 Football practice.

Sunday 30 April

10.30am Breakfast at Dunavil; 11am U12 Football Clonduff v An Riocht; 2pm Reserve Football Warrenpoint v An Riocht; 3pm Birthday Party; 8pm Bingo

Monday 1st May

11am Men’s Shed; 7.30pm U14 Football Warrenpoint v An Riocht; 7.30pm Senior Camogie An Riocht v Portaferry; 9pm Lotto.

Tuesday 2 May

 6pm Irish Dancing; Boot Camp; 7.30pm U14 Camogie Kilcoo v An Riocht; 7.30pm U18 Football An Riocht v Bosco; 7.30pm U18 Camogie An Riocht v Liatroim; Spanish Lessons.