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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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Kingdom Club Lotto

Monday 19th June

Jackpot £9,300

Numbers 2-13-31-32;

No Match 4; No match 3

Sellers Prize £25 Evelyn Keenan

Next Monday's Jackpot £9,500


DOWN DRAW An Riocht May Winners

£50 each Kory Colgan and Edmond & Eric

Upcoming Activities

Tuesday 20 June

Men’s Shed trip to Mary Catherine’s Cottage Kinnahalla; 6pm Irish Dancing; 6.30pm P1/P2 and P3/P4 Camogie practice; 7.30pm  U12 Camogie v Ballela; 7pm P5/P6 Football Mourne League @ Dunavil; 7.30pm U16 Camogie Ballyholland v An Riocht; 7.30pm U18 Football Annaclone v An Riocht

Wednesday 21 June

10am Grange PS Kingdom Cinema visit; 11am Men’s Shed; 6.30pm to 9pm Summer Scheme Registration; 7.30pm U14 Football Shamrocks v An Riocht; 7.30pm Senior/Reserve Football; 7.30pm Junior Camogie Dromara v An Riocht; 7.30pm Senior Camogie; 7.30pm Kingdom Walkers

Thursday 22 June

6.30pm P5/P6 Football; 6.45pm U12 Football; 6.45pm U14 Camogie; 7.30pm U16 Camogie; 7.30pm U16 Football Longstone v An Riocht

Friday 23 June

11am Men’s Shed; 7.30pm Senior Football An Riocht v Burren; 7.30pm Senior/Junior Camogie

Saturday 24 June

9am Wet Bouldering for P5/P6, U12 & U14 Footballers; 11am P1/P2 Football; 12pm P3/P4 Football; 12pm U16 Football Saval v An Riocht; P1/P2, P3/P4 & P5/P6 Camogie Blitzes in Portaferry; 3pm Birthday Party.

Sunday 25 June

10.30am Breakfast; 2pm Birthday Party; 4pm Cemetery Sunday; 8pm Bingo

Monday 26 June

11am Men’s Shed; 7pm Diabetes Aware workshop and a dietitian at Dunavil with advice for parents, players and coaches; 7.30pm Senior Camogie An Riocht v Ballycran; 7.30pm Senior/Reserve Football.

Tuesday 27 June


6.30pm P1/P2 and P3/P4 Camogie practice; 7.30pm P5/P6 & U12 Camogie practice; 7.30pm U14 Camogie Kilclief v An Riocht; 7.30pm U18 Camogie An Riocht v Bredagh; 7.30pm U18 Football An Riocht v Longstone