w/b 22 Jan

Down GAA Draw tickets & An Riocht ‘Cow Pat’ challenge squares on sale now from the club or every committee member.


Anyone interested in photography, IT / Facebook, match reports, designing posters etc and willing to join a PR sub-committee please contact PRO Jane Eakins or the Club.


An Riocht Membership is now due and remains at 2016 prices which are Child (U18) £10; Adult £25; Senior Citizen £10; Family £60 (2 adults & unlimited children).


Turnouts continued to be good for the U14 to Senior Camogie Wall Ball sessions which are sure to improve ‘first touch’ and ‘anticipation’, thanks to Joe and Ger for taking them.


There was a folk and trad night at Dunavil in aid of the Kevin Bell Repatriation Fund and a cheque for £1,000 was presented to the Fund. (Photo attached).


Thanks to Peter O’Hanlon who kept the Men’s Shed gripped with his box of tricks on Monday past.


Tara, Joanna, Paula, Michael, Alice, Jane and Joseph attended the GAA Club Officer training on Saturday in Castlewellan.


In the Basketball Premier League, Knights v Queens, at Dunavil on Saturday the home side won 96 points to 82 points. Queens led at the end of the first Quarter by four points but as the match went on the Knights took control with some great three pointers helping them to the win.


KYC Positive Relationships Project got underway on Wednesday evening for a six week programme while the Healthy Lifestyle is also on Wednesdays.


There was another good response to the Camogie & Coffee evening at Dunavil and most positions are now in place for the year ahead.


There is a small but enthusiastic Irish language group meeting each Tuesday from 7.15pm and there’s always room for more so why not drop in and give it a go!


On Tuesday 28th February from 7pm to 10pm An Riocht Child Protection Course, put the date in your diary now!A Child Protection Certificate is a must for everyone coming into contact with young people under 18 years of age.


The special ‘Field Fund’ closes on Tuesday 31st January so anyone who still wants to contribute before that date should contact Tom Cunningham or the Club; thanks to those who have already donated; each donation will be acknowledged.


The Planning & Physical Development sub-committee holds its first meeting this week and anyone interested is encouraged to just come along or contact Daniel Sloan, the Club Development Officer. This sub-committee is tasked with organising all necessary business to complete development projects. Development is more than about developing Club facilities, it is about developing the Club as a unit in terms of administration and activity. The Development Committee should seek ways to improve the general organisation, structure and efficiency of the Club and ways to improve the facilities in the Club and should ensure that the Club is availing of all administration resources and education programmes provided by the GAA for the Club.


On Tuesday 31st January, there will be a ‘Coaching the Football Coaches’ session with Stephen Poacher at Dunavil; any coach interested please give your name in advance.


The Camogs have begun weekly camogie coaching in both Grange and St Colmans PS and anyone available to help on a rota basis should let Schools Liaison Officer Aine O’Reilly know.


The South Down Table Quiz for aged 17+ will take place in Glenn Club on Friday 17th February at 8pm. Anyone interested in taking part let Officer for Irish Language & Culture Dianna know or leave word at the office.

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Kingdom Club Lotto

Monday 24 April

Jackpot £8,600

Numbers 5-8-10-21; No Winner;

6 match 3 receive £20 each Rosanne Small, Trevor Lennon, Matt Caulfield, Vagn Andersen, John Higgins, JP McVeigh

Sellers Prize £25 Noel McArdle

Next TUESDAYS Jackpot £8,700

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.