W/B 11 jANUARY 2016

Down GAA Draw tickets on sale from any committee member or from the Club. Everyone can see from the extensive programme on offer how this Club provides ever improving community facilities and activities on a daily basis for everyone.

We strive to keep our annual membership fees to a minimum, (indeed they are among the lowest in the County), so rely on everyone’s ongoing support to fund our activities.

 

To this end we promote the Down GAA Club Draw which has a prize fund of £110,000 at a cost of just £2.50 a week paid over a year by direct debit @ £10a month from February.

In 2014 An Riocht tickets won £3,400and in 2015 £4,400.In 2016 all players and supporters will be given a ticket to sell (limited to just one ticket per juvenile household) & they are available from any committee member & the office.

Please give serious consideration to buying a ticket this year and allow us to keep our membership fees etc low.

 

Saturday 23rd January An Riocht Dinner Dance & Awards @ Balmoral Hotel, tickets on sale now.

 

With such phenomenal attendances at juvenile camogie practice there is a shortage of helmets among beginners so the Club will buy second hand helmets from anyone who no longer needs theirs to use as starter helmets for new players.

 

13 Kingdom YC Senior Members enjoyed a weekend adventure residential at Todd’s Leap, thanks to the3  leaders who gave up their weekend to make the trip possible.

 

In the Basketball NI Cup quarter final at Dunavil, Kilkeel Knights beat Andersonstown Tigers 88 points to 63 and now play either Armagh Bison or North Star in the semi-finals. The next Basketball at Dunavil is on Saturday 6th February in the Premier League when Derry’s North Star are the visitors.

 

Well done and thank you to Barry Collins, Jerry Lee Cordell, June Cunningham,

Jodie Curran, Richard Doyle, David Fearon, Martin McAleenan, Colin Quinn, Conor Rodgers and Stephen Sloan who gave up their Saturday to qualify as Foundation Level coaches. The next Coach Education opportunities coming to Dunavil are on Tuesdays 19th & 26th January and 2nd February (note changed dates) Coaching for Coaches of U14 & U16 football teams; then on Friday 5th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th February Level One Child Coach Award.

 

 

An Riocht Annual General Meeting will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 27th January. 

w/b 8 Jan

FRIDAY 8th @ 7pm Kid’s Movie Night

 

SATURDAY 9th @ 9am Teen Residential @ Todd’s Leap

 

SATURDAY 9th @ 9.30am Foundation Football Coaching Award course @ Dunavil, any coach without this should register at the club asap, couple places remaining

 

SATURDAY 9th @ 6pm Basketball NI Cup Quarter-final

Kilkeel Knights v Andersonstown Tigers @ Dunavil.

 

NO Primary School Football today, it restarts Sat 16th Jan.

 

MONDAY 11th @ 7.30pm Club Open Night / Registration Night, all players, parents, supporters etc please attend

 

TUESDAY 12th @ 10.30am Youth meeting with Harmony Community Trust

 

TUESDAY 12th @ 7.30pm Meeting to finalise 2016 football coach appointments and elect Chairperson/Secretary, Coaching Officer and Schools Liaison Officer, anyone interested should attend.

 

WEDNESDAY 13th @ 10.30am Youth Club/Dept of Educ Meeting

 

THURSDAY 14th Club Officer training @ Abbey CBS

 

SATURDAY 23rd Dinner Dance & Awards @ Balmoral Hotel

ALSO

OUR CLUB, YOUR CLUB, A CLUB TO BE PROUD OF…

Club Registration / Open Night for all players & non-players

Monday 11th January 7.30pm

Adult £25 / Under 18 £10      Senior Citzen £10 / Family £60

See what you can do for your Club and what your club can do for you

 

 

ALSO

Everyone can see from the extensive programme above how this Club provides ever improving community facilities and activities on a daily basis for all.

We strive to keep our annual membership fees to a minimum, (indeed they are among the lowest in the County), so we rely on everyone’s ongoing support to fund our activities.

To this end we promote the Down GAA Club Draw which has a prize fund of £110,000 at a cost of just £2.50 a week paid over a year by direct debit @ £10 a month from February.

In 2014 An Riocht tickets won £3,400and in 2015 £4,400.

In 2016 all players and supporters will be given a ticket to sell (limited to just one ticket per juvenile household) & they are available from any committee member & the office.

Please give serious consideration to buying a ticket this year and allow us to keep our membership fees etc low.

 

 

w/b 27 December

Down GAA Draw tickets on sale from any committee member or from the Club.

 

Down GAA Year Books available from Dunavil.

 

The Club will buy second hand Camogie helmets from anyone who no longer needs theirs to use as starter helmets for new players.

 

KYC are recruiting volunteers for the January to April programme, anyone willing to give an hour or two should contact Dunavil.

 

Preparations are underway to have all our volunteers registered through the Millennium Volunteers so that they may receive official recognition for their time given to the Club.

 

Coach Education opportunities coming soon to Dunavil: Saturday 9th January Foundation Football Award; Mondays 18th & 25th January and 1st February Coaching for Coaches of U14 & U16 football teams; Friday 5th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th February Level One Child Coach Award. Please complete a registration form, available from the club, for these courses. Also, Niall Jackman, Ulster Camogie Coach Development Officer, will deliver further coaching for Camogie coaches in January @ Dunavil.

 

An Riocht Annual General Meeting will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 27th January. There will be a pre-AGM meeting on Monday 11th January at 7.30pm

to prepare for this important event, please attend and help make 2016 another year to remember for An Riocht.

 

The Greater Mournes Good Relations Forum are advertising the play ‘1916: 100 years on’ which has been produced by historian Philip Orr and will be performed in the Sean Holywood Arts Centre in Newry on 19th January 2016. Many attended and enjoyed the last play, ‘1912: 100 years on’, which was performed at the Kilmorey Arms Hotel so be sure to book your place as it will most likely be over subscribed. To register your interest, contact either Suzanne ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; or Michelle ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

On a similar theme Kilkeel Library are hosting a talk by Donal McAnallen on ‘Sport in Ulster and the First World War’ on Tuesday 2nd February at 6.30pm. The talk will cover GAA rugby and soccer involvement.

w/b 22 December

Down GAA Draw tickets on sale from any committee member or from the Club.

 

Down GAA Year Books in time for Christmas from Dunavil.

 

Congratulations to Diarmuid Cahill who was returned to the County Executive at the Down GAA County Convention in Newry on Wednesday.

 

KYC younger members enjoyed a Christmas trip to Lazerquest @ the Sheepbridge.

 

Well done to the coaches who completed the three week Down/Ulster GAA Coaching course for U10 & U12 Football coaches at Dunavil.

 

Scor Sinsir starts in January, anyone 17+ willing to represent the Club should let us know asap.

 

The Club will buy second hand Camogie helmets from anyone who no longer needs theirs to use as starter helmets for new players.

 

KYC are recruiting volunteers for the January to April programme, anyone willing to give an hour or two should contact Dunavil.

 

There is a Football meeting at 7pm on Monday 28th December when a football chairperson and football secretary for 2016 will be elected and what teams we are entering and who will be looking after them in 2016 will be decided, new people very welcome.

 

w/b Monday 21st December

Down GAA Draw tickets on sale from any committee member or from the Club.

 

Down GAA Year Books in time for Christmas from Dunavil.

 

Congratulations to Diarmuid Cahill who was returned to the County Executive at the Down GAA County Convention in Newry on Wednesday.

 

KYC younger members enjoyed a Christmas trip to Lazerquest @ the Sheepbridge.

 

Well done to the coaches who completed the three week Down/Ulster GAA Coaching course for U10 & U12 Football coaches at Dunavil.

 

Scor Sinsir starts in January, anyone 17+ willing to represent the Club should let us know asap.

 

The Club will buy second hand Camogie helmets from anyone who no longer needs theirs to use as starter helmets for new players.

 

KYC are recruiting volunteers for the January to April programme, anyone willing to give an hour or two should contact Dunavil.

 

There is a Football meeting at 7pm on Monday 28th December when a football chairperson and football secretary for 2016 will be elected and what teams we are entering and who will be looking after them in 2016 will be decided, new people very welcome.

w/b 14 December

Down Draw tickets on sale from any committee member or from the Club.

 

Well done to everyone who completed the Indoor Camogie Coaches Coaching Course and thanks to Ger Gribben for facilitating. A follow up will be held in January with Niall Jackman, Ulster Camogie Coach Development Officer.

 

There was a good attendance on Thursday when Santa turned on the lights at our thirty foot Christmas tree distributing sweets to the children and hot drinks to the adults; thanks to Santa, his elves and everyone else who helped on the night.

 

Christmas Dinner on Christmas Day @ Dunavil, anyone interested in attending should call in or contact the Club on 028 417 63681 as soon as possible.

 

Commiserations to St Marks Camogs in the Ulster Final last Friday, An Riocht had eight players involved.

 

Conor and Noeleen attended the International Youth Work presentation in Newry on Thursday.

 

Sean attended NMDC Funding workshop at the Nautilus Centre.

 

The Friends of St Louis Christmas Draw took place at bingo on Sunday.

 

Grange school attended the Kingdom Cinema for a Christmas movie treat on Friday.

 

An Riocht Juvenile (U6 to U12) Camogie & Football Awards & Disco took place on Friday. Over 100 children attended and everyone received a medal and a selection box and the U10 Footballers received their Mourne League trophies. Thanks to all the organisers.

 

Scor Sinsir starts in January, anyone 17+ willing to represent the Club should let us know asap.

 

The Club will buy second hand Camogie helmets from anyone who no longer needs theirs to use as starter helmets for new players.

 

 

KYC are recruiting volunteers for the January to April programme, anyone willing to give an hour or two should contact Dunavil.


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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.