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Lucan Sarsfields Club Notes Sunday 21st January

January 21, 2018

Membership is now due for 2018, pay online before the 14th of February to avail of interest free 6 month instalment plan. 

Click here to pay membership online.

Adult Awards 

A novel presentation to our Club Person of the Year, Greg O’Neill.  Also our newest inductee to the Hall Of Fame was the long serving Liam Carton. Full details of award winners can be found here.

Juvenile Secretary

The Club is delighted to announce that Ciara Dardis has come on board as the Juvenile Games Secretary; we are really looking forward to working with Ciara as she takes on this important role. Every thanks to Diarmuid Kennedy who has filled the role for the last number of years and put in a huge amount of time and effort. Diarmuid of course took the promotion to the Executive in November and we are delighted to have him….you will all be glad to hear that he will still be fronting our main sponsors –Centra Griffin’s  Local Hero’s Campaign  for a while longer; until open auditions are held.. Watch this space!!

Dinner Dance 

The Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club Annual Dinner Dance is on Sat 3rd Feb 2018. Tickets €30 each on sale from any of the committee members (see poster). Tickets are selling well but there is still a few left, but don't leave it too late to get yours for the social event of the year! Numbers are limited and need to be confirmed so if interested make contact with organisers, a great way to mix and meet new and established members.

Annual Hurling Quiz

Peter Flannery’s annual hurling quiz is on next Friday the 26th January and is always a good night, come up and test your hurling knowledge. Peter I am sure will be making plenty of noise; Friday 26th Jan at 9pm.

Leopardstown Leaps continues again this year but has moved for any of you wondering. Sunday March 4th a date for the diaries.

Child Protection in Sport Awareness Workshop

To all mentors working with players up to the age of 18.

As previously stated all mentors working with players up to the age of 18  - including senior teams-  must be vetted , it is valid for 5 years and must be renewed on expiry, it is non - transferable from organisation to clubs  - it must be GAA approved . 

You must also have attended a CPSA ( Child Protection in Sport Awareness workshop ). Both of these are legal requirements.

There will be a CPSA workshop in the function room on Friday 2nd February , pre booking is ESSENTIAL as places are limited , bookvvia email to clubs Children's Officer Colette Condon.

Bar Volunteers 

The Club Bar is looking for Volunteers to assist with the rota, it might be good for students looking to gain experience, or maybe to meet more members, full training provided. Anyone interested can leave details behind the bar.

Club Shop to open again on Saturday the 27th January, it is scheduled to open Thursdays 7:30-8:30 and Saturday’s 10:30am – 1:00pm.

25 Card Drive continues every Friday 9pm. Caters for all levels, beginners welcome.

The ‘Cúpla Focal’ club is on Mondays 8pm to 9.00pm.

Bingo is on Wednesdays 8:30pm

Lucan District Credit Union Academy is on Saturdays, 9:30am for Girls and 10am for boys (5+)

Last week there was no winner of the €17,800 lotto where the numbers were 4, 13, 15, and 26. This week’s €18,200 lotto draw will be managed by Gerry McAndrew and is sponsored by O’Grady Hearing Care Services. Tickets can be purchased online, at the club, in Carey’s Newsagents, in Vesey Arms or Kenny’s Bar.                  

Access to the Club 

 Members will have noticed work has commenced on the Newcastle road development, obviously there will be disruption over the course of the works. We will be trying to work with the contractors for it to be kept to a minimum. But there will be disruption and inconvenience at times and we ask for your patience and co-operation. We will keep people informed as best we can of changes.

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