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posted 9 Apr 2013, 06:56 by Jonathan Tavey
By Peter Cassidy 

Inniskeen Country Fest 2013: 
Come along to our Annual May bank holiday (Fri 3rd – Mon 6th) country music festival in Pairc Grattan.
Featuring this year is: 
Friday 3rd May: Declan Nerney, 
Saturday 4th May: Setanta,
& Sunday 5th May: Mike Denver. 
Monster Bingo on Sun at 3pm.  
Also a new addition to this year’s festival is: 
Family fun Monday, which features: 
Charity 7 aside football tournament called “Clash of the Clans”. 
This Unisex tournament involves playing a fun match with members of your family/clan. 
Feel free to contact us (on the below number) if you wish to submit a team. 
There are many more activities on the day such as sports day events for all ages, face painting, BBQ etc. 
The Festival weekend will be brought to a climax in the Marquee with a presentation of the “Clash of the Clans” winners and a traditional Music Session (everyone welcome to bring an instrument and join in). 
Weekend tickets are at a limited availability of €25. 
This ticket will allow you entry into each nights show along with your family to the fun day. 
They can be obtained from any of our committee members or by calling 087 943 4176. 

Lotto Results: 
There was no Jackpot winner this week; the draw took place on Monday 08/04/2013.
The numbers drawn where: 4: 8: 9: 16 next week's Jackpot is €4,100. 
€20 Lucky dip winners were: 
Davy Kirean, c/o Fiddlers (R.Ashfield)
The Burke Family, Annagheril (B. Murphy)
The Mc Kenna Boys, Drumboat (T. Mc Kenna)
Katie Hoey, Annagheril (B. Murphy)
Eimear Clarke, Kilkerley (P. Meegan)
Next draw takes place Monday 15th of April.
The Lotto is key to the running our club in the Parish, please feel free to contact us if you are willing and able to assist us in selling weekly tickets.
To all our existing sellers, keep up the good work and don’t forget to have those envelopes at the club house for 7pm sharp each week.
Thank you for the support

We extend our sincere sympathy and condolences to the family and friends of Mr Matthew Keenan, Ballyholland, Newry. 
Matthew was grandfather of Grattan and Monaghan county player Matthew Mc Kenna.
Ar dheis lamh De go raibh a anam dilis.

Committee Meeting: 
Our next Meeting is on Monday the 15th Apr at 7.30 Sharp. Please make contact with Raymond if for any reason who may not be able to attend.

Defibrillator Course: 
Inniskeen Red Cross holds a defibrillator course in St Daig’s School on the Last Monday of every Month. 
The Next course will take place on Apr 29th. 
We encourage as many people as possible to take this course.
To book your place call Tomas Ruddy on 087 7657198 or Gerry Dooley on 0872342278 
The Course is tailored to both new members and refresher applicants.

Gaeltacht Scholarships: 
Interviews for Gaeltacht Scholarships to Coláiste Bhríde, Rann Na Feirste will be held in GAA Administration Office Cloghan on Saturday 20th April 2013.
Interviews for students who are pre Junior Cert will start at 10am, while interviews for post Junior Cert and Leaving Cert students will begin at 11.30am. 
No pre booking is required

Reserve Football League: Donaghmoyne 3-14 Inniskeen 1-05, (Wed 3rd) 
Hurling Development League: Inniskeen 1-18 Carrick 1-05, (Thurs 4th)
Reserve Football League Inniskeen 1-13 Carrick 1-08, (Sat 6th)
County Minor D2 Hurling Final: Cavan 3-12 Monaghan 7-10 (Fri 5th). Well done to Jamie Dooley and Donal Meegan on winning their first piece of silverware of the year. 
Ulster Minor Football League Group A: It was busy weekend for Donal who helped Monaghan get into the League Semi Final, where they will play Tyrone. Monaghan beat Cavan in Breffini Park on sat 6th with a score line of 3-10 to 1-07. Best wishes to Donal and the Lads in the Semis. 

Upcoming Fixtures (Team named first at home): 
Dev Hurling league: Clontibret Vrs Inniskeen, Thurs 11th @ 7pm 
Allianz Senior Hurling League Roinn 3A playoff: Tyrone Vrs Monaghan, Sat 13th @2pm Breffini pk. 
Intermediate Football League: Our Seniors are finally getting their first outing of the league on Sunday 14th Apr against the old Rival Donaghmoyne. 
Throw in is at 4pm in Pairc Grattan. 
Alan and the lads are eager to finally get out and produce the goods. 
Please come out and give your full support to the team. 

Grattans Oige

U 16 Football: Our 16’s kept up the good work with a comprehensive 7-17 to 2-08 win at home to Killeevan last Thurs. That 2 wins from 2 so far in this year’s competition. 
U 14 Football: Likewise our 14’s produced a solid performance by beating Clones/Currin at home on Sat last by a score line of 5-30 to 5-10. 
Thirty points is a serious piece of scoring in a Division 1 match and more impressive is a total score line of 9-51 in 2 matches. 
Keep up the good work lads. 

U 14 D1 Football Championship: Killanny Vrs Inniskeen, Tues 9th @ 6pm 
Minor Football Friendly: Inniskeen Vrs Killanny, Tues 9th @ 7.45pm 
U 12 Football Spring League: Both A & B’s are at home to Donaghmoyne on Saturday 13th from 12pm. 
U14 Hurling Championship: Monaghan Harps Vrs Inniskeen, Sat 13th @ 5pm 
U14 Hurling League: Inniskeen Vrs Truagh, Monday 15th @ 6.45pm 
U16 Football League: Eire Og Vrs Inniskeen, Thurs 18th @ 6.45pm 

Please come out and support our stars of the future.