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posted 25 Mar 2014, 06:56 by Jonathan Tavey
By Peter Cassidy 

Inniskeen GAA Lotto Results: 
This week’s draw took place on Tues 18th March and there was no winner. 
The numbers drawn where: 12:21:23:26 
€20 Lucky dip winners were: 
Scan Mc Kenna, Drumboat (T MCKenna) 
Niamh Reid, Ardee (P Meegan) 
Larry Burns, Ardee (P Meegan) 
Terence Mc Mahon (J Boyle) 
Richie & Tinie Murray, C/O John Boyle (J. Boyle) 
The next draw will take place Mon 24th of March and the Jackpot will be €8700 
Apr Rota: Owen, Donal, Pete M 
Thank you for the continued Support 

Reserve Footballers: 
Unfortunately we were forced to give the points to Aughnamullen last week as a result of the Monaghan county board, who fixtured the game on the same day as the Ulster Intermediate pre season league semi final. 
We officially requested to Monaghan Co board that they moved the game to an alternative date; however our request fell on deaf ears which resulted in us having to throw the match.
This has been really unfortunate as the guys have been putting in a huge effort pre season and missed the opportunity to put points on the board on this occasion.

Quinns Corner Ulster pre season league: 
Our Guys defeated Urney St Colmcilles in the Semi final last Sunday by a single point margin.
The win leaves us with a final show down against Dungannon; however the date and venue have not yet been set at this point. Please look for confirmation on our facebook site for date and Bus times etc.

Results: 
Dev hurling league: Inniskeen (CONC) Vrs Blaney, 15th March 
Reserve football league: Aughnamullen Vrs Inniskeen (CONC), 16th March
Intermediate pre season Ulster League: Urney St Colm 1-11 Inniskeen 2-09, 16th March

Fixtures: 
Quinns Corner pre season Ulster league final: Inniskeen Vrs Dungannon, TBC 
Reserve Football League: Inniskeen Vrs Seans, Fri 21st @ 8pm

2014 Membership “walk in” night – Last chance Saloon: 
As promoted recently we changed the format this year to a walk in membership night format.
They were held in Pairc Grattan on Friday 31st of January and Friday the 28th of February, we would like to thank all the people who turned up to register.
We are holding one more night on Friday the 21st of March for anyone else who would like to register as a member to our club.
Please note this is the last chance to sign up before the end of the month deadline for All Ireland tickets etc.
Please come along under the stand in Pairc Grattan from 7-9pm and put your name down.

Congratulations: 
Wedding bells where ring last Saturday when our senior player Stephen Callan tied the knot with his wife Orla. We wish them both the very best in their long future together.
Congratulations to you both.

Gaeltacht Scholarships: 
Interviews for Gaeltacht Scholarships for Coláiste Bhríde, Rann na Feirste will take place on Saturday, 5th April in Cloghan, Annyalla, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan.
 The Interviews for Junior Certificate Applicants will take place at 9.30am followed by the Leaving Certificate Applicants at 11.30am. Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the office in Cloghan on 042-9752033

Bereavement: 
We extend our sincere sympathy and condolences to the family and friends of the Late Martin McGahon, Castleblaney rd, Carrickmacross, and formally of Shancobane, Inniskeen. 
Ar dheis lamh De go raibh a anam dilis 

Country Fest Tickets on sale now: 
Tickets are now on sale for this year’s May bank holiday festival. 
The Lineup includes Declan Nerney (fri), Mike Denver(Sun) and Nathan Carter (Sat).
If you would like to purchase one of these please contact any of our committee or phone 0879004463.
Also we will be selling the above on the last walk in Membership night on Friday 21st of March from 7-9pm, so please feel free to come to Pairc Grattan that night to purchase one. 
I have to stress again, this are very limited so please act now to secure one.
Alternatively you can still come on the night and pay €15 at the door.
Visit www.countryfest.ie for more info. 

Grattans Oige: 

Results: 
U14 Football league Div 1: Inniskeen 5-19 Carrick 8-05, Thurs 13th 

Fixtures: 
U14 Football league Div 5: Scotstown Vrs Inniskeen, Sat 22nd @12pm
U14 Football league Div 1: Scotstown Vrs Inniskeen, Sat 22nd @12pm

Hurling Feile 2014: 
We have been selected to host part of the Feile Hurling Competition this Year.
It is a great honour for the Club and we will Endeavour to look after our visitors and provide them with a memorable experience. 
The Juvenile committee is looking for 15 families to host to players or officials of the visiting clubs on the weekend starting 20th of June. Each host family must cater for 2 U14 players or their officials.
We ask any families interested to please contact Mary on 0876177347 or Martin on 0879827930. 
All hosting families’ details must be submitted to the organizers before the 28th of March.
We hope that we can all pull together and play our part to make the event memorable for all the kids involved.

Inniskeen Camogie Notes: 
Training for 2014 season begins this Friday evening at 7.30pm sharp in Grattan Park. 
So dust off the boots, stick & helmet and join us whether you’re young or old, fit and trim or like the most of us a bit rusty after the long winter!! 
We'd also love to see more secondary school girls attend training; many of them are practicing Camogie at school so why not come along and join the club.
Preparations are currently underway for the Kavanagh Country 10K that takes place during the Inniskeen Country Fest from Friday 2nd May - Monday 5th May.
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