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posted 28 Feb 2015, 07:40 by Jonathan Tavey
By Daniel McGahon

The lotto took place on Monday night (23/02/15) There was no winner. Numbers drawn were 02, 03, 05, 26. The €20 winners where Oliver and Frances Keenan (C.K), Peter McKenna, Drumboat (TMK), Ben Kearney (GD), Rebecca Gormley (TMK), Seamus Shevlin (OG). Next draw is 23/02/15. Jackpot is €13,300.Tickets on sale from all local outlets.
The club are looking for a Caretaker .You must be on Social welfare for at least 9 months. If interested please contact any committee member or call into the SOLAS office in Inniskeen village.
Dinner Dance: 
This Friday will see the dinner dance take placing  in the social club. It promises to be a great night and a chance to look back on a great year. Dinner will be served on the night and music will be by Paddy Byrne. Tickets are €25 and can be bought from Peter Dooley. A great night not to be missed. 

Well done to all our participants who took place in the Scor competition on Saturday night. Unfortunately none of the acts qualified. The following people all represented the club, Solo Singing: Fiona Hoey Recitation, Thomas Ruddy, Instrumental Music Group: Leah Faul, Seamus Shevlin, David Meegan, Brendan Byrne and Sean Walsh. Ballad Group: Sharon Mc Gahon, Laura Kelly, Niamh Monahan, Fiona Hoey and Caroline Walsh, Quiz Team: Seamus Shevlin, Laura Kelly, Niamh Monahan and Sharon Mc Gahon. Well done to all.

Good luck: 
To Michael Monahan and the Patrician High school team in the semi final of the Mac Larnon cup on Saturday at 4pm in Silverbridge. 

County Hurlers: 
A great win for the hurlers on Sunday against Rocsommon on Sunday . Well done to Ronan Meegan, Kevin Crawley ,Martin Murphy,Pauric Dowdall and of course to the management team of Trevor Hillard and Paearse Doherty.Also hard luck to Colm and Donal Megan and the U21 county team who lost to Tyrone in the Shamrock Cup final. 

Coaching Course: 
The club will host a coaching and child protection course on the  27th & 28th March, the child protection course is on the Friday evening. This course is open to anyone interested in coaching. Anyone interested in doing the course should contact our coaching officer Pauric Dowdall on 0879549138 or
Cost: €30. 

The club would like to extend its sympathys to  the families of Emily O Rourke Millbrook and to Micky Rooney late of Carrickmacross . Ar dheis lámh Dé go raibh a anam uasal. 

Hurling and Reserve Football Championship Draws: 
Our hurlers have been given a bye and are into the semi finals of the championship. The reserve footballers have drawn with Eire Og in Round 1  of the Crawley Cup.

Anyone who is interested in becoming a referee for Juvenile games can contact Peter Dooley. Also the Referees Recruitment Committee will be visiting the club and speaking to our senior team players during training sessions over the next 3 weeks. Arrangements will be made in advance of visit.
Our FINAL membership night will take place on next Friday 6th from 7-9 in Pairc Grattan. Couple €50, Single €30, Student U18 €20. 

Gym Membership: 
Anyone wishing to use the Gym facilities  at Pairc Grattan the fee is €50 for a club member (including members of Cuman Inis Caoin Na mban) and non members are €100. Please Note that U18’s are not permitted to enter the gym unless they are supervised if not supervised , No entry. 
Grattan Oige: 
Training continues on Wednesday and Thursday for the U14s and U16s respectively. We held our registration night for juveniles and we are urging those who have not registered to do so at training as competitions will be starting shortly. 

The U8s and U10s are having their day out next Saturday to GR8 in Blayney. Bus will leave Grattan Park @4.30 pm and will return to Grattan Park Circa 7.30 pm