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posted 31 Aug 2010, 07:03 by Jonathan Tavey   [ updated 5 Feb 2012, 05:19 ]
Intermediate League:
Last Tuesday we travelled to Doohamlet and picked up two valuable points which put us back in the semi final picture with a 2-10 to 1-08 win. This Friday, 3rd September, Currin are the visitors to Pairc Grattan for an 8.00pm throw in. Next Wednesday, 8th September, we travel to Aghabog for a 6.45pm throw in.

Senior Hurling:
Last Thursday the hurlers had a walkover against Clontibret. This Thursday, 2nd September, they travel to Castleblayney for a 7.00pm throw in. Next Thursday, 9th September, the final league fixture is away to Monaghan Harps at 6.45pm. The following Sunday, 12th September, the semi final will take place at home against the 4th placed team at 12.30pm.

Fund Raising Draw:
Tickets are now on sale for the Inniskeen Grattans Development Draw. The 1st Prize is €5000, 2nd €1500 and there are 10 prizes of €100 to be won. Tickets are €20 each or 3 for €50 and are available from any committee member. The draw will take place on the weekend of the All Ireland Final.

All Ireland Tickets:
The draw for the All Ireland Football Final tickets has been extended. Enter here or contact Peter Dooley on 0858406167 or any committee member before 8.00pm on Sunday 12th September to be in with a chance to win. This draw is for members only. The draw for Hurling All Ireland Final tickets took place on Tuesday, winners next week.

Bereavements:
Inis Caoin Cumann Lúthchleas Gael, on behalf of its entire membership, would like to offer our sincere sympathy and condolences to past committee member Brendan Butler, Teresa, Kevin, Joseph and Niall Butler and all the friends and family of Paddy Butler, Louth Village, who died recently. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dhilis.

Raft Race:
The annual Raft Race which in Inniskeen will be run by Inniskeen Grattans this year. It is hoped to run the event in the autumn time, but this will depend on the water level in the Fane. This year will also see the inclusion of a kayak race. More details to follow in the coming weeks. To enter a team for the raft race or yourself for the kayak race contact Jonathan Tavey on 0871380759.

Weekly Draw Results:
The results of the weekly envelope draw for Sunday 29th of August:
1st Prize €250: Damien Holmes, Prolook (No Seller)
2nd Prize €100: Martin McDonald, Drogheda (Noel Brady)
3rd Prize €50: Niall Rogers, c/o John Boyle (John Boyle)
4th Prize €30: Margaret Fitzsimmons, Lannet (Catherine Keenan)
5th Prize €20: Mary Byrne, 39 Dun Ard (Paddy Dowdall)

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