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posted 8 Jan 2013, 04:53 by Jonathan Tavey
By Peter Cassidy 

Strictly Come Dancing Launch Night: 
We are holding a launch night in the Social Club, Inniskeen on Saturday 12th January at 9pm and all are welcome to join us. On the night we finally get a chance to introduce our brave and talented Dancers as they are officially paired up for the Grand Finale which will be held February 16th 2013 (Fairways Hotel). Come and enjoy a good night’s craic of music and entertainment by Mickey "The Butcher". Raffle on the night: 1st prize €100, 2nd prize €50, 3rd & 4th prizes signed Jerseys and 5th prize 2 tickets for the Grand Finale on Feb 16th. Doors open at 9pm. Come join us and bring a friend. 

Dr McKenna Cup: 
Monaghan got off to a winning start in the by beating St Mary’s of Belfast by 1-13 to 2-6 in Clones.
Next fixtures are as follows:
Donegal V Monaghan in Ballybofey, Sun 13th Jan @2pm.
Monaghan V Fermanagh (under the lights) in Pairc Grattan Inniskeen, Wed 16th Jan @ 7.30pm.
Congratulations to Grattans Mathew McKenna and Gerry McArdle for making the Squad, keep up the good work guys. Come along and support the lads. 

Senior Team Management: 
We are glad to announce Alan O Neill as our new coach of the Senior Team. On behalf of all the committee and members I would like to welcome Alan to the Grattans and offer him our best wishes and full support for 2013 as we take our trip back towards Senior Football. 

Membership Reminder: 
We are now collecting Annual memberships for 2013 and it is as follows: Adult €30, Couple €50, Underage €20. Please make contact with any committee member to organize payment. Your payments and continued support to the Grattan’s is much appreciated. 

Bereavements: 
We extend our sincere sympathy and condolences to the families and friends of the following: 
Mrs. Ann O'Reilly Riverside (formerly of Drumass), Inniskeen 
Mr Clinton O'Rourke Snr Millbrook, Inniskeen 
Mr Seamus Hoey Mullaghinshagh (formerly of Treagh), Inniskeen 
Mr Paddy Hanratty Carrickakelly, Inniskeen whose son Seamus is currently doing great work with our juveniles. 
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a-nAnamachta dhílis. 

Mass For the deceased Members: 
 We are holding our annual Mass in Inniskeen for deceased members of the club on 26th January @ 7pm. Please come along to pay your respect to those who served our club well. 

Lotto: 
We are pleased to announce that our Lotto is back this week and the Jackpot is sitting for the taking at €2800. Tickets available through the usual channels. Volunteer ticket sellers are required, if interested please contact 0879729012. The Lotto is key to making the club financially successful so any additional help will be greatly appreciated. 

Billboards for 2013: 
Thank you for all the businesses that have purchased an advertisement billboard at Pairc Grattan, we appreciate your continued support. Renewals are due for the forth coming season and the annual cost is remaining at €100. For those who are interested in joining this year we are providing a special offer price reduction of the set up fee (for the signage). This offer is only available for a limited time, so please contact 0879729012 if you would like info on how to advertise at Pairc Grattan for the forth coming Dr Mc Kenna cup and hopefully National League fixtures among others this season.
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