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posted 22 Jan 2013, 02:18 by Jonathan Tavey   [ updated 22 Jan 2013, 02:27 ]
By Peter Cassidy 
Strictly Come Dancing Launch Night: 
We had a Launch night last Saturday in the Social Club to pair off our dancers for the Grand Finale (Saturday 16th February in the Fairways hotel).
The night was a great success and we would like to all the people who turned out in great numbers to support our dancers. 
The Pairings are as follows: 
Andrew O’Rourke & Caroline McArdle 
Fintin Duffy & Fiona Culleton 
Barry Cassidy & Julianne Finnegan 
Sean Hand & Laura Kelly 
Jimmy Greene & Karen Fitzpatrick 
Michael McLoughlin & Clodagh McMahon 
Tony Brady & Rosemary McEnaney 
Barry Kindlon & Karen Ward 
Enda Hursten & Seodhna Flanagan 
Eugene Quinn & Aisling McGeeney 
Paraic Mullholland & Ellen Kernan 
Connell Meegan & Grainne Mackin 
Colm Matthews & Catriona Coyle 
Nigel McGee & Gemma Woods 
Best wishes to you all. 

Prize winners on the night where: 
1st prize Pat Keenan (€100), 
2nd Peter McKenna (€50), 
3rd Hazel Field (Signed Monaghan Jersey), 
4th Tracy McGeeney (Signed Crossmaglen jersey) 
5th Seamus Hanratty (“smelly Hamper” donated by Jimmy Green) 
6th Aisling McGeeney (2 tickets to the main Event in Feb) 
Thank you to Mona Mc Entee who supplied the hot food on the night it was much appreciated. 
Again thank you and we look forward to seeing you all again on the 16th, so get in early and get your tickets for the main event (call 0879004463 for tickets). 

County Team: 
Monaghan continue their winning run in the Dr Mc Kenna Cup by beating the All Ireland Champions in Ballybofey by 3-16 to 1-5 on Sunday. 

Senior Team: 
The Senior Men where back in action with their first session of the year last Sunday Morning. On behalf of all the committee and Members I would like to wish the lads all the best in their mission to bring the Grattan’s back to Senior Football, where we belong. 

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 Grattans is much appreciated. 

We extend our sincere sympathy and condolences to the family and friends of Mrs Kathleen Murphy, Derrys Tce, Inniskeen. Ar dheis lamh De go raibh a anam dilis. 

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.

There was no Jackpot winner this week; draw took place Mon 14/01/13
Numbers drawn: 3: 7: 11: 23
Next Jackpot on 21th January 2013 is €2,900. 
€20 Lucky dip winners were, 
1. The Greene Girls, Carrickakelly (Owen Green)
2. Kaylem & Tiernan McKenna, Drumboat (Tommy McKenna)
3. Elaine Watters, Oghill (Peter Dooley)
4. Catherine Garvey, 2 Slieve View (Joey Byrne)
5. Patrick McGarry, Carlingford (John Boyle)
Thank you for all the continued support.

To our neighbours Donaghmoyne, who won the Ladies All Ireland senior Final by beating Carnacon 1-10 to 1-05.
Well done to all involved.