St. Colmcilles GAA Club, Pairc Ui Rís, Piltown, Bettystown, Co Meath info@cilles.com 0877441731

Club Notes 8th Feb

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Membership 2021

2021 Membership is now open for the 2021 Season. The price increase which was agreed at the 2020 AGM for the 2021 season has been deferred until 2022. Rates will remain as per last year. You can register on our website HERE.

GAA Newsletter

This month’s edition features: 

  • Exclusive interview with Uachtarán John Horan as he prepares to finish his three-year term, 
  • An insight from GAA Director of Club, Player and Games Administration Feargal McGill on our commitment to a club championship season 
  • Tips on how your club can be winter ready and also save thousands of euro by going green
  • International tech gurus to focus on inventions to help the GAA
  • Important coaching ideas for kids in lockdown
  • Nutrition advice for players of all ages
  • Helping more girls stay active in sport
  • As well as important news and updates for club officials and much more…

Correspondence relating to the newsletter can be sent to clubnewsletter@gaa.ie

https://www.gaa.ie/news/read-the-latest-club-newsletter-january-2021/

Keep them coming – We ask you all to share your old photos and memories with pro@cilles.com

We will celebrate together again as soon as its safe to do so.

Trivia – Win a Cilles Beany Hat

In the 2016 season the Cilles Ladies 1st Team won the Meath Ladies Junior A final to reach intermediate status. Some trivia on their journey below.

1) what was the venue of the Meath Ladies junior A final and who did we defeat in the final?
2) what was the venue of the Meath ladies Junior A semi final and who did we defeat in the semi?
3) who did the Ladies play in the Leinster Club Championship?

Q1 – What player played in each of the 33 games?

Robbie McCloskey

Q2 – What player finished top scorer in the season?

Ben Brennan

Q3 – Name the two players that each scored 10goals in the season?

Jack Reynolds and Ciaran Kelly

Last weeks winner of the Trivia is Edel Flynn. Answers to this address by Saturday newsletter@cilles.com –  All correct answers will be entered into a draw for the Beany hat.

Club Lotto

We’d ask all our members to help us on the lotto. Our sales are significantly down on last year, due to pubs and shops not being able to sell the tickets. You can subscribe online by clicking here

National Draw Tickets.

The GAA National draw has been postponed until June. We still have lots of tickets for sale and the club get to keep all money from funds raised. First prize is a Renault Clio V Dynamique Tce 100MY19.

Tickets are for sale on our website or by clicking here.

Contact Ciara 087 – 6560343 for more information

My Life Challenge #everystepcounts

There are over 250 of us walking and running in our club gear on the footpaths & beaches of East Meath. We’ve taken first place in Leinster in the GAA Walking Challenge with Irish Life this week and will have to work hard to stay ahead of our neighbouring county club team @clontarfgaa.

We have a small competition running this weekend for 3 bobble hats. These were the catagories below.

  1. For whoever does most individual steps
    • Winner: Elena Wade
  2. Random Walker from the 250 now signed up -I’ll pick a random number and whoever is in that position on Sunday night will get the hatWinner: Paul Madden
  3. Nicest pic – send through to group and we will vote Sunday evening on it.
    • Winner: Fiona Scully – see below

There is STILL TIME to join us, if you walk/run every day, help us get across the line to the top place, the challenge runs for another 4 weeks until March 3rd 2021. More details on how to join below.

https://cilles.com/2021/01/january-step-challenge-with-st-colmcilles/

Garda Vetting

See correspondence below from Croke Park about Garda Vetting.

Aideen will email all coaches next week to whom this new ruling applies. All vetting must be completed by May 31, 2021.

COVID-19

We remind all our members that due to current restrictions our grounds are CLOSED. Please do not use the facilities during this time.

 

 

 

Meath Public Participation Network: Training Programme – Spring 2021.

A range of courses will be available online over the coming weeks to support the work of our members and build capacity in the network. Details on the full range and content of classes are available here

Subjects include

  • Fundamentals of the PPN – live session 16th February at 1pm
  • Facilitation Skills – 23rd February at 1pm
  • Funding Applications – 25th Feb at 11.30am
  • Communications and Advocacy – 2nd March at 1pm
  • Strategic Planning – 9th March at 1pmt
  • Local Government Budgets – 16th March at 1pm
  • Financial Management – 18 March at 11.30
  • Introduction to GDPR – 23rd March at 1pm
  • Companies Limited by Guarantee (CLG) – 25th March at 11.30

Registration for participants will open on the 3rd February. We will email you with details on the process.

Supports

  • HSE Minding Your Wellbeing programme: useful resources & videos available here
  • Details on the Irish Heart Foundation – Heart Failure Support Programme are here
  • The Navan Stroke Support Group is available with support details here

Notices

  • Clár na nÓg: updates on training, events & opportunities across the youth sector. Details here
  • CREATE: News & Opportunities – January 2021. Details here
  • 3,000 projects supported through 2020 Community Enhancement Programme. Details here

Consultation:

  • Review of the National Development Plan. Details here

Subjects include

  • Fundamentals of the PPN – live session 16th February at 1pm
  • Facilitation Skills – 23rd February at 1pm
  • Funding Applications – 25th Feb at 11.30am
  • Communications and Advocacy – 2nd March at 1pm
  • Strategic Planning – 9th March at 1pmt
  • Local Government Budgets – 16th March at 1pm
  • Financial Management – 18 March at 11.30
  • Introduction to GDPR – 23rd March at 1pm
  • Companies Limited by Guarantee (CLG) – 25th March at 11.30

GAA Archives

The GAA, in conjunction with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, have launched the GAA Digital Archive at Croke Park providing free access to past GAA matches to internet users around the world.

113 All-Ireland finals since 1961 are included in the archive and provincial finals from 1961 also feature. The new archive also includes All-Ireland club finals since 1989.

In all, over 500 football and hurling matches were retrieved from broadcasters and information such as date, result, venue, referee, scorers and teams and substitutions was added.

This might be useful to all GAA fans during this time of isolation!

https://www.gaa.ie/gaa-now/archive/