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Ballymac Senior Team secure win in 1st Round of St Brendan’s League

On a cold wet opening night for the St Brendan’s League opening game, both Ballymac and Na Gaeil served up a thrilling contest with men in blue and gold prevailing on a scoreline of 1-15 to 2-10.

Played at John Mitchels on an excellent surface Ballymac were slow to start and an early penalty followed by the loss of goalkeeper Alan Bonn to injury left them facing an uphill battle.

However, excellent support play and driving runs by the likes of Cian Counihan and Daniel O’Shea allied to improved shooting brought the game into the melting pot.
Another Na Gaeil goal stretched the oppositions  advantage before Ballymac rallied late in the first half scoring 1-1 in turnovers.

The second half was nip and tuck throughout with Brian Lonergan making two excellent saves to keep the game in the balance. Scores from Aidan Breen and Vinny Horan stretched Ballymac’s lead before a late push by Na Gaeil was foiled by Ballymac winning two late kickouts to seal the victory.

Well done to the panel of players and Management Team. Ballymac Abú

Ballymac GAA Strictly Love Dancing 2019

Ballymac GAA Strictly Love Dancing will take place this coming  Saturday 26th of January at the Ballygarry Hotel.
In what will be the finale of this ever popular event it promises to be the best show yet and our eager dancers are all set for the challenge.

For those arriving on the night please bear in mind that the competition begins at 8pm so it would be advisable to arrive early to get a good seat.

Tickets are now available from Teach Beag, The Halfway Bar and shop, Horans Health Store , O’Riardas Bar , O’Mahoneys Book shop and also from the club and all enquiries can be made through the Ballymac GAA facebook page or contact any club or committee member , but hurry as they are selling  fast!!!!

Ballymac GAA Lotto Results from 14th January 2019.

This weeks Lotto Jackpot was €8,000.00
The draw took place in Ballygarry House Hotel.

The numbers drawn were: 4,9,21 & 24.
There was no winner of the Jackpot.
Congratulations to the Lucky Dip winners of €30.00 each:

1. Ann Kenny, Ballymac.

2. Brian Mulvihill, Kilflynn.

3. Margaret Shanahan, C/O Tom Leen.

4. Conor Fleming, Rathanny.

5. Mark Daly, Kevin Barry Villas, Tralee.

Sellers Prize: Jer Lynch.

The next lotto draw will take place on the 21st January 2019 in Kielduff Community Centre  when the Jackpot will be €8100.00.

We are very grateful to all our lotto sellers and supporters.

County Final of Scór na nÓg Quiz

Contestants at the County Final of Scór na nÓg Quiz

Well done to our Scór na nÓg Quiz team who did so well last Friday night in the County Final of Scór na nÓg Quiz held in the Centre of Excellence Currans.

At the end of Question time, they drew with Dr Crokes and heartbreakingly lost in the tiebreaker.

What a performance from the young team comprised of Jared O’Brien, Iseult Ní Bhrian, Darragh Maloney and Maurice O’Connell: A big Thank you to the four team members, to brilliant coach Noreen O’Brien and our hard-working Scór Officer Josephine Fearns who have put so much time and work into this competition over the past few weeks. Ballymac Abú!

Cahereen Heights Childcare

Cahereen Heights Childcare provide childcare in the local Castleisland area. We also provide a service whereby a parent can bring their child into us each morning,  we take the child to school and collect them after school, we give the child breakfast, lunch & evening meal & all homework is completed every evening in the after school programme.

We are looking for expressions of interest for us to extend this service to the local Ballymac area & local Ballymac schools.

Please contact Marguerite on 066-7143100 or 085-8347715 to register your interest in this service. Please note you may be eligible for a Government subsidy if availing of this service.”


Ballymac GAA wishes to extend its deepest sympathies to the following families:

To Kathleen Leen and the extended Leen family on the death of Tom Leen Kilquane last week.

To Sheila & Mike Sweeney and Sheila’s Mom, Noreen Brady, on the death of Sheila’s brother Hugh in the UK two weeks ago.

To Éamon Moriarty & Maureen O’Shea on the death of Éamon’s brother Paddy during Christmas.

May They Rest in Peace.

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