Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

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Senior Team

Our Senior team got a walk over from Ardfert last Sunday when they played Round 3 of The St Brendan’s Board Senior League. Next weekend they play John Mitchel’s at 2pm in John Mitchel’s.  Check our web site and our Facebook page for full updates later in the week.

Ballymacelligott GAA Club
Referees Foundation Course The Referees Foundation Course has been fixed for Friday 8th February in the Kerry GAA Centre of Excellence in Currans starting at 7.30pm. The second night will be held in the same venue on 15th February at …

All support greatly appreciated.

Minor Team

The Minor Management for 2019 is Pádraig Laide, Martin Lowe and Willie Costello.

We wish them every success for the year ahead.

The team play Na Gaeil in Kileen at 3.30pm next Sunday in The Tralee League. Best wishes to the team and Management.

Ballymac GAA OPEN Club Forum

Ballymacelligott GAA Club will hold an Open Club gathering for everyone in the Parish on February 8th at 7.30pm in Ballygarry House Hotel.

The Guest speaker is TJ Ryan former Limerick Hurling Player and Coach.

If you are a resident in Ballymac Parish and interested in having a say in the future of our community: Please join us on 8th February at 7.30pm and all residents of Ballymacelligott are most welcome!!

Club Membership 2019
Club Membership for 2019 is now open. The membership for 2019 is electronic only and can be paid by using the link on www.ballymacgaa.icom

Member data is fully secure using this link.  You can register securely online at a time that suits you and keep a centralised record of your membership status .

Our membership is linked to the  code of behaviour that has been launched by the GAA nationally for all involved in underage.

Ballymac GAA Lotto Results from 28th January 2019
Ballymac GAA Lotto Results from 28th January 2019.
This weeks Lotto Jackpot was €8,200.00
The draw took place in The Half Way Bar.
The numbers drawn were: 1,15,16 and 24.
There was no winner of the Jackpot.
Congratulations to the Lucky Dip winners of €30.00 each:
1. Stephen O’Brien,Ballymac
2.Paul Horan, Ballymac.

3. Colin Flahive, Ballymac.

4. Pat, James, Marie McDonell C/O Pat McDonnell.

5. Mary Bonn, Ballybeg (On Line Winner)

Sellers Prize: Paula Silles.

The next lotto draw will take place on the 4th February  2019 in O’Riadas when the Jackpot will be €8300.00.

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

Ballymac represented in Scór Sinsear Final.

At last Friday  night’s District Final at Na Gaeil Clubhouse, the audience were treated to a treasure trove of Irish songs & stories.  Congratulations to Tom Herlihy who will represent Ballymacelligott GAA at the Scór Sinsear Co. Final in the scéalaíocht category.
This takes place at the Marian Hall, Moyvane on Friday February 8th, starting at 7pm.
Congratulations must also go to Maurice O’Connell who recently penned a piece depicting a synopsis – history, of our culture & heritage ~ fitting for the year that’s in it, Scórs 50th year celebrations.
Come along on the 8th & enjoy this special evening of culture.


Foundation Level Course for new Referees

Foundation Level Course for new Referees, or those who haven’t been active for a while and wish to attend, will be held in Centre of Excellence in Currans on Friday 8th and Friday 15th February at 7.30pm.


Coiste na nÓg

The Officers for our Clubs Coiste na nÓg for 2019 are as follows:
Chairman: Declan O Connell
Vice Chairman: Kieran Savage
Secretary: Ger Collins
Assistant Secretary: Barry Lyons
Registrar: Dave Slattery
PRO : Brendan Falvey



The new Code of Behaviour (Underage), highlights the levels of behaviour that the GAA seeks from those who are playing, coaching, officiating or attending our underage games.

Packed with 10 different sections the Code of Behaviour (Underage) has been updated to reflect recent child safeguarding legislative requirements that are now enshrined in our Rules and in the day to day organising of our games.

Sections include guidance on maintaining appropriate levels of behaviour when working with children and young people, how to promote the Code and also deal with breaches of the Code, useful guidance on recruiting coaches and managers for underage teams, how to plan away trips, the Club child safeguarding statement, dealing with bullying of children and young people, social media guidance and how to report any concerns or allegations of abuse.

The Code of Behaviour (Underage) applies to all of the Gaelic Games Associations – GAA, Ladies Football, Camogie, Handball and Rounders – and may be rad and downloaded at

Kerry Team
We wish Peter Keane and the senior Kerry team every success when they take on Dublin in Austin Stack Park Tralee next Saturday night. Games in Austin Stack Park under lights are always a special occasion and next Saturday will also be a special night. Ciarraí Abú

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