Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

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New Baby:
Comhghairdeas to our senior player Shane Murphy  and his wife Laura on the birth of their baby girl -Jules recently. We hope you will have endless hours of fun and joy with your little daughter.

AGM: Friday November 30th 2018 . It is such an exciting time to be part of our GAA Club here in Milltown Castlemaine with the tremendous work being done at present. The development of our new ‘all weather’ training and playing surfaces, along with a state of the art gym, clubhouse and walking track will ensure that the present and future generations of our community will have the best possible facilities available to them.
There is no better time to become involved. If you would like to be a part of the executive or any aspect of the club, why not get in touch with our club chairman Podge Leane or coaching officer Ian Twiss. Remember your small contribution could make a HUGE difference.
Hoping to see you on the night.

A huge congratulations to Beaufort, Kilcummin and Dr. Crokes who advanced to the next round of their respective competitions over the weekend- each with comprehensive victories. In particular, well done to Kilcummin who is trained by one of our former senior players- Willie Maher. Delighted for you Willie and continued success.

With less than 6 weeks to Christmas- it would be a brilliant time to win some money in our Lotto Jackpot draw.
Our next draw is on this Friday November 16 th -in Griffin’s Bar, Castlemaine, with a Jackpot of €5,600 along with a match 3 pot of €300 up for grabs.
So head on out and buy your ticket to be in with a chance- available at local businesses in Milltown Castlemaine and Ballyfinnane.
Sincere thanks to all who support our fundraising lotto. Your contribution to our club is much appreciated.

First Aid:
The club is hoping to run a Certified Sports \ Basic First Aid Course , commencing in January 2019.
It is a 4 hours CFR recognised certificate and will cover the following topics:
Safety, emergency planning, phoning for ambulance, CPR adult, child and infant
defibrillator, choking, heart attack,stroke, stress management,fractures\sprains\strains,bleeding injuries,asthma and
It is a practical, hands on course with PowerPoint, video and hands on demonstrations.
To ensure quality the course is limited to just 8 places per class.
The training is open to both coaches & parents .
(There is a discount for coaches). We are hoping to start the course in early January, so if interested please contact Garry Murphy on  0879432746, to secure a place in the training.

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