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Strictly Come Dancing Reunion this Sat

Friday 01st January, 2016


RE-UNION NIGHT for our Strictly dancers tomorrow night Jan 2nd in Mary Lynch's from 8pm, dvd of the night will be shown and everybody welcome.

Senior Citizens Group say thankyou

Thursday 31st December, 2015


The Downs Senior Citizens Committee would like to thank all who took part in the charity match on St. Stephen's morning and all who generously supported. We received a cheque last night which is much appreciated and it will go towards next year's Christmas party. Wishing you all a happy new year.Sean Carroll club secretary presents cheque to Olivia...

U21 Hastings Cup match venue switched

Thursday 31st December, 2015


Unfortunately our main pitch is unplayable at present so this Saturday's U21 Hastings Cup match between Westmeath and Roscommon has been switched to the astro at Lakepoint Park. We understand throw in remains 2pm.

The late Mary Dunne of Rochfortbridge RIP

Wednesday 23rd December, 2015


We extend our sincere sympathy to underage coach Keith Dunne and family on the passing of Keith's mother Mary, late of Rochfortbridge. May she rest in peace. Funeral details taken from rip.ie: Mary died peacefully surrounded by her adoring family. She will be sadly missed by her husband Mick, daughters Ashling, Lorna & Ciara, son Keith,...

Nollaig Shona agus Bliain úr faoi mhaise

Wednesday 23rd December, 2015


The club would like to extend a happy and holy Christmas and a prosperous New Year to all our members, supporters, coaches, players and everyone associated with the club and to thank all who support our club lotto and bingo every week and to all supporters of our fundraising particularly our Strictly Come Dancing to all our sponsors and especially...

Lotto Results 21/12/15 Jackpot : €14,000 Numbers drawn: 2, 16, 18, 21 Result: No jackpot winner 2 x €100 winners: Paul Shanley, Noeleen McGann.5 x €50 Christmas Prizes: Murtagh grandchildren, Cleary grandchildren, Jen Doyle, P. Enright, Shanley grandchildren.Next week's draw will be in the clubhouse with a jackpot of €14,000. Music...

Massive congratulations to Coláiste Mhuire on winning the Leinster Juvenile A title on Wedensday, defeating Good Counsel of Wexford 5-7 to 3-6 in Carlow. Super achievement which bodes well for the future and well done to the coaches and all players which includes our own Cian McCourt, Nathan Lynott, Kevin O'Sullivan and Donal Doherty....

Lotto Lotto Results 14/12/15 Jackpot : €14,000 Numbers drawn: 9, 15, 26, 29 Result: No jackpot winner 2 x €100 winners: R. McLoughlin, S. Carroll.Next week's draw will be in the clubhouse with a jackpot of €14,000. 2016 Club Calendar now on sale in Flynn's
Flynn's have kindly agreed to sell our new 2016 calendar which contains...

Congratulations to our Rince Foirne and Leiriu who qualified from the Leinster Scor na nOg semi final this afternoon in our clubhouse and go through to the provincial decider in Ballymore on Sunday January 3rd. Full results from yesterday: 1. Rince Foirne: Maigh Nuad (Cill Dara); Na Dunta (Iarmhi) 2. Amhranaoicht Aonair: Ciara Ni Oireachtaigh...

Strictly winners make charity donations

Friday 11th December, 2015


Ciara Carty joint winner of The Downs GAA Strictly Come Dancing presenting a donation to her chosen charity St. Vincent de Paul Mullingar (John Burke) Anthony Rowan joint winner of The Downs Strictly Come Dancing presenting a charity donation from the event to this chosen charity Multiple Myeloma Ireland Midlands Support Group (Liam McManus...

Good luck to our Figure Dancers and Léiriú who represent club and county tomorrow Saturday in the second Leinster Semi-Final which start at 2pm in The Downs GAA Clubhouse #naduntaabu

2016 senior team management confirmed

Friday 11th December, 2015


SENIOR TEAM MANAGEMENT 2016 The club wishes to confirm the following senior team management for the coming season: Manager: Sean Loughlin Selectors: Barry Conroy, Kevin O'Brien, Keith Shanley, John Smyth. We wish them all the very best and the club are delighted to have players from our '03 and '05 championship winning sides involved. We must also...

Tomorrow's (Saturday 12th) FEIS CUP fixture v Garrycastle in Lakepoint Park is OFF.

Thankyou from Senior Citizens Committee

Tuesday 08th December, 2015


The Downs Senior Citizens Committee held our annual Christmas party for the seniors of The Downs area on 6th of December. 100 people attended this event and was enjoyed by all. We would like to thank all who donated a prize for raffle, Dympna for the lovely food and all who helped on the day. Wishing you all a happy Christmas and a great new year....

Well done to all our competitors who took part in the county final in Ballymore on Sunday Figure Dancers 1 (Erica Hynes, Katie McGrath, Orlaith Murray, Sophie Joyce, Cara Hogan, Neasa Mangan-Lynch, Ciara Mangan Lynch, Ciara Smith) Figure Dancers 2 ( Emma Dagg, Emma Smith, Sarah Fallon, Kaylin Murray, Saoirse McManus, Cliodhna Murray, Ciara Conneely,...

Lotto Results 07/12/15 Jackpot : €14,000 Numbers drawn: 11, 15, 17, 21 Result: No jackpot winner 2 x €100 winners: Sean Monaghan, Ann Molloy. Next week's draw in the clubhouse will have a jackpot of €14,000. 2016 Club Calendar Our limited edition wall calendar priced at just €10 is now on sale locally. It can be purchased...

Club Calendars now on sale in Flynn's

Thursday 03rd December, 2015


Our friends in Flynn's have kindly agreed to sell our new 2016 calendar which contains 12 great photo montages from the year gone by. Priced at €10, it is a must for all black and amber households ! Alternatively you can purchase online and we will deliver it anywhere in the world for just an extra fiver ! See link on main page of website. Standard An Post...

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AGM this Thursday at 730pm

Tuesday 01st December, 2015


The Downs GAA Annual General Meeting takes place in the clubhouse on this Thursday at 730pm. All members and supporters are most welcome as we review 2015 and plan for the year ahead #naduntaabu

Gaelic 4 Mothers taking a break for Christmas

Tuesday 01st December, 2015


A message from Siobhan & Paula re Gaelic 4 Mothers: Hi All Thanks for taking part and hopefully enjoying G4M in The Downs. Eat and sleep your way through Christmas and see ye all in the New Year when we start back again - start date to be confirmed.