Burgess GAA notes 26th January 2015

Gaeltacht Scholarships:

Coiste Chontae Thiobraid Árann is offering a limited number of Gaeltacht Scholarships to 2nd level students in the county.  These Scholarships are limited to those students currently in 2nd, 5th and Transition Years.

Applicants or their parents must have been registered members of their local GAA Club in 2014.

A letter from the senior club secretary (GAA, Camogie, Peil na mBan, Handball) confirming and outlining the applicant’s involvement in the club. Applicants without club references will not be considered.

Applicants will be called to interview where they must display an enthusiasm for the Irish language. The Closing date for applications is Sat Jan 31st 2015.

Further details are available on the club website or contact club secretary Mairead Darcy.

 

Club Lotto:

There was no winner of Monday 19th’s Lotto Jackpot draw. The numbers drawn were 1,5,7 & 8. The 3 x €40 winners were Tom Mulcahy – Boher, Sean Hogan – C/O Timmy Hogan and William Flannery – Rathnaleen. This week’s draw was held in Barry’s Newtown for a jackpot of €3900. Thanks to everyone for your continued support.

A montage of snaps from our 2014 minor campaign

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Gaeltacht Scholarships 2015

Gaeltacht Scholarships 2015

Coiste Chontae Thiobraid Árann is offering a limited number of Gaeltacht Scholarships to 2nd level students in the county.

Seo thíos liosta de na rialacha;

  • These Scholarships are limited to those students currently in 2nd, 5th and Transition Years.
  • Applicants or their parents must have been registered members of their local GAA Club in 2014.
  • A letter from the senior club secretary (GAA, Camogie, Peil na mBan, Handball) confirming and outlining the applicant’s involvement in the club. Applicants without club references will not be considered.
  • Applicants will be called to interview where they must display an enthusiasm for the Irish language.

Closing date for applications is Sat Jan 31st 2015.

 Please note:

Students who have already booked a place in a Gaeltacht College and the deposit paid cannot avail of this scheme

These scholarships are only available in 3 Colleges as follows:

  1. Coláistí Chorca Dhuibhne, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh, Trá Lí, Co Chiarraí.
  2. Coláiste Na Mumhan, Beal Athan Ghaorthaidh, Co. Chorcai

3       Coláiste na Rinne, Co. Phort Lairge

How to apply

  1. Complete the attached application and return it to An Runaí, Coiste Chontae Thiobraid Árann, Lar Na Páirce, Durlas Éile Co. Tiobraid Árann before Sat Jan 31st 2015.
  2. Please ensure the form is signed by your local GAA club secretary and your divisional board secretary as both units will be contributing towards the cost, if the scholarship is granted.
  3. A reference letter from the senior club secretary (GAA, Camogie, Peil na mBan, Handball) confirming and outlining the applicant’s involvement in the club. Applicants without club references will not be considered.
  4. You (or your parents) club membership/registration number must be entered in the appropriate section on the application form.

Suitable candidates will be called for interview between Feb 9th and 13th Feb and all applicants will receive a response by the 20th Feb.

Here is a link to download the application form http://1drv.ms/1zgMfBl

Burgess GAA Notes 19th January 2015

Juvenile Club:

Burgess Juvenile Club held their AGM on Friday evening in Kilcolman. The following officers were elected

Chairman: Mike Slattery, Vice-Chairman: Derek Sharkey, Secretary: Eimear O’Keeffe, Treasurer: Catriona O’Sullivan, PRO: Patricia Gibson. Children’s Liaison Officer: Michelle Tucker, Director of Hurling Juvenile Club: Martin Dunne.

All coaches for the coming year will be named at a later date.

The Juvenile club will hold their registration night in February, more details closer to the date.

Handball:

Congratulations to our County final handball winners!  Girl’s u11 doubles:  Katie O’Keeffe and Emma Cooney. U 14 Boys singles: Jack O’Keeffe and u17 boys singles Aidan O Flaherty. We would like to wish Jack and Aidan the very best of luck going forward to represent Tipperary in Munster championship.

Club Lotto:

There was no winner of last week’s Lotto Jackpot the numbers drawn were 9, 12, 13 & 22. This week’s Draw was in Barry’s of Newtown on Monday the 19th January for a jackpot of €3,750 on the night. Next week’s draw, Monday 26th, will be held in Reidy’s, Newtown on Monday the 26th January. Once again thanks to everyone for their continued support and we wish you all the very best of luck.

Blast From the Past:

We recently came into possession of a copy of a photo of the 1961 UCD Dublin Senior county championship winning team which featured our own Donie and Patsy Nealon. You can just about make out that the lads are wearing their green and gold socks.

Dublin Championship winning panel 1961 Team: O'Hurley, J. Kinsella, T. Melody, L. Foyle, J. O'Keeffe, E. Carroll, B. McDonnell, N. Gallagher, S. Quinlivan, P Henchy,  M Carroll, D Nealon, P. Nealon, O. O'Neill, R Dowling. Subs: M. Duggan, N Hanrahan, S Williams, M. Kavanagh, M. Cody.

Dublin Championship winning panel 1961 Team: O’Hurley, J. Kinsella, T. Melody, L. Foyle, J. O’Keeffe, E. Carroll, B. McDonnell, N. Gallagher, S. Quinlivan, P Henchy, M Carroll, D Nealon, P. Nealon, O. O’Neill, R Dowling. Subs: M. Duggan, N Hanrahan, S Williams, M. Kavanagh, M. Cody.

A review of the 2014 Senior Championship

A video review of the 2014 senior campaign with some photo’s from the minor and u-16 games v the Silvermines at the end. Enjoy…

 

Juvenile AGM ’15

Juvenile AGM:
The juvenile club will hold its AGM next Friday 16th in Kilcoleman at 8pm sharp. Please support this very important meeting. All are welcome as we look forward to an exciting year to come.

Managerial Nominations 2015

If you’d like to nominate someone for a managerial post for the upcoming season in Junior A Hurling, Junior C Hurling, u-21 Hurling, u-21 Football, minor Hurling and Minor Football here’s your chance. Simply download this form and return your nominations to the club secretary, Mairead Darcy.

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