Burgess GAA Notes 1st February 2016

Juvenile A.G.M.

Our AGM was held on Friday 29th January, thanks to all who attended this meeting.  The officers for the current year are as follows:

Chairperson:  Mikey Slattery  Vice-Chairperson: Derek Sharkey , Secretary : Eimear O’Keeffe, Treasurer : Catriona O’Sullivan , PRO: Patricia Gibson.

Juvenile Registration Night:

Burgess Juvenile Club are holding their registration night on Wednesday 3rd February at 7pm in Kilcoleman.  The fee is year is €30 per person or €60 per family. This also includes a ticket for the National Club Draw.

Gaeltacht Scholarships 2016:

From 2016 the following will be the procedure for obtaining a Gaeltacht Scholarship from Coiste Chontae Thiobraid Árann;


  1. Students should immediately book a course directly from one of the three nominated Munster Irish Colleges on the application Form. This should be done asap as popular dates are booked out quickly.
  1. Students wishing to secure a scholarship from Tipperary GAA should complete the attached application form and submit it through their own local GAA Club.
  1. The secretary of the GAA Club must sign the form and attach a reference letter supporting the applicant’s application before returning it to the Co Rúnaí.
  1. Interviews for the scholarships will be held in Lár na Páirce before the end of February to establish each candidates suitability.
  1. Once the student is notified that they have been successful they must secure a receipt for their full fee payment from the Irish College where they have registered.
  1. Once this receipt is received by the Co Rúnaí a cheque for €300 will be posted out directly to the students home.

The Closing date for the receipt of Gaeltacht Scholarship Applications isSun Feb 14th 2016.


Club Lotto:

There was no winner of last Monday nights Club Lotto draw. The numbers drawn were 11, 12, 15 & 22. The 3x €40 winners were, Burgess Duharra Camogie Club, Mary/christine Kennedy Barbaha and Josephine Ryan Ballyhisky. The sellers prize went to John O’Donoghue. This weeks draw took place in Reidy’s Newtown for a jackpot of €5,550! Thanks to all for your continued support and the best of luck in next weeks draw.


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