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St. John's GAC notes - W/C 22/5/17

 

On Saturday past we held our Rory's Stories night when social media legend Rory came up for a night of GAA jokes and laughter and I'm sure everyone who attended the night left very pleased. Thanks to everyone who helped organise the night and who worked on the night







 

We are now renewing our Sponsor Boards around the pitch. If you would be interested in advertising your business contact any committee member



 

The annual St John’s GAC Golf Classic will once again be held at Spa Golf Club on Wednesday 12th July 2017. Tee times are now available to book from 9.00am to 3.00pm.



The cost is £30 per person (£20 for Spa Golf Club members) which includes green fee, goody bag and a meal.



You can also sponsor a hole for £50 or sponsor £20 to be listed on the sponsors board.



To book a tee time or to sponsor the event contact Eugene O’Boyle on 07764962676 or e.oboyle@drumillen.com.




 

Lotto numbers were 12, 16, 21 and 24. No jackpot winners. 3 £10 winners - Colm Feeney, Carmel Stratton and JP Magee. The jackpot is £3,100. Do the club lotto online by visiting 

https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/St_Johns_Drumnaquoile/lotto

 



Dates for you diary:


St Johns Golf Classic - 12th July

St Johns Gala Ball - 4th November 

 

Walking Group: Annalong Valley

posted by St Johns GAC   [ updated ]

Walking Group: Annalong Valley

 

Our walking group followed the Annalong River into the Mournes on Saturday (20th May).


We saw the various points where water had been abstracted for drinking water, most notably the start of the Binnian tunnel which carries water nearly 800m under the granite to the Silent Valley Reservoir. The tunnel is 2.5 miles (4.0 km) long – by way of scale that I about the distance we walked from parking the cars to the cascades further upstream on the river. It is 7 feet (2.1 m) high and 8 feet (2.4 m) wide and was designed to carry 90 million gallons (410,000 m3) of water per day.


It was excavated by two teams starting at either end, starting in 1947 – when they met in the middle on 6 December 1950, they were only two inches out. The tunnel was officially opened in August 1952 (thanks Wikipedia).



 

Our next outings will on Wednesday 24th May when we go to Slieve Croob, leaving the club at 7.00pm and the car park on Dree Road at 7.15pm and on Saturday 3rd June when we go for a coastal walk at Killard Point, leaving the club at 9.30am. These walks are open to everyone – you don’t need to be a St John’s member.

 

Wed 24th May                                    Slieve Croob

 

Sat 3rd June                                      Killard Point

 

Wed 7th June                                    Slievenaslat

 

Wed 21st June                                  Bloody Bridge

 

Sat 1st July                                        Pierce’s Castle

 

Wed 5th July                                      Drinahilly

 

Wed 19th July                                    Bloody Bridge

 

Saturday walks - meet at the club (St John’s GAC) and be ready to leave at 9.30am.

 

Mid-week walks – meet at the club and be ready to leave at 7.00pm, or at the start of the walk 15/20/25 minutes later.

 

Walks may change at short notice depending on weather etc.

 

Contact Kevin McGlynn on 078 3596 0804 for further details. 

kevin.mcglynn62@gmail.com

 

 

Walking Group: Tollymore

posted 15 May 2017, 05:30 by St Johns GAC   [ updated 15 May 2017, 05:36 ]

Walking Group: Tollymore

 


Our walking group returned to Tollymore for an evening walk last Wednesday (11th May) for a dander amongst the flowers – lots of bluebells as well as rhododendrons and azaleas. The water level in the Shimna River was very low after such an extended dry period.  

 

Our next outing will on Saturday 20th May when we go to the Annalong Valley.

 

Sat 20th May                                      Annalong Valley

 

Wed 24th May                                    Slieve Croob

 

Sat 3rd June                                      Killard Point

 

Wed 7th June                                   Slievenaslat

 

Wed 21st June                                  Bloody Bridge

 

Sat 1st July                                        Pierce’s Castle

 

Wed 5th July                                      Drinahilly

 

Wed 19th July                                    Bloody Bridge

 

Saturday walks - meet at the club (St John’s GAC) and be ready to leave at 9.30am.

 

Mid-week walks – meet at the club and be ready to leave at 7.00pm, or at the start of the walk 15/20/25 minutes later.

 

Walks may change at short notice depending on weather etc.

 

Contact Kevin McGlynn on 078 3596 0804 for further details. 

kevin.mcglynn62@gmail.com

 

 

St Johns Notes

posted 15 May 2017, 05:23 by St Johns GAC   [ updated 15 May 2017, 05:42 ]

St. John's GAC notes - W/C 8/5/17



 

Social Media legend Rory's Stories will be putting on a show this Saturday in the club. Doors open at 7.30pm with a 8.30 start. £10 entry at the door followed by DJ



 

We are now renewing our Sponsor Boards around the pitch. If you would be interested in advertising your business contact any committee member


 

The annual St John’s GAC Golf Classic will once again be held at Spa Golf Club on Wednesday 12th July 2017. Tee times are now available to book from 9.00am to 3.00pm.


The cost is £30 per person (£20 for Spa Golf Club members) which includes green fee, goody bag and a meal.


You can also sponsor a hole for £50 or sponsor £20 to be listed on the sponsors board.


To book a tee time or to sponsor the event contact Eugene O’Boyle on 07764962676 or e.oboyle@drumillen.com.

 



Walking Group: Slievemageogh


Our walking group headed for the Mournes on Saturday (29th April) for a stroll up Slievemageogh. This lovely walk gives great views of the central Mournes, of Pigeon Rock and the Windy Gap, and over Greencastle to the Irish Sea and Cooley Peninsula, without any undue effort.


Our next outing will on Wednesday 10th May when we go to Tollymore Forest Park.


Wed 10th May​​​

Tollymore FP


Sat 20th May

​​​​Annalong Valley


Wed 24th May​​​

Slieve Croob


Sat 3rd June​​​​

Killard Point


Wed 7th June

​​​​Slievenaslat


Wed 21st June ​​​

Bloody Bridge


Sat 1st July​​​​

Pierce’s Castle


Wed 5th July

​​​​Drinahilly



Wed 19th July​​​

Bloody Bridge


Saturday walks - meet at the club (St John’s GAC) and be ready to leave at 9.30am.


Mid-week walks – meet at the club and be ready to leave at 7.00pm, or at the start of the walk 15/20/25 minutes later


Walks may change at short notice depending on weather etc.

Contact Kevin McGlynn on 078 3596 0804 for further details. 

kevin.mcglynn62@gmail.com

 



Lotto numbers were 10, 11, 17 and 26. No jackpot winners. 1 £10 winner - Enya McGrattan. The jackpot is £3,050. Do the club lotto online by visiting 

https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/St_Johns_Drumnaquoile/lotto

 



Dates for you diary:


Rory's Stories - 20th May

St Johns Golf Classic - 12th July

St Johns Gala Ball - 4th November 

St Johns Notes

posted 8 May 2017, 04:55 by St Johns GAC

St. John's GAC Notes - W/C 8 May 2017



 

We are now renewing our Sponsor Boards around the pitch. If you would be interested in advertising your business contact any committee member


 

Social Media legend Rory's Stories has been booked for the club for Saturday 20th May. Doors open at 7.30pm with a 8.30 start. £10 entry at the door followed by DJ



 

The annual St John’s GAC Golf Classic will once again be held at Spa Golf Club on Wednesday 12th July 2017. Tee times are now available to book from 9.00am to 3.00pm.


The cost is £30 per person (£20 for Spa Golf Club members) which includes green fee, goody bag and a meal.

You can also sponsor a hole for £50 or sponsor £20 to be listed on the sponsors board.

To book a tee time or to sponsor the event contact Eugene O’Boyle on 07764962676 or e.oboyle@drumillen.com.

 



Lotto numbers were 3, 4, 8 and 18. No jackpot winners. 4 £10 winners - Ryan Gordon, Oliver Cunningham, Ann Burns & Christopher McCormick. The jackpot is £3,000. Do the club lotto online by visiting 

https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/St_Johns_Drumnaquoile/lotto


 

Dates for you diary:


Rory's Stories - 20th May

St Johns Golf Classic - 12th July

St Johns Gala Ball - 4th November


St Johns Notes

posted 2 May 2017, 04:41 by St Johns GAC   [ updated 2 May 2017, 04:42 ]

St. John's GAC notes - W/C 1 May 2017



 

Social Media legend Rory's Stories has been booked for the club for Saturday 20th May



 

The annual St John’s GAC Golf Classic will once again be held at Spa Golf Club on Wednesday 12th July 2017. Tee times are now available to book from 9.00am to 3.00pm.


The cost is £30 per person (£20 for Spa Golf Club members) which includes green fee, goody bag and a meal.


You can also sponsor a hole for £50 or sponsor £20 to be listed on the sponsors board.


To book a tee time or to sponsor the event contact Eugene O’Boyle on 07764962676 or e.oboyle@drumillen.com.

 



Walking Group: Slievemageogh


Our walking group headed for the Mournes on Saturday (29th April) for a stroll up Slievemageogh. This lovely walk gives great views of the central Mournes, of Pigeon Rock and the Windy Gap, and over Greencastle to the Irish Sea and Cooley Peninsula, without any undue effort.


Our next outing will on Wednesday 10th May when we go to Tollymore Forest Park.


Wed 10th May

​​​Tollymore FP


Sat 20th May​​​​

Annalong Valley


Wed 24th May

​​​Slieve Croob


Sat 3rd June​​​​

Killard Point


 Wed 7th June​​​​

Slievenaslat


Wed 21st June ​​​

Bloody Bridge


Sat 1st July​​​​

Pierce’s Castle


Wed 5th July​​​​

Drinahilly


Wed 19th July​​​

Bloody Bridge


Saturday walks - meet at the club (St John’s GAC) and be ready to leave at 9.30am.


Mid-week walks – meet at the club and be ready to leave at 7.00pm, or at the start of the walk 15/20/25 minutes later.


Walks may change at short notice depending on weather etc.

Contact Kevin McGlynn on 078 3596 0804 for further details. 

kevin.mcglynn62@gmail.com

 



Lotto numbers were 17, 18, 26 and 28. No jackpot winners. 2 £10 winners - Cait Hannitty & P O'Connor. The jackpot is £2,950. Do the club lotto online by visiting 

https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/St_Johns_Drumnaquoile/lotto

 


Dates for you diary:


Rory's Stories - 20th May


St Johns Golf Classic - 12th July


St Johns Gala Ball - 4th November


St Johns Walking Group Programme

posted 2 May 2017, 04:38 by St Johns GAC   [ updated 2 May 2017, 04:39 ]

St John’s Walking Group

 

Spring / Summer Walk Programme 2017

 

Wednesday 19th April           Murlough  

 

Saturday 29th April                Slievemageogh

 

Wed 10th May                        Tollymore FP

 

Sat 20th May                          Annalong Valley

 

Wed 24th May                        Slieve Croob

 

Sat 3rd June                           Killard Point

 

Wed 7th June                         Slievenaslat

 

Wed 21st June                       Bloody Bridge

 

Sat 1st July                             Pierce’s Castle

 

Wed 5th July                           Drinnahilly

 

Wed 19th July                         Bloody Bridge

 

Sat 22nd July                          Narnia – Rostrevor      Parent & child

 

Sat 5th Aug                             Blue Lough        

 

Wed 9th Aug                           Castlewellan FP

 

Sat 19th Aug                           Loughshannagh

 

Wed 23rd Aug                        Dundrum Coastal Path

 

Sat 2nd September                Castlewellan FP          Parent & child

 

Wed 13th Sept                        Drumee Lanes

 

Sat 16th Sept                          Divis & Black Mountains      

 

Sat 30th September               St John’s Point

 

Saturday walks - meet at the club and be ready to leave at 9.30am.

 

Mid-week walks – meet at the club and be ready to leave at 7.00pm, or at the start of the walk 15/20/25 minutes later.

 

Contact Kevin McGlynn on 078 3596 0804 for further details. 

kevin.mcglynn62@gmail.com



Walking Group: Slievemageogh

posted 2 May 2017, 04:36 by St Johns GAC   [ updated 2 May 2017, 04:37 ]

Walking Group: Slievemageogh

 

Our walking group headed for the Mournes on Saturday (29th April) for a stroll up Slievemageogh. This lovely walk gives great views of the central Mournes, of Pigeon Rock and the Windy Gap, and over Greencastle to the Irish Sea and Cooley Peninsula, without any undue effort.

 



Our next outing will on Wednesday 10th May when we go to Tollymore Forest Park.

 

Wed 10th May                                    Tollymore FP

 

Sat 20th May                                      Annalong Valley

 

Wed 24th May                                    Slieve Croob

 

Sat 3rd June                                      Killard Point

 

Wed 7th June                                    Slievenaslat

 

Wed 21st June                                  Bloody Bridge

 

Sat 1st July                                        Pierce’s Castle

 

Wed 5th July                                      Drinahilly

 

Wed 19th July                                    Bloody Bridge

 

Saturday walks - meet at the club (St John’s GAC) and be ready to leave at 9.30am.

 

Mid-week walks – meet at the club and be ready to leave at 7.00pm, or at the start of the walk 15/20/25 minutes later.

 

Walks may change at short notice depending on weather etc.

 

Contact Kevin McGlynn on 078 3596 0804 for further details. 

kevin.mcglynn62@gmail.com

Walking Group: Murlough Midweek

posted 24 Apr 2017, 04:39 by St Johns GAC

Walking Group: Murlough Midweek

 

Our walking group had its first midweek outing of the year on Wednesday past (19th April) when we went for a stroll at Murlough, including boardwalk, heath, dunes, beach and pasture along the way. No seals this time, but we saw the ponies and scores of rabbits. 



 

Our next outing will on Saturday 29th April when we go to Slievemageogh in the Mournes. The next midweek walk is on Wednesday 10th May, to Tollymore forest Park.

 

Wednesday 19th April                      Murlough      

 

Saturday 29th April                           Slievemageogh

 

Wed 10th May                                    Tollymore FP

 

Sat 20th May                                      Annalong Valley

 

Wed 24th May                                    Slieve Croob

 

Sat 3rd June                                      Killard Point

 

Wed 7th June                                     Slievenaslat

 

Wed 21st June                                  Bloody Bridge

 

 

Saturday walks - meet at the club and be ready to leave at 9.30am.

 

Mid-week walks – meet at the club and be ready to leave at 7.00pm, or at the start of the walk 15/20/25 minutes later.

 

Walks may change at short notice depending on weather etc.

 

Contact Kevin McGlynn on 078 3596 0804 for further details. 

kevin.mcglynn62@gmail.com

St Johns Notes

posted 24 Apr 2017, 04:38 by St Johns GAC

St. John's GAC Notes - W/C 24 April 2017

 

 

Social Media legend Rory's Stories has been booked for the club for Saturday 20th May



 


 

The Under 10s travelled to Dundrum on Saturday morning for their second blitz of the season and enjoyed competitive games against the home side and Castlewellan.

 

With a squad of 18 players, we split into 2 teams and the players put in some great performances in their matches and it was great to see some of the work they have been putting into their training sessions being transferred to the playing field.

 

Training resumes this Tuesday evening at 6.00pm.

 

Thanks to the parents and family members for their support at the blitz.



 

 

 

The annual St John’s GAC Golf Classic will once again be held at Spa Golf Club on Wednesday 12th July 2017. Tee times are now available to book from 9.00am to 3.00pm.

 

The cost is £30 per person (£20 for Spa Golf Club members) which includes green fee, goody bag and a meal.

 

You can also sponsor a hole for £50 or sponsor £20 to be listed on the sponsors board.

 

To book a tee time or to sponsor the event contact Eugene O’Boyle on 07764962676 or e.oboyle@drumillen.com<mailto:e.oboyle@drumillen.com>.

 

 

 

Walking Group: Murlough midweek

 

Our walking group had its first midweek outing of the year on Wednesday past (19th April) when we went for a stroll at Murlough, including boardwalk, heath, dunes, beach and pasture along the way. No seals this time, but we saw the ponies and scores of rabbits.

 

Our next outing will on Saturday 29th April when we go to Slievemageogh in the Mournes. The next midweek walk is on Wednesday 10th May, to Tollymore forest Park.

 

Wed 10th May- Tollymore FP

 

Sat 20th May - Annalong Valley

 

Wed 24th May - Slieve Croob

 

Sat 3rd June - Killard Point

 

Wed 7th June - Slievenaslat

 

Wed 21st June - Bloody Bridge

 

Saturday walks - meet at the club and be ready to leave at 9.30am.

 

 Mid-week walks – meet at the club and be ready to leave at 7.00pm, or at the start of the walk 15/20/25 minutes later.

 

 Walks may change at short notice depending on weather etc.

 

 Contact Kevin McGlynn on 078 3596 0804 for further details.

 

kevin.mcglynn62@gmail.com<mailto:kevin.mcglynn62@gmail.com>

 


 

 

Lotto numbers were 9, 11, 16 and 20. No jackpot winners. 8 £10 winners - Katrina Doran, Frankie Rooney, M McCrickard, Eugene Milligan & Biddy. The jackpot is £2,900. Do the club lotto online by visiting

 

https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/St_Johns_Drumnaquoile/lotto

 

 

 

Dates for you diary:

 

Rory's Stories - 20th May

 

St Johns Golf Classic - 12th July

 

St Johns Gala Ball - 4th November

 

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