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posted 27 Feb 2018, 13:27 by St Johns GAC   [ updated 27 Feb 2018, 13:32 ]

St. John's GAC notes - W/C 26/2/18


We welcomed representatives from SONI (System Operator of Northen Ireland) to our clubrooms last Monday evening. SONI have kindly installed 2 sponsor boards at the club.

A big thanks to SONI and all local businesses who have supported the club in this way. If you would like a photo beside your logo, please contact us.


Membership is now due 

Senior Citizen(over 65s) - Free


Under 10s - £5

Under 16s - £15

Under 18s - £25


Non-Playing - £50

Playing - £100

Student - £50

FAMILY(Parents & Children U-16) - £100

Membership cards will be issued:

Members to have free use of Club Facilities

Members admitted half price to home matches(Not including games run by Co Board)

Members admitted to all club functions at half price(Not to include events run by others using Club premises)

Members to receive 10% discount at Club Shop

Stephen Magorrian will be at the club tonight (Wed night 28/2/18) for registration from 7:00-8:15. Anyone who has not yet registered or paid membership for 2018 should do so then.


Walking Group: Causeway Coast

Our walking group enjoyed the spectacular scenery of the causeway coast cliff path on Saturday morning (24th February). This is five of the most outstanding walking in the country. It takes about twice the time as any other walk of similar distance as every turn brings views, and photo opportunities, to surpass the last. The famous causeway stones are only a small part of the whole experience.

The walk helped work up a healthy appetite. Fortunately the walk ended at the Causeway Hotel where a lovely lunch was served. Refreshed we headed to Bushmills for a tour of the world’s oldest licenced distillery. This did require product testing, purely scientific research for quality control purposes, and we managed to step up to the plate.

This was the last bus trip supported by the Public Health Agency (PHA) through the CLEAR Project. Part-funding was supplied by the PHA through this small grants scheme to improve the mental and emotional wellbeing of local communities.

Our Spring / Summer Schedule of walks is out now. The next walk will be on Saturday 31st March when we will follow parts of St Patrick’s way around Lough Money and Raholp. Mid-week walks resume on Tuesday 17th April.

 Sat 31st March                      St Patrick’s Way (Lough Money)

 Sat 14th April                         Slievemageogh

 Tues 17th April                      Murlough

 Sat 28th April                         Blue Lough  

 Sat 5th May                            Ballyhornan Coastal Path

 Tue 8th May                           Slieve Croob

 Tues 22nd May                      Bloody Bridge Coastal Path

 Sat 26th May                          Divis Mountain

Saturday walks - meet at the club and be ready to leave at 9.00am.

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.

Walk may change at short notice depending on weather etc.

Contact Kevin McGlynn on 078 3596 0804 for further details.


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