Coiste na nÓg
U-14 East Kerry 3-9 Eoghan Rua 3-17
Hard luck to the young team. All played well Thomas Cronin, Liam Spillane, Oliver Cremin, Darragh O’Leary and Ryan Kelliher.
Schools Fun Blitz
James Devane, Spa School Officer organised a very successful 5th Annual Fun school recently in Spa.
The tournament was held on Tuesday the 19th of May and catered for boys and girls from fourth class from seven surrounding schools. In all over 70 pupils took part on the day. The main purpose of the tournament was to promote enjoyment, fair competition and most importantly our facilities as a club. All children got to partake fully in all games .A huge word of thanks must be given to all the school principals for their support and co operation with the organisation of this blitz and especially to all the teachers who came with and managed teams on the day. Many thanks also to Mr Vince Cooper GDA East Kerry for organising the referees who were transition year students in St. Brendans College who brought a great air of professionalism to proceedings.Many thanks to our club chairman, Coiste na nOg officers and field committee for their advice and assistance with the organisation of the blitz,and especially Anne Holland for all her hard work both before and on the day itself.All participants on the day were presented with a certificate of participation and a goodie bag.
Wishing all students every success in the Junior and Leaving Cert exams.
Tiernaboul Bake Sale
Friday June 5th 12.30-2.30. Delicious home made baked goods will be on sale at the school. Drop in and taste the great variety of goods on offer.
Played at home to
Legion. A great game but lost on the night.
Grainne Spillane, Erin Holland, Laura O’Carroll, Eimear Cronin, Jenny Cronin and Leah O’Donoghue, Mairead Cahill all played well.
Ladies U14 Girls
Firies 4-10 Spa 2-5
The girls played brilliantly and won this hard fought battle. Elizabeth Stack, Mairead Bennett, Siona Moynihan, Aoibhe O’Doherty, Marie Courtney, Eimear Beazley and Sarah Fleming played well.
Gaelic for Mothers
A new iniative and further development in the Club under ladies football. This is non competitive football with a strong emphasis on FITNESS and FUN! Great outdoor workout and fresh air for the summer and beyond. No football experience necessary! Meeting this Thurs night June 4th at 7.30pm in Spa. You can look it up on the following website http://ladiesgaelic.ie/games-development/gaelic4mothers
Contact Grace O’Connor 087 229 9453.
O’Donoghue Cup Fixture
Spa away to v Crokes, O’Sullivan fixture Spa away to Glenflesk on dates to be arranged.
Senior Men are back in action this Sat June 6th v. Templenoe away at 7pm.
Lá na gClub
Mark your calendar June 27th at 5pm.
Annual BBQ, karaoke, music song and dance. All welcome.
Daly’s Supervalu – Kits for Kids Offer
Customers that spend €40 receive a voucher. 2000 vouchers = a kit. The voucher can be placed in the Spa box at the back of the checkouts. Offer runs until July 5th. Please support Spa GAA Club!
Happy Feet Summer Camp
July 13th – 17th July
Once again Conor Gleeson and John O’Donoghue are offering a fun filled week of games and activities in a safe Environment in Spa GAA Grounds. Camp is €70 with family rates available €50/2nd child. This camp is for children attending National
School. All instructors are fully qualified experienced teachers. Please contact Conor 087 2565142 or John 087 9403517.
Please contact Mathilda McCarthy 087 6487356 to purchase our new range of Club gear.
Congratulations to Niall O’Mahony and Claire O’Sullivan on their recent engagement.
Spa Community Notes
Sympathy is extended to Patsy Cremin & family Park Road on the death of his brother-in-law Patrick McCarthy, to Marian and Sean Moynihan on the death of Marian’s uncle Pat Murphy in Dunmanway. Also to the relatives of Timmy Flavin Tiernaboul and Donie Doolan Woodlawn Park who died at the weekend.
May They Rest In Peace.
Walk With Joan Herlihy
Dave Herlihy and family wish to extend a special word of thanks to the huge numbers who supported Saturday’s Walk. 209 supporters completed the trek over Mangerton while 340 completed the 5K through Muckross and Dinis, Also the members of the organising committee and management of the Torc Hotel who catered for the walkers and the musicians who provided the music during the evening. All proceeds will be donated to the Oncology Department of Kerry General Hospital as a gesture of their appreciation of the level of care provided for Joan during her prolonged illness.
Congratulations to Johnny And Margaret Cronin
Best wishes from the members of the local community and especially the Spa GAA fraternity are extended to Johnny and Margaret Cronin Coolcorcoran, who celebrated 4O years of married bliss with family and friends during a special party hosted in their honour on Saturday evening, Johnny and the Cronin family have made a huge contribution to the Spa GAA club both as players and supporters over many years.
Tickets are now available for Kerry GAA Night of Champions at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday 19th June. Tickets are €10 covering entry and raffle. Anyone wishing to purchase tickets can contact our Secretary, Marie Courtney, on 087 6332773. See www.kerrygaa.ie for full details.