Ballinaglera Community News

Community Games

Community Games

Swimming: Over thirty children from this area took part in the county final swim in the Aura at Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday, 21st of April. Well done to all the children who took part. Winners on the day were (Under10) 2nd to Lauryn McKeon Freestyle, 2nd Eoin Guckian Backstroke, (Under 12) 2nd Hazel Mulvey Backstroke, 1st Laoise Fee Breaststroke, 1st Jack Hearle Backstroke, (Under 14) 2nd Orla McWeeney Freestyle, 2nd Roisin McGrenaghan Freestyle, 3rd David Gallagher Freestyle, 2nd Eoin Smith Backstroke, 3rd Jack Bride Backstroke and Darragh McManus Breaststroke. Squad teams under 13 boys and girls took 2nd place also. Best of luck to our two first winners Laoise Fee and Jack Hearle who are now through to the National Finals in Athlone at the end of May.

Athletics: Last Friday in Kiltubrid pitch, our area heats in athletics took place. Even though conditions were difficult, over seventy children attended from Ballinaglera, Drumshanbo and Kiltubrid. A big thank you to everyone who helped out to run this event to make it such a success and thanks also to Kiltubrid G.A.A for the use of the pitch. Well done to all the Toddlers and children who took part and the parents who took time out to come to the event. First and second from each event will go forward to the county final in Manorhamilton on Sunday, 19th May at St Clare’s Comprehensive School. Details of time to be decided.