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Community Games

Community Games

Last Tuesday 7th May at 6pm at Kinlough Community Centre, Kinlough, Rossinver, Tullaghan and Glenade Community Games Athletics were held there was a great turnout of over 100 children and thankfully the rain held off. Rebecca Sinead and Jean would like to thank the following for their help in making the races run so smoothly Daniel Branley, Anne McGloin, David Gillespie, Pat Gallagher, Larry Maxwell, Denise Gallagher, Berni Clancy, Jimmy Phelan, James Doyle, Patricia Hill and Patsy McGovern for lining the pitch.

Results: Novelty 4 years and under girls: 1st Iona O’Donnell, 2nd Adeline McGinty, 3rd Ruby Kerrins, 4th Grace Ferguson. Novelty 4 years and under boys: 1st Jonah McGowan, 2nd Darragh Lipsett, 3rd Oscar McGinty. Novelty 6 years and under girls; 1st Caitlin Gallagher, 2nd Kayley Gallagher, 3rd Meadbh McGinty, 4th Sarah Molloy. Novelty 6 years and under boys: Race 1: 1st Sean Carrolan, 2nd Cael Clancy, 3rd John James O’Hara, 4th Conor Maxwell. Race 2: 1st Evan O’Donnell, 2nd Nathan McGowan, 3rd Conor McGowan.

U8 boys 60M: 1st Danny Kerrins, 2nd Finn Pudney, 3rd Sam Kerrins, 4th Ciaran Regan. U8 BOYS 80M: 1st Sam Kerrins, 2nd Ciaran Regan, 3rd Jamie McManus, 4th Conor McGowan. U8 GIRLS 60M: 1st Catherine Hill, 2nd Avril Keegan, 3rd Liadan Ruddy, 4th Kayley Gallagher. U8 GIRLS 80M: 1st Catherine Hill, 2nd Avril Keegan, 3rd Aoife Gillespie, 4th Liadan Ruddy.

U10 BOYS 100M: 1st Ruairi McGloin, 2nd Alex McAteer, 3rd Odhrain O’Hara, 4th Adam Dolan
U10 GIRLS 100M: 1st Cianna Ruddy, 2nd Ellen Connolly, 3rd Michelle Birney, 4th Emma Birney. U10 BOYS 200M: 1st Alex McAleer, 2nd Ruairi McGloin, 3rd Adam Dolan, 4th Gero Gilmartin. U10 GIRLS 200M: 1st Emma Birney, 2nd Cianna Ruddy, 3rd Niamh Carolan, 4th Michelle Birney.

U12 GIRLS 100M: 1st Hannah Gilmartin, 2nd Lara Mulvaney, 3rd Rebecca McGuinness, 4th Therese Mangen. U12 GIRLS 600M: 1st Hannah Gilmartin, 2nd Lara Mulvaney, 3rd Rebecca McGuinness, 4th Therese Mangen. U12 BOYS 100M: 1st Jakub Napierski, 2nd Sean E McGloin, 3rd JJ Lipsett, 4th Matteo Mellis. U12 BOYS 600M: 1st Aidan Keegan, 2nd Conor McAleer, 3rd Sean T McGloin, 4th Sean E McGloin.

U14 GIRLS 100M:1st Marian Ferguson, 2nd Tara Dolan, 3rd Chloe Foley, 4th Savannah McGowan. U14 GIRLS 800M: 1st Tara Dolan, 2nd Savannah McGowan, 3rd Marian Ferguson, 4th Chloe Foley. U14 BOYS 100M: 1st Daithi McGloin, 2nd Caolan Clancy, 3rd Peter Connolly, 4th Kyle O’Driscoll. U14 BOYS 800M: 1st Daithi McGloin, 2nd Peter Connolly, 3rd Iarlaithe Keegan, 4th Kyle O’Driscoll.

U12 BOYS BALL THROW: 1st Jacob Napierski, 2nd Joshue Brennan, 3rd Odhrain O’Hara, 4th Matteo Melli. U12 GIRLS BALL THROW: 1st Cianna Ruddy, 2nd Hannah McGagh, 3rd Aine Hill, 4th Hannah Gilmartin. U14 GIRLS LONG PUCK: 1st Tara Dolan, 2nd Hannah McGagh, 3rd Chloe Foley, 4th Rachel Connolly.
U10 MIXED RELAY: 1st Ruairi McGloin/Eoghann Gallagher/Cianna Ruddy/ Alannah Dolan,2nd Gero Gilmartin/Adam Dolan/Niamh Carrolan/Emma Birney,3rd Ellen Connolly/Jack Warnock/Samuel Cahill/ Moya McGowan.

U12 BOYS RELAY: 1st Sean T McGloin/Matteo Mellis/Aidan Keegan/Matthew Sheridan, 2nd Jonathan McGowan/Ethan McGuinness/ JJ Lipsett/ John O’Doherty Pugh, 3rd Oisin Carrolan/Sean E McGloin/Joshua Brennan/ Brian O’Doherty Pugh. U12 GIRLS RELAY: 1st Hannah Gilmartin/Rebecca McGuinness/Maeve Rousse / Lara Mulvaney.

U14 MIXED RELAY: 1st Caolan Clancy/Peter Connolly/Marian Ferguson/Tara Dolan, 2nd Savannah McGowan/ Iarlaith Keegan/ Chloe Foley/ Kyle O’Driscoll.

Good luck to all the athletes in the county finals that take place on Sunday 19th May at St Clare’s Comprehensive School in Manorhamilton, registration at 1 o’clock. Races to start at 2 o’clock.

Table Quiz

Table Quiz in the Anglers Rest Kinlough on Friday May 17th at 9.30pm in aid of Marlins Swim Club. Please support.

Melvin Gaels Lotto Jackpot Winner

The numbers drawn in the Melvin Gaels Lotto Draw held in the Gilbrides, Rossinver on Sunday night, May 5th were 1, 2, 4 and 7. Jackpot of €1250.00, was won by Brendan McGowan, Drumacrin, Bundoran. Congratulations Brendan. Next draw in McGloin’s, Kinlough on Sunday, May 19th, Jackpot €1,000.00.


Melvin Gaels Gaelic4mothers and Others has resumed training outdoors in Melvin Park on Wednesday evenings at 8pm. This is a recreational initiative which focuses on teaching the basic skills of gaelic football to women who have never played before or who have not played for a long time. New members always welcome. Contact Anne for more information 087 1337968.

Pilgrimage to Lourdes

The annual Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from 27th May to 1st June led by Bishop Leo O’Reilly. Bookings may be made for the Assisted Pilgrim Section with Rev Kevin Fay, Lavey on 087 857 9968 / 049 433 0018. Bookings for Hotels is through McGinnity Travel, Coleman Road, Cavan on 049 4331 831. If anyone feels that someone in their family or a neighbour would benefit from taking part in this Pilgrimage they should contact Fr Fay. Early booking essential.

The Real McCoy

The final showing in the North West of The Real McCoy in the Rainbow of Glenfarne on Friday 31st of May. Tickets and €15 and proceeds are in aid of St Michael’s National School, Glenfarne. Ticket sales 086 6735857.

The Benwiskin Centre

COMMUNITY GARDEN PROJECT: Course has commenced on Mondays 9.30am-11.30am at The Benwiskin and will run from April-Sept for approx. 22 weeks. Tutor Ciara Barrett from the Organic Centre in Rossinver. Contact us for further details and to register your interest.

PARENT & TODDLERS: Parent & Toddler Sessions have resumed since 13th and 14th May.

CHIROPODY CLINIC: Martina Connolly holds a Chiropody Clinic in The Benwiskin Centre. Contact 087-4182788 to make an appointment.