Ballyshannon Community News

Aodh Ruadh v Killybegs Fight Night

Aodh Ruadh v Killybegs Fight Night

It’s only a week to go now until the Aodh Ruadh v Killybegs Fight Night in the Great Northern Hotel, Bundoran on Friday, 8th March. On the night Aodh Ruadh footballers and hurlers - male and female - will take on opponents from Killybegs in what should be a night of explosive entertainment. Tickets are now on sale and available from any committee member. All fight sponsorships are now filled, however if you would like to have your business advertised on the night please contact Conal Gallagher (086-2112812) for full details.

Aodh Ruadh membership

Club membership for 2013 is now due and all club members are asked to submit their registration form and fee at their earliest convenience. Registration can now be paid at Pearse O’Neill’s at the Bridgend, as well as to Mary Matthews in Shannon’s Corner. Betty McIntyre is also taking registrations and can be contacted on 0872363879.

In order to be entitled to the rights of a full member, a person must have their fees paid to the club on a date before March 31st and be registered by the club on the online system in order to have a vote in the upcoming membership year.

Remember: 1. Only fully registered players on the GAA online registration system are allowed to take the field for the club. If your name is not in this system you are ineligible. That has repercussions in terms of insurance cover for injuries. 2. Registration is an important component in meeting the running costs of the club. 3. Only fully paid up members will be eligible for the draw for tickets to the football and hurling All Ireland finals. 4. Club membership will be displayed in Aras Aoidh Ruaidh.

Membership rates are as follows: Adult Player (Includes insurance cover for the year), €60; Adult non-playing, €40; Underage (Born 1995-2002 inclusive) €25; Underage (Born 2003-2013 inclusive) €15. The club requires a fully registration form with each fee.


There will be a céilí, old time barn dance in the Rock Hall, Ballyshannon on Saturday 6th April at 9.30pm in support of the Saint Patrick’s Day parade. Music by The Assaroe Céilí Band. Supper Served. Admission €8.

The King and I

Ballyshannon Musical Society bring a production of The King And I to the stage in the Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon on February 26th, 27th, 28th, March 1st and March 2nd. There will also be a children’s matinee on Saturday March 2nd at 3pm. Special offers for group bookings. Full ticket details in the Abbey Centre box office 071-9851375 on Thursday 21st February from 1pm to 4pm.

Aodh Ruadh lotto

There was no winner of the €2,600 Aodh Ruadh Lotto jackpot last Sunday. The numbers drawn were 2, 6, 11, 13, 14 and 16. In the lucky dip €20 each went to: John Hughes, Cornhill; Josie McDonagh, Abbeylands; Bridie McConnon, Oak Grove, Kinlough; Eamonn Maguire, Cloghore; and Patricia Downey, Erne Street. Next draw is in McGinley’s Bar on Sunday at 8.30pm. The jackpot is €2,700 so get out there and buy your ticket; if you’re not in, you can’t win! The lotto team for the Saimer Court this Saturday is: LADIES.