Skerries Harps Newsletter - 28th of March 2016

posted 29 Mar 2016, 01:53 by Skerries Harps

Easter Schools Hurling and Camogie Tournament for 3rd to 6th classe’s takes place from Tues 29th to Thurs 31st March from 10am to 1pm each day at Main Harps pitch. FREE entry for all. Tournament kindly sponsored by The Sports Shop.

Congrats to Malachy Woodcock who lined out with Dublin's U14 hurlers and Matthew Dooley with the Dublin U15 hurlers and to Fionnan O'Sullivan, Sam Jones and Liam Woodcock on making the Dublin U16 football development squad.

Well done to all the juveniles who took part in the very successful advanced football camp and to the coaches who took time to share their knowledge and skills with them.

No Juvenile Academy this week. Academy returns on Sat 2nd April at 10am. Our On-Line shop is open 24/7- see link on website.

Zingo result: 2-1-5-7-3-4-6. Dividend Winner Paul Barnett €100, Well Done Paul. Jackpot now €1,800. Next Draw Thurs  31st  March in The Snug. Envelopes from Gary Holland, The Clubhouse, The Gladstone, The Snug, The Bus Bar, Nealons, The Black Raven or Image Depot or by quarterly bank standing order or play on-line at Playing Makes It possible!! and Help Your Club at the same time.

The GAA 4 Mother's and others continue training on Fri nights at 8pm beside Main pitch. All new members very welcome.

Fixtures: Wed 30th March Senior Ladies football V St.Margarets Home 6.30pm, Junior Ladies V Fingal Ravens Away 6.30pm. Sat 2nd April Senior Football V St.Patrs Palmerstown Home 6pm. Sun 3rd Junior 1 V Innisfails Away 11am , Junior 2 V Fingallians Away 3pm. For all other fixtures, up to date news and information see

Skerries Weight Loss Charity Challenge:  Congrats to the Harps challengers who emerged victorious over the Goats raising substantial funds for the charity Remember Us, well done all and ye all look great.

Membership for 2016 is now due and can be paid on-line on our website Social Membership available €50 and Senior membership (over 65) at €35. All other rates on website. Players must have Membership paid before games and training resume.

Look out for Swipe TV on RTE2 on Mon 11th April at 4.30pm, Harps U11's  and mentors will feature. More details later.

See website and Skerries Harps Facebook page for more information, latest club news and upcoming Events.

The 1916 Skerries Harps Commemoration Group are running a weekend of celebration  of the Easter Rising on 22nd - 24th April featuring a Play entitled Nurse, as well as GAA games, Music, historical walks and a parade. An Exhibition in the clubhouse for which they are looking for help, by way of any memorabilia, momentos or artifacts from the 1916 period for inclusion in the exhibition. All items will be documented and and returned after the event. Contact Hugh 0872538889.

The Annual Cheltenham Tipster Result: Congrats to Mick Furlong on winning with 48pts. Thanks for all who supported this Fundraiser. Full result on website.

Date For Diary:

Sun 1st May (Bank Holiday weekend) Facebook Sensation Rory's Stories Comedy Show in Harps Clubhouse. Tickets €10. Don't Miss It!!. Check him out on facebook! Rorysstories .ie

The club extends its sympathy to Tony O'Brien and the O'Brien family on the death of Tony's father Paddy O'Brien over the weekend. May he rest in peace.