Skerries Harps Newsletter 19th May 2014

posted 19 May 2014, 00:48 by Skerries Harps   [ updated 23 May 2014, 06:03 ]

Well done to the McMeel Pharmacy sponsored Senior Footballers in their Senior Championship win against UCD by 2-10 to 0-10 on Wednesday night. Congrats to Donal McIlgorm on Dublin's victory in the Leinster football championship quarter final and to the Hurling Feile team on reaching the Semi Final, well done to all involved on and off the field.

The Solo Run proved to be a very successful fundraiser on Saturday last. Thanks to all who took part and sponsored the event.

The Primary Schools Tournament continues on Monday nights with the Finals taking place on 2nd June. More info from Gordon Kehoe.

Fixtures:  Wed 21st May Ladies Football Championship Harps V Portobello Home 7.30pm. Sun 25th May Junior Hurling V St.Oliver Plunketts 11am Away.

Catherine Rogan and the team would like to say a big thank you to all those in the Harps who helped out with the Cycle Against Suicide on Sunday 11th May 2014.   You were amazing.  Thanks to Denis and his team of stewards for looking after all the bikes, Chris & Emma for their superb decorating skills, Pat for his help in the bar, Grainne, Cait and Kathleen for coming onto the committee to replace the three that left to cycle around Ireland, Niall and the Executive for their support, David for keeping the website updated, Andy and Fergal for their assistance on the day, Mary, Ann, Brenda, Geraldine and Kay and the other ladies for the many, many cups of tea/coffee, to Jim & Frank for all their help, to all those who helped decorate the Community Centre and to the many, many more members who came out to wave a flag, put posters up in their windows, make sandwiches, and helped to feed over 1,500 people.  Thank you all

For all other esults and fixtures and updated news see website

Any team interested in having a fundraiser on Sunday 25th May in conjunction with An Post Ras Street Party. Theme this year " Fitness for All" can Contact Fergal 0868984657 for booking, first come first serve.

Dates for Diary: Sun 25th May An Post ras Day: We will again host the Final Stage of the Race The Ras Charity cycle in aid of Brest Cancer Research. Always a Great Day! Clubhouse open all day, why not come down and greet the GAA personalities Tomas O,Shea, Mick Galway, Collie Moran and many more.

Juvenile Academy  this weekend Saturday at 10am till 11.30am. Shop Open at same times.

Juvenile games meeting every Thurs 9pm followed by Adult Games meeting at 10pm.

The Skerries Golf Society returns for the 9th year on Fri June 6th with outing to Balbriggan GC, and all Outing dates can be found on website. New Members Male and Female Always Welcome! Great Social Occasion and more info can be got from Paul Murray 0851740474. Presentation of the New Captain's Jacket and Meal in Harps Clubhouse from 8pm. 

Zingo result: 5-1-7-6-4-3-2. No Jackpot winner. Jackpot now a Big €5,100. Next Week It Could Be U!   Why not Play this week and help your club!! All proceeds go to the day to day running of the Harps.  Next Draw Thursday night in The Gladstone at 10.30pm. Envelopes €2 from Gary Holland or by quarterly bank standing order or play on-line at

While work continues on New Clubhouse, Car Park will remain closed. Access to pitch is via steps/gate on left hand side. See website for alternate parking arrangements.