Owenmore Gaels GAA Club notes

Connolly Park Hosts Sligo vs Down

The club were delighted to have the honour of hosting Sligo’s opening National League game against Down last Sunday. Unfortunately, it wasn’t to be Sligo’s day as Down scored a goal in the last few minutes of the game to take home the bragging rights on a score line of 1-10 to 1-12. Thanks to both sets of supporters who were very cooperative on the day. It was with great pride that the club could host a game of such significance and we would like to thank all who volunteered on the day in every capacity as it was a real community effort.

The club are currently reaching out to local businesses to advertise at Connolly Park in the form of a pitch side sign.
With our new stand and excellent location we are getting more major games each year with large attendances guaranteed. Contact Niall on 0877609420 or mail treasurer.owenmoregaels.sligo@gaa.ie for further details.


Poker Night

Poker night Sunday 10th February in The Owenmore Inn at 4pm. €20 Entry, €20 Topup & €20 Buy Back. Last Buy Back is at 6pm. FREE transport to and from event. To arrange transport or any queries call Trevor on 0871710909. Half of prize pool to Owenmore Gaels GAA.

Nursery Programme 2019

Owenmore Gaels are hosting a Nursery Programme in the Teeling Centre Collooney. It continues this Wednesday from 6-7pm. This is an introduction to Gaelic Football for kids in the community in a fun filled environment. It will run for 6 weeks and it’s €2 per child. This is aimed for children aged between 4-6, born in 2013-2014. Parents are invited to participate in activities. Any queries please contact Paddy Watters on 0858512889.

Dinner dance 2019

A major date for the diary as the club hold a dinner dance in the Clayton Hotel on Saturday 2nd March. Stay tuned for further details over the coming weeks

Coaching Workshop

There is a foundation course taking place at the end of the month in Summerhill college.
This is ESSENTIAL for anybody who is or wants to get involved in coaching.
It is an extremely informative and worthwhile course, giving great knowledge and ideas for working with kids development.
Contact Liam Óg directly or our coaching officer Paddy Watters 08658512889 to reserve a place.

Online Registration is now open!

Membership is now open for 2019. We ask all members and players to register at earliest convenience. No player or coach is covered to play under the GAA injury benefit fund unless registered. Visit our website www.owenmoregaels.ie for information on how to register online.


The Lotto draw took place in Connollys on Monday 21sth January. The numbers drawn were 6, 14, 16 & 27.

There was no winner of the €10,000 Jackpot. Congrats to our ‘Lucky Dip’ Winners Ann Murphy, Sharon Carty, John Walsh & Joan Mullen (Online Lucky Dip) who each get €30.

The next draw for our €10,000 Jackpot will take place on Monday 4th February in Cullen's Bar.

Thanks to everyone who bought tickets throughout the year and continues to support the club.


The club is deeply saddend to have learned of the passing of Robert Lawson of Roselawn, Castleknock, Dublin 15 and formerly of Carrickbanagher, Co. Sligo. Robert played with the club at all levels and was a member of the victorious U12 team in 1972(Please see photo below)He played in two Intermediate Finals in 1979 + 1980 and represented Sligo at Senior level playing against Roscommon in the 1982 Connacht Championship. In the mid 80's Robert moved to Dublin but always followed the club's progress.

The club wish to extend sympathies to his wife Ada, his sons Theophilus and Paul, his mother Muriel and the extended Lawson family. 

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