County executive committee decision - information

At a meeting of Coiste Bainistí Co Shligigh last night (Thursday) it was decided not to appeal the decisions handed down earlier this week by Coiste Éisteachta Connacht regarding nominations previously ruled out of order.

Coiste Bainistí Co Shligigh would like to state that all decisions related to the nominations process were taken by the committee collectively. The Secretary records and circulates the decisions made by Coiste Bainistí.

Last updated 13/12/2019 @ 07:59

St. Farnan's GAA Club notes
At the club AGM on Friday last the following officers were elected for 2020- Chairman: Padraig Hallinan, Vice Chairman: Adrian Smyth, Secretary/ PRO: Frances Hanley, Treasurer: Mary Gordon, Children's Officer: Mary Kilgannon, Cultural Officer: Sean Kilgannon, Registrar: Imelda Mc Nulty, County Board delegate: Padraig Hallinan, Players rep: Mattie Lang.
Noel Mullaney,Sooey(yearly ticket) was the winner of €143 in the 50 /50 draw. Next draw on Sunday, Dec 15. Play online at Tickets €2 or three for€5. Yearly ticket of €50 may also be purchased which guarantees entry into every draw for one year. Contact any club officer.
Tickets are on sale for our Dinner Dance on January 18 in the Radisson Hotel, Sligo. Cost €35. Tickets would make the perfect Christmas present. 
Well done to Keelan Kilrehill on a terrific performance at the European Cross Country Championships in Lisbon on Sunday last.
The club extends deepest sympathy to Joe Burns and family on the death of his aunt Mary Foley, Dromore West. Ar Dheis Dé go raibh sí.

Last updated 12/12/2019 @ 09:35

Convention deferred from Thursday to next Tuesday - Revised Nominations list

The Annual Convention of Sligo GAA board which was due to take place on Thursday evening has been postponed to Tuesday December 17 at 7:30pm in the Clarion Hotel.

This was necessary following a ruling from Connacht council hearings appeal committee. In the interested of fairness after the ruling it was decided to postpone so as to allow all candidates time to prepare for Convention

The revised nominations list is as follows


Last updated 11/12/2019 @ 08:44

Eastern Harps - Club Ground for 2019 winners

Congratulations to the Eastern Harps club who were announced as Sligo club ground of the year winners for 2019 for their grounds at Keash.

The awards which were announced at the Connacht GAA awards that took place in Bekan on Friday evening saw Harps also win the Connacht club ground award also. 

Congratulations to all the members from all Sligo GAA supporters

Sligo Club Ground of the year award with John Murphy and John Niland in attendance

Connacht Club Ground of the year award presentation with Connacht council president Gerry McGovern

Last updated 10/12/2019 @ 11:18

Drumcliffe Rosses Point GAA Club notes
We had a very enjoyable evening last Friday in Rathcormac for our end-of-season Juvenile Awards Ceremony. Sincere thanks go to our special guests, DRP senior footballers Denise Regan and Avril Clancy, Sligo hurler Brian Shannon and Donegal All-Ireland winning goalkeeper Paul 'Papa' Durcan who joined us to present the medals to our various teams at the end of a memorable 2019 for the club. Thank also to the players families and coaches for their tremendous encouragement and support over the past 12 months. A special mention too for all those who helped out on the night - from the catering to the slideshow. It all helped to provide for a very enjoyable occasion. 

The club is pleased to confirm that Fergal O'Flaherty has agreed to continue as men's senior team manager for the 2020 season. This young team continues to show plenty of promise. Roll on the New Year.

The DRP Club AGM takes place this Sunday, December 15th, in the new meeting room upstairs in Oxfield, starting at 8pm. All club members are welcome to attend.

The Sligo GAA Convention takes place this Thursday, Dec 12th, in the Clayton Hotel at 7:30pm.

The popular Benbulben 5K road race will take place on Sunday, Dec 29th at Oxfield. The walk takes place at 11:40am with the run starting at 12pm. 

Last updated 10/12/2019 @ 09:36

Enniscrone/Kilglass GAA Club notes

Married v Singles 2019


With Christmas fast approaching, anticipation is building locally for our annual charity match, Married vs Singles. This year’s game will take place on Saturday, December 28th at 2pm in Quigabar, with all funds raised going towards Brendan’s Lyme Aid. This is a worthy cause deserving of everyone’s support. More details on this festive cracker in the coming weeks…


U13 presentation


Our U-13s received their Feile winners medals last weekend. Thanks to the Diamond Coast for their hospitality, and our county minors Gavin Duffy and Oisin Hynes for making the presentation. Roll on 2020!


Friday night coaching


Our Friday night indoor coaching programme is continues every Friday. U-8s from 6-7pm, U-10s from 7-8pm and U-12s from 8-9pm. All welcome!


Defibrillator training


There will be defibrillator training – and refresher training for anyone who has done it previously – taking place shortly in the area. Please contact Breda Sheridan on 087 9674673 if you’re interested in taking the training.




Congratulations and best wishes to Raymond Carden on his election as chairperson of the Sligo LGFA county board.


Well done to Eoghan Rua’s Leah Duffy on receiving a Rising Star award last week for her performances for the Sligo U-16 team in 2019.




There was no winner of last weekend’s blotto draw. Next week’s jackpot will be for €9200, with the draw taking place in McNulty’s. Thanks to all players for their continued support. 

Last updated 10/12/2019 @ 09:35