This Saturday, 5th Oct will see the London to Ballaghaderreeen cyclists arrive in town at approx. 6 - 6.30pm (We will know exact time on the day and will be posting updates on Facebook & Twitter).
We are trying to get as many people as possible into town to welcome the cyclists and cheer them on to their final destination - the clubhouse - and are looking for all players to wear Ballagh jerseys where possible.
This event has gathered huge momentum and is in memory of a great clubmen....Frank Kelly. Ballaghadeerreen GAA have a huge connection due to the number of cyclists involved in the club....Barry & Peter Kelly, Pat O Grady, Martin Coyle, Gary Conway and Mark Kilgallon.
Spread the word and line the streets next Sat evening to support this bunch of lads who have undertaken the journey.
We will be holding a reception at the clubhouse for the cyclists on their arrival.
The confirmed Ballaghaderrren representatives are as follows....
Pat Towey (Ballaghaderreen)
Peter Kelly ( Brusna/Ballaghaderreen),
Pádraig Mulligan (Ballaghaderreen),
Paul Casey (Ballaghaderreen),
John Beirne (Ballaghaderreen)
Declan McGarry (Ballaghaderreen)
Barry Kelly (Ballaghaderreen)
Pat O'Grady (Ballaghaderreen),
Pat Philips (Ballaghaderreen),
Regina Casey (Ballaghaderreen),
Martin Coyle (Ballaghaderreen),
Gary Conway (Ballaghaderreen)
Mark Kilgallon (Ballaghaderreen),
Celebration of Music & Craic in The Brusna Inn at 9pm. including
Marquee bar, Hog Roast & Gourmet Burgers
Music by YB Sober and Special Guests
All are Welcome.
The team are aiming to raise £50,000 to provide the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association with vital funding and to help support the Alzheimer’s Society. Donate at: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/l2b-bikeride?fbclid=IwAR3pBMP6fBPeEDb79dHfREYPS3eF8G05t3WfCoEbiC8pIBgmLER1gSWF_9s
Connacht GAA have again reiterated their commitment to the ongoing educational development of its players and members by announcing details of the 2018/2019 GAA National Student Bursary scheme. Connacht GAA, in support of the National Student Bursary Scheme, will award bursaries of €750 to students attending Higher Education colleges, to date the GAA has invested over €2million in the past decade that the Bursary Schemes have been in existence.
Senior Inter-county players who were on their County’s Senior Panel in 2019 should apply for Bursaries via the Gaelic Players Association; further information at www.gaelicplayers.com.
All Applications (Connacht GAA Higher Education Bursary Application Form 2019) to be forwarded to;
Student Bursary Application,
Connacht GAA Centre,
Co. Mayo www.connachtgaa.ie
Phone: 094)9630335 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for application will be October 11th, 2019.
Applications received after the closing date will not be eligible for consideration.
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