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10th February 2019
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There was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €5,100.
Next draw is Sunday at 8.30pm in Pat's Bar with a jackpot of €5,200
Lotto Rota:
- Reserve Footballers
- Bord na nÓg
- Senior Footballers
- Ladies
- Juvenile Hurlers
The lotto team for the McCosker's Centra on Saturday is:
Bord na nÓg.

In the lucky dip €20 went to May Kennedy, Saint Benildus Avenue; Gerard McWeeney, The Mall; Emma McGonigle, Assaroe View; Pat Melly, c/o Pat's Bar; and Margaret Meehan, Rockfield Park, Belleek.

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What's new

8 July 2018
Senior Division 1
Deadlock again for Ernesiders
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2 June 2018
Senior Division 1
Rooney gets Aodh Ruadh deserved share of the spoils
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29 April 2018
Senior Division 1
Aodh Ruadh earn important win against Dungloe
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28 April 2018
Under 12 ladies football
Aodh Ruadh entertain Letterkenny
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15 April 2018
Senior Division 1
Economical Gaoth Dobhair take the spoils in Ballyshannon
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14 April 2018
Under 8 football
Aodh Ruadh host Four Masters for blitz
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7 April 2018
Under 12 ladies football
Aodh Ruadh girls get league off to a great start
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1 April 2018
Senior Division 1
Late McGettigan strike snatches point from Ballyshannon
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1 April 2018
Senior Reserve Division 1
Reserves chalk up first win of the new season
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22 March 2018
Under 14 hurling
Aodh Ruadh hurlers get off to the perfect start against Setanta
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17 March 2018
Aodh Ruadh at the Saint Patrick's Day Parade
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20 January 2018
Celebrating a year to remember with a night to remember at the Aodh Ruadh Dinner Dance
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28 December 2017
Annual Colman Kerr matches raise cash for charity
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25 November 2016
Aodh Ruadh celebrates a year of underage football
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25 November 2017
Great turn out for Billy Finn Memorial Concert
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12 November 2017
Under 16 football
Aodh Ruadh do it at the death to take county title
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10 November 2017
Under 10 football
Winter League finals bring curtain down on a successful season
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5 November 2017
Under 21 Football
Aodh Ruadh well adrift of hungrier Naomh Conaill
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5 November 2017
Under 16 football
Super second half sends Aodh Ruadh into championship decider
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4 November 2017
Under 13 football
MacCumhaill's take county title
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15 October 2017
Under 13 ladies football
Back-to-back titles for the Ballyshannon girls
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1 October 2017
Senior Division 2
Division one, here we come!
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1 October 2017
Senior Reserve Division 2
Reserves too hot for Malin
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1 October 2017
Under 16 hurling
Easkey take Alan Ryan Cup as Aodh Ruadh claim the Seamus Grimes trophy
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24 September 2017
Under 12 hurling
Keady claim Aodh Ó Dálaigh title
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10 September 2017
Underage football
Euro-Shot Challenge 2017
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2 September 2017
Under 14 football
Ballyshannon book semi-final spot
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19th February 2019

Aodh Ruadh OsKaRs
The next step in the OsKaRs adventure takes place on Sunday when there will be a casting session at 4pm in Aras Aoidh Ruaidh. The big night will be on Saturday, 18th May.

National Club Draw
The Aodh Ruadh local draw, which is linked to the GAA National Draw, took place in the Bridgend Bar on Saturday night. Thanks to the Sheerin family who were joined by two friends from their trad group Seanach, together with a couple of other musicians from the club area who created a nice atmosphere for the night. Prize winners were as follows: Croke Park Hotel Voucher - John Hughes, The Mullans; Load of firewood - Angela Gallagher, Cluain Barron; 2019 Hurling or Football Final Tickets - John Monaghan, Assaroe View; White Hotel Group Voucher - George Smyth, Kilmacud, Dublin; Wellington Park Hotel Belfast Voucher - Eunan McCosker, Ballyshannon; All-Ireland Camogie Final Tickets - Eamonn Groarke, Kildare; Cara Pharmacies hamper - Denis Ferguson, Ballyshannon; Four tickets for 2019 Rory Gallagher Festival - Patrice McHugh, Kilcar; Pair of tickets for 2019 All-Ireland Ladies Football Final - Darren Kilpatrick, Laghey. Congratulations to our winners and thanks to all who supported the draw. The national draw for a car and spread of other great prizes takes place in Croke Park early next month. A special word of thanks to our sponsors for their support of this draw.

Senior hurling training continues this Friday at 8pm sharp in Páirc Aoidh Ruaidh. All are welcome, but all prospective players should bring a helmet.

Last Sunday prior to the Donegal v Wicklow NHL game in Letterkenny the county under 14 hurling squad were presented with their All-Ireland medals. Aodh Ruadh were delighted to have seven lads on the squad, Aaron Neilan - who was captain, Aaron Cullen, Danny Breen-Brosnan, Ryan Keenaghan, Troy Killalea, Pauric Daly and Kyle McNulty. Denis Daly was involved with the management of the squad.

Underage hurling returns on Sunday 3rd March at 12 noon, boys and girls from 5-years-old up are welcome. Hurls and helmets will be provided for training. Learn the basic skills of our ancient game in a fun-filled environment. Anyone who would like any further information should contact John Rooney on 086-2587793.

Senior ladies training continues on Sunday morning at 9.30am at Páirc Aoidh Ruaidh.

Under 16 girls training gets going this Thursday at Páirc Aoidh Ruaidh from 4.15pm to 5.30pm. Players are reminded to bring gloves and gum shields.

Under 12 training continues this Wednesday and runs from 7pm to 8pm at the 3G at the Breesy Centre, Cashelard. We will need €2 to help cover the cost of the pitch. The team have their first game of the season this Friday when they travel to Ardara. We will be leaving town at 5.30pm with games throwing in at 7pm in Pearse Memorial Park. Training continues on Saturday morning from 9.45am to 10.45am at the Coláiste Cholmcille pitch.

Under 10 training commences next Tuesday, 26th February in the Mercy Hall, Coláiste Cholmcille and runs from 6pm to 7pm. All welcome.

Under 8 girls training starts this Friday, 22nd February, at 7pm in the Mercy hall. Under 6 girls training also starts this Friday and runs from 6pm to 6.45pm in Creevy National School hall. Spread the word!

Congratulations to Megan Kane who has been in action with the Donegal under 14 girls in recent weeks against Roscommon and Longford. Congratulations also to Caoimhe Hughes-O'Brien, Emer O'Brien and Aine Hill who have been selected for the final Donegal under 15 county panel. The team will now embark on preparations for their Ulster campaign which begins with a game against Antrim next month.

Training for under 6s, under 8s and under 10s continues on Friday. The under 8s and under 10s are in the New Hall at Coláiste Cholmcille. Under 8s train from 6pm to 7pm, followed by the under 10s from 7pm to 8pm. The under 6s are in the Mercy Hall from 6pm to 6.45pm.

Pitch access and maintenance works
Training arrangements for the floodlit top field at Páirc Aoidh Ruaidh over the next few weeks are as follows. The senior footballers are training on Tuesdays and Thursdays; The under 16 and minor football train there on Wednesday nights. The senior hurlers have the pitch or Friday nights. Floodlit sessions can also be accommodated in School Field. All sessions must be advance booked with Tom Daly. All those using the facilities at Father Tierney Park and Páirc Aoidh Ruaidh should be aware that maintenance works are continuing on grounds and buildings during closed season and to exercise appropriate caution.

Club gear - big news!
Club gear is now available to purchase from the O'Neill's website. Check out our page on the O'Neill's website to view our range of jerseys, shorts, socks, tops, jackets, skinnies, bags and much more. 15 percent of what you spend goes into a credit account with O'Neill's which the club will be able to redeem against new team jerseys and other such outgoings.

Chris Kelly has nice club multi-quilted puff jacket available for purchase. He has kids sizes from 5-6 up 13-14 available from €40. There's also adult sizes available from extra small up to XXL at €50. The jacket has club crest and initials are embroidered. If interested message Chris on Facebook or text him on 086-8813553.

Clock restoration
The drive to restore the town clock continues with a Springtime concert in Dorrian's Hotel starring Charlie McGettigan, Bel Canto, Ballyshannon Brass and Reed Band, Claire Breslin and The Ballyshannon Boys. This musical extravaganza takes place this Thursday with first act on stage at 8.30pm. If you cannot attend but you would like to support the event, you can buy a ticket, put your name on the back and you will be entered into the door raffle for a dinner for two in the Sandhouse Hotel. There will also be some great prizes in the main raffle on the night, including an evening for two in Harvey's Point Hotel with dinner and cabaret show, dinner for two in the Allingham Arms Hotel, and many more. It's a great night of entertainment for a good cause, so don't miss it. Tickets priced €10 are available from Teresa Maguire, Barry Sweeny, Michael Gallagher, or in Local Hands, Dorrian's Imperial Hotel or A Novel Idea.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Ballyshannon Musical Society are proud to present Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and with just over a week to show time the big question is, "Have you booked your tickets yet?" Don't miss out on what will be the best musical this side of the summer to come to Donegal. A high-flying, fun-filled adventure for all the family. Based on the beloved 1968 film adaption of Ian Fleming's children's book and featuring an unforgettable score, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find truly scrumptious. Filled with amazing stage spectacle, this is not to be missed. Ticket prices are as follows. Tuesday 26th February - €12; Wednesday 27th February - €15 / €12; Thursday 28th February - €15; Friday 1st March - €15; Saturday 2nd March: Matinee - €12; Evening - €15. The Musical Society will be at box office this Thursday from 1pm to 4pm. You can also call the box office on 9851375 to book your tickets.

Operation Transformation - Ireland Lights Up
We are into week six of Operation Transformation - Ireland Lights Up this Thursday at 7pm. We are aiming to push over the magic 5K mark this week. This week's route is the same as last week, but in the opposite direction with an optional lap of the Mall track. As ever, all are welcome. There is tea, coffee, sandwiches and scones up in Aras Aoidh Ruaidh after the walk. Help with the refreshments would be greatly appreciated.

Give blood
There are blood donation sessions this Wednesday in Coláiste Cholmcille's Mercy Hall from 3pm to 5.30pm and from 7pm to 9.30pm. New donors always welcome.

Club registration
There will be an open registration evening on Thursday 28th February from 7.45pm to 8.45pm. In the interim, we ask all club members to submit their registration form and fee at their earliest convenience. Membership can be paid to Gerry Ferguson at Ferguson's Jewellers. Players can also download registration forms from aodhruadh.org and submit this along with the relevant fee directly to their manager. It is essential all players are signed up club members. Non members are not covered by the GAA's injury insurance scheme and cannot line out for the club. Adult members will receive first priority for the club's allocation of All-Ireland final tickets in the event of Donegal contesting the decider. Club members can also avail of some great discount offers locally. Brian McGuinness's Progressive Fitness offers a 20 percent discount for playing members and a 10 percent discount for club members. Elsewhere, under 23 playing members can also avail of a discounted monthly membership rate of €25 at Ballyshannon Leisure Centre on production of their GAA membership number at the reception. Coaches are also eligible for a discounted monthly membership rate of €35. Only adult members registered by 31st March may vote at the club AGM.

February big bingo
The February big bingo takes place this Friday night at the Abbey Centre. The next thousandaire will be found as we play for the €1,000 super jackpot which must be won as part of a €2,800 prize fund. Books priced €15 or get the book and a half special for just €20. First game at 9pm, we look forward to seeing you there.

Abbey Centre Bingo
There was a great giveaway night at the Abbey Centre bingo last week with €2,500 paid out. Well done to Eileen Maguire of Donegal Town who scooped the winter snowball in the fine amount of €800, checking out on just 47 numbers. The €400 jackpot also went to Donegal town with Susan Sheridan the winner. The stand-up prize of €130 was shared between Marian Matthews and Josie Lynch. Meanwhile other prizes on the night went to Mary B Kerrigan with €120, and €100 houses won by Teresa McCafferty, Catherine McLoone, Avril O'Brien and Pat Treacy.

Last modified: Tuesday, 19 February 2019 at 12:00am

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