Notes of Interest


Pat Hartnett, Desmonds GAA Club PRO.
Pat Hartnett, Desmonds GAA Club PRO.

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News /  Croke Park Draw

 Desmonds GAA Club members are busily selling tickets for the massive draw organised by Croke Park .

The following is a look over the range of fantastic prizes on offer:

An all expenses trip to Australia for two with the compromise rules team;

Tickets for two with the 2014 All-Star team to Boston  and All Ireland final tickets and tickets to the GAA All-Star Banquet; A trip for two for three days to New York for St. Patricks Day 2015. A travel voucher for €1,500; A shopping voucher for €1,000; Two Croke Park premium tickets for a concert of your choice in 2014; Two Corporate Box concert tickets for a concert of your choice with pre-concert hospitality in Croke Park in 2014;

All Ireland Senior & Minor Football Finals tickets for two people with corporate hospitality and two night’s accommodation; Two tickets for the All-Ireland Senior & Minor Hurling Finals with two night’s accommodation and corporate box hospitality; All Ireland Finals Package 2014 includes:  Premium tickets for two with overnight accommodation for both finals.

 Tickets are available from all club officers and the draw will be made on St. Patrick’s Day.  Sellers are required to return all ticket stubs by March 1st. All proceeds from the draw will be retained by the club .

 Any further information from Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club PRO.,  Pat Hartnett on: O87 4191436

Eilish O'Leary, Chairperson of Desmonds Ladies GAA Club.
Eilish O’Leary, Chairperson of Desmonds Ladies GAA Club.

Desmonds Ladies AGM

 Castleisland Desmonds Ladies GAA Club held its annual general meeting recently and the following officers were elected: 

 Chairperson:  Eilish O’Leary; Vice chair: Donal Curtin; Secretary:  Aileen Lynch; Treasurers: Hugh O’Connell and Kerrie Lynch. Registrars: Kerrie Lynch and Eilish O’Leary;  Child Protection Officer, Connie Horan; 

PRO: Eilish O’Leary.  Management and trainers for 2014: U-6:  Denis Kerin; U-8 & U-10: Eddie O’ Regan; U-12: Marguerite Hickey & Nora Buckley; U-14: Niall Mitchell,  Rachel Cronin & Pa White. 

U-16: Steve Murphy; Senior:  Billy Mangan.




Denis O'Donovan provides the men's updates from Castleisland Golf Club.
Denis O’Donovan provides the men’s updates from Castleisland Golf Club.

Castleisland Golf Club – Men’s Club

Revised fixtures – All fixtures are dependent on an improvement in the Weather

 Sunday Feb 23rd                       Club Singles.

Sunday March 2nd                    Spring League Round 1

Sunday March 9th                     Spring League Round 2

Sunday March 16th                   Spring League Round 3

Sunday March 23rd                   Final of Spring League (Top 2 teams play in final)

Members who are interested in playing in the Spring League please text SPRING LEAGUE and your NAME to 087  9260463.



John O'Connell keeps us up to date on the fortunes of 31 players in Castleisland and Cordal.
John O’Connell keeps us up to date on the fortunes of 31 players in Castleisland and Cordal.

Cordal Community Centre Card Results

The following are the results of the card game held  at Cordal Community Centre on Wednesday night.
1st: Nuala O’Shea and Denis Clifford, Donie Cremins and John O’Sullivan, Mikey O’Connor and Joe Walsh.   


Theresa Lenihan and Kitty Healy. Gents: Paddy Herlihy and Tom Brennan. Mixed: Mary O’Sullivan and  Dan Daly.


Dan Jones and Jimmy Brosnan, Norrie and Neily McAuliffe, Jack Murphy and Patsy O’Connor.  

Cards continue every Wednesday night at 9pm sharp.