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Piarsaigh An Ghallbhaile Notes: Week Beginning 11th Of March 2019

By Francis O'Neill Wed 20th Mar

Membership 2019
Membership for 2019 will close on Friday 15th March.  We welcome back our existing members this year and would also encourage new members to come and be part of our club.  Only paid up members for 2019 are eligible and insured to use club facilities and train/play for Galbally Pearses.  Membership can be paid on Friday 8th & 15th March in our club shop between 7.30pm and 8pm.  It is important that anyone who intends to play football for our club is registered.  If you are not registered you will not be able to play, apply for tickets for Tyrone matches, apply for Gaeltacht Grant or participate in the Scor!

Club na Piarsaigh
Subscriptions are now due for the 2019 year for anyone paying the lump sum annually. If you wish to join our scheme this covers your membership for the year! If you require further information please contact any committee member or email or download from our website: –

Membership Fees:
• Club an Phiarsaigh £240
(this includes Husband & Wife and any dependent children under 18- this can be paid in full at time of registration or a standing order for £20 to be set up)
• Single Adult £50
• Husband & Wife £80
• Student £20
• Over 65 £20
• Youth £10
Some things to note!!
• If you are a Club an Phiarsaigh member and pay by direct debit – you don’t have to do anything!! You and your husband/wife and children are already members!
• If you pay by Cheque / Cash and you haven’t paid already- then you need to come and pay your subscription for 2019.  Then you and your husband/wife and children will be registered as members for 2019.
• If you pay Standard membership then you need to come and pay your membership for 2019.  Prices above.
• Our club shop is opened on Friday nights between 7.30pm to 8pm.  Membership for 2019 will close on Friday 15th March.
• Unless you are a registered member of Galbally Pearses for 2019 you will not be insured whilst participating in any of our activities.
• We would encourage as many members and users of our facilities to become Club an Phiarsaigh members for the investment of our Club going forward.

Annual St Patricks Day Big Breakfast
We are looking for musicians, singers, dancers, storytellers and anyone available to help out on the morning of our St Patricks Day Celebrations.  If you are available and able to help please send us a message to our Facebook page or speak to any committee member.

St Patricks Day Mass
On Sunday Morning at our St Patrick’s Day mass we will be holding an Irish Language Collection at the gates of St Johns Chapel.  These funds will go towards Gaeltacht Sponsorships for our youth heading to Gaeltachts during the summer.

Easter Camp 2019
Looking for something for your child to do during Easter Week.  Registration takes place on Friday 15th March from 8pm to 9pm ONLY!  Places are limited so save the date for registration night.  Get in early to reserve your place.  This promises to be a great week of football.  No PM’s or texts etc to reserve your space!

Senior Men Championship Draw
Our Senior Men have been drawn against Strabane in the first round of the Intermediate Championship in 2019.

U21 League
Well done to our U21’s on a great win against Eglish on Sunday to ensure home advantage in the Quarter Finals of the League.  More details to follow.

Minor Boys
The league starts on Sunday 24th March away to Edendork.

Minor Girls
Hard luck in the league against Strabane on Monday evening losing on a scoreline Strabane 5-08 Galbally 3-08

U14 Boys
Hard luck to the boys in their opening round of their league looking to Donaghmore – final score Donaghmore 9-07 Galbally 5-04.  This week the lads have a bye.

U14 Girls
Training continues as per whatsapp group updates.

U10 Boys (Primary 5 & 6)
Our U10 boys Go Games Blitzes start on Saturday 30th March.  More details to be sent out by WhatsApp.

U10 Girls (Primary 5 & 6)
Well done to our U10 girls who braved the rain and wind at the blitz in Moortown on Saturday.  A great mornings football – thank you to Moortown for hosting.

U8 Boys (Primary 3 & 4)
Well done to the U8 boys who faced the wet & cold conditions in Eskra on Saturday.  Next Blitz is on 23rd March.  More details to be sent out by WhatsApp.

U8 Girls (Primary 3 & 4)
Training to commence shortly.  More details to follow.

Pearse Og Programme
Our Pearse Og Programme for our Primary 1 & 2 (Boys & Girls) will begin on 22nd March to 12th April.  If your child is not already registered please ensure they are before the Pearse Og Programme begins.

Club Shop
Our Club Shop will be open on Friday nights between 7.30pm to 8pm.

Match Day Attire
As our season is underway for a lot of our teams it is important that our players represent our club with pride. We ask that every player comes ready for each match with the correct gear.

Galbally Jersey (U8/10’s only)
Galbally White Crested Shorts
Galbally Blue Club Socks
Gum Shield
Gloves (if required)
Appropriate outerwear
We also have navy shorts (with pockets) available for training
These are available to purchase in our club shop only

**Important Notice** – Dogs in Pearse Park
Unfortunately we have to reinforce the action of “No Dogs Allowed” within the grounds of Pearse Park. This is due to the health and safety of our players and members as we have received complaints of high levels dog fouling on our pitches & walking track. If you are on our grounds with a dog (on/off a lead please do not be offended when you are asked to leave).

Connect 4 Lotto
This week’s connect 4 lotto numbers were 2 – 11 – 12 – 15 with no jackpot winner.  Our 5 lucky dip winners winning £20 were: Sonny Boyle, Oliver Nugent, Shane McCrory, Chris Fullen& Kristen Quinn.  Our jackpot now stands at £3,400.  Our next lotto draw takes place on Tuesday 19th March in the committee room at 9pm.

Do you support our club lotto? Have you a lotto seller that calls at your house to sell lotto?  Would you like a lotto seller to call at your house to sell lotto so that you can support the club that supports you and your children or grandchildren?

Would you consider accepting a club lotto book and selling 3-5 lotto tickets each week and having a committee member call weekly to collect your tickets?

The club requires more lotto sellers so if you would be interested in helping the club out with this please contact any committee member.

Our Club – Your Club – One Club

Date for your Diaries
Sunday 17th March Annual St Patrick Day Celebrations
Wednesday 24th – Friday 26th April Galbally Pearses Easter Camp
Monday 29th July – Thursday 1st August 2019 Tyrone GAA Summer Camp

Ulster Ladies Gaeltacht Scholarship 2019
Ulster Ladies are delighted to announce that applications are now available for Gaeltacht Scholarship 2019. They have six €250 scholarships available.
All successful applicants must be registered members of LGFA.
Please e-mail Rónán McCarthy for an Application Form
Forms must be returned by Friday 22nd March 2019.

Toilet Block / Ball Store Development
Work is progressing well on our new development. We hope to have this up and going in the next few weeks. This will be an added bonus to our existing facilities.  This could not have been possible without the extremely generous support of our member’s voluntary hours and through the support of the Mid Ulster Council Sports Capital Development Grant (Enhancement of Facilities – Building Toilets & Storage Room Award).

Child Protection / Vetting
We had a great attendance at our Child Protection course last Thursday evening.  If anyone needs to complete their Vetting please email to get these forms sent to you.

Thoughts & Prayers
The club would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the families of Maureen McGarrity, Dermot McCaffrey, Regina Donaghy, Peter Kelly, Liam McDermott on their recent passing.  The club would like to extend our thoughts and prayers to any families in the area who are dealing with bereavement or illness in their family at this time.

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