Parnells GAA Club Notes22-01-2018


The Youth’s winter training sessions for the youngest members of the club has begun and was extremely well attended for the first session.  Runs every Friday from 6-7pm at Cedars Youth and Community Centre, Harrow.  The club has use of the indoor facilities for U6/8’s and the 4G Astro Turf pitch for those older up to Yr. 6.  All boys and girls welcome for those new or familiar to the club.  Please see the download section on the website for further details.  Details of winter training for the girls and strength and conditioning training for the older youth players to be announced shortly.  

 

The club is delighted to support and promote the recent publication of a book called ‘Seanchaí - Heartwarming stories of Irish Immigration to England in the 1950’s’.  Written by Kathleen Curran who is the daughter of Tom Curran, one of our founder members.  Inspired by her own parents, her childhood and stories being conveyed through the quintessential Irish humour she came across, she felt it important to record them as they are precious and would be otherwise lost.  A delightful read and includes many nostalgic photos.  The link to purchase the book is http://www.blurb.co.uk/books/8416465-seanchai or contact Kathleen direct for more information by email kc.wilkinson@icloud.com or mobile 07779 755507. 

 

Diary Dates:  Dinner Dance at The Claddagh Ring on the 24th February 2018, more details to follow.  The senior section annual meeting date is to be confirmed.  Next Youth Meeting Tuesday 30th Jan 8pm at The Green Man, Kingsbury.  The Youth have started to plan the U12/13 annual football trip to Ireland.  This year’s destination is Tipperary.  Details of ‘The Trip to Tipp’ will be made available soon.

The club would like to extend their condolences to Sinead Griffin and Danny Twomey and their families here and in Ireland on the recent passing of their uncle, Patsy Markey.  Being received in to All Saints RC Church, Kenton on the 31st January and then returning to Monaghan for burial.  May he rest in peace.

For all Parnells Club activity, please visit our website http://www.parnellsgaa.com where further details and information is published.