Saffron Aid trolley dash at Sainsbury’s in the Kennedy Centre aids SVP

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Sainsbury’s in the Kennedy Centre Belfast was the venue for tonight’s Saffron Aid Trolly Dash which raised funds for the St Vincent de Paul charity. County footballer Donal Nugent, county hurler Conor McCann and county camog Nuala McQuillan were joined by players from St James, Aldergrove, Sarsfields, St Teresa’s, MacUilins, Oisins and Ruairi Og as they filled their trolleys with items from the toy isles, with Sainsbury’s generously picking up the tab. Our picture above includes Kennedy Centre manager John Jones, Antrim PRO Sean Kelly, Archie Kinney, SVP Regional Vice President, Eamon from Quarter Accountants (who donated to the fund), Aldergrove GAC chairman Paul McCarthy and Sinead Steele of St Enda’s.

Ruairi Og Cushendall Juvenile Awards evening

Pics by Sean Paul McKillop

Left –  Principal Mrs Smart presents the p7 cCmogie award Annie Kearney                         right – Mrs Smart with Joseph McLaughlin P7 Hurling award

Left – Mrs Bailey of Glenann PS presents Marie Clare McAlister with the p7 Camogie award while Oisín Woodhouse received the P7 Hurling award

Under Camogie team and Under 8 Hurling team

Under 8 Camogie team and the Under 10 Hurling team award winners

Conor Carson presents the Under 10 Most Improved award to Callagh Mooney (left), the Under 10 Hurler of the Year award to Oran McCambridge (centre) and the Under 12 Hurler of the Year award to Joe McNaughon

Left – Camogie chairperson Anne McNaughton presents the U10 Joint Camogs of Year  awards Meabh McAlister (left) and Meabh Graham                                                                   Top right – Anne McNaughton with U10 Joint most improved players Erin Delargy & Amy McAlister                                                                                                                                          Bottom right – Anne McNaughton presents P7 Girls Schools awards to Marie Clare McAlister & Annie Kearney

Left – Juvenile Chairman Emmett Mcnaughton presents U12 Most Improved award to Stephen McAuley. Right – Emmett McNaughton with P7 Boys Schools Winners Joesph McLaughlin and Oisin Woodhouse

Anne McNaughton with U10 joint most improved award to Erin Delargy & Amy McAlister while Orlagh O’Hara presents the U12 Most Improved to Caoimhe Morgan

Left – Orlagh O Hara with Joint U12 Player of years Orlaith McAlister & Abi McMeill    Right – Orlagh O’Hara presents the Under 14 Player of the Year award to Lara Haughey

 

 Right – Camogie chairperson presents the U16 Camogie Player of Year award to Caoimhe McNaughton and Left – Coimhe with her dad Emmet McNaughton

Loughgiel Shamrocks awards dinner

CRLL5352Members of the Loughgiel Camogie teams who won the Senior Championship, Intermediate Championship, Senior and Junior Feis Cups plus Divisions 1,2 and 3 of the All County League are seen here at the Loughgiel Shamrocks annual dinner in the Tullyglass Hotel. 

Left- Loughgiel captains Declan Gillan, Shay Casey and Conor Carey with the trophies the hurlers won this season. Declan captained the Senior Reserve Championship winning team, Shay captained the Division 1 League and Feis Cup winning teams while Conor captained the Junior League and McCaughan Cup winning teams     Right – Club treasurer Jack McNaughton presents the Christy Ring All Star Award to Chrissy O’Connell

Committee member Padraig Connolly presents the Junior Hurler of the Year award to Cormac Watt, club chairman John Campbell presents the Senior Hurler of the Year award to Dan McCloskey and Jack McNaughton presents the Under 21 Hurler of the Year award to Shan McGrath.

Left – Karen McCormick presents the Senior Reserve Hurler of the Year award to Declan Gillan                                                                                                                                        Right – Jack McNaughton presents the Overall Club Hurler of the Year award to Declan Gilland and Michael McGarry

Left – Francis Boyle presents the Minor Hurler of the Year award to Sean McFadden        Right – Captain and vice-captains of the all conquering Under 16 team who won North Antrim Shield, All County League, All County Championship and McMullun Cup, receive the trophiess from Carmel McGarry. L-R, Cathal Hargan, Michael McGarry and Shane O’Boyle.

L-R, Roisn McCormick receives the Antrim Poc Fada, Ulster Poc Fada, Ulster Colleges All Star and Antrim’s Most Promising Juvenile Camog from John Campbell.  – Club president Seamus Richmond presents the club’s Overall Most Improved player award to Shane O’Boyle – Seamus Richmond presents the the Senior Camog of the Year award to Ciara Boyle. 

Left – Padraig Connolly presents the Division 3 Player  of the Year award to Maeve McCormick. Middle – Colleges All Stars Amy Boyle and Roisin McCormick. Right – County Camogie chairperson Julia McMullan presents the Division 3 League trophy to team captain Denise McGarry

Left – Club secretary Francis Traynor presents the Clubperson of the Year award to Carmel McGarry.  Right – Karen McCormick presents the Division 2 Player of the Year award to Katie McKillop

Left- Julia McMullan presents the Senior Camogie Championship Cup, Division 1 League and Senior Feis Cup to captain Emma McFadden (left) and vice-captain Maeve Connolly.  Right – Julia McMullan presents the Division 2 League Cup, Intermediate Championship Cup and Junior Feis Cup to team captain Eimear McGarry (right) and vice-captain Maria Lynn 

Left – Team captain Roisin McCormick  and vice-captain Carla McGarry receive the Under 16 League and Championship cups from Julia McMullan.                                      Right – Team management member Karen McCormick with the six Loughgiel players who were members of the Antrim team who won this season’s Ulster A and All Ireland Minor B Championship L-R, Roisin McComick Finvola McVeigh, Katie Lynn, Maeve McCormick, Amy Boyle, Rebecca Hargan. 

The committee of the Loughgiel Shamrocks Hurling and Camogie Club at their annual awards evening in the Tullyglass Hotel.                                                              Right – Angela Boyle presents the Ulster Minor Camogie Championship Cup to Antrim captain Katie Lynn.

 

 

Ballycastle Camogie Club awards evening

Ballycastle Camogie Club held their annual awards dinner in the Central Bar, Ballycastle on Friday night where the team who won this season’s Minor Camogie Championship were honoured.

Left – Team manager Donal Cunningham (left) and Hilary Donnelly present the Player of the Year award to joint winners Naimh Donnelly and Emma Connor                                      Right – Donal Cunningham and Adrian Donnelly present the Most Improved Player award to Bronagh McKeague

Left – Naimh Donnelly receives the Senior Reserve Player of the Year award                      Right – Maeve O’Neill and Fionuala Toner who were joint Senior Reserve Players of the Year

Left – Barry Kelly presents the Minor Player of the Year to Maeve Doherty (right) and Most Improved Minor award to Maeve O’Neill                                                                              Right – Bronagh McKeague, Maeve Kelly and Catherine McShane who received Colleges All Star awards.

Left – Caoimhe Wright receives a special award for captaining the Minor championship winning team and Antrim Minor Player of the Year. Right Barry Kelly presents Caoimhe with the Antrim Minor Championship Cup

Left – The Ballycastle team who bridged a 13 year gap this season by winning the Minor Camogie Championship – Right – The Ballycastle Camogie Club committee

Cargin launch their 2020 Vision project

ClubhouseErin’s Own Cargin  launched their 2020 Vision to build a new clubhouse before a big crowd in the club’s current premises on Sunday evening

The beautifully designed clubhouse plans were put on show to the whole Toome community at a meeting attended by local politicians, clergy, club members and parishioners

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Cargin chairman Gerard Laverty

Club chairman Gerard Laverty welcomed everyone to this special night in the history of the Cargin community before the project’s development team outined the building and the facilities it will provide for the local community. A major part of the project of course involves raising the finance for the building in advance so that club do not have to incur the debt of borrowing money and so the fund raising team launched their Mega 200 Club Draw which will be the main source of revenue for Cargin 2020.

One of the highlights of the evening was the launch of the club’s promotional video. The video, which features members young and old, has now been published on the club’s Facebook and twitter pages.

Cargin 2020 Vision

Those attending were also shown a special video of some ex pat Cargin people currently living in Australia who have already started raising funds among Gaels in Australia and New Zealand. The exiles talked about just how much Cargin meant to them even when they are far away.

The club’s aim is to build a complex fit for use for the whole parish population, to forge a link with all local communities and to be proud of their achievements. They aim to be debt free in five years handing over a building to future generations to enjoy and flourish.CRLL2604

The Cargin 2020 committee at Sunday’s night’s public meeting in their current clubrooms

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