Piarsaigh An Ghallbhaile Notes: Week Beginning 19th Of December

December 21st, 2016 | News

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Christmas Wishes
We would like to wish all our club members and families a very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year and to all please keep safe when out and about and when travelling.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has contributed to make our club the success that it has been in 2016 on and off the field.  We look forward to developing our club going into 2017.  Our thoughts and prayers are with any families in the area who are dealing with bereavement or illness in their family at this time.

Club Lotto
No Jackpot Winner.  This week’s numbers (Tuesday 20th December) were:  3, 10, 15 & 13.  Our 10 lucky dip winners winning £20 each were: Hughie Corrigan, Mary Loughran, F Quinn, Pauline Girvan, Damien McGeary, Tracey Rafferty, Theresa McVeigh, Dolores McNulty, Kevin Grimes & Ryan McElroy.  Next week’s jackpot returns to £1,950.  Next Draw takes place on Tuesday 3rd January at 9pm.  If you need a lotto seller to call to your home, contact any committee member or alternatively tickets can be purchased in Tally’s Mace or Donnelly’s Post Office.  Lotto is an essential source of income for the club & your continued support is greatly appreciated.

Club Shop
Our Club Shop is opened this Friday night for anyone who has goods reserved and needed to be collected.  This is the last opportunity to purchase club gear until the New Year (opening times to be confirmed).

Opening Hours:
Friday 23rd December           7.30pm – 9pm

Marathon Match
Liam Rafferty, one of our Senior Men has been selected to play in the ‘Marathon Match’ 24 hour Gaelic football game in aid of Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and Michaela Foundation on 7th/8th January in Garvaghey Centre – Home of Tyrone GAA.  Along with 41 other players from across Ireland they’ll be playing for 24 hours in order to break the world record for the longest Gaelic football game.  Liam is raising money for both charities and has set up his Everyday Hero page.  If you are able to donate anything he would appreciate any help you can offer in helping him reach his fundraising target.  If you would like to donate just click the link below:- https://marathonmatch.everydayhero.com/uk/the-marathon-match-1

Vintage Hill Christmas Lights
Please support Vintage Hill Christmas Lights this christmas with all funds going to the Eagles Special Olympics Club from 7pm to 9.30pm (until Friday 23rd December).  For more information click on this link: https://www.facebook.com/Vintagehillchristmaslightsgalbally/

Scór na nÓg 2016
We will be hosting the Ulster Final of the Scor na nOg on Saturday 14th January 2017 at 5pm.

Health & Well-Being
Please see below a list of names, numbers and web addresses of organisations that offer services to help improve mental health and emotional wellbeing.  You never have to be alone – there is always someone out there to speak to.
http://www.mindingyourhead.info
Minding Your Head has information on how to protect your mental and emotional wellbeing and the issues that can affect it, eg anxiety or depression.
www.helplinesnetworkni.com
About Helplines. Helplines Network NI is a membership led organisation consisting of over 25 different helplines operating across Northern Ireland.
www.niamhlouisefoundation.com
The Niamh Louise Foundation – Suicide Support Group 028 8775 3327
Niamh Louise Youth Street Collection Dungannon.  Thank you to all those who volunteered & who donated to our street collection in Dungannon Square on Saturday.
www.lifelinehelpline.info
Lifeline 0808 808 8000
www.samaritans.org
Facing the Future has been developed by Samaritans and Cruse Bereavement Care to support people affected by suicide.  116 123
www.zestni.org
We as an organisation and as individuals will give supportive care to people suffering emotional pain and hurt.  028 7126 69999

www.aware–ni.org
AWARE Defeat Depression  0845 120 2961

Internet Safety
Following on from a successful presentation hosted by St Josephs Primary School, Galbally we would encourage as many parents to be aware of for your child’s Internet usage and Online Reputation.  Further details available from the primary school.

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