Erin's Own GAC

Club notes 17th March

17th March 2024

Club news Sunday 17th March


Last week’s lotto numbers were 2, 8, 14 and 21. £25 lucky dip winners: Carla Laverty (online) and Mary McIvor (online) Jackpot next week £1,400!! Your continued support for the lotto is greatly appreciated. Deadline for all lotto ticket sales is 6pm every Tuesday. Lotto tickets can be purchased online at:

Cargin cashcall:

Congratulations to Ronan Devlin (RD) who was the lucky winner of the Cargin cashcall draw and to Cahir Donnelly who was the winner of the Ireland rugby jersey. Many thanks to everyone who supported the draws and thanks to Finn Heaney for drawing out the winners!


Membership renewal is now live on Please ensure you have selected the correct option for your family. Cash and cheque payment options available. All members must be registered to play before training or taking part in matches. Contact club registrar Donal McKeever for assistance.

Dawn walk:

The club will be hosting a 5k dawn walk on Saturday 30th March at 5:30am for ALPS (All Lives Are Precious). £10 adults and £5 for children under the age of 12. There will be refreshments in the club house afterwards including a bacon or sausage bap! Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a leash during the 5k route. Participants are invited to enjoy a mindful dawn walk while talking to family and friends however people are welcome to jog or run the route at their own risk. Please register online using the link below:

Missing boiler:

The boiler from the club kitchen is missing. Maybe you borrowed it and forgot to return it. Please contact any committee member if you have the boiler so that it can be returned to the club.

Cargin golf day:

There are a limited amount of tee times remaining for the Erin’s Own Cargin golf classic on Friday 10th May at Moyola Park Golf Club. Contact Michael – 07885411112 or Donal – 07955800974 to secure your tee time. Entry per four ball team - £200. Great prizes on offer. Prize giving presentation at Cargin social club at 9pm on Friday 10th May. Sponsorship opportunities for tee boxes available.

Downstairs gym:

New opening hours from 6:30am to 9pm daily. Gym membership £20 a month or £8 a month bolt on for Gold card members. Please contact Eamonn 07851946687 for your key fob to gain access to the gym.

National league:

Hard luck to Antrim senior footballers and Pat Shivers and Benen Kelly who were defeated by Clare in the National League on Sunday. Good luck to the team and management at home to Wicklow on Sunday 24th March!

All Ireland Colleges Camogie:

Hard luck to St. Pat’s Maghera Junior camogie team and Cargin’s Orlaith Johnston when they were narrowly defeated by Coláiste Cholim Ballincollig in the All-Ireland Junior ‘A’ Championship final last week.

Roads Service:

There will some traffic disruption from Monday 12th February to Friday 29th March due to ongoing roadworks to construct a cycleway in Toome. Members are asked to take care when entering and leaving the premises due to the proximity of heavy machinery.

Car park:

Patrons are reminded that the large stone overflow car park is not to be used for parking unless attending a GAA event at the club. It is not for gaining access to residential properties - NO EXCEPTIONS! The bollards are up for a reason, and NO ONE should be accessing the car park by driving over the kerbs along the adjacent private lane which is for vehicular access to 3 Shore Road only. Please show consideration to other people’s property and be respectful to the wishes of our Executive committee.

Dog owners:

In the interest of health and hygiene dog owners are asked not to exercise dogs in the club grounds and are reminded to clean up after your dog! Please keep our grounds free from dog dirt…

Hall booking:

The main club hall can be booked for many events including indoor soccer, basketball, handball and of course birthdays! Please remember to contact Emmett before using the hall to make sure there is nothing else on at that time. Reminder that all hall bookings must be paid for at the end of each session. Users of the hall are asked to keep the hall and the store clean after use! Emmett - 07860964147


Monday 18th March: ladies social handball at 7pm (hall), thirds football at 6pm (back pitch)

Tuesday 19th March: U12/14 ladies football at 5:45pm (back pitch), minor football at 7pm (back pitch), senior ladies football at 7pm (back pitch)

Wednesday 20th March: U12/14 camogie at 6pm (back pitch), ladies social handball at 6pm (hall), senior football at 7pm (back pitch)

Thursday 21st March: minor camogie at 6pm (back pitch), U8/10 ladies football at 6pm (hall), men’s handball at 8pm (hall)

Friday 22nd March: senior camogie at 6:30pm (back pitch)

Saturday 23rd March: Fundamental football at 10am (hall)

Sunday 24th March: U10 boys football at 11am (back pitch), U12/14 boys football at 12pm (back pitch)


Sunday 23rd March: Senior football v Lamh Dhearg at 5pm (AWAY)

Social club:

The social club will be open every Friday from 5pm-12am, Saturday from 2pm-12am and Sunday from 12pm to 11pm. Please contact Mary (07783199495) if you would like to book the social club for a private function or party!! Don’t miss out on securing your preferred date…