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Tir Chonaill Gaels Club Notes 12th March 2012

London Scor:
Tir Chonaill Gaels won four London titles at the first ever London senior Scor on Saturday night in Ruislip, and will now represent the county at the Connacht finals, which are being held on Saturday 24th March in Elphin, Roscommon.

Winners included the set dancing team of Clair Barrett, Victoria Egan, Kathleen McLoughlin, Sarah Mills, Jennifer Neighbour, Caroline Boyce, Angela O'Connor and Noreen Smith. Caroline Reegan won the Solo singing section; Gareth McGreevy won the Recitation with a wonderful story relating to the All-Ireland final day off last year. Finally the ballad group also won with Ryan Higgins, Paula Daly, Caroline Reegan, Kathleen McLoughlin and Gareth McGreevy.
It was a great effort from all of those that competed and we want to wish our team the very best in Roscommon.

Saint Patricks Day:
The club is showing the All-Ireland club finals on the big screen, Irish stew will be served all day and evening with entertainment including music and Irish dancers.

Birthday Wishes:
The club would like to wish member Carol Mc Nicholas a happy 30th birthday who got a pleasant shock last Friday night when she arrived to find a surprise party organised for her by friends and family. 

Quiz Night:
The social committee are holding a Quiz night on Friday 30th March in the clubhouse after training. Teams consist of four and can be mixed and cost £20. It should be a good night’s craic and it is an opportunity for all our teams (Mens and Ladies) to interact.

Race Night:
The social committee are holding a Race night on Saturday 21st April in the Shawl pub in South Harrow. We would ask all players to please try and sell as many cards as possible as this will be one of our main fund-raisers for the year. Carol McNicholas will get the cards out to you via e-mail and we would appreciate that you make an effort to sell them.

50th Gala Dinner Dance:
As most of you now know we are having our 50th Gala Ball in the Crown Moran Hotel on Saturday 27th October 2012. We can now confirm that ticket prices are set at £70.00 each which will include a champagne reception, three course meal and table wine. Please note that this is a black tie event. So please if you need to book tickets please get back to me to reserve.

Club membership is now due and is set at £30 for the year. All players please see Brian McBrearty and JP O'Donnell for membership forms.

Charity Cycle:
A number of TCG members are doing a charity bike ride in September 2012 (5th - 9th September) called the Euro City challenge. It’s a four day bike ride from london-Amsterdam-Breda-Brussels covering just over 300 miles in four days. It starts on a Wednesday morning finishing in Brussels on the Saturday and we return to London on the Sunday with euro-star. You can do this bike ride for what ever charity you wish and you will have to raise £1,700.00. However, all your costs for the bike ride are included in this, but also there is an option just to do it without raising money for charity at a cost if £670.00. Also note there is a £149 registration fee. If you are interested, please get in touch with Stephen Mc Loughlin.

Lotto results for 08/03/2012
Jackpot £3,450 Numbers drawn 6-16-19-21, no jackpot winners.
£25 lucky dip winners, Ambrose Gordon, c/o T O’ Connor, Nora x Ross, c/o The Conninghm Arms, Adrian Byrne, c/o TCG, Margaret McGlynn, Shepherds Bush. 
Next draw 15/03/2012 in the clubhouse, Jackpot £3,500

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