St. Patrick’s club notes week April 30th

Thank You

What can we say only a big thank you to everyone who supported us last Friday night especially all our sponsors. A massive crowd turned up and the crack was 90 with Rory’s Stories for the first time in Wicklow. Well done to Robert Hollingsworth and St Patrick’s GAA Wicklow Ladies Committee for organizing an truly memorable evening of fun and laughter.

We would like to take the opportunity to thank all the local businesses who Kindly donated wonderful prizes for our raffle in Rory no particular order

Croke Park Hotel 2 Nights B&B and 1 evening meal plus a tour of Croke Park Stadium and Museum The Croke Park, Liam Keogh 6×6 Rustic Garden Shed to the value of €300, Green Fee for 4 sponsored by Wicklow Golf Club, Dinner for 2 in The Grand Hotel,10 Class Pass to Pure Fitness, 10 Visit Pass to Coral Leisure Wicklow, 1 Month Membership to Uplift Gym Wicklow, 10 Class Pass to Match Fit Fitness, The Lighthouse Restaurant lunch for 2, Chester Beatty’s Inn Voucher, Life Pharmacy Pamper Hamper Armstrong Life Pharmacy, Wicklow Gaol Restaurant Voucher Jailers Rest, Butler’s Pharmacy Hamper Butlers Medical Hall Wicklow Town, Bee Fit 1 Month Membership & water bottle with goodies, Blow Dry SOPHISTICUTS Unisex Hair Salon & Gel nails by Jude Gels by Jude, Tanya Hair Salon Blow Dry, Blow Dry Back 2 My Roots & Glow Beauty Shellac Polish Treatment Glow Beauty Wicklow, Voucher The Mystic Celt, Vase By Byrne’s Gift Shop Byrnes Gifts, Voucher Pretty Paws Dog Grooming Parlour, Bookshop Voucher Malone’s Schoolbooks & Uniforms, Bottle of Wine & Box of Chocolates by Centra Rathnew, Derek Dunne’s Butcher’s Meal Deal Voucher & a bottle of wine, Dave’s Coffee Shop Voucher, Bottle of red wine Next Door Wicklow, Set of Champagne Glasses Sponsored by Peggy King, Two Tickets to The National League Div 3 & 4 Finals featuring Wicklow Ladies Sponsored by Mick O’Rourke, The Nail Room Shellac Voucher Sponsor by Karen Kavanagh, The Shoe Box Voucher, Voucher from Cullen’s Quality Butchers, Flashpoint Medical Systems, Fitzpatrick’s Bar, Wicklow Office Supplies for a Hp printer, Tir na nOg Beauty Salon.

Please Shop local and support all of our local businesses who helped with our fundraiser. #shoplocal

Best of luck to Stephen McNulty and his team Dave Fitzgerald, Donal Marron, Damien O’Brien and Henry Leonard who got appointed for the Division 2 National League Final Cavan v Tipperary on Sunday 6th May in Parnell Park, Dublin.

All in St Patricks send best wishes to all involved with Wicklow Ladies in their quest for a National Title in the Lidl NFL Division 4 final against Louth especially our own Niamh McGettigan Rose Fagan, Clodagh Fox and Mick Kavanagh on Monday, 7th May at 2pm in Birr, County Offaly.

We should all get and support our County Ladies in the National Final. The team certainly deserve it.

Congratulations to our U17 Footballers who travelled to Bray on Monday in their Division 2 league game against the local side. In an entertaining game of football the lads converted their goal scoring opportunities to go in ahead at half time with the score of Bray Emmets 0-06 St Patrick’s 3-03. In the second half playing towards the dressing room goal the lads upped their intensity and playing some delightful football and supporting each other they ran out deserving winners on a final scoreline of Bray Emmets 2-08 St Patrick’s 8-05.
Team: Pat Sammon, Caolan Mooney, Frankie Reynolds, Liam Connolly, Ken O’Grady, Jack Colaluca, Callum Kelly, Dylan Byrne, Dylan Kavanagh, Cian O’Brien, Ruairi Geraghty, Jack Meaney, Jack Fox, Matt Ryan.

SUBS: Aaron Byrne, Luke Kelly, Mark Evans, Marc O’Brien.
SCORERS: Jack Fox 2-03(1F) Jack Meaney 2-00, Marc O’Brien 1-01, Ruairi Geraghty 1-00, Cian O’Brien 1-00, Matt Ryan 1-00, Dylan Kavanagh0-01

Congratulations to our senior player Saoirse O’Reilly who represented Ireland in the U18 Rugby Europe Women’s Championship 2018 where they reached the the semi-finals , losing to France. The girls picked themselves up in the play-off against Italy and finished 3rd in Europe.

Congratulations to our very own senior player Stephen Duffy on making the junior Leinster panel to play Connaught at the weekend.

Congratulations to our own Lucy Dunne who captained the U16 Ladies in the U16’s Leinster semi-final against Westmeath in Mullingar, Westmeath. Full time score: Westmeath 1-15. Wicklow 10-2.

Congratulations to all involved with our Division 3 Under 14 girls who took on Blessington in Dunbur Park on Tuesday evening. Full time score: St Pats 4-09 Blessington 1-07

Well done to all involved with the Division 2 Under 14 girls who welcomed St. Nicholas on Tuesday evening to Saunders Lane, Rathnew. Full Time score: St Pats 3-10 St Nicholas 3-04

Sincere thanks and appreciation to Rathnew GAA club and Chairman Laurence Ellis for allowing us the use of their new Saunders Lane pitch to play the game.

Well done to Brian McSorley and the U16’s Ladies on a great win over neighbours AGB 2-05 St. Pats 4-13 in Pearse Park, Arklow on Thursday evening having lead at Half time 2:05 to 1:04.

We had two entertaining club hurling games in Dunbur during the week. First up the Junior hurlers welcomed Kiltegan to Dunbur on Wednesday but were on the wrong side of the full time score in an entertaining game: St Patrick’s 4-11 Kiltegan 6-09.
On Saturday it was our Senior hurlers who welcomed Carnew to Dunbur in the Senior Hurling League but were unlucky to finish on a final scoreline: St Patrick’s 1-13 Emmet Carn An Bhua 0-23

On Wednesday our U11 hurlers travelled to Glenealy in Division 1 and Avondale in Division 2. A good night for our U11 hurlers where we came away with two wins beating Avondale and Glenealy. Well done to all the boys.

Well done to our U13 football blue team who played host to Eire Og on Monday night in Dunbur. We started well and finished with a solid win. U13 Football Division 1: 2 St Patrick’s 10-14 Eiré Óg Greystones 1-02

On Sunday 22nd April our U13 football white team continued their winning start to the season with an exciting 3-10 to 5-2 victory over AGB on a sunny evening in Dunbur. St Pats trailed by 5 points at half time but showed great team spirit and determination to come from behind for a fantastic win. Both teams deserve great credit for putting on a hugely entertaining show. Well done to all the Pats boys for a great team performance – keep up the good work lads!

Congratulations to Kayden Connolly Walker and Aidan Dewar being crowned U7 hurlers of the week.

The sun was shining in Dunbur on Saturday as our U7 footballers were put through their paces! In the spotlight this week were our two players Of The week were Callum Dunne and Daire Mitchell.

Meet & Greet your County Senior Football & Hurling Teams who are having an open night on Friday 4th may 6.30pm to 8pm in Ballinakill.

Club members who have not yet been to our Centre of Excellence can come and look at our fantastic facilities.

As Christy Ring & Leinster Football Championship is the following week we would really like to see all clubs attend. Our County players have been putting in a huge effort and they would like to see all the young players in the County.

All Club Golfers note a date for your dairy: The annual St Patrick’s GAA Golf Classic is booked for 16th June in Wicklow Golf Club.

Upcoming Club Fixtures in Dunbur:

Mon 30th April Senior Football League Division 1: St Patricks v Kiltegan 7-15pm

Mon 30th April U.17 Hurling League. Glen/Pats v Michael Dwyers in Glenealy at 7-15pm

Tue 1st May Ladies U12 St Patricks v St Nicholas at 7-15pm

Fri 4th May Senior Football League Division 1: Rathnew v St Patricks at 7-15pm in Merrymeeting, Rathnew

Our development committee now have the Greenhill Road Playing Pitches Planning Application drawings on view for all members in the Clubhouse. Committee members will be available on Saturday mornings to discuss the application. All members are welcome to view the club’s future!

St Patrick’s GAA Club Memberships are now due and can be paid on Saturdays from 10.30am until 13.30pm in the Clubhouse Dunbur with the club tuck shop and Club Shop both open.
All members new and old welcome

Rates :

Adult player €120

3rd level student €90 , with your current student card

Apprentice €90

Mentor – non playing adult €70

Family membership (A) €190 (includes national and secondary school children)

Family membership (B) €260 (includes above and also 3rd.level students)

Juvenile up to and including under 10 boys and girls €50

Juvenile from under 11 to under 18 boys and girls €80

Our “Little Warriors” will continue on Saturdays at 10am for Boys and Girls age 4-6. Fun games, getting to meet new friends and learning new skills, are what our nursery is all about. We look forward to welcoming those back from last year and meeting our new recruits!
Thanks to Gallagher’s Super Valu for their continued sponsorship of our club nursery.

U7 (Born 2011/2012) Hurling continues on Tuesdays at 6.45pm to 7.45pm in the Hall, Dunbur. Coaches are Tomás Morrissey, Willie Carey, John Joe Mc Coy, and Alan Lawlor. Contact Tomás on 086 1933796 or Willie on 083 8570491. New players are welcome.

Our U7 boys (2011 and 2012) football continues on Saturday’s in Dunbur from 11-12. New players are welcome. Contact Tomás on 086 1933796 or Willie on 083 8570491.

Ladies Gaelic Football continues on Saturday’s.

U12’s-10:00am-11:15 Coach Rob Greene 0861676270

U8’s- 11:00am-12:00 Coach Brian McSorley 0862996799

U10’s- 11:00am-12:00 Coach Mark Donohoe 0868527767

All new members welcome

Camogie @ St. Pats for All Girls born in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011at St. Patrick’s GAA Club, Dunbur Road in the club hall on Thursday’s at 6-35pm to 7-45pm.

Contacts: Margaret Leonard 087 782 7881or Jason Carey 086 897 4898


Kellogg’s GAA Cul Camp details out this week.

Coach Application form for the 2018 Cúl Camps now available. The closing date for applications is Friday May 4th. Applicants must be over 18 before the Camps begin on July 2nd.

Applications can be posted to Garrett Doyle, Wicklow GAA Cúl Camp Coordinator, Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence, Ballinakill, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow

or emailed to or on 0834357460

DARKNESS INTO LIGHT – Pieta House’s flagship fundraising awareness event – celebrates its tenth year this May in over 170 venues in Ireland and across the world. The event is being supported again this year by Electric Ireland. Darkness Into Light began in 2009 when 400 people came together in Dublin’s Phoenix Park to raise awareness about suicide and self-harm. From these humble beginnings, Darkness Into Light has blossomed into a global movement against suicide and self-harm, with over 200,000 expected to take part on Saturday, May 12th this year. This unique event begins at 4.15am as participants walk 5km routes around the world and finish as the dawn is breaking, journeying together from Darkness Into Light.

Register now at!.

Thank you to everyone who supports our Club Lotto

St Patrick’s GAA Club Lotto results Monday 23rd April 2018

We had no Winners for our Match 5 Jackpot of €10,000.00
Congratulations to our Winner of the Match 4 Jackpot of €5,700. Faye Hipwell c/o Damien O’Brien
We had two Match 3 winners: Jean Doyle c/o Carmel Earls and Carmel Earls
Don’t forget to buy your ticket this week. If you are not in you cannot win!
Winning numbers: 1, 5, 15 and 28. The bonus number was 6.

Thanks to the weekly Club Lotto Sellers who give up their time to help raise funds for the Club. It’s greatly appreciated. The next draw is on Monday 30th April in the Clubhouse. Make sure you buy a ticket each week and you could be the winner of our Match 4 prize €1,500 or Match 5 €10,000 jackpot!

As part of club development and potential additional playing facilities, we are requesting that each age group team support the lotto selling rota by providing a team of 4 on their designated Saturday. Are any of you available to sell in the pubs on Saturday nights from9pm? Contact your team manager for details.

Now available online

Our sincere condolences to the family of Charlie Melia of Arklow and Ballyguile Mor, Wicklow who passed away suddenly on Friday 20th April 2018. Predeceased by his father Charley. Remembered with love by his partner Helena, mother Catherine, sisters Shauna and Mairead and their spouses Pat and Alan. Adored uncle of Fionn, Sahar, Lily, Sam, Tia and Shay; he will be sadly missed by his extended family and friends.

“I’ll keep watch”     Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam

Our sincere condolences to the family of Michael (Mac) Hanlon of Glenview Road in Wicklow Town who passed away 27th April 2018 peacefully at St Vincent’s University Hospital. Deeply regretted by his cousins, extended family and friends.

Mac will repose at Flannery’s Funeral Home, Bachelors Walk, in Wicklow Town from 6 until 8pm on Monday. Funeral arriving to his home at Glenview Road on Tuesday morning at 9.30am and then proceeding at walking pace via Market Square to St Patrick’s Church, arriving at 9.50am for Funeral Mass at 10am followed by interment in Rathnew Cemetery.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam

Please send any information for club notes to before 9pm on Sunday evenings. You can contact St Pats at Facebook St Patrick’s GAA Club Wicklow Town or Twitter @StPatsGAAWick

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