St. Patrick’s club notes week November 26th

St Patrick’s GAA will hold the 2018 Annual General Meeting in the Clubhouse on Thursday November 29th at 8p.m.


  • Approval of 2017 AGM minutes
  • Secretary’s Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Chairman’s Address
  • Election of 2019 Executive Committee members
  •             Motions

All Nominations for the 2019 Executive Committee and Motions to be put before the AGM must be sent to the undersigned on or before Thursday 8th November 2018 signed by Proposers and Seconders.

Members will be circulated with AGM documentation (including submitted Nominations and Motions) prior to the AGM.

Only Full members who have fully paid their subscription are entitled to attend the AGM.

Only members who fully paid their subscription on or before 31/3/18 will be entitled to vote at the AGM.

Individuals interested in managing adult playing teams for 2019 should submit their name and management team proposals to the Secretary prior to the AGM. Management teams will be appointed by the Executive Committee.

Michael Murphy

Secretary, Naomh Padraig Cill Mhantain CLG


U20 football B championship semi-final.

On Sunday morning we welcomed Rathnew to Dunbur for the Wicklow U20 football B championship semi-final. St. Patricks started well with Jack Dunne opening the scoring with a goal. Both teams upped the intensity of the game and went in at half time level: St. Patricks 1-05 Rathnew 1-05. Rathnew opened the scoring in the second half with St Pats drawing level with a goal from Luca Rampersaud and a free from Jack Dunne. Unfortunately Rathnew held on at the end to win by the narrowest of margins – Full Time: St. Patricks 2-07 Rathnew 2-08. Rathnew go on to play Eire Og Greystones in the final.

Team: Pat Sammon, Ken O’Grady, Rossa Marron, Eli Graham, Robert Moffitt, Cian Reynolds. Hugh Humby, Ronan Murray, Patrick O’Keane, Matt Traynor, Luca Rampersaud, James Byrne, Cian O’Brien,  Jack Kelly, Jack Dunne, ,
Subs: Dylan Byrne, Reese Kelly, Ciaran Byrne, Brian O’Sullivan.

Scorers: Jack Dunne 1-06(5F), Luca Rampersaud 1-00 and |Ronan Murray 0-0.

Management: John Smith, Daragh McEvoy, Dean Healy, Donal Marron and Brian O’Connor

This brings the curtain down on the playing fields for 2018, Thank you to all the players, parents and supporters for an exciting year in the history of St. Patricks.

All in St Patricks wish referee John Keenan and Ciaran Coffey a full recovery from a severe accidental clash of heads at the beginning of the second half when they were attended to by medics and personnel from both clubs.

An excerpt from the Leather Echo: In 1975 St. Patrick’s won a football title that was never won before and may never be won again (Until this year). There was an Under-20 football championship that year and they beat Rathnew in the final in Ashford.

We remember the winners of the first ever U20 championship from 1975

Team: Noel Redmond, Aidan Doyle, Brendan Murphy, Aidan Kearney, Mick Jameson, Kieran Nichols, Shane Cannon, Pat “Whaxer” Byrne, Jimmy Carroll, Liam Byrne, Myles Copeland (Captain), Pat Roche, Peter Duffy, James O’Neill and Eugene O’Neill. Frank Earls (injured)


U9 presentation night
Congratulations to all involved with the U9 who had their presentation night on Friday in the Clubhouse. The Miley Cup was the guest of honour with the Senior Lads helping out with the presentation.

St Patrick’s Juvenile section held their AGM on Thursday 22nd November at 8pm in St Patrick’s GAA Club House. Alan Lawlor opened the meeting. There was a frank and open discussion in respect of all age groups from Nursery to U17’s. The following were returned for ratification at the St Patrick’s AGM: Chairperson: Alan Lawlor, Secretary: Brian Gleeson, Treasurer: Brian Finnegan, Football Officer: Daragh McEvoy, Hurling Officer: Paddy Culleton and Committee Member: Gerry Phelan

Big thank you to Fachtna Whittle Whistlers Bar Wicklow for kindly sponsoring the ladies adult teams a fab 3 course meal in Wicklow Gaol on Saturday night. A great night was had by all to finish off a successful season

Thank You

After the end of a successful season for the senior football team, the players and management would like to take the opportunity to thank their sponsors for their support and generosity during the year.  It was very much appreciated and helped play a part in the team winning both the championship and league cup.  So a big thank you to the following:

– Canice Hanley of Wicklow Tyres who are the main sponsor of the team;

– Aine & Niall of Fitzpatrick’s Bar;

– Willie Doyle of Flannery’s Funeral Homes;

– Tommy Kelly of Tommy Kelly Couriers;

– Niall McCrea of McCrea’s Funeral Home; and

– Eugene Dooley of Dooley Poynton Auctioneers.


Many thanks to our local Gallaghers SuperValu who recently sponsored 150 footballs to the club. We will put them to good use and have been able to give a quantity out to local national schools in the town. Don’t forget to support our sponsors # Supervalu.


Wicklow & District Lions Club Quiz Night

Thank you to all who supported the Wicklow & District Lions Club Quiz Night in Aid of St. Patrick’s GAA Juveniles in The Forge on Wednesday 21st November at 8.30pm.

Please note dates for your diary. Please support your Club, this is your opportunity to have your say in your club.
St Patrick’s Ladies Football AGM on Tuesday 27th November at 7pm in St Patrick’s GAA Club House, Dunbur

All are welcome.


AGM Notice of 2018: St Patrick’s GAA will hold the 2018 Annual General Meeting in the Clubhouse on Thursday November 29th at 8p.m.

All are Welcome


Wicklow GAA Annual County Convention will be held on Monday 10th December at 7pm sharp in County Buildings, Joule Park Aughrim


Garden County Award Night will be held on Saturday 19th January 2019 in The Arklow Bay Hotel.


The GAA National Club Draw tickets are now available from Club Treasurer James Phelan. Please contact James on 087 2284441for tickets.


Please note every Wednesday from November 7th for the next 6 weeks the St. Patrick’s Club Gym is unavailable from 7:45-9:15pm due to the County U15 lads using the gym.


Wicklow GAA Coaching and Games Development have a Foundation Football course coming up this month. The course is open to anyone interested in getting involved in coaching. A coaching qualification is mandatory for anyone who wants to coach in 2019.

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  • Wednesday November 28th, 7.00pm – 10.00pm, Eire Og GAA Club

If you’re interested in attending, get in touch with Garrett Doyle before Thursday 15th November on 083 4357460 or with your name, club, and contact details (mobile number, email address).


Sean Cox fundraiser: Meath football manager Andy McEntee is looking forward to next month’s challenge against Dublin, joking that even a game of marbles between the rival counties would be competitive.

The anticipated sell-out encounter at Navan’s Pairc Tailteann will take place on December 16 with all gate receipts going to the Sean Cox fund. McEntee is a club-mate of former St Peter’s, Dunboyne chairman Cox who suffered serious injuries during an attack before a Champions League game involving Liverpool and Roma last April.


St. Patrick’s Club Gear is available from the Club online shop with O’Neills…/st-patrick-s-gaa.html


Looking for a Christmas Present idea? Why not get a pair of GAA gloves from CCM Safehands with club logo. This is a small enterprise company set up by TY students in CCM Wicklow. Order a pair of gloves from them and you know you will be in ” Safe Hands”



Our indoor bowls continues each Monday in the hall at 8pm all new members welcome. If you require further information please contact 087 260 5156


Thank you to everyone who supports our Club Lotto

Last Monday 19th November Lotto Nos: 1, 3, 13 and 30. Bonus: 17.

No Match 5 Jackpot Winner €10,000

No Match 4 Jackpot Winner €3,000

No Match 3 Winners
This Week’s Match 4 is €3,100.

Next Draw is on Monday 26th November in the Clubhouse.

Thanks to the weekly Club Lotto Sellers who give up their time to help raise funds for the Club. It’s greatly appreciated.
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 from 9pm? Contact your team manager for details.
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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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