St. Patrick’s club notes week January 28th

Congratulations to Dean Healy, Stephen Duffy Club and all involved with the County Senior Footballers who got their League campaign off to a winning start with a one point victory in Dungarvan having trailed at half-time Waterford 0-07 Wicklow 0-01. An explosive second half performance saw Wicklow edge out their hosts with the Full time score: Waterford 0-09 Wicklow 1-07.


Congratulations to all involved with the County Senior Hurlers who made the trip to Birmingham on Saturday, and came with a well deserved victory. Full time score: Warwickshire 0-11 Wicklow 2-20


Congratulations to senior player Sinead McGettigan who will captain the County Minor team this year.


St Patrick’s GAA Club Annual Dinner Dance will be held on Saturday 9th March at 8pm in the Arklow Bay Hotel. Reserve the date now. More details to follow.

Are you dinner dance ready?  Get your St Patrick’s tie now limited stock only €20  Contact treasurer James Phelan +353 (87) 228 4441


New Wicklow GAA Under 13 GCA Football Rising Stars Under 13 Talent Identification Program being launched in February. This program is open to all players born in 2006. More details to follow in the coming weeks.


We are looking for photos of former camogie teams and players to recreate the camogie wall in the clubhouse. If you have old photos please send them to the St. Patrick’s GAA club FaceBook page or email to

Your club needs you. As you are all aware the success of our ladies section in the club is forever growing and we are always looking for help . If anyone can help in any way with ladies teams this year but in particular with our U16 ladies please contact ladies secretary Siobhan Hollingsworth 0872556356

Have u got any size bottle of persil, well go take a photo of  the Persil bottle with your club gear and send to Bill Hill and win your club a set of jerseys, nominate your team on Bill Hill pages or send them to the St. Patrick’s GAA club FaceBook page or email to


Provisional round 1 League Senior Football St Patrick’s v Baltinglass, Subject to change on Friday 15th February at 15:00 in St Patrick’s GAA Dunbur Park, Wicklow.


Best of luck to all involved with our County Teams in round two of League fixtures on Sunday February 3rd.
Wicklow GAA are proud to call all Football, Hurling and Camogie Stars Of Tomorrow, this Sunday 3rd February to play on the County pitch at half time in Aughrim, weather permitting. Remember to make sure your little star brings their football or sliotar/hurl/helmet/gum shield. No parents on the pitch, fully supervised.
Allianz Football League Div 4: Wicklow v Leitrim, Aughrim, 2.30pm.
Allianz Hurling League Div 2B: Wicklow v Down, Aughrim, 12.30pm


It is that time of year again when membership is due. Please pay your membership and get your 2019 car sticker – 2019 Membership car sticker – Co.Senior Football champions 2018.


Places still available on this weeks code of ethics course in N/E Wicklow on Wednesday 30th January in Kilcoole GAA at 7pm
To register, follow the link below –


Inclusion Training by Wicklow Local Sports Partnership  on  Sun, 10 February 2019 at 10:00 – 16:00 GMT in  An Tóchar GAA, Roundwood, Wicklow

more detail:


Become a GAA Referee our Games need You. New referees required to service our games in both Juvenile & Adult for 2019. All Clubs are required to identify suitable candidates who are willing to contribute to Wicklow GAA. We need to be self sufficient to cater for all games in Hurling & Football. Let’s not be in a position where we have to call off games because we have no referees. Let’s take ACTION now. This course runs for three nights Tuesday 5th February at 7.30pm Tuesday 12th February and Tuesday 26th February in Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence at 7.30pm to book you places please contact Hugh Kenny 087 2718537 or Paul Wilson 087 2551404


Please note gym unavailable every Wednesday night from 6-9pm due to county hurling and football training and Tuesday evenings 7pm – 8-15pm – Under 17/18 County squad in GYM too  Supervised by Owen Doyle – Wicklow Hurling officier.


Support your club buy a ticket Calling all Club Mentors and Supporters – €10 National GAA Draw tickets are now available from the following contacts –
Gary Duffy (Football)
Siobhan Delahunt (Ladies Football)
John O’Brien (Hurling)
Margaret Leonard (Camoige)
Alan Lawlor (Juvenile).
100% of the sale proceeds go to the club so this is a great opportunity to kickstart the fundraising for your team in 2019 or Contact treasurer James Phelan +353 (87) 228 4441


The 2018 County Year Book with our own Dean Healy on the cover are now available €10 Please contact PRO John Smith 086 813 0477 or contact Club Secretary Mick Murphy at to get your copy.

St Patrick’s GAA club hats are now available in Fitzpatrick’s Bar Wicklow for only €10

St Patrick’s GAA incoming committee 2019:

Chairman John Gill, Vice Chairperson Tara Gorman, Secretary Michael Murphy, Treasurer James Phelan, Registrar Eddie Leonard, Adult Football Gary Duffy, Juvenile section Alan Lawlor, Camogie Margaret Leonard, Children’s Officer Carmel Earls and Pro John Smith

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


St Patrick’s Juvenile Committee 2019: Chairperson: Alan Lawlor, Secretary: Brian Gleeson, Treasurer: Brian Finnegan, Football Officer: Daragh McEvoy, Hurling Officer: Paddy Culleton and Committee Member: Gerry Phelan


St Patrick’s Ladies Committee 2019: Chairperson Siobhan Delahunt, Vice Chairperson Robert Hollingsworth, Secretary Siobhan Marah, Treasurer Lee Watters, Registrar Sarah Delahunt, PRO Patrice Evans and Aimi Healy, Players Representative Niamh McGettigan, Committee members Aine Fitzpatrick, Denise Cahill, Emma Czwalina , Ciara Ffrench , Leona Franey, Lorraine O’Reilly


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


Thank you to everyone who supports our Club Lotto

Last Monday Monday 21st January 2019 Lotto Nos: 10, 19, 27 and 29 and bonus number 12.

No Match 5 Jackpot Winner €10,000

No Match 4 Jackpot Winner €3,700

One Match 3 Winner: Aine Esmonde c/o Fitzpatrick’s
This Week’s Match 4 is €3,800.

Next Draw is on Monday 28th January 2019 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.
Now available online:


Our sincere condolences to the family of Ann Byrne (née Kinsella) Seafield and late of Castle Street, Wicklow Town, Wicklow who passed away 26th January 2019 in the care of St Colman’s Hospital, Rathdrum. Predeceased by her beloved parents Captain William and Marie Kinsella and her siblings John and Kathryn. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Sean, children Emma, Jenifer, Ruth, Ian and Colm and by her adored grandchildren James, Evan, Caia, Millie, Bella, Feidhlim, Phoebe and Finn, sons-in-law and daughter-in-law, sister Stephanie, brother-in-law, uncles, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis


Ann will repose at Flannery’s Funeral Home, Batchelor’s Walk, Wicklow Town on Tuesday 29th January from 6pm until 8pm.

Funeral arriving to the family home at Seafield on Wednesday morning at 9.15am and then proceeding at walking pace via Seaview Road and Castle Street arriving to St Patrick’s Church at 9.50am for 10am Funeral Mass followed by interment in Rathnew Cemetery.

House Private.

The family would like to thank the staff of St Colman’s Hospital, Rathdrum especially in Lavender Vale for the care and attention given to Ann.

Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to the Lavender Vale Unit at St Colman’s, Rathdrum can be made at the Funeral Home and Church.

Ann’s funeral Mass can be viewed on the Church webcam on


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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