Mid Season Coaching: Mid term Coaching will take place on Thursday & Friday, 18th and 19th of February. Each age group from U10 to U16 will get a designated hour each day (covering boy & girls football, Camogie & Hurling). The cost per kid will be €3. In addition to the team managers the club will have GPO’s Peter Browne & David Galway as well as Shane Howard & Nicola Fitzgerald. Please contact your team manager for the timetable as the day will run from 9am to 4.15pm.

General Election 2016: The Election campaign now underway and doors already being knocked on. Members are reminded, that from the Club’s perspective the key question that should be asked of TD’s and hopefuls, arriving on doorsteps should be around the continuing provision of playing facilities and what commitments and support they are prepared to offer.
A specific question for canvassers could be; “Fingallian’s is the biggest sports club in this area and are struggling to provide pitches for our increasing membership. What can you DO for us?”

Féile Fundraiser: U14 Boy’s Quiz Night – This Friday 19th Feb at 8.30pm. Tables of 4/5 persons €50.

Dublin U21 Squads: Congratulations to the three players who made the Squads. Oisin Lynch & Cillian Power (U21 Football) and Seán Hickey (U21 Hurling)

Athletic Update & New 60M Record: Congratulations to Sarah Murray representing DCU who won gold at the University Games in Athlone. She also achieved a personal best and a new university record in a time of 7.46 seconds.  

Primetime – RTÉ: Tune in this Tuesday evening (16th) at 9.35pm. The program will focus on Swords & the Castle. There will also be footage from the club. It is part of ‘different Ireland reports’. It will also include an interview with Paul Flynn.

Comórtas Ealaíona / Art Competition: The Fingallians Primary School Art competition will be held again this year. Prizes will be awarded to winners of 3rd / 4th class and 5th / 6th class groups. Winners will be selected during Seachtain na Gaeilge by a celebrity judge. Max size will be A3. Entries must be received by the club by 1st March. Entries will be on display during Seachtain na Gaeilge, 1-17th March. The theme this year is: Éirí Amach na Cásca, 1916. Tuilleadh eolais ó liamoculbaird@gmail.com

Blood Donor Clinic: The bloodbank will be in the club on Wed 17th and Thurs 18th Feb from 3 – 5pm and 7 – 9pm. They will also attend on Sunday 21st Feb from 12.30pm to 4pm. For further information please go to www.giveblood.ie

Responders: They will hold a public information meeting on February 23rd 2016 in the Old School House bar at 7.30pm where we will have speakers from CFR Ireland and the National Ambulance Service. We are asking club members to support this important addition to the community and help raise the profile of the group to the wider community. For more information please see their Facebook page 'Swords Community First Responders', or see www.cfrireland.ie  and www.hse.ie/firstresponderschemes.

Appreciation Evening: The club will again host an appreciation evening in the Club bar on (Wed) 24/02/2016 at 3.30pm for the school teachers of our associated schools in Swords.

Lotto: Last week’s numbers were: 09, 18, 21, 27 & 34. There were 2 winners Marie Reilly & Fiona McGee. The jackpot on Tuesday night will be €2,336.

Best Wishes: Get well soon to Steve Petherbridge who is recovering in hospital in London after major surgery.

Fingallians extends deepest sympathy to the family of Eddie Burke on the death of his sister & the family of Paul Maguire on the death of his father. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hAnam dilís.