Membership 2016: Membership is now due. There is no increase in the fees for 2016. Forms are available from the club bar and at the academy each Saturday morning. Application forms can also be downloaded from the clubs web site www.fingallians.com To Qualify for priority All Ireland tickets, membership must be paid by the 29th Feb 2016.

Seachtain na Gaeilge events:

Wednesday 2nd March: Grúpa Comhrá. 9pm sa Chlubhouse.

Saturday 5th March: Peil Trí Ghaeilge 7-a-side competition at Somerton, Castleknock GAA.

Wednesday 9th March: Adult Irish Conversation Group, 9pm in the clubhouse.

Saturday 12th March: Fingallians GAA will have an exclusive bilingual guided tour of Swords Castle. This will be part of the Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrations. Time T.B.A.

Sunday 13th March: Scór na bPáistí, GAA Inter-club Irish Cultural talent competition for Primary Students. St. Peregrine's GAA, Blanchardstown. 

Wednesday 16th March: Adult Irish Night, 9pm in the clubhouse. Music, Craic, Gaeilge agus Fáilte.

St Patrick’s Day: Lá Féile Padraig. Parade will depart at 11.30 am We will assemble at Coláiste Choilm from 10.30 Lá mór na nGael back at the clubhouse afterwards.(further info to follow)

Easter Camp: This year’s dates are Monday 21st March to Thursday 24th March. It will be a combined hurling & football camp for boys & girls aged 4 – 13 years. Further info and applications to follow. 

Athletic Update: The Dublin Indoor Championships were held over the last weekends. Congratulations to Ava Keogh who won both the 60M sprit & hurlders and was also part of the replay gold.  #

Camogie: The club had a first over the weekend as our girls played & won their first Minor game. Due to numbers the club has joined with the Setanta club at this level.

Junior & Leaving Cert: Irish conversation group for teenagers will take place on Tuesday 23rd February in the club 8-9pm and will run weekly until the oral exams start in April. Cabhróidh seo go mór leat má tá tú ag déanamh scrúdaithe. This service is free of charge. Further info from Liam-086 3814422

Golf Society: The first outing this year will be on Good Friday (25th March) in Corballis. Our new Captain for 2016 will be Charlie Rogan. Further details on the outing and timetable for the year will follow. 

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.

Poker: As usual this Friday, 26th Feb (last Friday of the month), the club will host Texas Hold’em in the bar from 8.30pm. Entry to all is €10 – it is a fun evening and new players are very welcome.

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: 1, 12, 18, 20 & 22. There were 5 winners each getting €468 – Rose Walsh, Eileen Doyle, Violet Forsyth, Mary Kelly & Lorraine Callinan. The jackpot on Tuesday night will be €2,242.