Naomh Brid club notes.
There was no overall winner of this week’s lotto draw. The jackpot now stands at €6,100. The numbers drawn were 3, 4, 8, 13, 20. The €25 winners were John Patton, Sheila Mullaney, Annette Brogan, Rena O Malley. The next draw will take place in the Country Inn, Laghey on the 12th February.
The Naomh Brid Pettigo Ladies committee and club members are very pleased to say that our race night hosted by the Bay Bush Bar, Ballintra was a great success last Saturday night, 3rd February. In excess of 100 people turned out to enjoy a session of horse racing and craic with family and friends… and a few won some money and prizes too!
With support from across the globe, from Boston to Sydney, we see like the rest of Ulster and the country, Ladies Gaelic Football in the communities of Casherlard, Ballintra, Laghey and Pettigo is increasing in popularity. With now over 60 ladies playing in both the Naomh Brid Pettigo Ladies underage and senior teams the proceeds from our fundraiser will enable the continued and further development of our players.
The night also saw the new underage kit kindly sponsored by Donegal Boston. The committee and the players say a huge thank to Declan Gallagher and Donegal Boston for their generosity towards us. The Naomh Brid Pettigo ladies committee sincerely thank the following people for their generous sponsorship of the races and to the race organiser. Mark Dorrian, Brian Gallagher, William Given -Tiling, John Patton – Joinery, Mahon and Mc Guiness- Carpentry, The Sandhouse Hotel, Kees of Laghey, Eurogrind – Pettigo, EWS Butchers, O Dowd Donnelly Carbin insurance, Tom Greene – Haulage.
The committee also want to thank the bookies Pasty Gallagher, Ann Gallagher, Siobhan Travers, Dominick Mc Cahill and to our local residents and businesses for their kind donations of prizes. Salmon Inn, Crystal Beauty Salon, Ballintra, Nicloe Nails, Bridgetown, Flaming Hair Salon, Karla Johnson, Pettigo, Menie, Danielle and Eva Termon Complex, Pettigo.
Bord na Nog presentations took place Saturday last in the Community Centre, Ballintra, with a good crowd. The club were delighted to welcome Hugh mc Fadden and Paddy mc Grath as our guest’s on the evening. The presentations took place for the underage teams. Congratulations and well done to all teams and managers, committee concerned.