Saturday 16 December 2017

Cooley Kickhams GAA Club news

THE Cooley Kickhams club is running a draw in conjunction with September's All Ireland Final.

The top prize is 2 All Ireland tickets plus B&B for 2 in the adjacent Croke Park Hotel. The 2nd prize is an Apple iPod, 3rd prize is a Compaq 15.6" Laptop, 4th prize is a €300 voucher for Nevin Maguire's McNean House, and 5th prize is €300 cash.

Tickets are €5 each or 3 for €10. The draw will take place on Wednesday September 18 and tickets are available throughout the peninsula from committee members, players and supporters.

Lotto: The Cooley Kickhams lotto draw took place in the clubrooms at Monksland on Monday night last. There was a jackpot of €7,800 on offer but this prize was not claimed when no one matched all the four numbers drawn, 15, 17, 24 and 27.

There was one 'match three' winner, Peter Rice, Jenkinstown, who receives the €100 prize. The next draw takes place on Monday September 9 for a jackpot of €8,000.

Club Membership is due for renewal. It is €25 per adult and €15 per student/oap.

The Cooley Kickhams Gym is open from 8.30 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Monday to Friday. The cost is €5 per session, €20 per month or €50 for 3 months.

The Astroturf is available for bookings. Please contact Alo McGrath at 087-9574665.


The Cuchulainn Gaels ladies are holding a Fashion Show and Guest Tea on Saturday 28th September in the Granvue House Hotel, Omeath.

Tickets are €10 each and are on sale from the ladies team. Keep an eye out for more information in the 'Argus' in the coming weeks.

As the schools officially re-open signalling the end of the Summer holidays, Cuchulainn Gaels would like to sincerely thank all those who helped out, supported and cheered on our teams over the Summer months. It truly has been a fantastic Summer of development for the 'Gaels'.


Calor has just announced the launch of its Calor Community Champion 2013 competition. The aim of the competition is to recognise the work being carried out each day by unsung heroes in local communities across the island of Ireland. This all-island initiative is now entering its second year and Calor is looking for your help in the search for the 'Calor Community Champion 2013'.

Calor understands the work carried out each and every day by volunteers in Carlingford and Omeath Parish. They are calling out to communities across the country to make their voices heard, and support the search for local champions. These are volunteers who go above and beyond the call in our parishes, who get things done, and who work tirelessly each day to improve the lives of the people around them.

To recognise this work Calor provide a prize fund of over €10,000. The winner will receive €1,500 and a bursary of €7,500 to give to their nominated charity or local organisation. The two runners-up will each receive €500. Calor will also provide €500 for the person or organisation that nominated them.

Nominations to crown this year's champion volunteer will close at the end of September.

For information and to nominate your local champion please visit and 'like' at or Ph 1850 812450 for application form to be sent by post.


The North Louth Winter League held a 1st aid course in the Mullaghbuoy Community Centre on Saturday last.

It turned out to be a great success and the league committee would like to thank Gay O'Loughlin and his staff for providing such an important service for our league.

The North Louth Winter League will officially kick off on Sunday 15th September when league holders, Lumpers, play Castletown at Lumpers. A full series of matches will take place on Sunday 22nd September.

Two new teams, Rampark Celtic (Dundalk) and Carlingford Youths have entered for the season and these additions have increased the league's representation to eleven.

The full list of teams is; Castletown, Greenfield, Bay United, Rampark Celtic, Edentubber, Lumpers, Faughart Rovers, Annaloughan, Peter Jacks, Carlingford Celtic and Carlingford Youths. There may however be a number of name changes before the league gets underway.

The Argus

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