Kinsale GAA

Founded 1886

Co. Cork

Club News Update

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Club News Update:

Important Messages from our Underage Chairperson – Ger Webb – Please read:

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Dear Friends and Members,

You may be aware that we are holding our Annual Golf Classic on Friday, May 24th at Kinsale Golf Club. All monies raised will be directed towards the underage section of the club (Girls & Boys) - which is where the majority of our members and volunteers dedicate their time ; to the youth and future of Kinsale GAA.

This is an appeal to everyone to strongly encourage any businesses/companies you are involved with to please sponsor a Tee Box for €50. Or indeed to enter a team on the day. Fundraisers are crucial to the future development and indeed the current maintenance and running of our club – along with Grants that can be applied for, they are one of our biggest opportunities to raise much needed income for the club.

This GAA club cannot fulfill it’s potential without EVERYONE getting behind it. The GAA Club is open to everyone in the community and also to develop and enhance your childrens lives through sport.

Now is the time to show your conviction and commitment by pledging financial support for our Golf Classic Fundraiser please.

Kind regards,

Gerard Webb – 086/2410916

Cathaoirleach – Underage Boys Club.

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A Chairde,

The South Union Point-to-Point will take place again this year over the bank holiday weekend.

We have managed to secure a donation of €1,000 for Kinsale GAA if we can ALL help for just a few hours over the Saturday and Sunday. Our purpose will be to steward entry points, collect entry fees and direct traffic. This is a fun and family orientated Event with free pony rides and bouncing castles for kids along with great racing and crack for adults.

Anyone that helps will gain Free entry for their family over the two days.

First Race on Saturday at 5 – Stewards required from 1.30pm – 7.30pm.

First race Sunday at 3pm – Stewards required from 12.30pm – 7.30pm.

Again, if we have enough volunteers each person will only have to give 3 hours.

Please contact me with your available hours – looking forward to hearing from you.

Kind regards,

Gerard Webb – 086/2410916

Cathaoirleach – Underage Boys Club.

Kinsale GAA Clubhouse & Grounds is in need of some TLC!!

Tidy up, Lick of paint, Clean up

We are looking for lots volunteers to come along and help out with some easy jobs at Bandon Road; a general tidy and clean-up of the clubhouse & grounds before the busiest time of the Season kicks off and to have our club looking its best for the visiting Co. Meath Féile Team and their families being hosted by our club in June. (if people could bring their own equipment/gloves etc to do the jobs that would be fantastic!)

The fun begins at 10am on Saturday, 11th May, in Bandon Road (whatever time people can give would be hugely appreciated –thank you).

Make it a family adventure – Parents, Kids, Teenagers, Grannies, Grandads, Aunties, Uncles, Cousins, Friends - there’s a small job for everyone!!!! (**Note: All children must be supervised by their parents)

Please Please make some time to TLC your club this Saturday!

If you need more information please contact Laurence Murphy on 087-9056737

Pop Up Shop – Selling Hurleys and Helmets:

We will run a shop on Sunday morning, 12th May at the Club Grounds on Bandon Road from 10.30am to 12.15pm. There will be Hurleys and Helments available to purchase. See attached poster with prices.

If possible if people could please bring the exact monies – as there may not be a lot of ‘change’ available.

Thanks you.

Darkness into Light, Kinsale:

IMPORTANT MESSAGE – See Poster attached

Hi Everyone, the Darkness into Light organisers are badly in need of Stewards for their walk this coming Friday night/Saturday morning @ 4am. If anyone can help please message me at 0879056737.

Cheers

Laurence Murphy

Kinsale Gaa

PLEASE HELP OUT IF YOU CAN.

Féile na nGaol – Being hosted in Cork this year:

Féile is being hosted in Cork this year and so Under 14 Boys Teams from all over the country will descend on the “Real Capital” to take part :-):-)!! Each club in Cork hosts a travelling team and so Dunderry GAA from Co. Meath will be hosted by Kinsale GAA and Club families will welcome the players, coaches and mentors into their homes during the weekend of June 7th to 9th.

The club are hoping to organise some gear for the Kinsale Players and “a welcome to Kinsale reception” and perhaps make a presentation to the Dunderry players as a memento of their trip to Kinsale for Féile.

A fundraising coffee morning will take place in the Temperance Hall on Saturday, May 18th, at 10am to 12.30pm. Your support would be much appreciated! ☕️🍩🍪🧁🍰☕️

CORK LADIES FOOTBALL SUMMER CAMP

CO-ORDINATED AND RUN BY THE LGFA AND COACHED BY CORK SENIOR & MINOR LADIES FOOTBALLERS

Kinsale GAA Club are delighted and honoured to make our facilities available to the LGFA for this fantastic Camp in July. This is a great opportunity for all girls under 6 (born 2013) up to under 16 (born 2003) to be immersed in Football and learn from the best over the 4 day duration of the camp.

Dates: 22nd to 25th July 2019

Time: 10am to 2pm every day

Prices:

1 Child €50

2 Children €90

3 Children €125

CAMP FEE IS PAID (CASH OR CHEQUE ONLY) ON THE FIRST DAY – BUT AN ON-LINE APPLICATION FORM MUST BE COMPLETED BEFOREHAND.

The Application form is available at the following link:

www.surveymonkey.com/r/corklgfacamps2019

OR on Cork LGFA Website

Twitter Page @corklgfacamps

For further information please contact Orlagh Farmer, Camp Co-ordinator on 086-3509870

See Poster attached for more details.

Weekly Lotto:

The Lotto Jackpot Numbers for last Wednesday night's draw (8th) were: 17, 24, 27

Jackpot = €1,500

No Winner

Consolation Prize Winners;

€50: The O'Sullivan Gang

€30: David Scannell

€20: P.A.B.F.

The Jackpot for Wed. 15-May-2019 is €1,600

Cul Camp – Kinsale – NOW FULL (Completely booked out):

Incredibly our Summer Cul Camp being held in August 2019 is completely BOOKED OUT and unfortunately no more registrations can be taken – thank you.

National Summer Cul Camp - Kinsale

Dates: 12th to 16th August

Times: 10am to 2pm daily.

Venue: Bandon Road Pitch & Sáile.

Child Safeguarding Course being run by Camogie Association:

Hi to everybody,

The next Child Safeguarding Information Seminar takes place on 18 May 2019 in Croke Park from 10.30 am to 4.30pm and in line with previous seminars we have a varied list of topics that we people have asked us to develop and discuss along with updates on current safeguarding matters.

Amongst some of the topics agreed for discussion at the Seminar are:

• Suicide Awareness- Information on suicide awareness and prevention training, plus local resources and a discussion on introducing a training programme for Gaelic Games personnel will all be covered.

• New Child Safeguarding Statement 2019 - following consultations with the Child Safeguarding Statement Compliance Unit the new updated joint Child Safeguarding Statement 2019-2021 will be launched at our seminar. This new statement, and an accompanying risk assessment document, will be issued in template format which will allow for the individual requirements of each club and county and will act as a guidance for all clubs in agreeing their own final statements

• Restorative Practice - Clubs and County Boards alike have all experienced the frustrations of taking disciplinary actions and the subsequent fall out that may occur at times in the Club/County. Restorative Practice offers an alternative dispute resolution intervention that has proven to be most successful on many occasions and will discuss findings and outcomes in relation to the benefits of using restorative practice when working with children and young people in our Associations

• Social Media Policy and Guidelines -The recently launched GAA Social Media Policy and Guidelines contain updated guidance and vital information on implementing best practice in the use of social media in our Associations.

The seminar will also enable us update you on the progress we have made on our on-line child safeguarding training programme, developments with the Gender Diversity working group, clarification on the future delivery of the Gaelic Games Child Safeguarding Training Workshops by our own Tutors in 2019 and information on a proposed Sport Ireland audit of Clubs in 2019.

As previously advertised we are inviting the County Children's Officers from each of our Gaelic Games Associations and our Safeguarding Tutors to this seminar. Please make every effort to attend . Next week we will issue you with an email in order to reserve your booking for the seminar.

Many thanks

Roberta

Roberta Farrell

National Children’s Officer

An Cumann Camógaíochta

The Camogie Association

Email: roberta.farrell@camogie.ie

Tel: 086-7502988

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