Craft & Trade Fair a great success

Congratulations to Deirdre McElearney and her team on the success of Sunday's Craft & Trade Fair. Thanks also to the many volunteers who helped to make it happen from putting down or taking up of carpet to stewards and those baked for or who manned the tea and coffee stand.


A note of thanks 

We would like to thank Ashbourne Golf Club for the courtesy of offering the course to our players last Friday in recognition of our Senior Football Final appearance.



Senior Final Sponsorship


Many thanks to all of the following who sponsored our senior football team in last Sunday’s Senior Championship Final. These companies and individuals contributed to the Senior Final Fund which was used for the bunting and flags in the village and also provided gear for the lads for the final. First of all many thanks to our main sponsor Tadg Riordan Motors  who sponsored bags, Polo shirts and  jerseys for the panel.

Other sponsors include Pat Monaghan Transport, Comfort Air Conditioning Limited, Joe Broderick Construction, McCarney Financial Services., John Ryan Auctioneering, Newbarn Farm, Laurence Skelly, Europower DC Limited, Natural Stone Yard, Moira Carey, Ashbourne Farm Services,  Bullstown Motors, Gerry Delaney Contract Cleaning, Frank Field, HSM Ashbourne, Diamonds Beauty Saloon, John Newman Motors, Andercrest Limited (James Heavey), Cosi Homes (Derchl Group), Claremount Filling Station,  Tormey Lee Auctioneers, AIB Bank, Paddy Power, Freda Flowers, Body Beautiful, Conway Chemist, Jennys, R & J Meats, Liberty Interiors, The Grafton Barber, Mc Alinden  and Gallagher Solicitors, McD’s, The Residents Hotel,  Murtagh’s Topline, The Deli Store, Digital Security (Christy Brown), Plaza Leisure, Banbury’s Bookmakers, McGeever’s Menswear, C & G Stores, The Old Candy Store, Michael Ryan Undertakers, Rath Service Station, Dunnes Stores, Fifty Fifty, N2 Electrical, Cover Up, Ashbourne House Hotel, Donaghmore Ashbourne Golf Society, Shackletons Milling Ltd, Baldara Stores, Urban Street Catering, Theraurus Software, Xpress Dry Cleaners, John Craddock Limited, Headcases, Ashbourne Dental Clinic, Travel Bookers, Pillo Hotel, Kellys Bar, Noel & Olive Finn, Ashbourne High Street, Equipet, Ashbourne Vetinary Clinic, Bank of Ireland, Supervalu Ashbourne, Tallon Solicitors, Victoria’s Beauty Saloon, Best Chinese, The Dragon Palace, Relax, Ashbourne Insurance Services, Nolan’s Pharmacy, Remo’s Pizza, Denis Fox, The Barber Shop, St. Declan’s Credit Union, La Bucca, Molly’s Bar, Amber Windows,  Rybo Partnership, Industrial and Protective Coatings Limited, Punchline Developments c/o Eugene Kennedy, Conaty's, MCM Spirits, Counterpoint, Tennants Ireland,Rory Maguire Painter and Decorator, Moira Carey. 

Many thanks to all of the above and we ask all our members to support the above businesses whenever possible.

  We are updating this list on an ongoing basis.


Thanks to all who helped last week

Hard luck to our seniors who did not manage to take home the Keegan Cup on Sunday. However we are very proud of the team and the support from our members on the day. Many thanks to all who helped get the club ready for Sunday and indeed the village for the week of the final. Thanks also to the schools who also showed their colours last week. Hopefully we will make the breakthrough next year. 



Nicola Molloy receives her lotto cheque

Congratulations to Nicola Molloy who collected her €12,000 on Sunday Night. Nicola is  pictured with her niece Kayla and other  family  members as she receives  her cheque from Mark Byrne and Michael Doherty, adult football committee who sold the winning tickets.


12000 Cheque Presenatation Nicola MolloyNicola Molloy receives her €12,000 cheque 





Adult Football Positions Available

The Adult football committee have openings for the following poistions:

Under 21 Management  2014 (This competition will be starting after the  Senior Football championship)

Junior Football Management 2015

Anyone who would like to apply for these  positions should contact  Jackie at the reception.

Closing Date for Under 21 Position - Wednesday 8th October

Closing Date for Junior Position  - Friday 24th October


Message from Ashbourne Lions Club - Table Quiz

As you may already know, the annual “Ashbourne and District Lions Club” Quiz Night is on again in the GAA Club on Friday November 7th  This annual Quiz night is always a great event and last year attracted 25 tables (with 4 people per table). The Entrance Fee is €10 per Head and you can pay at the Door. It always proves to be a great nights fun and craic. 100% of all funds raised go to support numerous local charities particularly the “Winter Fuel appeal” at this time of the year where the Lions Club deliver much needed winter fuel in the local area before Christmas.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.




Save the Date - Club AGM

The Donaghmore Ashbpourne AGM will take place on Wednesday 26th November. Further details to follow.


National Internship Scheme

Donaghmore Ashbourne GAA club are offering an Administrative Assistant internship position under the JobBridge programme. Information can be found by going to Click on "search for an internship" and put Donaghmore into the "keyword search".


Club Coaching Opportunity

Donaghmore Ashbourne GAA club in conjunction with Meath Coaching & Games are in a position to offer 2 roles for coaches in the primary schools in the Ashbourne area. These are paid positions and will be for an 8 week period before Christmas and a further 8 week period after Christmas. The successful candidates will be expected to plan, co-ordinate and implement coaching activities, with an agreed plan with principals, within the primary schools. Access to transport would be desirable. Closing date for receipt of applications to Jackie at Reception is 5pm on Wednesday 24th September or my email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on the same date & time. 



 Eyes down for Bingo every Thursday night at 8pm. Over €1000 in cash prizes.Current jackpot is at €1000. 













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BINGO every Thurs
8.00pm - All welcome!

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