Death of John Mc Ginley

It is with regret that we announce the untimely death of John Mc Ginley father of Patricia Carton and grandfather of Conor, Stephen and Aisling. Many of our club members will recall John (and his dog) spending hours and hours working on the flower beds at the rear of the club house leading to pitch 2 and 3 in recent years. John (formerly of Clancy Rd., Finglas) predeceased by his loving wife, Rebecca and his dear sister Maureen. Much loved and very sadly missed by his five children, Tommy, John, Robbie, David and Patricia, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers Pat and Peter, sister Marie, relatives, friends and past colleagues.John is being waked at his home in Rath Lodge, Ashbourne, Friday evening from 4pm to 8pm. Removal on Saturday morning (Oct 18th) to The Church Of The Immaculate Conception, Ashbourne, arriving for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St Declan's Cemetery, Ashbourne. Family flowers only. Donations please to Ashbourne and District Senior Citizens and The Mater Foundation.Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.



Show your Support for the team

Members are advised that we have car stickers available for purchase in the club at a very reasonable €1 each. All members are asked to show their support for the team by dispalying these on your car.


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Camogie 5KM run/walk

A wonderful event this motning at the Camogie club 5km run/walk.

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Hats, flags and bunting.

We have flags (large & small), car flags, bunting and other novelty items in club colours available for sale in the club shop. The shop is open Mon - Fri 9-6 (lunch 1-2) and Sat morning 9.30 - 12. We will aslo open on Fri 17th from 7pm.


County Final Information

As you may all know by now the senior footballers are in their first County final since 1943 on Sunday 19th October. The  game forms part of a double header where the  replay of the  Junior A  final with act as a curtain raiser. The time table forday is as follows:

13.30 - Junior  Football Final Replay  - St.Peter's Dunboyne  vs Cortown

15.30 - Senior Football Final  - Donaghmore Ashbourne  vs O Mahonys

Some points to note for members as a huge crowd will be expected at the final. Get there early and park in allocated car parking areas. In order to reduce delays at the  turnstiles the  County Board will be in the club on Friday Night the 17th Selling admission tickets in advance. Tickets prices are as follows: Adults €15, OAP's/Student €10 (with valid I.D.) Under 16's free.

Further updates later.


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.


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Seniors qualify for Championship Final 

For the first time since 1943 Donaghmore Ashbourne will contest the Meath Senior Football Championship Final.

Donaghmore Ashbourne advanced past the semi final with a 2-14 to 0-12 win over Na Fianna. The match report is available here;


Under 21 Hurling

WELL DONE to our under 21 hurlers who put up a good display today in Kilmessan against Clanna Gael. The future looks good. Thanks to all who came along to support them. Don.ASH. abú!


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.


No Winner of the Lotto Jackpot.

There was no winner of the  club Lotto Jackpot following Sunday Night's draw. The  numbers drawn were 05, 07, 15  and 21. We had two macth three winners Kay Casserly and Terry Tormey who receive €100 each. Next week's jackpot is €9,800. Thanks to all who supported the draw.



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. 



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