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Nenagh Eire Og Club Notes 04 March 2021

March 202104th

Sport, Sport / Club Notes, Announcements

Nenagh Eire Og Club Notes 04 March 2021


We are delighted to announce that our lotto will resume next Monday, 8th March with a starting jackpot of €4,100. With restrictions still in place, we are asking our members and supporters to make every effort to play our lotto online. It costs just 2 per week to play safely online and there are different payment plans available. Please choose the 'auto-renew' option and also help family members who may not have an online presence to join. The link to join is on the club website - so please sign up now and you will be included when the lotto resumes next week. The lotto has always been one of our main fundraisers and as we are applying for grants etc for our upcoming developments, we need to prove that our existing fundraising is adequate in the current Covid climate to be considered for these grants. For this reason it is of vital importance to us now that everyone continues to row in behind our lotto.


Future Club Developments:

A special Committee meeting was held via zoom last week where the plans for the future developments of the facilities in MacDonagh Park were outlined. These developments will be completed in stages over a number of years and will hopefully begin in the next couple of months with the building of a new hurling wall adjacent to the existing outside field. The plan will continue on with the development of a new playing field on the land purchased in the last couple of years. This area of the grounds will be further developed to include secure fencing, dressing rooms, floodlights and a walkway which will go around the entire site. To finish off it is hoped to upgrade our existing complex and carpark. To be able to complete such an ambitious plan will obviously require huge funds and while we are hoping funding will be available through various grants and schemes including the Capital Sports grant and the Tax exemption scheme, a large portion of the finance will have to come through fundraising. To facilitate this a fundraising committee has been set up with representatives from all aspects of the club and as restrictions begin to lift over the coming months this group will start putting plans in place for a number of fundraising projects. It is important that this fundraising is well supported in order to bring this major project to fruition. 



A reminder to all our players, mentors and supporters that membership for 2021 is now due and can be paid online via the club website - This can also be paid by contacting Club Registrar Enda Long at 087 2213954 or any Club Officer. Membership rates remain the same for 2021 with Full membership at €50 and €30 for Student/OAP/Unemployed. Juvenile membership is also €30 and Family options are available. 


Healthy Club Sponsored Walks:

The Healthy Club walking group are doing sponsored walks over the coming weeks in support of the residents and community of St Conlon's Nursing Home in Nenagh. These walks will be done individually by the members and the group are looking for sponsorship for each kilometre walked - €5 for 5 km, €10 for 10 km etc. If you would like to support this worthy cause please contact Bartley Ryan at 086 735 8359 or any of our walkers to contribute.


Community response:

Thanks to all our volunteers who are helping out with our Level 5 Community response and thanks to Bartley Ryan for coordinating this. A reminder that if any member of our community requires support during these difficult times please contact our Community Covid Officer, Bartley Ryan, on 086 735 8359 and a member of our club will be only too delighted to come to your assistance.

Similarly, if any member of our club wants to volunteer to help out please contact Bartley and your name will be added to our response team.

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