Elphin GAA Update December 19th: A Busy Christmas Period

The Michael O’Callaghan Cup game will be played on St Stephens Day in the Orchard at 2pm. This year “The Town”, managed by Kieran Gormley, will play “The Country”, managed by Marty Brady. Admission is optional all proceeds will go to the underage development of Elphin-Ballinameen and Northern Harps. All successful teams from both Elphin-Ballinameen and Northern Harps with management teams will be presented to the crowd at half-time and the special guest on the day will be All-Ireland Scór winner Sarah Keane. A great days entertainment is guaranteed; please support!


Elphin Healthy Club are holding a GOAL Mile walk on Saturday 30th December at 11 am, starting in the Orchard. Please come along and support this worthy cause. You can register at goalmile.org and receive a free t-shirt or simply donate on the day by card or cash.

“Win a Heifer or a Heap of Cash” Draw

Thank you to everyone who has bought a ticket so far. Everyone who bought before midnight last Sunday was included in a Bonus Draw and the following people won 10 extra tickets each:

  • Siobhan Lee, Croghan
  • Eddie Naughton, Castlebar
  • Laura Griffin, Glenamaddy
  • Maura Whittaker, Laois
  • Tanya Tansey, Elphin
  • James McDermott, Elphin,
  • James McConnell, Fermanagh
  • Sean Carney, Leixlip
  • Stacey McLoughlin, New York
  • Anne Tully, Roscommon

Everyone who has bought a ticket before Christmas Day will be included in another Bonus Draw and among the prizes will be a one-of-a-kind Elphin Jersey featuring the logo of the Dillion Quirke Foundation.

The Main Draw will be held in An Bothar Rua on New Year’s Eve and will be broadcast on facebook.com/ELPHINGAA Buy your ticket or check out all the prizes at elphingaa.com/draw/

We’ll also have our Awards presentation on the night.

Conor to Represent Ireland

Congratulations to Conor Beirne on being selected on the Ireland Over 40’s Masters Football squad that will face Australia.

Club Lotto

There was no winner of the Jackpot last night; watch the recording here. The numbers drawn were 3, 16, 25, and 26. Congrats to our Lucky Dip winners:

  • Nancy Toolan
  • John F & Elizabeth Caslin
  • Margaret Lambert
  • Caroline Callery

The jackpot now stands at €5,500, and you can enter via Smart Lotto anytime at elphingaa.com/playlotto. Our weekly Lotto draw is usually held every Monday at 8 p.m. in the Clubrooms, and online entries close at 7 p.m. but the next Draw will be at 3:30 p.m. on St Stephen’s Draw. Every draw is broadcast on facebook.com/ELPHINGAA

Finally, Elphin GAA wishes everyone a Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year. We hope to see people at some of our events over Christmas, including our St Stephen’s Day match, our G mile event and the New Year’s Eve Raffle, where we’ll also have our Awards Presentation.