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Every GAA member and anyone with an interest in Gaelic Games is being encouraged to help the Association develop its Strategic Plan for the period 2018-2020 by completing an online survey. Every completed survey will play its part in developing the GAA’s strategies and goals for the next three-year period.If you have strong views on how the GAA...

Minor AGM this Thursday

Tuesday 02nd January, 2018


The Minor Committee AGM takes place this Thursday 8pm upstairs in our clubhouse. This is a very important meeting four our underage football as we review 2017 and plan for the season ahead.Anyone interested in our underage coaching programme is welcome to attend.

Lotto Lotto Result: 02/01/18Jackpot: €2,000Numbers drawn: 2, 12, 15, 26 Result: No Jackpot Winner2 x €100 winners: Irene Fallon, Paul & Georgina Moore.Next week's draw in our clubhouse will be worth €2,200. Minor AGM this ThursdayThis is one of the most important meetings on the club's calendar as we review 2017 and plan for...

Thank you from Senior Citizens Committee

Tuesday 02nd January, 2018


Thank you from The Downs Senior Citizens Committee The Downs Senior Citizens Christmas party took place on the30th of December. This again was a very enjoyable day for all who attended. The committee would like to thank all who helped on the day and throughout theyear, The Downs GAA for the use of the premises, all who donated spot prizes.We would also like to...

First Anniversary Mass for Ben

Saturday 30th December, 2017


The First Anniversary Mass for Ben Murray will take place tomorrow Sunday December 31st in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Rochfortbridge at 1130am.

Lotto Result: 26/12/17Jackpot: €1,800Numbers drawn: 2, 6, 22, 27Result: No jackpot winner2 x €100 winners: Lynn McCormack, D. Muldarry.Next week's draw on Jan 2nd will take place in our clubhouse and will be worth €2,000Happy New YearWe send best wishes for 2018 to all our supporters near and far, players, administrators and...

Lotto Result: 18/12/17Jackpot: €1,600Numbers drawn: 2, 6, 18, 19 Result: No jackpot winner2 x €100 winners: Keogh Kids, Fergus Murphy5 x €50 Christmas winners: Karen Lynam, Shane Carroll, Stephen Keogh, The 3 x C's, Cepta & Geraldine.Next week's draw on St. Stephen's Day will be worth €1,800. SympathyWe wish to...

2018 Club Calendar now on sale !

Wednesday 13th December, 2017


2018 Club Calendar now on sale featuring 12 colour photo montages from our various club activities during 2017. A special thanks to all our advertisers and all those who provided photographs.

Lotto Lotto Result: 11/12/17Jackpot: €1,400Numbers drawn: 13, 19, 20, 23Result: No jackpot winner 2 x €100 winners: Darren Keogh, Ann Corroon.Next week's draw in our clubhouse will be worth €1,600.Bingo jackpot €2,300 !Bingo continues every Friday at 8.30, come along and bring a friend for an enjoyable night’s...

Lotto Lotto Result: 04/12/17Jackpot: €1,200Numbers drawn: 13, 19, 20, 23Jackpot winner: No Jackpot Winner2 x €100 winners: Adrienne Gillick, Jim Carolan.Next week's draw in our clubhouse will be worth €1,400.Club AGMThanks to all who attended the AGM last Saturday night, everyone had a valuable contribution to make going...

Lotto Lotto Result: 27/11/17Jackpot: €1000Numbers drawn: 2, 11, 13, 21 Result: No jackpot winner: 2 x €100 winners: Carmel Downes, Jennifer McCormackNext week's draw will take place in our clubhouse with a jackpot of €1,200.Annual General MeetingThe Club AGM will be held on December 2nd at 7pm in our clubhouse.BingoBingo...

Lotto Result: 20/11/17Jackpot: €3,800Numbers drawn: 17, 18, 19, 20 Result: 1 jackpot winner Conal Doherty 2 x €100 winners: Caroline Walsh, David O'Reilly.Next week's draw worth €1000 will be in Mary Lynch's. SympathyWe send our sincere sympathy to the Conneely family, on the passing of Peter Conneely, Greatdown, The...

Scor na nOg kicked off today with the first semi final in Delvin. The Downs competed in Figure Dancing, Recitation, Instrumental Music and Set Dancing with our musicians qualifying for the County Final. See pic below of our set dancers participating in Scor for their first time today. These are our stars of the future. (4 boys are from our under 9 football...

Lotto Result: 13/11/17Jackpot: €3,600Numbers drawn: 5, 17, 18, 21 Result: No jackpot winner 2 x €100 winners: Jack Collentine, Gerard Flynn Junior.Next week's draw in the clubhouse will be worth €3,800.Club AGMThe AGM will be held on December 2nd at 7pm in our clubhouse.BingoBingo continues every Friday at 8.30, come along and...

Lotto Lotto Result: 06/11/17Jackpot: €3,400Numbers drawn: 6, 8, 12, 28 Result: No Jackpot winner: 2 x €100 winners: A&D Corroon, Caroline Walsh.Next week's draw in the Cloughan Inn will be worth €3,600.Club AGMThe AGM will be held on December 2nd at 7pm in our clubhouse.Bingo jackpot €1,800 !Bingo continues every Friday...

Lotto Lotto Result: 30/10/17Jackpot: €3,200Numbers drawn: 6, 9, 15, 22 Result: No jackpot winner: 2 x €100 winners: Bobby Begley, Claire and David.Next week's draw worth €3,400 will take place in Mary Lynch's. Club AGMThe AGM will be held on December 2nd at 7pm in our clubhouse.BingoBingo continues every Friday at 8.30, come...

U21 County ChampionsThe Downs U21 team have won back to back county titles, following a narrow one point victory last Sunday in Cusack Park. A strong Rosemount/Castledaly side started the stronger, dominating the opening ten minutes of possession but only managing to lead 0-02 to 0-00. The Downs battled hard for the opening half ensuring their opponents...

U21 County Champions 2017

Monday 23rd October, 2017


The Downs U21 team have won back to back county titles, following a narrow one point victory last Sunday in Cusack Park. A strong Rosemount/Castledaly side started the stronger, dominating the opening ten minutes of possession but only managing to lead 0-02 to 0-00. The Downs battled hard for the opening half ensuring their opponents only led 1-03 to 0-04 at...

Lotto Lotto Result: 17/10/17Jackpot: €14,000Numbers drawn: 4, 6, 27, 28 Result: 1 winner Ethna Carroll 2 x €100 winners: JJ Donoghue, Frank Daly.Next week''s draw worth €3,000 will take place in the clubhouse. SympathyWe send our sincere sympathy to the family of the late Tommy Egerton and to the family of Brian Counihan. May...

Thomas Egerton RIP

Monday 09th October, 2017


The club extends sincere sympathy to the family of the late Thomas Egerton, formerly of Newdown. Tommy wore the black and amber with distinction including the successful team of the 40's pictured below. Funeral details courtesy of rip.ie. May he rest in peace.Thomas (Tommy) Egerton, Newdown, The Downs, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. 9th October 2017 in...