The Downs GAA

Founded 1893

Co. Westmeath

11th of March 2024 The Downs GAA Club Notes & Lotto

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THE DOWNS GAA NOTES March 11th 2024

Round 3 ACFL Fixtures 2024

Only one fixture this week:

Tuesday March 12th: Division 5 The Downs V Ballinagore (Home) 8 p.m.

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ACFL Round 3 Results

The Division 5 side were away to Tubberclair on Tuesday night last for Round 2 of the League. A very good performance and two goals from Matthew Cunningham resulted in a strong win for the lads on a score-line of The Downs 2-13 to Tubberclair’s 1-09. The lads are home to Ballinagore on Tuesday evening next at 8 p.m. in Round 3 of the League.

The Division 1 side took on Athlone on Friday night at home under lights. Despite being a point down at half time, the lads stuck to their task to emerge as eventual winners on a score line of The Downs 1-13 to Athlone 1-09.

On Saturday afternoon The Division 4 side made it three wins from three away from home against Caulry. Only a point to the good at half-time, it was The Downs to push on for the win with a 5-point margin. Final score The Downs 1-11 Caulry 1-06.


Online Registration: Registration for 2024 is now live. All registration can be paid with the click of a button. All you have to do is visit our website and click membership. The Downs Ladies registration can be paid via Foireann. Please click Ladies Football to access. Please do not hesitate to contact any committee member for further instruction.

If you are a prospective member or new to the area and are interested in joining The Downs GAA club, please don’t hesitate to contact us or visit our Facebook Page for further information.

Ireland Lights Up/Couch to 5K

Ireland Lights up continues every Thursday at 7.30 p.m. in conjunction with our Healthy Clubs Initiative.

Underage Training

Underage training continues this week for all age groups. The nursery/U8’s and U10s will train on Saturday afternoons from 3.30p.m. to 4.30 p.m. on 16th/23rd/30th March. Training will then return to the usual Friday nights 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. from April 6th. All new members welcome.

Best of Luck

We would like to wish The Downs Playground Committee best wishes on the Grand Opening of the playground here in the GAA Club on Bank Holiday Monday March 18th at 2 p.m. A culmination of hard work from the committee has resulted in this fantastic facility for The Downs community. We congratulate and wish them every success.


Na Dúnta G4M&O are back in action on March 20th and every Wednesday night thereafter. Anyone from the area looking for a bit of fun as well as a bit of exercise are all welcome. This programme has been a huge success for the club. Please contact Martha on 0871427400 for any further inquiries.


Many congratulations to Colaiste Mhuire on the recent North Leinster final succes (after a penalty shoot-out) particularly to The Downs representatives on the team; Pádraig Monaghan, Aaron Connaire, Finn Raeside, Peter Conneely, Seanie Flynn and Conor Cleary. Well done to all.

Club Shop

The Club shop will be open next Saturday afternoon during underage training for all your essentials for the year ahead.

Vacancy Updated Link

New Updated Link: vacancy for the position of Caretaker/Groundsperson position at The Downs GAA Club is still available. Please see new updated link for information regarding same. This is a Community Employment Position with MSCO Ltd.


Bingo continues every Friday night at 8.30 p.m. All new members welcome.

Clubhouse Bar

The Clubhouse bar is open on Fridays and Saturdays nights.

Club Lotto

We will continue to live stream our Lotto draw via our Facebook page for the foreseeable future. Tune in at 9-30 on each Monday night to catch the draw.

1.Add a discounted bundle to your Downs GAA club membership by clicking here.
2.Play online at our website
3. Play online at Clubzapp
4. Contact your regular draw collector for your area or any Committee member who will enter
your numbers on to our Perma Book which is retained at the club.
5. Send a cheque for €100 to club secretary Tommy Kelly, Coralstown, Mullingar (one year’s
6. Or scan here:

Thanks to our supporters for their loyal commitment to our Fundraising Draw and to those new players who have signed up online and in hard copy.

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