The Downs GAA

Founded 1893

Co. Westmeath

13th March 2023 The Downs GAA Club Notes & Lotto

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THE DOWNS GAA NOTES March 13th 2023

Men’s League Fixtures St. Patrick’s Weekend 2023

Friday March 17th: Division 1 The Downs V Garrycastle (Home) 11.00 a.m.

Sunday March 19th: Division 4 The Downs V Ballinagore (Away) 11.30 a.m. (Round 3)

Monday March 20th: Division 3 The Downs V Moate All Whites (Away) 8 p.m.

Note: Venue Change for Div 3 game v Moate All Whites (Moate Community College)

Scór na nÓg

Congratulations to all the Downs competitors who took part in the Scór na nÓg Semi-finals on Friday evening in Kilbeggan. Solo singers: Aoibheann Smyth and Isabella Carroll, Recitation Emma Conneely and Alanna Corroon. Ceoil Uirlise: Ellen Connaire, Bailey & Taylor Shiels. Set Dancers: Aaron Connaire, Orla Rijksen, Leah Bardon, Billy Carroll, Bailey Shiels, Taylor Shiels, Conor Cleary & Ellen Connaire and Novelty Act Aidan Tuite, Aidan Quinlan, Grace O'Neill, Senan O'Neill, Orla O'Connell, Sophie Moore, Darragh Colgan & Sean Corroon. Na Dunta had 2 qualifiers in the Recitation category as well as success in Novelty Act, Ceoil Uirlise and Set Dancing. These competitors will take part in the county final The Downs on 26th March.


Registration for 2023 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.

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.

Underage Training Cancelled

All underage training was cancelled this weekend due to the adverse weather conditions. We will be back up and running next week.

Club gear can be purchased from Carmel during underage training in the Club Shop. We have a range of new items so why not come down and have a look!!

We’re moving!

We've some exciting news about our online solution provider at Na Dúnta. In the next days we will move our services to new online club service provider, ClubZap. We will do our utmost to ensure your transition to ClubZap is as smooth as possible but would ask for your continued support and patience as we make this significant change. The ClubZap Mobile Phone App, our Website (; and social media channels (Facebook & Twitter) will become our primary sources for sharing club information with you. You can expect the following notifications via the ClubZap Mobile Phone App:

· Lotto Draw notifications & results

· Match fixtures & Results

· News (weekly Newsletter)

· Team & Club communications

What do we ask you to do? If you haven’t already, please download the ClubZap application to your smart phone with notifications enabled.

Two easy ways to get the ClubZap App:

  1. You can download the app directly from your App\Play Store and add The Downs GAA as your club.
  2. Use the following link on your phone:

Our 2022 members will receive a 2023 membership renewal notification by email in the coming days. Access to membership can also be found here: Plus access our lotto fundraising here: We look forward to our next chapter in Online Club Communications.


We extend our sincere sympathy the McKeogh family Raharney on the recent death of Nancy McKeogh late of Wardenstown, Raharney, Co. Westmeath.

Job Vacancy Updated Link

New Updated Link:

The 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.

Gaelic for Mothers and Others

G4M&O are back in action with Yoga from 8 to 9p.m. every Wednesday. Please contact Anne-Marie on 0874140184 for further information.


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

Keep up to date with club activities

There are lots of ways to keep up to date with our activities. Our award-winning website can be viewed at where you can sign up to receive our weekly newsletter by email. Also check us out on Twitter, Facebook YouTube and Instagram.

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