News List

This Friday's underage coaching to start at earlier time of 6pm

Thursday 24th April, 2014


In order to accommodate our seniors in a league game v Kinnegad, our underage coaching will commence at 6pm and finish at 7pm on Friday April 25th.

GAA launch new 'Mental Fitness' initiative for clubs

Thursday 24th April, 2014


The GAA, in partnership with St. Patrick’s Mental Health Foundation, today (Wednesday, April 23) launched an innovative resource designed to support the emotional well-being of club players and members. We hope these innovative packs better arm our players and members in maintaining their wellbeing and that they remind each and...

Club notes for week commencing 21st April 2014

Monday 21st April, 2014


Scór Best of luck to our senior Set Dancers (Brenda Deihy, Fiona Flynn, Grainne O’Dowd, Tara O’Connor, Darren Nolan, Kevin Flynn, Pat Leavy and Shane Murray) and Alice Deihy in the All Ireland final on Saturday in Castlebar. Hopefully this year will see The Downs bring home the set dancing title. Beat of luck also to Mullingar Shamrocks...

The Downs Community Alert Update

Monday 14th April, 2014


The Downs Community Alert Update Members of The Downs community will be aware that The Downs Community Alert Scheme is now up and running. Signage is in place on all roads leading into the area covered by the scheme. The text alert service continues to operate in association with the Gardaí. To date 17 alerts have been issued to over a...

Club notes for week commencing 14th April 2014

Monday 14th April, 2014


Underage Football Training Underage Football Training continues to Friday evenings @ 6.30 including our Laochra Oga for 4-6 Years Girls & Boys. An age appropriate introduction to sport and Gaelic football.We are concentrating on ABC - Agility-Balance-Coordination, RJT - Running-Jumping-Throwing and CPK...

GAA Newsletter for March 2014

Tuesday 08th April, 2014


Club notes for week commencing 7th April 2014

Sunday 06th April, 2014


Underage Football Training Underage Football Training continues to Friday evenings @ 6.30 Including our : Laochra Oga for 4-6 Years Girls & Boys. An age appropriate introduction to sport and Gaelic football. We are concentrating on ABC - Agility-Balance-Coordination, RJT - Running-Jumping-Throwing and CPK...

Underage Coaching Programme moves to Fridays tonight at 630pm

Friday 04th April, 2014


Our underage coaching programme which has been on Saturdays for March switches to its normal Friday slot tonight starting at 630pm and will continue on Fridays for the rest of the season. Hope to see you there - everyone welcome !

Club notes for week commencing 24th March 2014

Sunday 23rd March, 2014


Race Night We are running a fundraising Race Night in The Downs Clubhouse on Saturday the 29th Committe members are selling horses so buy early and be in with a chance of winning a race. Race Sponsorship still available. Scor Well done to our senior Set Dancers (Brenda Deihy, Fiona Flynn, Grainne O’Dowd, Tara O’Connor, Darren Nolan,...

Set Dancers secure Leinster Scor Sinsear title

Sunday 23rd March, 2014


Well done to our senior Set Dancers (Brenda Deihy, Fiona Flynn, Grainne O’Dowd, Tara O’Connor, Darren Nolan, Kevin Flynn, Pat Leavy and Shane Murray) who won the Leinster title on Sunday Unfortunately the Instrumental Music (Dylan Kennedy, Mark Swaine and Cathal Tone) lost out in a very competitive competition....

Best of luck to Ceol Uirlise and Rince Seit in Leinster Final

Wednesday 19th March, 2014


Best of luck to our senior Set Dancers (Brenda Deihy, Fiona Flynn, Grainne O’Dowd, Tara O’Connor, Darren Nolan, Kevin Flynn, Pat Leavy and Shane Murray) and Instrumental Music (Dylan Kennedy, Mark Swaine and Cathal Tone) in the Leinster final on Sunday the 23rd in Ballymore at 3pm

Club notes for week commencing 17th March 2014

Sunday 16th March, 2014


Scor Best of luck to our senior Set Dancers (Brenda Deihy, Fiona Flynn, Grainne O’Dowd, Tara O’Connor, Darren Nolan, Kevin Flynn, Pat Leavy and Shane Murray) and Instrumental Music (Dylan Kennedy, Mark Swaine and Cathal Tone) in the Leinster final on Sunday the 23rd in Ballymore at 3pm Underage Football TrainingUnderage Football...

Today's underage coaching programme is cancelled

Saturday 15th March, 2014


Today's underage coaching programme scheduled for 5pm is cancelled as a mark of respect to the late Fred Murray, father of our underage coach Boris. We extend our sincere sympathy to Boris, Alma and family. Ar dheis de go raibh a anam.

The GAA launches online research panel

Tuesday 11th March, 2014


The GAA is today launching an online research panel exclusively for GAA members and supporters called GAA Voice.This online research panel will offer members and supporters the chance to share their opinions through surveys and discussion groups on a wide range of topics affecting the GAA, its members, clubs and supporters.Uachtarán Chumann...

Club notes for week commencing 10th March 2014

Sunday 09th March, 2014


Scor Well done to our senior Set Dancers (Brenda Deihy, Fiona Flynn, Grainne O’Dowd, Tara O’Connor, Darren Nolan, Kevin Flynn, Pat Leavy and Shane Murray) and Instrumental Music (Dylan Kennedy, Mark Swaine and Cathal Tone) who qualified for the Leinster final on Sunday the 23rd in Ballymore at 3pm following the Leinster semi-final in Birr...

Fixtures Master Plan released for adult footballers

Thursday 06th March, 2014


Click on link to our senior footballers page

Underage Coaching Programme commences this Saturday @ 5pm

Thursday 06th March, 2014


Our underage coaching programme commences this Saturday at 5pm. Boys and girls will be catered for at U12, U10, U8 and Laochra Oga Nursery for under 6's. Matt will be on duty in the clubhouse for anyone that hasn't registered yet and Carmel will have the gear shop open upstairs. Coaching will continue on Saturdays at 5pm until clocks change at the end of the...

Set Dancers on TG4

Sunday 02nd March, 2014


Our County and Leinster Scor na nOg Champions made a return to TG4's Scor Encore stage a few weeks ago and the programme aired earlier tonight. Click on the link and go to 13 mins 22 seconds. Well done everyone. The Downs Set Dancers on TG4 02/03/14

Club notes for week commencing 3rd March 2014

Sunday 02nd March, 2014


Scor Saturday was the highlight of the Scor year with the Scor Na nOg final in Castlebar, we had 13 children competing in the final a tremendous achievement for the club and a reflection of all the hard work being done. The Leiriu was first on after the break opening their competition and with a flawless entertaining performance that was enjoyed by the...

Change to today's mens div 2 fixture

Sunday 02nd March, 2014


Today'senior league div 2 game v Milltownpass has been switched to The Downs with a 230pm throw-in.