News

It was a busy week on the Gaa front. We played two ACFL league games last weekend. On Friday evening we travelled to Springfield to take on Mullingar Shamrocks in the Div 5 league. It was an even game throughout, with both sides going in at half time level after we dominant for  most of the first half. Ultimately Shamrocks took there scoring chances more and ran out winning by 2 points. Final score:

Rosemount 0.11

Mullingar Shamrocks 0.13

 

On Sunday morning we welcomed county champions St Lomans to the park for our Div 1 league game. Still down a number of regulars due to injury we competed well throughout , David ‘Dude’ McCormack and Seanie Pettit kept the score board ticking over, keeping us in the game with some well taken scores. We went in at half time in a good position down by a single point. In the second half,  Lomans showed there greater strength in depth and pulled away towards the end of the second half with two additional goals. Well done lads on an encouraging performance. Final score:

Rosemount 0.12

St Lomans 3.08.

 

Well done to our u21’s who had a comprehensive win over Killucan in the championship on Tuesday last by 2.16 to 1.06. We now take on Moate in the next round with details to be confirmed by the county board.
Our u14’s put it an impressive display  defeating St Lomans in the County Feile Quarter final last Saturday, they bowed out at the semi final stage losing narrowly to a strong Shandonagh side by 4 points.

 

Our u8’s made there eagerly anticipated trip to the capital last week to take part in the Annual Leinster G.A.A. ‘Go Games’ in Croke Park. It was a fantastic day out for the players, and there parents. Well done to all.

 

The Carmelite auction takes place on Sunday week April 23rd. The committee are on the lookout for volunteers this. Anyone interested in helping please contact 0872815991.
Walking Track
With the longer evenings, the walking track Lights are now on every night from 8.15pm until 10.00pm. Only those with membership paid are permitted and insured to use the walking track.
Astro Turf
Bookings available for the Astroturf Pitch, only €35 per hour. For more information or to make a booking contact Kevin Keenan on tel:0879481521

 

St Patrick’s Day Parade

Well done to club representatives and Grand Marshal Declan Slevin who flew the flag for the club at the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Moate last Friday. Well done to all.

 

GAA

Our minor team had a hard fought win over St Lomans last Sunday morning in a wet and windy lakepoint park in round 3 of the Div 1 League. A goal from Ben Cox with a minute to go gave us the advantage heading to injury time, as we went on to win on a score line of 3.04 to 1.08. Well done lads. Team:

Cathal Dolan, Tom Martin, Cathal Byrne, Ciarán Maxwell, Frank Hanevy, Liam O’Neill, Ben O’Brien, Padraig Geoghegan, Colin Boland, Aaron Nugent, Ben Cox, Lorcan Daly, Kieran Hanevy, Kevin Stone, Barry Collins. Sub used: Jordan Nugent.

 

Thank you

Thank You to all for attending the Coffee Morning ran by Katie Lynam on St Patrick’s Day. Katie will be volunteering with 5 other medical students from NUI Galway for two months this summer in Mpongwe Mission Hospital, Zambia. The club would like to wish her the best of luck.

 

Walking Track

Lights are now on every night now from 7pm until 10pm. Extra lighting is now in place.
Astro Turf

Bookings available for the Astroturf Pitch, only €35 per hour. For more information or to make a booking contact Kevin Keenan on

  1. 0879481521.

 

GAA
Our Div 1 and 5 league games which fell foul to the weather two weeks ago were played last weekend. We picked up two points last Saturday in the ACFL Div 1 league by defeating Castledaly. A strong first half performance set us up for a 1.16 to 2.07 win. Team:

Darren O’Connell, Padraig Nestor, Andy McCormack, Damien Carroll, Plunkett Maxwell, Enda Boland, Boidu Sayeh, Israel Ilunga, David DD McCormack, Shane Tone, Theo Watts, TJ Fox, David Tone, Declan Mullen, David Dude McCormack. Subs used: Sean Pettit, Cathal Daly, David Fox, Damien Boland, Luke Kelly.

 

We played The Downs last Sunday morning in round 2 of the Div 5 league. A tight affair through out ended with both sides finishing level: Rosemount 2.08 The Downs 1.11. Team:

Richie O’Brien, Damien Boland, Padraig Nestor, Liam O’Neill, Plunkett Maxwell, Darragh Healy, Cathal Byrne, Daniel Boland, Damien Carroll, Padraig Fox, Cathal Daly, Daniel Digan, Sean Pettit, Paddy Keenan, David Fox. Subs used: Ben Cox, Padraig Geoghegan, Cormac Palmer, Neill Kelly.

 

Well done lads on two great performances.
Grinds available
Two of our club members are providing Grinds for Maths, Geography & English. For Maths Contact Stephen Malone on 0872885816. For Geography & English Contact David McCormack on 0879460759. Alternatively you can send a private Facebook message to the Midland Maths Grinds page.

 

Coffee Morning
Katie Lynam is running a Coffee Morning this St Patrick’s Day, 17th March from 10:30am -12:30pm in Rosemount Community Centre in aid of Mpongwe Mission Hospital, Zambia. Katie will be volunteering with 5 other medical students from NUI Galway for two months this summer. All proceeds raised will go directly to the hospital. Please support!

 

Rosemount Amateur Drama Group
Well done to the cast and crew of Rosemount Amateur Drama Group who showcased their highly entertaining production of ‘Don’t dress for dinner’ which was held in Tuar Ard Moate on Wednesday to Sunday night last week.

 

Lotto result from 6th March.  Numbers: 1,3,14,23. No jackpot winner. Match 3’s: Paul Nugent, Mount Temple. Carol O’Brien Rosemount. Sellers prize was Peter Keenan Rosemount. New Jackpot: €7,000. Next draw March 20th.

 

Rosemount Cycling Club
Fundraiser organised by Rosemount Cycling Club ‘cycle off the cobwebs tour’ on Saturday the 18th March. Start time is 12 noon from the community centre. Admission €10.00. All are welcome, please support!

 

Walking Track
Lights are now on every night now from 7pm until 10pm. Extra lighting is now in place.

 

Astro Turf: Bookings available for the Astroturf Pitch, only €35 per hour. For more information or to make a booking contact Kevin Keenan on 0879481521.

 

 

 

Lotto result 6th Mar: Numbers: 1,3,14,23. No jackpot winner. Match3s: Paul Nugent, Mount Temple. Carol o’Brien, Rosemount. Sellers prize:Peter Keenan. New Jackpot: €7,000.

 

GAA: Commiserations to John Keane, Boidu Sayeh, kitman Jimmy Whelan and the Westmeath u21 team who were defeated by a strong Dublin side in The Leinster Quarter Final last Wednesday night.

 

Well done to Rachel Keane, Boidu Sayeh & Enda Boland who collected there monthly award winners in The 2016 Westmeath Independent Sports awards last Friday night in The Shamrock Lodge Hotel. Rachel also won a bronze medal in the 200m National Junior indoor championships. She set a personal best in her heat of 25.63 seconds and in doing so set a new Tullamore Harriers Senior Ladies 200m club record indoors or outdoors. Well done Rachel.

 

Information Evening: there will be a talk on Cyberbullying & Internet Safety entitled ” Don’t Be Mean Behind Your Screen” on Tuesday, March 14th @ 7pm in Rosemount N.S. for Parents/Guardians of children / teenagers in Primary / Post Primary Schools. We would encourage as many as possible to attend.

 

Stile Bar Golf Society: Outing in Moate Golf Club on Saturday 11th March. Tee times from 11am. Competition versus Cat&Bagpipes, as well as Individual competitions. Please contact any committee member if interested in playing.

 

 

Sports Awards
Reminder to all to get voting for Rachel Keane, Boidu Sayeh & Enda Boland who are nominated in The 2016 Westmeath Independent Sports awards.
To vote for Rachel Keane, text ‘Indo 7’ to 57111. To vote for Boidu Sayeh & Enda Boland text ‘indo 11’ to 57111.

 

Lotto
Results from our last draw on the 20th February. Numbers: 9,10,12,26. No Jackpot Winner. Match 3 winners: Sean Healy Rosemount. Joan Mullen Rosemount. Sellers Prize David Malynn Rosemount. New Jackpot €6,800, next draw is the 6th of March.

 

Dinner Dance
DVD copies of our Dinner Dance are now available – cost is €15.00. If you wish to purchase one please text 0872064827 to place an order. Harry Quigley has also put together a DVD slideshow of photos. Please contact Harry on 0872909063 if you wish to purchase one.

 

 

 

Reminder
Club membership is now due. Anyone who has not paid Please contact any committee member to pay. Any non paid members are not covered under insurance.

GAA
We played The Downs on Sunday morning last in Rosemount in the second round of the Div 1 Minor League. It was a tight and physical affair throughout with both teams really going at it. In the end it finished all square: Rosemount 0.13. The Downs 0.13.

We would like to wish John Keane, his management team and players the very best of luck as Westmeath u21 Footballers take on our neighbours Meath this Wednesday 22nd February in St Lomans at 7.30pm in the first round of the Leinster championship.

Medal presentation
We presented our u14 and u16 championship winners with there medals from last year, as well as the u16 league winners from 2015 last Sunday in the hall. Many thanks to the caterers for providing the food, as well as all those who helped with the organising of the night. Special thanks to Mayo forward Diarmuid O’Connor who was our guest on the night, and for presenting the lads with there medals.

Walking track lights are on every night now from 7pm until 10pm. They can be put on earlier if there’s enough demand. Please contact any committee member if there is anyone who would like them on earlier.

Astro Turf
Bookings available for the Astroturf Pitch, only €35 per hour. For more information or to make a booking contact Kevin Keenan on 0879481521.

 

 

Reminder – Club membership is now due. Please contact any committee member to pay.

Dinner Dance
We held our dinner dance last Saturday night in the Grand Hotel Moate. MC John Burke welcomed speakers – Chairman Colm Boland, Guest of honour michael o’muircheartaigh, team captain Enda Boland and team manager Gerry Hickey. The players were then presented with there winners medals. A presentation was also made to the management team, with White Diamond playing us out on the night. We would like to thank John Joe Claffey and all the staff at The Grand Hotel for all there efforts on the night.

Fixtures
Division 1 League vs Athlone this Friday, the 10th February at 8pm in Athlone.
Division 5 league vs Castledaly next Sunday the 12th February at 11.30am in Rosemount.

Well done to our minors who defeated St Mary’s in the league last Sunday morning by 3.11 to 2.12.
Walking track
Walking track lights are on every night now from 7pm until 10pm<x-apple-data-detectors://7>. They can be put on earlier if there’s enough demand. Please contact any committee member if there is anyone who would like them on earlier.

Astro Turf
Bookings available for the Astroturf Pitch, only €35 per hour. For more information or to make a booking contact Kevin Keenan on
0879481521<tel:0879481521>.

 

 

Rosemount GAA Notes 30/01/17

Reminder
Club membership is now due. Please contact any committee member to pay.

Moate C.S.
Commiserations to Moate C.S who were defeated by a strong St Peters of Wexford side in O’Moore Park Portlaoise last Friday in the Leinster Schools ‘A’ final. Special mention to the Rosemount lads: Padraig Geoghegan, Lorcan Daly, Padraig Nestor, Sean Petit, Colin Boland, Ben Cox, Cathal Byrne, Liam O’Neill. Also a deserved mention to the Castledaly representatives Daniel Heavin, Jordan Nugent, Kevin Stone.

Lotto
The next Lotto draw is Monday 6th February at 9pm in the hall, please support – Jackpot is now €6,400.

Golf Society
The next outing for ‘Stile Bar Golf Society’ is on the 4th February in Esker Hills. Tee times from 10am. Please contact Paul Beddy, Alan Deegan, Damien Kelly, Shane Tone, or James Kelly if interested in playing.

Gaa Course
Well done to our club Coaches who completed the Award 1 football Youth and Adult course which was held in the hall. The course had been running over two nights a week for the past 3 weeks, with the last session taking place last Wednesday night. Special thanks to course coordinator Eddie Bouabbse.

Drama Group
Rosemount amateur drama group are busy back rehearsing for their forthcoming production of ‘Don’t dress for dinner’, a comedy which will be held in Tuar Ard Moate from March 8th to 12th. A date for your diary!

Referrees Course
Foundation course for new referees takes place on the 6th, 13th, and 20th of February in TEG Cusack Park. Contact 087 6884717 if interested.

‘Cat and Bagpipes’
One of the longest chapters in the history of our neighbours Tubber comes to an end on January 31st when the iconic ‘Cat and Bagpipes’ shop closes its doors for the last time. For well over 100 years the shop has been one of the cornerstones of the community. We wish like to wish Sean, Cathal and Charlie all the best in their future endeavours.

Friendly Match
Our seniors played a challenge game last Sunday morning vs St Brigid’s of Roscommon in the park. Thanks to Brigids for travelling. The Roscommon side ended up winning by 2 points in the end in what was a worthwhile run out for both clubs with the first round of the Div 1 league fast approaching.

Walking Track
Walking track lights are on every night now from 7pm until 10pm<x-apple-data-detectors://7>. They can be put on earlier if there’s enough demand. Please contact any committee member if there is anyone who would like them on earlier.

Astro Turf
Bookings available for the Astroturf Pitch, only €35 per hour.
For more information or to make a booking contact Kevin Keenan on 0879481521

 

 

 

Rosemount GAA Notes.

Lotto Result 23rd Jan.
Numbers: 5,13,17,21
No Jackpot won. 8
Match 3s: Dominic Gavin, Moate. Fr Joe Campbell, Drogheda. Vinnie Cox, Sarah Clarke, Richie O’Brien, Marie Loddick, Pete Keenan, John & Marie Burke – all Rosemount. Sellers Prize: John Campbell. New Jackpot: €6,400

As we head into another Gaa calendar year, club membership is due. Please contact any committee member to pay.

Well done to senior players Boidu Sayeh and Enda Boland who won the Westmeath Independent Sports Star Award for November 2016.

Congratulations to Moate C.S who defeated Good Counsel of Wexford by 1.09 to 0.08, to reach the final of the Leinster Schools Senior Football ‘A’ Championship. The final will be vs St Peters of Wexford in O’Moore Park Portlaoise next Friday at 1pm. Special mention to the Rosemount lads: Padraig Geoghegan, Lorcan Daly, Padraig Nestor, Sean Petit, Colin Boland, Ben Cox, Cathal Byrne, Liam O’Neill

Rosemount Gaa Minor AGM will be on Thursday the 26th January at 8pm in the hall. All are welcome.

It’s a sellout! Rosemount Gaa Dinner Dance takes place in The Grand Hotel Moate on Saturday 4th February. All tickets that were ordered have now been collected. The hotel are providing a marquee as an extension to main function room to cater for the large numbers attending. With nearly 350 people going, it promises to be a great night out. Dinner at 7.30pm sharp. Music is by White Diamond, and our guest of honour is Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh.

Lotto draw Monday 23rd January at 9pm in the hall, please support – Jackpot is now €6,200

Walking Track.
Lights on every night now from 7pm until 10pm. They can be put on earlier if there’s enough demand.

Astro Turf.
Bookings available for the Astroturf Pitch, only €35 per hour.
For more information or to make a booking contact Kevin Keenan on
0879481521.

 

 

Lotto Result 9th Jan.
Numbers: 14,17,21,27.
No Jackpot Winner.
Match3s: Carmel Carroll, Rosemount. Erin Duffy, c/o Ryan’s,Horseleap. Sellers prize: Tom Darcy. New Jackpot €6,200

AGM Election Results 2017.
President: Tom Darcy Snr, Chairman: Colm Boland, Assistant Chairman: John Burke, Secretary: Yvonne Healy/Jimmy Whelan, Assistant Secretary: Michael King/Eamon Boland, Treasurer: Peter Keenan, Assistant Treasurer: John Keenan, Pro: Paddy Malynn, Liaison Officer: Mick Hanevy, Child Welfare Officer: Deirdre Nally, Irish Language Officer: Assumpta Fox, Coaching Officer: Marty Healy, Co Board Delegates: PO Keenan, Colm Boland, Vinny Cox, Jimmy Whelan, Niall O Brien, Registrar: Niall O Brien, Minor Chairman: Brian Lawlor, Assistant Chairman: Padraig Maxwell/David Keane, Minor Secretary: Vinny Cox.

Walking Track.
Lights on every night now from 7-10. Can be put on earlier if there’s enough demand.

Astro Turf.
Bookings available for the Astro Pitch, only €35 per hour.
For more information or to make a booking contact Kevin Keenan on 087 9481521