Club News

Golf Society Captain’s Day outing to K Club Fri 25th August

1st August 2017

Timesheet now open for this year’s Captains Day Golf Society outing which takes place at the K Club. Tee times from 1pm to 2.10 pm. Numbers are restricted so early booking is advised. Contact Jackie 8499140 to book your place, cost is €70 which includes a 3 Course dinner back at the club.


“Four Codes One Club” Poster Winners

“Four Codes One Club” Poster Winners In conjunction with the clubs motto of “Four Codes One Club” we recently ran a poster competition in the Local National Schools to raise awareness of the motto and to come up with a poster or posters that would best represent that motto. We were delighted with the response

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Meath v Sligo Páirc Tailteann, Sat 1st July

23rd June 2017

We are now taking ticket orders for Meath’s SFC Qualifier v Sligo which takes place next Saturday 1st at 6pm in Páirc Tailteann. Tickets are priced at €15 for Adults & €5 for Juveniles. No pre-sale of OAP/Student tickets which must be purchase at the venue on match day. ***this is an unreserved seating event.

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Bereavement Notice

18th June 2017

It is with regret that we announce the death of Mary O’Rourke. Funeral details as follows: The death has occurred of Mary O’ROURKE (née Doyle) Castle Park, Ashbourne, Meath / Holycross, Tipperary Mary (formerly of Holycross, Co. Tipperary) peacefully, at Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown. Loving wife of David and dear mother of Tadhg, Aoife and Diarmuid.

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LGFA positions open for Autumn

12th June 2017

Donaghamore Ashbourne LGFA. Applications are invited for Managers / Coaches/ Mentors for our U9, U11 ,U13 ,U15 teams for the Autumn. We are looking for volunteers to help out at all ages. Ladies football is growing at a fast rate, we need and welcome a diverse team to help . Application forms are available at

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Ticket Orders Leinster SFC Semi Final 17th June v Kildare

8th June 2017

LEINSTER S.F.C. S-FINAL – MEATH V KILDARE @ 7.00PM  17th June 2017 – O’Connor Park, Tullamore   TICKET ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED UP TO:  11.00 am on Tuesday, 13th June 2017. Call Jackie 8499140 to request tickets.  Tickets can also be purchased from the following outlets: –  Centra & Supervalu Shops, Tickets.ie , www.gaa.ie GENERAL Stand –  Adults: €25 each & Juveniles (U-16) €5 each [unreserved seating]

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Golf Classic Results and full list of sponsors

5th June 2017

Many thanks to all our sponsors of our Golf Classic.  Full list of sponsors and results below.     Golf Classic Results 2017 1st  Larry McCormick (15)                         92pts      John Dervan (16)     Sean McDonagh (19)     Jim Fox (15) 2nd  Little Italy                                      91pts Eddie Cassidy (22) Vinny Carton (9) Mick King (24) Matt English (12) 3rd Techplus

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CHANGE OF VENUE for tonights IHC Round 1

CHANGE OF VENUE – Tonights Intermediate Hurling Round 1 Game Donaghmore/Ashbourne v Navan O’Mahonys has been moved to DUNGANNY at 19.45pm. Lets get behind the lads as they look to open Group A with a win.



Young Whistlers Course

There’s a young whistlers course on 8th June in dunganny for 14-17 yr olds -this is for hurling and football.   If interested please email donashgogames@gmail.com


Bereavement Notice

24th May 2017

Donaghmore Ashbourne GAA sends it’s sympathies to Mick Kelly on the passing of this brother Denis. The death has occurred of Denis KELLY Saggart, Dublin / Curraghboy, Roscommon KELLY, Denis, 24th May 2017, Saggart, Co. Dublin, formerly of Curraghboy, Co. Roscommon, proprietor of Kelly Bros., Sundrive Rd., Galtymore Rd. and Clondalkin. (Peacefully) at Tallaght Hospital.

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It’s Street Leagues Time again

18th May 2017

Well done to everyone – parents, co-ordinators, mentors, young whistler refs, but especially the great young players for making the first night of the Street Leagues a huge success. You were BRILLIANT. Looking forward to next Thursday already… Official Meath GAA Underage#hurling #football #GAA


Golf classic 2017

9th May 2017

Our club, Donaghmore Ashbourne is one of the largest GAA clubs in Meath. It is also the only GAA club in the Ashbourne area and fields 46 teams each year in Football, Ladies Football, Hurling & Camogie. We have in excess of 1500 registered members and cater for a very large number of young people

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Donaghmore Ashbourne Hurlers on Meath Celtic Challenge Team

Well done to Colm Cox and Darragh O’ Sullivan, who both played considerable rolls, Center Back & Center Forward, in helping the Meath Kings U17 Hurlers beat Longford 5-17 to 0-9 in the opening round of the Celtic Challenge last night in Devine Park, Edgeworthstown.


It’s Street Leagues Time again – Make sure you are registerted


No Acorns this Saturday

No Acorns this Saturday – See you all back on the 29th…..


Day 1 of Football Feile – Hon the Moors

Day 1 Job Done – Three wins from Three – Super Performance in Official Meath GAA Underage GAA Feile – Best of Luck tomorrow lads – Keep it going. Hon the Moors Wins over Simonstown Gaels and  St Pats in the first 2 rounds and Kilmainham in the Preliminary Quarter Final means Donaghmore Ashbourne progress to

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Membership Registration night Thurs 30th Mar

26th March 2017

We are holding an open registration evening in the club from 6.30 to 9.30 on Thur 30th for membership payment.   Membership is compulsory for players, coaches, officials, members of committees etc. Unregistered players will be ineligible to play or train for club teams after 31st March. If you cant make the open night, you

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Blood donation clinic – Ashbourne house hotel

26th March 2017

Ashbourne BLOOD DONOR CLINIC. Ashbourne House Hotel Monday 3rd April, 2017 Tuesday 4th April, 2017 From 4:30pm to 8:00pm Help ensure essential blood supplies are always available by giving blood regularly. Follow us on or download the giveblood.ie app LoCall 1850 731 137


U10’s GoGames at Donaghmore Ashbourne

Well done to the U10’s of Donaghmore Ashbourne GAA and St Patrick’s Gaa Meath who showed great skill in the Official Meath GAA Underage GoGames at Ashbourne today. #gaa #gogames  


Meath Minor Hurling At Donaghmore Ashbourne Gaa

Meath Minor Hurling V Roscommon in Leinster League at Donaghmore Ashbourne tomorrow Saturday at 2.30 . Come on up to the club and show your support.


Concussion awareness

6th March 2017

Following on from the Nutrition for Sporting Success workshop, please find details below of the second workshop in our coach and club development series. Concussion in Sport is becoming a very debatable subject as it can occur in many sports. Meath Local Sports Partnership has teamed up with the IRFU and Meath GAA to educate

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Club History

27th February 2017

A compilation of photos on club history is being prepared at present . The room, dedicated  to the late Christopher Tormey will be opened on Sunday March 5th at 6.30 pm.


Coaching Ireland Children’s Workshop receive their certificates

Some of the participants of the Coaching Ireland Children’s Workshop receiving their certificates from club Chairman Michael Mc Gill this evening. Michael thanked all involved and said the knowledge learned will benefit the club for years to come. It was a brilliant workshop, with lots to learn and very enjoyable. A massive thanks to our

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Gormanston Going a Treat –

Week 3 last Sunday and Our U9 Dual team (kids born in 2008) competed in the Gormanston hurling tournament – super performance against a strong Ratoath team. The players who took part on Sunday were Matthew McCabe, Jack Ryan, Joe Concannon, Sean O’Driscoll, Niall Lawless, Jack Minch, Dara O’Sullivan, Rua Malone, Padraig Gaughan. Great stuff

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Allianz Prediction Leagues

9th February 2017

The allianz prediction leagues are back up and running. Free to enter for Football and Hurling and big prizes to be won or yourself and club. Just predict the winning team and the point margin of victory each week. You are automatically entered into the big league and qualify for all the big prizes and

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Last Man Standing

6th February 2017

Our online last man standing competition kicks off on the 11th February. Enter online or at the bar before 11am on Saturday 11th. Track your picks online, follow the table to see who’s left. Entry is €10, the more entries we have the bigger the pot. Full set of rules available on the site but

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Coping skills for Mental Health Challenges

1st February 2017

Coping skills for Mental Health Challenges – Ratoath GAA Wed 15th Feb 2017 8.00pm. Clinical Psychologist and author of “How to Cope – The Welcoming Approach to Life’s Challenges” Dr. Claire Hayes, will deliver a talk on Coping Skills for Mental Health Challenges at Ratoath GAA on Wed 15th Feb 2017 at 7.30pm. Using her

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Acorns on Saturday Mornings

Thanks to adult players Megan Power, Sam Benville & Sean Hogan for helping out with acorns on Saturday. Reminder 2012 & 2011 boys & girls starts at 9:30 sharp. 2010 boys at 10:40 sharp. 2010 & 2009 girls also at 10:40 sharp. 2009 boys at 12:00 sharp. New Players are Alway welcome. Why not call

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Bereavement Notice

12th January 2017

Death Notice It is with regret that we announce the death of Vincent Reillys Mother Jean. The funeral arrangements are as follows: Reposing at her residence on Thursday from 3pm with removal on Friday morning to St Francis’ Church, Moyne, Longford, arriving for 12 noon Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only,

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Adult Football AGM Mon 16th

12th January 2017

This year’s Adult Football Committee AGM takes place on Monday 16th Jan at 8pm in the back bar.



A note of thanks from Meath Senior Football team & management

12th January 2017

A Chara, On behalf of Andy, the selectors and the panel we wish to  compliment the club on the level of organisation that was shown last night. We also want to thank the club for accommodating the team and in particular for the use of pitch 2 to  carry out our warm up and allow

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GRMA gaa website

22nd December 2016

http://www.gaa.ie/gaa-tv/sign-now-for-the-new-grma-membership-card-programme/ grma (go raibh maith agat) is the new GAA Membership Card programme providing benefits and rewards to you, as a GAA member. It is a ‘thank you’ or ‘go raibh maith agat’ for your involvement in your GAA club, engagement in GAA activities and attendance at games. Registration for the programme is now open

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Christmas Hours

22nd December 2016

The office will close from 23rd December to Tuesday 3rd January. Bar hours will be as normal for the festive period. Happy Christmas & New Year to all our members, supporters and friends.


Coaching Children Workshop by Coaching Ireland

We are running a Coaching Children Workshop run by Coaching Ireland in the club on Tuesday January 17th, 24th, 31st & February 7th. They will run for 2.5/3 hours each night. We need to know Names and Numbers asap as we have to let Coaching Ireland know in advance. It deals with children from 4

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Annual Draw Results 2016

18th December 2016

Annual Draw Result Sheet 2016 Congratulations to Doreen King who won the  Toyota Corolla Terra in the  Car Draw last  night with yje  winning ticket sold by Gerry Giblin. Second Prize of €4000 went to Jim Dwyer of Blanchardstown sold  by Joe Synnott and the third  prize of the Mediterranean Cruise went to Tadg Riordan.

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Last week for Annual Draw

11th December 2016

Members are advised that there is only one week to go till the annual draw takes place. The draw is a vital fundraiser for the club as it goes to pay off our Bank loan for the year. All players, mentors and parents are asked to give it a good push for this week as

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Meath Yearbook out now

11th December 2016

Club members are advised that the Meath Yearbook “Royal County 2016” is now on sale. Plenty of info on the club with loads of photos etc. Well done to James Colgan, Darragh Mc Gorvern and Dylan Brady who made the Royal County club team of the year. Book on sale in Easons Ashbourne for €9.95

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New Executive Elected for 2017

11th December 2016

We had a very successful 2016 Annual General Meeting last week. Many thanks to all who turned up. It was outgoing Chairman Frank O Donnell’s last official function at the end of his 3 year term. Congratulations to Michael Mc Gill who takes up the reins for the coming year as club Chairman. The following

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Bereavement notice

22nd November 2016

Condolences We would like to offer our sincere condolences to Colm Ó Méalóid and family on the death of his brother Pádraig. Pádraig is reposing at Patrick O’Donovan and Son Funeral Home, Sallynoggin (opp. Sallynoggin Church) tomorrow (Wednesday) evening from 5 o’c, with 7 o’c prayer service for family and friends – all welcome. Removal

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DNWAP Apprenticeship Fair

22nd November 2016

Please note the DNWAP Apprenticeship Fair which is taking place on Wednesday 30th November in the Finglas Youth Resource Centre. The purpose of the Fair, which originated through our Programme Implementers Network, is to showcase the availability of Apprenticeships and Traineeships for both students still in mainstream education and jobseekers who may be considering taking

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Bereavement Notice – Peter Reilly

9th November 2016

We would like to send our deepest sympathies to the Vincent Reilly and his family on the passing of Vincent’s father Peter yesterday. See full notice below. The death has occurred of Pee REILLY Ballyduffy, Moyne, Co. Longford, Nov. 8th, 2016, at Cavan General Hospital. Pee, beloved husband of Jane and loving father of Peter,

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Second Under 21 team Progress to next Round.

6th November 2016

Donaghmore Ashbourne second team progress in Under 21B championship. Full Time:  Donaghmore Ashbourne 4-09 Blackhall Gaels 2-12 Half Time:  Donaghmore Ashbourne 4-09 Blackhall Gaels 2-12   Venue: Dunshaughlin Date: 5th November 2016 Referee: Michael Ryan   Although fielding a younger team than the opposition Donaghmore Ashbourne’s second Under 21 team managed to edge out Blackhall

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Juvenile Committee AGM 9th Nov

2nd November 2016

A rescheduled AGM of the Juvenile Committee will take place on Wednesday the 9th of November at 8.15pm in the Multi Purpose room. Agenda 1. Minutes of AGM 2015 2. Chairman’s Address 3. Secretary’s Report 4. Club Chairman’s Address 5. Children’s Officer 6. Ratification of Juvenile Mentor’s for 2017 7. Other Reports 8. Election of

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Halloween Fancy Dress Disco

25th October 2016

Tickets for juvenile Halloween fancy dress disco this Friday are on sale this week from reception 9-6 and Wednesday 7:30-9 Disco will have spot prizes for fancy dress, slushie machines, snacks and drinks on sale Tickets cost €5 Disco membership costs €5 and is required. 125 memberships were sold for first disco and based on

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u11 Girls complete Hell & Back

Well done to the Donaghmore/Ashbourne u11 football girls who completed Hell & Back again last Saturday. They started as a team and pulled, pushed, dragged and encouraged each other through the obstacles and crossed the finish line together and finished the way they started, as a team.


Match Report: Intermediate Footballers win B League Div 1 Final

22nd October 2016

Donaghmore /Ashbourne 1 – 10 St. Patrick’s 1 – 08 Donaghmore/Ashbourne retained their B League Div 1 title with a hard fought two point win over St Patrick’s at Skryne on Friday evening. David Carey opened the scoring for Don/Ash with a point in the first minute, however after that scores were hard to come

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Intermediates in B1 league final on Fri Night.

19th October 2016

Although the build up to the Senior Championship final is starting to take place it should not take away from the fact that our Intermediate footballers have a chance to take home the second piece of silverware for the year as they hope to retain the Divison B1 title on Friday night 21st. The team

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Tickets and Buses to County Final.

19th October 2016

  Following is match and coach ticket information for next Sundays Senior final Match Ticket info: Adult match ticket. Cost €15. Students and Oap €10 Juvenile match ticket (age 12-16). Cost €3 Under 12s Free. No ticket required. Match tickets on sale at club on evening of Friday 28th from 8:30pm and at the Pairc

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SFC final Polos available

19th October 2016

Members are advised that the club is placing an order for Polo shirts for the final on Sunday week. Unfortunately due to the time fame available it’s only Adult sizes are available so no junior available. They cost €38 each with €10 deposit required. Orders need to be placed by 12 noon on Friday.  Text

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Senior footballers in to the County Final

16th October 2016

For the second time in three years our Senior Football team can look forward to County Final Day following a hard fought semi final victory over Skryne. Our opponents in the Final on Sunday 30th October will be Simonstown Gaels. Match report from hoganstand.com Don/Ash 1 – 09 Skryne 0 – 08 Sean Kelly’s men

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Seniors make the Last four

10th October 2016

Well done  to  our  senior team who saw off Seneschalstown  on Sunday with  a 2-16 to 0-05  winning margin. Although  our lads  played well and  got off to a good start the opposition were disappointing and this was reflected in the fact that they only scored one point from play for the  entire game and only one  point from

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Table Quiz on Friday Night 14th

10th October 2016

Members are advised that John Joe Williams is running a table Quiz in the Club this Friday night 14th October in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital. The  quiz starts at 9pm.  All support is greatly  appreciated.


Table Quiz in Club tonight.

6th October 2016

Tonight Friday 7th October the Ashbourne Historical Society hold their Annual Table Quiz in the club. The questions are set by John O’Sullivan. Proceeds this year will be used to purchase wall plaques to mark historical buildings in the the area that were part of the 1916 history. Quiz starts at 9pm sharp. Why not

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Senior Footballers in Quarter Final Action this Sunday

6th October 2016

This Sunday 9th October our Senior Team  continue their Senior Football Championship quest as they travel to Pairc Tailteann for their  Quarter Final game where they hope to  make the  last four of the competition. Seneschalstown, the winners of their respective group are the opposition and will be tough opponents (if the runners up Skryne are anything

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Job Opportunity : Schools Club Link

29th September 2016

Donaghmore/Ashbourne CLG are seeking suitably qualified people to coach Gaelic Games withing our local primary schools.   The ideal person should have coaching qualifications, be Garda vetted, over 18 and willing to work with young children. Child protection and code of ethics desirable but not essential as this can be provided in house. This is

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Junior and Senior Footballers in action this weekend

28th September 2016

Our junior and senior footballers are in action in two important games this coming weekend. First up are our junior team who eventually get to play their B Reserve league final when they travel to Dunganny to play Skyrne at 8.00pm on Friday night 30th. Following the disappointing defeat to Dunboyne last Saturday night our

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All Ireland Ticket Draw

27th September 2016

All full adult members may enter their names in a draw for the option to buy one of the club’s ticket allocation for Saturday’s replay. Contact Jackie by phone 8499140 or email donashadmin@eircom.net before 6pm on Thursday evening. Draw will take place at 10 pm Thursday night.


Match Report: U15 Hurlers vs Dunderry

26th September 2016

Well done to our U15 Hurlers beating Dunderry in a tough hard fought encounter at Donaghmore Ashbourne on Sunday. Having won the toss our lads played with the wind and lead 2-7 to 0-4 at halftime. Both sides exchanged a goal and a point at the start of the second half. As expected with the

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Match Report: Senior Football Championship Round 5

25th September 2016

Old failings come back to haunt our seniors Full Time: Donaghmore Ashbourne 1-08 St. Peter’s Dunboyne 1-11 Half Time: Donaghmore Ashbourne 1-05 St. Peter’s Dunboyne 0-05 Although already qualified for the knock out stages of the championship our senior team travelled to Pairc Tailteann on Saturday afternoon knowing that a win over St. Peter’s Dunboyne

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Three Donaghmore/Ashbourne boys line out for Meath U12 team

25th September 2016

Well done to Tomás Gaughan, Cael Sullivan & Rhys Thomas who lined out for Meath u12 High Kings on Sunday morning in their matches against Westmeath. Great to see the lads in Green & Gold and doing the club proud.


Girls Footballers go to Croke Park for All Ireland Final Day

25th September 2016

Donaghmore/Ashbourne ladies went to the All Ireland TG4 Ladies Football Final where they met Dublin midfielder Michael Dara Macauley after the match. A great day was had in Croke Park by all the girls. Congrats to Cork on a tough fought 1 point victory. Corcaigh abú!


Match Report: U17 Hurling Div 2 Final

24th September 2016

Hard luck to our U17 hurlers beaten by a single point at a wet Dunganny  in the U17 Hurling Div 2 Final. The game finished Kiltale 2-06, Donaghmore/Ashbourne 2-05. The lads may have come out the wrong side of the score board today, however, the future looks good for these fine hurlers. Keep it going

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Match Report: Camogie u15 League

24th September 2016

Don/Ash 5-03 Kiltale 2-05 In blustery rainy conditions Donaghmore Ashbourne took to the field against Kiltale in their 1st match of the Autumn U15 league on Saturday, and came away with a win. Unfortunately Kiltale were reduced to 12 so we had to leave 4 on the sidelines. Kiltale were the first to score with

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Thank You to Lidl Ashbourne

Thank you to Lidl and to Donaghmore Ashbourne Ladies on receipt of €1,000 cheque today. All of our teams are represented in this photo along with Ladies Chairperson Mary O’Shaughnessy. Many thanks to all who supported our club by shopping in Lidl. #SeriousAthletesDeserveSeriousSupport


Match Report: Intermediate Footballers into Championship Quarter Final

3rd September 2016

Don/Ash 4 – 07 Curraha 0 – 11 Donaghmore/Ashbourne finished top of Group C in the Intermediate Football Championship by virtue of this eight point win over neighbours Curraha in the last Group game at Skryne on Friday evening. The winners got off to a perfect start scoring two goals in the first five minutes

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Mark Landers (Cork) training session with juveniles 7pm Fri 2nd

1st September 2016

Mark Landers retired Cork hurler and now coach with the Cork senior hurlers is doing a training session with juveniles tomorrow 2 sept at 7pm in the club pitch 2. Please join us for a fun filled session.  Mentors also please join us and bring along any questions you may have.


Thomas Farrell R.I.P.

1st September 2016

A memorial mass will be held in Donaghmore Church at 3pm on Tuesday 6th September for the repose of the soul of  Thomas Farrell, who passed away in Australia recently. Thomas was a member of the Donaghmore team who won the Junior Football championship in 1971, he was an uncle of Ivan & Kenny Gore

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Bereavement Notices

24th August 2016

It is with sadness that we learn of the death of Jimmy Rushe, father of Siobhan Kelly and Grandfather to Kristin and Daire. Our sincere sympathies go out to Siobhan, John, Kristin and Daire. The funeral arrangements are as follows: Reposing at Ryan’s Funeral Home, Ashbourne from 5pm to 8pm on Wednesday evening (August 24th).

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Golf Society Captain’s Day Outing 26th Aug

18th August 2016

Our annual Captain’s Day outing takes place this year at Luttrellstown Golf Club. Tee times from 11am – 1pm are available. Call Jackie 8499140 to book as places are filling up fast. Cost per person for golf and four course dinner €65. We welcome non golfers to join us for dinner at €20 per person.

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Camogie Job advertisement

17th August 2016

Job application form for the position of Participation and Growth Officer for Meath/Kildare for the Camogie Association. Application form : 2016-07-25MeathKildareApplicForm&Q’aire Advertisement:   2016-07-07JobAdvtMeathKildare


Upcoming Games

16th August 2016

The  following  Adult Football and Hurling games take place over the  coming week.   Sunday 21st August Senior Football Championship  – Stamullen at  2pm Donaghmore Ashbourne  vs  Ratoath Saturday 27th August Intermediate Hurling Championship  – Kilmessan, Throw in at 4.00pm Donaghmore Ashbourne  vs  St.Peter’s, Dunboyne  


Don Ash Golf Society Captain’s Prize

16th August 2016

Club Members are advised  that our  2016  Captains  prize  takes place on Friday week  26th August  2016 when we  go to the fantastic  Luttrellstown Castle in Castleknock. Our Captain  Tommy  Flanagan  invites all our players to  join him on the  day where we will return to the  club for  the meal and Prizegiving. Tee times are

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Match Report: Senior Football Championship Round 3

15th August 2016

Donaghmore/Ashbourne 3 – 18 Duleek/Bellewstown 0 – 06 Donaghmore/Ashbourne maintained their bid for a place in the knock out stages of the Senior Football Championship with an emphatic win over a disappointing Duleek/Bellewstown side at Stamullen on Sunday. Andrew Tormey was in fine form for the winners scoring 2 – 6 from play. Bryan Menton

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Match Report: Intermediate Football Championship Round 4

14th August 2016

Donaghmore/Ashbourne 0 – 11 St. Michael’s 2 – 12 Donaghmore/Ashbournes second team slumped to their first defeat in the Intermediate Championship as they went under to St Michaels 2-12 to 0-11 in a disappointing display in Seneschalstown on Saturday. Don/Ash were first on the scoreboard with a David Morgan point, but they were then rocked

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Match Report: Junior B Football Championship Round 5

Donaghmore/Ashbourne 2 – 13 Nobber 0 – 08 Although out of the reckoning for a place in the knock-out stages Don/Ash completed their Junior B campaign with an impressive win over Nobber in Seneschalstown on Saturday. Stephen Breslin top scored with six points, Anthony McElearney notched 1 – 2, Donagh O’Donnell 1 – 1 and

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Championship Football

13th August 2016

Best of luck to our three Adult football teams who are in Championship Action this weekend Today Saturday our Junior B and Intermediate teams are in action as follows: Junior B Football Championship – Seneschalstown  @ 5.30pm Donaghmore Ashbourne vs Nobber Intermediate Football Championship – Seneschalstown  @ 7.00pm Donaghmore Ashbourne vs St. Michaels …. Tomorrow sees

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Don Ash links with new Meath Senior Management

13th August 2016

Plenty of changes on the Meath Senior Management front over the  last week. Congratulations to our former Senior Manager Andy Mc Entee  being announced as the New Meath Manager for the  coming 3 years. Andy’s selection team include his brother Gerry, Donal Curtis and  Finian Murtagh and Cormac Sullivan. In addition to the  coaching team our own Michael

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U12 Camogie take part in Camán to Croker

A MASSIVE congratulations and well done to our u12 Camogie Team who took part in the Camogie Associations ‘Camán to Croker’ Initiative yesterday in Croke Park. A very enjoyable day saw the girls take to the famous pitch for 3 games over the course of the morning. A great event which will be remembered by

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Dual Foundation Course

9th August 2016

Dual foundation course in club 10th And 13th August for practical session This practical session is a great opportunity to get started on coaching ladder Prompt 7pm start on 10th August Please inform Paddy Daly via the club reception ASAP to register your interest Places are filling up fast


Match Report: Junior B Football Championship Round 4

8th August 2016

Donaghmore /Ashbourne 0 – 06 Slane 2 – 10 Don/Ash lost out to a much stronger Slane side in this Junior B game at Skryne on Sunday. Don/Ash: Matty Davis, Anthony Lynn, Matty Finn, Michael McCabe, Liam Finn, Niall Moran, Rossa O’Donnell, Andy Brady, Niall Kavanagh, Cian Field 0 – 1, Jamie Dwyer, Stephen Breslin

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Match Report: Intermediate Football Championship Round 3

7th August 2016

Donaghmore/Ashbourne 0 – 12 Dunderry 0 – 08 Donaghmore/Ashbourne’s second string made it three wins from three in the Intermediate Championship with this hard fought win over previously unbeaten Dunderry at Skryne on Sunday. The south Meath side led at half time by seven points to three thanks to three points from David Dowd (1f),

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Upcoming Fixtures

3rd August 2016

A busy few weekends of Football Championship action coming up: Sunday 7th August in Skryne: Intermediate Football Championship Don/Ash v Dunderry @ 12.00 Junior B Football Championship Don/Ash v Slane @ 1.30 Saturday 13th August in Senchelstown: Junior B Football Championship Don/Ash v Nobber @ 5.30 Intermediate Football Championship Don/Ash v St. Michael’s @ 7.00

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Bereavement Notice

2nd August 2016

  Donaghmore Ashbourne GAA wish to extend their deepest sympathies to Terry Tormey and family on the passing of her sister  Vera Cunnane(nee Skelly), Ballinasloe, Co GalwayDeeply regretted by her loving husband Des, sons Desmond and John, brother Lar, sisters Mon and Terry, sisters-in-law Maura and Kitty, brother-in-law Joey, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing

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Match Report: A League Div 1 Rd 12

31st July 2016

Senechalstown 0 – 04 Donaghmore/Ashbourne 1 – 17 Despite missing a few regulars Don/Ash recorded a comfortable win over Senechalstown in the A League Div 1 on Saturday afternoon. The half time score was seven points to three but in a very one sided second half Don/Ash outscored their opponents by 1 – 10 to

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Match Report: Junior B Football Championship Round 3

30th July 2016

Don/Ash 1 – 05 St. Colmcilles 0 – 08 Donaghmore/Ashbourne had to settle for a draw with St. Colmcilles in this entertaining Junior B game at Duleek on Saturday evening after leading at half time by 1 – 4 to 2 points. Jamie Dwyer opened the scoring for Don/Ash with a point in the fourth

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Bereavement Notice

28th July 2016

Donaghmore Ashbourne GAA wish to send their deepest symapthies to former club Chairman Peter Fitzpatrick, his wife Anne & family on the passing of Anne’s brother Rory. Funeral arrangements are as follows: O’Donnell (Rory) (Ahawilk, Feohanagh, Co. Limerick and Rettig Myson Ireland) – July 27th. 2016, (unexpectedly), at University Hospital Limerick; beloved husband of Kathleen

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Club Lotto Jackpot is won

22nd July 2016

Champagne was popped last night when Liz and Frank presented the Club Lotto jackpot of €12,000 to Laura on behalf of Grace McLaughlin. Also congrats to the club sellers who pick up the sellers prize of €1,200


Match Report: Ladies Intermediate Championship Round 4

19th July 2016

Donaghmore Ashbourne Ladies Lose Out in Cracker Donaghmore Ashbourne 0-08 Royal Gaels 1-08 Date: Sunday 17th July Donaghmore Ashbourne hosted Royal Gaels on Sunday evening in what turned out to be a cracker of a game. Both sides were unbeaten but with Royal Gaels having won previous games by massive scores the Moors were unsure

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Match Report: Feis Cup Semi Final

18th July 2016

Donaghmore/Ashbourne 1 – 13 Dunshaughlin 1 – 10 Donaghmore/Ashbourne booked their place in the Feis Cup Final with a hard fought semi final win over Dunshaughlin at sunny Ratoath on Sunday afternoon. Andrew Tormey got Don/Ash off to a flying start with four points ( 3 frees ) in the first eight minutes. Dunshaughlin hit

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BIG LOTTO WIN

18th July 2016

HUGE CONGRATS TO GRACE MCLAUGHLIN WHO WON THE CLUB LOTTO OF €12,000. LAST NIGHT. THE NUMBERS WERE 4, 10, 11, AND 21. WELL DONE GRACE, ENJOY IT.


Match Report: Ladies Intermediate Championship Round 3

15th July 2016

Coca-Cola Intermediate Championship Round Three Date: Tuesday 12th July Full time: Donaghmore Ashbourne 1-14 Moynalvey 1-11 Half time: Donaghmore Ashbourne 1-10 Moynalvey 1-07 Donaghmore travelled to Moynalvey for a cracker of a game. The game was nip and tuck for the full 66 mins with the Moors coming out the winners by a small margin.

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Camogie Camp 2016

14th July 2016

Running from 10am to 1pm each day. Girls of all experience ranges (including new to Camogie) welcome.


Match Report – Third team on track for League Final Appearance.

14th July 2016

Donaghmore Ashbourne’s third team also move closer to League Final Competition: B League Reserve Division Date: 13th July 2016 Venue: Summerhill Referee: Jason Plunkett Full Time: Summerhill 2-05 Donaghmore Ashbourne 8-14 Half Time: Summerhill 1-01 Donaghmore Ashbourne 2-04   Donaghmore Ashbourne’s 3rd team continued their good run in the B league Reserve Division with a

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Match Report: Intermediate Football Team close to Final

12th July 2016

Donaghmore Ashbourne move closer to B1 League Final Competition: B league Division 1 Date: 11th July 2016 Venue: Ashbourne Full Time: Donaghmore Ashbourne 1-12 Wolfe Tones 0-05 Half Time: Donaghmore Ashbourne 0-05 Wolfe Tones 0-04 Donaghmore Ashbourne’s 2nd team continued their good run in the Division 1B league with a good 1-12 to 0-05 win over

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Match Report: Senior Football A League Div 1 Round 11

10th July 2016

Donaghmore /Ashbourne 2-14 St. Colmcille’s 1-04 Don/Ash continued with their winning ways in Div 1 of the A League with a convincing display against bottom of the table St. Colmcille’s at Ashbourne on Sunday. The home team raced into a 1-03 to no score lead after just six minutes and held an advantage of 1-08

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Meath Minors are Leinster ‘B’ Champions

7th July 2016

Meath 5-10 Kildare 1-10 Congratulations to the Meath Minors who defeated Kildare after a tremendous performance in Kinnegad. Well done to Donaghmore/Ashbourne girls Laurie, Aoibhin, Claire and Emma.  



Match Report: Ladies Intermediate Championship Round 2

5th July 2016

Coca-Cola Intermediate Championship Round Two Date: Tuesday 5th July Full Time: Donaghmore Ashbourne 5-06 Blackhall Gaels 3-07 Half Time: Donaghmore Ashbourne 3-03 Blackhall Gaels 0-05 Donaghmore played the 2nd round of the Championship v Blackhall in perfect conditions in Ashbourne. These 2 sides met last year with the Gaels coming out the victors, not this

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U8 Team Update

28th June 2016

Our U8 took part in the Gaeil Colmcille blitz in Kells at the weekend. We had 3 competitive games with great performances from the following players: Sean O’Driscoll, Matthew McCabe, Dara O’Sullivan, Jack Hickey, Sean Flynn, Alexander Douglas, Conor McCabe, Joe Concannon, Cillian McGrath, David Soden



Team Update: U12 Camogie

Our U12 Camogie team got the win they have been working so hard for. A great match against Clan na Gael last night in the club. A real team effort from start to finish. Well done SUPERSTARS🌟🌟🌟


Bereavement Notice

27th June 2016

Death of Tony Tennanty It is with regret that we learn of the death of Tony Tennanty, father of Valerie Donnelly. Removal is tomorrow Tuesday to St. Dympnas Church, Kildalkey arriving for 11am funeral mass. Burial afterwards in St James Cemetery, Athboy. We send sincere condolences to Valerie and David and the family.


U9 Team Update and Trip to Croke Park

As a fitting end to a great week of Go Games matches against St Pats on Tuesday and Ratoath on Saturday, some of our DonAsh U9s players, siblings and friends swapped their club jersey for county colours in Croke Park on Sunday. Our young stars left their playing boots at home, instead embracing the role

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Match Report: Senior Football A League Div 1 Round 10

27th June 2016

Duleek-Bellewstown 2.06 Donaghmore/Ashbourne 1.16 The Seniors extended their unbeaten run in the A League Div 1 with an impressive victory over Duleek-Bellewstown on Friday evening in Duleek. They started brightly with 1.04 on the scoreboard before the home side got their first score. With the goal coming from very nice football which ended with Squeek

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All Roads lead to Croke Park this weekend

22nd June 2016

This weekend sees an unique series of  games with three of Meath’s intercounty teams in action in Croke Park. On Saturday the Camogie team and Hurlers are in action as follows: 3.15pm  All Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship Final   – Meath  vs Down In this game we have our own Maggie Randle who is part of

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Camogie Update

Congratulations to our Intermediate Camogie team on winning against Boardsmill on Monday evening in the club.


Donaghmore/Ashbourne U12 Girls win Meath Shield Final

After going a goal down in extra time in the final in Dunganny, the girls came back to win against a strong Kilbride side by 2 points. Thanks to all parents and mentors for a long and fantastic season.


Match Report: Intermediate Football B League Div 1 Round 7

22nd June 2016

Donaghmore/Ashbourne 3-13 St. Patricks 2-05 Don/Ash came away from Stamullen with a 3-13 to 2-05 win over St. Patricks in the B League Div 1 game and in doing so over take them in topping the table on score difference. The visitors started brightly and led after six minutes by 1-02 to no score with

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Best of Luck to Emma, Abbie & Judy in Leinster u16 Football Final

Best of luck to Donaghamore Ashbourne girls Emma Moriarty, Abbie Timmons and Judy Bobbett in the Leinster Ladies u16 Final v Dublin. The final takes place this Sunday 26th in Clane at 3.15pm. In preparation the Girls had an inspirational talk by the legendary Sean Boylan. Best of luck to our superstars Abbie, Emma and

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U8 Dual Team Update

Our U8 dual team continued on their busy schedule with hurling games against St Pats and Trim in Stamullen last Saturday. We had some competitive games and great performances from all our U8s. Our players who took part in Stamullen were: Evan Tumbleton, James Woodruffe, Conor McCabe, Joe Concannon, Conor Jones, Sean O’Driscoll, Matthew McCabe,

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U10 Girls Leinster Blitz

A tremendous performance at the weekend by our U10 girls football team who played in the Leinster blitz in Bray and came away unbeaten. They won against Bray Emmets, Ballyboden St Endas, Maynooth, Kilmacud Crokes and drew with Round Towers Clondalkin. A big thanks also to the parents who gave vocal support on the day.


Pitch maintenance

17th June 2016

The damaged areas on pitch 2 have been stitch seeded this week. To allow for growth the areas inside the D at both ends has been closed off for approx. 2 weeks. Thank you for your cooperation. We regret any inconvenience this may cause but this work is essential. The Grounds Committee



Match Report: Intermediate Football B League Division 1 Round 5

17th June 2016

Donaghmore /Ashbourne 3 – 15 Dunshaughlin 0 – 05 Don/Ash ran out easy winners in this B League Div 1 game in Dunshaughlin on Wednesday evening. A Tony Morgan goal helped the visitors to a 1 – 6 to 0 – 4 lead at half time but after the interval. Don/Ash cut loose outscoring their

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Match Report: Senior Football A League Division 1 Round 9

15th June 2016

Donaghmore/Ashbourne 5-13 Navan O’Mahonys 0-11 Donaghmore/Ashbourne recorded a surprisingly easy win over an under strength Navan O’Mahonys side in this A League game at Ashbourne on Tuesday. The Navan side scored the first two points of the game but Don/Ash soon settled and playing some fast attacking football they established an interval lead of 2-09

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U8s Dual Team Update

Our U8 dual team continued their busy schedule with a hurling blitz at home to St Pats and Trim and football games at home to Skryne. We saw great performances across both codes by our U8s. Skryne Our players taking part in the Skryne games were: Matthew McCabe, Jack Burns, James Woodruffe, Jack Hickey, Sean

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Mentors required in our Ladies Football section

15th June 2016

Management teams are now being organised for U9’s, U11’S, U13’s, U15’s and Minor squads whose competitions take place in the Autumn. Anyone interested in helping out with any of these groups please contact Mary O’Shaughnessy at 086 053 3032 or give your name and contact details to Jackie at reception.


U12 Hurlers win B Shield County Final

Congratulations to our U12 Hurlers on winning their County Final at Páirc Tailteann last night. Final Score Donaghmore Ashbourne 0-11 to Killoyn 0-6. Rhys Thomas accepted the Shield to crown a brilliant team performance. Well done to all involved! See photos from the day here



Street League Finals

11th June 2016

Street League Finals 2016 This was our first year of “dual” games and it has been a great success. Numbers were substantially up on last year and everyone seems to have thoroughly enjoyed themselves. At the Finals, we had medal presentations & fun activities for all as well as the regular games. Many thanks to

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Strictly Don Ash 2016

Strictly Donaghmore Ashbourne is back for a second time! If you would like to take part contact Kathleen on 086 8713596 or Sarah on 085 7446676


Under 10 Hurling Blitz

8th June 2016

The u10 hurlers took part in a Blitz in Trim last Saturday. The lads are improving every week and had some very competitive games. Well done to all the boys who played and thanks to the parents for their continued support. The boys that played on Saturday were Callum Thomas, Derry O’Sullivan, Patrick Moran, JJ

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Golf Classic a success

5th June 2016

We had another great turnout for our annual Golf Classic with over 30 teams teeing off in Ashbourne Golf Course over the Bank Holiday Friday. The course as usual was in immaculate condition and we were blessed with perfect weather. Like the last number of years our golfers and guests were treated to our famous

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DonAsh GAA summer camp 2016

31st May 2016

After the huge success of the easter camp we’re thrilled to announce details of our summer camp.  Download application form from here Summer camp2016 app form or contact reception for more details.



Schools Out…

Schools Out… Celebrate with our famous steak barbeque Friday 3rd June


Golf Society Results – 2nd Outing – Beech Park

24th May 2016

Our Golf Society held their second outing of the 2016 season with a trip to Beech Park Golf Course in Saggart. Having seen this outing cancelled in 2015 due to a waterlogged course this year’s outing although went ahead was played in very tough conditions with wind and rain adding an extra level of difficulty.

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Minors Suffer League Final Disappointment

24th May 2016

Our Minor team travelled to Pairc Tailteann on Monday night on the  back of a couple tough performances with confidence that if they were to perform to their ability that they could  take home the  league title if they were to overcome the  1 point deficit defeat from the  earlier group game encounter with Na Fianna.  Unfortunately 

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Minor Footballers in League Final

23rd May 2016

Best of luck to our Minor Footballers who contest the  Division 1 League Final Tonight (Monday  23rd May) in Pairc Tailteann. Our lads have a very tough opposition in the Na Fianna side from Enfield  but  with  two hard games in the  semi final and semi final replay under our belt we showed great character and

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Ladies Footballers capture League Title

Division 2 League Final Donaghmore/Ashbourne 3-13 Summerhill 1-07 Well done to our ladies football team who captured the Division 2 league title on Sunday with a great 3-13 to 1-07  winning margin over Summerhill in Pairc Tailteann. Great to see success back in the  Ladies section again and more importantly we are back playing in the

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Meath V Louth 12th June

19th May 2016

Meath V Louth tickets. Please contact Jackie on 01 8499140 for match tickets. Leinster S.F.C. Quarter final, 12th June, 3.30pm, Parnell Park, Dublin. Group Pass (Under 16’s) – (Terrace Only) Groups Passes are provided for groups of Juveniles U-16 €3 per Juvenile and you are permitted to bring 1 adult free with every ten Juveniles,

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Fabulous u14 Girls fire 5-09 to earn a replay in Div 2 Semi Final

17th May 2016

On a sunny evening in Walterstown our u14 Girls played a dinger of a game v Walterstown in the Division 2 semi final. A furious battle between 2 superb teams , with Donaghmore/Ashbourne taking the early lead was played over 1 hour and 20 mins.  Donaghmore/Ashbourne were in the lead in the final minute but

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Match Report: Juniors make it two wins out of two in League

17th May 2016

B Reserve League game played at Simonstown 7.45 pm Monday 9th May 2016 Full-time Simonstown 0-05 Donaghmore Ashbourne 4-15 Halftime Simonstown 0-03 Donaghmore Ashbourne 2-07 Donaghmore Ashbourne’s third team traveled to Simonstown to fulfill this fixture on a warm sunny Monday evening. The away side started slowly and absorbed some sustained pressure from Simonstown before breaking

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Golf Classic and Summer Barbecue

17th May 2016

Donaghmore Ashbourne 2016 Golf Classic and Summer Barbecue Member are advised that out 2016 Golf Classic and Summer Barbecue takes place on Friday 3rd June. The golf takes place in Ashbourne Golf Club with teh presentation, barbecue and music in the club afterwards. If you want to book a team or sponsor a hole please

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Golf Society Outing 20th May

Donaghmore Ashbourne Golf Society Outing Beech Park, Saggart on Friday 20th May Tee Times available from 2.00pm to 3.30pm Contact Jackie on Reception to book a slot on 01 8499140


Donaghmore/Ashbourne Senior Ladies in Div 2 League Final

13th May 2016

Best of luck to our Senior Ladies Football team who have qualified for the Division 2 League Final. The Ladies, having played superb football, winning all but one of their round games, have earned themselves a well deserved place in the Division 2 Final against Summerhill. Not a bad feat considering this is only the

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Championship Weekend Again

13th May 2016

Another big weekend of Championship football as we hope to make it 3 wins out of 3 again! Our three teams are in action as follows: Friday 13th April 7.45pm Junior B Football Championship Donaghmore Ashbourne vs St. Peter’s Dunboyne Venue: Ratoath *** Sunday 15th April 2.00pm Intermediate Football Championship Donaghmore Ashbourne vs Drumbaragh Venue: Páirc Tailteann ***

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Hurling Plan

HURLING PLAN proposed by Meath Hurling Promotion and Development Committee – Have your say ….. Any comments ?? Click  Hurling Plan


Division 1 Minor Football League Semi-Final Replay

9th May 2016

Donaghmore/Ashbourne 3 – 12 Ratoath 1 – 15 Donaghmore/Ashbourne advanced in this high scoring Minor League semi final replay at Ratoath on Monday evening. After Ratoath opened the scoring with a point Don/Ash settled quickly and lead 5 points to 2 with a brace from Fenton, two Peadar Farrell frees and a point from Leo

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A BIG THANK YOU

9th May 2016

The sun shone on us yesterday at our Lá na gClub celebrations. There was a huge turnout both for the children’s fun activities and the adult match. We have fantastic volunteers in our club and so many of them pitched in yesterday to help out. A special thank you however must go to the organisers

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U9 football players in action on saturday against Trim GAA

The Donaghmore Ashbourne U9 football players were in action on #Saturday against Trim GAA in what turned out to be a superb exhibition of Go Games football and team play. The boys and girls of both teams embraced the Go Games spirit contributing to an exciting and fun packed couple of matches played in great conditions

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Best of Luck to Maggie Randle

30th April 2016

Best of luck today Maggie. We are all supporting you & the Meath Camogie team. We would like to wish Maggie Randle & the Meath Camogie team the very best of luck in the National League Division 2 Final. the final takes place in St Brendans Park, Birr at 4pm today. They play Galway. Maggie

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Its Street League Time Again

Well its Street League time again. Registration is on Wednesday 4th May at the Club. Children MUST BE REGISTERED in advanced to ensure participation. Click  Reg St. LEAGUES 2016 to download registration form.


Help needed

27th April 2016

Saturday morning help needed We badly need a few volunteers to help put out flags, hang goal nets, mark the pitches and cut the grass. This work is mainly done on Saturday mornings and is very important to our players. If you have an hour to spare please contact John Joe 087 2129367, Donal 0872787200

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Strictly Donaghmore Ashbourne 2016

Strictly Donaghmore Ashbourne is back for a second year If you would like to take part as a dancer or a volunteer please contact Kathleen on 086 871 3596 or Sarah on 085 744 6676.  


Championship Action is here

4th April 2016

Its that time of year folks when the Meath Football Championships starts again. The weekend of the 16th and 17th April sees our three adult football teams start their 2016 campaign. All the training since early January will now be put to the test. Players (well those who are not injured) are chomping at the

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Don Ash Golf Society – 1st Outing Results

4th April 2016

Golf Outing No 1 – Ashbourne Golf Course – 1st April 2016 (Paul Martin Memorial Trophy) Our Golf Society kicked off their 2016 season with the Paul Martin Memorial trophy in Ashbourne Golf Course. Despite the tough conditions with wind and later on rain we had almost 40 golfers tee off in this event with

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Easter Camp 2016

20th March 2016

DONAGHMORE ASHBOURNE GAA ‘BIG FUN’ EASTER CAMPS! Catering for 4 – 12 year olds Wk 1:  Mar 21st – 24th Wk 2:  Mar 29th – Apr 1st Contact the club for application form and further details


St Patricks Day

17th March 2016

St Patricks day : bar open @12.30 …All Ireland finals on tvs @ 2 & 4pm with racing also and Liverpool v Man.Utd. game @8pm and music from Peter Finnegan in the evening til late


St Patricks Day

17th March 2016

Your Club needs You. All members young and not so young are invited to march in the parade with your club. Come along and avail of the opportunity to show off your skills to the roar of the crowd. [details on the day] It will be great fun. Meet at Lidl 2pm.


Easter Camp

DONAGHMORE ASHBOURNE GAA    ‘BIG FUN’ EASTER CAMPS!          Closing Date Extended to Saturday 19th March  Catering for 4 – 12 year olds Wk 1:  Mar 21st – 24th.    Wk 2:  Mar 29th – Apr 1st.  Contact the club on 01 849 9140  for application form and further details.  


Match report from yesterday’s hurling league match

14th March 2016

Intermediate hurlers on the board thanks to Deery and Broderick hat-tricks Don/Ash 7-6 Kildalkey 4-6 Don Ash played into the wind for the first half Kildalkey started brightly and had 2 points on the board within 2 minutes. The first from the half forward line and the 2nd a great point from the 70 meters

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Paul Martin Memorial Golf Outing 1st April

14th March 2016

Timesheet now open for our annual Paul Martin Memorial Golf outing which takes place at Ashbourne Golf Club on Friday 1st April.  The event is sponsored by Tipperary House Bed & Breakfast, Moneyhill Construction, The Party King & Dial an Electrician. Tee times from 1pm-2.30. Call Jackie 8499140 to book your slot.


Strategy Plan Launch

25th February 2016

Strategic Vision and Action plan Launch night For the last 18 months, in conjunction with the GAA an enormous work has been going on by volunteers to complete the Donaghmore Ashbourne 5 year strategy plan. This strategy plan will drive the club forward in all key areas. It is something to be very proud of so

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5 year strategy Plan Launch night

25th February 2016

Strategic Vision and Action plan Launch night For the last 18 months, in conjunction with the GAA, enormous work has been going on by volunteers to complete the Donaghmore Ashbourne 5 year strategy plan. This strategy plan will drive the club forward in all key areas. It is something to be very proud of so

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These kids are our first dual team in the Club.

Our U8’s are playing against Naomh Mearnog on Saturday morning at 10:00 in Portmarnock.  These kids are our first dual team in the Club. They only started as a dual team back in December under the guidance of John O’Driscoll and his mentors. A very special thanks to the following young hurlers (Cathal Byrne, Sean

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Easter Fun Camp

Easter Hi Res 2


FINAL CHANCE TO SEE THE 2016 DON ASH PLAYERS PLAY

16th February 2016

  Members are advised that anyone who missed the opportunity to see our 2016 Play “The Real McCoy” has one final chance this coming Saturday night 20th February when they perform in The Venue Theatre, Ratoath. Tickets can be obtained by contacting The Venue Theatre direct on 01-6895600.


U 16 Leinster

13th February 2016

Best of luck to our U16 boys who play Bray Emmets on Sat 13th away.


Don.Ash. invites you to join a 2016 Allianz Hurling League Mini League called ‘Clash of the ASH 2016’.

Don.Ash. invites you to join a 2016 Allianz Hurling League Mini League called ‘Clash of the ASH 2016’. If you don’t have an account at allianzleaguespredictions.ie yet, please sign up athttp://www.allianzleaguespredictions.ie Once you are logged in, join 2016 Allianz Hurling League competition, click Join Mini League and enter code: ygw6MWIPSe2S. a Hurley and silotar will

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Pitch Update 10th February

10th February 2016

Please be advised that Pitch 1 remains closed until further notice. Pitch 2 is to be used for competitive matches only. No training or challenge matches allowed. We will keep you informed of updates as they arise and thank you for your cooperation.


Supervalu sponsor Junior Footballers

7th February 2016

Many thanks to Supervalu Ashbourne who provided sponsorship to our Junior Footballers  by providing essential training equipment. Many thanks to Stephen and his team for supporting the lads. As usual we ask our members to support Supervalu and indeed all our sponsors whenever you have the opportunity in appreciation of their valued sponsorship to our

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Seniors Off to Winning Start in League

7th February 2016

Well done to our senior team who got their 2016 league campaign off to a winning start with a 3-17 to 0-07 home win over Na Fianna on Saturday night. While it is good to get 2 early points on the board our lads should not get too carried away with the winning margin as

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A Message from the Tormey Family

3rd February 2016

A Message from the Tormey Family To our dear friends and fellow club members in Donaghmore/Ashbourne GAA. We would like to thank you for your support over the past number of weeks after the untimely passing of our Dad, Christopher. The phenomenal support in which we received from the club was comforting for our family

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Hurling Football Camogie – Boys / Girls Aged 5 to 11 year old


Easter Camp mentor application Download

EASTER CAMP Mentor APPLICATION FORM


Comedy Play

The Real McCoy


Coaching Course

6th January 2016

Meath County Board are running a ‘Fundamental Coaching Course” in the club on Saturday 16th Jan from 10am – 12.30pm. To book a place please contact Pat Daly at donashgogames@gmail.com.  


Reminder – Pitches closed

23rd December 2015

As previously noted all pitches remain closed until at least the beginning of February. We ask that everyone stays off the pitches in the meantime to allow the best possible outcome to the renovation work which we have carried out to date.


Christmas hours at the Club

23rd December 2015

Reception will be closed from6pm 23rd December until 9am 4th January 2016 Bar Hours – Mon-Fri except Christmas Day 6pm, Saturday & Sunday from 1pm. Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year to all our members, friends and supporters.



New Year’s Eve

21st December 2015

Music with Liam Tierney in the bar on New Year’s Eve.



2015 Development Draw Results

20th December 2015

2015 Development Draw Results Congratulations to Sean Clinton from Drogheda who won the top prize of a Toyota Corrolla in the 2015 draw that took place on Saturday night. Sean bought his ticket off senior footballer Ciaran Ellis. Kevin Drumgoole of St. Vincent’s claimed the second prize of €4000 with our own Donaghmore Ashbourne barman

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Bereavement Notice

19th December 2015

Bereavement Notice We regret to inform you of the death of Kathleen Rock. We send sincere condolences to the Rock family. Ar dheis de go raibh a anam dilis. Arrangements are as follows: ROCK (née Bartley), Kathleen – Dec. 18, 2015 (Finglas East) (peacefully) at home surrounded by her loving family, beloved wife of the

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Aoibhin Cleary is Meath’s Rising Star

16th December 2015

Congratulations Aoibhin – Meath LGFA Rising Star: Donaghmore/Ashbourne player Aoibhin Cleary won the coveted Rising Star Award at the Meath ladies football presentation night, held at the Newgrange Hotel in Navan. This award was recognition for Aoibhin’s contribution to her club U-16, minor and Intermediate teams, and for her performances at inter county level. Aoibhin

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Terms & Conditions for €50,000 Draw

15th December 2015

€50,000 – Draw Terms and Conditions  After all winning tickets from the Christmas Draw have been drawn from the drum they will be re-entered for the draw for the “Chance to win €50,000”  1 ticket will be randomly drawn for the “Chance to win €50,000” from the drum.  The purchaser’s name on the drawn ticket will

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Lotto Results 13th Dec

14th December 2015

This week’s lotto numbers were 4,5,8,28. No Jackpot winner yet again so our jackpot for next week will be €11,000. 6 Match 3’s each receive €35 – Ann & Jim Gibney, Lynn Ridgeway, Conal Ferry, Kathleen Tormey, Toby Mac & Stephen Cassidy. Many thanks to all who support our draw.


Adult Players Awards Night 27th Dec

11th December 2015

An awards night & medal presentation will take place on 27th Dec in the Bar. Player of the Year awards will also be awarded in football, hurling, camogie & ladies football. Medals will also be presented to winning teams of 2015. All welcome


U17’s in Div 1 Final

11th December 2015

Best of luck to our U17 team who face Na Fianna in the U17 championship final this Sunday 13th at 2.30 pm in Dunganny. All support welcome.


Christmas Draw

7th December 2015

Tickets are now available for the annual Christmas draw which takes place on Saturday 19th December in the club.


Bereavement Notice

6th December 2015

Bereavement notice We would like to express our sympathy to Bernadette Melia and family on the death of her sister Winifred Friel, Ballyheerin, Fanad, Donegal. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dilis. Reposing at her residence with rosary at 9pm tonight, Sundy. Funeral Mass on Monday, December 7th, at 11am in St Columba’s Church,

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Christmas Memories

30th November 2015

Storytelling is the oldest form of entertainment; it has been called the “theatre of the hearthstone”. Anthony O’Boyle returns to that great tradition, the art of storytelling with a new show, a nostalgic look back at Christmas in a small rural village in the west of Ireland. Here is an encapsulation of an era that

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Pitch Update 30th Nov 2015

30th November 2015

Pitch 2 is now closed for training and will remain closed until February. Pitch 1 is under repair and is also closed until further notice.


Hurling AGM 20th Nov 8.30 pm

Our hurling section are holding their AGM including parents meeting & Intermediate hurlers meeting on Friday 20th at 8.30pm. All parents, players, mentors and supporters are invited to attend. One In, All In.



U15 Ladies in Div 1 Final Sat 14th

11th November 2015

Best of luck to our U15 ladies who are in the Division 1 County Final this Saturday 14th November. They take on Dunboyne in what will be a hard fought game between two evenly matched teams. Throw in is at 3pm in Dunganny. Best of luck to all involved.


NO ACORNS THIS SATURDAY

NO ACORNS THIS SATURDAY – The Club is hosting the Garda Síochána Home Security Exhibition on Saturday in the Arena. Enjoy the break and see you all back on Saturday 14th November.



CRAFT &TRADE FAIR

4th November 2015

The Ashbourne Craft & Trade fair will be on SUNDAY 8th Nov 11am-5pm. FREE ENTRY craft fair poster 1


Garda Security Fair

4th November 2015

The Garda Security fair will be held in the indoor arena on SATURDAY 7TH Nov. 12-6pm. Free entry


Lotto Jackpot of €12,000 won this weekend

2nd November 2015

Congratulations to Joe Eager who had the four winning numbers for our Lotto Jackpot of €12,000 last night. Numbers drawn were 13,15,17,28. Next week’s jackpot is €9,800. Thanks to all who support our draw.


U21 QF Sun 8th

2nd November 2015

Our U21 team play Ratoath at 2pm next Sunday 8th at 2pm in Stamullen in their championship quarter final. Best of luck to all involved, all support welcome.


5 wins from 5 for U13 hurlers

Well done to our U13 Hurlers beating Donboyne 7-6 to 3-3 today. That 5 wins from 5 games, keeping them at top of the table. Great skill lads, keep it going.



Minor Ladies Championship Win

19th October 2015

Championship victory for Donaghmore Ashbourne Ladies Minor team at Oldcastle Final Score Oldcastle 1-09: Donaghmore Ashbourne 2 – 12 It is not too often that any ladies team can come away from Oldcastle with a Championship victory – but that is exactly what the Donaghmore Ashbourne ladies minor team achieved on Saturday 17th. This was

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Michael (Mick) Long R.I.P.

19th October 2015

It is with great sadness that we heard of the passing of Mick Long at the weekend. Mick and his family have had a longstanding association with Donaghmore Ashbourne GAA club. Mick was captain of the Donaghmore team who won the Meath Junior football championship in 1971. We would like to express our deepest sympathies

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Intermediate Hurlers Brendan Smith Cup Final Match Report

Donaghmore Ashbourne 3-13 Trim 3-10 Donaghmore/Ashbourne’s intermediate hurlers finished off their season with silverware, capturing the Brendan Smith Cup for the second time in three years after a thrilling 3 point victory over Trim in Klimessan on Saturday. In what was a tense game throughout, goals from John Broderick, Cian Field and Martin Quinn were

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The Brian Smith Trophy

We welcome the Brian Smith Trophy to the club, won by Donaghmore Ashbourne Intermediate Hurlers Sat 10th Oct 2015.


Donaghmore Ashbourne Hurlers win the League Final

Congratulations to Donaghmore Ashbourne Hurlers on winning the League Final today beating Trim in Kilmessan 3-13 to 3-10. Well done to mentors, players and all involved.  


Hurling News – Donaghmore Ashbourne in Final

Next Saturday 10th October is set for the Hurling League Division 3 Final Donaghmore/Ashbourne v Trim at 2.30pm in Kilmessan. This Saturday 10th October is a very big day for the club as our Hurlers line out for the Division 3 League Hurling Final. We take on Trim in Kilmessan at 2.30pm. The team have prepared as well as possible and hope

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Hurling News – IHC & SHC Finals

The starting times to   the  IHC & SHC  Finals to be played in Pairc Tailteann  on Sunday 11/10/15. IHC:   Final Clann na nGael CLG  v  Wolfe Tones CLG  will now be played at 12.30pm SHC:  Final  Kiltale CLG  v  Kildalkey CLG will now be played at  14.30pm


Minor matches

30th September 2015

Don Ash mens c/ship knockout game. Don Ash V St. Colmcille’s, Sunday 4th Oct , 11am in Piltown. Don Ash Ladies c/ship Thursday 1st Oct. Don Ash v St. Michaels 8pm home game.


Intermediate League final

30th September 2015

Intermediate league final Friday 2nd October: Don Ash V Simonstown in Duleek 8pm. All support very welcome.


Bereavement notice

30th September 2015

Bereavement notice. It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of Ann Lawless’s brother Frank Maxwell. The funeral arrangements are as follows: Frank Jude Maxwell, Portacarron, Oughterard, Co. Galway, September 25th 2015. Much loved husband of Alma and adoring father of Lucas. Loving son of Frank and Pat (Palmerstown, Dublin 20), brother

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Restrictions at Clubhouse re Strictly Sat 26th

24th September 2015

All dressing rooms will be closed on Saturday in preparation for Strictly Donaghmore Ashbourne. No matches to be played or training to take place on Saturday evening so as to reduce parking congestion. Your co-operation is appreciated. Frank O’ Donnell


Reception hours

22nd September 2015

Reception is manned from 9am – 6pm Monday to Friday with lunch from 1pm-2pm.


Strictly Tickets

22nd September 2015

Tickets for Strictly Donaghmore Ashbourne are available from the club reception & bar priced €20 each. Get yours soon before they’re sold out.


Stewards required for Strictly

17th September 2015

Only 9 days to Strictly Donaghmore Ashbourne which promises to be a fantastic night’s entertainment. As always there’s a lot of background work to be done to make events run smoothly. We are looking for volunteer’s to join our stewarding team on the night, if available contact Gerry Giblin 086 7772536.


Up for the Final – Saturday Night

15th September 2015

Join us this Saturday night in the bar for Jersey night . We will also have a raffle for 2 Hogan stand tickets for Sunday’s football finals and an auction for signed Dublin & Kerry jerseys. Music will be provided by Andy Byrne and band  



U14’s in Div 1 Final Tonight (Thurs 10th)

10th September 2015

The best of luck to our U14s who are in the U14 Meath Div 1 Championship FINAL this Thursday Sept 10th in Paddy O’Brien park (formerly Navan O Mahony’s) Navan. Throw in is 7pm. This is the first time the Paddy O’Brien Cup will be presented .Please come out and support the players and mentors,they

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ACORNS NURSERY BACK THIS SATURDAY 12th Sept.

The Acorns Nursery starts back this Saturday coaching football, camógie and hurling for boys and girls aged 4, 5  & 6. The club wishes the best of luck to all involved. Click in the image below to Link to Acorns Nursery Page info and FAQ.  


Congratulations to Kilkenny

Congratulations to Kilkenny who finish off the day with yet another All Ireland from the U13 Hurlers who beat Gaeil Colmcille/Kilskyre 11-8 to 6-8 this morning. IT ALL STARTS AT THE CLUB.


Up For the Match – All-Ireland Hurling Final

  Join Us in the  club for an evening of music and chat before the All-Ireland Hurling Final


Intermediate Hurling Championship

Intermediate Hurling Championship Don.Ash. vs Wolf Tones – Sat 29th Aug. – in Kilmessan – 6pm Last Game – Must win to stay Intermediate All Support Needed and Appreciated


Calling all past players and members…..

23rd August 2015

Calling all past players and members….. This September the club is launching an exciting revised Saturday morning Acorns structure. This structure will hopefully increase the intake numbers to our Nursery teams. The success of this will require a lot of support helpers. We have a team of mentors in place but more help is always

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U12 hurlers crowned Official Meath GAA Underage 7 a side champions

Congratulations to Donaghmore Ashbourne U12 hurlers crowned Official Meath GAA Underage 7 a side champions today. Having finished top of the group in the qualifying round 2 weeks ago, they started this morning with a win over neighbours Ratoath. Next up a 5 points to 5 draw with Kilmessan and win over Gaeil Colmcille/Kilskyre. With

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Clubhouse Maintenance

21st August 2015

As you are probably aware, we are currently without any Fás workers. As a result, the environs of the club are in need of attention. President Tommy Flanagan has kindly agreed to take responsibility for maintaining car parks, beds etc. Are you available for 1-2 hours on a Tuesday morning. Would you be prepared to

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Strictly Launch Night this Saturday

20th August 2015

Saturday night sees the launch of our Strictly Come Dancing with the dancing couples being announced. We will have live music & light refreshments will be served. All welcome.


This weekend’s championship fixtures

20th August 2015

Our Intermediate team take on St Michaels at 7.30 tomorrow Friday in Paddy O Brien Park while Sunday sees our Senior team play St Pat’s in Duleek at 2pm. All support of both teams would be welcomed and appreciated.


Donaghmore Ashbourne Intermediate hurlers earn first Championship Win

17th August 2015

Match Report – Don/Ash hurlers earn first Championship Win HT : Don/Ash 1-03 Kilskyre 2-07 FT – Don/Ash 4-08 Kilskyre 2-13 Donaghmore Ashbourne’s intermediate hurlers produced a stunning second half comeback to grab their first Championship win of the season and reignite their fight for survival Having trailed by 7 points at two stages in

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Intermediate Hurling Championship / Round 4:-

Donaghmore Ashbourne vs Kilskyre Tomorrow Sunday  12 midday Paddy O Brien Park, Navan THEY NEED AND DESERVE YOUR SUPPORT


Flower demonstration

14th August 2015

I am delighted to welcome Mr Christopher White to do a demonstration of his flower arranging skills on Friday, 21st August. Christopher has been flower arranging for over 25 years and has been a medal winner at Chelsea Flower Show for the past 6 years. He has also won medals at Bloom every year since

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Junior B match report

10th August 2015

Donaghmore Ashbourne Junior B team played Trim in their last group game of the campaign and were well deserved winners in a keenly contested tie. Donaghmore Ashbourne started well with a point from play by Ciaran Buckley after 2 minutes. Trim attacked and after a succession of wides registered their first point after 6 minutes.

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Donaghmore / Ashbourne Hurlers have reached the 2015 League Final.

The adult hurlers of Donaghmore / Ashbourne have reached the final of the 2015 league. In the semi final they beat Drumree 1-10 to 9 points. This win was well earned and deserved having  put in a gutsy team performance. They lead 7 points to one at half time. Eventhough they faced a very strong

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Donaghmore/Ashbourne Hurlers have reached the 2015 league final

The adult hurlers of Donaghmore / Ashbourne have reached the final of the 2015 league. In the semi final they beat Drumree 1-10 to 9 points. This win was well earned and deserved having  put in a gutsy team performance. They lead 7 points to one at half time. Eventhough they faced a very strong

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Intermediate Hurling League Semi Final

1st August 2015

Donaghmore Ashbourne Hurlers are in action this Monday August 3rd v Drumree in the Intermediate League Semi Final. Throw in 7pm in Ratoath. All support welcome.


Strictly Donaghmore/Ashbourne

30th July 2015

Save the date! With just 2 weeks until our dancers begin their training, we invite you to join us in the club on Saturday August 22nd for our Strictly Donaghmore/Ashbourne Launch Night. Come meet our dancers and support them as they are paired with their dancing partners for the very first time! All welcome


Strictly Donaghmore/Ashbourne

Save the date! With just 2 weeks until our dancers begin their training, we invite you to join us in the club on Saturday August 22nd for our Strictly Donaghmore/Ashbourne Launch Night. Come meet our dancers and support them as they are paired with their dancing partners for the very first time! All welcome


1st Annual Coaching Conference

Donaghmore Ashbourne GAA Club will hold its 1st Annual Coaching Conference on Saturday 5th September in their clubhouse. The theme of this year’s conference is “Laying Foundations for Future Success” and will focus on key skills of kicking, tackling, decision making and fundamentals of Gaelic games.  Guest speakers include; John Morrison, Sean O’Toole, Paul Clarke, Paudie Butler,

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Under 21 Football Management

17th July 2015

Donaghmore Ashbourne Adult football committee are seeking applications for the  position of Under 21 Football Management for the coming year. The competition normally runs at the  end of the club championship (around Oct to Dec). Anyone wishing to  be considered should contact Jackie at the reception.


IMPORTANT LEAGUE GAMES FOR ADULT FOOTBALLER

17th July 2015

On Friday night our Senior Team travel to Dunboyne to play St.Peter’s. With three games to go in the competition our lads need to pull off a victory if we are to give ourselves a chance of a place in the league final. This game throws in at 19.00.  


CLOTHES RECYCLING DAY

17th July 2015

Members are advised the club are holding a clothes recycling day on Saturday 25th July. This is an easy way to get rid of those unwanted clothes and help raise funds for the club. We get paid on the weight of the items collected.  Items that can be  dropped off include clothes, bed linen, towels. curtains,

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Golf Society Captain’s Day

16th July 2015

Date for your Diary. The 2015 Donaghmore Ashbourne Golf Society Captain’s Day takes place in the fabulous Killen Castle Golf  Club on Friday 14th August. The event will be followed by Dinner in the club and music by Peter Finnegan. Timesheet will open soon.


Hard luck Andy and Byran

14th July 2015

Hard luck to Andy Tormey and Bryan Menton and the Meath team at the weekend when they  lost out narrowly to  Tyrone in the All Ireland qualifier series in Omagh. With a little more luck the lads could have been in the draw this morning.


Congratulation Eoighan and Emma

13th July 2015

Congratulations to senior footballer Eoighan Riordan and Emma Doran on their marriage at the  weekend. Best of luck from all at the  club.  


Player Profile – Sean Hogan

12th July 2015

  Sean Hogan Age : 16 Current Club Teams Played For : U16 Football, U17 Football, U16 Hurling, Minor Football Current County Teams Playing for : Meath U16 Football, Meath U16 Hurling Favourite Position : Goals Favourite Gaa Player : Paudie Maher (Tipperary) Favourite Sporting Person outside GAA : Paul O Connell Favourite Movie: Forest Gump Favourite Food :  Bacon and Cabbage

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Player Profile – Alice McGrath

12th July 2015

Alice McGrath Age : 12 Current Club Teams Played For : U13 Camogie, U15 Camogie & U13 Ladies Football Current County Teams Playing for : N/A Favourite Position : Midfield or Forward Favourite Gaa Player : Bernard Brogan Favourite Sporting Person outside GAA : Katie Taylor or Nadia Coyle Favourite Movie: The Hunger Games Favourite Food :  Sushi Best Playing Moment

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Player Profile – Michael O’ Sullivan

12th July 2015

  Michael O’ Sullivan Age : 10 Current Club Teams Played For : U10 Football, U10 Hurling & U12 Hurling Current County Teams Playing for : N/A Favourite Position : Midfield Favourite Gaa Player : Joe Canning Favourite Sporting Person outside GAA : Rory McIlory Favourite Movie: The Unbeatables Favourite Food :  Cod and Chips Best Playing Moment

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Tickets – Meath v Tyrone Qualifier Sat 11th

6th July 2015

Tickets for Saturdays SFC Qualifier v Tyrone which takes place in Healy Park Omagh at 3pm can be ordered from the clubhouse. Stand tickets (unreserved) @ 15, U16’s admission free. Call the clubhouse 8499140 to order yours.


Under 15 & 17 Mentors

30th June 2015

Donaghmore Ashbourne GAA Club’s Juvenile Games Development & Coaching Committee are seeking applicants for the position of Under 15 & Under 17 mentors. Applicants for either position should complete the Mentor Application Form which is available in the download HERE and return to the Club Reception on or before 6pm on Friday, July 17th. Applications

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Golf Society – Saturday 4th July – Rathcore

28th June 2015

Golf Society – Saturday 4th July – Rathcore Our next outing takes place on Saturday 4th July to Rathcore, tee times from 11am – 12.30 pm. Timesheet now open. Call Jackie 8499140 to book your slot.  


Tickets

20th June 2015

Leinster S.F.C. semi finals 28th June Croke Park.  Westmeath V Meath 2pm,  Dublin V Kildare 4pm.  Electric Ireland Leinster MFC semi final Dublin V Kildare 12 noon.  Club Juvenile teams up to and including U16s group passes for Davin Stand €3. each. One adult free with every ten Juveniles. Adult  groups, Davin and Hogan stand.

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Junior B’s lose out in Championship opener.

15th April 2015

Trim’s strength is the Key Date: 15th April 2015 Venue: Skryne Full Time: Donaghmore Ashbourne 0-07 Trim 1-09 Half Time: Donaghmore Ashbourne 0-03 Trim 0-04 Donaghmore Ashbourne’s third string side lost their opening Junior B championship game to Trim’s second team in Skryne on Tuesday evening. The heritage town team’s dominance in terms of physical

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