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Club Newsletter - Issue 1 2021

Updated: Feb 21


In this issue:

Match or Covid-19 Updates on Playing

Senior Team Updates

Juvenile and Academ Updates

Fundraising and Lotto Updates

Health and Well Being

Useful Links from across the GAA

Club Notes and Sympathies


Match / Covid-19 Updates

No fixtures or results – latest Covid-19 guidelines here.


Senior Team Updates



Nicola Thorne has been called up into the Dublin senior camogie squad for 2021. Best of luck to her and the Dublin girls for the year. Great to have a representative at senior inter-county level.


See the G4M&O's interview with Lyndsey Davey here.



Juvenile and Academy update



Harps February Fitness Team Challenges in week 3 - Great engagement by teams so far, over 200 responses in week 1, 4869km covered and 627 skill sessions.


Virtual Academy is back 3 weeks now and numbers good with gret activity every Saturday.

Louise is also running virtual training sessions for teams that want them.


Harps Virtual academy back online every Saturday from 11:30am for U8's and U9's.


Also support for U8, U9 and U10 through Fitness Frolics every Thursday – Dublin GAA Coaching and Games Development.


Club Lotto and Fundraising Community Initiatives


Fingal County Council Community Call - asked by FCC to take some Fingal Age Friendly Guide Booklet (Includes local info, quizzes etc.) and deliever to members. We've covered some area's and if you would like a booklet just ask.


Huge thanks fro Colin Daily for his SCC Weekly Challenge – great particpairtion on the gaelic challenge he set the students in week 1.


No winner yet of the Zingo jackpot - now at €5300. Play here.


Health and Wellbeing


Irish Life every Step counts challenge. Club goal to collectively walk 4,000km. Prize fund of €5000 O’Neill’s vouchers per province.


Skerries Harps registered for Ireland Lights up 2021 – watch this space and Facebook for details. Deferred at the moment.

GAA Diversity and Inclusion Webinar series postponed by GAA but Skerries Harps registered and committed to ensuring we are an inclusive and diverse club.

Dublin Health Week from March 1st- 5th – detail to follow. Again posts will be here on blog and on our Facebook page.


Useful Links to resources:


https://www.gaa.ie/stories/read-the-latest-club-newsletter-january-2021/

https://camogie.ie/news/


Club Notes and Sympathies

The club wish to extend its deepest sympathies to


Derek and Louise Dervan, and extended family, on the passing of Derek’s father, John.

https://rip.ie/death.../john-dervan-loughrea-galway/449166


John and Oonagh Ward, and extended family, on the passing of John’s father, Keith.

https://rip.ie/death-notice/kevin-p.-ward-navan-meath/448850


Terry McGinnis and extended family, on the passing of Terry’s sister, Monica McGurk.

https://www.funeraltimes.com/monicamcgurk388892413


The family of Theresa Quinn.

https://rip.ie/death.../theresa-quinn-skerries-dublin/445432


Paul McQuaid and the extended McQuaid Family on the sad passing of Paul’s father Johnny McQuaid.

https://rip.ie/dea.../johnny-mcquaid-emyvale-monaghan/442921


Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

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