Ballymac GAA Club Grounds Remain Closed.
This past week we as well as other clubs were sent a reminder that at present all GAA Grounds remain closed until July 20. The only activity we are insured for at the moment is normal maintenance /grass cutting etc.
PLAY BALL: (Ballymac On-Line only Lotto) is now open to purchase.
This on line lotto will run for the duration of the challenge of social distancing.
We have been instructed by Croke Park to continue to adhere to the restrictions and to refrain from any gatherings. These measures are expected to remain in place until at least the July 20.
We recommend that the club force app be downloaded as we will send individual emails and updates via the app.
This Club Force app can be downloading on Apple Store for iPhone and iPad and Google play for android phones.
The initial Jackpot is for €500.00
Weekly Lucky dip prize to the value of €20.00
The jackpot increases by €20.00 each week.
Numbers played from 1 to 32
The purchase options are: 3 lines for €5 for 1 weeks entry with an option to play for 1 draw, 5 draws, 10 draws and 16 draws.
Maximum purchase at the moment is 16 weeks.
The Draw will be conducted live via Facebook every Monday night at 9pm and we will use the online facility on our Clubforce application to this.
The Jackpot if not won will be added to Ballymac GAA Lotto when activities resume post Social Distancing.
Kerry GAA Store Competition
Earlier this week the Kerry GAA store announced on their Facebook page- @kerrygaastore – that they are holding an Art Competition for all Kerry GAA Fans with a super prize for the winner… which is a choice of one of the four Official Jerseys.
To be in with a chance to win, all one has to do is to draw a picture of their favourite Kerry Player wearing one of the four new jerseys (see pictures of the jerseys below)and send the entry through Kerry GAA Store Facebook Messenger or email the entry to: firstname.lastname@example.org Winner will be announced on Sunday May 31st!!
The Kerry GAA Store will post as many entries as they can on their Facebook pageGet the pencils & paint out and start drawing! Wishing our young and not so young supporters the best of luck !
Kerry COVID-19 Community Helpline
Kerry COVID-19 Community Helpline has been set up for a number of weeks now, where a member of our Community can contact the Helpline for non emergency & non medical assistance or
Open 7 days a week from 8am – 8pm
Freephone 1800 807 009
Text “Support” followed by your name to 50555
Its very important to use trustworthy and reliable sources to get the up to date news on COVID-19, sometimes it can be difficult to separate facts from rumours.
Read up to date factual information here:
Local Link Kerry Teams with The Ballymacelligott Support Group
Local Link Kerry in association with The Ballymacelligott Support Group are working in partnership to deliver groceries etc from the Halfway Shop each Tuesday and Friday to those that are housebound and cocooning.
To avail of this service all you need to do is ring Pat McCarthy or Padraig McCarthy at the Halfway Shop each Monday or Thursday with your order and it will be delivered the following day.
Pat can be contacted at 087 284 5575 or Padraig at 087 970 1687 and payment can be made over the phone.
Please provide your Eircode for ease of delivery.
We hope people will avail of this service and are very welcome to do so!!
Ar Scáth a Chéile a Mhairimíd
We extend our deepest sympathise to the family of Moss Spillane who passed away earlier this week. Moss was well known and well liked by all of us in Ballymac GAA who attended games in Austin Stack Park and Caherslee Grounds. May he RIP.
If anyone in our community would like to avail of our web site etc for Community Notes during this time just drop a text to 0879795220 or email email@example.com
Keep practicing the below and play your part by :
– Reduce social contacting – stay apart but stay in contact with family, friend & neighbours
– Distance yourselves 2 metres from people in shops and supermarkets
– Stop shaking hands
– Avoid touching our eyes, nose or mouth
– Washing our hands regularly and practice cough and sneeze hygiene
– Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces