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Feb
22
2021

Fantasy Cheltenham is back!!!

***GET YOUR TICKETS FOR FANTASY CHELTENHAM*** Cheltenham is back!! Skryne GFC are running Fantasy Cheltenham to inject even more excitement into this famous Race Meeting. Tickets are €20. Click here for more details and to find out how to register.    

Jan
31
2021

A Look Back in Time. Skryne GFC 1900 to 1940

January usually sees our teams limbering up for the start of the Leagues. However with the Covid 19 lockdown, we will have to wait until later in the year to see our season start. In the meantime, it is worth remembering the rich history of our great club.  This history was brilliantly catalogued in David Carty’s fantastic books ‘A History of the GAA in Skryne – The Blue Kings of Tara’. If you haven’t already […]

Dec
15
2020

A tribute to Sean Smyth

The Parish of Skryne and particularly Skryne GFC were plunged into mourning this week on hearing of the sad passing of Séan Smyth (Skryne) after an illness borne with typical determination and without complaint. Séan is a former Chairperson of Skryne GFC and was instrumental in a  tremendous amount of the improvement work carried out at McManus Park over a long number of years. As far back as 1981 Séan, along with his Committee, set […]

Dec
15
2020

Skryne GFC AGM 2020

Skryne GFC held their first ever virtual AGM yesterday evening, Monday 14th December 2020 using the Microsoft Teams online platform. We had 28 delegates in attendance in what was to be the last AGM under the chair of outgoing Chairperson Senan McGrath who completed a successful 3 year term in the position. Secretary Dan O’Leary also stepped down from his position with Gina Doherty elected as the incoming Secretary. The following delegates were elected onto […]

Dec
13
2020

Santa makes a surprise visit to Skryne.

Santa made a Surprise visit to Skryne with the Aid of Stephen Naughton, Christy O Connor and Johnny Quinn and his pickup. Santa gave the reindeers a rest a Johnny was able to give Santa a tour of the parish with multiple stops from early in the day. We also received some leaked information on Santa’s flight path and his check list that is attached. A big shout out to Stephen Naughton who put the […]

Oct
9
2020

Covid Support Group

Unfortunately the pandemic is still around and we want to let people know that the Covid Support Group is still there if help is needed. If you need help or vulnerable please reach out to us. We have listed some volunteers who have offered there help from Groceries to collecting medication or delivering or collecting Post. The pandemic isn’t gone but together we can get through this. Again “Help is here” and please don’t be […]

Sep
24
2020

Skryne GFC goes Snap Crackle and POP thanks to Kellogg’s and receive a cheque for €25,000.00

In the history of the club yesterday had to be up there as one of the most memorable. With the year that we have had we were overwhelmed and shocked at the great news we had received. To raise money for a fund raiser takes months of hard works and volunteers dedication. With Skryne hosting the Kellogg’s Cul Camps this year and thanks to Damien Sheridan who is our GPO who did fantastic work along […]

Jun
29
2020

Skryne & Rorys Stories Solo Challenge for Livie

11 Clubs including Skryne GFC took part in a campaign to raise much needed funds for Livie. It was a Solo Challenge where Skryne had to solo from a Ballymagarvey Village to The Snailbox with Rory from Rory’s Storie’s. Rory had a massive challenge ahead and credit must go to him for taking on the challenge. Both Rory & Trevor got things under way and there was the odd reminder and shoulder they were both […]

Jun
14
2020

Blotto re-commencing. First draw on Sunday 21st June at 7pm

We are recommencing our Club Blotto with a draw taking place on 21st June at 7pm. Jackpot is currently at €8200. Click here to play online. You can also purchase envelopes in Swans or from your local sellers. For our annual and online players that have contributed during the COVID lockdown period we will draw ten names that will teach win €40. You can purchase an Annual Blotto starting at €100 per year via Standing […]

Mar
28
2020

Help is Here !!!!

As the Government & HSE move to the next phase i have no doubt people are waking up this morning thinking its a bad dream. Unfortunately its not. As a community we will get through this together and we really need to adhere to the Government & HSE advice. Skryne GFC made a decision to close all amenities and although this has been a tough call it is one that everyone is abiding to and […]

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