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(171) declan
Sat, 15 November 2014 16:43:28

Great win for the under 21 team today. A hard fought win after extra time. Well done lads. Semi final looms.

(170) Séamus
Thu, 13 November 2014 20:48:37

A chairde gaeil,

Calling all coaches & perspective coaches at Naomh Éanna (U6 to U16) have been offered a fantastic opportunity from the Ulster Council regarding coaching. 

Niall Fox would like to meet all coaches on Thursday 27 November at 7.30 at the club. 

Please confirm your place with Katrina McDonnell

(169) Séamus
Wed, 12 November 2014 20:26:49

Dianchúrsa Gaeilge | Intensive Irish Class
Seomra Ranganna Ghaelscoil Éanna | In Gaelscoil Éanna:

Dé Sathairn 15ú Samhain @ 10in | Saturday 15th November @ 10am

Dianchúrsha – Fíor Bunleibhéal | Bunleibhéal | Meánleibhéal | Ardleibhéal
Dianchúrsha – Complete Beginners | Beginners | Intermediate | Higher

Dianchúrsha lae sa Ghaeilge agus lón ina dhiaidh.
Tá seirbhis chúraim leanaí san áireamh. Is gá áit a chur in áirithe roimh re. £10, Gaelscoil Éanna.
One day irish language course with lunch and childcare included – pre booking essential £10, Gaelscoil Éanna.

The monthly Éanna language course is back, club members a especially welcome

Bígí Gaelach, Bígí Slán, Bígí Linn.

(168) Séamus
Wed, 12 November 2014 20:22:45

U21 A Football Championship - Quarter Final
Saturday 15th November 2014 @2pm

Naomh Séamas V Naomh Éanna @ Naomh Séamas Aldergrove

(167) Róisín O'Hare
Mon, 10 November 2014 22:34:54


On Saturday 9th November four delegates from Naomh Eanna CLG joined 300 GAA members from across the province for the Ulster GAA/ Irish News 'Slainte is Tainte' Conference. In line with the recent directive which comes into force in January, clubs nationwide are being asked to put health and wellbeing on a more formal platform by appointing a dedicated officer with responsibility for this issue.

Guest Speakers included Dr Conor McClean from the Ulster University, Caral Ni Cuilin, Minister for the Dept. of Culture, Arts and Leisure, Dr Eddie Rooney from the Public Health Agency and Oisin McConville Armagh player and manager of Crossmaglen Rangers.

There were several workshops throughout the day which included "coping with crisis", "addressing addiction","from playing well to staying well" "heads up- mental health" and "Mol an Oige". These proved to be both extremely informative and enjoyable with speakers at the workshops including the lovely Jarlath Burns, county players Niall McNamee and Alan O'Mara and Colm Keenan from Victim Support. There were also speakers from the Samaritans, Cancer Focus NI and the GPA.

A surprise speaker was Kevin McCloy, Derry player, who as you may remember had a cardiac arrest during a match at Owenbeg, during the summer. Kevin was there as an ambassador of the Cormac Trust, (set up in memory of the late Cormac MacAnallen) who actively campaign for the provision and proper maintenance of defibrillators at all pitches. His presentation was a poignant reminder of how they can be literally lifesaving!! However he did make it clear that there was no point a club having a defib, if it wasn't maintained properly and if club members weren't trained to use it. His message couldn't have been clearer, and it behoves all clubs to take this on board.

Without doubt, the most impressive speech of the day came in the afternoon from Armagh star, Oisin McConville who with blistering honesty told off his struggle with a gambling addiction. He outlined in stark detail how when he started off gambling (at age 14),he fell in love with gambling but that it ended up controlling him. He went as far as admitting that even when his father died, all he could think about was gambling. He stated that " Gaelic Football kept me alive, training & matches were the only places that I felt comfortable" He emphasized the importance of asking for help, and praised Ulster GAA for the lead they were taking on dealing with issues pertaining to health and wellbeing, a fact that had been previously been made by Dr Eddie Rooney from the Public Health Authority.

All in all an extremely enlightening, enjoyable and educational day, not least with the words of Dr Conor McClean ringing in our ears that exercise can counter the negative effect of the good old Ulster Fry!! He told us even with our u6s we were doing great things, teaching them the fundamental principles of movement (I knew we were doing something right!!) and that it was never too early or late to start!!

(166) Séamus
Mon, 10 November 2014 16:42:27

U21 A Football Championship - Quarter Final
Saturday 15th November 2014 @2pm
Naomh Séamas V Naomh Éanna @ Naomh Séamas Aldergrove

we ask everyone to attend in club colours!
Naomh Éanna Abú

(165) Séamus
Mon, 10 November 2014 16:11:58

A chairde,
As part of the Indoor Go Games, Naomh Éanna U6 Boys Peil|Football, have been invited to Andersonstown Leisure Centre on Saturday 15th November (times and further details to follow)
Please confirm your son's name and class, if attending to Séamus 07889058579

Tá súil agam go bhfuil sibh ann agus bhainfidh muid an-sult as!
Na Éanna Óga Abú

Le meas

(164) Séamus
Mon, 10 November 2014 15:48:32

Dianchúrsa Gaeilge | Intensive Irish Class
Seomra Ranganna Ghaelscoil Éanna | In Gaelscoil Éanna:
Dé Sathairn 15ú Samhain @ 10in | Saturday 15th November @ 10am
Dianchúrsha – Fíor Bunleibhéal | Bunleibhéal | Meánleibhéal | Ardleibhéal
Dianchúrsha – Complete Beginners | Beginners | Intermediate | Higher
Dianchúrsha lae sa Ghaeilge agus lón ina dhiaidh.
Tá seirbhis chúraim leanaí san áireamh. Is gá áit a chur in áirithe roimh re. £10, Gaelscoil Éanna.
One day irish language course with lunch and childcare included – pre booking essential £10, Gaelscoil Éanna.

(163) Séamus
Mon, 10 November 2014 15:47:53

Child Protection
The county have organised a child protection course for all club members, coaches, mentors and parents within our brilliant club.
The course with Kieran Megraw (Regional Development Officer: Antrim) shall be held in the Gaelscoil (tea, coffee and something nice will be available), on Tuesday 25th November, 7pm to 10pm.

It is worth stressing how important it is that you take or refresh your child protection training at least once or twice every two years, so with that in mind please confirm you place on the course by emailing me your name (if there is anyone you know that would be interested in attending let them know and confirm their name).
There will be an opportunity on the night to complete the Access forms.
(Contact Séamus or Chris Quinn)

(162) Séamus
Mon, 10 November 2014 15:47:09

Coaching Clinic not to be missed!
Saturday 10th January from 10am -1pm, mark it in the diaries (Contact Niall Murphy for more details).

(161) Séamus
Mon, 10 November 2014 15:33:04

On Sunday 9th November, Naomh Éanna took part in the County Antrim Scór na nÓg, it was held in St Ergnat's Hall in Moneyglass.
The categories where:

• Rince Fóirne (Céilí Dancing)
• Amhránaíocht Aonair (Solo Singing)
• Aithriseoirecht/Scealaíocht (Recitation/Storytelling)
• Ceol Uirlise (Instrumental Music)
• Bailéad Ghrúpa (Ballad Group)
• Tráth na gCeisteanna (Question Time)

Naomh Éanna had representatives from all parts of Pobal Éanna including, Naomh Éanna - Girls and Boys football, hurling and Camogie, Gaelscoil Éanna and Glengormley school of traditional music.
There was a big presence from the club in competitors, parents, mentors and of course the Fear a' Tí.

Special mention to Chris Uí Choinn (Fear a' Tí), Joanne Kinnear (Cultural Officer, Múinteoir Teresa and Ray Morgan.
The standard was very high and is a great experience for all involved.

Naomh Éanna Abú.

(160) Séamus
Mon, 10 November 2014 14:57:46

Saturday 8 November 2014 - Report by Michael Scott

U21 football championship – Naomh Éanna 2.11 v Cú Chulainns Dunloy 3.0
Following their first round victory over St Galls which was played 2 weeks ago, our U21 footballers were back in action on Saturday with a 2nd round clash with Dunloy. Played in terrible conditions, Naomh Éanna ran out convincing winners on a scoreline of 2.11 to 3.0.
Naomh Éanna started really well. The midfield partnership of Joe Maskey and Ruairi Scott dominated proceedings in the middle. Both players were spraying diagonal passes across the pitch which Dunloy could not deal with. Rian Gillan at Full-forward was causing all sorts of problems with his fielding ability and strong running.
Naomh Éanna went into an 8 nil lead after 20 minutes. 2 Points from Gillan, 5 from Scott, and 1 from Healy made things look very comfortable for Naomh Éanna. Dunloy finally got off the mark after 23 minutes with a high ball into the Naomh Éanna square, the ball broke to the on running centre half forward who buried it into the Naomh Éanna net. To their credit Naomh Éanna did not wilt they added a further 2 points before the break to lead by 7 on a score-line of 0.10 to 1.0.
The second half started just like the first, Naomh Éanna having all the play but unlike the first half they couldn’t score. 7 wides in the first 10 minutes was a poor return for their dominance. Dunloy got a life line with a rather soft penalty, the Dunloy centre half forward dispatched the ball into the net and the lead was down to 4. Straight from the kick out St Endas moved the ball at pace up the field and Rian Gillan scored a lovely goal to extend the lead to 7. Dunloy started to dominate for the first time in the game, and they got their reward with a 3rd goal.
Naomh Éanna then made a couple of substitutions which had an instant impact. Michael Morgan came on for Tieran Curran while Anto Curran came on for Donal Walsh. Almost with their first touch of the ball, the 2 subs linked together and Michael Morgan scored a nice goal. Within minutes they repeated the move and this time the Dunloy keeper pushed Anto Curran’s shot over the bar for a point. This killed off the game and Naomh Éanna now move into the quarter final were they play Aldergrove this Saturday -15 November.
The team was – C Losty, F Eastwood, K Hillen, D McNulty, N Heatley, R Kennedy, C Eastwood, R Scott (0.7 5 f), j Maskey, C Little, J McAuley, K Healy (0.1), T Curran, R Gillan (1.02), D Walsh. Subs M Morgan (1.0), A, Curran (0.1), C Thompson

(159) Paul Mc Keown
Sun, 26 October 2014 20:43:41

A Chairde,

The A.G.M will take place in the clubrooms on Wed.29th October @ 8.00pm sharp

all senior/adult members are invited to attend.

Go raibh maith agat

(158) Séamus
Wed, 22 October 2014 12:30:47

A Chairde Gaeil,

Due to funding restrictions this year's "Oíche Shamhna (Halloween)" celebrations have been cancelled.
As an alternative there are activities available elsewhere in Gleann Ghormaithe.

Enjoy Ghouls & Fools in Glengormley this Halloween
4pm – 9pm on Thursday 30th October
This event will take place in the Community Park & Glengormley Town Centre.

(157) Ciaran McCavana
Thu, 9 October 2014 16:58:05

A Chairde Gaeil,

To celebrate the life of one our Gaeilgeoirí and to help raise funds in aid of Cystic Fibrosis, there will be a very special event in Cumann Naomh Éanna on Saturday 11th October - doors open 8pm.

Naomh Éanna CLG will host a fantastic night in memory of Ciarán Murphy who sadly passed away after his long fight with Cystic Fibrosis.

Ciarán was a Naomh Éanna man and was a great supporter and assisted in ensuring the long term Sporting, Educational, Language and Community development of our club.

Please come out and show your support for Ciaran agus Clann Uí Mhurchú who have over the years quietly and unassumingly been great members of our club.

Entry is £5 and admission is payable at the door!

(156) Paul Mc Keown
Sun, 28 September 2014 11:30:17

The committee and members of Naomh Eanna CLG deeply regret the death of Philip Curran father of team mentor Tony and grandfather of players Tiarnan and Anthony We tender to them and the family circle our deepest sympathy. The Funeral will take place on Tuesday in Rostrevor at 11am

(155) Katrina
Fri, 26 September 2014 10:05:22

Everyone going to the Ladies All-Ireland Final please meet at the club at 10am on Sunday morning. You will need warm clothes and a rain coat in case the weather changes a packed lunch and money (sterling) for McDonald's on the way home.

Wed, 24 September 2014 13:06:14

Hi all

it was a great prize giving last saturday!.. i have some fantastic pics of the prizewinners and pics of the players outside on the field for club website...
Will arrange for them to delivered tp the club, probably to Ellie Nagle (niece) as she will be up there during the week.

john doran

patrick and ruairi's daddy .

(153) Ciarán Mc Cavana
Mon, 15 September 2014 08:20:00


Congratulations to Senior Footballers on winning division 3 , credit must go to management and players.

Great all round cub effort, including minor players and management , reserve players and management all helping to ensure or senior footballers won the league.
Coupled with Senior Ladies footballer's winning division 3 in their respective league an all round good year for all are senior footballing teams.

Beir Bua

Ciarán Mc Cavana

(152) Roisin O'Hare
Fri, 12 September 2014 19:37:14

The All- Ireland Ladies Football Finals will be held on Sunday 28th September and we are again organising a bus from the club to go down and watch the games. If it is anything like last year it will be a fantastic day out, with the brilliant craic we had both on the bus and in Croke Park, not to mention the quality of the football. If you would like to join us you are more than welcome. This is open to age U8 Girls and up, but all U8s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. We will leave the club at approx.11am and will be back at approx. 9pm. The cost is approx. £25 per adult and £15 per child. We need numbers as soon as possible so if you would like to go please speak to your individual coach, or you can contact me at 07546223499.
GRMA Roisin O'Hare

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