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Weekly news – 18th June 2021

Hi all

Here is the news for the week: 

New Members: With games in full flow now, can we all please promote the club in the coming weeks and let your group of friends / school WhatsApp groups that we are back training and playing matches. Please also like and share our great Social Media posts completed by Brian.  

Can all parents please try and recruit one new member each? 

If you could send the following to them it would be great”Dear Parents,Please find attached leaflet and email from your local GAA club Stars of Erin. Proud to be the fastest growing GAA Club in Dublin, drawing members of all ages from Kilternan, Stepaside, Glencullen and even further afield, our picturesque pitch and clubhouse offers stunning views as well as a really welcoming nature to children and adults of all backgrounds, cultures, ethnic groups, levels of knowledge / experience of GAA! The great thing about our club is nobody is ever a beginner! Our coaches can help train people of all abilities and we are extremely inclusive.Why not come up with your child / children and try it out?We are looking for new members of all ages from our great Academy (4 to 7 years old) section up to Adult Ladies and Men teams. Check out our various teams on our website which also has the necessary information on training times and coaches if you have any questions.  For Girls, we play Football and Camogie. For boys, we play Football and Hurling. No experience needed. Any questions, please email info@starsoferin.ie or contact Gavin (our GPO) on 083 009 9150You can also find us and contact us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Just search Stars of Erin.Looking forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming training sessions.Your local GAA clubStars Of Erin (founded 1903)” 

Training: Continues normal this week. 

Games: As above, we have a lot of games on the pitch Saturday morning so appreciate if everyone can start on time, and therefore finish on time and be off the pitch for the next group. NB: It is important that all players must wear mouthguards for all training sessions and matches. I would recommend having spares in the car, that what I do as my kids are always forgetting them plus their water.   

Award of the week: To Rachel from the U9 girls team who recruited loads of her friends from her class.  

Forecast 5 update:AllannahK is leading the Month of June with a score of 25 points. Im have moved up the table for a change from 7th place to 4th, only 2 points behind the leader. Its all very tight at the top. 

Camps:We are just over 2 weeks away from our the first of our summer camps at Stars of Erin. We will be running three camps over the summer.Stars Camp 1 July 12th – 16th 9.30-1.30Stars camp 2 July  26th-30th  9.30-1.30Stars camp 3 August 9th -13th 9.30-1.30 Booking for the camps will only be accepted online via the clubforce link below and will be strictly capped at 100 per camp to ensure Public Health requirements can be fully complied with. Bookings can be made via this linkhttps://member.clubforce.com/memberships_cart_m.asp?LL_ID=1372&intMF_ID=8502#topp 

Local News:Congratulations to one of the u9 players Ella who featured on Rte News during the week talking Disenchantment filming in Enniskerry. Stars of Erin Club are delighted to support Our Lady of The wayside 6th class entrepreneurs by stocking some of their Wellbeing Journalz. They are available to purchase for €4.25. 

Our Club shop: Will be open this Sat 9.30-11.30 and Sunday 10.45-12. 

We all know that children grow out of their gear so fast and we thought we’d ease the burden on parents by organising a second hand gear sale. For this to work, we’re asking you to donate any of your old/unwanted (clean) Stars of Erin gear over the next few weeks. You can give them to Siobhan on Thursday nights or leave them in the club shop on Saturdays and Sundays. We’ll have boxes in the shop labelled “Gear Sale” and will sort out what has been donated sanitise, wash and completed a sale list for all members.

We’re looking for·         Stars of Erin gear·         Football boots (must be in good condition)·         Hurley’s•.       Helmets•        Sports gear. The plan is to sell all this gear at affordable prices while raising money for the club.  

If you are missing some gear please email info@starsoferin.ie and we’ll see can we can assist you. 

Thanks from all at Stars

Have a great week, Clive