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Weekly news – 21st May 2021

Hi all,

Here is the news for the week: Weather has been terrible.Who would have thought end of May would be this miserable. This weekend is not promised to be great so keep an eye on your groups in case there are any changes to training. 

Club shop: Will be open this weekend if training goes ahead. Thanks to Siobhain for this. It will be open 9.30 to 11 Saturday morning, and 10.45 to 12 on Sunday.As this is indoors, please have your face masks and one person at a time in the shop.   

Membership: This can now be paid at below link. It would be great to get this paid up asap.https://www.starsoferin.ie/2021-membership-plans/ Registration Deadline for the GAA, LGFA and Camogie Association is fast approaching so would appreciate a big push to get your membership paid asap. Thanks to Eilis for looking after this.  

Nursery / Academy Training: This is for kids aged 4 to 7.Every Saturday morning from 9.45 to 11 at our pitch on Saturday morning. This group will also be using the hurling wall. As always, this group is the bloodline of any club so we need to continue to grow this group so please spread the news. Please send onto the Nursery WhatsApp group as new members will bring their kids friends with them. 

All parents bringing their kids to this need to have the Health Questionnaire done for Covid. https://returntoplay.gaa.ie/ If you have any questions in relation to this, you can easily contact Gavin on 083 009 9150 or email him on Gavin.weir.gpo.dublin@gaa.ie. 

Training:Our U8 to U11 boys and girls are back at our usual Thursday slot in Stepaside All Weather pitch from 7 to 8. 

Adult teams:

Gaelic for Mothers and Others: Will return to training next month.Adult Women’s Football team: Train every Monday and Wednesday from 7.30 to 8.30 in Glencullen.

Adult Men’s Football team: Train every Tuesday 7.45 to 8.45 in Glencullen under new trainer James Oliver. New players always welcome.Adult Men’s Hurling team: Train every Thursday 7.45 to 8.45 in Ballyogan, contact Sean Roe for anyone interested in playing.    

Award of the week: Goes to all the kids and coaches who went training yesterday. There was a great turnout in Ballyogan yesterday evening for the U12 / U13 boys and U12 girls. And then in Stepaside, there was nearly full house, so well done everyone. 

New Members: 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. Please also like and share our great Social Media posts completed by Brian. 

Forecast 5 update: After week 3, we have a great battle for top spot with a 3 way tie on 31 points, with AnneGR, ScottjcKeane and Michael. They are followed closely by AdrianR on 30. Best of luck to all in the last week. I fell to 24th, I’ll say no more. 

Camps:We will be running 3 camps during the summer. See dates below.You will be able to book them next week online. July 12th to 16th, July 26th to 30th, August 9th to 13th. 

Thanks from all at Stars

Clive