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Andrea O'Loughlin RIP - former ladies player

It is very sad to report the untimely passing of Andrea, a young girl and a handy footballer who wore the Syls jersey with pride for many years. (Malahide, Co. Dublin): Jan 3 2016, suddenly. Andrea, will be very sadly missed by her heartbroken parents Maria and Colm, her much loved brother Peter, aunts and uncles, cousins and in particular Anna who was always there for her, extended family and many friends. Rest in Peace. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam usail.

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Thursday 8.00pm Nutrition - Monday 21st 7.00pm JOhn Leonard

Just to inform you of two upcoming talks happening in the Club over the next few days which are potentially of great interest to all Juvenile Mentors.

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John Leonard at Syls Mon 21st at 7.00pm

John Leonard at Syls Mon 21st at 7.00pm

Former Championship winning Syls goalie, Dub Sub and author of the Sports Book of the Year, John Leonard is coming back to the club on Monday 21st December at 7pm to talk about Bad stuff happens, how you chose to react will define your life John will also talk about success and failure and the impact of alcohol. This is a great opportunity for young players to hear Johns story, it is also an opportunity for parents to meet John as I am sure his book is in everyone’s Christmas Stocking. John will also sign copies of his book for club members. Can you get this out to as many people as possible through email, Facebook and website? Thanks, Ernie

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A little thank you for GV and Michael

A little thank you for GV and Michael

The Trustees, House and Executive committee got together for a meal in The Scotch Bonnet. During the pre-dinner drinks in the club we presented Gv Wright and Michael Howard with books that have captured the press reports of all the GAA Football All-Ireland finals. A small token to acknowledge the support and guidance we have received from these two great St Sylvester's supporters

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Peter Comey RIP - John (Daly) Comey's brother

HIs friends and colleagues at St Sylvesters send our condolences to John on the passing of his brother Peter. John is another unsung hero and worker at Syls, always covering off the many maintenance and troublesome jobs and a great supporter of the Dubs. We are sorry for your loss John.

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Sylvesters Golf Society - Social Fri Dec 11th

Sylvesters Golf Society - Social Fri Dec 11th

Sylvester's Golf Society is having a bash on Friday night next in the club bar. Not to play golf but to talk about it!! Trad Music by the Jiggers !! We're looking for extra new members for 2016 and would love to get some of the many club members that play golf to come and have a beer and perhaps join the society. It's worth noting all existing society members are also club members. Do support us by coming along if possible. A Baker Captain 2016 J Coughlan. Secretary

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Sam Visits Syls Clubhouse December 2015

Sam Visits Syls Clubhouse December 2015

This morning, the Sam Maguire Cup was in the Syls Clubhouse for families to see and take photos with. Thanks to Panner for organizing the visit.

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Ade Stack - Person of the Year 2015

Ade Stack - Person of the Year 2015

The Stack Family donated the initial €20,000 to St Sylvesters to fund the Ball Wall in honour of Tim who was one of the men to bring hurling to Malahide. Ade is pictured here turning the sod for the Ball Wall in early 2013. Congratulations on your award, you are an inspiration.

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Sheelagh O'DONOGHUE RIP - mother of Gwen O'Connor

St Sylvesters would like to express our condolences to Gwen O'Connor on the recent (26th Nov) passing of her mother Sheelagh, and to Danny, Colm, Shane and Niall, Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a anam usail.

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Syls goalkeeping legend John Leonard wins Sports Book of the Year

Syls goalkeeping legend John Leonard wins Sports Book of the Year

Dub Sub Confidential named Setanta Sports Book of the year. Autobiography by former Dublin substitute goalkeeper John Leonard bags inaugural prize. John was a long time player on our Senior Football team, buy his book and make him a best seller, congratulations John.

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Sam Maguire at Syls on Sunday

Sam Maguire at Syls on Sunday

I have secured Sam Maguire for this Sunday morning for a few hours, roughly from 11am to 1pm. Can we get the word out please ? Great opportunity for families and members to get a few pics. Panner

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Mary Hussey has passed away RIP

We are sad to report the passing of Mary Hussey, mother of Donal and a long time supporter of St Sylvesters and well known and loved teacher at Scoil Iosa and the Convent, may she rest in peace. Removal on Friday evening to St. Nicholas of Myra Church, Kinsealy arriving at 6.30pm. Funeral on Saturday after 10am Mass to Fingal Cemetery. Family flowers only please.

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St Sylvester's Juvenile Section Fundraiser Calendar 2016

St Sylvester's Juvenile Section Fundraiser Calendar 2016

St Sylvester's Juvenile Fundraising Calendar 2016 is now available. Pictured with the Calendar (l-r) St Sylvester's & recent All Star Nominee Niamh Mc Evoy who is featured in the Calendar. RTE sports presenter and reserve All Star Winner for Dublin Joanne Cantwell. St Sylvester's would like to acknowledge the kind sponsorship of the Calendar from Airside Oil, McCabes Pharmacy (Malahide) , The Grand Hotel & Peter O'Brein & Sons. Patrick Miskelly Chairperson of St Sylvesters Juvenile Section "Our 2016 calendar is a wonderful way to capture the the vibrancy, energy and inclusiveness of St Sylvesters GAA Club. It makes an ideal gift for family members who can enjoy images of all sections within our club. Calendars are on sale from team mentors and in the club house on Church Road. All proceeds go directly to supporting the playing teams"

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Award 1 Child Course

For those who have completed the Foundation Level course we would strongly encourage furthering the skill and knowledge base of all our coaches. To this end Panner has organised the next step along that path. Details and information set out below. Please contact him asap to ensure your place.

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Mentors Appreciation Night Sat Nov 28th 8.00pm

As per previous mail,The Club would like to show their appreciation for all the Mentors hard work during the season. The Bar Committee have organised live entertainment for the night and Lead Mentors will be issued with some drinks vouchers for their trusty lieutenants . A few spot prizes will also be up for grabs, although Rod's jacket is firmly staying on his back this time. We would also encourage mentors to invite the parents of their groups and hopefully make it a great night. To ensure that we can all relax on the night, Paddy has been banned from any fundraising activity for one night only [😊 Hope to see you all there., Fergal McStay

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Phylis O'Connor RIP (wife of Rory)

We are sad to report the passing of Phylis O'Connor, wife of Rory and a long time member and supporter of St Sylvesters, Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a ainm usal. O'CONNOR (née O'Connor), Phyllis (Malahide) - Nov. 18, 2015 (peacefully), at Beaumont Hospital; sadly missed by her loving husband Rory, brother Paddy, sister-in-law Patricia, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, brothers-in-law, relatives and friends. Reposing at Rock's Funeral Home, Swords. Removal on Saturday morning to St. Sylvester's Church, Malahide, arriving for 10am Mass followed by Funeral to Old Balgriffin Cemetery

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Syls Christmas Shop

Syls Christmas Shop

Syls Christmas Shop Opens Satruday 21st November. Limited Stock!

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Gala Night - Message from Paddy Miskelly

Gala Night - Message from Paddy Miskelly

The Gala Night held last week in the Grand Hotel was a great success both financially and as an occasion to make the incredible energy, passion and commitment that has the potential to drive our club forward enormously in the years ahead. For those who attended the event, we hope you enjoyed the occasion and are looking forward to the 2016 event already!

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Anthony Cooney's dad Frank has passed away RIP

I am sorry to report that Anthony's dad Frank passed away peacefully today in Waterford, Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a ainm. Mr. Frank Cooney, Ursuline Court, Waterford, who died on Wednesday, 18th November, 2015. Removal from Thompson’s Funeral Home, Barrack Street, on Friday at 5:30pm to the Sacred Heart Church, The Folly. Requiem Mass on Sunday at 12:30pm. Funeral afterwards to St. Otteran's Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to the Friends of St. Patrick’s Hospital.

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Expanding our Ball Wall Facility

We are in the process of completing the "other side" of the ball wall to effectively double the number of children/players who can use the facility at one time. This will be a particularly useful benefit to children training in hurling or football on dark or wet evenings. As always these works cost money and to assist the process, a special raffle which will be held on the night of St Sylvester's Gala Night on the 14th November. All proceeds from this raffle will go towards this project.

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Award 2 Child Program for coaches of players to 12 years

Dublin education programme is designed to support all coaches working at child youth and adult level through specifically planned courses and workshops. The Award 2 child programme planned for The Ward Cross & Parnell Park is due to commence on the 13th November. The course is aimed specifically for coaches who coach children up to 12 years, and the competencies that a coach is required to display when working with this age group. The dual course is 36 hours in duration and covers a number of key modules, as well as Introductory and Conclusion modules

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Dublin GAA Mass for deceased members

The annual Dublin GAA Mass for deceased members is organised annually by Patsy Kiernan and will be concelebrated at the County Board Offices in Parnell Park on Tuesday 10th November at 7.30pm. Please advise your members.

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Format of All Ireland Senior Football Championship proposals 2017 and beyond

Please see the attached eighteen proposals that have been submitted on revisions to the format of the All-Ireland Senior Football championship. Please circulate these proposals to your members including County Committee Delegate(s). All clubs have been asked to consider these proposals and submit your views (if you still have the will to live at that stage!) on any preferred option to me before Friday 6th November. Dublin will submit the preferred proposal from the clubs to Croke Park.

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Thanks for securing the Sports Grant

As most of you are aware we received a grant of €120,000 to erect floodlights on our pitches in Broomfield. This is part of our overall plan for to improve facilities in St Sylvesters. At this point, I think it important that we recognise the amount of work that went into securing this fantastic opportunity for St Sylvesters. So I want to thank the people that worked with me on the Broomfield Development Committee and indeed are committed to continue lead this process.

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Coaching Foundation Awards

Confirmation of times & dates for Foundation Award - Mandatory Requirement for all Mentors - Hurling MONDAY Oct 19th @7.00pm at Broomfield Ball Wall - Football-TUESDAY Oct 20th @7.00pm at Naomh Mearnóg. Please reply asap to Panner to ensure registration in time with DCB. Many thanks, Fergal McStay

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Syls awarded grant to install floodlights

Syls awarded grant to install floodlights

We have just been informed by Cllr. Anthony Lavin on behalf of Minister James O'Reilly T.D. that the club has been successful in its application for a grant under the Sports Capital Programme 2015 to provide floodlights to our pitches in Broomfield.....More news to follow when we have it but a big thank you to Anthony, Minister Reilly and all our public representatives Daragh O'Brien, Eoghan O'Brien and Alan Farrell TD for all their support on behalf of the Club and its Members

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Gala Night to finish the Ball Wall

Gala Night to finish the Ball Wall

SAM and Barry Murphy(Apres Match) Confirmed for Syls GALA Night - Saturday 14th November, Grand Hotel

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Halloween Party Fri 30th October

Halloween Party Fri 30th October

Come and visit our new club bar for a great night's fun this Halloween. We have a great band and great entertainment lined up. Food is provided by Scotch Bonnet. Tickets are available from the Club Bar and are also available to buy online.

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Coaching workshops - great lineup.

Please see attached Workshops from Dublin County Board plus a series of courses planned for our own club. These courses are very well structured and delivered by experienced coaches and GPAs and you can learn a lot to help with your coaching and team management. Congratulations to all the coaches and mentors who put the time in to make the games enjoyable and competitive, it really shows on the field and the children will always be grateful for your efforts..

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Preparation for the Winter

Preparation for the Winter

Volunteers get the old rugby pitch in shape for winter training, a little help goes a long way, Maybe there is something that you can do for your club, just ask.

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