Athea GAA

Club Limerick Draw (Mackey Draw):

The Club Limerick Draw (Mackey Draw) will recommence in March and we would really appreciate your support. The draw is an important source of revenue with 50% of all funds collected returned to the local club with the remaining money going towards the development of our county teams, the Green & white, etc. CLUB Limerick Draw also provides Clubs with Finance to Fund their ongoing developments both on and off the field. All members this year will receive a 10% discount card which can be used in Elverys, Limerick Race Course, Limerick Greyhound Stadium, Thomond Park Stadium, Irish Country Hotels and Timmy Macs Restaurant in the Woodlands House Hotel Adare. Like previous years there will be 10 monthly draws from March to December. This year’s prize fund has been increased with in excess of €300,000 up for grabs. For the March and June draws there will be a star 1st prize of €20,000 cash or a choice of car. The top prize for all remaining draws will be €10,000. The second prize will be €3,000, third prize €2,000 and fourth prize €1,000. With sixteen other cash prizes up for grabs plus a guaranteed Lotto Jackpot of €10,000 every month there are lots of chances to be a winner.  If you would like to find out more and join for the coming year please feel free to contact any committee member or our draw coordinator Mairead Donovan.

Total Prize Fund in Excess of €360,000

Guaranteed Star Car Prizes March 161 LK & June 162 LK.

All draws

1st Prize €10,000

2nd Prize €3,000

3rd Prize €2,000

4th Prize €1,000

5th – 9th Prize €500

10th -20th Prize €250

Guaranteed Lotto Jackpot €10,000 Every Month (Match 4 numbers 1-36)

Intermediate Football Championship Draw 2016:

There are two groups of six teams who will contest the Championship

Group 1: Cappamore, Glin, Claughaun, Mungret, Bruff & Galbally.
Group 2: St. Senans, Athea, Cappagh, Adare, Mountcollins & Castlemahon.

Round 1: Athea v St. Senans,

Round 2: Athea v Cappagh,
Round 3: Athea v Castlemahon,
Round 4: Athea v Mountcollins,
Round 5: Athea v Adare.

Athea Coiste na nÓg:



Training continues for U10s in the hall this Friday evening March 5 from 7.15pm to 8pm. There will be a charge of €2 per player. Gum shields are compulsory.


Athea Coiste na nÓg will be holding a registration night for the U6s (Children must be 5 years of age or currently in junior infants) up to U12s this Friday March 4 in the Sports hall in Athea from 7pm to 8pm. Any new players joining for the first time need to bring a copy for their birth certificate. All new players are welcome.

Féile Peil Na nÓg 2016:

Athea Coiste na nÓg are delighted to announce that we will be taking part and also be a host club in this year’s National Féile Football Competition (U14) which will take place on June 24- 26. Féile will be the biggest youth sporting event in Europe in 2016 and will take place in South West Munster with clubs from West Limerick, Kerry and North Cork hosting visiting teams.  Our visiting club will bring twenty four players who will stay with host families in our Parish for the weekend and each club will play a minimum of four games. This is a great opportunity for our U14 team to take part in a National Football competition and it also gives all involved the chance to make new friends with players from clubs outside Limerick. For further Féile information please check out GAA Féile on Facebook or follow @ Féilegaa on Twitter. If anyone knows of any accommodation available in the parish and surrounding area that weekend for the families of the visiting team please contact Jacqueline at 086-0670091

Cúl Camp:

We will be hosting our annual Cúl camp from Monday July 11 to Friday July 15. For any further information please contact Jacqueline at 086-0670091. More details to follow.

‘The Hen Night Epiphany’:

Congratulations to Athea Drama group on their production of ‘The Hen Night Epiphany’ by Jimmy Murphy. Once again the cast and production team have done a brilliant job and this is a play that is well worth seeing. The play continues this coming Thursday, Saturday and Sunday night March 3, 5 & 6th at Con Colbert Hall, Athea at 8pm.

Athea United Soccer

U12 Div 3 (Sat, February 27th)

Ferry Rngs (1) 2

Athea Utd (0) 0

Team: Gavin Mulvihill, Evan Curry, Callum Buckley, James Lee, Daire O’Shea, Michael Walsh,Fergal Pierse, James Broderick, Gearoid O’Sullivan, Rory Mahony, Shauna Sweeney, Donnacha Barrett.

U16 Div 2 (Sat, February 27th)

Broadford Utd 2

Athea Utd  0

Team: David O’Sullivan, Joseph Dalton, Liam   Henderson, Seamus Leahy, Mark Regan, Ryan O’Connell, Micah O’Connell, Cathal Brosnan, Andy Ahern, John Sexton, Jason Dillon. Subs Cathal O’Brien, TJ McAuliffe


Saturday, March 5th

U10s away to GB Rovers at 11am (in Glin)

U14s away to Shountrade at 11.30am

Youths away to Broadford Utd at 2.30pm

Sunday, March 6th

Juniors away to Glantine B in the Reidy Cup at 11.30am


U/8s on Saturdays at 11am

U10s on Tuesdays 6.30pm to 7.30pm

U12s on Wednesdays 7pm to 8.15pm

U14s on Thursdays 7pm to 8.15pm

U16s on Tuesdays 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

Youths on Wednesdays 6.30pm to 8pm

Juniors on Wednesdays at 8.30pm and Fridays at 7pm


The results of our weekly lottery draw for Monday, February 29th at Batt’s Bar are as follows –

Jackpot was €23,000. Numbers drawn 3, 13, 20, 24.

No Jackpot Winner.
Lucky dips to the following – Jim Hayes, Newcastle West. Eileen Lynch, Asdee. Angela O’Flaherty, Listowel. Karina Buckley, Athea. Casey Ennis c/o Denis Casey.

Sellers Doreen & White’s Bar
New Jackpot €23,100 at JP’s on Monday, March 7th