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17 January 2021
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Lucan Sarsfields Healthy Club "Every Step Counts Challenge"
The Every Step Counts Challenge is a virtual challenge, this is the ideal challenge for our club, our members and the wider community to get involved with during the current level of restrictions. The challenge began on Wednesday, 13th January.


Volunteers needed Lucan Sarsfields Healthy Club in association with SuperValu Lucan are offering a volunteer led shopping delivery services to assist the elderly and the most vulnerable within our community. If you can help please email with your name, mobile number and team.

Dark Blue by Shane Carthy. An inspiration every way... Between winning All Irelands with Dublin and battling through the depths of depression, Shane Carthy's is a fascinating story. Our Healthy Club group organised him to give a talk in the club in 2019 and for those who didn't make it on the night, he has a book coming out next month. He writes about his mental illness and his journey over the last 5 years. And don't forget or if you or a friend are struggling. "A trouble shared is a trouble halved"

Free Online Resilience and Mindfulness Webinars
Sligo Libraries, as part of the Healthy Ireland at Your Libraries programme, are delighted to present a Free Online Webinar series with Shane Martin, Psychologist C.Psychol.Ps.S.I, beginning on the 7th of January and continuing every Thursday in January. For further details and information on how to attend please follow the following link:

Youth Mental Health First Aid
The Youth Mental Health First Aid (Youth MHFA) programme is designed for adults who work with, live with or care for young people aged between 12 and 18. The Youth MHFA training programme is particularly suited to parents/guardians, school staff, sports coaches, community group leaders and youth workers. Participants who undertake Youth MHFA training will learn how to assist a young person who may be experiencing a mental health problem or a mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence-based action plan. This course is ideally suited to those who have not attended Mental Health First Aid training before. This training is fully funded by the HSE and will be delivered via Zoom by MHFA Ireland accredited instructors. Training will take place online from 9am to 4pm each day and attendance for the full duration is required. Registration is via the booking links below:

Youth MHFA training 27-28 January 2021:
Youth MHFA training 03-04 February 2021:

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland: The Science of Happiness webinar How to be happy: RCSI psychologists' guide to figuring out what you want and making it happen.
Join them on 19 January:

IMPORTANT Notice from Children's Officer. There has been a change in the mentor vetting requirements for our Gaelic Games associations. Anyone previously vetted prior to 1/1/2019 must now reapply to be re-vetted. This must be completed before 30 June 2021. This came in to force on January 1 2021. Vetting now has a 3 year recognition period. Link to online vetting

Membership. It is important to note that when it is safe for Gaelic Games to resume, all participants need to be members of the club and registered with the games associations. You can renew your membership using the ClubForce app or online via the Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club website.

Our condolences to Kieran Murphy (Jnr A Hurling coach) and his family on the death of his father, John. May he rest in peace.
Our condolences also to Fearghal O'Flaherty (U14 Hurling) and family on the death of his father, Patrick. Ar dheis De go raibh a anam

Wanted: The Club are seeking volunteers from our club membership that have specific skills to provide advice and assistance, in particular those with knowledge and training in Video Recording/Editing, Statistical Sports Analysis, Public Relations. This may be of interest and benefit to those on relevant undergraduate programs. Please apply in confidence to:

Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club Lotto Jackpot 6200 euro
There was no winner of the 5800 euro jackpot of the draw held on Thursday 7th January sponsored by Dual Printing Ltd.
The numbers drawn were 6, 20, 22 and 27.

Lucky Dip winners of 30 euro each: Paul Heneghan, Aoife Doyle, Michael Claffey, Keith Hannon and Caroline Belton.

The Jackpot for the next draw on Thursday 14th January 2021 is 6200 euro, sponsor: D.J. Engineering. The draw will be held behind closed doors at 9pm and live streamed on our Facebook page. Make sure your entry is submitted before 6pm to be included in the draw, tickets can be purchased online at the following link:

Thank You for supporting Lucan Sarsfields GAA Club