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30 July 2017
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Sports round-up

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Results: 17th July 2017
1st Marguerite Cunningham/Jacinta McKelvey; 2nd Willie Doyle/ Angela Kelly; 3rd Bridie Nestor/Nuala Joyce
E/W 1st Ann O'Shaughnessy/Breda McCarthy; 2nd Noeline Brennan/Maura McCarthy; 3rd Rosaleen Ryan/Teresa McCarthy

Results: 24th July 2017
1st Eileen Lynch/Sheila Fallon; 2nd Mary Fitzsimons/Ann Coffey; 3rd Rosemary McGavock/Wendy Geoghegan;
E/W 1st Marguerite Cunningham/Jacinta McKelvey; Carmel Doocey/Kathleen McGarrigle; 3rd Maura O'Reilly/Noeline Brennan

The Bridge Club is now closed for August and will reopen on the 4 September 2017.

The President and Committee wish all our members and the Newsletter staff a relaxing and pleasant holiday


Introductory Kayaking Courses 2017

On the Strawberry Beds-Liffey Valley- at Canoeing Ireland Training Centre
Canoeing Ireland will be continuing its series of evening kayaking courses throughout August at its Training Centre which is located in the Strawberry Beds, Chapelizod.

The courses are of introductory level and operate under the guidance of qualified Canoeing Ireland Instructors. Assessment for Canoeing Ireland Level 2 Kayak Skills Award can be arranged at the end of each course. The courses consist of five sessions from 7.00 until 9.30 pm one evening per week over five weeks.

The course fee is €150.
All technical equipment is supplied.

C10 Tuesday 8th August until 5th Sept
C11 Wednesday 9th August until 6th Sept
C12 Thursday 10th August until 7th Sept

For further details and to booking go to
Email: Mob: 085 8506025



Run the Liberties 4 Mile – Thursday 20th July
This unique 4 mile road race takes participants through the heart of old Dublin. Starting & finishing in IMMA / Royal Hospital Kilmainham, the route takes in some of the most famous sites throughout the Liberties including, James’s Gate, Thomas Street, Francis Street and the Coombe. All proceeds go towards upgrading the Emergency Department in St James’s Hospital. It is growing in popularity with Lucan Harriers athletes and this year 17 athletes from Lucan headed in.


First home was Lucan was Anita Hughes in 38.43. She was followed by Jim Dwyer who finished in 40.21, Michelle Boyle in 40.30, Catherine Dunne in 40.39, Aideen McCormack in 40.41, Geraldine Coogan in 42.19, Edel Fogarty in 43.26, Joanna McCormack in 44.52, Patricia Byrne in 45.31, Patricia Hennessy in 45.31, Elaine O’Rourke in 47.02, Lesley Mitchell in 47.13, Irene Mutesi in 47.33, Josephine Dignam in 50.00, Eibhlin Ní Chonchuir in 50.20 and Tara Henry in 51.29. Martina McMahon also finished the race but her time didn’t register.

SSE Airtricity Fingal 10k - Sunday 23rd July in Swords
There was a good turnout from Lucan at the firshere was a good turnout from Lucan at the first of the Dublin Marathon race series with the SSE Fingal 10k in Swords. First home for Lucan was Shane O’Keeffe who finished in a time of 40.31. First Lucan Lady home was Patricia Gough who crossed the line in 48.44. Next across the line was Clare Wright in a time of 55.48. David Trunk and Kathleen Trunk crossed together in a time of 55.48. Next was Anne Smith in 1.00.25 followed by Kim Jones in 1.00.41, Anita Hughes in 1.03.31, Anne McGrane in 1.09.04 and Tom Meade in 1.06.18.


Fingal 10k Ladies - l-r: Anne Smith, Tricia Gough, Clare Wright and Kathleen Trunk


Fingal 10k Lucan and Griffeen - Group of Lucan Harriers athletes and team from Griffeen Parkrun



18 V-Par (Nett) - 21-23 July 2017
Gents Class 1 winner Jimmy Thompson 10up on Back 9
Gents Class 1 Runner Up Philip Sweeney 10up
Gents Class 2 winner Dave Butler 9up
Gents Class 3 winner Martin Walsh 8up on Back 9
Gents Class 3 Runner Up Michael Stratford 8up
Ladies Class 1 Winner Adrienne Kelly 6up
Ladies Class 2 Winner Fiona Langan 5up

Dublin Inter County Team
Congratulations to Chris Gallagher on once again winning his place onto the Dublin Inter County Team. We wish Chris and the team the very best of luck in the All Ireland at Ryston on the second weekend in September.

Dublin Leagues
Our Senior Persons Teams – Lucan A and Lucan B are doing well in their sections. Wishing them both the very best of luck in their remaining matches.

Saturday Evening Scramble followed by Bingo
Last Saturday evening we had a very enjoyable scramble to commence with. Our Juveniles were very much part of this scramble and enjoyed the mentoring of their team players during the game.

This was followed by our fun Bingo and Karaoke. May I take this opportunity of thanking Brendan Keane for his very light hearted and humorous running of the Bingo and once again Brendan co-ordinated a very enjoyable Karaoke?

Thank you to the Newsletter Staff
May I on behalf of the Lucan Pitch & Putt Club thank you for your help and assistance during the year and wish you all a most enjoyable holiday.





Friday 11th August 2017 - Carton House Golf Club
The O’Meara Course

Teams of 4 - €400 (Handicaps Men max 24 / Ladies 32)
Tee Box: €100; Green Sponsor: €100. Price includes Golf & Food and Goodie Bags
1st Four Teams, Nearest Pin x 2, Nearest White Line, Longest Drive
Presentation of Prizes on the night by Christina Noble

More info: Tel: 01 645 5555 / 087 236 7795