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An Tearmann – Termon

The Burn Road map courtesy of GAAPitchLocator.net

CLG An Tearmann was founded on November 24th, 1963.

Termon - Donegal Minor Champions 2019

Club review of the decade 2010-19

The last 10 years have been the most successful decade in our club’s history with our ladies club now established as one of the top Ladies Clubs in all of Ireland. Our senior men played their part in our club’s success when they were victorious in the All Ireland Junior Gaeltacht final and Donegal Intermediate finals of 2012 but no doubt our Senior Ladies victory in the All Ireland Senior Football final takes center stage. That ladies victory was the first ever senior club All-Ireland title won by a Donegal club. The win over Mourneabbey of Cork on a scoreline of 3-12 to 1-13 was a truly historic day for our club. Geraldine McLaughlin top scored with 3-8, lifting player of the match and the Dolores Tyrell trophy as captain of the team. This was not simply a fluke as Francie Friel, Trevor Alcorn and Paul McDaid had put in four years of work with this team winning a first Ulster in 2010, drove them on to appear against old foes Donaghmoyne in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Although only coming out on top in Ulster on that first occasion and when they reached the holy grail, they did win senior league and county championship titles on each of those occasions.

 

Our Senior ladies players also experienced All-Ireland success with the county team as Geraldine Mclaughlin, Roisin Friel, Olive, Therese and Roisin McCafferty were part of the Intermediate All-Ireland winning county team. This was followed by success at senior inter county level with Emer Gallagher, Nicole McLaughlin, Bridget Gallagher, Evelyn McGinley and Shannon McLaughlin joining those previously noted in winning Ulster Senior Championship Medals with Donegal. One of the greatest mysteries of this decade is how Geraldine McLaughlin, nominated five times for an All-Star will be possible the greatest forward yet to receive that honour.

 

The senior men’s team alternated between Division 1 and 2 of the All County League. We have been represented on the County Senior panel by Paddy McDaid, Michael Boyle, and Enda Mc Cormick, with Michael having the distinction of joining Tommy Ryan as an All-Ireland winner in 2012 and Enda winning an Ulster Minor medal in 2016. This year John Mc Cafferty (Jnr) represented us on the winning Donegal All Ireland Master team. On the coaching side Tommy Ryan, Francie Friel, Pual Doherty and Michael Boyle have been to the forefront with both club and county teams. In the past decade the club has developed a floodlit training ground and upgrade the Burn Road playing field.

 

On a sad note in the past 10 years the club has sadly said goodbye to numerous club members. We have lost Paddy Friel and Charles O’Donnell – two of our founding officers. We also mourned the loss of Essie McGrenra a long time club official in 2018 and we had the untimely and tragic death of playing member Andrew Duffy in 2012. In January this year we sadly experienced the death of our Chairman Danny O’Donnell better known as ‘Danny O’ to all and the turn out by GAA people from all over Ireland and indeed from Chicago where Danny had played a prominent role in the GAA for many years at Danny’s wake and funeral, spoke volumes of the contribution he had made to the GAA at home and abroad. Danny took one last trip to The Burn Road before his funeral cortege entered Kilmacrennan flanked by a guard of honour of hundreds of club members, a memory that will remain with people for years to come. As it is not possible to name every individual family that suffered losses throughout the years, the club therefore would like to offer condolences to all club members who have experienced any sort of bereavement or difficulty.

Termon Minor Squad 2019

Latest Club Notes

 

After some restrictions being lifted and teams allowed to train together again, it was a fantastic sight to see so many out training over the past week at the Burn road. All groups are now back up and running again with the following training times/ days. Please contact any of the coaches if any young player wishes to join, new members always welcome.
Under 6’s – Saturday morning 10am at the community Astro, Kilmacrennan , contact Anthony (086) 367 2353 or Johnny (086) 604 4486 ,for further details.
U8 boys – Saturday morning at 10 am at the Burn road, contact Fergal (086) 825 1400 for further details.
U8 girls- Saturday at the Burn road 11:20 -12:20 contact Joe (086) 406 0633
U10 boys – Saturday morning , Burn road, 9:45- 11:10 contact Daireann (087)220 2073
U10 girls- Saturday, Burn road 11:30- 12:45 contact Lisa (086) 352 7015
Monday:
6pm U-12 boys contact Liam (086) 811 7900 or Jim (086) 811 7900
7:30pm U14 boys contact James (086) 816 6153 or Paddy (086) 320 4824
Tuesday:
5-6pm Minor girls contact Roisin (085) 197 3356.
6-7pm U16 girls contact Adrian (086) 819 4870
Wednesday:
7:30pm U16 boys contact Hugh (087) 689 1967 or Paddy (087) 217 5234
8:30 U14 boys contact James (086) 816 6153 or Paddy Gallagher (086) 320 4824
Friday:
6-7 pm U14 girls contact Adrian (086) 819 4870
It is hoped fixtures will be released shortly. All games will be posted on our social media outlets
The lotto draw was held on Friday evening last and the results are,
The club wishes to acknowledged the generosity of Nicole Shanaghan with her investment in our club, this will go a long way in getting our development well on the way, it is hoped in early 2021, And to the staff of Gibson and associates solicitors for their role in this investment.
Our final Club 300 draw will be held this Friday 10th of July on Facebook live. We thank everyone who has purchased a ticket, and congratulations to all the winners over the first year of the draw The new tickets  for the second year are now available from any club member.
Thank you for supporting our club.

Ainm an Chlub: An Tearmann
Dathanna an Chlub/Club Colours Maroon & White
Alternative Colours: White & Maroon
Club Ground: The Burn Road

An Tearmann – Senior Board

Oifigeach/Officer, Ainm/Name, Seoladh/Address, Fón/Telephone

Oifigeach/Officer Ainm/Name Seoladh/Address Fón/Telephone
Cathaoirleach Brian Trearty briantrearty@hotmail.com 086 3406167
Rúnaí Kieran Gallagher secretary.termon.donegal@gaa.ie 087 7556583
Cisteoir Maureen Gallagher maurgallagher@hotmail.com 086 3791256
Oifigeach Caidreamh Poiblí Ellen Callaghan EllenCool@live.ie 087 6481991
Oifigeach Oiliúna Kevin McGettigan kevinmcgettigan@hotmail.com 087 6481991
Oifigeach Coimirce Leanaí Maeve Sweeney maevegsweeney@hotmail.com 086 8563386
Oifigeach club sláinte James Cassidy jamescassidy@healthwisepharmacies.ie 086 8166153
Oifigeach Cultúr Emer Gallagher egallagherloreto@hotmail.com 087 7665069
Ball an Bhord Contae: 1 Brian Treaty briantrearty@hotmail.com 086 3406167
Ball an Bhord Contae: 2 Kieran Gallagher Kieran.termon@gmail.com 087 7556583
Termon Senior Ladies 2019

An Tearmann – Bord na nÓg

Oifigeach/Officer Ainm/Name E-Seoladh nó Seoladh/Address Fón/Telephone
Cathaoirleach Dairean Gibson d.gtermon@gmail.com 087 2202073
Rúnaí Ellen Callaghan ellencool@live.ie 086 3229519
Oifigeach Caidreamh Poiblí Edward Harkin Eddieharkin70@gmail.com 086 608 2512
Toscairí an Bhoird Réigiúnaigh Edward Harkin
Dairean Gibson
Eddieharkin70@gmail.com
d.gtermon@gmail.com
086 608 2512
087 2202073
Faoi-8 Dairean Gibson d.gtermon@gmail.com 087 2202073
Faoi-10 Jim Boner jmboner@hotmail.com 087 8537291
Faoi-12 James Cassidy gweedorepharmacy@gmail.com 086 8166153
Faoi-13 Paddy Gallagher Paddygallagher513@gmail.com 086 3204824
Faoi-14 David Brady David.brady@enet.ie 085 1305332
Faoi-15 Óg Sport Paddy McMenamin paddymcmenamin@live.ie 087 2175234
Faoi-16 Edward Harkin Eddieharkin70@gmail.com 086 608 2512
Faoi-18 Trevor Alcorn alcorntrevor@yahoo.co.uk 086 8276284
Danny O''Donnell RIP

Review of the Year 2019

 

2019 started of in the worst possible way with the sad and sudden passing of our Chairman Danny O Donnell. Since Danny’s return from Chicago in 2010 he had made a huge contribution to our Club and his death sent shock waves through the GAA community in Termon, in Donegal and in Chicago where he had also made a huge contribution with his beloved Wolfe Tones and with Chicago GAA. His great love was for ladies football and it was only fitting that his nephew Sean and niece Maureen would have a major influence in the remarkable success our Ladies team earned on the pitch in 2019. Our Senior ladies winning the Donegal Championship for the first time in  4 years was the highlight of another very successful year. Our Minor boys won the Donegal Div 1 Championship after an epic battle with Gaoth Dobhair and are the first Termon team to win this competition – they also had an exciting campaign in Ulster making it all the way to the provincial final. The U21s qualified for the Donegal U21B Final.

 

All in all another successful year for our senior men with League Div 2 status secured with somewhat of a stuggle it has to be said and Senior Championship status secured for 2020. The league campaign started well but in a very competitive league a run of narrow defeats meant relegation was on the back of minds until a win over Glenfin late in the season secured Div 2 status. Senior Championship status was secured with a good win away to Malin. Thanks to Paddy McDaid and Francie Friel for their hard work with our Seniors in 2019.

 

Our senior Reserves had a great League campaign with an injection of youth boosting the team who had a strong top half finish in the league. This team won two Championship games before being eliminated by a strong St Eunans team in the Q/F’s. Well done to Paddy McMenamin and Trevor Alcorn for the progress they made with our reserves this year. Our u21s defeated Cloughaneely, Fanad Gaels and Naomh Mhuire to reach the Donegal u21B Final which is yet to be played.

 

Our Senior Ladies saw great succes this year first winning the county Gaeltacht title under the guidance of manager Sean O’Donnell and Coach Nathan McElwaine. They followed this up by winning the Divsion 1 league title in August before lifting the Senior County Championship in September with no less than 22 of the panel winning a senior championship medal for the first time. They did not rest long as two home Ulster club games against Clann Eireann of Armagh and St. Macartans of Tyrone saw them face old foes Donaghmoyne in the Ulster club final in October, falling just short at the final hurdle, losing out by two points. The club is confident the succes and coaching from Nathan and Sean will see them back competeing for county honours again next year.

 

With record numbers registered at underage our coaches were busy at all age groups in 2019. Trevor Alcorn managed our Minor boys to the club’s first Minor boys Div 1 Championship title with an amazing second half comeback in the final led by Captain Ryan McFadden. These boys represented Donegal superbly in the Ulster Minor tournament lsoing out in the final to  …  In the Division 1 Minor League …. Our U16 boys also competed in Div 1 and finished 5th in Donegal by winning the Shield final with a last gasp goal from Manus O Connell the defining score.

 

Our U14 boys finished 6th in Donegal after losing out in their Div 1 Shield final but will look back on a very successful season. The u13 boys also competed in the top Division and made it to the NRB final where they were beaten by Cloughaneely but again won many admirers with their performances. James Cassidy and Paddy Gallagher acoached our U12 boys who fielded 2 teams throughout their 2019 campaign. Liam Cunningham and Aidan McGrenra took our U11 boys for their end of season coaching which is really the start of their 2020 U12 preperations. Jim Boner led a great team of coaches with a great bunch of U9 and U10 boys who had a super year. Daireann Gibson led a team of hardworking coaches at U8 level with huge numbers attending the weekly coaching and games. Johnny McCafferty and Anthony McGrenra had the envieable task of entertaining our U6s and they did so from March to October with the children really enjoying their introduction to Gaelic football.

 

Adrian McGettigan and Nicole McLaughlin coached our u-14 ladies to Div 3 success, a first underage win for Termon in a number of years. The same managment team, with the addition of Shauna Kelly, followed that up with a win at U-13 Division 4 and go forward to represent Donegal in Feile at this level. Our u12 ladies had a wildy succesful year under the tutealage of Lucy O’Flynn and Shauna Kelly winning all bar one game during the season. Our u10’s had an eventful year under Caroline Gallagher, taking part in the Gaelic4Girls initiative they have grown in confindence putting on fine preformances during Termon ladies Ulster club home games at half-time. Our u6-8 ladies under Lisa McCafferty and Hannah McSharry are a real succes story for the ladies club this year, creating a fun enviorment which has lead to huge numbers as 28 girls now playing at this level the future looks bright for the club. Our Minor girls were coached by Joanne Russell and Kieran Gallagher and our U16s girls had Geraldine McLaughlin and Roisin Friel in charge and both teams showed significant improvement and contributed several new players to our Senior Ladies team.

 

2019 Roll of Honour:

Senior Ladies. Donegal Gaeltacht Champions, Donegal Div 1 Champions Donegal Senior Champions, Ulster Senior Championship finalists

U21 Men; Will play in the U21B Championship final in the coming weeks.

U18 / Minor boys; Donegal Div 1 Champions, still to play the Donegal Div 1 League Semi final and will be representing Donegal in the St Pauls Ulster Minor tournament in December.

U16 boys; Donegal Div 1 Shield winners

U14 boys. Donegal Div 1 Shield runners up

U14 girls, Div 3 winners

U13 boys NRB Div 1 runners up

U13 girls Div 4 winners