Do you know your Limerick GAA history?? Are you the person or indeed know a group of people with that razor sharp mind for remembering all the interesting stats and facts around the many, many Limerick hurling & football players, teams & managements of the past 128 years of the GAA?? Well if you & three of your buddies are up for this challenge the Woodlands House Hotel Adare on this coming Thursday April 4th @ 9pm is the place to be. The quiz will feature 8 rounds of questions, with two of those rounds featuring audio and picture questions!
Teams of four are E40 with some fabulous prizes on offer & Liam Aherne of Live 95FM will host the evening which will also feature guest appearances from a host of Limerick GAA personalities, it promises to be a most enjoyable one for all Limerick Gaels in the week leading up to the Limerick Hurlers & Footballers league finals appearances. All funds raised will go to the three designated charities of Friends of ’73 namely Milford Care Centre, MS Limerick & the Lisnagry association.
Also on the night there will be an auction for a jersey and a Hurley signed by the Limerick 73 team. After 2 rounds of bidding the jersey is at €510 and the Hurley is at €325 . The final bids will be taken on these items on Friday night 7th June. These 2 items won’t be sold next Thursday night, only advancing the bidding.
What will be sold though is a specially commissioned Hurley presented to us by Ed Shanahan Hurley maker Clarina with a picture of the Limerick 73 team glazed onto it. Auctioneer Tom Crosse GVM will be doing the selling on the night!! Signed programmes from the famous day in 1973 will also be available at €10. Main Sponsors on the night are Woodlands house hotel, St Ailbies Credit Union Caherconlish , Audreys wedding occasions and flowers and Herberts solicitors Limerick.
Raffle on the night for valuable spot prizes Weekend for 2 in Vienna woods hotel cork , signed sliotar and programme by 73 team, signed jersey by present team and many more valuable items.
So GAA fans, get your team together & make it a date for your diary this Thursday April the 4th to see if you’ve got what it takes to become Limerick GAA’s Brains of the year 2013!! For further information on this event please contact James O Connor 087-2431778 or Ger Downes on 086 4026454