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All Roads Lead To Fr.Dowling Park This Saturday For The Official Opening Of The Beasey\’s Way

Official Opening Of The Beasey\’s Way  

All Roads lead to Fr.Dowling Park this coming Saturday June 25th for the official opening of our walkway. The walkway will officially be named \”The Beasey\’s Way\” in honour of the late great John Glennon. John was a tremendous servant to the GAA in both Rhode and Offaly. An official commemorative wall will be unveiled on the day as a fitting tribute to John who made use of the walkway on a daily basis. We Hope you can join us in Fr.Dowling Park (Pitch 2)  on Saturday 25th of June @ 4pm to mark this special occasion. Followed by Refreshments , Finger food and Live Music in Killens Lounge. 
Looking Forward to Seeing you all there !!!

Tailteann Cup  Semi  Final 
Hard luck to Offaly Senior footballers who were defeated by Westmeath 3-22 to 2-16 in the Tailteann Cup Semi final on Sunday afternoon last in Croke Park. Disappointing finish in what was a turbulent week for Offaly with the injury to our club Stalwart Niall  Darby. All In Rhode GAA and no doubt across the country wish him all the very best with the operation and his recovery,  Thanks to all the players and management involved in Offaly Senior footballers for their time and commitment to the Faithful Cause. We all look forward to 2023. On the Offaly Team/Panel from Rhode are Anton Sullivan, Niall Darby, Ruairi McNamee, , Ruairi McNamee , Niall McNamee & Conor Mcnamee.

Wed. 22nd June 7.30pmTullamore Court Hotel (Refreshments served from 7pm)
Offaly GAA will host a very important Club Forum on Wed. 22nd June next.  It is critical that each club is represented.  Ideally, we would like to see the Chair & Secretary of your Adult and Underage Committees attend, however the event is open to all Club Officers and Volunteers. 

In order to run the event as efficiently as possible Pre-Registration is required.

Offaly GAA Cul Camps

The annual Rhode GAA Cul Camp will commence in Fr Dowling Park on Monday 18th   to Friday 22nd  of July 10am to 2pm. It is a wonderful experience to   meet new friends and to practice the skills of our native games. The camp in Rhode is recognised as a top class camp. See Our Social Media pages for link 
Please Book Online  

2022 Rhode  GAA Supporters 200 Club Draw 

We are  continuing with our Rhode GAA Supporters Draw to Aid our Planned Development for our Grounds.A massive thank you for your previous support of our club draws and we hope you can continue that wonderful support in 2022.  

A very positive and successful consultation event was held a few weeks back
 on our clubhouse proposal. We received lots of feedback which will be taken into consideration as we move from the concept design phase into detailed design stage for the planning application.

.Entering this draw will provide you with the chance to win 1st prize €1000 & 4 chances to win €250 in each draw and there are 5 draws taking place throughout the year. That’s a total of 30 chances to win over the year. Draws will be held as follows

• 13th August 

• 17th September 

• 15th October 

• 19th November 

• 17th December

For an opportunity to win one of these great prizes we are offering you 2 options 

OPTION 1 Costing: €250

1 Entry into the 5 draws 

1 membership Family, Player or Single to Rhode GAA 

Full use of the Walking Track

Club supporter car sticker 

OPTION 2 Costing: €200

1 entry to all 5 draws.

Club Supporter Car Sticker

Either option can be paid by over three installments  .

1st Installment €120 – 31st March 

2nd Installment €65 – 31st May

3rd Installment €65 – 30th June   


Contact Any Committee Member for further information on entering/purchasing a draw ticket or see online purchase option . www.foireann.ie

Club Membership:2022

Rhode GAA/Rhode LGFA Membership is now open and we urge all members if possible to follow the online  option of registration/payment system https://www.foireann.ieThe foireann system can also be used by  players and non-players to register and pay online as a member of Rhode GAA and LGFA clubs. The deadline for general membership is March 31st .(Ladies Deadline May Slightly differ)

An option to enter the 200 club draw is also available for online payment on https://www.foireann.ie  and there are options for payment by instalments also available.

The Membership Rates  are as Follows:    

200 club – €250

Family €120  (2 adults and all children) 

Adult player €80 (including Insurance )

Adult non-player €50

Student non-player / player €30

Youth player €30

O.A.P\’s  €5

If  you wish to pay in person rather than use online 2022 Membership  can be paid to the following membership officers listed, John Kilmurray Aine Egan , Patricia McManus,  Ger Noonan, Eoghan Hickey Peter Kilmurray Richie Glennon  Jody Kilmurray, James Murphy , ,Tracey Murphy , Robert Kellaghan d Mary Hannon  up to the 31st of  March

Walking Track

Our walking track  remains open for our members to exercise safely Day or night..We ask that Those using our facilities respect the grounds by either bringing home your rubbish or use the many bins that surround the walking track. 

Did You Know !!
If you or someone you know is struggling right now; you\’re not alone.
Call Pieta House  1800 247 247 or text the word HELP to 5144   


The Rhode GAA Lotto Jackpot was €2,000 and it took place on the 13th of June in Killeen’s.

The numbers drawn out were 4 8 20 23

There were four winners with three matching numbers who won €50 each.

Grace Dowling

Margaret Hickey

Eimear Geoghegan

Karl Green

The lotto can be played online before 12 Noon on the date of the draw see the Rhode GAA Website / Facebook / Twitter or Contact your usual ticket seller for details.  The draw will take place every Monday night and will be live on Facebook between 8 pm – 8:30 pm.  Next week’s draw will be held in The Rhode Inn.


If you’re not it, you can’t win – Buy 7 tickets – Get 1 free!

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