Monday, January 12, 2009

News 12 - 01 - 09

Annual General Meeting
The AGM took place in the Community Centre on Sunday morning last. Chairman Mícheál Mc Gowan acknowledged that the Senior team had come close in 2008 to capturing a county title and urged greater effort in 2009 saying that the rewards would come if the work was put in. He thanked all those who had contributed to club life in any way throughout 2008.
Officers returned at the meeting included: President(s) - Fr Gerry O’Brien, Shay Reynolds; Chairman – Micheal Mc Gowan; Vice Chairman – Sean Mc Guinness; Secretary – Shane Reynolds; Ass. Secretary – Pat Farrell; Treasurer – Jackie Conboy; Ass. Treasurer – Patricia Bohan; PRO – Feargal Mc Gill; I.T Officer – Finola Farrell, Youth/Coaching Officer – Seamus Mallon; Development Officer – Trevor Howard; Oifigeach Cultúra - Martina Hackett; County Board Delegates (from) – Michael Mc Gowan, Shane Reynolds, Shay Reynolds; Bórd na nÓg (from): Seamus, Kevin and Brian Mallon, Gerry Boyle; and Ladies Board Delegates (from) – Anne Marie Boyle, Orla Bohan. The following were elected to the club executive: Shay Reynolds, Tom Duignan, Sean Mc Cauley, Aidan Hackett, Sean Mc Gowan, Noel Mc Closkey, Vinny Canning, Gerry Boyle, Orla Bohan, Patricia Bohan, John Mc Guinness, Morgan Shanley, Peter Hanley.

County Action
The County Senior and U-21 teams have been in action over the last couple of weeks. Michael Duignan played at centre back for Leitrim in their recent defeat to G.M.I.T while John Mc Guinness started at corner back for the seniors on Saturday last against Galway. Meanwhile David O Connor and Conor Mc Cauley were part of the Hastings Cup (U-21) team that came close to causing an upset against Roscommon recently.

All at the club send their congratulations to Question Time Supremo Liam Rabbitte on his recent engagement to Irene Guckian, Derrywillow. Liam has been part of the Bornacoola Scór and Seachtain na Gaeilge Tráth na gCeist teams that have enjoyed tremendous success over the last number of years and we wish the happy couple all the best in their lives together.

Youth Membership of €5 per child (maximum of €10 per household) and full adult membership (€10 for non-playing and €30 for playing membership) is now available from Jackie Conboy, Pat Farrell, Patricia Bohan or Shane Reynolds. All those intending to play for the club in 2009 should note that they must have their membership paid before they can play this year.

Club Executive
The first Club Executive meeting of the year will take place on Friday evening next at 9pm in the Community Centre.

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