Colm steps down

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The sec­re­tary also ex­tende d ‘ a mas­sive thank you’ to Colm Mackin who has man­aged the club bar for the past 15 years. He is step­ping down from the post.

The sec­re­tary said the clubs is ex­tremely grate­ful to all those com­mit­tee mem­bers and non-com­mit­tee mem­bers who sell lotto tick­ets each week.

She also ac­knowl­edged and thanked all the re­tail out­lets and pubs in the par­ish for al­low­ing the club to sell the lotto on their premises.

Liam Steele re­sumed as clu­b­room care­taker in 2018 and his at­ten­tion to de­tail en­sured the place was spot­less. She wished Oliver Bren­nan well in his re­cov­ery from ill­ness. Oliver looked af­ter the dress­ing rooms at McGeough Park on match days.

Among the events staged was the an­nual Cul camp which catered for 200 chil­dren aged be­tween 7 and 13 years,

The club also hosted their own Gaelic skills camp again this year which was at­tended by 160 kids. It ended as al­ways with a trip to Croke Park for the all Ire­land ladies fi­nal.

The sec­re­tary thanked in­di­vid­u­als and lo­cal busi­ness for spon­sor­ship dur­ing the year.

The ma­jor fund­ing rais­ing event in 2018 was a very suc­cess­ful Car Draw in con­duc­tion with McCabe’s Garage. der­ful ex­pe­ri­ence for the club and the amount of work that went into the week­end was as­tro­nom­i­cal. The sec­re­tary thanked fam­i­lies who kindly looked af­ter the chil­dren of vis­it­ing teams.

The ju­ve­nile foot­ball com­mit­tee or­gan­ised a very suc­cess­ful schools pro­gramme with the three par­ish schools, com­pris­ing blitz com­pe­ti­tions with the schools and nu­mer­ous foot­ball ven­tures at home and away through­out the year, not to men­tion now their new win­ter pro­gramme.

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