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Tir Chonaill Gaels Club Notes 30th January 2012

The Tir Chonaill Gaels club held their 50th AGM last Saturday evening in the clubhouse with a large crowd in attendance for this historic year.
The following officers were elected onto this year’s committee,

Life Presidents – Jackie Green, Jackie Reilly (Both Donegal)
President – Michael McGlynn, (Dunkinelly)
Vice-Presidents – Pam McGovern (London), Mick McGrath (Ballyshannon), Patsy McGovern (Cavan), Tom O’Connor (Galway), Eddie McGinty (Glenfin)  James Callaghan (Killybegs) Mary Callaghan (Galway), Niall Erskine (Killybegs).
Chairman – Tom Mohan (Frosses)
Vice-Chairman – Maurice Carr (Kilcar)
Secretary – Stephen McLoughlin (Armagh)
Assistant Secretary – Keith Morrow (Mountcharles)
Treasurer – Michael McCarthy (London)
Assistant Treasurers – Brian McBrearty (Letterkenny), JP O’Donnell (Lottery)
PRO – Steven Keane (Fermanagh)
Assistant PRO – Vivian Browne (Mayo)
Development Officer – Paddy Burke (Frosses)
County Board Delegates – Seamus Carr (Carrick), Martin Hennessy (Clare)
Youth Officer – Vincent Healy,
Facilities Management – Maurice Carr (Kilcar)
Photographer – Brendan “Tiny” Vaughan (Carigart)
Social Committee – Carol McNicholas (Mayo) Geraldine Keane (London) 
Senior Management – Timmy Connolly (Antrim), Selectors: Kevin Downes (Cavan), JP O’Donnell (Dungloe)
Junior Management – Gary Kane (Mountcharles) Michael Cunningham (Kilcar), Noel Burke (London)
Reserve Management – Michael Mullan (Mountcharles) 
Director of Football – Paddy Carr (Meath)

Tir Chonaill Gaels Ladies Board 2012
Chairperson – Carol McNicholas (Mayo)
Vice Chairperson – Amanda Reilly (Antrim)
Secretary – Christina Curran (Glencolmkille)
Assistant Secretary – Caitriona Beirne (Roscommon)
Manager – Daniel Friel (Termon)

Ladies Football Team:
The club are starting a ladies football this season with us entering a team in the junior competitions. Any ladies wishing to join an up and coming ladies club can do so by contacting Chairperson Carol Mc Nicholas on 07967583418 or club secretary Stephen Mc Loughlin on 07788 723922 for more details.

Club Membership:
The cost of club membership for the year will be £30, everybody connected to the club are kindly asked to pay this in the coming weeks. Contact any committee member for details.

The club would like to pass on our best wishes to senior players Hugh Cunningham and Stephen Boyle on their recent engagements.
Hugh got hitched to girlfriend Michaela while Stephen got down on one knee for Charlotte. 

Child Protection Course:
The Minor Board has arranged a Child Protection Course for Wednesday 22nd February 2012 in the clubhouse. This is an excellent course for anyone wishing to get involved with under-age kids. We would encourage any players from the senior team, wishing to coach kids to please do this course.
Presentation Night:
The 2011 Presentation Night has being arranged for Saturday 3rd March in the clubhouse. Senior, Junior, Reserve and Young Player of the year awards will be presented. Club person of the year and the Reserve League Winners medals. This will be a great opportunity for all players from all squads to get together for a good nights craic prior to the season starting.

50th Anniversary Gala:
On Saturday 27th October 2012 the club is hosting a banquet in the Crown Moran Hotel to help celebrate the club 50th. We are asking those present and past members if they have any old archives such as photos, press cutting or video to please contact secretary Stephen McLoughlin (07788 723922. Chairman Tom Mohan (07710 3071370) or club PRO Stevie Keane (07950 262609 and we would arrange to get them from you and back to you safely. We are planning on doing a 50th book and these would be a massive help to us. Those interested in going to the banquet please contact us to reserve your seat.

Lotto results for 26/01/2012
Jackpot £3150, numbers drawn 6-19-20-23
No jackpot winners, 
£25 lucky dip winners
Shannon/George, c/o Conningham Arms, 
Jim Cunningham, The Three Wishes bar, 
Adrian Byrne, c/o TCG, 
Mick Kennedy, c/o T O ‘ Connor.
This weeks jackpot is £3200 with the draw taking place in the clubhouse on Thursday 2nd February.

New Players

Want to Play GAA in London?
Join Tir Chonaill Gaels.
Contact Tom Mohan for details.
0044 (0) 7710 307 137

Interested in playing Ladies Football?
To find out more e-mail tcg_ladies@yahoo.co.uk

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