Tir Chonaill Gaels Club Notes - 4th March 2013
The clubs held its 51st AGM last Sunday in the clubhouse with a large crowd in attendance, the following officers were elected onto the committee for the coming year;
Life Presidents – Jackie Green, Jackie Reilly (Both Donegal)
President – Paddy Burke; (Frosses)
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), Mick Kennedy (Galway) Michael Mc Glynn (Dunkinelly).
Chairman – Tom Mohan (Frosses)
Vice-Chairman – Maurice Carr (Kilcar)
Secretary – Stephen McLoughlin (Armagh)
Assistant Secretary – Michael Mullan (Mountcharles)
Treasury Committee; Paddy Callaghan (Fanad), Geraldine Keane, Brian Mc Brearty (Letterkenny), Hugh Cunningham (Carrick), Denis Boyle (Dungloe), Stephen Mc Loughlin.
PRO – Steven Keane (Fermanagh)
Assistant PRO – Vivian Browne (Mayo)
County Board Delegates – Seamus Carr (Carrick), Martin Hennessy (Clare)
Youth Officer – Vincent Healy,
Facilities Management – Maurice Carr (Kilcar)
Photographer – Brendan “Tiny” Vaughan (Carrigart)
Lottery Co-ordinator – Denis Boyle
Social Committee, to be confirmed.
Senior Management – Eugene Meehan (Fermanagh), Selectors: Brian Mc Brearty (Letterkenny), JP O’Donnell (Dungloe)
Junior Management – Ricky Williamson (Cork), Michael Cunningham (Kilcar).
Reserve Management – Michael Mullan (Mountcharles)
Ladies Manager – Connor Connelly (Galway)
Membership for the year is £30 per person and £50 for families:
The club played two friendly matches last weekend against Ballylanders from Limerick and Saint Dymphas from Luton. We would like to thank both clubs for two sporting and entertaining games and we wish them both well for the coming season.
The club would like to pass on our best wishes to social club manager Adrian Byrne who is leaving the club after 13 years service.
Adrian has been involved in the clubhouse from the very start and has decided to take up a new business venture at the end of the month.
All at the club cannot thank him enough for his commitment and hard work throughout the years and dedication to the club.
The club will be hosting a race night at the Three Wishes pub in North Harrow this Saturday 9th March at 8-30pm.
Race cards can be obtained from Stocker with horses costing £5 and £30 to sponsor a race. Everyone welcome, hot buffet served on the night.
Club member Noel Burke is running the London Marathon on Sunday 28th April 2013
Anyone wishing to sponsor Noel for his selected charity can do so by contacting him on 07968629528.
This years Easter tournament will consist of four teams to play for the Francie O’Donnell memorial cup. All Saints (Antrim), Roger Casements (Coventry), Cuchullians (Newcastle) and host club TCG will battle it out in a round robin format with 15 a side matches.
More details to follow.
Jackpot £3,200 Numbers drawn 10 –12 -20 -21
No Jackpot winners,
£25 lucky dip winners
Tom Murphy, c/o TCG,
Kevin Monaghan, c/o British Queen,
Norman Barrett, c/o Tom O’Connor
Jim Cunningham, c/o Three Wishes
This week’s draw takes place in the clubhouse on Thursday 7th March at 9pm with a jackpot at a whopping £3,250. Play online at www.tirchonaillgaels.com