Kilruane MacDonaghs News
The Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday, December 12th in the clubroom at 8.00pm. It will be preceded by Mass for deceased members in Cloughjordan Church at 7.30pm. Nomination forms can be downloaded from the website and must be returned to secretary, Mary McLoughney or assistant secretary, Gilbert Williams by 9.00pm on Thursday, December 11th.
The inaugural Kilruane MacDonaghs Yearbook will be launched by club president, Tom Cleary on Friday, December 12th in the clubroom at 10.00pm, after the conclusion of the AGM. The seventy-two-page book, which costs €10, is a collaborative effort between the hurling and camogie clubs. It gives a comprehensive review of G.A.A. and camogie activities during 2014. Tea will be served at the launch and everybody is welcome to attend. The Yearbook will make an ideal festive gift, especially for the large cohort of parish emigrants. It can be purchased in local shops in Cloughjordan village, in O’Sullivan’s, Ardcroney and will also be on sale after Saturday evening Mass in Kilruane. Early purchase is advisable to avoid disappointment.
Darragh Peters and James Cleary lined out on the Nenagh C.B.S. team that defeated Middleton to reach the quarter-final of the Harty Cup. Niall Shinners and Jerome Cahill were also on the panel.
Do you or your friend fancy earning up to €10,000 each for your J1 trip in 2015. The club is once again organising this fantastic New York prize. The lucky winner and a friend will work in the Spillane Group Restaurant and Bars. The prize also includes: return flights for two from Shannon/Dublin to New York; first month accommodation (in staff lodgings); second and third month accommodation will be organised (payable by winners) and two meals per day, included for duration of contract. Tickets cost €10 and can be purchased on www.kilruanemacdonaghs.com/NewYork. Tickets can also be purchased from any committee member. Full list of terms and conditions are available online. Anybody can purchase a ticket and nominate a relative or friend as the winner. The draw will take place on February 15th. Last year’s lucky winner was Caoimhe Hogan, Puckane who said it was the best €10 she ever spent. The club would like to thank former Kilruane MacDonaghs player, Stephen Carty who is sponsoring the prize for the second year in succession.
The Ardcroney N.S. team of Jack Mulcahy, Anna Mulcahy, Katie O’Meara and Thomas Coonan came joint-fourth in the Tipperary Primary Schools G.A.A. Quiz in the Thurles.
The club extends sympathy to the family of the late Ellen Ryan, The Sweep, Cloughjordan.