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The Annual General Meeting of the Kilruane MacDonaghs club will be held in the Thomas MacDonagh Complex on this Friday January 13th at 8.00 p.m. It will be preceded by Mass for deceased members at 7.30 p.m. in Cloughjordan Church. Nomination forms can be downloaded from website and must be returned to secretary Kay Cahalan by Thursday January 12th.

Juvenile AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the juvenile club takes place in the Thomas MacDonagh Complex on Friday January 20th at 8.00 p.m.

Juvenile Presentation

The presentation of medals to the U-12 and U-14 hurlers is scheduled for Friday January 27th at 8.00 p.m. in the Thomas MacDonagh Complex. The U-14 hurlers were North Feile champions and the U-12 hurlers retained their county crown. The U-10 hurlers, who had a very successful season, will receive a special presentation at the function.

All-Ireland Inter-Firms

Congratulations to Diarmuid Cahill who lined out at right wing back on the CJ Sheeran team from Laois which defeated Teagasc Moorepark (Cork) on a 0-12 to 0-9 scoreline in the All-Ireland Inter-Firms final played in Camross last Saturday.

Inter-Provincial Hurling

Eamon O’ Shea has been appointed coach of the Munster hurling team which takes on Leinster in the inter-provincial semi-final in Nowlan Park on Sunday February 19th.

Scrap Metal Collection

Ardcroney Community Field committee is organising a scrap metal collection to fund ongoing development of the facility. Kilruane MacDonaghs second pitch, which is used continuously throughout the year by various club and camogie teams, is located there. Its maintenance and development are of crucial importance to the club. The committee will collect a variety of metal, iron or steel items including machinery, cars, bicycles, gates, radiators, barrels, containers and utensils. No item is too big or too small. You can contact George O’ Leary 0871222816, Kay Cahalan 0879059592 and Philip Heenan 0872887830 who will arrange collection of donated items. The deadline for collection is this Saturday January 14th. Note that non metallic items will not be accepted.


The club would like to extend its sympathy to the McLoughney family Ballyrickard on the death of Paddy McLoughney and to the family of Fr. Martin Skehan, formerly of Templemore Road Cloughjordan, who died in Seattle.