Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Dec-14-2021
A well-attended and very productive Annual General Meeting was held in the clubroom on last Friday night. Prior to the meeting Fr. Pat Greed celebrated Mass for deceased members in Cloughjordan Church.
Chairman Joe Whelan welcomed all to the meeting before the secretary’s comprehensive report on the year’s activities was read. On behalf of treasurer John Mulcahy, club accountant Kevin O’Brien presented a detailed financial report. In a wide-ranging address chairman Joe Whelan thanked players, managers, coaches, selectors, committee and officials for their efforts during 2021.
He also expressed the club’s gratitude to our main sponsor Gary Kerley of the Clough Inn and thanked our supporters for their continued loyalty.
The nomination process worked effectively and the following were elected to guide the affairs of the club during 2022:
Presidents – Len Gaynor, Fr. Pat Greed, Fr. Enda Burke, Carmel Daly;
Vice-Presidents – Martin O’Meara, Joe McCarthy, Des Gaynor, Jim Casey;
Chairman – Joe Whelan;
Vice-Chairman – Dave Carroll;
Secretary – Martina Cleary;
Assistant Secretary/PRO – Gilbert Williams;
Treasurer – John Mulcahy;
Registrar – Carmel Daly;
Child Welfare Officer – Jenny Whelan;
Injury Claims Officer – Kay Cahalan;
Health & Well Being Officer – Róisín Costello.
The motion to initiate the process of developing a Strategic Club Development Plan was unanimously passed at the AGM. The following Steering Committee was appointed: Dave Carroll (Chairman), Mary McLoughney, Martin Walsh, Michael O’Meara, Seamus Hennessy, Niosa Minogue, Catherine Nevin, Stella Heffernan, Emma Cleary, Gearóid Ó Foighil.
The Annual General Meeting of the Juvenile Club will be held on this Thursday, 16th December in the Clubroom at 8.15pm. All interested in the promotion of underage activities are invited to attend.
Covid Protocols will apply and attendees will be required to wear a mask.
The Jackpot has climbed to €2,800. Tickets are available from the usual outlets or you can join on Clubforce.com. Thanks for your continued support.
The club extends sympathy to the Delaney family, Grennanstown on the tragic passing of Kieran Delaney. Kieran was an outstanding and very obliging referee whose common-sense approach to officiating endeared him to both players and spectators.
Sympathy is also extended to the Peters family, Kilruane on the death of Noel Peters, New York; Christy O’Rourke, Cloughjordan on the death of his brother Paddy O’Rourke, London and formerly Ashmere, Roscrea; and John Carty, Ballymackey on the death of his sister Mona Carty, Dublin.