The 2019/20 AGM took place last Wednesday evening with a large attendance, the first time the clubhouse has been open since early March. Club Chairperson Niall Gray opened the meeting with the news that Mickey O’Hehir has been appointed Connacht Junior President, this announcement was followed by a large cheer and a standing ovation for Mickey.
Club Secretary Martha Cosgrove read the minutes from last year’s AGM and reported on the curtailed season. Outgoing Chairperson, Niall Gray, thanked the players and managements for their dedication to the club, and thanked the membership for their great support for all our teams throughout the season. The Under 15 team were congratulated on having won the Connacht league.
Rory Raftery, Finance Chairperson, reported on the financial situation of the club and the continuing plans for development. The Club is indebted to all those who gave their time and expertise in the organisation and promotion of fundraising events last season.
The former committee were thanked for all their hard work and the new committee were elected. Congratulations to Tom Nielsen who takes over the role of Club Chairperson, the first Dane to do so.
Officers elected for Season 2020-21: President Niall Gray
Senior Vice President Jean Mc Connell
Junior Vice President TBA
Chairperson Tom Nielsen Hon Treasurer Michael Shovelin
Hon Secretary Roisin Buckley
Finance Chairperson Rory Raftery Grounds / House Chairperson Brian Roche Football Chairperson TBA PRO Jean Mc Connell Membership Secretary Gavin Laws Youth Co-ordinator Hugh O’Hehir Juvenile Committee: Phelim O’Connor, Eddie Beirne, David Gerrity Volunteer Co-ordinator Jacqui Cunningham Covid-19 Safety Officer John Garvey