Notes & JJ O’ Carroll wins election 15/12/14

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CONGRATULATIONS. A great honour was bestowed on the O Carroll Family Kilcolman and especially to John Joe on the wonderful achievement on being elected as Central Council Delegate at last weeks Annual General Meeting of the Kerry County Board held in the Ballyroe Heights, Hotel, Tralee. Certainly John Joe showed his popularity amongst the Clubs in the County with the massive support he received. A family steeped in G A A all their life; John Joe was Treasurer of the CountyBoard for a 10 year period; (2003-2013) and is also on a Finance Committee in Croke Park. His playing career certainly was a lengthy one starting off at under age playing with Ballylongford winning numerous titles that included North Kerry Senior Championships, North Kerry Intermediate Championships and later with his native Asdee been victorious at both North Kerry Intermediate Championship and Senior Division 2 League. In 1988 he captained the Asdee side to victory in the Novice “B” County Championship. He also is the proud holder of an All Ireland Inter Firm medal with Burlington with plenty more too numerous to mention. When John Joes playing career ended in the late 90s he took an active part in the activites of the club; as selector for both senior and underage and is the present Vice Chairman. John Joe replaces his long time friend Eamon O Sullivan of Castleisland Desmonds who had to vacate his position due to the 5 year rule. Without doubt this is not alone an honour to his family; St. Marys, G A A but also to North Kerry  and one thing is for sure the popular Kilcolman lad will not be found wanting in his new position. On behalf of the club we wish John Joe every success and going forward there may be bigger fish to fry ahead.

VICTORY SOCIAL. St. Marys, Asdee G A A have a very important function coming up at the Listowel Arms Hotel on Sunday December 28th where our historic senior football team will receive their Munster Junior “B” medals from a well known personality of G A A fame. Music will be provided by the Heart & Soul followed by a Disco  by  Fintan Henry. Tickets priced at E30 are now on sale from the organizing Social committee and from club officers  and with a limited number to be seated you should contact any Club Officer immediately for purchase.  Those attending are asked to be seated by 8pm. For further information on tickets and times,etc will appear on our weekly G A A notes during the coming weeks and also on our website. 

FUNDRAISER. St. Marys Asdee are running a Fundraising Christmas Draw at the minute with tickets widely on sale at E2 per line or E5 for 3 lines from all club members. Top prize will be a monster hamper with plenty worthwhile spot prizes to be given away on the night of the draw which will take place at “Jack Js” Bar on Monday December 22nd. Your support once again would be very much appreciated.

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