AGM, the 38th Annual General Meeting of St. Marys Asdee GAA Club took place at the Community Centre on Tuesday evening last January 19th that saw a good-sized attendance present.
Prior to the meeting getting underway there was a minute’s silence observed for all who had suffered bereavements during the past year.
Chairman, Sean Doran welcomed all to the meeting and thanked everybody for their wonderful support once again during the year past with a special mention to our many sponsors and especially Jerry and Claire O Mahony of Brandon Bioscience, Kilcolman; who very kindly sponsored a set of jerseys, togs and socks for our senior panel. We are extremely fortunate to have received such generous support from a local business over the years.
Secretary, Mark Hanlon gave a detailed account of the Clubs activities on and off the field during the year; as did John Joe O Carroll with the Clubs Treasurers report.
The following officers were elected: Patron Fr. Michael Hussey, President John Doran, (Senior), Chairman Sean Doran, Vice Chairman John Kennedy, Secretary Mark O Hanlon, Assistant Secretary Kathleen Carmody, Treasurer John Joe O Carroll, Assistant Treasurer Tomas Walsh. Registrar Kevin Mulvihill, Scor Officer Kathleen Carmody, Development and Safety Gerdie O Carroll, Children Welfare Officer, Sandra O Hanlon. Health and Wellbeing Officer Kathleen Carmody, Coaching Officer John Kennedy, PRO Jack Hennessy, Delegate County Board, Oliver Kearney, North Kerry Board Kerry, Mark O Hanlon and Patsy Coughlan, Team captain, Kieran Kelly, Team Manager, John Kennedy
MEMBERSHIP. Membership of the Club is now open so anybody who would like to take out membership and can do so by contacting Club Registrar, Kevin Mulvihill, Adults €30, Senior Citizens and Under Age €10. It is important to note that Membership of the Club will close on Friday March 31st and this will be strictly adhered to. Only fully paid-up members will be in line for any match tickets that the Club may acquire.
GOLDEN GOAL, the clubs Golden Goal fundraising competition starts on Sunday the 29th of January 2023 with the GAA season kicking off with the first round of the Allianz League football game featuring Kerry v Donegal. The club will continue weekly fundraising Golden Goal competition to cover the intercountry playing season until the All-Ireland football final on Sunday July 30th.
Weekly entry €2; with prizemoney €40.each week. The person with the minute first goal is the winner. A no goal entry is also included. 27 league and championship games between the 29th of January 2023 and 30th of July 2023. Payment options; 5 weeks €10, 10 weeks €20, and 27 weeks €50.
Purchase from John Pius Walsh, shop, and club Officers. 73 entries per group. Weekly cut off time for entry is Friday 8pm.
PRESENTATION On this Saturday January 28th a function organised by the North Kerry Football Board to honour the North Kerry Rangers minor footballers who won the County Championship; “Frank King Cup” recently.
The event will take place at the Listowel Arms Hotel with former All-Star footballer Darragh O Shea the special guest and who will be presenting all members of the victorious panel with their medals.
Amongst that panel we have our own representative in Oisin Healy who played a starring role in that famous victory; receiving the Man of the Match in the final.
North Kerry Board. The North Kerry Football Board will hold their Annual General Meeting on Tuesday January 24th and will take place at “Christys The Well Bar” Listowel with a starting time of 8pm. Local Club will have their delegates in attendance.
FIXTURE: North Kerry Senior Division 2 Leagues; Rd 1; 2023 Sponsored by McCarthy Insurance Group are commencing this weekend with Asdee having an away game at O Rahilly Park against their fellow parishioners Ballylongford on Sunday 29th January 2023 at 12 noon. Good local support would be appreciated.