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GALTEE ROVERS – ST. PECAUN’S

GALTEE ROVERS – ST. PECAUN’S

Club AGM - Our senior club AGM was held in the McGrath Centre on Saturday night with a good turnout and lots of items for discussion. Secretary Anne Shiels and Treasurer Michael Barry presented comprehensive accounts of our activities on and off the field over the past year while Willie Tarrant outlined the work done by the Golf Classic Group. In looking back on his five years as chairman Noel Browne chose the County senior football title of 2008 as the highlight of his term while we had excellent presentations also from Lar Roche and Lucy Keeley on behalf of the Juvenile and ladies football clubs. The following officers were elected- Life Presidents: Mossie Tierney, Larry Roche, Jimmy Quirke, John Marnane. Presidents: Fr. Micheál Hickey, Pat White. Vice-Chairman: Liam Bergin. Secretary: Brian Shields. Asst. Sec: Brian Shiels plus Juvenile and ladies’ sec. Treasurer: Michael Barry. Asst Treasurer: Pat Bergin. PRO; Liam Bergin. West Board Reps: Brian Shiels, John Morrissey. Co. Board Rep: John Morrissey. Football Board: Jimmy Quirke, Philip Quirke. Youth and Coaching Officer: Liam Bergin. Schools Officer Lar Roche. Registrar: Michael Barry. Golf Committee chairman: Willie Tarrant.

WINTER WALKING FESTIVAL

The annual Glen of Aherlow Winter Walking Festival takes place from February 1 to 3, details from the tourist office on 06256331.

CHURCH NOTICES

No church gate collections on the following dates. February 16/17; March 22/23; 30/31; May 4/5; June 1/2; July 6/7; August 3/4; 31/Sept 1; October 5/6; November 2/3; December 7/8; 21/22. Please inform Fr Hickey at least two weeks in advance of a collection. Collectors must be 25 meters away from entrances.