Monthly committee meeting will take place this Thursday, February 28, at 8pm in the Sports Centre.
Easter Coaching Camp in Boherlahan from Tuesday, April 2, to Thursday, April 4, from 10am to 1pm. There will be coaches provided by Tipperary GAA Development. €20 per child. Registration by March 2/3. Contact Esther on (086)1265723 to register or for details.
THE LATE DAN DELANEY
On Tuesday, February 11, the death took place after a long illness of Dan Delaney. Dan was scion of a noted farming family who have lived on the Ardmayle road for many generations. His grandfather John Delaney was a founder member of Boherlahan Dairy Co-op, way back in 1900 and his father, also John was Chairman of the Co-op for many years before his untimely death in 1947. His brother Dick served on the committee up to its amalgamation in 1972. Life for the young Delaney family was far from easy with the father’s death in 1947 and the mother’s death in 1940. Mary Ryan, Ballydine is the last surviving member of the family. Dan went to school in Ardmayle and after that in Rockwell, where on completion of the Leaving Cert, he received a University scholarship to UCD. There, Dan, qualified as a top class chartered accountant and his first assignment was with CIE at Heuston Station, Dublin. Later Dan, along with Cashel man Danny Buckley set up the highly successful accountancy firm Buckley Delaney and Co. at Fitzwilliam St. in Dublin. The firm, though the personnel has changed continues to operate today. Dan was also a hurler and footballer of no mean ability and he played for many years with our club and with UCD. Probably, his greatest claim to fame was a Fitzgibbon Cup won by UCD in 1956 which contained many Tipp friends such as Donie Nealon, Jim McDonnell, Bill Donovan and local man Tommy Ryan, all of whom to a greater or less degree wore the county jersey at a time when it was well-nigh impossible to gain such an honour, so high was the county standard at the time. Dan played locally, both hurling and football, from the mid-fifties to the mid-sixties. Dan married local Cashel lady Una Roche in 1963 and they had four in family. David, who lives in Luxembourg, Donal who lives in California and Catherine and Paul, who live in Ireland. On Friday, February 14, his remains were removed to Merrion Church and next day he was laid to rest in Ardmayle Cemetery after office and Requiem Mass. We express our heartfelt sorrow to his wife Una, Catherine, David, Donal and Paul, Mary Ryan (sister), Mary and Jovita (sisters-in-law), grandchildren, nephews and nieces, cousins and many friends.