South Tipperary County Ploughing Association elected a committee for the coming year at its agm in Moloney’s Lounge, Poulmucka.
The following officers were elected. Chairman, James Murphy: Secretary, Gerard O’Meara; Treasurer, Noel O’Connor; PRO, John O’Brien, National Director Eddie Hally.
The Chairman congratulated Poulmucka, Ballylooby and Dualla Ploughing Clubs on organizing successful ploughing matches last year from which competitors have qualified to plough at the National Ploughing Championships in Athy in September.
He also congratulated competitors who competed at ploughing matches in other counties during the year and thanked members of the Poulmucka Club who gave of their time to judge various competitions at ploughing matches in other counties at weekends.
Well done to Eddie Hally, who has served three years as National Chairman of the National Ploughing Association.
He worked diligently attending meetings, functions and ploughing matches around the country.
Eddie and his wife Helen recently returned from Sweden where they attended the World Ploughing Championships together with John Casey and many more who travelled from Ireland. Well done to the Irish team, which did very well in the competition.
The meeting wished Sean Hickey a speedy recovery from illness.