The Chairman, Paddy Meehan welcomed everyone to the AGM on Friday last January 10th. He then called for a minutes silence for deceased members of the club.
The Secretary, John Macnamara, delivered a report on the 2018 AGM and then followed with his 2019 Secretary Report.
Finance: Joan presented a financial report for the year.
Chairman’s Address: Paddy at the top of his address said that being Chairman was a fantastic honour and that this Club was the biggest club in Clare. He indicated that this was going to be his last year as Chairman as he is now in his 7 th year in the role. Paddy thanked Joan and John for all their work during the year. He thanked the club’s sponsor Shannon Precision, Paddy thanked Joan and John for all their work during the year. He thanked the club’s sponsor Shannon Precision, the executive of the club, the Club committee, Grace & Christy for management of fields on match day, the bingo and lotto committees (Mary, John, Syl, Sean Griffin & John Gaule), facility development committee & field Committee under David O’Meara, , Grants Committee under Ian Chaplin & Co. Board Chairman & Secretary, Joe Cooney &Pat Fitz.
Paddy reserved special mention for Kevin Phelan’s “Fittest Superstars” teamand thanked Linda Quinn for her great work in the Club Shop, the Sale of work team led by Donal & Pat
He commented on the massive success in the Minor Club for the year just finished. He thanked Mike for his 3 yrs and wished Eoin every success. He also made special mention of the previous Senior management team (John, Brian 7 Sean) taking up key coaching roles in the Minor Club. Paddy recognized Francis Downes work in the Hall as well as her recent Life-time achievement award - Paddy thanked the Camogie Club and wished Mike Quinn every success for the coming year. Finally, Caiman Barrett for his contribution via a new energy efficient lighting and heating system via his company Aramark.
At this point Paddy asked for the 4 management teams to say a few words.
The Election of Officers then took place
President - John Corbett
Patron - Fr. Harry Bohan
Chairman - Paddy Meehan
Vice Chairman - Sean Corbett
Secretary - John Macnamara
Assist Sec - Ian Chaplin/Sham Carr
Treasurer - Joan Keogh
Assist Treasurer - Christy/John
PRO- Communication Officers - Declan/Syl
Minor Chairman - Eoin Gavin
County Board Delegate - Christy Murray
Lotto Co-ordinator - Syl O'Connor
Bingo - Mary Corbett
Field Manager - John Corbett
Hall Manager - Francis & Tony Downes
Field Development Officer - David O’Meara
Safety Officer - TBC
Registrar - Bernie Conlon
Hurley/Sliothars - Pat Noonan/Paddy
Coaching Officer - David O’Connor
Grants Committee - Ian Chaplin
Arena Committee Chairman - Terence Chaplin
Irish Officer - PJ Fitzpatrick
Membership Officer - Syl/Paddy
Child Officer - John Moloney
Finance Chairman - Tim Crowe
Healthy Club Officer - Damien Landy
The following general committee members were elected
Declan Murphy (Derra)
Tim Crowe Senior
James Hassett Intermediate
Tom Liddy U21 manager
2 people are interested in taking over Junior B’s, outgoing Manager Mikey Corbett & Jude Kearney