Mount Sion GAA Club Notes
Annual General MeetingThe 2018 Annual General meeting took place in the club on Sunday last and as usual it was very well attended, the reports from all the club officers were well presented and well received from the floor, tributes were paid to Anthony Kirwan who is stepping down after eight years of sterling service as Development Officer, Seamie Cleere who also stepped down from his role on the Eastern Board was praised for his hard work and professionalism in the role, best wishes were extended to Ian O’Regan following his retirement from Inter county hurling in 2018 and to Nicholas Mackey who will be involved with the Inter county Camogie team for 2019,
Officers for 2019
Life President – Phil Fanning
Chairman – Peter Walsh
Vice Chairman – Seamie Cleere
Secretary – Benny Brannigan
Treasurer – Tom Power
P.R.O. – Ciaran Sheridan
Insurance Officer – Owen Sauvage
Health & Wellbeing Officer – Michael Power
Registrar – Paul Galgey
Childrens Officer – Eoin Fanning
Entertainments Officer – Tina Gleeson
Juvenile Chairman – Michael Flanagan
Camogie – Carolyne Murphy
Fundraising Officer – Kenny Stafford
Development Officer – Kenny Stafford
Development Sub-Committee – Damien Frisby, Ian O’Regan
Executive Committee – Brian Flannery
Executive Committee – Nicholas Mackey
It was then onto the various management teams with John Meaney continuing on for 2019 and paying tribute to his two outgoing selectors Roy and Eoin McGrath who are stepping down
Team managers for 2019
Senior – John Meaney
Junior A – Jamie O’Meara
Junior B – Jonathan Flanagan
Junior Football – to be decided in 2019
Under 19 Hurling – Pat Kelly
Under 17 Hurling – Kenny Stafford
Senior Hurling Captain – Mark Hoban
Senior Hurling Vice Captain – Stephen Roche
Under 19 Captain – Jack Meaney
Under 19 Vice Captain – Alan Kirwan
Under 17 Captain – Jamie Gleeson
Under 17 Vice Captain – Jack Byrne
Player of the year awards were next in the order of business with Barry “Baz” Ryan being a popular choice for Adult Hurler of the Year
Players of the Year –
Adult Hurler of the Year – Barry Ryan
Junior A Hurling – Michael “Pugs” Power
Junior B Hurling – Morgan Grace
Junior Football – Martin F. O’Neill & Nicholas Mackey
Young Player – Jack Byrne
Finally special thanks to our dedicated bar manager Michael Ryan and his hard working staff and Club Chairman Peter Walsh concluded the AGM wishing all our members and families a Happy Christmas and for 2019 to be a successful year both on and off the pitch for all Mount Sion people.
The club wishes to extend its sympathies to Luke O’Brien and family on the death of his aunt Geraldine O’Brien in Dublin during the week, condolences at this sad time from all in Mount Sion, ar Dheis de go raibh a h-anam.
PrizegivingThere was great excitement in the club on Saturday last as our Under 6-11 age groups in both hurling and camogie recieved their medals for 2018, well done to all our future stars and thanks to all our coaches and mentors for all the hard work throughout the year, photos are up on the club facebook page and the website.
All fixtures for 2018 have concluded.
Upcoming EventsGalgey Family Christmas Day Swim in Tramore
Training for Under 8’s on Mondays in Carrickpherish Hall in Gracedieu 6-7pm
€2 per child or €3 per family
Training for Under 12’s on Tuesdays in Presentation School Hall 6-7pm
The Club camogie gear is now available to order instore at Azzurri, get your orders in soon as this could prove to be quite a popular stocking filler this year.
Mount Sion Clubhouse
Our club house is the perfect venue for all your needs. If you have a family event coming up we can cater for all size parties from small private events to large gatherings, we have a spacious function room with private bar available for hire for all occasions including Birthdays, Christenings, Weddings, Confirmations, Communions, etc, please contact our Bar Manager Michael Ryan for more information on 051-372648 or call up and see him.
Notes for Paper & WebsiteIf you have any Cnoc Sion notes or announcements for the paper or website please contact Ciaran Sheridan by email email@example.com or text your notes to 087-6364716 before 8pm Sunday night. You can also follow us on Twitter @MountSionGAA or on Facebook MountSion GAA. The website is now mobile friendly and has an upgraded events calendar and gallery which are constantly updated with all Mount Sion related news and events!