On a wet and windy Sunday evening at 5pm a good crowd of over 50 individuals braved the testing weather conditions to attend this years AGM. Outgoing chairperson Kieran McEvoy opened proceedings with a review of the year gone before giving reports from the various departments who oversaw the running of the club throughout that year.
Congratulations were extended to the Minor team – The Harps Gaels – who were victorious in clinching the county hurling championship title in that grade. Congratulations were also extended to Cullohill Handball Club and The Harps Camogie club for their respective successes throughout the previous season.
The election of club officers then took centre stage with the following officers proposed and seconded by atendees on the night…
President – Jim Fogarty; Vice Presidents – John Dollard and John Moore; Chairperson – Seamus Campion; Assistant Chairperson – Joseph Deegan; Secretary – Dan Deegan; Assistant Secretary – Enda Murphy; Treasurer – Martin Fitzpatrick; Assistant Treasurer – Barry Murphy; Public Relations Officer – Daniel Dunne; Alcohol and Drugs Misuse and Prevention Officer – Tomas Kenna; County Board Delegate – Tommy Walsh (Subject to Confirmation) Childrens Officer – Enda Phelan; Coaching Officer – Liam Clancy; Cultural Officer – Donal Deegan.
Following the election of Club Officers, the committee was then appointed. Committee Members for 2014: Noel Delaney, Pat Barnaville, Sean Conroy, Claire Delahunty, Conor Dunne, Breda Dunne, Gabby Irwin, Albert Townsend, Maura Galvin, Kieran McEvoy, Sean Dunphy, Brian Dunne, Justin Brophy, Ross Young, Padraig Henderson, David Finnegan, Martin Deegan and Jim Kells.
Following the appointment of the new committee, Sympathies were extended to all families in the Club who were affected by bereavement in 2013. Incoming Chairperson, Seamus Campion then invited items of other business from the floor. A few discussions then ensued in good orderly manner and the evening’s meeting was concluded with everyone in attendance in upbeat morale ahead of the coming year departing Cullohill Community Centre.
The Harps GAA would like to thank the Committee of Cullohill Community Centre for providing the centre for use to hold the meeting. The Club would also like to thank everyone for attending and giving valued input into the meeting. The Club would also like to extend sincere thanks to all outgoing members and officers for their efforts in 2013 and wish the new incoming officers and members the best of fortune for the 2014 season.