The Cardiac First Responders receive their well-deserved certificates, the Annual General Meeting took place last Thursday, Jake and Barry play their part as Tipperary overcome Limerick and much, much more. Once again this week’s notes are crammed, with news on the Blues.
Sinéad Meagher captures Annerville Award
Congratulations goes to Sinéad Meagher who has captured a throughly deserved Annerville award for her outstanding achievements in handball throughout 2018. These prestigious awards go to the outstanding amateur sport stars throughout Tipperary and will be presented by the Tipperary United Sports Panel in the Clonmel Park Hotel on January 26th.
The full list of winners for 2018 are:
- Athletics – Miriam Daly, Carrick-on-Suir.
- Boxing – Ellie Mai Gartland, Clonmel.
- Camogie – Cait Devane, Clonoulty/Rossmore.
- Equestrian – Max and Tom Wachman, Cashel.
- Gaelic Football – Alan Campbell, Moyle Rovers.
- Handball -Sinéad Meagher, Nenagh.
- Hurling – Jason Forde, Silvermines.
- Ladies Football – Aishling Moloney, Cahir.
- Pitch and Putt – James Cleary, Clonmel.
- Sailing – Aisling Keller, Nenagh.
- Soccer- Christopher Higgins, St. Michael’s, Tipperary town.
- Sean Lyons Sports Executive – Liam Cahill, Ballingarry.
- Tennis – Katie Morrissey, Cashel.
- Jimmy Cooney Lifetime Achievement – Pete Savage, Ardfinnan.
- Knocknagow – Michael ‘Babs’ Keating, Ardfinnan.
Annual General Meeting 2018
The club’s Annual General Meeting took place on Thursday evening last in the complex and a healthy, robust discussion was had on various aspects of the club by those in the large attendance.
The following officers were elected on the night for 2019:
- Enda Costello – Chairperson
- Michael Ryan – Vice-Chairperson
- Anne Kennedy – Secretary
- John Tooher – Treasurer
- Enda O’Sullivan – PRO
The club wishes to thank outgoing officers Éanna Costello (PRO) and Martin Morris (Vice-Chairperson) for all their hard work this year and also Fr. Rexon for celebrating mass for deceased members prior to the AGM.
Meanwhile the juvenile AGM will take place tomorrow evening, Monday, in the complex at 7:30pm.
Congratulations to Barry Heffernan and Jake Morris who both featured for Tipperary as they overcame All-Ireland champions Limerick in the Gaelic Grounds on Friday evening in the Co-Op Superstores Munster Hurling League 4-14 to 2-17. They are now due to play Kerry in MacDonagh Park, Nenagh on Saturday, January 5th at 2pm.
Cardiac First Responders
Congratulations to our Cardiac First Responders who received their certificates during the week. Having an army of members who are trained to deal with serious situations is very important for the club and we wish to thank those who participated and of course Angela Spain of the Irish Red Cross for organising the course.
The participants were Phil Hennessy, Kevin Tucker, Shane Connolly, Jim Kennedy, Catherine Kennedy, Bartley Ryan, Noreen Ryan, Jim Nagle, Mary Jo O’Reilly and Liam Quinn.
Support Local Enterprise
One of the most important subjects being taught in second level schools throughout the country is Enterprise as fourth year business students get the opportunity to establish and run their own business and learn from real-life situations rather then from theory in a textbook. This student led course takes responsibility away from the teachers and places it firmly on the shoulders of the pupils as they make all the decisions regarding the direction their company takes.
Students from Nenagh College have decided to make these stunning Nenagh Éire Óg themed medal holders which would make an ideal present on Christmas morning. The lads have confirmed that Santa Claus has been in touch and has placed a number of orders for some very special boys and girls in the club. If you would like to order a medal holder for your young champion please email the club on firstname.lastname@example.org or privately contact any of our social media pages.
In this festive season the club encourages all our members, players and supporters to consider local businesses and all of our kind sponsors when doing your Christmas shopping.
Tipperary Sports Partnership and Nenagh Éire Óg in association with the TV programme, Operation Transformation, are once again holding a 5K Family Fun Walk on Saturday January 12th at 11am. This is the ideal way to begin the new year while diligently sticking to the new year’s resolution. We will have further information closer to the date.
For those enthusiastic walkers who can’t wait until the new year the club organises a walk every Tuesday evening at 7pm outside the complex for a stroll and everyone is more than welcome to participate.
There is also a planned St. Stephen’s Day walk at 10.30am from the complex to work off the turkey and stuffing. Again everyone is welcome to come along.
Seamus Hennessy and Running for Josie
The club extends its congratulations to Kilruane MacDonagh’s Seamus Hennessy who completed the Antarctic Ice Marathon on Thursday in 7:05:33 hours. Seamus has been busy raising money for Pieta House and Living Links and we are thrilled that he has smashed his €200,000 target as the GAA community, not just throughout Tipperary, but the country and beyond has responded so generously to this remarkable young man. Seamus participated in the Blues 10KM run last June with proceeds going to his Running for Josie campaign. If you would like to donate to Running for Josie please click https://www.gofundme.com/runningforjosie