Posted by Aaron Fox, PRO in Sport.

Carnmore Hurling Club held their AGM shortly before Christmas. Patrick Killilea, Sheila Fox and Kevin Shaughnessy will all return to the top table as Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer respectively.

Other officers reappointed include Noel Grealish (Assistant Chairman), Mike Fox (Delegate), Declan Walsh (Coaching Officer), Nóirín Hynes (Irish Language Officer) and Pakie Fox (Heritage Officer). Aaron Fox (PRO) and John Geraghty (Child Welfare Officer) were also appointed.

On the managerial front Seamus Qualter will return as Senior manager for another season. Seamus also teams up with Michael Killilea as U21 manager. Tom Cogley takes over as Minor manager following the position being vacated by Michael Killilea. Murty Killilea will stay on as Junior A manager for 2015.

Registration Night

Carnmore Senior and Juvenile registration night will be held on Friday February 6th from 6.30–8pm at Carnmore Community Centre.

For players it is compulsory to be a registered member of Carnmore GAA Club otherwise they will not be will not be covered by insurance in the event of injury. Only fully paid up members can have voting rights.

Registration closes on March 30th.

  • Youth U18 €30
  • Adult Player €50
  • Adult Couple €50
  • Family (2 Adults, 1 Child) €80
  • Family (2 Adults, 2 Child) €100
  • Family (2 Adults, >3 Child) €120

Camogie Club AGM

Carnmore Camogie Club AGM was held last November. A good crowd was in attendance on a night when the top table of Davy Walsh (Chairman), Sarah Fox (Secretary) and Dermot Fenton (Treasurer) all returned to their posts for 2015. Carl Donlon, Jenny Daveron and Aoife O’Callaghan were all appointed to assistant positons of Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer respectfully.

Rita McHugh (Child Welfare Officer) and Annette Hanley, Michael John Murphy and Carl Donlon (Delegates) also were appointed. Davy Walsh and Aoife O’Callaghan also acquired the posts of Development Officer and Public Relations Officer respectively.

Fitzgibbon Cup

Carnmore are strongly represented in this year’s Fitzgibbon Cup. John Paul O’Connell will manage NUIG with Ciaran Fahy playing in goals.

Across the city Sean Nugent, Paul Fox and Gary Grealish are all members of the GMIT panel. Donie Fox is also a member of the UCD team. In what may be a Fitzgibbon first Carnmore are now represented in goals by both Galway Colleges.

John Paul’s men have been drawn with GMIT, UCC and UL in this year’s competition.

A New Season

Seamus Qualter and his new management team of Richard Donovan, Fergus Madden and Kevin Shaughnessy have begun training for their 2015 campaign.

The Senior team have been joined by the U21s and Minors for training sessions. The U21 championship begins next month.

Advertising Hoarding

Continuing on the 2014 fundraising initiative, Carnmore GAA Club are offering pitch side hoarding space.

Business owners can have a custom sign for €200, with a €100 annual contribution thereafter.

Juvenile AGM—November 25th 2014

A large crowd of 40+ attended Carnmore’s Juvenile AGM. Outgoing Chairman Sean Mannion was replaced by Tomas Grealish. Sean thanked everybody for their support and efforts over the previous two years.

Other Officers appointed included Tom Cogley as Vice Chairman and Derek Healy as Club Delegate with the positons of Secretary and Assistant Secretary yet to be filled.

On the field Roberta Branagan will take the U6s for 2015 with Tim Feeney continuing as U8 manager. Paddy O’Connell and Declan Collins team up to manage the U10s. John Paul O’Connell will take over as U12 manager also, the Fitzgibbon Cup winner and current manager of NUIG will be joined by Kevin Killilea.

Both Liam Slevin and Tom Cogley will remain in place as U14 and U16 managers respectfully.