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:: Malin GAA Club
Our Annual General Meeting took place last Sunday in the clubhouse
with all club officers giving reports for the 2018 season. The make
up the committee is largely the same with Pat McLaughlin chairman,
Seamus McLaughlin vice chairman. Brendan Monagle takes over from
Linda McColgan as secretary, Elaine McColgan remains as assistant
secretary. The club would like to place on record its thanks to
Linda and it was included in the chairman’s report what a great a
job Linda has done in the club over the last year and number of
years in various roles, and we know she will still be involved as
much as she can. John Byrne remains as treasurer and is assisted by
Margaret Raymond and Susan Byrne.
Paul Gallagher is still Registrar while the club welcome Martin
Doherty Edwards back as P.R.O with help from Linda McColgan on
Facebook. The minor board has yet to have its agm and the roles of
childrens officer, coaching officer and minor board Rep are yet to
be filled. The development representatives on the executive are
Michael McCarron and Kevin McGeoghegan and the field committee reps
are Sean McLaughlin Owen and Vincent McColgan as well as John
McLaughlin JM and Susan Byrne from the clubhouse management. Susanna
Lafferty (Rustard) has stepped down from the role of culture officer
and Mandy McLaughlin will take over.
The club would like to thank Susanna for her work in the organising
of Scor and anyone who helped organise the teams in the competition
last weekend. Maria Mclaughlin F is the ladies rep on the committee
and Shaun Mclaughlin F will help coordinate the summer camps. Kate
Kelly who has led a team of volunteers in the health and well-being
committee for the last number of years has taken a step back and
this role needs to be filled. Again the club would like to thank
Kate for the work she has done in this area and are looking for
anyone interested in leading this important role in the club.
The club are delighted to announce the appointment of the senior and
reserve team management for the incoming season will be the joint
team of Robert Farren and Shane McCarron. The club wish them and
their backroom team every success in the year ahead. The meeting
ended with an address from club president Patrick McLaughlin Rustard
who thanked everyone who had helped the club in 2018 and wished
everyone the best of enjoyment and good luck in their roles in 2019.
There was no winner of this week’s lotto jackpot of €1550. The
numbers drawn were 3-5-2-7-4-1-6 with the €50 going to Ellen McDaid,
Bunn, Glengad. Next week’s jackpot is €1600.
Coaching for junior and senior infants continues
every Sunday from 10:00am - 11-15am.Everyone welcome.
The under 13 train every Sunday at 12:00p.m. Thanks to members of
the under 16 panel who helped with training last Sunday.
Well Done to our Trad Group and Quiz Team who participated in Scor
na nOg in Burt last weekend. Our Trad Group was Tara
McLaughlin, Kate McCallion, Kirsten McLucas and Bronagh McCarron.
Our Quiz Team was Michael Walsh, Adam McGonagle, Connor O’Neill &
Well done and best of luck to Shaun McLaughlin(F) who is heading to
Thailand next week to referee for the LGFA in the Asian Games.
Another great achievement for Shaun, continuing to do the Club and
Parish proud. We all should respect our referees and remember we
would have no games without them.
The pool room is open at the weekends and the pool league is up and
running. If anyone is interested they can contact John McLaughlin (JM).
Christmas orders must be in by next weekend. The new half zip top
and the new senior jersey sponsored by John Byrne Seafoods are
available to order. The club shop is open every Saturday from 12.00
– 2.00 and Sunday from 11.30 – 2.00 or alternatively contact Susan
Byrne on 9370638 or 0867832242 . The shop also has a great range of
stock in all sizes including coats, jackets, hoodies, tracksuits,
socks, shorts, hats, new gear bags and much more club merchandise.
The club would like to give their sincere condolences to the family
of Philomena Doherty, Leiter, sister of club volunteer and assistant
treasurer Margaret Raymond, who died recently, may she rest in
If any business is interested in sponsoring an advertising board at
the pitch, can they contact Sean McLaughlin (Owen) on 0868422701 as
we hope to upgrade the existing signs around the pitch in the coming
All items for the club notes should be sent to Brendan Monagle on
firstname.lastname@example.org or Linda McColgan on 0863452769 and