Tinryland G.F.C. Annual General Meeting
There was a very good attendance at the Tinryland G.F.C. A.G.M. held in the clubhouse on Friday last 17th December.
Outgoing chairman Bernard Mullen in his address complimented the many committee and club members that kept the club going during the past year. Bernard’s wish for 2022 is that the club is unified in all aspects, and he spoke about the current efforts in place to improve the coaching of young players so that the club will have a strong player base going forward.
Outgoing secretary Enda Dunican highlighted the many highs and lows during the past year which was dominated by Covid. The secretary also paid tribute to the many volunteers who had kept the club active since the pandemic began. The secretary also thanked former Co. secretary and Tinryland member Michael Doran for all the help and advice he gave to the club during his term of office with Carlow Co. board.
The meeting was addressed by Brian O’Neill development officer from Carlow Co. Gaa board. Brian complimented the club on observing all the protocols in place since the pandemic began and he praised the efforts of the Tinryland committee during the past year which was dominated by covid.
There were several changes at the top table with long serving member Peter Whelan elected as Vice chairman and Andre Hillebrand replacing Lee Buggle who stepped down as treasurer.
Elected: President: Joe O’Gorman, Vice Presidents: David Byrne, Pat Foster, Pat Hayden and David Power. Chairman: Bernard Mullen, Vice Chairman: Peter Whelan, Hon. Secretary Enda Dunican, Assistant Secretary Surine De Villiers Hillebrand, Treasurer Andre Hillebrand, Joint Pro’s Eileen Cahill and Eamonn Byrne, Irish Officer Cormac Breathnach, Child Welfare Officer: Michael Ryan, ASAP officer: Liam Lawlor. Co. Board reps Joe Walshe and Cora O’Reilly.
Committee: Ned Deane, George Deane, Pat Whelan, Jim Deane, Jimmy Curran, Joey Ryan, Nicky Ryan, John Brennan, Cora O’Reilly, Yvonne Bullen Cranny, John McCullough, Niall Lowry, Evan Doyle, Peter Scully (Juvenile Chairman), Eamonn O’Sullivan, Lee Buggle, Danny Moran.