Lismore Camogie Club AGM
The AGM of Lismore Camogie Club was held on Friday night last December 5th at 8 o'clock in Lismore GAA Club House.Attendance on the night was good and the meeting was opened by outgoing Chairperson Mary Russell followed by a minutes silence for all club members who lost their loved ones during the year. The minutes of the AGM 2013 was read out by outgoing secretary Ciara Duffin and was proposed and adopted. The next item on the agenda was the secretary's report in which Ciara had a very comprehensive and detailed report on all the club's activities during the last 12 months which included the club's senior team capturing the club's first All Ireland Intermediate club title in March and the U16 and U18 teams capturing their respective Co.Titles and the u 12's capturing their Co.League title. Ciara also mentioned that the Senior team won their Co. Final again this year and went on to win the Munster final, putting the girls on the road to the All Ireland series. In her report Ciara thanked all her fellow Officers and club mentors and all those who had to step down during the year from their various teams due to personal commitments for all their time and commitment to the club.She thanked all who supported our club financially during the year and the local GAA Club for their support to the camogie club. On concluding her report Ciara said that she was stepping down from her position as club secretary and wished the incoming committee all the best for the year coming.
Following the secretary's report was the Chairpersons address in which outgoing Chairperson Mary Russell stated that she was very proud to be sitting at the meeting after a very successful and an historic year in Lismore Camogie Club as the Senior team captures the Clubs first All Ireland Club title. She like Ciara thanked all club mentors, officers and committee for all their hard work during the year and was very grateful for all the numerous generous sponsors for the All Ireland campaign and indeed through out the year. She thanked our main sponsor Eamonn Walsh(Koochie). Mary also thanked the GAA Club for the use of their facilities and their sponsorship and for letting the camogie club having a link on their newly formed website. Mary stated that it was nice to have the camogie club to be recognised for it's achievements by our own town council, Waterford Co. Council and the WLR FM Granville award for the month of March. Mary also thanked Eddie Nugent and Mr. Sean Prendergast for the use of the primary school field for training when the GAA field was unavailable.
The next item on the agenda was the treasurer's report in which outgoing Treasurer Una Walsh had a very detailed account of the club's financial happenings throughout the year. After a numerous sponsorship campaign for the All Ireland series and the various fundraising events during the year Una showed that there was a healthy balance in the club's account.
The election of Officers followed the treasurers report and the following were elected; Presidents; Helen Barry, Liam Kirby and Frances Whelan Vice-President; Fr. Cullinan Chairperson; Mary Russell Vice-Chair; Joan Williams Secretary; Breda Geoghegan Assistant-Secretary; Tricia O'Keeffe Treasurer; Una Walsh Assistant- Treasurer; Martina Landers PRO; Mary Russell Registrar; Ciara Duffin Liaison Officer; Tricia O'Keeffe Child Welfare Officer; Amelda Landers Integration Officers; Dan Geoghegan and Eddie Nugent delegates to Co. Board A rotation of committee members Delegates to Co. Convention Marie and Mary Russell Committee; member of senior team, Geraldine Barry, Jojo Tobin, Declan Landers, Martin Landers, Martina Cliffe.
Club mentors; U6 Junior/Senior Infants Nicola Morrissey and Aoife Hannon and Kayleigh Conway and Olivia Foley U8 1st/2nd classes Emily Heneghan and Olivia Flynn U10 Sharon Williams and Tricia O'Keeffe Indoor 3rd/4th Class Caithriona McGlone and Tricia O'Keeffe Indoor 5th/6th Classes Declan Landers, Emma Power and Emily Prendergast U12 Jojo Tobin and Martina Cliffe U 14 Declan Landers, Jim Russell and Amelda Landers U16 Kate Heneghan U18 Shauna Prendergast and Martina Landers Junior Jojo Tobin Senior Mentors TBC