Munster Ladies Football AGM 2005

Ladies Football AGM 2005
from the 6 Counties in Munster gathered at the Greenhills
hotel, in Limerick on Sunday last to review another outstanding
year for the Province. In terms of success Cork dominated
the Provincial scene winning all the titles. Senior, Junior,
Minor under 16 and 14. At National level Cork won their
first Senior title, as well as taking the under 16 crown.
Cork were also successful in the Suzuki League final also
for the first time, while Tipperary won the Div 3 tittle.
At Club level 2 clubs from the Province achieved ultimate
honours, Abbeydorney from Kerry winning the Intermediate
All-Ireland crown, while Mourneabbey won the Junior crown.
Donoughmore lost to eventual champions Ballyboden St Enda’s
in a replay in the Senior grade in the All-Ireland Semi.
Limerick hosted a very successful Feile Championship, with
the Banner club of Clare taking the Div 2 title. At schools
level, Intermediate School Killolrglin took the Junior A
title, Pres Castleisland the Junior B title. Colaiste na
Sceilge lost out in a thrilling, All-Ireland Senikor final
to St Louis Monaghan after extra time. The Province had
a good run in the Inter provincial championship, but surrendered
their title after a great tussle with Leinster.
Outgoing Chairman Dan O’Mah ony who was completing his 3rd
year in office thanked all the Co Clubs and individuals
who were so supportive to him during his term in office.
He said that during that time many friendships were forged
that would last a life time.
HON Secretary Marie Halvey who took up the position as Provincial
Administrator during the year, detailed the happening of
the Council in a very comprehensive report. After detailing
every single game played at inter-co level. The secretary,
then thanked all the referees , pitch co-ordinators, grounds
people umpires 4th officials and anybody who made themselves
available to help the Council during the year. Also those
those ho collected at gates throughout the Province She
then complimented the Peil Magazine committee and especially
Alan Gun and Fr Liam Kelleher editors for the fine job they
were doing The secretary also thanked the Munster GAA Board
for their help and support. Marie went on to say “Success
is measured by victory, but it is important to remember
all who give of their time and , expertise, be it in coaching
teams. administrating, or being involved in some way or
another. Over the past season many titles came to the Province,
from Post Primary Schools, Underage Inter-Co. Adult tiles
at club and Co and all those who did not win, you were a
success, as competing is success in itsellf. However there
were a few unsavoury incidents during the season, we must
all reflect on these and do whatever needs to be done to
ensure they are not repeated. After all its sport, nurturing
our players from childhood to adulthood and as leaders lets
be professional in directing, our charges, in the correct
direction, on the long winding road. A sincere thank you
to my fellow officers throughout the Province for your co-operation.
Words will not do justice tot he efforts of Dan O’Mahony
as Munster President for the last 3 years. He has been an
excellent ambassador and major driving force. He represented
the Province outstandingly well at National level and he
set standards that will be hard to equal in the years ahead.
He has been fair but firm at all times, giving up his time
freely without any qualms. ASs President he gave each and
every personal equal chance to put forward their points
of view. He dealt with difficult situations honestly and
fairly We must thank his wife Rose and family for supporting
him at all times. Thank you Dan but do not dream about retiring
as you have much to offer this Council and Association in
the years ahead.


very sincere thanks to South Libeties club who have been
home of Munster Ladies Gaelic Football Council for the past
number of months. Their committee has been extremely courteous
to our Association and are always available to assist us
at all times. As we reflect on 2005, with many memories,
relax for a time, recharge the batteries and return in 2006
with renewed energy to a season, of challenges, new developments
and many surprises’” The report of Tom Madigan showed that
the Provinces finances were in a healthy state George Young
presented a fine development report prepared with his fellow
Development officer Colette O’Grady, with all Counties making
a huge effort to increase the participation, in the sport
in Munster. Registrar Sharon O’Keefe gave a breakdown on
registrations in the Provinces. Showing Cork had now 53
clubs with 3904 members. Clare had 21 clubs with 1,4571,
Kerry 31 clubs with 1,788 members. Limerick 21 clubs and
1305 members Tipperary 22 and 1747 members. and Waterford
19 clubs and 999 members. Fr Liam Kelleher PRO Thanked all
the media at every level for the in creased coverage of
the Sport during the year. Officers elected.
Michael Ryan Waterford.
Vice President. Dan O’Mahony Cork,
Hon Sec Marie Halvey. Limertick
Assistant Sec Eileen O’Brien. Cork.
Treasure Tom Madigan Limerick
Assistant Treasurer Ann O’Connor Kerry.
Registrar Sharon O’Keefe Cork
Development Officer George Young Waterford.
Culture and Gaelic language officer. Michael O’Sullivan Cork
PRO Fr Liam Kelleher Cork

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