Club PRO Notes

28 December 2012

A night of Celebration/Victory and what have you will take place on Saturday 9 February 2013 in the Sligo Park Hotel. Commencing at 7.30pm Sharp, this night is not to be missed as Cloonacool GAA Club celebrates a mileston in their History. 2013 happens to mark 35 years since the Club was reformed, It also marks the 97th Year since the Club was established. This night will relive some of the golden moments in the past 35 years. As 2012 draws to a close, it was a year of celebration for the Club as they were crowned County Junior Champions. It was also a year that marked 25 years since the Club won the South Divisional U – 16 Championship, 20 years since the Southern Division Junior Championship was won and 15 years since the Club Claimed the County Intermediate Championship title. In that era of the 90’s the Club also claimed the 1996 Minor C League & Championship double, The 1997 U – 16C League & U – 16B Championship, the 1999 Minor B Championship title and the 1999 Division 2 – Intermediate League Title. All of these great moments will be celebrated on this night in the Park Hotel. Also on the night the victorious Junior Championship winning Team will receive their Medals. Tickets for this Gala Bash are currently on sale locally from any Club Officer. A date for your Diary is Saturday 9 February 2013 Cloonacool Victory Night!!! Keeping on the 35 years since the Club was reformed, it has been blessed with the following Presidents & Vice Presidents within the Club. The late Walter Brennan was the Club’s first President, he was followed by Fr James Finan, after that it was the turn of Fr Ambrose Mc Loughlin, Jim T Gallagher (R.I.P.). Following the death of Jim and the departure of Fr Ambrose the position of President remained unfilled for a few years, however in 1998 the role was revived and since then Fr Kevin Johnston has been the Club’s President. The position of the Club’s Vice President has been filled by Michael Calvey since 2001, prior to that the position was filled by Walter Brennan (R.I.P.), Josie Mc Intyre (R.I.P.) and Jim Gallagher (R.I.P.) with the position being unfilled for a number of years. Anyone wishing to have notes included in the column, may Email them to or Text them to 087 2133533. For the time being I’ll be asking to have them in by Saturday Evenings.