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Cahir Enterprise Town evening,

Last Friday a Cahir Enterprise Town expo was held in Cahir house hotel sponsored by B.O.I., all local groups took part by showing their wears and Cahir GAA with the Juvenile club took part, a good evening was had by all groups and gave us all a chance to see all the great groups and business in Cahir have to offer, in the photo above are (L to R) Tommy Barrett, Micheál Fahy, John Leahy (guest), Declan Browne (guest), Aisling McCarthy (guest), John O'Donoghue, Eddie Lonergan and Pat O' Brien, all behind our stand, unfortunately all our members could not be there as there was a concert in St. Marys church and we had to split our club in two as we also provided traffic control (led by Gerry O' Donnell) for that event we must thank all our members for all the work which went on that busy evening, again another success for us all, well done everybody. Below are a couple of more pictures from the evening.

Eddie Lonergan with two Kerry men Mícheál Ó Muricheartaigh and John O'Donoghue, (in his working gear) and the second photo sees our club officers with TD Mattie McGrath who also dropped by our stand for a chat, the third photo below sees club and county footballer Aisling McCarthy cutting the ribbon to open the expo with the above mentioned Mícheál and Donnacha Fahy of B. O. I.

As we are with Aisling we must say congratulations to Aisling and her club and county team mates on receiving yet another award this time the IPB Insurance County award at the Canon Hayes awards recently.

County Football Board

Congratulations to Barry O' Brien who was appointed the new Chairman of the county football board recently, Barry who is no stranger to county matters was (in his own words) delighted and looking forward to his new post, a good friend of our club, Barry was our hurling manager for the last couple of years and done a great job as with everything he does, from all in the club Barry, best of luck in your role, County football is in good hands.

Draw the Joker

Just a couple weeks left before the big man in the red suit comes down that chimney, we have to change a couple of dates for our draws which should take place on Sunday the 24th and Sunday the 31st over the holiday period, so to replace these dates the draw before Christmas will take place on Friday the 22nd in The Abbey Tavern and the next draw will be on the 29th in the Shamrock Lounge, thank you all for the great support and we hope you will continue with that support, last Sunday we were in the Punters Rest and here are the winners: Loretta Reidy, Micheal & Yvonne Fahy, Carol, Grainne and Shauna, Pat O'Brien and Majella Walsh.

The December County draw was held last Thursday night 7th in Bertie's Bar in Dundrum, sadly again this month again we had no winner from our members (or luck is not with us this year) let's hope the last couple of draws will be kind to us all, thank you for your support for this draw it is much appreciated.

Juvenile News

Barrett to serve second term

Congratulations to Tommy Barrett (pictured above) on his three year term as Juvenile Chairman, the amount of work this man has done for Cahir GAA over the years has been second to none, and it is very understanding how Tommy has been given a second term as Chairman, we would like to wish the best of luck to Tommy and all the officers and committee members in the Juvenile club for the new term ahead, Following last Thursday night's Juvenile AGM the following officers were elected

President: Jerry Tarrant

Chairman: Tommy Barrett

Vice Chairman: Joe Cleary

Secretary: Charlotte Kirwan

Assistant secretary: Rosie Molan

Treasure: Martin Hanrahan

Pro: position to be filled

South board reps: Joe Cleary, Mike Maher

The following are a few words from Tommy,

“Congratulations to all officers that were elected on the night. Thank you to all coaches, committee members and parent's that turned up on the night to give team reports and to give their opinions on club affairs

To our outgoing club officer's in Rosie Molan (Secretary) and Helen Barrett PRO Thank you both for your time, commitment and dedication ye have given to the club over the past 3 years. Both of you have been brilliant in your roles and we wish you both the best for the future.”

Due to the bad weather last weekend the Parish League finals were postponed, all going well they are fixed for next weekend.

As always we want to hear from you, if you want to share an occasion, a birthday or whatever the news is, (pictures would be great) you can contact us at the following email address procahirgaa@gmail.com thank you.