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Published on November 12th, 2018 | by BoyleToday.com

Boyle GAA club news

There was no winner of this weeks Club lotto jackpot of €7,200. The numbers drawn were 2, 10, 12, & 27. €20 winners were Deirdre Purcell, John McPherson and Bernard Battles. Next weeks draw will take place in Patrick’s Well.

A very successful careers information night was held in The Clubrooms on Friday night.  The idea to arrange such an event was part of Coaching Officer Stephen Bohan’s plan for 2018. To bring the plan to fruition, Stephen set up a committee which included Odran Feely, Aine Gannon, Siobhan Gallagher, Kathleen Hanmore and Gerry Kielty.
On Friday night an attentive audience of young players, male and female and parents from within the Club and from neighbouring  clubs listened to  presentations from twelve people who are pursuing careers in a wide variety of areas. The audience was given an honest and comprehensive account of what it takes to pursue different career paths, the different routes one can take to achieve ones career goals and an overview of the challenges and opportunities that each career can bring.

Club Chairperson. Kathleen Hanmore opened proceedings by welcoming everyone to the event and explained the thinking behind the evening. Siobhan  Gallagher was MC  on the night and introduced all of the speakers , giving a brief outline of their career path.

Many thanks to the twelve presenters on the evening, Oisin Regan Phase 4 Apprentice, Aaron O Connor Secondary School Teacher, Blaithin Dodd Primary School Teacher, Karl Kennedy  Accounting and Finance, Robbie Molloy IT, Aoife O Connor Pharmacist,  Michael Mc Gonigle Teagasc Advisory, Ailbhe Hanmore Solicitor, Ben Mc Loughlin  Electrician, Marc O Connor  Physiotheraphist, Niamh Sheerin Nurse and Rory O Connor member of An Garda Siochana.  The Careers Committee is indebted to these young people who prepared so well for the event and gave their time very willingly

A huge thanks also to the club members and friends who helped with logistics , parking and catering on the night.
Great credit goes to Stephen Bohan for ensuring the success of the event and to the Committee for their work on the project.

A reminder again of a date for your diary:  The Clubs AGM is scheduled for 7 pm on Sunday the 2nd December.  The Club invites present and former members, present and former players and the wider public to this important event so you can have your say on the day.

Meanwhile, on the pitch, an under strength u20 team was comprehensively beaten by St Faithleachs at the weekend.

Ladies News

Many thanks to Joe Simon, Home, Garden & Build and Beat The Bounce Bouncy castles  & Jump Street for their sponsorship of training tops for the U16 team.

U16’s  Div 1A FINAL
v’s Clann na nGael is on
Tues 13th Nov in
Tarmonbarry @7:30pm.

Minor Ladies play St. Brigids in the Div 2 Final on Sunday 18th November @ 3pm also in Tarmonbarry.

Best wishes to both teams and management in the finals.  Please support the girls.

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