The Smith family from Bramble Hill in Boyle will be presented with this year’s Dermot Earley Family Award at a ceremony in Croke Park tonight Friday March 8th.
The award recognises and honours families who have left an indelible mark on the GAA and will be presented to the Smith’s at the GAA Presidents Awards Banquet.
The event will be screened live on TG4 commencing at 7.30pm.
Last year’s recipients were the Meehan family of Tycooley, Caltra who are synonymous with the GAA both in Galway and at national level.
Mike Junior, Mary, Cian, Ronan, Donal and Enda Smith are well known and highly respected both locally and in GAA circles at county and national level.
(Boyletoday.com photograph shows Mike Junior, Enda and Mary Smith)