Brosna GAA Club Praises Mike Joe’s Contribution

Mikey Joe Walsh was thanked at the club's AGM for his huge contribution to the welfare of Brosna GAA Club during his tenure as chairman. ©Photograph: John Reidy
Mikey Joe Walsh was thanked at the club’s AGM for his huge contribution to the welfare of Brosna GAA Club during his tenure as chairman. ©Photograph: John Reidy

Brosna GAA Club held its AGM with a very large crowd present on the night.

By: Adam Barry

The AGM saw the election of the following officers: Patron, Fr. Tim Galivn; President: Michael Cahill; Honorary Presidents: Willie McAuliffe, Timmie O Sullivan, John Murphy, Timmie Cahill. Trustees: Willie McAuliffe, Timmy O’Sullivan and John Murphy; Chairperson: John Sheehan; Vice Chairperson, Don McAuliffe; Secretary: Micheál Murphy; Assistant Secretary: Eamon Kiely and Gerard Nash; Treasurers: Kay Walsh and Seamus McAuliffe; Assistant Treasurer: Aeneas Leahy; Registrars: Dave Curtin and Don McAuliffe; PRO: Adam Barry and Cillian Keane; Lotto Co-Ordinator: Mike Brosnan; Coaching Officer: Flor McAuliffe; Scór Officer:  Liz Lane; Child Welfare Officer: Noreen McAuliffe; ASAP Officer: Tim Geaney; County Board delegate: Patrick Brosnan; North Kerry Board delegates: Neilie McAuliffe; Proxy, Mikey Walsh; St Kieran’s delegate: Tom Prendiville and Dave Curtin.

Mikey Joe’s Great Work

The club would like to say a special thanks to Mikey Joe Walsh for all his great work as he stepped down from his position of chairman.

Mikey was instrumental in the success of the club over the last couple of years and had been involved in some great projects and providing tremendous support to everyone within the club.

The club would like to wish the new chairman John Sheehan and all the officers the very best for the year ahead.

Lotto Jackpot of €4,650

The draw for the GAA Lotto jackpot of €4,500 took place on Monday,  January15th in Flanagan’s Bar. The numbers drawn were 9 , 10, 11, 16.

There was no jackpot winner. Lucky dip winners included: Mossie O’Donoghue, Knocknagoshel; €50; promoter’s prize to Ian Walsh, Brosna; €35 to Maggie Short, c/o Ed Doran; €20 each to: Mike Enright c/o Pat the Baker; Mike Curtin , Brosna and Philip O’Sullivan, Brosna. The next Lotto jackpot will be €4,650.

Local hero and An Ríocht AC athlete, James Doran officially opened the new walking / running track at Brosnan GAA Club. ©Photograph: John Reidy
Local hero and An Ríocht AC athlete, James Doran officially opened the new walking / running track on Brosna GAA Club grounds. ©Photograph: John Reidy

New Running / Walking Track

Brosna GAA Club, in conjunction with local walking group Brosna Couch to 5K launched the newly resurfaced track and outdoor PA system recently with a large crowd in attendence.

The inclement weather conditions earlier in the day did not deter all those eager to restart the new year with a fitness theme in mind.

Upgrade Became a Reality

The club looked at this project in 2017 when the existing track was in need of a facelift and when Brosna Couch to 5K came on board the upgrade became a reality.

John Murphy and Coolcullen Construction left no stone unturned and completed the new facility on time.

Brosna Couch to 5K group began its13 week programme which runs every Monday and Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm culminating in a 5K walk/run on Satuday April 14th.

Neighbouring Parishes in Support

“We wish to thank everyone from the locality and from the neighbouring parishes of Rockchapel, Mountcollins, Knocknagoshel and further afield who have been supporting our group and runs” said group chairperson Noel Lane.

The cost of the project was met when both Brosna GAA Club and Brosna Couch to 5K joined forces to pay for the development.

Funding was also recieved from Mounteagle Windfarm, Kerry County Council and the Munster Council of the GAA towards underground ducting work.

Launch by Athletics Hero

Local runner James Doran was on hand to cut the tape at the site where it all began for his glittering athletics career.

New members are very welcome with the club also signing up to the National GAA Operation Transformation initiative which  runs for six weeks commencing this week.

New PA System

Anyone who attended the launch were treated to refreshments as music echoed through the new state of the art PA system encompassing nine speakers around the track.

“We’re delighted to be able to provide a safe environment for all walkers and users with this fabulous floodlit facility,” said Brosna GAA Club Chairman Mikey Walsh.

Brosna GAA Newsletter Part Two

Part two of the Brosna GAA newsletter was sent out on January 2nd.

If any club member did not receive the newsletter and would like to do so please email


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