Castleisland Race Committee Invites Submissions from Charities

Spot the happy punter: At least one of this group was happy with the result of the R.O.L. Island Derby at Castleisland Races. Charities are now being asked to make submissions for the proceeds of the June 2019 meeting. ©Photograph: John Reidy

The annual general meeting of Castleisland Race Committee was held last week.

The following officers were elected: Presidents: Vincent Murphy, Jim Lordan and Jimmy Kearney.

Chairman: Charlie Farrelly; Vice Chairman, Ted Kenny; Secretary, Kay Reidy; Assistant Secretary, Martina O’Mahony; Public Relations Officer, Pat Hartnett; Treasurers: Ronan Burke and John Ryan.

Executive Committee

Executive committee members: James Maher, Tom O’Sullivan, Margaret O’Sullivan, Willie Reidy, Bill Reidy, Lacey Kerins- Reidy and Jeremiah McAuliffe.

The Castleisland Races date is provisionally fixed for June16th.

By Letter Only

So far the committee has raised and presented €141,555 to local charities and causes as a result of the races.

The club is inviting all charitable organisations to apply by letter only to club secretary Kay Reidy, Dulage, Castleisland, stating reasons why they should be considered for this year’s beneficiary list.

Main Sponsor

The closing date for all applications is March 1st.

The club is delighted with the news that its main sponsor, Mortimor Reidy of ROL construction of London and formerly from Knockachur, Knocknagoshel is to continue as main sponsor of the races.

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