Saturday, August 4, 2012

Photo of the Week

Club History Book Launch
Standing (L to R): Johnny Radley, Tony Mansfield, Michael Mansfield, Liam Enright, Vincent Mulligan, Matthew Hogan, Tom Cunningham.
Seated (L to R): Bernard Shields, Ciarán Ó Riain, Paddy McFlynn, Séamus O'Brien, Michael Fives.

This week's photo, from August 1980, shows a function held in the Ormonde Hotel, Dungarvan where GAA President, Paddy McFlynn was presented with a copy of the club's history book, Dún na Mainistreach - Baile na Cúirte: The Growth and Development of a GAA Club.  It had been launched earlier at the Ocean View Hotel, Clonea and was the first such production by any club in the county.
Club History
Abbeyside / Ballinacourty GAA Club was formed in 1967 as a result of the amalgamation of Abbeyside Hurling and Football Clubs and Ballinacourty Football Club. It is situated within the Parish of Abbeyside, Ballinroad and Garranbane. Located on the eastern side of the River Colligan, it forms the northern and eastern shorelines of Dungarvan Harbour from Abbeyside Church to Ballinacourty Lighthouse
Development Fund
Abbeyside/Ballinacourty GAA Club has been growing at a dramatic pace over the past 10 years with the population of our parish increasing rapidly. We must ensure that we have the best facilities for all our players. We want to ensure that the next generation have the facilities that they need and deserve. We are asking supporters and friends to support this project over the next five years.
Strategic Plan
Past generations have had their visions for the future of our club. These are our current aims and with these achieved we hope to hand on the club to future generations in the same healthy state it was passed onto us.
Abbeyside/Ballinacourty GAA Club, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland.
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