May 19, 2024

Ulster Intermediate Hurling Champions Setanta Hurling Membership have been honoured with a Municipal Reception yesterday within the Council Chamber, Lifford.

The presentation was in recognition of the membership’s achievements during the last variety of years and particularly, on turning into the primary Donegal aspect to win the Ulster Intermediate Membership Hurling Championship in December 2023.

The Membership have gained back-to-back Ulster titles profitable the Ulster Junior in 2022 which elevated them to Intermediate degree.

L to R: Colin McNulty, Space Supervisor, Housing & Company Providers, Lifford-Stranorlar Municipal District; Patsy Lafferty, Director of Housing, Company & Cultural Providers; Niall Cleary, Participant & Supervisor, Setanta Hurling Membership, Cora Harvey, Secretary, Setanta Hurling Membership; Cllr. Patrick McGowan, Leas-Chathaoirleach Lifford-Stranorlar Municipal District, Cllr. Gary Doherty; Cllr. Martin Harley, Cathaoirleach, Donegal County Council; Cllr. Gerry Crawford

Patsy Lafferty, Director of Housing, Company Providers and Cultural Providers officiated as MC and welcomed everybody to rejoice the Membership’s success.

Talking on the occasion, Leas-Chathaoirleach of the Lifford-Stranorlar Municipal District Cllr. Patrick McGowan mentioned “he was delighted to host this Municipal Reception and that at present is about celebrating victory”.

In congratulating the Membership, Cllr. McGowan acknowledged that in the case of sports activities basically it’s not simply the success of the present workforce however the willpower and onerous work of everybody related to the Membership, each previous and current, and their members of the family.

Members of Setanta Hurling Membership who have been honoured on the Civic Reception held on ninth April 2024 within the Council Chamber, Lifford.

Cllr. Gary Doherty mentioned it was a pleasure to host this Reception for Setanta, noting that it’s the highest honour the Municipal District can bestow upon a gaggle. He mentioned, “Right now is about celebrating everybody concerned within the Membership during the last 45 years, from the Chairman to the youth, and in addition remembering those that are usually not with us at present”.

Cllr. Martin Harley, Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, mentioned that he was delighted to be right here at present to congratulate the Membership on their nice achievement in Intermediate Sport and famous that “sport basically is essential for the psychological wellbeing of our younger individuals”.

Congratulations and thanks got by Cllr. Gerry Crawford who mentioned, “Sport is a conduit for all times and all issues good and it’s right down to the dedication of the individuals in any respect ranges from Managers, Gamers, Coaches, and everybody related to the Membership”.

Cora Harvey, Rúnaí, spoke on behalf of the Membership and thanked the Council for honouring them at present. She additionally thanked the Council for the funding acquired over time and conveyed because of the administration of the Membership, earlier Committees, present Sponsors and former Sponsors, and to all of the households concerned, each previous and current. Acknowledgement was additionally given to the Donegal media for supporting the workforce and offering a platform. Cora famous, “Events like this are beautiful for the entire Membership to be acknowledged”.

Niall Cleary, Participant and Supervisor, thanked the Elected Members and Donegal County Council on behalf of the workforce. In acknowledging the work of earlier Membership members he mentioned: “It’s been a tremendous journey during the last variety of years, we have been usually the underdogs however labored by means of the challenges and that is an inspiration for future members.”

The Membership was offered with the official doc of the Civic Honour and a specifically engraved piece of glass.

Proud day as Setanta Hurling Membership is honoured with Municipal Reception was final modified: April tenth, 2024 by Employees Author