Report of Galway Soccer Co-op AGM 2017 that was held on Monday evening 20th February at the Ryan Room in the Connacht Hotel. The Chair for the evening, Gavan Duffy, opened the AGM just after 8pm. Once a qurom was established the meeting progressed. The agenda was suspended and the Chair invited the Galway United Team Manager, Shane Keegan, and Head of development, Johnny Glynn to address the meeting.
The Board of Galway Soccer Co-op issue the Notice of Galway Soccer Co-op AGM 2017 for all Co-op members to attend:
The Galway Soccer Co-op Annual General Meeting 2017
will be held on Monday 20th February
in The Ryan Room, Connacht Hotel @ 8:00pm
Report of Galway Soccer Co-op AGM that was held on Monday evening 25th January at Eamonn Deacy Park. The Chair for the evening, Jim Brennan, opened the meeting just after 7pm. He gave a brief update of the activities for the year which included setting up the co-op and building the membership of over 200 people. He recognised that this year would be an important year for the development of the co-op. He then introduced the Galway United Team Manager, Tommy Dunne, to address the meeting.
The Board of Galway Soccer Co-op issue the Notice of Galway Soccer Co-op AGM 2016 for all Co-op members to attend:
Galway Soccer Co-op Annual General Meeting 2016
Monday 25th January
in Eamonn Deacy Park @ 7:00pm
The Galway Soccer Co-Op that was established in December 2014 held its first Annual General Meeting at The Meyrick Hotel on Sunday, April 26th. The main purpose of the AGM was to elect the Co-Op’s Management Committee for the forthcoming year. This committee replaced the initial steering group who had established the co-op.
The management committee for 2015 is made up of the following; James Brennan, Nicola Deacy, Tom Quigley, Cliff Rowe (outgoing steering group members); Ger Bane, Mike Buckley, Ronan Coleman, Caomhan O’Connell, James O’Toole. Following the AGM the Management Committee of Galway Soccer Co-op elected James Brennnan, Nicola Deacy and Tom Quigley to the roles of Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer respectively. Nicola Deacy and Tom Quigley are representing the Galway Soccer Co-op on the Galway United Board of Directors.
The Launch of the Galway Soccer Co-operative was attend by well over 100 people in the Meyrick Hotel in Galway city on the 8th December. The event was broadcast live on Galway Bay FM and speakers on the night included the Mayor of Galway City, Donal Lyons, FAI Cheif Excetutive, John Delaney, Galway United Manger, Tommy Dunne, and Galway United Chairperson Bernie O’Connell.
Although he shall not be able to attend in person the President of Ireland, Micheal D Higgins, says he shall be `celebrating with us in spirit’ the occasion of the launch of the Galway Soccer Co-op.
In an address to the co-op on the occasion of it’s launch, the President goes on to say.
A supporter-run co-operative which will have a say in the day-to-day running of Galway United will be launched on 8th December at the Hotel Meyrick (6pm).
A group have set up the Galway Soccer Co-Op / Comharchumann Sacair Na Gaillimhe Teo after six months of hard work and it has the full backing of the Galway United board.