Monaghan County convention saw accounts for the year just ended showing a surplus of some €63,000 or a turnover of just short €3 million despite the fact that County teams expenses had increased by 19% to just over €640,000 on all County teams.
GAA stars Diarmuid Lyng, Eamon Fennell and Jane Adams were guests on RTE's Claire Byrne Live last night to explain why over 250 inter-county GAA players are going to sleep rough in solidarity with Ireland's homeless.
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"Getting a Galway county title medal is like hen's teeth. The likes of Aonghus (Callanan) and David (Collins). It was their one shot, one chance and they had to take it. Fair play, both of them stood up as leaders on the pitch with everybody else out there."
Aghada fly the flag first for Cork on Saturday as clubs from the Rebel County go in search of an All-Ireland clean sweep across the junior, intermediate and senior grades, a feat last achieved in 2003.
2017 All-Ireland Football and Hurling finalists and rivals, Dublin's Paul Flynn; Mayo's Aidan O'Shea; Galway's Gearoid McInerney, and Waterford's Austin Gleeson front this year's Coca-Cola Designated Driver campaign.
With the playing season now completely wrapped up and all competitions completed within the calendar year attention now turns to County Convention which this year is being held on Thursday, December 7th in the Four Seasons Hotel, Monaghan.
The GAA over the years has survived and prospered at grassroots level in particular on the input of successive generations of volunteers who perform a range of duties and activities that keeps the lifeblood of the association flowing at the most basic level.
The County final of the Acorn Life sponsored Scor a nOg took place in the Sean McDermotts Sports Complex in Threemilehouse on Thursday evening last where a large and enthusiastic audience was treated to a great night's entertainment.
Based on feedback from club players and suggestions and guidance from senior GAA officials, the CPA has drafted eight motions for the 2018 Congress that have been placed into the GAA democratic decision making process through clubs nationwide.