Picturesque home and garden of Ollie Ryan at the Kells Road
That was the sentiment arising from the Stoneyford Development Association (SDA)'s recent AGM, held in the Community Centre. It was an opportunity both to take stock of where the village has come
The well-attended meeting heard chairman Joe Whyte highlight the many successful activities of the SDA over the past two years. Projects such as the Text Alert System are now up and running.
The achievement of a
Honorary secretary Conchubhar de Róiste presented a detailed account of all the activities of the SDA, and said that volunteerism would 'be the lifeblood of the
Honorary treasurer Fred
Management accounts show a surplus balance of €15,000 at the bank as at December 31, 2016.
Outgoing officers Joe Whyte (chairman), Conchubhar de Róiste (hon secretary) and Fred
Four new committee members were elected from the floor to join the SDA management team. These were John Raggett (Stoneyford Utd AFC), Paddy Ganly (Active Retirement), Kieran Walsh (Chapel View Residents' Association) and Paul Hickey (Carrickshock GAA Club).
Donie Butler then outlined details of the Tidy
Chairman Joe Whyte said that perhaps the time was opportune to look at the concept of an umbrella body such as a community council.
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