The 2019 County Convention was held last Tuesday 10th December at 7.30pm in the Rose Hotel Tralee. The following motions were discussed -
That Bye Law 5.2(c) be amended by inclusion of new subsection to read “A player may play with a First Club of a parent” WITHDRAWN
That Bye Law 5.2(c) be amended by inclusion of new subsection to read “A player may play, through a Relevant Connection, with the First Club of either of his parents”. WITHDRAWN
That Bye 5.2(c) be amended by inclusion of new subsection to read “A player may play with a club where the said player’s parents were at the time of his birth permanently resident in the present catchment area of that club”.WITHDRAWN
The Bye Law 5.3 (d) be amended to read as follows: Latest date for receipt of applications for transfer, derogation or any other movement between clubs shall be 1st of March in any playing year except when the player seeking transfer is an underage player and both clubs agree in writing to the transfer. WITHDRAWN
Baile Mhic Ealogoid
That Bye Law 3.ii. be amended to provide for the inclusion of Fixtures Analyst and a representative from former Kenmare District area (Pro.Tem.)
Coiste Chontae Chiarraí PASSED
On the night Emma Sweeney, Ballymac was elected Assistant Secretary and has been given responsibility for developing a new Kerry GAA app along with investigating the possibility of live streaming games. Liam Lynch became the new Development Officer and Eamon Whelan became the new Vice Chairperson. Patrick O’Sullivan, who is a former Chairman is the new Central Council Delegate. While it is wonderful to see new people getting involved, it is also difficult, as we say goodbye to valued members of the Executive. The Chairman thanked Diarmuid Ó Sé, John Joe O’Carroll and Fionnán Fitzgerald for their fantastic service to Kerry GAA.
Before the commencement of Convention, Gerard McCarthy and Eamon Whelan presented a large number of clubs and schools with Munster development grants. We are very thankful to the Munster Council for these grants and to the clubs for continually upgrading their facilities.
The night ended with the raffle and congratulations to John Griffin Caherciveen on winning the car! Wishing John many years of safe motoring!