Ballinasloe Active Retirement A.G.M
There was a large attendance at the Active Retirement Association A.G.M. held recently in Gullane’s
Outgoing secretary, Margaret Brennan, reported on a very busy and successful year, as the group
goes from strength to strength.
Throughout the year, many members availed of the wide range of activities which include holidays,
day trips, socials, plays, sports and community works.
A large number of our members can be seen stepping in out on the Athletic track every Tuesday
morning and are actively taking part in the “Fit Town” programme.
There were successful reports from our walking club, Indoor bowls, Bridge, Book club and Singing
group , Our Knitting club members are busy knitting away for charity every Monday morning.
Newly elected committee members were : Chairman: Gabriel Rohan. Vice Chairperson, Deirdre
Hogan, Secretary: Anne Duffy. Asst. Secretary, Rene Carty. Treasurer: Mary Slattery. Asst. Treasurer
Collette Murphy. P.R.O. Chris O’Flynn. Douglas Rafter (I.T), Pearl Finnegan, Margaret Brennan, Pat
Kelly, Catherine Croffy, Jane Treacy
Social Committee: Bridie Whelan.(Treasurer) Maura Rafter.(Secretary) Phil Kelly, Brid Breathnach,
Laura Naughton. Douglas Rafter.