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#TBT – 1971 Committee

So the first in a series of #ThrowBackThursday posts. Every Thursday at 1800 we will post a picture and a story around it. For the first #TBT it had to be the oldest committee picture I could lay my hands on. The committee of 1971. The year Askeaton Swimming Club opened the outdoor heated Swimming Pool.


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1971 Committee - Click To Enlarge
1971 Committee – Click To Enlarge


52nd Annual Bazar

Today was a very important day for the Club with the annual fund raising “Bazaar” being held in the community center. As you can see on the photographs, the hall was buzzing with fun activities…

The games were very busy all afternoon and the children were having great fun…. The different stands were offering good offers between toys, games, books, etc. The “Ricketing” wheel (Wheel of Fortune) was as popular as ever with Enda McDaid, did you see all the FAB spot prizes! The little “Coffee shop” kept everyone smiling and made the place so welcoming. Thanks to some excellent “Home bakers”, all sorts of home bakery treats were offered to all. Thanks to our “Sales Department!” with the sale of tickets for the “Spot prizes”, guess the name of Teddy and try to get your hands on the beautiful Christmas cake baked by Anna Greed, a lot of money was being raised.

This ONE big activity could not have happened without the help of many people who made it possible. So, BIG thank you to the organisers, the spot prizes providers, all the helpers and home bakers for your time and contribution.

Once again this year, the Bazaar was a HUGE success!

Askeaton Swim Club 56th AGM

Askeaton Swim Club AGM

The 56th AGM of the swimming club was held on 29/9/14.

It was a good meeting well attended.

The new committee is as follows

Chairperson: Joe Mc Carthy

Assistant chair: Eoin Keane

Secretary: Leona Blackwell

Ass. Sec: Linda Shanahan

Treasurer: Nora Allen

Ass. Treasurer: Colm Dore

PRO: Stefan Beaulieu

Club recorder: Sheila Brosnan

Master’s rep: Anthony Sheehy

Directors to the board: Kevin Sheehan and Mary O Donoghue