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Secretary Monica Callinan has been named as the recipient of the County/Provincial Officer of the Year award for 2022.

Clare woman to be honoured at national LGFA awards

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Kilmihil’s Monica Callinan is set to be honoured at next month’s Ladies Gaelic Football Volunteer of the Year award ceremony in Croke Park.

Callinan has been named as the recipient of the County/Provincial Officer of the Year award for 2022.

The Kilmihil club woman served as Secretary for Clare Ladies Football board for five years, stepping down at the end of last year.

Raymond O’Mahony of Eire Óg was elected to the position of County Secretary.

Callinan continues to volunteer with her local club and is currently serves as Chairperson of Kilmihil Ladies Football Club.

Kilmihil have experienced success at these awards before with Marie Egan winning Club Coach of the Year in 2016.

Overall, 10 volunteers from across the country will be honoured on Friday February 10. The LGFA’s Volunteer Hall of Fame winner is Mary Power O’Shea, a stalwart of the Mullinahone club in Tipperary.

LGFA President Mícheál Naughton commented: “We are delighted once again to honour our annual Volunteer of the Year award winners.

“Volunteers, and the sterling and unselfish work that they undertake, are the lifeblood of our Association and I salute all of our winners. 

 “We received another outstanding volume of entries, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who took the time to submit nominations.  

“This night will rightly acknowledge the efforts of our winners.” 

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