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Row continues after Ennistymon centre’s AGM

A MAJOR row about Ennistymon Community Centre rumbles  after it emerged that its annual general meeting was held in private, despite calls to open it to the public. The newly-formed Ennistymon Community Action Group accused the board of the centre of “ignoring” their call for their AGM to be held in public. The group organised a public meeting at the beginning of last month, at which a resolution was passed calling on the directors of the community centre company to hold a general meeting in public on Thursday of this week. However the AGM, the former chairman of the centre told The Clare Champion, was held last week, with seven people in attendance. John Garrahy, former chairman and current manager of the centre, explained that the members are made up of the founders and directors of the organisation. According to Mr Garrahy, the board held its AGM on Monday, February 23. It was not open to the public. He added …

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Ennistymon public meeting on controversial community centre ‘constructive’

The board of directors of Ennistymon Community Centre will meet next week to discuss the outcome of a public meeting about the centre, which was held in the town earlier this week. According to a statement from the board, its members are “at a complete loss” to understand some of the allegations being made about the centre and its governance. A public meeting was held in The Falls Hotel on Monday, organised by a newly-formed group called the Ennistymon Community Action Group. The group was set up “in response to concerns in the greater parish and community about the current vitality of the Community Centre”. The board of directors of Ennistymon Parish Project Community Centre Ltd did not attend the meeting but refuted claims the centre was unavailable to clubs, that it was alienating young people and that it was not meeting its objectives. The board acknowledged that it had been invited to Monday’s public meeting but declined to go, …

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