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Civic Reception for Monaghan Ladies

The girls who made up the Monaghan Senior Ladies football team of 2016 were honoured by Monaghan County Council at a Civic Reception held in their honour in the Four Seasons Hotel on Monday January 8th. Cathoirleach, P.J. O'Hanlon congratulated the girls and praised their spirit and desire to succeed. he said he was honoured to be able to make this presentation to them as they are wonderful role models for the youth of our county. County Chief Executive added his words of praise and congratulations to the team and both complimented manager, Paula Cunningham, and her backroom staff for the exceptional success they had achieved with the county in difficult circumstances and they wished the team every success in 2017. Ciara McAnespie, on behalf of the team and backroom staff, thanked the council for the reception and said that the team hoped that further success would come in 2017. Many councillors were present with apologies from those absent and also present were Minister Heather Humphreys, and TD's Caoimhghin O'Caolain and Niamh Smyth and Senator Robbie Gallagher.