Membership




Membership fees 2017

Adult Membership – €90

Student – €60

Social/Pavilion – €20

Under 18 – €50

I Adult plus I child - €130

1 Adult plus 2 children - €160

I Adults plus 3 children  or more €180

2 Adults plus 1 child €200

2 Adults plus 2 children €220

2 Adults plus 3 or more children €240

Indoor Bowls – €50 (single), €70 (couple);

Handball/Racquetball – €75;

Squash – €120.         

      *Use the Club Membership button above or on the Home page to register for 2017

Membership must be paid as per the guidelines outlined in the club constitution  and as advised by each of our playing sections


MEMBERSHIP (ABSTRACT) - * CLUB CONSTITUTION (2015)

5. MEMBERSHIP

5.1 Membership of the Club shall be classified as follows:

5.1.1 FULL MEMBERSHIP - Adult Membership may be granted to persons, who having reached the age of eighteen years, subscribe to and undertake to further the aims and objects of the Club and the G.A.A. Such member shall receive a membership card on payment of the appropriate Annual Subscriptionand be recorded on a database to be used exclusively for such notifications as are valid in terms of Club activities. Full members will ordinarily have voting rights at Annual/Special General Meetings of the Executive Committee and Playing Sections.

5.1.2 YOUTH MEMBERSHIP may be granted to persons, not having reached the age of eighteen years, who subscribe to and undertake to further the aims and objects of the Club and the G.A.A. They shall not be entitled to vote or engage in the management or control of the Club. A Youth Member shall be entitled to vote at any meeting following his eighteenth birthday.

5.1.3 HONORARY MEMBERSHIP may be granted to persons, who have reached the age of eighteen years, have rendered exceptional service to the Club, including Past Presidents, or to the games or activities of the G.A.A. An Honorary Member shall have the rights of a Full Member, but shall be ordinarily exempt from paying the Club’s Annual Membership Fee. The Executive Committee in association with the Senior Hurling and Senior Football Committees shall have the authority to nominate persons to Honorary Membership. Membership shall be for life, subject only to Rule 9. Ratification, or rejection, of the nominations shall be the Annual General Meeting of the Executive Committee and the reasons for such an election must be inserted in the minutes.

5.1.4 FAMILY MEMBERSHIP to be defined by the Executive Committee and ratified at an Annual General Meeting of the Executive Committee.

5.1.5 SOCIAL MEMBERSHIP may be granted to persons, whohave reached the age of eighteen years, subscribe to andundertake to further the aims and objectives of the Cluband the G.A.A., but who do not seek full voting rights andrights to take part in the administrative affairs of the Clubor the G.A.A.

5.2 Full Members (including Honorary Members) and Youth Members of the Club will also become Members of the G.A.A.

5.3 Once granted, Full Membership of the Club and the G.A.A. shall continue for life, unless the member has been expelled or his resignation in writing has been accepted, in accordance with this Constitution and Rules or the Official Guide.

5.4 The rights of any member of the Club shall be conditional upon the member complying with the provisions of this Constitution and Rules and the Official Guide, including payment of any annual membership fee and levies.

5.5 Such rights may be withheld, restricted or suspended in accordance with this Constitution and Rules and the Official Guide.

5.6 Any person seeking admission as a Member of any Class of Membership, other than Honorary, shall complete and sign a prescribed Application Form, which must be returned to the Registrar together with the prescribed fee.

5.7 An Application for Full or Social Membership must be on the prescribed form signed by the Applicant and proposed by one Full Member and seconded by another Full Member who are not suspended or disqualified under this Constitution and Rules or the Official Guide.

5.8 An Application for Youth Membership must be on the Prescribed Form signed by the Applicant and one of his parents or Guardians, as well as being proposed by one Full Member and seconded by another Full Member, who are not suspended or disqualified under this Constitution and Rules or the Official Guide.

5.9 The name and address of such person proposed as a Member, together with the names of those proposing and seconding him, shall be displayed in a conspicuous place in the Club Premises for at least one week before election. An interval of not less than two weeks shall elapse between submission of the application and the granting of membership.

5.9.1 Persons shall not be admitted to any of the privileges of Membership until after their election by the procedures stated in this Rule.

5.9.2 The Executive Committee shall have the authority to grant, refuse or terminate membership. The Club Year ends on 31st December in each year.

5.9.3 Applications for membership shall be submitted to the Executive Committee. All committees represented at Executive Committee are thereby advised of such applications.

5.9.4 If both Senior Hurling and Senior Football Committees support the application, membership shall be granted automatically, subject to the formal ratification of the Executive Committee. If one senior committee approves and the other disapproves, then the Executive Committee shall decide by simple majority. If both Senior Committees do not support the application then the Executive Committee shall be bound to reject the application.

5.9.5 An applicant for membership shall be notified of the decision to grant or withhold membership as soon as possible after a decision is made. If accepted a copy of the Constitution will be made available to him.

5.10 If and when the Application for Membership has been accepted by the Executive Committee, the new Member’s particulars shall be submitted by the Club Registrar to the Central Council, by the process of Electronic Registration, for Registration and allocation of a personal membership number.

5.11 The Executive Committee shall have the power to investigate any matter, and to expel, suspend, warn, fine or disqualify Members from Club activities for breach of this Constitution and Rules or the Official Guide or for conduct considered to have discredited or harmed the Club or the G.A.A.

5.11.1 Such persons, if Full Members (including Honorary Members) or Youth Members, shall have the right to appeal to the Hearings Committee of the County Committee of the G.A.A., within seven days of being notified of such decision.

5.11.2 Unless the offence is brought to the notice of the County Committee of the G.A.A. by the Club, and that body, having considered the merits of the case and having regard to the rights of the player or member, confirms the penalty imposed, the member continues to be a legal member of the Association and is suspended from Club activities only.

6. SUBSCRIPTIONS

6.1 The Annual Subscriptions to be paid by members of the Club shall be determined by the Executive Committee and ratified at the Annual General Meeting of the Executive Committee.

6.2 The determined Annual Subscription shall be payable on election and thereafter annually, in advance of the date and in the manner decided by the Executive Committee. The date set shall be a date prior to March 31st each year.

6.3 The Executive Committee may from time to time prescribe the payment of an Entrance Fee by new or lapsed members in addition to the Annual Subscription above.

6.4 Any member, other than an Honorary Member, whose annual subscription is not paid in any calendar year may have rights withheld, restricted or suspended in accordance with the Rules of the Association and Club.




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