MONAGHAN MAN MCAVINEY AT THE HELM OF THE ULSTER COUNCIL

15 February 2013 No Comments by The Northern Standard

A Monaghan man will be at the helm of the Ulster Council for the first time in 42 years when Ballybay’s Martin McAviney is installed as Uachtaran of the council at this Saturday’s Ulster Convention which takes place in St Michael’s College, Enniskillen.
1971 marked the end of the presidential term of the last Monaghan man to hold the prestigious position of President when Michael Feeney finished his three-year stint and McAviney’s installation as President of the Council is the culmination of almost three decades of involvement by Martin as, first of all, a member of the Council and then the holder of the positions of PRO, Treasurer and Vice President in three year terms over the last nine years.
Monaghan has further interest on Saturday as former county chairman and current member of Ulster Council, John Connolly, is standing for election for the position of PRO which is seen as the bottom rung on the ladder for those laws who wish to move up through the various positions to reach the top. John …

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