Outgoing Lady Captain Mrs Elizabeth Mawhinney presented the incoming Lady Captain for 2019 Mrs Moya Brady with her brooch of office at the Inauguration Ceremony on Tuesday 1st January 2019. Elizabeth thanked the ladies who played the first nine- hole competition of the year and those who attended the traditional New Year's Day breakfast for their goodwill and support throughout 2018 which had been such a significant year for the club celebrating 125 years. However, she reminded everyone that the passing on of the Lady Captain's badge and the wearing of the new blazer are symbols of both continuity and change as Moya takes up her position as the eighty ninth Lady Captain,
Outgoing Lady Captain Elizabeth Mawhinney presents Lady Captain for 2019 Mrs Moya Brady with her brooch of office.
Moya congratulated Elizabeth on all that she had achieved in 2018. The new Lady Captain was delighted to see the huge turnout of ladies for the nine-hole competition which was played in dry conditions under a bright blue sky. The winner of the competition on a count back was Siobhan Donnelly with 18 points just ahead of Ellen Brady. Lena Duffy took third place with 17 points beating Colette McSorley on a countback.
Moya asked everyone to note that the Ladies Supper scheduled for Thursday 24 th January has been postponed as the renovations to the clubhouse are underway. She announced that the Lady Captain's outing will be to the Slieve Russell Hotel and golf club on Sunday and Monday 28 th and 29th April.
To conclude proceedings Moya presented the incoming Lady Vice-Captain Mrs Anne McDonald with her brooch of office.
Lady Captain Moya Brady presents the brooch of office to Lady Vice Captain Mrs Anne McDonald.
Lady Vice Captain Mrs Anne McDonald, Lady Captain 2019 Mrs Moya Brady and outgoing Lady Captain Mrs Elizabeth Mawhinney.
3rd place Lena Duffy, winner Siobhan Donnelly and runner up Ellen Brady with Lady Captain Moya Brady.