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Letter to IC Members from our President

                                                                                                                                                                            11th February 2013

 

Dear  Fellow Member

We are planning a very active year for the IC of Ireland in 2013 and we hope that as many of you as possible can get involved and enjoy the calendar of events. Below you will find a list of the key dates for your diary. Please also access the website for additional information and updates.

Website

This is an important facility available for members and I would recommend that you access this site and save the link to your favourites. To access it please see the instructions at the end of this letter

AGM This will be held in Fitzwilliam LTC on Saturday 20th April at 14.00 hrs. Soup and sandwiches will be available at 13.00 hrs.

In relation to our fixtures for 2013 it is the Club’s policy to be as inclusive as possible to cover the wide range of ages and current standards within our IC. The list of fixtures and team requirements are below

 The IC of GB fixture will be held in Dublin on Saturday 13th July. Jerry Sheehan will Captain. The team will be selected to balance the IC GB team both in gender and age/ standard. The format is likely to be two Ladies and four Gentlemen under 55

It is our intention to hold a barbeque  that evening to which all IC members and partners are welcome. This will be partially subsidised by our Club. Details will follow nearer the time

The IC of Luxembourg fixture will take place in Luxembourg from the 19th to 21st July. John Goggin will Captain. We are looking for a mix of members of both genders  in the 50 plus category

ThePotter Cup will be held in Barcelona from 29th May to 2nd June Robin Gibney will Captain. The format is 6 players of good standard who have reached the age of 45 in the Calendar year 2013

The IC Monaco fixture will take place in Monte Carlo from 12th to 15th September. Conor McCullough will Captain. It is planned to have a mixed team of ages and gender participating in this event.

 There will also be a fixture against Tennis Ireland Juniors which will take place in Dublin in  Autumn. Further details when finalised will be available via the Club the web site

In addition there is a combined IC Tennis and Golf event in Cyprus from 3rd to 9th November details of which are on our website

 

 

 

Please contact either Conor McCullough our Club Captain , myself or the match Captain if you have interest or wish to gain any further details of these fixtures. Details will also be posted to our website. As always our policy is for members to bear all expenses for away fixtures excluding hospitality which is provided by the host club.

 

On behalf of our Committee I wish you all a good and healthy2013 and look forward to seeing you during the year.

 

Sincerely

 

John O'Rourke

President 2013

Contact Detail

Conor McCullough – Captain   conor.mcullough@beltrae.com   +353868541212

John O'Rourke- President   jmjorourke@gmail.com   +353868145151

Jerry Sheehan  Captain vs ICGB  sheehanj@sheehanandco.ie  +353872217940

John Goggin-Captain vs ICLuxembourg  tjgoggin@gmail.com  +353868153971

Robin Gibney Captain Potter Cup   robin.gibney@gmail.com  +353872226969

Website Access Guide

1. Log onto  www.ictennis.net  which is the IC Council website

2. On the IC Council website home page, you will see a list of the IC Clubs from around the world. These are donated by their respective IC colours.

3. Click on the  IC Ireland colours which will bring you to the IC Ireland home page

4. At the top right hand corner of the IC Ireland Homepage, click the Login button. Enter the username ‘ICIreland’ and the password ‘ICIreland’. Please note these login details are case sensitive. If you have any comments or suggestions regarding the Club website, please contact  Niall Murphy  niall.murphy@bnpparibas.com