It’s one of the most anticipated nights of the year in Kilkenny GAA circles, the GAA county board’s annual convention.
This year, there will be added interested with a number of high-profile roles set to change.
Windgap’s Jimmy Walsh will be vacating the role of chairperson having completed his five-year team, with PJ Kenny widely expected to step into that role from vice chair, leaving his position vacant. Vacancies also arise with current secretary Conor Denieffe set to depart while Paul Fitzgerald will step down from his role as county PRO, with a number of candidates expected to contest the role.
2022 proved to be a hugely successful year for Kilkenny on the inter-county front with the county’s junior footballers claiming an All-Ireland title, the U20 hurlers a Leinster and All-Ireland title and Kilkenny’s senior hurlers under Brian Cody claiming a Leinster title and a place in this year’s All-Ireland senior hurling final against Limerick.
The treasurer’s report should also be of interest following big increases in spending from the likes of Waterford, Cork and Limerick over the past year, to see where Kilkenny lie in the finance standings.
O’Loughlin Gaels GAA club will host the event, a departure from spending the last two years attending via Zoom. Formal proceedings get underway at 7.30pm.