19 November 2015
By Bryan Smyth
Cork Senior Football Manager, Peadar Healy has officially launched the Clann Abán Subscription scheme on behalf of his club, Cumann Peile Naomh Abán. The Subscription scheme is Naomh Abán’s landmark fundraising campaign to raise finance for the clubs ongoing development of a new Sports complex and dressing room facility in Pairc Colaiste Iosagáin. Speaking at the launch, Club Chairman Cathal O Riada said:
“We are delighted that Peadar has joined us this evening to launch the Clann Abán Subscription scheme on behalf of the club. This scheme is central to the clubs efforts to raise the funds needed to complete our ambitious development adjoining our all-weather playing facility in Páirc Colaiste Iosagáin.
“Clann Abán offers members, players, former players, the diaspora and the community at large the opportunity to leave a lasting legacy to the future of Naomh Abán. The benefits of the scheme – totalling €2212 include the inclusion of your, your family’s or a loved one’s name on a decorative roll of honour to be displayed in the reception of the new complex known as Leac Abán. A book of five tickets for the Naomh Abán weekly Lotto for a two year period. Subscription to the Cork County Clubs Draw for a year. Membership of the Clann Abán Euromillions and Prize Bond syndicates. Five year family membership of Cumann Peile Naomh Abán. Access to the clubs allocation of All Ireland tickets and an exclusive Clann Abán lapel pin
“Subscription is available for €1000 and there are a number of payment plans available including weekly, monthly, quarterly and bi-annual arrangements as well as a once off payment. This funding is vital in order to complete the state of the art sports complex including dressing rooms, gym, spectator stand and multi-purpose sports centre which is under construction.
“The new facility will create a community hub for all in Baile Mhúirne, Cuil Aodha and Múscraí to avail of into the future. We have targeted a completion date of April/May 2016 for the development in time for the club’s hosting of Comortas Peile na Gaeltachta 2016”.