50th Anniversary Info
Mervue Utd celebrated its 50th anniversary in the 2010/11 season and marked this historic occasion with a 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner in the Clayton Hotel on Saturday 2nd July 2011.
Special guests on the night included former Mervue Utd juvenile player and now full Irish senior international and Manchester City player, Greg Cunningham, and FAI CEO, John Delaney, among others.
A great night of remeberance and craic was had by the over 300 attendance on the night which included many former club players, managers and supporters.
The club also launched the book on the history of the club since 1960 in August of last year. Club historian, Willie Henry, produced the book on the history of the club since it’s foundation in 1960 along with members of the club’s committee and what a great read he compiled on behalf of the club.
The book is still currently on sale and can be purchased from the Clubhouse at Fahy's Field (091 771609) and Eason's bookshop on Shop Street, Galway.
50th Anniversary Book - Fifty Years and Counting
Mervue Utd will celebrate the club’s 50th anniversary later this year (September) and to mark this historic occasion the club and former player and historian, Willie Henry, are currently putting together a book on the history of the club since it’s foundation in 1960.
Anyone who may have old club photo’s, newspaper clippings, old match programmes or club information of interest are asked to contact Terry Flaherty (087 6738573) or Willie Henry (086-8707405 or 091-753786) or the clubhouse at 091 771609.
Once the book on the history of the club has been finalised we shall be updating the website with a more comprehensive history of the club since it’s formation in 1960 up to date plus an updated Roll of Honour page.