Kinvara's Michael Burke has been elected treasurer of the Galway County Board for 2018.
At the county board convention on Monday night in the Loughrea Hotel, Burke defeated outgoing treasurer John McGann by 132 to 106 votes. Kilconly's Seamus Connolly was proposed and seconded as assistant treasurer.
In the only other contest of the night, Corofin's Tommy Kelly defeated fellow club man Michael Ryder for the position of development officer. Ryder is the current chairman of the Corofin football club.
The full list of the County Board for 2018 will be as follows:
CATHAOIRLEACH: Pat Kearney (Kilbeacanty ) LEAS-CATHAOIRLEACH: Kenneth Fox (Moycullen ) RUNAÍ: John Hynes (Liam Mellows )
RUNAÍ CÚNTA: Seamus O’ Grady (Monivea-Abbey ) CISTEOIR: Michael Burke (Kinvara )
CISTEOIR CÚNTA: Seamus Connolly (Kilconly )
OIFIGEACH FORBARTHA: Tommy Kelly (Corofin )
OIFIGEACH GAEILGE: Michael Monaghan (Turloughmore )
OIFIGEACH OILIÚNA: Micheal Geraghty (Tuam Stars ) P.R.O: Seamus Finnerty (Annaghdown ) COMHAIRLE CHONNACHT (1 ): John Joe Holleran (Naomh Padraig, Clonbur )
OMHAIRLE CHONNACHT (2 ): Noel Treacy (Padraig Pearses )
ÁRD CHOMHAIRLE: Gerry Larkin (Tynagh-Abbey/Duniry ).