The Kilkenny GAA/Kilkenny Supporters Club raceday will be held in Gowran Park on Saturday June 23. Admission will be €10 for a wonderful days entertainment which will also include Ladies Day 2018, sponsored by McDonagh Junction Shopping Centre and The Pembroke Hotel. There will also be members of Kilkenny hurling teams from the past and present in attendance on the day. Please support and secure the future of Kilkenny GAA.
Following a busy day on the inter-county scene where the minor hurlers recorded a good win over Westmeath on a scoreline of 5-28 to 1-5. An excellent second half display aided by a strong breeze, delivered the victory. This win sees the minors line up a semi-final date with Offaly next weekend, full arrangements will follow.
The junior footballers recorded a good win against Scotland today winning on a scoreline of 2-12 to 1-8, this will see the footballers once again contest the final in the UK next week, again the exact fixture will be confirmed by Monday.
This evening in Dunmore the Celtic Challenge team had an excellent win over North Tipp. Behind by a point at half-time they eventually ran out comfortable winners at full-time on a scoreline of 4-12 to 1-13. Like their minor colleagues they too will now contest a semi-final next weekend with full fixture details to follow.
It was with huge sadness that we awoke to the news on Friday morning that Fr. Martin Ryan after whom the St Martins club is named passed away. Born in Muckalee in 1929 he attended St. Kierans College and from there went to the Colombian Fathers Missionary Seminary in Navan.
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Thomastown GAA Club will be hosting the 'An Grianán Festival once agin this year from Thursday June 21st to Saturday June 23rd. On Thursday Edward Hayden will host a cookery demonstration at 7.30pm, Friday will see Aslan perform follwed on Saturday by the a whitecollar boxing event between Tullouher Rosbercon and Thomastown clubs. For full details of each event click below.
Carrickshock GAA Club will hold their annual Golf Classic in Callan Golf Club on Friday June 15th and Saturday June 16th. A team of 4 is €200 and times can be booked by contacting Richie Power or Mary Carroll. Click below for full details.