Kinsale GAA

Founded 1886

Co. Cork

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Kinsale GAA Club – One Club One Vision!

Big History – Big Future

GAA Hurling & Football - Underage & Adult

Ladies Football – Underage & Adult

Camogie– Underage & Adult (new club in operation since 2015)

Blue Haven Collection – Official Sponsors of Kinsale GAA Club

· Registration

· Underage Girls Football Returning after Mid-Term Break

· Scór na bPáistí this weekend

· Save the Dates!!! Reminder of our upcoming events :-)!

· Local Schools Indoor Camogie Blitz

· Carrigdhoun Indoor Camogie Blitz

· Field Committee – Help needed

· Kinsale 10 Mile Event –Please support

· Local Schools Fundraiser

· Post-Primary Lidl Competition – all the details on how you can support your school below

· South East Match Passes on sale now

· Munster Camogie running Free Workshops

Registration / Paid up Membership:

It is very important that all players are fully paid-up members of the club to be (1) covered by club insurance in the event of injury/incident and (2) to be eligible for selection for all matches/blitzes. You can register On-Line by going to our website and click on the Membership button.

Thank you.

Underage Girls Football Training Returns after Mid-Term School Break

Under 6 to Under 12 (born 2013 – 2007)

Starting back;

Monday, 25th February 2019

Under 6 to Under 10 will train in Sáile, from

4.45pm to 5.45pm

Under 12 & Under 14 will train in Dunderrow

at the NEW TIME of 5.30pm to 6.30pm

All Players:-  Please bring Water, Mouth Guard and €2

** Mouth Guards are now mandatory when playing matches and for training.

New Members Welcome from Under 6 upwards (born 2014/2013)

Please contact Catherine Murphy on 087/2168734 or for more information.

South East Scór na bPáistí:


Sunday 17th February @ 2pm, Riverstick Hall

Four Local Schools competing!

We wish all the pupils and teachers the very best of luck as they proudly represent their Schools and Kinsale GAA Club.

Summercove:-             Figure & Set Dancing, Ballad & Solo Singing.

Gaelscoil:-                   Instrumental & Solo Singing

Dunderrow:-                Figure & Set Dancing, Instrumental

Naomh Eltins:-            Ballad

Belgooly:-                    Ballad & Drama (some Kinsale GAA Underage girls involved with these groups)

Lots of support would be fantastic to give all these young talented performers every encouragement.

Save the Dates – Reminder of our fantastic upcoming events:

Be sure to save the dates for these 3 great social events!

(1)First up on Friday, March 8th, we will celebrate the success of 2018 in the Blue Haven with our Social & Club Awards Night.  Tickets available from Reception in the Blue Haven at the exceptional good value of €20 per person

This price includes a sit down, 2 course meal, followed by music. There are a limited number of tickets available so don’t miss out!  See Poster attached above.

Function will start at 7.30pm sharp,

This is an over 18s event.

(2)Kinsale GAA Golf Classic – In aid of Boys & Girls Underage Football and Hurling/Camogie:

Get practising:-)   

– the Golf Classic is coming up on 24th May 2019.  Plenty of time to practice to ensure a win and claim those all-important ‘bragging rights’ :-) :-):-)!!!  More details will follow in the next month or so.

The club are looking for volunteers to help out with this very important Fundraiser – the hardworking committee are in great need of more help with organising, helping to encourage more teams (Ladies and Mens) to enter the event etc etc.  Please if you have some spare time to help with this event can you please contact Laurence Murphy on 087-9056737 or reply to this email (Emma).

Many thanks everyone.

(3)Time to ‘Wow’ Kinsale Town once again:

November, may seem like a long time away but the Club is already planning our next fundraising event!! Remember the fantastic, talk of the town, Kinsale Come Dancing and KinSync (Lip Sync) Events ……

Well this year  ………………...Drum Roll please……………………..

Kinsale GAA is aiming for the ‘Stars’ as the Club plans to take on Hollywood! Intrigued, Curious……….Watch this space people !!!!

“Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in Kinsale anymore!!!!” 

Recent Local Schools Indoor Camogie Blitz:

There was Great Camogie on display recently in Saile from our local primary schools.

It’s fantastic to see all four schools playing in this competition.

There was nothing between each school as any one of them could have won this year.

It was great to see each school giving every girl an equal chance to play for their school today.

Summercove and Dunderrow contested the final with Summercove winning it by a couple of goals.

A big thank you to all the schools for their help with these blitzes and to Saile for the use of the hall.

Thank you also to Micheal O Connor for coordinating the blitz

Photos on Kinsale GAA Facebook Page.

Recent Indoor Carrigdhoun Camogie Blitz:

Well done to our local Carrigdhoun schools who took part in the Allianz Sciath na Scol 3rd Class Indoor Camogie Blitz in Riverstick recently.

Every girl played with super skill and showed great teamwork! 👏🏻👏🏻

There were teams from Balinspittle NS, Scoil Mhuire na nGrást Belgooly, Scoil Eoin Innishannon and Gaelscoil Chionn tSáile!

Great Photos on Kinsale GAA Facebook page.

Field Committee:

Are you someone who always wanted to volunteer and help out Kinsale GAA Club…………..but Coaching/Training or becoming involved in the Admin side of things namely committees/attending meetings is just not your ‘cup of tea’ or time constraints don’t allow it …………well the following might just be for you!

The club is looking for volunteers to help out with the up-keep/maintenance of the pitches on a regular basis.  This would involve cutting the grass, lining the pitches for matches and in general keeping the grounds at Bandon Road and Dunderrow in good condition (all machinery etc provided by club). This job can be shared between as many people as possible and people could arrange their own times for helping out when it suits them.

If this sounds like the ‘type of help’ you would enjoy doing for Kinsale GAA – please contact Laurence Murphy on 087-9056737.  With the Season already underway it would be great to get more people involved in helping out.  Thank you.

Kinsale 10 Mile Road Race

Don’t forget to support this fantastic event on Sunday 24th February – This great event is being organised by our Local Clubs Kinsale/Riverstick AC and Kinsale Tri-Club and its all to raise money for the new Running Track at Kinsale Community School – a huge benefit to our community and all local clubs.  See poster attached.

Contact Sinead O Regan for more details  on (087) 744 7113.


80’s DISCO

SAT MARCH 2nd, 2019

Entire proceeds to Summercove National School & St Multose National School Kinsale.

It’s the schools big events of the the WHITE LADY from 9pm-12.30...

DJ Anthony himself hitting the decks...

Tickets on sale now from the office at both schools.....or via the parents association reps.👌

Tickets are €20 each including a welcome gin/tonic and entry to a raffle for a wonderful & generous prize worth €200 compliments of Old Head Golf Links.

Bring friends , tell your networks, past pupils, future, current & past parents and anyone who loves a good night out! 🎉

New POST-PRIMARY SCHOOLS Competition announced by our Sponsors LIDL

Lidl Ireland has announced a new initiative, which will result in a €250,000 investment in a nationwide LGFA schools campaign where 159 Post-Primary Schools across the country will receive jerseys and equipment for their teams.

Selected schools will then go on to take part in a brand new #SeriousSupport programme delivered by LGFA inter-county players, which aims to show girls the benefits of playing sport both on and off the pitch.

To enter the competition, simply log on to and enter the 10-digit unique code found at the end of your till receipt

Please show your support for our School!

South East Board Match Pass available:

These passes are available now and are valid for ALL South East GAA Matches;

€30 per person

€50 per couple

Contact Pat O Leary if you would like to purchase one of these season passes on 087-9904946.

Munster Camogie are running a FREE coaching workshop on Saturday 9th March, 1-4.30pm @ Mallow GAA


This coaching skills workshop is open to all registered coaches in clubs/schools working with players aged 8-16yrs, schedule and timings as follows –

  • 1-2.45pm = Goalkeeping Coaches Workshop

Current inter-county goalkeepers will coach a number of young goalkeepers through a practical skills session - all coaches are welcome to observe the session, open to any goalkeeper aged 12-18yrs

  • 1-2.45pm = Coaching Skills Workshops

3x 30min practical sessions focusing on different skills, coaches will be shown the skills and will then practise their delivery using current camogie players

  • 2.45-4.30pm = First Whistle Referee Mentoring

First Whistle Referees on the Munster Young Referee Mentoring Programme will be mentored during a series of challenge games - all coaches are invited to stay and observe

The workshop is aimed at giving coaches practical experience of delivering new ideas and skills to a group of players, as well as continuing on our referee mentoring programme from this year.

Please click on the link above or here - CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THE WORKSHOPS! - to register for the workshop, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me or Rob Lotty (Munster DO).

Cheers, Stuart

Stuart Reid

Munster Participation and Growth Co-ordinator

Munster GAA Offices, Castletroy, Limerick, V94 NW83

An Cumann Camógaíochta -The Camogie Association


Tel: 086 796 1858

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