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All Ireland Derg U-14 Camogie Team. Carmel O'Brien, Ciara Doyle, Kellie McInerney, Ava Quigley, Sara Minogue, Molly Kilkenny, Roisin Minogue, Suzanne Costelloe, Katie O'Brien, Nicole Flower, Holly McGee, Megan Coleman, Aoife Maloney, Amy Barrett, Deirdre Corry, Alexandria McGrath.


Ennis St Johns Gold Medal winning U-12 Boys Relay Team: Tunmise Badewa-Ekungba, Sultan Akinwale, Chibikem Okoye, Derick Sholarin, David Onwudiwe.


Gold for both U-16 Marathon Team and Individual events. Caoimhe Harvey (1st Girls), Elaine Shannon, Sharon Egan, Gráinne Kelly, Sean Collins (1st Boys), Eoin Looney, Stephen Maher, Michéal Clancy.


Silver Medal winning Ennistymon / Lahinch / Lisccannor – U-13 Girls Futsal Team: Meg Brennan, Chria Guerin, Niamh O'Dwyer, Órfhlaith Considine, Daniela Svensson, Karen Hillery, Ciara Malone.


Kevin Caulfield from Tulla won Gold in the U-14 Shot Putt and Orla O’Brien, also from Tulla won Gold in the U-12 Ball Throw.


Alannah Ryan from Kilkishen / O’Callaghans Mills / Oatfield – won Gold in the Girls U-14 Long Puck event.


Cooraclare / Cree won the Shannon Development Cup for Best Presented Area in the Parade at the County Athletics Finals in Lees Road in June. Presented by Kevin O’Loughlin – representing Shannon Development.


Alex O’Neill from Quin / Clooney Community Games took the Gold medal slot in the Girls U-14 800m event.


Tony Odubote from Ennis St Johns took the Gold medal slot in the Boys U-14 100m race.


Sixmilebridge / Kilmurry U-16 Variety Squad got 4th Place Medals and enjoyed the August Festival in Athlone.

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Community Games introduces young people to the activity of their choice, encourages the pursuit of healthy interests and enables them to discover their talents. Emphasis is firmly placed on participation and not on winning at all costs.

National Festival 2014 (Weekend 2) Print

The munstergroup Insurance Clare Community Games had another great weekend at the national finals in Athlone on 22-24 August. They brought home five national titles, nine 2nd places, eight 3rd and eight 4th places, making a total of 84 medals 28 Gold, 22 Silver, 11 Bronze & 23 4th place medals.

In the girls marathon Caoimhe Harvey from Carrigaholt/Cross came home in magnificent style to win the girls marathon event repeating her performance from last year with both the individual & team titles. The mixed u10 relay from Ennis St Johns ran a great race to finish in first position.

The Killanena/Flagmount camogie team won a very hard semi final against great opposition from Lucan of Dublin. They met Claregalway the Galway champions in the final. This was a total team performance from the goalie to the three subs who came on. Shauna Canny's scores from play and placed ball was the highlight of the game. Scorers were Shauna Canny 3-7, Louise Keehan 1-2, Roisin McMahon 1-0, Team Captain There O'Donnell, Mentors Ger McNamara, Breda O'Donnell and Pauline McNamara. The final score was 5-9 to 2-4.

In Model Making David Hamilton from Sismilebridge/Kilmurry won gold in the U-14 Model Making. The U-16 Skittles team from Quin/Clooney had a very close and enjoyable semi final against Wexford with players martching score for score right down to the very last score when Quin/Clooney were a pt ahead and the Wexford competitor score ten to win by nine pts. In the final they were beaten into 4th place by Monaghan on a score of 298 to 256. All competitors put on great performances with some missing out on medals by the narrowest of margins.

Full results are available on the HSE Community Games website.

Photos courtesy of Mary Loughnane and Mary Phelan (click to open gallery)

Clare Results

Gold Medals

  • Caoimhe Harvey – Carrigaholt/Cross Individual in girls Marathon.
  • Girls Marathon – Caoimhe Harvey – Carrigaholt/Cross, Elaine Shannon – Ennistymon/Lahinch/Liscannor, Eimear Keane – Miltown Malbay, Deirbhile Browne – Killimer/Knockerra.
  • U10 Mixed Relay – Ennis St Johns – Ava Rochford, Amelie Malice, Kadijat Karimu, Samuel Olaoye, Cian O’Boyle, William Bello.
  • Killanena/Flagmount Camogie – Louise O’Callaghan, Roisin McMahon, Shauna Canny, Jennifer O’Meara, Ella McNamara, Alannah Moloney, Linda O’Brien, Therese McDonnell, Ellie Edge O’Neill, Claire McNamara, Lorna McNamara, Katie Greene, Eimear O’Donnell, Maeve Brady, Katie Moloney, Louise Keehan.
  • David Hamilton – Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry – U14 Model Making.

Silver Medals

  • Marc O’Brien – Cratloe – U8 80 m.
  • Tony Odubote – Ennis St Johns – U16 100m.
  • Alex O’Neill – Quin/Clooney – U14  800m.
  • Cathal O’Brien – Doora/Barefield – U16 Triple Jump.
  • Darragh Miniter – Kilrush – U14 Shot Putt.
  • U12 Boys Relay – Ennis St Johns – Derick Sholarin, Sultan Akinwale, Efe Opuoro, Daniel Ohiku, Shane Meehan.
  • Denis Mundy – Cratloe – U10 Model Making.
  • U13 Project – Quin/Clooney – Amie Louise  Doherty, Rebecca Keane, Niamh O’Loughlin.
  • U14 Set Dancing – Quin/Clooney – Aisling Egan, Doireann Egan, Fionan O’Sullivan, Niall Murphy, Cormac Egan, Oisin McMahon, Cadhla O’Keeffe, Seoda O’Keeffe.

Bronze Medals

  • Mya Palache – Quin/Clooney – U8 60m.
  • Ella Duff – Shannon – U10 200m.
  • Barry Loughnane – Quin/Clooney – U16 Discus.
  • Angharad Loughnane – Kilkishen/O’Callaghans Mills/Oatfield – U16 Discus.
  • Kate Taylor – Quin/Clooney – Triple Jump.
  • Jack Leahy – Cratloe – U-12 Model Making.
  • Noel O’Gorman – Kilmihil – Solo Music.
  • U-11 Project – Quin/Clooney – Tadhg McInerney, Noah Doherty, Padraic Cleary, David Considine.

4th Place Medals

  • Cliodhna Blake – Doonbeg – High Jump.
  • Susan Nestor – Carrigaholt/Cross – U12 600m.
  • Shane Harrison – Quin/Clooney – U12 600m.
  • Shawn Benson – Doora/Barefield – U14 100m.
  • Jamie Roche – Ennis St Johns – U16 1500m.
  • U16 Boys Relay Ennis St Johns – Mark Collins, Faruok Sobayo, Tony Odubote, Jamie Roche, Gavin Cooney.
  • U16 Skittles – Quin/Clooney – Barry Loughnane, Darragh Ryan, Conor Coughlan, Aine Nash, Orlaith Nash, Tiarnan Boyce, Cathal Browne.
National Festival 2014 (Weekend 1) Print

Around 170 kids from Clare headed to Athlone from 15-18 August to participate in the Community Games National Festival (Weekend 1). Congratulations to all those who made it to the finals and well done to those who returned home with medals. A great result for weekend 1!  See full results on Community Games website.

Photos courtesy of Mary Loughnane and Mary Phelan (click to open gallery)

Clare Results

Gold Medals

  • U12 Girls Mixed Distance Relay: Niamh Conlon - Cooraclare/Cree, Ruth Neylon - Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly, Shauna O'Gorman - Cooraclare/Cree, Ellie Pike - Doora/Barefield, Laura Quinlivan - Cooraclare/Cree, Meabh O'Malley - Miltown Malbay.
  • U16 Girls Pitch & Putt, Ennis.
  • 35kg Judo, Roisin Cahill, Doora/Barefield.
  • U8 Girls Freestyle (B Final), Ella Holly, Doora/Barefield.

Silver Medals

  • U16 Girls Pitch & Putt, Ennis.
  • U13 Cross Country Team: Grainne Lynch- Miltown Malbay, Daniela Svensson - Ennistymon/Lahinch/Liscannor, Sinead Lillis - Cooraclare/Cree, Amy Sexton - Kilmurry/Ibrickane, Lucy Flanagan - Miltown Malbay, Ben Whelehan - Miltown Malbay, Cathal McKeogh - Derg, Cillian O'Malley - Miltown Malbay, Ronan Donnellan - Cooraclare/Cree, Fintan Caulfield - Tulla.
  • U12 Girls Freestyle, Ella Doherty - Clarecastle/Ballyea
  • U11 Mini Rugby, Doora/Barefield: Samuel Costelloe, Cian Lahiffe, Peadar McNelis, Nicki Hardiman, Osgar O'Gorman, James Curran, James McGrath, Jack Scahill, Conor Cleland, Brendan Keane, Michael Nash.
  • U13 Handball, Derg: Eoghan Keehan, Sean Doyle, Sean Og Sheedy, Jason McCarthy, Tomas Minogue.

Bronze Medals

  • U16 Boys Pitch & Putt, Ennis: Darren O'Brien, Ross O'Flaherty, Harry Talty, Jack Connolly, Frank Roche.
  • U14 Girls Mixed Distance Relay: Emily Barry - Clarecastle/Ballyea, Chloe Neylon - Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly, Megan White - Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly, Emily Cahill - Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly, Caoimhe Hogan - Ennistymon/Lahinch/Liscannor, Valerie O'Mahony - Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry.
  • U13 Cross Country, Ben Whelehan, Miltown Malbay.
  • U14 Table Quiz, Cooraclare/Cree: Alannah Mullins, Sean Martyn, Pádraig Browne, Jason Kelly.
  • U15 Girls Badminton, Killaloe: Aoife Power, Anna Ryan, Rosaleen Ryan, Emma Foley, Lynda Daly, Susan Daly.
  • U12 Chess, Shannon: Sam Meaney, Thomas Power, Adam McCoy, Elijah Andres, Conor MacCormaic, Joshua Cesar.

4th Place Medals

  • U14 Art, Paul Hamilton, Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry.
  • U8 Boys Freestlye (A Final), Oisin O'Grady, Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry.
  • Culture Corner, Killaloe: Adam Geraghty, Eoin Geraghty, Jennifer Daly, Rachel Daly, Laura Bracken, Eibhlis Coleman.
  • U15 Boys Duathlon, Sean Cahill Tulla.
  • U14 Draughts, Ennis St Johns: Manus Doherty, Brian Crowley-Hayes, David McNicholas, Nathan Stackpoole, Brian Downey, Ronan O'Connell, Sean O'Brien.
  • U16 Girls Swimming Squad, Quin/Clooney: Aoife Deane, Aisling McGrath, Aoife Barry, Brianna Fennell, Leah O'Neill.


Munster Finals 2014 Print


Eight Munster titles for munstergroup Insurance Clare Community Games at the HSE Community Games Munster finals in UL on Sat 5th July. The games were held in glorious sunshine. Clare had the highest number of teams participating in the finals. All qualifiers now go forward to represent Clare in National Finals in August. All teams did extremely well with some just missing out by the narrowest of margins. Roisin Cahill retained her title in Judo. Roisin won a silver medal in the national finals last year & will be hoping to do as good if not better this time around. The U12 Chess team also retained their title since last year as did the Ennis St Johns U14 Draughts team. Doora/Barefield Mini Rugby team were winners & were presented with their medals by world renouned international referee George Clancy. He also presented Osgar O’Gorman with one of his international referees jersey. The Killanena/Flagmount camogie team overcame Burgess of Tipperary 9 – 6 in semi final. They met the Cork champions Carragline in the final. They were an evenly matched pairing with Clare leading 1 – 7 to 2 -2 at half time. The Killanena/Flagmount girls put on a great display to finish in first place on a score of 3 – 10 to 2 – 4. This was the first time that Killanena/Flagmount camogie ever qualified for the Munster finals. Killaloe girls Badminton team beat Moyvane/Knockanure of Kerry 2 – 1. Quin/Clooney U16 Skittles team also put in a great performance to beat Firies of Kerry to win their final. The Boys from Derg came tops in the U15 Boys One-Wall Handball event and Clare also had seven teams & two individuals in who finished in 2nd place.

Photos by Mary Loughnane (click photo to open up gallery)

Gold Medal Winners

  • Judo Up to 35Kgs – Doora/Barefield: Roisin Cahill.
  • Badminton Girls – Killaloe: Aoife Power, Anna Ryan, Rosaleen Ryan, Emma Foley, Susan Daly, Lynda Daly.
  • Camogie – Killanena/Flagmount: Louise O'Callaghan, Roisin McMahon, Shauna Canny, Jennifer O'Mara, Ella MacNamara, Allanah Moloney, Linda O'Brien, Therese O'Donnell, Ellie Edge O'Neill, Claire McNamara, Lorna McNamara, Katie Greene, Eimear O'Donnell, Maeve Brady, Katie Moloney, Louise Keehan.
  • Chess U12 – Shannon: Sam Meaney, Thomas Power, Adam McCoy, Elijah Andres, Conor MacCormaic, Leon Pino, Joshua Cesar.
  • Draughts U14 – Ennis St Johns: Manus Doherty, David McNicholas, Nathan Stackpoole, Brian Downey, Ronan O'Connell, Sean O'Brien.
  • Mini Rugby – Doora/Barefield: Samuel Costelloe, Cian Lahiffe, Peadar McNelis, Nicki Hardiman, Osgar O'Gorman, James Curran, James McGrath, Jack Scahill, Conor Cleland, Brendan Keane, Michael Nash.
  • One Wall Handball U15 Boys - Derg: Eoghan Keehan, Sean Doyle, Og Sheedy, Jason McCarthy, Thomas Minogue.
  • Skittles U16 – Quin/Clooney: Barry Loughnane, Darragh Ryan, Conor Coughlan, Aine Nash, Orlaith Nash, Tiarnan Boyce, Cathal Browne.

Silver Medal Winners

  • Judo Up to 40Kgs - Doora/Barefield: Padraig Cahill.
  • Judo Up to 25Kgs - Doora/Barrefield: Katie Hardiman.
  • Throwball Rounders – Cooraclare/Cree: Paul McNamara, Gary Donnellan, Mark Hehir, Sean Browne, Shauna O'Gorman, Leah Culligan, Orlaith Lillis, Heidi Morrissey, Sadbh O' Brien, Liam Browne, Ellen Corry.
  • Rounders Girls – Parteen: Ellie Williamson, Sinead Barry, Kathryn Hickey, Annemarie Brennan, Aoife Guckian, Eva McMahon, Ruth Kelly, Sarah Hanley, Laura Craughan, Rachel Hartigan, Jennifer Collins, Clodagh McMahon.
  • Rounders Boys – Parteen: Myles Lawler, Ewan O'Brien, Ethan Hannon, Ronan Lynch, Jonathan Ormston, Aaron McGuane, Darragh McFleenan, Conor McGuane, Dylan Healy, Tyler Wallace, Gearoid Ryan, Cian Ryan.
  • Indoor Soccer U13 Boys – Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly: Conor O'Rourke, Enda Haren, Kenneth Higgins, Sean Ronan, Jamie Grace, Jason Richardson, Luke McMahon, Evan Forde.
  • Hardcourt Tennis – Ennis St Johns: Rhona Kearney, Edith Kearney, Eimear Kilroy, Enya Ghilardi, Jelena Macura, Ronan Foley, Cillian O'Riordain, Eunan Gavin, Cian Humphreys, Charlie McGuinness.
  • Basketball U-13 Boys – Cooraclare/Cree: Brian McNamara, Padraig Browne, Michael O'Connell, Sean Martyn, Eanna Corry, Ronan Donnellan, Niall Corry, Niall Keane, Emils Zitare, Garry Cunningham.
  • Indoor Soccer U10 Girls – Clarecastle/Ballyea: Sinead Collins, Fiona Breen, Aisling Costelloe, Fia Sheehan, Hannah Mai Neylon, Róisín Talty, Aoife Burke, Emer Phelan.

Clare Community Games Athletics 2014 Print

The munstergroup Insurance Clare Community Games 44th County Athletic Finals took place on Sunday 22rd June in Lees Rd complex in glorious sunshine. The venue was resplendent in its array of bunting, banners & flags which all added to the atmosphere to make it a great community, family day out. Prior to the finals there was a very colourful parade of athletes from areas across the county to the beautiful music of the Tulla pipe band followed by the official opening ceremony. The chairman Kieran Harvey welcomed everyone including the newly elected Mayor of Clare Mr John Crowe & most of all the competitors & mangers from all areas around the county. He welcomed and thanked our title sponsors munstergroup Insurance, Clare County Council, Shannon Development, all the advertisers and the media without whom Community Games would not exist. He thanked all the volunteers who worked hard on Saturday afternoon preparing the venue for the finals. He wished everyone participating in the finals the very best of luck & hoped they all had a very enjoyable & memorable day.

Photos by Mary Loughnane (click photo to open up gallery)

Photos by Mary Loughnane (click photo to open up gallery)

Athletics Results


Clare Community Games Events 2014 Print

The munstergroup Insurance Clare Community Games calendar of events for 2014 is summarised below. Dates, venues and times are subject to change

Munster / National Events

Closing Date for Entries Competition Details / Results
Munster Finals 12 Jun 2014 5 Jul, University of Limerick, Information, draws, results
National Finals Weekend I

11 Jul 2014

Fri 15 - Sun 17 Aug, Athlone Institute of Technology, Results

National Finals Weekend II 11 Jul 2014 Fr 22 Aug - Sun 24 Aug, Athlone Institute of Technology, Results

County Event / Activity

Closing Date for Entries Competition Details / Draws / Results
Keep Clare Clean Competition Closed Fri 6 Dec 2013, Ennis Urban Council, Drumbiggle, Results
Indoor Soccer (U13 Girls) Closed Sat 14 Dec 2013, St Flannans, Ennis, Results
Indoor Soccer (U13 Boys) Closed Sun 15 Dec 2013, St Flannans, Ennis, Results
Indoor Soccer (U10 Girls & Boys) Closed Sat 11 Jan, St Flannans, Ennis, Results
Table Tennis Closed Fri 31 Jan, St Anne's, Ennis, Results
Handwriting (U10) Closed Sat 15 Feb, St Joseph's, Tulla, Results
Art & Model Making Closed Sat 8 Feb, CBS, Ennis, Art Results, Model Making Results
One Wall Handball Closed Mon 12 May, Tuamgraney, Results
Mini Rugby Closed Sun 30 Mar, St Flannans, Ennis, 10am, Draw
Basketball (U13 Boys) Closed Fri 11 Apr 6pm, St Flannans, Results
Basketball (U13 Girls) Closed Sat 12 Apr, 10am, Ennistymon Community Hall, Results
Basketball (U11) Closed Sun 13 Apr 9am, St Flannans, Results
Badminton Closed Sat 8 Mar, Clonlara GAA Hall, 11am
Draughts Closed Sat 1 Mar, Tulla, Results
Projects Closed Wed 26 Feb, Sixmilebridge NS, Results, 2014 Titles
Judo Closed Wed 7 May, Ennis, Results
Tag Rugby Closed Sun 2 Mar, St Flannan's, Results
U13 Cross Country Closed Sat 8 Mar, Lees Rd, Ennis, Results
U10 Relays Closed Sat 8 Mar, Lees Rd, Ennis, Results
Choir Closed Fri 14 Mar, Sixmilebridge GAA Hall, 7pm
Debating Closed No competition
Cycling Closed Sat 29 Mar, Quin NS Field, Results
Quiz Closed Fri 21 Mar, St Flannan's, Ennis, Results
Duathlon Closed Sat 22 Mar, Quin NS Field, Results
Talent Closed Sun 23 Mar, Sixmilebridge GAA, Results
Swimming Closed Fri 9 May, Ennis Pool, Results
Gymnastics Closed Thurs 12 June, 7pm, Ennis Gym
U12 & U14 Mixed Distance Relays Closed Fri 18 Apr, Cooraclare GAA Field, Results
Chess Closed Sun 6 Apr, St Flannans, Ennis
GAA Football (U10 Mixed) Closed Sat 19 Apr, Banner GAA Grounds, Ennis, Results
Skittles Closed Sun 20 Apr, Kilkishen, Results
Futsal Closed Sat 26/Sun 27 Apr, St Flannan's, Ennis, Results
Rounders Closed Wed 7 May, Quin NS Field, Results
Gaelic Football (Girls U12) Closed Sun 11 May, Lissycasey, registration at 10:30am, Draw
Hurling Closed Sun 11 May, Gurteen, commencing 1:30pm sharp, Draw
Variety Closed No competition
Culture Corner Closed Fri 23 May, Sixmilebridge GAA, 6pm
Camogie Closed Sat 17 and Sun 18 May, St Flannan's, Ennis, Draw
Outdoor Soccer Closed 19-23 May, Lees Road, Ennis, Draw
Hardcourt Tennis Closed Mon 26 May, Ennis, 4pm
Pitch & Putt Closed Sat 14 Jun, Halfway House, Ennis, 9:30am
Spike Ball Closed Fri 30 May, Killaloe qualify
Throw Ball Closed Sun 18 May, Kilmihil, Results
Hybrid Rugby Closed No competition
Marathon Closed Wed 18 Jun, Kilmurry McMahon, Results
County Athletics Closed Sun 22 Jun, Lees Road, Ennis, Results and Photos


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