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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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Important County Notes

County Events Calendar.

County Athletics Results.

Munster Finals, Sat 5 Jul, UL.

2014 Panel Forms, Rules etc.

County Meeting Tues 5th August @ 9pm, West County, Ennis.

Full List of Activities.

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Nation-wide Community Games personnel organise a wide range of sporting and cultural activities all year long, including Coaching, Competitions, Youth Exchanges etc. The Competitions culminate in Area Finals (January - April), County Finals (May - June) and Provincial Finals (July) each year. Community Games National Finals are held over three weekends, one in May and two in August.

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Check out the August Festival Timetables: Weekend 1 (15-17 Aug), Weekend 2 (22-24 Aug). Participant & Manager Info Sheet.

Munster Finals Results and Photos

Athletics Results and Photos.

Please note the last minute Rule Changes below. See also Full Rule Book.

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


County Judo 2014 Print

The munstergroup Clare Community Games Judo competition took place recently. Many thanks to co-ordinator Geraldine Sharkey. The winners go forward to represent Clare in the Munster finals in July.

  • 35kgs Brian Gannon Ennis.
  • 40kgs Padraig Cahill Barefield.
  • 45kgs Callum Meaney Ennis.
  • 50kgs John Managans Ennis.
  • 55kgs Jack Neville Ennis.
  • 25kgs Katie Hardiman Barefield.
  • 30kgs Makayla Coote Ennis.
  • 35kgs Roisin Cahill Barefield.
  • 40kgs Carrissa Mulqueen Ennis.
  • 55kgs Emma Culliney Barefeield.
  • Open Aoife O Doherty Barefield.
County Throw Ball 2014 Print

The munstergroup Insurance Clare Community Games Under 11 Throw Ball competition was held in Kilmihil on Sun 18th May. There were a couple of lengthy hard fought matches and in the end the Cooraclare/Cree A team came out on top with Gold, with Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry runners up with Silver. The Cooraclare/Cree B team returned home with Bronze medals.

County Rounders 2014 Print

The munstergroup Insurance U13 Boys Rounders event took place in Quin on 7th May. The boys from Parteen came out winners, beating Quin/Clooney. Thanks to co-ordinators Joan Deegan and Margaret O'Halloran.

County Handball 2014 Print

The munstergroup Insurance Clare Community Games County One Wall Handball competition took place on 5th May in Tuamgraney. The results are as follows: -

  1. Gold - Derg: Eoin Keehan, Sean Og Sheedy, Sean Doyle, Sean Wiley, Jason McCarthy, Thomas Minogue.
  2. Silver - Quin/Clooney: Sean Coughlan, Donagh O'Sullivan, Darragh Keogh, Conal Egan, Colm Cassidy, Tomas Cearbhallain.



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.  Please note the following: -

2014 Panel Forms are available from the main Community Games Download Centre and entry fees should be submitted to the County Executive using the PDF or Excel form provided. Competition entry fees remain €2 per participant.  There will be an adult gate charge at the athletics county finals in June 2014. Children no longer have to sign the Panel Sheets - it is the responsibility of area secretary to confirm identity, date of birth and address.

Please note new 2014 rules.

Areas who have qualified for Munster or National, must make sure they get all necessary birth certs and paperwork to Mary Loughnane, County Secretary, within 7 days of County Competition. Once a panel form is submitted to Munster no changes are allowed. Changes are only allowed at county level. If an area has a participant already qualified for the National finals and if they go through in another team event to Munster and win and wish to compete in the original event the area cannot change the original panel form by replacing a name. This must be done before the panel form goes to Munster.

Remember that the cut-off date for Community Games is 31st July 2014 (i.e. participant must be under the age on 31st July). There are also minimum age limits for somecompetitions, so please take note of these in the rule book! Note that the lower age limit has been removed from the following events: Chess, Draughts, Choir, Quiz, Culture Corner, Handwriting, Debating, Variety, Projects, Talent & Model making.

There is no longer any May National Festival. All National Finals take place over 2 weekends in August. Note the rule that at National Festival level, a competitor can only take part in one team event, one individual event plus one athletics relay/swimming squad event (cross country, marathon and mixed distance relays are classified as team events).

In exceptional circumstances a maximum of 2 team members may be replaced on teams qualified for nationals, but only where full panel form has been completed and valid reason(s) must be provided by county secretary.

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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

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

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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County 2014 Gaelic Football Print

U12 Girls Gaelic Football

The U12 Girls Football takes place on Sun 11th May in Lissycasey at 11am, registration at 10:30am. The draw is as follows: -

1/4 Finals

  •  Kilmihil V Clarecastle/Ballyea (1)
  • Shannon V Doora/Barefield (2)
  • Newmarket-on-Fergus V Quin/Clooney (3)
  • Ballynacally/Lissycasey Bye (4)

 Semi Finals

  • 1 V 2
  • 3 V 4

Runners up of semi final play for 3rd and 4th place
Winners of semi final play for 1st and 2nd place

U10 Gaelic Football

Nine community Games Areas participated in the munstergroup Clare Community Games U10 Gaelic Football competition which took place on Sat 19th April at the Banner GAA grounds in Ennis. Shannon beat Kilmurry Ibrickane in a thrilling final game on a score of 8 points to 1 goal 2points. 3rd & 4th playoff Cratloe beat Clarecastle/Ballyea 1g-3pts to 1g-0pts. Shannon Community Games Gold Medal Winners will now represent Clare at the Munster Finals in July.

Shannon Team: Colin Riordan, Brian Murphy, Cian Maxwell, Gavin Carrig, Barry Justice, Conor Price, Lee Hughes, Aidan O Donnell, Darragh Riordan, Sean Murphy, Donal Harrington, Shane Duggan, Aaron Kelly, Darragh O'Callaghan, Sam Meaney and Tadgh Fitzgearld.

County 2014 Mixed Distance Relays Print

The munstergroup Clare Community Games U12 and U14 Mixed Distance Relays took place in Cooraclare on Good Friday, 18th April. There was a great turnout for this well co-ordinated event. The first 3 in each category make it on to the County team to represent Clare in the National Finals in Athlone in August.

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