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Important County Notes

Next County Meeting Tues 1st May @ 9:00pm, West County, Ennis.

County Events Calendar (2018).

2018 Events and Rules.

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Community Games is a country-wide movement, non-political & non-sectarian, which operates at four levels: Area; County; Provincial and National. It caters for children whose age range from six to sixteen in an annual programme which has a wide range of sporting and cultural activities.


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The next County meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 1st May @ 9:00pm in the West County. It is very important that delegates from each area attend.

Competitors must compete in the Community Games area in which they reside. Competitors attending school outside their area of residence must not compete for the area in which their school is situated. The rules must be complied with or your area may be disqualified from an event if proven that these rules were not followed.

Latest competition information: U10 Football Draw;  U10 Football has been rescheduled for BH Monday 7th May

Any area secretary who has not yet collected art, model making or handwriting medals for competitions earlier this year or areas wishing to promote their athletics field days are requested to contact Rob Stephen

Clare have 26 teams from 11 areas competing in the Munster Finals in UL on Sat 21st April. Please note that for teams competing at Munster there is a fee of €5 per child on a panel form. If a child is on more than one team for the March Munster finals the child will only pay once. Cheques payable to Clare Community Games by the 10th April as Clare have to pay Munster Community Games by the 14th April. Further details here.

LDKK Community Games in conjunction with Clare Sports Partnership are hosting a Disability Awareness Workshop next Monday 23rd April in The Pavillion Lisdoonvarna from 7pm to 9pm. This workshop is designed to build awareness around people with disabilities participating in community sport and physical activity. On completion of the workshop attendees will receive a CARA Certificate of attendance endorsed by Sport Ireland. Places are limited. To book a place or for further information please contact Paula 087-2880936.

Munster Finals - April 2018 Print

The Community Games Munster Finals take place on Saturday 21st April in University of Limerick.  Clare will have 26 teams participating in Badminton, Basketball, Chess, Draughts, Handball, Indoor Soccer, Mini Rugby and Table Tennis. Best of luck to all participants. Make sure to pack the sun cream!

Full competition draw is available here.

Area Athletics Field Days Print

All areas are will be holding their Athletics Field Days over the coming weeks in preparation for the St Francis Credit Union County Athletics Finals in O'Sullivan Park, Lees Road on Sunday 24th June 2018. Dates and venues are listed below.  If your area field day is not listed, contact us with the details. Community Games field days are great days out for all the family so come along to support your local event, or better still, offer to help out as these events take alot of organising! See full list of Athletics events. Remember, e.g. to be in the U12 age group, the child must be U12 on 31st July 2018 etc. Entries for County Athletics need to be in entered on-line by 25th May.

We are also seeking advertisers for the annual Clare Community Games Programme, which is a fantastic booklet and memento. This A5 sized booklet will be available to purchase at the gate to for €5 only. Ads will be very competitively priced and we are asking each area to try and source a couple of ads to help cover the costs of the annual athletics day.  Please note that entry to the County Athletics event in Lees Road will be €5 per adult (kids go free).



Area Date Venue Details
Ballynacally/Lissycasey Fri 20th Apr O'Sullivan Park 7pm sharp. Register on night
Quin/Clooney Sat 21st Apr Quin TBC
Ennis St John's Mon 30th Apr O'Sullivan Park

Registration at 5pm for 6pm start 

Feakle Mon 7th May Feakle


Killanena/Flagmount Mon 7th May Killanena GAA Pitch

Starts 2pm

Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry Sun 13th May SMB GAA Field

5-8pm. Registration on the day. Also Church Gate Collection 5/6 May.

County Futsal 2018 Print


The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games Girls U13 Futsal competitions took place on Saturday 14th April in Corofin GAA Hall. Six teams from across the county participated. It was coordinated by Flan Brennan with his dedicated team of assistants. The standard was high with some of the matches so close that they went to extra time and penalty shoot out. The winners now go forward to represent Clare in the Munster Finals in U.L. In July.Corofin/Kilnaboy (White) had a bye to semi final. Corofin/Kilnaboy (Red) and Moylussa (Red) finished 0 – 0 at full time with Moylussa Red winning out on 4 – 2 after extra time & penalties to secure a place in the semi final. In the semi finals Moylussa (Red) beat Lisdoonvarna/Doolin/Kilfenora/Kilshanny 7 – 1 while Clarecastle/Ballyea had the narrowest of wins over Corofin/Kilnaboy(White) 1 – 0. The play off for Bronze medals was a very close encounter with Corofin/Kilnaboy (White) and Lisdoonvarna/ Doolin/Kilfenora/Kilshanny 2 – 2 at full time with Corofin/Kilnaboy finishing 4 – 2 after extra time & penalties. In the final Clarecastle/Ballyea girls overccame Moylussa (Red) for the opportunity to represent Clare in Munster.


County Draughts 2018 Print

The St. Francis Credit Union Clare Community Draughts Competition took place on Monday 19th March in St Mochulla’s Primary School, Tulla. A total of 23 teams tool part across the four age groups. A total of seven community games areas were represented and the standard was very high this year with lots of tight matches.

Many thanks to co-ordinator, Paul Caulfield; referee, Sean McGrath; all the Tulla Community Games committee and scorekeepers Paul Kelleher, Brian McSweeney, Shrena McGrath, Eimear Culloo, Lucas Donlon, Rory O’Sullivan, Eoin Donnellan, Cushla Murphy and Tadhg Floyd. Sincere thanks to St. Mochulla’s Primary School for making their facilities available. See full results below.

County Gymnastics 2018 Print

The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games Gymnastics competition took place in Clare Gymnastics Club, Ennis, on Saturday 24th March.

Clare Community Games Events 2018 Print

The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games calendar for 2018 season is presented below, along with all results from the season. Please note that all dates and venues are subject to change. Closing dates are normally 2 weeks prior to initial competition date. Entries must be submitted to County prior to closing date using the On-Line Registration System (ORS).  Competition entry fees (€2 per participant) should be paid every 1-2 months with details recorded on the County Event Entry Form - this can be posted with cheque payable to "Clare Community Games" to Treasurer, or brought to the monthly county meeting. All areas participating must be affiliated and have their fees paid before taking part in any county competition. This is also a requirement for insurance purposes.

See full calendar below and fulll list of Community Games Events.

County Quiz 2018 Print

The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games U14 Quiz took place on Friday 23rd March in St Flannan's College, Ennis. The Co ordinator was Tony Bourke. The Quiz Master was the ever efficient Martin McInerney. Thirty teams from across the county participated for the opportunity to represent Clare in the National Finals in U.L. in May. The scoring was very high with only a few points seperaating the top eight teams throughout the competition with any of these being potential winners right up to the last round. At the end of the ten rounds the first place had gone to Loop Head (Carrigaholt/Cross/Kilkee) but the next three were tied. After six rounds the 4th place was decided. It took another two rounds to separate 2nd and 3rd.


County Swimming 2018 Print

The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games County Swimming Finals took place Friday March 16th in Active Ennis Leisure Complex.

Many thanks to Catriona McMahon for once again co-ordinating the event; to Clare McGrath, Official Referee on the night; to the recorders: Catriona McMahon, Monica Dilleen, Ailson Deane and Jan Hillary; Directors of Time keepers: Caitriona McDonnell, Turn Judge, Pamela McGrath and Line Up/Turn Judge, Rosemary Perkins and to all those volunteers who assisted with the time keeping.

Special mention to Laura McDonnell and Conor Hogan - Doora Barefield Youth Volunteers who helped with the line-up and finally to Cecilia O'Sullivan President Clare Community Games who presented the medals on the night.

Doora/Barefield were declared Best Over-all Swimming Area and were presented with the John & Nora Murphy Memorial Cup by Cecilia O'Sullivan.


See more photos on Facebook courtesy of Mary Loughnane.

County Talent 2018 Print

The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games Talent Show took place in Quin Hall on Sunday 18th March. Congratulations to Carol O'Neill and her team of volunteers who co-ordinated the competition. The well ran event added greatly to the enjoyment of the day and not forgetting the magnificent talent on display through out the day.


See more Talent Photos on Facebook, courtesy of Mary Loughnane.

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