The 2013 Munstergroup Clare Community Games All Stars are listed below. Congratulations to them all. They were honoured at the annual All Star Dance which took place on Friday 18th October in the West County Hotel, Ennis. Be sure to get your copy of the Clare Champion and the Clare People which have great coverage and photos of the event. Congratulations too to long serving Joe Lynch from Ennis who won the Hall of Fame award and to Quin/Clooney who won the Most Involved Area Trophy again.
Congratulations to all the St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games All Stars. The participants received their awards at the special All Star Awards night in Treacy's West County Hotel on Friday 11th October. The Hall of Fame award was presented to County Secretary (and photographer) Mary Loughnane, in recognition for the huge amount of work she has put in over so many years.
Many thanks to our sponsors, St Francis Credit Union, who have contributed so generously to help make Community Games in Clare such as success.
For more photos, please see the Album on Facebook.
Full details of all the All Star winners are listed below.
The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games All Star Award Ceremony took place on Friday 16th October in the Treacy's West County Hotel, Ennis. Check out some great photos from the night taken by County Secretary, Mary Loughnane.
On Friday 16th June, in John O'Sullivan Park (Lees Road, Ennis), St. Francis Credit Union Clare Community games were delighted to offer children the opportunity to compete in a number of Pathway Events, which are confined to the County only. If enough counties/areas participate in the events they may then go forward to the National programme.
The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games Annual All Star Awards Function was held on Friday 19th October in Treacy's West County Hotel, Ennis. Seventy Six children, 43 boys & 34 girls from twenty four areas across the county received awards for their outstanding achievements in their activity. The Chairman John Wall welcomed everyone especially the All Stars, their families, volunteers, Louis Faye representing St Francis Credit Union, invited guests and the Mayor of Ennis Clare Colleran Molloy who also represented the County Council. He thanked the main sponsors St Francis Credit Union, Clare County Council and all our sponsors and supporters.
The Mayor congratulated all the recipients of awards. She said she was fascinated by the amount of events that Community Games has to offer the children of Clare.
The M.C's were Sean Lenihan and Carol o'Neill. Amongst those who presented the awards were young talents sports people including Noel Shannon European winner in swimming & Surflifesaving, Timmy Crowe European Athletics winner, Chloe Morey Clare Camogie All Star, Ryan Taylor Clare Hurling star.
Other presentations on the night were Chairman's Awards which went o a very young talented singer/musician Katie Jones.
The Hall of Fame Award went to Clare McGrath who has co ordinated the county swimming finals for many years having taken over from her parents who were long serving members of Community Games John & Nora Murphy.
The International Police Association Cup for the most involved large area was presented to Doora Barefield by Billy Saunderson. They now go forward to contest the National finals in Cavan on December 1st. They were Clare, Munster and National winners last year and hoping to do likewise this time around.
The most involved Small Area Award went to Feakle. Feakle only came back into Community Games after a nuber of years abscent two years ago. They also go forward to National Final.
A Presentation was made to Rose & Graham Meakins to acknowledge their outstanding work in coordinating the All Star Awards events over thirty years.