Eire Óg Inis

Founded 1952

Co. Clare

Club notes 3 May 2024

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Clare GAA This Sunday sees Clare host Kerry in the 2024 Munster Senior Football Final in Cusack Park in Ennis for the first time since in over 100 years! History in the making, a great occasion for our county town, for the team and Clare GAA supporters and a Bank Holiday to boot!

We at Éire Óg are delighted to have more than a few players involved and we wish them and the team the very best on the day: Manus Doherty, Ronan Lanigan, Gavin Murray, Ikem Ugwueru, Mark McInerney, Éinne O'Connor and Darren O'Brien. We are calling all Townies to snap up your tickets fast and come on out to show your support for the lads and the team. Best wishes also to manager, Mark Fitzgerald and to our former senior coach Seanie Buckley and the backroom team.

Tickets are available on general sale online here: https://www.ticketmaster.ie/munster-senior-football-championship-final-clare-co-clare-05-05-2024/event/18006098CC8C91F2 or from Centra and Supervalu. Adults €25, Juveniles €5 and Student/OAP €20.

We have a few young Townies also on the Primary Games team at half time: Eve Tiernan and Hyunseo Hong from Ennis National School & Lauren Ní Riain from Gaelscoil Mhicíl Chíosog all representing their schools & Éire Óg at halftime on Sunday.  

Munster Hurling Championship NB: we have no info yet on club tickets for the Waterford game, we will contact members by email once we get news.

Adult club fixtures 
Sat 4th May: Intermediate camogie v Sixmilebridge @ 7pm in Éire Óg
Sun 5th May: Junior A hurling v Crusheen @ 10am in Crusheen
Sun 5th May: Senior hurling v Inagh Kilnamona 2 @ 11am in Éire Óg 

Results and any changes to fixtures can be found on the Éire Óg Clubzap page or on our website: eireoginis.ie 

Éire Óg Golf Society  Our next golf outing is this Bank Holiday Monday when we head to East Clare for 3 person scrambles at 11am. Contact Paul Nihill to book a spot 086 834 6091. New members are very welcome to join us!  

Healthy Clubs upcoming events  Concussion education & awareness workshopOnline workshop for Éire Óg Inis GAA/LGFA/Camogie coaches, players, club exec & officers, referees at 8.30pm on Wednesday 15th May 2024.

Workshop Info

The GAA/LGFA and Camogie Association have joined forces with DCU to create a concussion education and awareness workshop. This is a pilot online programme and will take approx 1 hour. A mixture of coaches, club officers, players, referees can attend. Attendees will be asked to provide feedback on the content and delivery of the session. This is a good opportunity for our club members to get a first look at the new concussion education offering and to ask questions with subject matter experts present. 

Please submit the form below to register for this workshop. NB: Only register if you fully intend to complete the workshop. There are 5 spaces remaining, first come first served.  https://forms.office.com/e/e23j0kj28g 

There was very good feedback from our recent Drugs and Alcohol workshop. As such I am attaching a copy of the presentation from the night on this link: Presentation file 

Academy News  Well done to our U15 footballers who kept their championship ambitions alive with a hard fought win over Clondegad on Wednesday evening in Éire Óg. It may not be the last time both teams will tussle this year in this particular competition.  Attention now turns to Féile Peil nÓg with a preliminary quarter-final against Clooney-Quin on Monday evening, 6th May in Éire Óg.  Good luck to all involved in Friday evening's U18A Football League semi-final away to Cooraclare. Hopefully a place in the final will be secured. 

Congratulations to Bernard Keating and Niall Doyle who are part of the Clare Minor Football squad who won the Daryl D'Arcy Cup on Tuesday night with a win over Tipperary in the Munster MFC Phase 1 Final. 

Also, well done to our boys on Clare's Minor Hurling panels. Darren Moroney, Rian Mulcahy, Róan McDermott and Rian Clohessy have been enjoying great success with the minor teams this year. 

Wishing all of our Academy players on every Development/County squad every success and enjoyment. 

U9 Football Go-Games Blitz in Eire Og on Saturday 4th with Kilrush Shamrocks and St. Joseph's Miltown Malbay. 

U9 Football Invitational Blitz in Cratloe on Sunday morning at 10.30 with a visiting Kerry team. 

U11 Go-Games Hurling on Monday evening 6th (Flannans pitch) with St.Joseph's Doora-Barefield at 6.30 

No U5, U7, U9 Hurling training on Monday due to the Bank Holiday.  

Camogie  Intermediates are out on Saturday evening V Sixmilebridge in Eire Og @ 7pm Our U13s are playing Clooney on Monday evening. U15A are in a shield semi final next Wednesday. Venue & opponent TBC

Best wishes to our girls involved in the U15 Clare camogie development panels at the weekend’s games: Eva Loftus, Hannah McDermott, Harlow Madden, Kate Conlon and Sarah Fitzgerald.  

Ladies Football  

Congratulations to Sadhbh Faughey and the Clare ladies minor team on winning the Munster B final v Tipp last Sunday in Mallow.

Well done also to the Flannan’s ladies on a comprehensive win in the schools Munster senior ladies final v Colaiste an Chraoibhín, Fermoy in Kilmallock on Thursday. Éire Óg were well represented by Rachel Russell, Niamh McManus, Covenant Fitzgerald, Sadhbh Faughey and Saoirse O’Loughlin, congrats girls   

Éire Óg Club Lotto This week’s club lotto jackpot is €3500. The draw takes place in the clubhouse every Thursday and all are most welcome to attend. 

Our club lotto is an essential revenue source for the club with profits assisting in the day to day costs of running the club. Why not help keep the show on the road while also being in with the chance to snag the jackpot! You can have your numbers entered to every draw for a year by selecting the Full Year option during online purchase, this option costs €100. You can also choose to ‘buy for a friend’ if preferred. Online entry available here: Éire Óg Lotto, or via our Clubzap page.  

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