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Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 1.6.20

Thursday 04th June, 2020


Will we see games in 2020?It was Christy Moore who said in his famous song Lisdoonvarna that RTE are makin’ tapes, takin’ breaks and throwin’ shapes. This is heaven, this is hell. Who cares? Who can tell? (anyone for the last few Choc Ices now? Well Christy’s song was in the...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 25.5.20.

Thursday 28th May, 2020


The Castlelyons hurlers of 1993 bridge a 38-year gap.Castlelyons returned to the big time when they defeated Killeagh 2-11 to 1-9 in the ‘Hill in 1993. In doing so they bridged a 38-year gap as they last won the Jamesie Kelleher trophy back in 1955. There were some good days in between including...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 18.5.20

Thursday 21st May, 2020


The minor hurlers of 2015 – a regional victory and county defeat – overall a good year.Castlelyons 3-15 Cobh 4-08Castlelyons hurlers won Rebel Óg Eastern Region Minor C Hurling Championship when they defeated Cobh in Lisgoold. With numbers being very tight at this age group...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE Monday 11.5.20.

Thursday 21st May, 2020


A return to training and games raises more questions than answers.The resumption of Gaelic games activities and indeed all sport will be a complex process. Club and County championship dates have come and gone as famous stadiums echo the sound of silence. The resumption of training and games will...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE Monday 4.5.20.

Friday 08th May, 2020


Squash in Castlelyons over the years.The game of Squash had an unlikely birthplace in Fleet prison in London back in the mid 1800’s. The game progressed by some strange route to Harrow School and other select schools in England. It was promoted by the Squash Rackets Association of England and...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 27.4.20.

Thursday 30th April, 2020


Reliving a historic year as Castlelyons took the 1997 County Junior Hurling Championship.As the Sundays rolled on in Castlelyons in 1997 we had a feast of hurling bliss that have left powerful memories in the annals of the Club history so well done all. There is always a lead in and Dave Hegarty our...

Castlelyons GAA Notes week ended 20.4.20.

Thursday 23rd April, 2020


Would our players overseas beat the boys at home?Lockdown all around with the pitch gates closed and games nearly a distant memory as we all face an invisible enemy. I do not wish to be political, but I think our present government are doing a great job together and our frontline workers. Overall, the...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 13.4.20.

Friday 17th April, 2020


1955 – A tale of brave hurlers, loaded lorries and white booted players from Tipperary Castlelyons experienced a little disharmony in the early fifties but Fr Corkery PP did a mighty job in restoring goodwill and a focus on the camán resulting in the Club winning the East Cork B...

Castlelyons GAA Notes week ended 6.4.20.

Tuesday 07th April, 2020


Dick O Brien – still busy in a valued life.Dick O Brien from Castlelyons was live on Facebook during the week entertaining us during these dreadful times. He brought great life and joy to us all for a few hours with a collection of songs and some dance music on the mouth organ. A true Castlelyons...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 30.3.20.

Wednesday 01st April, 2020


Castlelyons men Fitzgibbon Cup medals winners.The number of Castlelyons men holding Fitzgibbon Cup medals has to the knowledge of this writer risen to five. The Fitzgibbon Cup is the holy grail for the third level colleges scene and dates to 1912. Dr Edwin Fitzgibbon, a Capuchin Friar, was based as...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 23.3.2020.

Tuesday 24th March, 2020


Castlelyons GAA Notes week ended 23.3.2020.Message from Tracey Ní Chinnéide, Cathaoirleach, CLCG, Contae Chorcaí.Our county chairperson Tracey Kennedy has sent out a strong message to us all which captures the best advice and best practice available on prevention of...

Message from President John Horan

Friday 13th March, 2020


A chairde,We are all hugely proud of the significant role that Cumann Luthchleas Gael plays in Irish society and the positive impact made at Club, school and County level through our promotion of our native games.However, with that role comes responsibility and never has this been more evident...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 9.3.20.

Wednesday 11th March, 2020


Under 21 footballers advance to semi-final.Castlelyons 3-7 Cloyne 1-8We were at home to Cloyne in the East Cork U21C championship on Thursday night. It was winners take all with a semi-final spot at stake, so it was always going to be a tough one. There was a drizzle at times, but the pitch was in great...

Castlelyons GAA Notes week ended 2.3.20

Tuesday 03rd March, 2020


Update on Castlelyons GAA Development.The Steering Committee are meeting on a weekly basis with a view to progressing the development Project. They have tabulated a suite of new groups. These include a technical committee have been formed to review the site and will carry out a complete site...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 17.2.20

Tuesday 18th February, 2020


Cheltenham Preview 2020 in Castlelyons.Castlelyons GAA are holding a Cheltenham Preview in the Pedlars Rock on Friday 28th February at 8.30pm. There is a top-class local line up in the Panel. We have Jimmy Mangan, Johnny Barry and Ciarán Hennessy and MC Patrick Mulcahy. There is a raffle...

Castlelyons Weekly News WE 10.2.20

Tuesday 11th February, 2020


Progress on Club Development.Our Steering Committee met last week to review the Open Night on the development of newly purchased lands and existing facilities. The first port of call will be putting together a development group to scope out what can be done to the place and put it in draft formation...

Castlelyons Weekly News WE 3.2.20

Wednesday 05th February, 2020


Defeat for Castlelyons Under 21 Footballers in Championship.Castlelyons 2-11 Glanmire 3-15Our Under 21 footballers travelled to Sallybrook to play Glanmire in the Under 21 C Grade football championship. This game was refereed by Robert Whelan who did a good job. We started the very well but a 1-2...

Castlelyons GAA Weekly News WE 27.1.20

Wednesday 05th February, 2020


Castlelyons GAA Weekly News week ended 27.1.20Intermediate hurling challenge versus Bandon.Our intermediate hurlers commenced had their first game of the year as they played Bandon in a challenge in the synthetic pitch in the Páirc last Friday evening. They had a great turnout despite...

Castlelyons GAA Weekly News week ended 20.1.20

Tuesday 21st January, 2020


Experienced facilitators will attend at Project Development MeetingThe Club is embarking on consultation and planning with a view to the provision of appropriate facilities for all our players, patrons, old and young, in the adult, camogie, juvenile clubs. This is a serious challenge in the...

Castlelyons GAA Weekly News WE 13.1.20

Thursday 16th January, 2020


Public Meeting - Consultation on Club DevelopmentThursday 30th January @ 7.30pm in the Centre. Castlelyons has experienced outstanding success on the playing fields over the years. We have ended the decade with the purchase of long desired extra land. We are very fortunate to acquire such lands...

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