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9th July 2018

posted 10 Jul 2018, 05:32 by Eoin Meehan

Club Development Draw
Kiltubrid GAA & Kiltubrid Ladies GAA have launched a Park Development Draw with all funds raised going directly to our Park Re-Development Works.  There is €5,000 in prizes on offer with tickets available from Players & Club Members.  The Draw takes place on Saturday 25th August.  Tickets can also be purchased securely online via www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Kiltubrid_GAA

Division 2
Our division 2 team travel to Ballinamore on Saturday evening next (14th July) to play this tough league game. Throw in is at 8pm. Please support. 

Un13 Championship
Our under 13 team take on Drumkeeran this Thursday 12th at 7pm in our pitch. Please support the future of our club. 

Kiltubrid Ladies
We would like to wish the best of luck to the Kiltubrid Ladies who begin their Championship campaign this weekend. We know that our fans will turn up to support you! Best of luck girls. 

2nd July 2018

posted 4 Jul 2018, 01:03 by Eoin Meehan

Park Development Draw
Kiltubrid GAA & Kiltubrid Ladies GAA have launched a Park Development Draw with all funds raised going directly to our Park Re-Development Works.  There is €5,000 in prizes on offer with tickets available from Players & Club Members.  The Draw takes place on Saturday 25th August.  Tickets can also be purchased securely online via www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Kiltubrid_GAA

Dunnes Bar Division 2
Our division 2 team has had wins against Melvin Gaels and Cloone in the past 7 days. Well done to all involved.

Un12 Longford-Leitrim League
Hard luck to Cill Mhór Gaels Un12 Boys who bowed out of the Longford-Leitrim League at the Penultimate stage this evening.
Well done to all players and mentors from Kiltubrid GAA & Ballinamore Sean O’Heslins GAA who put in a great campaign.

Leitrim v Monaghan
Hard luck to the Leitrim team after the defeat. But after a successful year, the players can hold their head high. Keep up the good work!

Under 9
Well done to the Kiltubrid GAA Un9 team and mentors who represented the Club on Saturday at the Leitrim and Monaghan Game.

Stylish Silage
Well done to all involved in our entry for the stylish silage competition. It was completed by Aishling and Leo Dunne, Jack and Rose Keaney, Tom Jack and Susanne Moolick on behalf of the Kiltubrid does lip sync teams. Fantastic team effort!

11th June 2018

posted 12 Jun 2018, 01:08 by Eoin Meehan

Div 4
Our division 4 team took part in a thrilling game against Cloone in our pitch on Sunday. In a game where both teams were able to find plenty of space and play good attacking football it was only fair that it ended a draw with a scoreline of Kiltubrid 1-18 to Cloones 2-15. Well done to all involved. 

Exam Time!
Best of luck to all Kiltubrid GAA Students who are continuing to sit their Junior and Leaving Cert Exams

Wedding Bells
Congratulations to our own Eamon Geoghegan & Nicola Finlay who tied the knot on Friday last. We would like to wish you both the very best for the future. 

Special Olympics
The Olympic torch arrived in St Bridget's NS kiltubrid on Monday 11th of June with members of the South Leitrim club, Supporters, volunteers, families all attending. The Pupils and teachers of St Bridgets fundraised for Leitrim's clubs and this was their reward.

4th June 2018

posted 5 Jun 2018, 00:38 by Eoin Meehan

Lá na gClubanna
A great end to the June Bank Holiday saw a big crowd descend on a sun kissed Pairc Cill Tiobraid for our Lá na gClubanna hosted by Kiltubrid GAA and Kiltubrid LGFA.  Activities for the Kids included novelty obstacle course, Rounders, Football and a keenly contested Tug O'War.  Thank You to Paul Carthy for providing Sound on the Day, our excellent Face Painters, those who provided the lovely Food & Drinks and everyone who helped the day run smoothly.

Club Strategic Plan 2017-2020
Our Club Strategic Plan 2017-2020 was launched at the weekend in conjunction with our Lá na gClubanna by Connacht Council President Gerry McGovern.  We'd like to acknowledge both Gerry and Declan Bohan's input in helping us form this Strategic Plan.  Well done to all who contributed their time and ideas which has allowed us put together plan through to 2020 which we will aim to follow over the next few years.  The Plan is available for viewing via our Club Website www.kiltubrid.gaa.ie

Schools Final
Hard luck to Drumcong NS Boys team who were defeated in the League Final by Drumlease NS last week.  Well done to Players, Coaches, Teachers & Parents on their efforts over the last few months.

Dunnes Bar Div 2
Congrats to our division two team who had a deserved win against Mohill on a scoreline of 2-13 to 17 points. No game fixed for this weekend. 

The Swan Bar Div 4
Our division four team have an important league game on Sunday the 10th in our pitch at 12:00. Please support. 

All at the club would like to send Congratulations to James Foley and Bonnie Larounders who tied the knot at the weekend. We would like to wish you both the best for the future. 

Under 12
Kiltubrid and Sean O'Heslins have joined up as Cill Mhór Gaels in the Longford-Leitrim Cross Border Un12 League.  They got their campaign up and running with a win away to Northern Gaels in Longford last week.

28th May 2018

posted 29 May 2018, 04:53 by Eoin Meehan

Club Meeting
All Members & Players are asked to attend a Club Meeting this Friday 1st June at 9.30pm in Pairc Cill Tiobraid.

Lá na gClubanna
Kiltubrid GAA & Kiltubrid Ladies GAA are holding a Family/Fun/Community Day on Bank Holiday Monday 4th June from 3pm - 5pm in Pairc Cill Tiobraid with Admission Free.  Fun Filled Activities for all the Kids and Big Kids!!  Activities include Novelty Athletic Events for all Ages.  Football Skills Challenge & Target Games.  Kids Obstacle Course, Rounders, Face Painting, Tug O'War, Welly/Sheaf Toss and Many More. Please keep an eye on Facebook, Twitter, Website and Notes for further details. 

Swan Bar Div 4
Best wishes to the Aughavas Player on a Speedy Recovery on a Match Ending Injury picked up in the 1st Half.  Thank you to the Aughavas GAA Club for their Hospitality post game.

Dunnes Bar Div 2
Our Division 2 team are playing on Sunday the 3rd  of June against Mohill in Mohills Pitch. Throw-in is at 12:00. Please support. 

Under 15
Hard luck to our Under 15 Boys who finished their League Campaign with Defeat away to Dromahair Gaa in the Semi Final.  
The lads now turn their attention to the Championship.

Church Gate Collection
Big Thank You to everyone who supported our recent Church Gate Collections in Rantogue and Drumcong.

21st May 2018

posted 21 May 2018, 14:53 by Eoin Meehan

Lá na gClubanna
Kiltubrid GAA & Kiltubrid Ladies GAA are holding a Family/Fun/Community Day on Bank Holiday Monday 4th June in Pairc Cill Tiobraid.  This will be a day packed with Free fun activities and events for Kids both big and small. Please keep an eye on Facebook, Twitter, Website and Notes for further details. 

Old Photograph's
We're currently compiling an archive of old Photo's relating to the History of GAA in the Parish.  If you have anything in your own collection at home that you think may be of interest can you please contact Sheila by email at secretary.kiltubrid.leitrim@gaa.ie

Division 2
Hard luck to all involved as we lost a tough match to our neighbours Allen Gaels on a scoreline of 1:07 to 2:09. No fixtures this weekend. 

Division 4
Our second team is playing on Sunday 27th against Aughavas in Aughavas pitch at 2pm. Please support. 

Leitrim v Roscommon
This Championship decider is taking place in Pairc Sean on Saturday evening 26th, with throw-in at 5:30pm. This is sure to be a sell out event and we would like to wish all involved with the Leitrim team the very best of luck.

14th May 2018

posted 15 May 2018, 03:25 by Eoin Meehan

Division 2
Hard luck to our division two team who lost in a tough battle against Bornacoola on a score line of 1-15 to 11 points. Our next fixture is against our neighbours Allen Gaels in our own pitch (Kiltubrid) on Saturday 19th at 7pm. Please support 

Division 4
Our division 4 team lost a very tight game against Dromahair on a score line of 2-09 to 2-08. No games fixed for this weekend.

Under 15
Our under 15 team is playing on Thursday evening in our pitch. Please show your support. 

First Holy Communion
Best wishes to all the Boys & Girls from St Brigid's National School who celebrated their First Communion on Sunday in Drumcong.

Volleyball Champions
Well done to Drumshanbo Vocation School who completed an historic treble wiinning the Junior Volleyball All-Ireland Final to add to the Senior and Cadette Titles from earlier in the season.  Kiltubrid again was well represented with underage Stars Danny McWeeney and Alan Mulhall part of the Drumshanbo Team, well done lads.

Birthday Greetings
Congrats to Kiltubrid Supporter Stevie Flynn, Funshinagh who celebrated a Birthday Milestone last weekend with Family and Friends.  Stevie holds the unique accolade of being the Drumcong United Manager for over 30 Years outlasting both Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger.

30th April 2018

posted 1 May 2018, 01:48 by Eoin Meehan

National Spring Clean
Well done to our hearty band of Volunteers who took part in the National Spring Clean in conjunction with Leitrim County Council over the weekend.  Areas covered in the Parish included Annadale, Drumawheel, Liscarbin, Drumcong, Carrickport, Letterfine and Curragha.

Annual Car Wash
Kiltubrid Ladies will be hosting their annual carwash this coming SATURDAY MAY 5th at Kiltubrid GAA Grounds from 10.30am - 2.30pm.  Come along to get your car, van, jeep or even tractor shining and support our ladies in the process.  Like, share and spread the word!

Division 4
Our Division 4 team had a hard fought win against neighbours Leitrim Gaels with a score of 3:08 to 1:07. Well done to all involved! 

Under 15
Well done to our Under 15 Boys who started the League with a win away to Melvin Gaels on Thursday evening. They have another game on Thursday 3rd of May in Dromahair.

Fundraising Video
In 2018 Kiltubrid GAA & Kiltubrid Ladies GAA clubs are undertaking a major fundraising drive to completely renovate our playing facilities, the hub of the community.  Like many rural communities in Ireland, a great number of Kiltubrid people have left their native parish for pastures new to the four corners of Ireland and the world in search of employment and adventure. It is the Irish way.  We have produced this video with the intention of conveying the true meaning of what this small patch of ground means to us as a community. For those no longer living in the parish, hopefully it invokes a sense of pleasant nostalgia and you can reminisce on the good times spent here.  We are calling out to our diaspora throughout the country and world to pull on the Kiltubrid jersey once again and assist us in creating a facility that we can be proud of, that the future generations of Kiltubrid men and women can be proud of.  We need your help. We have set up a Fundraising page which enables you to donate towards our project. Any donation would be hugely appreciated.  It seems to be capturing the right attention as the website www.joe.ie has given us a great write up.
Remember if anyone especially our ExPats want to join the many others and support our Fundraising drive you can make a donation securely online via https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Kiltubrid_GAA/memberdonate
"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together."

Congratulations to our club player Mickey Earley and ladies club player Anja on the birth of their son Callum. We wish them all the best!

Kiltubrid GAA v Leitrim NY GFC
We’re delighted to announce that Kiltubrid will take on the Leitrim NY GFC on Saturday 5th May in Gaelic Park at 6pm in a curtain raiser to the Main Event on the Sunday.  This will be a great chance for Kiltubrid and Leitrim ExPats alike to see their home Club in action in this novel encounter.  No doubt we will see lots of familiar ExPat faces at the game with a chance to don their Green and Red colours in their adopted Home.

Connacht Senior Championship 
We would also like to wish Leitrim the very best of luck against New York on Sunday in Gaelic Park. We’re expecting all expats to support our boys in what is sure to be an exciting game!

16th April 2018

posted 17 Apr 2018, 01:08 by Eoin Meehan

Leitrim NY v Kiltubrid

We’re delighted to announce that Kiltubrid will take on the Leitrim NY Club on Saturday 5th May in Gaelic Park at 6pm in a curtain raiser to the Main Event on the Sunday.  This will be a great chance for Kiltubrid and Leitrim ExPats alike to see their home Club in action in this novel encounter. No doubt we will see lots of familiar ExPat faces at the game with a chance to don their Green and Red colours in their adopted Home.


Underage Training returned with gusto on Saturday 24th of March for the Un9 and Un11 boys, such was the level of commitment that training has been extended to include Thursday evenings also.  The Un7 and Nursery were in action on Saturday morning last 14th April, our most junior players putting in wonderful efforts and showing the spirit and future of the club is in safe hands. We welcome new players in any age group and encourage all boys & girls to have a go!  Fun and inclusivity for all, Learn new skills, improve hand eye coordination, Large Motor skills, Balance and Agility. Come along next Saturday morning 21st April at 10am, you can register on the day. Please ensure your child has a gum shield, water bottle and weather appropriate clothing.  All parents must supervise nursery and u7 players. Thank You to all our coaches for their time and efforts.

Competition Time

Kiltubrid GAA​ in association with Talk n Tech are very excited to give away an iPhone 6 in a colour of your choice IF we hit 3000 Likes on our Kiltubrid GAA Facebook Page before Midnight Monday 7th May.  You have to Like the Kiltubrid GAA Facebook Page.. If we hit 3000 Likes before Midnight Monday 7th May, one of the 3000 Likes will win an iPhone 6!!

Dunnes Bar Div 2

Defeat at home to an impressive Annaduff side last Saturday in Pairc Chill Tiobraid ended the lads 100% League Start for 2018.  There is now a break in action for a few weeks until after the Leitrim v New York Connacht Championship opener.

Swan Bar Div 4

Our Junior team face Mohill at 7pm on Saturday 21st April in Pairc Chill Tiobraid.

Championship Draws

The Draw for the Senior, Intermediate and Junior Championships 2018 were held on Monday night in the Bush Hotel.  In the Smith’s Monuments Intermediate Championship Group 1 we’ve been drawn alongside Carrigallen, Annaduff, Eslin, Mohill and Sean O’Heslin’s.  In the Pyramid Bookmakers Junior Championship Group 1 we’ve been drawn alongside St Mary’s, Mohill and Annaduff.

Un13 Boys

The League Campaign ended for the Un13 Boys with defeat away to Allen Gaels.  Concentration now turns to Championship later in the year for these developing players.  Well done to all Players, Mentors & Parents for their efforts.


Drumcong NS Boys team open their 2018 campaign in Division 2 away to Ballinamore NS on Monday 23rd April at 6.30pm. Best of luck to Players and Mentors.

National Spring Clean

It is that time of year when we all carry out a Spring Clean. Kiltubrid GAA in association with Leitrim Co. Council is carrying out a Spring Clean in the local area to tackle the problem of litter in our community and specifically roadside litter.  We are calling all volunteers in the community to meet at Kiltubrid GAA Park on Saturday Morning 28th April to donate a small amount of their time and energy for this cause. More details next week.


Well done to Kiltubrid Ladies who won the Madrid Harps Invitational Tournament last weekend in Sunny Madrid.  Great to see former Kiltubrid GAA Player Kieran Lynch donning his Madrid Harps jersey over the weekend in his adopted home in Spain.  

Scór Sinsir

Well done to Aughnasheelin and Bornacoola who represented Leitrim & Connacht in the All-Ireland Scór Sinsir last weekend in Sligo.  Unfortunately no titles were secured but a great achievement for both club nonetheless.


The Club extends our sympathie to the Reynold’s family Cornabrone following the passing of Ena Reynolds and to the Reynolds family Bornacoola on the passing of Shea Reynolds.  

Kiltubrid Online

Everyone is reminded that you can keep up to date with the latest happenings in Kiltubrid GAA with Fixture Updates, Live Match Score Updates and General News Alerts via Facebook: Kiltubrid.GAA, Twitter: @KiltubridGAA and Official Website: www.kiltubrid.gaa.ie

2018 Kelloggs Cúl Camps

Registration for Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps 2018 is currently underway online via the website, https://www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie/booking/ Please note: The online booking facility will close at noon on the Wednesday preceding the week of the camps. Please be aware that Registrations will NOT be accepted on the first morning of camp. The only method of registration will be via the online system. This year an additional option to have your kit delivered to your home is available at registration at a cost of €7.50 per delivery. Leitrim GAA will again this year, deliver kits to the Primary schools for bookings made by Thursday, May 31st.

26th March 2018

posted 26 Mar 2018, 12:12 by Eoin Meehan

The league starts back this Saturday (31st) when our division two team begin their quest for promotion away to Drumreilly at 6:30 and our Division 4 team are at home to Ballinaglera at 12 on Sunday. Our under 13 play Gortletteragh on Monday evening at 6:30 in Gortletteragh pitch. Please show support for all teams this weekend.

NFL Predictions Competition
The Results are in for the Kiltubrid GAA NFL Predictions Competition.  After 7 Rounds and over 600 Participants it was Liam O'Brien who came out on top winning €200 with Stephen McKeon taking second place winning €100.  Christopher Crowley won Round 7 after the intervention of the Tie-Breaker winning €50.  Big thank you to all those who bought and sold slips to make this fundraiser a great success for Kiltubrid GAA

Cake Sale
Kiltubrid GAA will be holding an Easter Bake Sale on Sunday 1st April 2018 - after the 9.30am Mass in Rantogue and also after the 11.30am Mass in Drumcong.  We would kindly ask if anyone had any spare time this week, to get their baking tins out and donate to the Bake Sale.  All goods, no matter how big or small, will be greatly appreciated and can be dropped into Cardiffs from Saturday evening.  We appreciate and thank you for your support.  Looking forward to seeing all the delicious treats and wish you all a Happy Easter.

Congrats to two of our young club players Dylan Esterbrook and Barry McWeeney who played volley ball for Ireland recently. 

Condolences to the McCormack family and our own club player Brendan McCormack on the death of his aunt on Sunday morning. May she Rest In Peace. 

County team
Well done to the county team who finished off their league campaign with a hard fought win over Wicklow on Sunday. Next up is the big game in New York in May. 

Leitrim GAA Workshop
Leitrim Coaching and Games are running another workshop following on from the very successful series so far.  The theme of this  workshop is “Anaerobic and Aerobic Conditioning through Small Sided games”.  This workshop will be run by Cathal Cregg, recently appointed Connaught GAA Provincial Games Manager.  Cathal holds a Masters in Exercise Physiology and for the past 5 years has held the post of Head Strength and Conditioning with Connaught GAA.   Cathal has played at the highest Levels and has been a member of the Roscommon Senior squad since 2006 and represented Ireland during the 2014 International rules series in Australia.  Cathal is currently conducting a PhD on the Effects of Small Sided Game on Aerobic Performance.  This workshop is a must for coaches wanting to improve Physical Fitness using games.  It will take place in the Leitrim GAA Centre of Excellence on Thursday 29th of March from 7pm - 8.30pm.. Cost is €10 per person. Can you please circulate to all your club coaches and let them know, and also share on Facebook and Twitter.   All Booking must be made through myself Contact  Details: enda.lyons.gda.leitrim@gaa.ie

Any players or supporters that want membership can you please pay it in the coming days to Vincent/Mickey/Eoin.

Happy Easter
We at the club would like to wish a Healthy and Happy Easter to all our supporters and friends wherever you may be celebrating it.

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