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Corcaigh, Ireland


Athletics news

Ronnie Barry scored an impressive victory in the Cork novice cross country championship at Carrigadrohaid when she took the scalp of some more impressive opposition. Ms Barry ran a clever race keeping in touch. Stamping her authority in the last Kilometre to take the lead which she retained to the end.

Kilmeen GAA notes

Kilmeen Juniors are Crowned Champions!   Kilmeen travelled to Enniskeane in glorious winter sunshine on Sunday afternoon last to take their neighbours, Randal Og’s in the West Cork Junior B Football Final. Don McCarthy opened the scoring with the first of his three points with further scores from Darren Santry and Kevin O Donovan saw Kilmeen go in 0-05 to 0-04 at half time.

Kilmeen & Kilbree underage GAA notes

Club wins GAA Communications Award Kilmeen & Kilbree GAA club has won a Cork GAA Communications Award for 2014.  The award was presented to Marie Dorgan (PRO) at a special function in the Silversprings Moran Hotel last Friday night.  An Ipad (sponsored by Compu b) was presented on the night. This innovative awards scheme, which is now in its third year, aims to recognise and reward excellence in GAA club

GAA results weekend November 7th-9th

County   County JBHL Final 08/11/2014 Ballymartle 1-12 vs 0-17 Erins Own Division 3 Football League Final 07/11/2014 Eire Og 1-12 vs 0-7 Fermoy County JAFL FInal 08/11/2014 Boherbue 0-12 vs 1-4 Knocknagree County JBFL Final 08/11/2014 Carrigtwohill 0-15 vs 0-13 Kilmeen

Basketball in West Cork becomes Bearable

Thirteen girls from the Beara Peninsula made history recently by being the first ever team from Beara to compete in the Cork Ladies Basketball League. The under 16 girls team are entered in the C league and played their first match against Bantry in the local Castletownbere Community Hall. The girls looked particularly smart in their uniforms sponsored by the Creperie and Marine Harvest. As Katie Waschkowitz said “It’s great