Archive for the ‘Community’ Category

Seasons Greetings as Academy kids close out 2019

Robbie Parker gives a witty rundown on Saturday’s coaches vs. kids game as we close out a great year. Saturday morning seen our academies and U12 teams come together to wrap up 2019 in our traditional Kids v Coaches game at Colemanstown. A rough count at some stage seen almost 90 kids take on about 15 very worried coaches....who must h... Read More

FAI’s General Manager formally opens new facilities

On Saturday last, FAI General Manager,  Noel Mooney made his way to Colemanstown United FC (although a few thought he got caught in a traffic jam in Tiaquin) accompanied by Ger McDermott, Club & League Development Manager & Vincent Foley, Club Education & Support Officer to formally open the gates to our new facilities. Thes... Read More

David Hillary Platinum Community Games Medalist

For the first time ever (from local knowledge) a Gurteen/ Ballymacward community games athlete occupied a place on the podium at the National Community Games finals in UL on Sunday. A member of Caltra AC, David Hillary, Attyregan, Ballymacward enters the history books as the first athlete in the area to win a Platinum medal for his 4th p... Read More

Golden Anniversary of St. Michael’s Church, Gurteen

Sunday August 25th will see the area of Gurteen celebrate the Golden anniversary of the dedication of St. Michael’s Church which took place 50 years ago on August 24th 1969. The construction of the church was completed in 1932/1933. During its construction Tommy Cleary, a plasterer from Athenry tragically fell from a scaffold whilst pl... Read More

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