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Academy Mini World Cup Tournament closes out football season

FIFA president Robbie Parker’s proposal to stage a mini world cup to close out soccer for our academy has now effectively become an annual event. This year’s event took place on Saturday and featured 12 teams of 80 players, a mix of both boys and girls with 3 points awarded for a win and 1 for a drawn game in the group stages of the c... Read More

Easter Sunday Dawn Mass 2019

Beep, beep, beep. That horrible sound of the phone flashing 4am popped my bubble of sleepy slumber bright and early this Easter Sunday morning. It was still pitch black outside even though Easter was extremely late this year. There had been no 10k the day before as in the previous few years. Still, one would have loved nothing more than t... Read More

Colemanstown Post Office closes after 130 years…….

It is with a sad heart that the local Post Office in Colemanstown officially closed it’s door for the last time, yesterday, Wednesday 30th January 2019 after 130 years in business. Colemanstown Post Office was established on Monday 7th January 1889. On September 3rd 1889 Ulick Burke, Colemanstown (Frank’s grandfather) bought the bu... Read More

New Milestone with Girls Soccer

The club reached a new milestone today as Colemanstown fielded an underage girls team for the very first time in the clubs history. The girls aged 8 to 11 participated in a blitz hosted by Colemanstown in which Colga, Cregmore & Colemanstown took part. This was a follow on to the successful pre-Christmas Soccer Sisters Programme which... Read More

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