Archive for the ‘Community’ Category

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

Colemanstown United FC – Club of the Year 2019

Since being crowned Club of the Year 2019 on Friday night at the FAI Delegates Dinner in the Knightsbridge Hotel, Trim as part of the Festival of Football; Colemanstown United has been enjoying all the kudos that comes with this prestigious title. It is a phenomenal achievement for the little hamlet of Colemanstown and has elevated us to... Read More

St. Kerrill’s N.S. win 8th school title in 6 years

St. Kerrills N.S. Gurteen must surely have joined an elite group today as they evened up the school’s honours in both hurling & football codes when they won the Cumann na mBunscol 9-a-side hurling title in Claregalway this morning. This latest win makes it 4 of each in both football & hurling school titles since 2014, winning t... Read More

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