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for soon 'tis known from whence we came
where e'er we go they dread the name
of Garryowen in glory”

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Free Mental Health First Aid Course available for two Garryowen Members

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019


Limerick Sports Partnership are running a two day Mental Health First Aid Course facilitated by Liam Cantwell and Ciara McInerney.  This course normally costs participants €300 to attend but as a result of funding secured through the HSE, Garryowen are delighted Limerick Sports Partnership are able to offer this course to two of our members  FREE OF CHARGE.

This is a fantastic opportunity for club members to increase their awareness and knowledge around the area of Mental Health.  Please see attached information for full course outline.

The course will take place on Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd July from 9.00am to 4.30pm in the Physical Education & Sports Science Building (PESS), University of Limerick, Castletroy, Limerick. 

Please note that places are limited, and participants must be available to attend both days IN FULLto receive certification.

  If you are a Garrtyowen member who would like to attend this course please email cmcinerney@limericksports.ie and a registration link will be forwarded to you.  YOU MUST EMAIL FIRST IN ORDER FOR REGISTRATION LINK TO BE SENT TO YOU. 

Upon receipt of the registration link you must register immediately to secure your place on the course.

Please note a €10 deposit per person will be charged to secure your place which will be reimbursed at the end of the 2-day course.

If you have any questions or require clarification, please contact Liam or Ciara on 061333600.

Golf Classic Results

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

The Annual Garryowen FC Club Golf Classic was held in Castletroy Golf Club last week. Our main sponsor was Bon Secours Hospital Barringtons at Limerick. Results were as follows:

1st place and winners of the Inaugural Paul O’Byrne Trophy were :Kieran Walshe, Diarmuid Leonard, Ger O’Shea – 57 points.

2nd place: Ed Fitzgerald, Shane Murphy, Ger Kearney- 56 points

3rd place: Mark O’Donoghue, Morgan Whelan, Dermot Doolan – 54 points

Nearest the pin – Neil McGill

Longest Drive – Eamonn Haugh

A big thank you to all those who sponsored teams and tee boxes. Much appreciated.

135th AGM – Election of Officers

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

At the 135th AGM of Garryowen FC, held on 22nd May 2019, the following officers were elected:

President: Frank Hogan

Senior Vice President: John Quilligan

Junior Vice President: Pat Whelan

Chairman: Michael O Connor

Vice Chairman: Tony O’Rourke

Hon Treasurer: Seamus Byrne

Hon Secretary: Geraldine Morrissey

Assistant Hon Secretary: Sandra Maher

Registrar: Billy Purcell

Munster Branch Delegate: Jim Gibson

Deputy Branch Delegate: David Magee

Chairman of House: Oliver Moloney

Chairman of Grounds: Joe Giltenane

Chairman of Underage: Turlough Sweeney

Chairman Promotions & Marketing: Ken O’Callaghan

Trustee: Steve McDonagh

AIL Bateman Cup Champions

Sunday, April 21st, 2019

In glorious sunshine, at St Marys College RFC yesterday, our Senior squad lifted the AIL Bateman Cup following a 45-21 defeat of City of Armagh RFC.

RTE Report here

Cash For Clobber!!

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Cash for Clobber is a year round initiative which benefits all.  

Bring you unwanted Clothes, Shoes, Belts, Bags, Towels – Must be clean.  Holding Bin at right side of the club on the way up the back pitches.

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