Dicksboro GAA Club


July 2015


Participants and leaders at this years summer camp held in Palmerstown on the last week of July.


County hurling stars Colin Fennelly, Joey Holden and Padraic Walsh being welcomed to the Dicksboro Summer Camp by club members and Camp Co-Ordinators John and Grainne Timmons. From left: John Timmons, Mick Byrne, Colin Fennelly, Joey Holden, Padraic Walsh, Martin Morrissey, Joe Phelan and Grainne Timmons.
 






Photographed at the launch of Dicksboro GAA & Camogie Club's "Buy a Block for the ’Boro" at the clubhouse in Palmerstown on Monday, 20th July were (from left): Seamus Rochford, Mandy Butler, Jim Murphy, Eddie Holohan, Ted Carroll, John Treacy and Pat Moylan.





14/7/2015

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Series Launch – Dicksboro GAA Club – 14th July 2015

Dicksboro grounds and new clubhouse looked resplendent for the launch of the National senior hurling championship series today.
As the president of the GAA, Aogán O Fearghail and other dignitaries arrived members of the under 11 and under 12 Boro hurling teams were playing a match.
County chairman of the GAA, Ned Quinn was very impressed by the youngsters and the fact they could strike off both sides.
And the four senior inter county players there, our own Cillian Buckley, Noel O'Connor (Waterford), Kieran Bergin (Tipperary), and Andy Smyth (Galway) pucked around with the children before the launch of the series.
Inside the clubhouse, chairman, Eddie Holohan welcomed the guests and said what an honour it was to hold such an event.
President of the GAA, Aogán O Fearghail was hugely impressed by the facilities the volunteerism and the fact there were 10 GAA grounds within three miles of Kilkenny Castle in a city with a population of 25,000.
He thanked Eddie and the club for the hospitality and said he looked forward to returning to the Boro club during his three term of office.
Barrie Henriques was equally impressed with the club and after the formal part of the event was over, he hosted a question and answer session with the four hurlers with Cillian Buckley very impressive on the mike.
Afterwards, the club hosted a lunch of the guests.
RTE presenter, Marty Morrissey was brought on a tour of the facilities and said they were as good if not better than anywhere else in the country and said it was a great credit to the club and the volunteers.