Cahir GAA Notes
Munster Camogie FinalsWhat a huge day we had last Saturday when we held the Munster club intermediate and senior camogie finals, it was a great honour for our club to be awarded the finals and this meant we needed lots of people from our club to run this event, and ‘boy ‘did all of these people turn out to make it a huge success. We would like to thank every single person who helped out on the day, (some people were there from 11am until 10pm that night which was tremendous). All the traffic and parking people, anyone who baked or made sandwiches, made the tea, anyone that looked after dressing rooms, officals, the field, score board and everything in between, to quote a tweet from Munster Camogie which was all over social media (Special thanks to@cahir_gaa who did a fantastic job of hosting the games today and were very helpful and professional). it is fantastic to hear and read things like that about our club, it's amazing when people from a club come together, things get done there is no doubt about that, again well done to all in our the club.Our loved ones rememberedAgain last Saturday evening a Mass for our loved ones was held in St. Mary's church, a lovely mass celebrated by Fr. Gerry Langford, which gave us all a little time to remember all our loved ones who passed on over the years from our club and even think of our dearest who were not involved with the club, in this month of The All Souls. Pakie Hyland was the brains behind this great idea and to go back to the club rooms after for a chat and a cup of tea (again thank you to all our members for the buns and cakes and getting the place spick and span, mainly the same bunch from earlier in the day, and to Cahir Comhaltas for the great music during the Mass and after in the club rooms) and to speak and meet old friends who haven't met for years. It was humbling to see and most enjoyable when we met the likes of Ciaran Long who came specially from Dublin, old friends like Liam and Jimmy Hyland, Michael Condon, Sean O Dwyer, John Casey, Edgar McGrath, Timmy Fitzgerald to mention a few (we could go on and on) and to a packed club rooms we can safely say a most enjoyable night had by all. Let's hope this will become an annual event, something tells us it will.Munster captainCongratulations to Tommy O Donnell who was captain of the Munster rugby team for the first time last weekend when Munster beat the Maori All Blacks in Thomond Park, what an honour, Tommy you have done your family and Cahir GAA and the town very proud, again well done.Love is in the airThey say November is a dark and dreary month, dark evenings and short days, not in Cahir it's not, it's all about love this month in Cahir, two couples who have ties with the club got engaged recently, Padraig Whelan (son of Kit and Denny) got engaged to Claire Donnelly, and Cathy O' Donoghue (daughter of Margret and Hughie, the Shamrock Lounge) who got engaged to Mark Wilkins. The club would like to wish Padraig and Claire, Cathy and Mark the very best in the future and best of luck with all the plans.Draw the jokerThis week's draw was held in The Shamrock Lounge on Sunday night and Kitty Slattery won €100. Other winners were Martin Hanrahan, Jimmy Condon, Denny Whelan and John O'Brien. The draw was witnessed by Margaret from The Shamrock Lounge. The Draw will be held next week in The Galtee Inn.Juvenile ClubThe 3rd and 4th rounds of the Parish League were played on Saturday in Duneske. Again a brilliant turnout of players, both boy's and girls took part. The final 2 rounds of league games take place next Saturday for the pairings of teams to play each other in the finals the following week.Congratulations to the Cahir Juvenile player's that represented the South Divisional Football teams over the weekend. U14: Jack Buckley Result South 1:07 Mid 2:03 U15: Liam O'Neill, Christopher McDonagh & Francie Delaney Result: South 2:10 Mid 2:05 Congratulations to Tommy McDonagh who received his medal for winning the Humphrey Kelleher football tournament with the U15 County team on Sunday evening in the Horse & Jockey. Well done to Tommy & the McDonagh Family from Cahir Juvenile Club.