KNOCKADERRY GAA CLUB NOTES
PARISH GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ
Try these mix of parish related questions!! We are looking for more questions for the quiz about the parish, people, GAA, Camogie, Soccer or General Knowledge to keep it going in the weeks ahead. Please contact Nora or Ger Corkery and we’ll be glad to put into the weekly quiz. Thank you to all who so far have contributed!
1. Name the present Knockaderry Intermediate Hurling Manager?
2. Name the 2 Knockaderry men who played against Knockaderry in a Desmond Cup Final and name the Club they played for?
3. Name the Knockaderry man who wrote the book “From Fair to Mart and Beyond”?
4. In what year did the camogie U14 team win the Limerick/North Kerry B Div Camogie Blitz?
5. What does the name Clouncagh mean?
Answers to Rd.7
1. Ger Downes
2. Liam Collum
3. Ahalin NS 1867-1963
4. John Mc Grath
5. Paddy Browne RIP
DID YOU KNOW?
Limericks famous hurling son, Mick Mackey was nicknamed “The playboy of the Southern World”. He was born on July 12th 1912 and died September 13 1982. His hurling record is outstanding, he won 3 All Ireland and 5 Munster medals, 5 National Hurling League medals, 8 Railway Cup medals, and 15 Club Championship medals with his beloved Ahane. He made 42 appearances for Limerick .His retirement came following the conclusion of the 1947 championship.
SAFE RETURN TO GAELIC GAMES
Find below an account of guidelines on our safe return to Gaelic Games which were announced on Phase 2. Further details can be found on the GAA website by using the link below.
The GAA, An Cumann Camogaíochta and the LGFA have published a plan for a safe return to Gaelic games for the three organisations.
The plan is the work of a specially appointed Advisory Committee, which included representatives of all three bodies, the GPA and a number of medical experts.
It offers a route back to activity, subject to the government timelines being achieved in the weeks and months ahead.
It is broken down into sections covering Medical Advice; Preparing for a Safe Return; Information for Players and Team Personnel; Summary and Checklist; Roadmap for Return to Activity
Some of the stand-out elements of the report include:
· From 29 June –
o GAA pitches open.
o Each team to have a Covid Supervisor
o Non contact training in groups of 10 (2 coaches)
o Access to dressing rooms not permitted
· From 20th July
o Full training permitted
o Competitions can start from 31st July
o Access to dressing rooms not permitted
o Health Questionnaires to be completed by players / coaches etc
· From 10th August.
o Dressing rooms can be used with strict cleaning to be carried out.
· Competitions to take place
· 31 July to 11 October
· Envisaged inter county training to commence 15 September
· Inter county competitions to start no sooner than 17 October.
Full report / road map can be accessed at https://www.gaa.ie/…/covid-19-update-safe-return-to-gaelic…/
1976 U21 HURLING TEAM OF 31/07/1976
Tony O Gorman, Joe Walshe, Jimmy Scanlon, Noel Curtin, Patsy Dore, Seamus Moloney, Mossie Moore, Sean Dowling, John Sheehy, Bertie Flavin, Gerry
Molyneaux, Seamus Dore, Liam Moloney, John Collum, Tommy Hanon and Seamus Condon.
1989 JUNIOR B FOOTBALL TEAM
Liam Mullane, Robert O Donnell, Donnocha Dowling, Denis Hayes, John Hennessey, Antony Moran, John Condon, Keneth Moran, Tomás Condon, Kevin Lyons, Brendan Mc Grath, Seamus Danaher, Richard Condon, Paudie Hunt, Mike Enright and Paul Danaher.
OLD VIDEOS AND DVD’s WANTED
The Club are after receiving a small County Council to allow us to convert old Video cassette tapes and DVD’s so if anyone has old matches we would appreciate them so we can share them online (You Tube). If you have any please contact Ger Corkery.
LOTTO- PAID UP MEMBERS AND WEEKLY DIRECT MEMBERS
To all our above subscribers, we want to acknowledge your continued contributions. Once it is safe to get the Weekly Lotto up and running, there will be a special draw for those that have continued to contribute during the Covid 19 pandemic. Sean Condon will be in touch in due course but in the meantime if you have any query Sean can be contacted on 088-9332878. Thank you for your continued support during this time.
CLUB LIMERICK DRAW (MACKEY DRAW)
The first Club Limerick Draw of 2020 took place last Saturday. The Club had no winners. If interested in membership please contact Mary Collum.
KNOCKADERRY/ CLOUNCAGH PARISH DRAW
A successful Combined Parish Draw took place last Thursday in the Resource Centre Knockaderry under the guidance of Ger Corkery GAA, James O Connor Community Council, Pauline Mc Mahon Ahalin Parents Association and Orla Ambrose Camogie Club. Three months were successfully drawn.
April Winners: 1st Batt O Connor promoter Johnny Lavelle/John O Connor
2nd Ger & Catherine Doody promoter Ger Corkery/Frank Moore
3nd Kevin Lyons (Coolanoran) Jimmy Mc Mahon/Mike Mortell
4th Eoin O Sullivan promoter Liam Mackessey/Eoin O Sullivan
5th Rory Dowling promoter Liam Mackessey/Eoin O Sullivan
May Winners: 1st Marie Field promoter Nora Condon
2nd Seamus Benson promoter Tom Sheehy/Ger Downes
3rd Margaret Fitzgibbon promoter Ted Danaher/Vincent Hanley/Mike Downes
4th Liz Hannifan promoter Johnny Lavelle/John O Connor
5th Gerry & Josephine Meehan promoter Bernie Molloy/Sean Condon
June Winners: 1st Margaret Duffy promoter Triona Sexton/Tom MeehanSh
2nd Ollie Dowling promoter Liam Mackessey/Eoin O Sullivan
3rd James O Connor (Ahalin) promoter Tom Sheehy/Ger Downes
4th Mike & Mary Scanlons Bar promoter Triona Sexton/Tom Meehan
5th Willie Kennedy promoter Tom Sheehy/ Ger Downes
A big thank you to all who are supporting this Combined parish draw. All money collected stays within the parish with the GAA, Camogie Club Ahalin Parents Association and The Knockaderry Community Council. If interested please contact any member of the organisations who will put you in touch with your area promoter.
WIN A MERCEDES WITH LIMERICK GAA
Win a Mercedes CLA 180 with Limerick GAA in association with Frank Hogan Limerick. All proceeds of this draw go towards supporting Limerick GAA Teams. Tickets are €20 visit limerickgaa.ie/winamercedes for details.
GAA PITCH CLOSED
Take note that the Knockaderry GAA pitch is still closed to the public as public liability insurance is suspended. Please adhere and respect the sign erected on the gate.
LOOKING FOR OLD PHOTOS / SNIPPETS ECT
As we have no Club activities at the moment to report we are asking you to pull out old Club photos, match programmes or you may like to submit a story to the notes in relation to the Club. They can be emailed to Nora Condon firstname.lastname@example.org or to Ger Corkery on email@example.com
GAA CLUB CRESTED BOBBLE HATS
There are still a limited number of Crested Bobble hats still available on sale at €10 each. If interested please contact Ger Downes.
CLUB PLANNING PROGRAMME
If anyone has queries or wishes to receive a copy of the Knockaderry GAA Club Plan Programme please contact Ger Corkery.
KNOCKADERRY CLUB GEAR
Club gear can be ordered from the Knockaderry site on O’ Neills. All Club gear has being updated. Htpps://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/gaa/Ireland/Knockaderry-gaa.html.
KEEP IN TOUCH www.facebook.com/CnocandoireCLG-Twitter @KnockaderryGAA. You can also contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
THOUGHT OF THE WEEK
Shine brightly, speak kindly and live thankfully!!
Stay Safe Everyone !!
PHOTOGRAPHS from KNOCKADERRY ARCHIVES
Visit of Micheal O’Muircheartaigh to Knockaderry in 2004.
At The Launch of the Memory Donation Wall in 2008
Knockaderry Junior ‘B’ Hurling Team. West Limerick Champions 2011