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Gaelic Athletic Association, Football, 1887

Football:
Thomas Davis Football Club, Ennis V. Cratloe, Newmarket on Fergus Football Club, a bye at Ennis on Sunday, May 1st.

Second Ties:
East Clare at Tulla, on Sunday 8th
West Clare at Ruan, on Sunday May 15th
Ennis at Crusheen, on Sunday May 22nd
Final Ties at Ennis, on Sunday June 5th.

The following resolutions were put from the chair and unanimously adopted :
“1st – that we the members of the County Committee G.A.A., recommend the several branches of the Association in the county, to arrange as far as possible amongst themselves branches of Temperance Associations, as we believe that habits of intemperance are fatal to the development of the athletic powers of the people. And also that the revenue derived by the Government from the sale of intoxicating drink would be better spent in developing the resources of the country, a consummation of which the G.A.A. in the county, to arrange as far as possible amongst themselves branches of Temperance Associations, as we believe that habits of intemperance are fatal to the development of the athletic powers of the people. And also that the revenue derived by the Government from the sale of intoxicating drink would be better spent in developing the resources of the country, a consummation of which the G.A.A., have in view. “
“2nd – That we request that these clubs throughout the country who have not yet been affililated to lose no time in doing so as the time for entering the County Championships has been extended to the 15th April, in order to give those clubs an opportunity of affiliating and competing.”
3rd “That we call upon the affiliated clubs of the country to decline in competing with non affiliated ones after the 15th of April next, under pain of expulsion from the G.A.A.”

Taken from “The Munster News and Limerick and Clare Advocate”,
April 2, 1887

Central Council Meeting (G.A.A.), November, 1914

Central Council Meeting (G.A.A.)

A special meeting of the Central Council was held on Sunday at 68 Upper O’Connell Street,

Dublin, Ald. James Nowlan, President in the Chair.
Other present :
Messrs. J. J. Hogan, vice-president ; T. Kenny, V.P. ; J. O’Brien, V.P. ; D. Fraher and M. F. Crowe, Trustees.
J. Ward and M. F. Crowe, Leitrim
M. O’Brennan, Roscommon
P. McManus, Mayo
J. O’Kelly, Limerick
J. Lalor, Kilkenny
J. Murphy, Waterford
J. O’Donnell, Tralee
L. J. O’Toole, Secretary and Manager

Croke Cup Championship fixtures were made.

The resolution of the Cork Co. Board with reference to the transfer of Mr. J. J. Walsh, Chairman Cork Co. Board from Cork Post Office to Broadford Post Office was passed unanimously.

The conference relative to a site at Thurles for the proposed memorial to the late Most. Rev. Dr. W. T. Croke, was fixed for Thurles for 15th November.

City Hurling League

On to-morrow(Sunday) two interesting hurling matches will be decided at St. Jame’s Park in connection with the City Hurling League. The Volunteers will cross camana with James Stephens’ and Foulkstown will try conclusions with the Continent. Two good games should result.

Taken from ‘The Kilkenny People‘, November 7th, 1914

Gaelic Athletic Association, April 1887

Gaelic Athletic Association
A meeting of the Clare Co. Committee was held at the Town Hall, Ennis, on Sunday, March 27th, Mr. Edward Bennett in the chair. Also present – The O’Donnellon Blake Foster, Mr. J. Moran, Mr. P. McInerney and Mr. P. Ahern, Hon Sec. At the suggestion of the Chairman it was decided to divide the clubs entered for the County Championship in divisions, in order not to bring two teams too great a distance to meet each other. There were 25 entries, 22 for hurling and 3 for football, which were drawn as follows:
East Clare” :
O’Gonneloe 1st team, v. Scariff Independent H.C.
O’Gonnelloe 2nd team v. Robert Emmet Branch (Tulla)
Smith O’Brien Branch (Killaloe) v. Daniel O’Connell Branch (Feakle)
Wolfe Tone Branch (Bodyke) v. Glenoniera
To hurl at Scariff on Sunday April 17th.

West Clare
Kilkeedy v. Ruan
William O’Brien Branch (Killamona) v. Fionn mac Cumhaille Branch (Kilfenora)
Rath and Kilnaboy v. Canon
To hurl at Corofin April 24th.

Ennis District:
Crusheen v. Davitt Branch, Inch
A. M. Sullivan’s Branch, Ennis v. Barefield
B. Thomas Davis branch, Ennis v. Wolfe Tone branch, Kilmaley
C. Leamb Deargaboo branch, Dysart v. Drumquin
D. To hurl at Ennis, on Sunday May 1st.

Taken from “The Munster News and Limerick and Clare Advocate”,
April 2, 1887