Garrycastle GAA Club
Under-17 Div. 2 Champions 2023
The Under-17 Div. 2 League winners and mentors Noel Galvin, Karl Henson and Franko Doolin.
Team: Brendan Devaney, Matthew Turner, Cian Norris, Daniel Stankard, Darragh Glennon, Conor McCormack, Oisín O’Donoghue, Killian Keegan, Oisín Mulvihill, Aaron Keegan, Conor Hughes, Anthony Mannion, Nathan McKeown, David Carter, Sean O’Donoghue, Níadh Shine, Andrew Henson, Jack Dolan.
Golf Classic June 30th
Garrycastle GAA Club will hold a Golf Classic, for the first time in a number of years, on Friday June 30th in Athlone Golf Club.
This will be a 4-Ball Scramble format, with tee times from 8:00am all the way through to 5:00pm, with slots every 10 minutes.
Team entry is €240 with a 2-course meal included, and of course there will be great prizes on offer also.
To reserve a tee time, please contact Gary Dolan on 086 194 7900, or Cathal Mannion on 086 251 8996.
There are possibilities for corporate sponsors to come on board also, e.g. sponsoring a hole, sponsoring prizes, etc. For more details, please contact Gary or Cathal as listed above.
Garrycastle GAA Club membership and registration is now open for 2023.
Full details of membership fees for 2023 (which are unchanged from 2022) are available on the Registration page.
As in previous years, Garrycastle GAA Club membership and registration is handled online, using the GAA's Foireann system
Please click on the image to the left to open the Foireann system, and complete your registration.
Note that this will open in a new tab in your browser window.
Make Friends for Life!
The Garrycastle GAA Football Nursery continues each
SUNDAY morning from 11am - 12noon.
All children (boys and girls) born in 2018 or later are very welcome!
For more details contact Catriona on 087 698 2651.
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NOTE: Contact details for all other teams are available on the Teams page.
Bingo is played every FRIDAY with "eyes down"
at 8pm SHARP.
Purchase your Bingo Books by clicking the 'Buy' button below.
The next Bingo game is on
Friday June 9th, 2023 at 8pm
Single Books €8 / Double Books €13
NOTE: Bingo Books must be bought online
before 9pm on THURSDAY JUNE 8th
to take part in the Bingo games
Last Draw: Tuesday, June 6th
This week's winning numbers were:
18, 20, 22, 25
The jackpot of €2,750 was not won this week.
There were four Match-3 winners this week, each of whom wins €25.
Games Promotion Officer
Picture shows (l-r) :
Garrycastle Club Chairman Peter O'Halloran, Garrycastle Games Promotion Officer Jack Casey, and Garrycastle Minor Board Chairman Paraic Joyce.
Garrycastle GAA club would like to announce the appointment of Jack Casey as club Games Promotion Officer.
Garrycastle GAA look forward to working with Jack in the promotion of Gaelic football in our schools and for boys and girls throughout the town.
With Jack’s appointment, we can look forward to building on the success of our underage development for the coming seasons.
Jack hails from Oran in Roscommon and has recently joined the Roscommon senior football panel.
Having graduated from Carlow IT with a Bachelors in strength and conditioning, coaching awards, first aid and child safeguarding qualifications, Jack brings with him a strong set of skills and qualifications, including experience from his success as a player, where he has enjoyed success at minor, u21, intermediate and senior. Jack was also part of the successful Roscommon CBS team which won a Connacht senior colleges A title.
Jack’s role will involve coaching in local schools, working with club coaches to upskill and develop their coaching skills and techniques and working with young players to develop their strength and conditioning for the future.
Garrycastle GAA club are very excited with this hugely positive development which will help our club to continue creating and fostering a culture for children to enjoy our native games for many years to come.
If you would like to play and try your hand at football please check out our website for contact details of coaches. Everybody is very welcome.
Under-15 Boys Div. 1 CHAMPIONS
Under-15 Div. 1 Team
Huge Congratulations to the Garrycastle Under-15 boys team, and their mentors and management team, on winning the Westmeath Division 1 title
on Saturday (October 15th), defeating St. Lomans Mullingar in the Final !
The club wishes to thank John Henson, Pascal Dillon, Tormey Solicitors, Brendan and Olivia Norris and Russell, Brennan and Keane for their sponsorship for food and the purchase of tops for the players.
Under-14 and Under-16 Girls CHAMPIONS
Under-14 Girls - Div. 4 Champions
Full details of their thrilling win over St. Lomans Mullingar may be found on the Under-14 Girls Team page.
Under-16 Girls - Div. 2B Champions
The Under-16 Girls finally overcame Milltown after a replay to take the Div. 2B title. Full details on the Under-16 Girls team page.
Jim McHugh Memorial Tournament
The Jim McHugh Memorial under-12 football tournament is held each autumn, in memory of former Club President Jim McHugh.
Huge Congratulations to St. Lomans Mullingar, who are the 2022 Jim McHugh Memorial Under-12 Football tournament Cup winners! Well done, lads!
The list of the teams involved, the Fixture List and the Match Results are available on the dedicated tournament page, and are included here as a shortcut.
Pictures of all the winning teams are available on the dedicated tournament page.
Last Update: Friday, October 14th.
St. Lomans Boys Under-12 team who won the 2022 Jim McHugh Memorial Tournament Cup
The Cup being presented by
Jim McHugh jr.
Jim McHugh jr.
St. Lomans Mullingar
St. Marys Rochfortbridge
Garrycastle GAA Nursery
The purpose of the nursery is to introduce girls and boys to Gaelic games in a safe and fun environment.
The nursery continues each SUNDAY from 11am to 12 noon.
If you want your child to participate in the nursery, simply come along any Sunday morning at 10.50 am and join in the fun. All children are welcome.
Contacts for the nursery are Anne Marie Cahill 086 8664057 and Catríona Fagan 087 6982651. They will be assisted by a large team of mentors and parents. All mentors are Garda vetted and have completed a fitness to practise course.
All parents are encouraged to get involved in helping out in the nursery; no experience is necessary, and a series of training courses will be provided.
If you are new to the Athlone area, you can find directions to Garrycastle GAA Club here.
Let's make friends for life !
One Club, One Family, One Community !
Garrycastle Club Gear
If you are looking for some stylish Garrycastle Club gear, from Tops, Togs, Socks and Gloves to leisure wear in a number of styles, there is a huge selection available to buy from the Masita Teamwear dedicated Garrycastle GAA Shop.
Click on the image to the left to go to the Club gear shop.
Derek Daly 5Km Memorial Walk/Run
At the launch of the 2021 Derek Daly memorial 5K walk/run were Gary Hand (rehab care), Áine Lynn, Niall Lynn, Alan Daly, Tom O'Halloran and
Garrycastle GAA Club Chairman Peter O'Halloran.
The Derek Daly Memorial Walk/Run takes place on St. Stephens Day.
Registration in the stand in Garrycastle from 10am. There will be no competitive element element this year due to Covid restrictions.
The prize money will be donated to local charities instead.
The walk or run may be started once registered.
Please note: There will be no water point this year.