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Killoe beat Slashers in Championship

Longford Slashers reign as the county senior football champions is over as the stronger Killoe side gained sweet revenge for their disappointing defeat at this same stage last year and were worthy winners of the quarter-final clash at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Sunday evening last. Showing the significant greater pace throughout a generally poor…

Killoe GAA celebrates 125 Years

2014 marks the 125th anniversary of the founding of the first GAA club in Killoe. The first GAA club in the parish was named Killoe Erins Hopes, and quickly renamed Killoe Erins Pride. By the start of the 20th century a single unified team emerged in the parish called Killoe Emmets, soon to be renamed Killoe…

Killoe beat Mostrim in Championship

2012 county champions Killoe Emmet Og made light work of a poor Mostrim outfit as they ran out convincing winners in the Senior Football Championship Round 1 game in Granard on Sunday evening last. It was all too easy for the Killoe side who dominated from start to finish. Nothing went right for Mostrim and…

Four titles in one week

Congratulations to our Schoolboys (Championship winners), Schoolgirls (Championship winners), U-16 lads (League winners) and Ladies Senior teams (League winners) all of whom captured county titles in one week to end the month of May 2014 on a very positive note. Our Schoolgirls team made history by capturing their first ever Championship title by beating Dromard…

Senior Championship 2013

County Final Longford Slashers v Dromard Semi Finals Longford Slashers v Colmcille St. Columba’s v Dromard Quarter Finals A) Abbeylara v St. Columba’s B) Killoe 0-10 v Longford Slashers 0-13 C) Clonguish 1-05 v Colmcille 1-10 D) Dromard v Mostrim Round 3 Results Fr. Manning Gaels 0-07 v Colmcille 0-08 Clonguish 1-09 v Dromard 1-05 Granard 2-05…

All Ireland 7’s Weekend

Killoe Senior Team will be taking part in this weekends FBD All Ireland Club 7s at Kilmacud. Group 1: Clan na nGael (Dublin), Eoghan Rua (Derry), Ilen Rovers (Cork), Celbridge (Kildare) Group 2: Carbury (Kildare), St Oliver Plunketts E-R (Dublin), Tempo Maguires (Fermanagh), Claremorris (Mayo) Group 3: Killoe Emmet Óg (Longford), Naomh Conaill (Donegal), Caherlistrane (Galway), Naomh Olaf…

Training Gear for sale

2013 Training Gear is now on sale and can be ordered until August 9th 2013. Available Sizes.. Kids = 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 10/11, Youth = 13/14, Adults = All sizes Training Gear for sale (All prices accurate at time of printing)… Hoodies with crest: Kids = €30, 13/14 = €36, Adults = €41 Skins with club name:…

Killoe win League & Cship Double

Killoe end wonderful year with the winning of the Leader Cup Source: Longford Leader – Wednesday 19 Dec 2012 It took Killoe quite some time to assert their superiority over Longford Slashers in the Leader Cup Final at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Sunday last but when they eventually turned on the power in the…

Killoe are U21 Champions

Killoe produce a powerful performance to retain the U-21 ‘A’ title Source: Longford Leader,15 December 2012 Killoe are enjoying the most successful season in their proud history and it got even better at Emmet Park on Friday night last as their exceptionally strong U-21 team (backboned by several members of their senior squad) crushed the…

Killoe dominate Longford All Star Awards

Killoe Young Emmets dominates the 2012 Team of the Championship with seven of our players selected for the Longford version of the All-Stars Awards. Nominated by the readers of the Longford Leader, our Team of the Year players are… Sean McCormack, Michael Quinn, Padraig McCormack, Shane Dowd, Joe McCormack, Daniel Keogh and Daniel Mimnagh –…

Killoe bow out of Leinster

GAA club life at its best on a rainy day in Portlaoise Irish Independent, Monday November 26 2012 It has been a long year of football, but I haven’t seen a better contest than the Leinster club semi-final, which I watched in terrible conditions in Portlaoise. This game really had it all except for one…

Killoe demolish Navan O’Mahony’s

Leinster club SFC Quarter Final: Killoe demolish O’Mahonys Killoe (Longford) 2-13 O”Mahonys (Meath) 0-8 Report from Irish Independent Longford champions Killoe Emmet Óg scored an emphatic and deserved win over fancied Meath kingpins Navan O’Mahonys in this AIB Leinster Club SFC quarter-final at Pearse Park on Sunday. Tommy McCormack’s charges have a semi-final trip to Portlaoise…

County Final Poem

THE MEN IN THE WHITE AND THE GREEN Aron Fitzpatrick, Nov 2012   In the month of October We were perfectly sober As the light slowly gave way to the dark   Now it’s November And still I remember That fine Autumn day in Pearse Park   Ah yes I recall Every kick of the…

Historic 1st win in Leinster

Irish Times newspaper – 28th October 2012 Killoe Young Emmets 2-7, St Anne’s (Wexford) 2-4 Just A week after winning the Longford title following a replay win after extra-time against Slashers, Killoe Young Emmets showed some great fighting spirit to get the better of Wexford opponents St Anne’s in the Leinster club first round clash…

Killoe are County Champions

Report from Longford Leader – 24th October 2012 What developed into an epic battle for the county title was eventually decided after extra-time in a highly entertaining Senior Football Championship Final replay at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Sunday last and Killoe are back as the kings of Longford football as they finished the stronger…

County Final Trivia

Killoe Erin’s Pride played in the 1905 final but lost to Longford Leo Casey’s. Killoe won the football and hurling double in 1907 Near neighbours Clonbroney won their first and only title in 1919 with a final win over Killoe. Davy Sheeran featured against Longford Slashers in the finals of 1959 and 1960, a few…

1960 County Final footage is found

Rare footage of the 1960 County Final between Killoe Young Emmets and Longford Slashers has been found and digitised. The 17 seconds of footage was taken by Joe Kelly in September 1960 and is a unique snapshot of this historic win. The video shows Vincent Duignan converting a second half penalty secured after Seamus McGuire…

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