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Ladies win 4-in-a-row Championships

Killoe Ladies Complete Four-in-a-row Report from Longford Leader Killoe Ladies further cemented their position as kingpins of Longford Ladies Football when they overcame Clonguish on Saturday last to clinch their fourth senior ‘A’ championship title in a row and retain the much-coveted Alison Smyth memorial trophy in its second Championship season. This was a fast…

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 website wins top GAA award

The Killoe GAA website has won the McNamee Award for “Best Website” for 2012. The McNamee Awards recognise excellence in various areas of GAA media & communication each year. The website is the first Longford winners since 1990, and the first to win in the ‘Best Website’ category. Speaking at the ceremony, Alan Milton (GAA…

Annual 5k/10k Race

This list represents our best effort to reflect final times as accurately as possible within the spirit of a Fun Run. Any errors that may exist within this data set are completely unintentional. Thank you to all of the 260+ runners who took part. We hope to see you all again next year. 5k Race…

Killoe in the Capital

Report from Longford-Dublin Association The splash of Green and White in and around the Irish House Party pub in Dublin’s Francis street on a recent Friday evening quickly gave the game away: Killoe GAA club members were in town, primarily to announce the local Gathering they’ve planned, and of course they were also welcomed on…

2013 Dinner Dance

Our annual dinner dance took place last Saturday night at the Longford arms hotel. This was a very well attended event with close on 400 people present. The club would like to extend a big thank you to all who attended and supported this event. The event commenced at 8p.m. and thank you to all…

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…

Ladies win 3-in-a-row Championships

September 2012: Killoe Ladies team made history on 8th September 2012 by capturing their third Senior Title in a row following victory over Clonguish in the Longford Ladies Senior Championship Final. Congratulations to the players and management on an amazing achievement and to Lizzy Brady on winning the coveted Player of Match award. Killoe ladies made it…

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…

U14 All Ireland Feile Success

The Parish of Killoe is celebrating as All-Ireland Champions this week. Our Under 14 team captured the Feile All-Ireland title when winning a hard fought final against Netwown Blues (Louth) on Sunday last in Portlaoise. The team put in some brilliant performances in the early rounds of the competition and were up against it in the final. However their skill,…

Killoe GAA Crest

The modern Killoe GAA crest was introduced in August 2012 replacing the previous crest which first appeared in the early 1990s. The yew tree in abstract form is central to the new design, set in front of the cross, reflecting the church and the spiritual heritage of the community. The name of the parish in Irish (Killoe derives from the Irish Cill Eo, Church…

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