2010

Gráinne Mhaols thrilling 5-6 to 5-3 semi final victory in Letterfrack over St Michaels secured the club’s passage to its first Under-16 Championship Final since 2004.   This final turned out to be a local derby, an all Connemara clash between Cailíní an Iarthair and  Cailíní Dúiche Seoighe.  The West Connemara girls were hoping to bring…


Seasoned Campaigner

When Grainne Mhaols first entered the ranks of adult football in the Spring of 2002, I was very happy and pleased that my daughter Lorna expressed an interest and decided to take the plunge. My role was merely to offer parental support as I had done one year previously for my younger daughter Patricia who…


2006

In May 2006 Gráinne Mhaols competed in the Aisling McGing Memorial Cup Tournament for the second year running. They were defeated by Kilmovee Shamrocks (Mayo) in the semi-final. The following month Mna an Iarthair headed north to Mayo again, this time for the opening round of the Connacht Senior Open Championship against the aristocrats of…


2005

Aisling McGing Remembered On last Friday night in the Drum Inn, Clogher, large crowds gathered for the launch of the Aisling McGing Memorial Cup, in memory of the late Carnacon and county ladies footballer, Aisling McGing, Killawalla. For the launch of the Memorial Cup, which was sponsored by the McGing family, the Clogher lounge was…


History 2002

Connemara Rugby Football Club kindly made their sand pitch facility available to Gráinne Mhaols LGFA for the club’s first ever adult and U14 training sessions on February 18th 2002. One month later, Gráinne Mhaols juniors played their first ever competitive match in the inaugural West Galway Senior Championship Tournament against Na Piarsaigh in Tullycross. Gráinne…