Pigeon House Lotto - We Have A Winner!

posted 12 Mar 2018, 15:45 by Kildangan PRO

Congratulations to Mary Jo Merrins of Nurney who has won the Pigeon House Lotto €10,000 Jackpot!

The numbers drawn were 1, 4, 6, 15, and Jimmy Merrins sold the winning ticket.

Our next jackpot is already at over €2,000. Make sure you don't miss out because you got to be in it to win it.

Please support Kildangan GAA by buying a Lotto ticket from our promoters as this directly benefits the club. 

We also have a direct debit option. For more information on this, contact our club secretary Michael Higgins:

Abbey Rangers Begin Féile Campaign

posted 11 Mar 2018, 15:48 by Kildangan PRO

Abbey Rangers, the underage amalgamation of Kildangan and Ballykelly, will compete in the Under 14 Féile C Group 2 alongside Ballymore Eustace, Kill and St Edward's (Cappagh, Rathcoffey and Straffan).

The team face St Edward's in the first round on Monday, 12th March at 7.45pm in Ballykelly. There will be a two week break after this, after which Rangers will host Ballymore Eustace on Sunday, 25th March at 10.15am. The final round, which takes place on Sunday, 1st March, sees the young Kildangan and Ballykelly men travel to Kill. Your support, as always, would be greatly appreciated.

All results will be posted on 'Results' section of our homepage,

Academy Kits Available on Juvenile Registration Night

posted 10 Mar 2018, 05:33 by Kildangan PRO   [ updated 10 Mar 2018, 05:37 ]

Kildangan GAA are proud to present our new Academy kits, which includes a training jersey, shorts and socks, for only €10. New and returning under 6 to under 12 members from will have the option to purchase these alongside their membership on our Juvenile Registration Evening which takes place on Friday, 23rd March from 6.30pm. This is fantastic value, and we would sincerely like to thank Green Generation for subsiding the kit.

Supply is limited so don't miss out as these are bound to go very quickly!

Kildare GAA Needs You For Cúl Camps!

posted 10 Mar 2018, 05:11 by Kildangan PRO

Kildare GAA Coaching and Games are seeking applications for coaching roles in hurling & football for this year's Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps, which will be held throughout the county during July & August.

  • All applicants must be over the age of 18 years.
  • Proven experience in a GAA coaching role

This is a great opportunity to build up further coaching experience. For more information contact David Murphy on 087-2661438 or email

Handel's Messiah in aid of HOPE(D)

posted 7 Mar 2018, 14:09 by Kildangan PRO

A unique fundraisers in Messiah: An Oratorio by George F Handel, will take place in Our Lady of victories Church, Kildangan, on Saturday 24 March at 7.30pm sharp.
Tickets are €20 each and are on sale at the Parish Office - 045 526737. All proceeds are going to HOPE(D) (Helping Other People Endure Depression), which is a local counselling service. Kildangan GAA would like to ask you to consider supporting this very worthy cause.

Performers on the night include Judith Lyons as Soprano; Sarah Luttrell as Alto; Luke Horner as Tenor; David Corr on Bass; And 'The occasional singers'; Will Palmer on Trumpet and Charles Pearson on Organ. The event has taken place in previous years and has been thoroughly enjoyed by anyone that has attended, so make sure to get your tickets soon or you may miss out!

HOPE(D) has been providing counselling services in the Kildare area for the past 9 years.

They provide support to a broad range of people, particularly those who cannot afford to pay for private counselling. Their services are funded by donations and fundraisers such as this one.

With counsellors offering support in numerous areas, depression, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, bereavement, low self esteem, addiction and many more, HOPE(D) is a vital service that covers all areas in Kildare.

For an appointment phone 087 1513535 and c
onfidentiality is paramount to their services.

Maynooth University GAA Scholarship Programme

posted 6 Mar 2018, 14:58 by Kildangan PRO   [ updated 6 Mar 2018, 14:59 ]

Maynooth University operates a scheme for scholarships in Gaelic games for both male and female students who are registered on full time courses. Applicants will be required to have demonstrated a high level of performance in one of the following codes; Hurling, Gaelic Football, Camogie and Ladies Football. Application forms available are and should be submitted on the prescribed form by April 1st. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview.

Successful scholarship applicants are eligible for a maximum of 60 CAO points (limited number available for primary teaching course) and inclusive of a financial bursary.

The minimum requirement to apply for the MU GAA scholarship is to represent your county at U17 grade upwards.

There are a number of benefits to the scholarship programme including:
  • High performance gym access
  • Individual and team strength and conditioning support
  • Player development tracking
  • Fitness testing analysis
  • High performance seminars
  • Performance goal setting and goal activation
  • Match video analysis
  • Medical, physiotherapy and well-being support
  • Experienced coaching
  • GAA club officer training
  • Academic support & Career planning

For more information, contact:
Jenny Duffy
GAA Development Officer
T: 01 7083321

Pigeon House Lotto Results - 5th March

posted 6 Mar 2018, 02:34 by Kildangan PRO

umbers Drawn: 2, 7, 20, 21  

No Jackpot winner.   

Next week's Jackpot: €10,000 

€30 winners 
Rosaleen Holligan c/o Charlie Sexton
Mary Berney c/o Mary Heffernan
Declan Keane c/o John Kilbride
John Bradley c/o Mary Heffernan
G. P. J. Muldowney c/o Worrells

Please support Kildangan GAA by buying a Lotto ticket from our promoters, Maureen Fitzgerald and Charlie Sexton, as this directly benefits the club. 

We also have a direct debit option. For more information on this, contact our club secretary Michael Higgins:

2018 Membership is Now Due

posted 3 Mar 2018, 14:49 by Kildangan PRO

Kildangan GAA Membership for 2018 is now due. For those interested in playing for the club this year, your membership must be paid before 31st March. The form can be downloaded here. Please contact our club registrar, Michael Higgins, on 086 3585580 or email if you are interested in becoming a member.

Our Juvenile Registration evening will take place on Friday, 23rd March between 7.00pm and 8.00pm, where we will be on hand to answer any of your queries on the benefits of your child/children playing Gaelic football.

New and returning members will receive a FREE car sticker. Those registered are entitled to take an active part in the running of the club, and any that are over 18 on the January 1st are entitled to vote at the AGM.

Adult members are also entitled entry in a draw for football or hurling All-Ireland final tickets

The fees for this year are as follows:
  • Adult - Playing: €80
  • Adult - Non Playing: €40
  • Student (Over 18 in Full Time Education/Apprenticeship. Requires valid Student ID): €40
  • First Child: €40
  • Second Child: €30 (Total €70)
  • Third Child: €20 (Total €90)
  • Fourth Child: €10 (Total €100)
  • Family Membership (2 Adults as Full Members and all Children under 18): €120

These fees are vital to the club because they cover registration, insurance, referee fees, entry fees to championships and leagues and facilities maintenance, so please ensure to return your membership form and fee as soon as possible.


posted 20 Feb 2018, 01:02 by Kildangan PRO

Kildangan GAA Club wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Marie Barry of Doneany. Marie is mother to Fergal Barry, who is involved with the juvenile section of our club, and Fidelma, the wife of our treasurer Mel O'Dowd. See the funeral notice here

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam

Juvenile Registration Evening

posted 16 Feb 2018, 01:43 by Kildangan PRO   [ updated 16 Feb 2018, 01:52 ]

Our Juvenile Registration evening will take place on Friday, 23rd March at the clubhouse in More O'Ferrall Park, with training for under 6s to under 8s returning the following Friday from 7.00pm to 8.00pm. Our older age groups (under 10s to under 12s) will return in mid March, and this will be confirmed nearer the time.

Gaelic football is a great way to keep fit and make new friends, and with weekly training sessions and games at various levels throughout the year, we can provide your child with a healthy, social and fun filled acitivity.

Your child can become a member of the club for the very low cost of €40. Second and third children can be registered for €30 and €20 respectively, which amounts to €90 for three. A family membership option is also available at €120.

All newcomers for these ages are very welcome. Any parents who would like to get involved in coaching or otherwise help out. No experience is necessary as all sessions will be supervised by qualified coaches.

You can use the contact form on this site or email for further information. All coaches are Garda vetted and have completed the required coaching courses. 

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