Club News

Book Launch

On Friday the 13th October, Daingean GAA will lauch their book "The History of Daingean GAA 1889-2014" written by Sean McEvoy.
The launch will take place in Bord na Mona O'Connor park at 8pm. There will be guest speakers on the night and light refreshments.


















Annual General Meeting

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Daingean GAA AGM was cancelled last week.
The Daingean GAA AGM will take place in the town hall this Friday at 8pm(25th November).
Can all members please make arrangements to attend


















Daingean play Shannon Bridage in the Semi-Final of the Intermediate Championship this Friday evening at 6:30pm in O'Connor Park, Tullamore.
Please come support the lads in their bid to make the Final



















Annual General Meeting

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Daingean GAA AGM was cancelled last week.
The Daingean GAA AGM will take place in the town hall this Friday at 8pm.
Can all members please make arrangements to attend


















There are two crucial fixtures for the week ahead. The Junior C team host Bracknagh this Friday at 6:45. On Saturday evening in Edenderry the intermediates play Clonbullogue at 6:30. Both games are vital and if we can record 2 wins both teams will be in the semi-final of their respective competitions.



















Deepest Sympathies

Daingean GAA would like to extend their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Mick Keating.
Mick played in the maroon and white of Daingean for many years and is a former Chairman of the Club.
He was a great Stalwart of the Club and was always there to support the team throughout the years
His Funeral takes place on Friday at 11AM
May he Rest in Peace





















Intermediate Championship

Daingean play their first match in this years Championship this Thursday evening (21st) against Shannonbridge. The match will be played in Tubber and throw in is at 8pm



Junior C Championship

Daingean face Cappincur in the Junior C Championship on Sunday the 24th. Thrown is at 6:30pm in Daingean































Deepest Sympathies

Daingean GAA would like to extend their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Ambrose Hickey.
Ambrose played at the highest level for both club and county for many years and was part of the Daingean Minor team that won the championship in 1962.
He was also part of the successful Daingean team that won the Senior Championship in 1965.
As part of the county setup he had the honour of starting for Offaly in the All Ireland final in 1969, and also won a leinster medal with Offaly juniors in 1972.
He was caretaker of the field for the last number of years and was always on hand if anyone needed anything done. He will be missed by many.

May he Rest in Peace




















u21 County Final

Best of luck to St. Vincents in the u21 County Final tomorrow against St Patricks. We know you'll do the parish proud.
The ball throws in at 6:30pm in O'Connor park, all support would be greatly appreciated


















March 17th

Daingean Gaa are holding a table quiz in the Gaelic Bar Daingean on Friday March 18th, starting at 9.30 pm sharp.
At the interval there will be a special performance by the current Offaly and Leinster Champions in Instrumental music, Patricia Colgan, Shauna McGarrigle,Emma Bracken, Ian O' Connor and Ciana McGarrigle.
All funds raised on the night will help fund the costs of reaching the All Ireland Finals in Killarney on April 2nd.
Table of 4 costs €20, all support appreciated


















25th December

The Annual Married vs Singles game will take place on Sunday the 27th at 3pm. This year, the Over 30's will play the under 30's in what is sure to be an entertaining game


















4th November

Dates for Your Diary
On Saturday 5th December, Daingean GAA will host a presentation night in Castlebarna Golf Club to celebrate the 1965 Championship winning team. The event throws in at 8pm.

Daingean GAA will be holding an end of year Christmas Party Night in the Tullamore Court Hotel on Nov 28th at 8pm. Tickets are limited and cost €30 per person. Please contact any committee member for ticket information.











20th October


Congratulations to our Parish Neighbours Cappincur on winning the Intermediate Championship.
Well Done.















7th October

Deepest Sympathies

Daingean GAA would like to extend their deepest sympathies to the Family and Friends of Adam Mangan who died tragically at the weekend.
Adam was a fantastic sportsman and inspiration to all who knew him.
May he Rest in Peace.














16th September

Intermediate Championship Semi-Final

Daingean have reached the semi-final of this years Intermediate Championship where they will face Erin Rovers for the chance to reach this Years Intermediate Final.
We encourage anyone who is free Friday night to come suppport the lads. After winning the Junior A last year. the team have battled hard to get this far and need all support possible.
Throw in is at 08:00pm.













16th March

u21 Championship

St Vincents face Tullamore in the u21 Championship Final on St Patricks Day. This is St Vincents 2nd consecutive Final having captured the trophy last year. The match starts at 3pm and all support is greatly appreciated.













14th February

Daingean AGM

Daingean's AGM will take place on Wednesday the 18th of February at 8pn in the Town Hall. Nomination Forms for committee members for the upcoming year are available from Pauric Keating, David Feely or Brendan Donagher













29th January

Daingean GAA Dinner

After the hugely successful year that was 2014, Daingean GAA have their Dinner Dance on Saturday the 31st of January.
Tickets are available from members of the committee for what should be a hugely entertaining night













25th December

Merry Christmas

Daingean GAA would like to wish everyone a Happy Christmas and prosperous New Year
Also don't forget the annual Married vs Singles match which takes place on St Stephen's Day at 2:30pm. There will be mulled wine, sandwiches and selection boxes for the kids if you can brave the elements and support the lads.













7th November

Leinster Championship

All roads lead to Carlow this weekend when Daingean play Ballon of Carlow at 2:30pm on Sunday. Anyone that can make the trip to see the team through what should be a tough encounter, your support would be much appreciated.















13th October

Junior A Final

Congratulations to the players and management on a hard fought and well deserved win yesterday. Everyone in the town is extremely proud of you.














4th October

Junior C Final Photos

As a buildup to the big Game next weekend, where Daingean feature in their 2nd Final of the year. Click Here for some photos from the C Championship win













23th September

Championship Semi-Final Replay

After last weeks gruelling encounter, Daingean once again face Clonmore Harps this Friday Night at 7:30pm in Geashill. All support is greatly appreciated













18th September

Championship Semi-Final

Daingean play Clonmore Harps this Saturday in O Connor Park at 3pm. This is a great chance for Daingean to make their 2nd Final this year, all support will be greatly appreciated to drive the team on.













3rd August

Big Red Barn

This weekend sees Daingean GAA celebrate 125 years with a weekend of entertainment. It all kicks off this Friday Night with Ruaile Buaile at 9pm.
Micky Harte will be in attendance on Saturday to commemorate the occasion, and on Sunday the All Ireland Final will be shown live in the Big Red Barn













Daingean play Ballinagar in the quarter final of the championhip this Sunday morning at 11:30 in O'Connor Park. Please come and support the team in what sure to be tough encounter with our neighbours.












12th August

Junior A Championship
Daingean play Clonbullogue in their last group game this Saturday in Clonbullogue at 5:30pm. A win would see Daingean through to the Semi-Final so please come and support the lads












2nd August

Championship Final
Next Saturday the 9th of August, Daingean play Lusmagh in the Junior C Final.
This match is in O Connor Park at 3:30.
Please come and support the team.












3rd July

Junior C Championship
Daingean will play Lusmagh tomorrow evening in Lusmagh at 8pm. This is the last game of the group stage with a win for Daingean putting them straight through to a final, anyone who can make the long trip to Lusmagh to support the team, it would be greatly appreciated.












28th June

League Semi-Final
Daingean will play Raheen in the Division 2 Semi-Final tomorrow morning at 12pm in Bracknagh. This is the 2nd Year in a row Daingean have reached the Semi-Finals of the League, all support would be greatly appreciated.











Junior C Championship
Daingean will play bracknagh in Daingean on Thursday the 26th at 8pm











21st June

Training
After the Good win last week against Tullamore, training continues this Tuesday night at 8pm.

Junior C Championship
Daingean will play bracknagh in Daingean on Thursday the 26th at 8pm











7th June

Training
Lads, training at 10am in the morning, training starts at 10 so be ready to go at 10.

"Sometime a clean slate is exactly what we need, focusing on the new beginning may serve us better than obsessing about the reason the slate got wiped in the first place"











2nd June

Congratulations
Daingean GAA would like to congratulate David and Claire who got married on Saturday.
We wish them all the best in their future together, and we hope to see Walshie back on the football field when he's allowed out again.







23rd May

Championship Football - Round 2
Daingean's 2nd match of the championship which was due to be against Ballycumber tonight has been called off as Ballycumber could not field a team.

Daingean's Junior C team will play Walsh Island this Sunday morning in Walsh Island at 12:00.







5th May
Championship Football
Daingean kick off their assault on the 2014 Junior A Championhip this Wednesday night in Daingean against Ferbane.
Theses two teams also met last year in the 1st match of the championship with Ferbane winning by a point. This is surely to be a closely contested match and all support will be greatly appreciated. The match throws in at 7.30pm.

Daingean's Junior C team also play their first match of the championship Saturday evening in Daingean against Doon at 7.30pm












6th March

League Matches
Training continues tomorrow evening at 8pm in the field.
Also this weekend, there is a division 2 match against Shannonbridge in Shannonbridge at 4pm on Saturday.
On Sunday in Division 4 of the league, Daingean play Ballycumber at 12:00 in Daingean









30th January

Training
Training for the year ahead resumes this Sunday at 11:00, all players who have intentions of playing football for the year ahead must be present.
Remember lads, "the longest journey starts with the first step". That step is 11:00am, Sunday Morning in the field







24th December

St Stephens Day
The Annual St Stephen's Day match takes place at 3:30. All players both past and present are encouraged to tog out for what is sure to be a feast of footballing action.
As a prelude to this, the u12 team will be playing at 2pm, please turn up to support the future stars of the parish






Thursday 28th November

St Vincents AGM
The St Vincents AGM is being held tomorrow night(29th) in the old school. Mentors and trainers, for the following year will be decided upon so anyone interested in getting involved, please be in attendance. Thanks









Monday 28th October

Who Wants to be a Thousandaire
Daingean Community Centre presents "Who wants be a Thousandaire" this Saturday in the Tullamore Court Hotel.
The show starts at 8pm and ticket price is 15euro.











Tuesday 15th October

St Vincents u16 Final
Re-scheduled for this coming Saturday October 19th at 12:30PM in O'Connor Park. Best of luck to all involved.

Tuesday 25th September

St Vincents
Daingean GAA would like to wish the u16's the very best of luck in the County Final.
St Vincents play Ferbane at 12:30 on the 5th of October in O Connor Park. We encourage everyone to attend on the day and support our parish team.








Thursday 5th September

Championship Quarter Final
Daingean will play Ballycommon tomorrow evening(6th) at 18:45 in Croghan. This is the knockout stages of the Championship and all support will be needed in what's sure to be a tough encounter against our parish neighbours.

Daingean 1-7 Gracefield 0-15
A battling and spirited Daingean performance was not enough to overcome a very strong Gracefield senior team in the division 2 league semi-final in Rhode last Thursday evening. Gracefield got the opening couple of scores of the game against a Daingean side unbeaten at home in all competitions so far this year. Jamie Hayes responded with Daingeans opening score and a long range Jamie McCabe point reduced the deficit further. Gracefield increased there advantage just before the break with a series of unanswered points to leave Daingean trailing by 5 points at the break. Daingean continued to battle hard in the second half with a David Feely goal and Charlie Hayes point reducing the deficit to 3 points. A monster Karl Slattery point however increased Gracefields advantage once again and they went on to win by 5 points.

Monday 26th August

League 2 Semi-Final
Daingean will play Gracefield in the semi-final of the Division 2 League this Thursday(26th) in Rhode.Throw in is at 7:00pm
This will be a tough test against a strong Senior team and all support will be much appreciated






Monday 20th August

Junior A Championship
Daingean won the last two group games over the weekend and can now look forward to the quarter finals of the championship. Dates and opponents to follow









Sunday 11th August

Junior A Championship
Daingean will play the last two group games this week.
Tuesday evening they play Ballycumber in Ballycumber at 7:30pm.
Then next Saturday(17th), they will play Rhode at 7:30pm.
Daingean need to win both games to ensure qualification for the quarter finals and all support would be greatly appreciated






5km Fun Run
Next Sunday, the 23rd of June, there is 5km Fun Run in aid of Daingean Community Development at 12:00. It's 10 euro for entry and registration is from 10:30 in the football field.
There will be refreshments afterwards for all runners.

Junior A Championship
Daingean will play Clonmore Harps in the 3rd round of championhip next Friday night at 7:30. The match is in Clonmore and all support would be appreciated


Monday 20th May

Molesworth Street Playground
Congratulations to everyone who performed in "Strictly Come Dancing" at the weekend, it was obvious from the High Standard of the performances that alot of hard work had being put in the weeks leading up to it, well done to everyone once again.
Weekend Football
Daingean had a good win over Gracefield Saturday evening in the 2nd round of the Junior A Championship.
However the B team lost by 6 points to Kinnity in their opening championship match.
On Wednesday night Daingean face St Rynaghs in Division 2 of the league, the match kicks off at 8pm







Weekend Away
Daingean had their Annual Social Outing last weekend in Oranmore, a great weekend was had by all who attended, many thanks to Rachel, Tracy, Amanda and Maria for organising everything.










Training
Reminder to all that training continues every Tuesday and Friday nights in the school at 19:50 and on Sunday mornings at 10:00










Monday 7th January

Lotto
Congratulations to Martin Doherty who scooped the Jackpot of 15,600. The winning numbers were: 7,12,14,22
The Reserve jackpot now comes into affect and next weeks lotto will be worth 7,200
The club would like to thank all the ticket sellers for their hard work throughout the year







Friday 19th October
Fundraising Night

Daingean Community Center fundraising night this Saturday the 20th in the blackthorn. A night of turf turning, sheep shearing, music and craic. Anyone interested in entering a team of 5 please contact Liam(0864010489) or Niall(0872338188)









Thursday 20th September
Championship Semi-Final
Daingean play Kilcormac in the Semi-Final of the championship this Friday night at 8pm in Gracefield. This will be the second time the teams have met this year and all support would be greatly appreciated to help the Daingean progress through to the Final for the second year running.









Thursday 13th September
Bereavement
The club would like to extend their deepest sympathies to the family of Kevin O' Reilly who sadly, has passed away at this time.
Kevin was a long time supporter of the club and such was his interest that throughout the years he could be found at every Daingean Match and many a training session. His note taking of the matches for the weekly papers always had a positive spin even when the displays didn't match his optimism
He will be missed by all
May he rest in peace




Monday 10th September
Recent Bereavement
The club would like to extend sympathies to the Palmer family on their recent bereavement.



Wednesday 5th September

The GAA Championship enters the Quarter Finals Stages for Daingean this weekend when they face Clonmore Harps.
The match is in Walsh Island at 11:30am on Sunday.
As this match is knock-out, all support would be greatly appreciated as the team try to make the Semi-Finals.






Saturday 11th August

Pictures from the Fun Run are now available here
Daingean play Raheen tomorrow in the football field at 12:00pm. All support would be greatly appreciated.

Wednesday 11th July

The Fun Run at the weekend had a great turnout with over 100 people taking part, well done to all who participated in the event and many thanks to all who officiated on the day.

Thursday 28th June

The Junior B Championship starts for Daingean on Sunday with a match against Tullamore in Daingean at 3pm, all support would be appreciated.

Saturday 23rd June

Daingean will play the 2nd match in the group stage of the championship against Ballycumber tomorrow in Daingean. The match throws in at 12:00.

Tuesday 5th June

Congratulations to Eddie and Cora Greene who got married at the weekend. Daingean GAA would like to wish them all the best for the future.











Thursday 24th May
Championship Time
Daingean kick off the the first match of the Championship campaign this Saturday evening against Ballycommon in Ballycommon. The match starts at 7pm and all support for would be greatly appreciated.











Wednesday 11th April
*****Last Man Standing*****
Only 4 people remain after the final round of games, to see if you are one of the GAA Experts still standing click here

Friday 6th April
Weekend Matches
Daingean have two matches in Divison 3 of the league this weekend, on Saturday, Daingean play Rhode in Daingean at 3:30. On Monday, Daingean make the trip to Ferbane and the match throws in at 4:40.
Tuesday 27th March
*****Last Man Standing*****
Last Man Standing Results after week 6 can be viewed here



Wednesday 21th March
*****Last Man Standing*****
To view if you're still standing after week 5 click here

Wednesday 21th March
*****Last Man Standing*****
To view if you're still standing after week 5 click here

Dirty Old Town
RTE are coming to Daingean on Saturday to film an episode of "Dirty Old Town", anyone who is available to help clean and improve the image of the town, please contact Brendan Donagher or Lena Hayes.


Wednesday 14th March
*****Last Man Standing*****
To see if you're still in the running after week 4 click here

Thursday 8th March
Dungarvan Trip
Daingean had a very successful social outing in Dungarvan two weeks ago, with ex GAA President Sean Kelly making a special gueest appearance and wishing the club the best for the future, Pictures from that weekend can be viewed here



*****Last Man Standing*****
To see if you're still in the running after week 3 click here



Monday 20th February
The club would like to extend their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Sean Carey who died last week. May he rest in peace.




Monday 13th February
*****Last Man Standing*****
There were some big upsets in the league this week which led to quite a few casualties in this round of the Last Man Standing Competition, to see if you survived click here


Wednesday 8th February
*****Last Man Standing*****
To see how many people are still standing after week 1 - click here

Monday 30th January
Daingean had their first training session of the year last Friday night, there was a strong turnout for such an early start to year,and with the league starting next weekend, continous good turnouts will needed to ensure both teams retain their division 2 and 3 status.


Tuesday 20th December
The Annual Married and Singles match will again take place this year on St Stephens's Day. The event, as per the last couple of years will be fancy dress, so get your costumes ready.


Saturday 26th October
The club are organising a social outing to Dungarvan in Co. Waterford on the weekend of the 24th and 25th of February. This is a club event rather than a players outing and is open to everyone.
The cost will be €95 pps for 2 nights accomodation at the Park Hotel in Dungarvan which includes breakfast on both mornings and a four course evening meal on the Saturday night.
For more information on this event please contact Stephen Burns, Pauric Keating or James Keating.


Tuesday 25th October

Congratulations to Cappincur on winning the Junior A Championship at the weekend, the club would like to wish them the best of luck representing Offaly in the Leinster championship

Saturday 15th October

County Final

Daingean will play Cappincur in the Junior A Final next Saturday the 22nd of October at 3:00pm in O'Connor Park. This is a huge day for the club and all support would be greatly appreciated.












Saturday 08th October

The club would like to extend their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Peter McCormack who died during the week.



Peter was an integral part of the Daingean team who won two Senior Championships in the 60's.

May he rest in Peace
















Wednesday 5th October

Daingean will play Kilcormac Killoughey in the Semi-Final of the Championship this Saturday evening at 4:30pm in Gracefield.

Wednesday 28th September

Daingean will play their quarter final against Tullamore this Saturday evening at 5:30pm in Gracefield. All support would be much appreciated.

Monday 19th September

Commiserations to St.Vincents on losing the u14 final at the weekend. However both players and management can be look back on the year with pride after winning the Offaly Feile competition. Congratulations to all involved and keep up the good work for the future.

Saturday 20th July

Daingean travelled to Ballycumber yesterday evening for the second last match of the group stage, Ballycumber played much the better football in the 1st half and Daingean were lucky to go into the half time break level, however in the 2nd half, Daingean took control and ranout 7pt winners


Sunday 7th July

In the Junior B Championship, Daingean drew with Tullamore last night in Daingean, this draw ensures that Daingean qualify for the Quarter Final stages.
However more effort is needed by all players as we enter the Knockout stages of the championship to have any hope of progressing

Daingean GAA would like to thank all who attended "Take me Out" in the Blackthorn last Saturday Night, a great show was put on by all contestants, pictures of the night can be viewed here.




Sunday 24th July

Daingean drew with Clara in the 4th group game of the Junior A Championhip. In the Junior B championship, Daingean lost out to Kinnity
Wednesday 20th July

Daingean played the Division 3 league final against Ballycumber on Monday night in Kinnity. On what was a close contest throughout, Ballycumber won on a scoreline of 10pts to Daingean's 9pts. Hard luck to all involved but it was great to see the team contest the Final, considering they only got promoted last year.



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