Commemorative Oak Tree Bogies

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

In a ceremony in the Bogies on Friday the 9 March Dublin City Council Parks Department planted a Irish Oak tree in memory to Conor Hickey and Pradigh McGilvery. Both were team mates with Naomh Fionnbarra GAA and died in terrible  circumstances.

The photograph is of the two families and Cllr Seamus McGratten representing Naomh Fionnbarra GAA Club.

Venue Change for Weekend Matches

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

There is a change of venue for two of the matches on Sunday. The second adult team are playing in Long Medows at 11 0 clock on Sunday morning. The Minor footballers are playing at 10 o’clock at the same venue. Inter team and under 15 playing in the Bogies.

Irish Dancing Classes

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Ailish McGrath runs a number of dance and music classes in the club. If you’re interested in attending then please contact Ailish on the club reception 01 868 6209. Details of the classes are below:

Sean-nos Dancing Classes : Tuesdays, 8-9pm
Beginners Sean-nos : Thursdays, 8-9pm
Tin Whistle classes : Tuesdays, 7-8pm

Please note that classes do not normally take place over school holidays.

 

Senior Citizens Christmas Party

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Over two nights 400 senior citizens from the area and club enjoyed their first taste of the festive seaon as they enjoyed two nights of music and food in the club house.

The club committee want to thank all the volunteers who helped on the two nights and the committee who organised the event.

Presentation Night 2011

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Over 180 players and members packet the Carton Hotel in Tyrrelstown last Friday week for our annually presentation night. A minutes silents was held after news came filtering in about the tragic events that had happened in Cabra a hour before the start of the proceedings.

Our two winning teams were presented with their awards for their achievement of winning the division seven league in football and winning the 2011 Senior B Hurling Championship.

We also invited three special Dublin football and hurling legends for a special presentation to them from the club and the community of Cabra for their special achievements in winning All Ireland medals and managing the senior hurling and football teams over the years.

Sean Moyles, Mickey Whelan and Paddy Holden were given a great Finbars welcome as they were presented with their presentation by our club chairman Noel Paget. The three honorees then presented our teams with their medals for their wins in 2011.

The other presentations went to:

Club man of the year – Naill Brady
Senior hurler of the year – Brendan Quinn
Senior footballer of the year - Paul Tunner Jr
Division 7 player of the year – Billy Hyland
Junior hurler of the year second team - Eoin Forgerty
Third hurling team player of the year - Nial Brady
Third football team player of the year - Stephen O’Farrell
Senior camogie player of the year - Siobhan Kehoe

Teams Chistmas Party Santa arrives at Fionnbarrs 2011

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

Over 250 children aged from eighteen months to eleven years welcomed Santa to Cabra on Saturday. Plenty of music and fun was had by all in the clubs gym.

Special thanks to all the juvenile committee, mentors and helpers who put on a great show.

Fionnbarrs – Conor Hickey

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

The club want to thank all the committees ,mentors, players, supporters and other G.A.A clubs for all their great support to us and Conors family over the last week.

To John Costello, Dublin County Bord secretary, the teachers and pupils  of Gaelscoil Bharra, Colaiste Mhuir,the youth workers of J.P.P, Paul O’Farrell of C.D.P, the local clergy, the Guards, the local people and neighbours of St Attracta Road, all your support helped us through the last week.

To the Hickey and Flynn families you have been a credit to Connor. Lets try over the next coming months to keep the family in our thoughts and prayers. The club will be announcing a benefit night in a few weeks in honour of Connor and his family.

(Photograph courtesy of Cyril Byrne, Irish Times, Dec 9 2011 )

John Gilligan Cabra Boxer R.I.P

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

We send our condolences to the family of John Gilligan who died yesterday. John was from Carnlough Road and won many All Ireland boxing titles as well as wearing the green for Ireland on many occasions.

Ar deis go raibh a n-anim.

Sam Maguire Coming Soon

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

The Sam Maguire Cup & winning Dublin players visit Naomh Fionnbarra on the 25th October. After visiting all the schools in Cabra that morning, the club gets our chance to greet Sam. More details to follow shortly.

In the mean time you can confirm attendance at this event on our Facebook page by visiting the event we have set up.

Confirm your attendance here

U16′s go Fishing in Howth

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

The club want to thank Phil Whelan, Ciaran Kehoe, John Byrne, Stephen Brown, John Brown for giving their time to bring the first under 16 group out fisning on a trawler in Howth last night. Everybody had a great night!! Second group go next week.