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Bereavement - Gallagher

It is with deep sadness that club members have learned of the death of Conor Gallagher, son of long-standing club stalwart, Barbara Mahon. The prayers, sympathies and thoughts of all club members are with Conor’s family at this very sad time. Funeral arrangements are here
Suaimhneas síoraí dá anam dílis.

Boden men star for the Dubs

Congrats to Robbie McDaid and Ryan Basquel as the Dubs qualified for the O'Byrne Cup final with a penalty shoot out win over Meath in Parnell Park on Saturday. Both men impressed with Ryan scoring 0-4 from play and Robbie getting the Dubs' goal. This highly experimental Dublin side will now face Westmeath, impressive victors over Longford, in the decider at Parnell Park next Friday night (8.pm).


Club Hub Live in Ballyboden

Balls.ie will be live in the club next Wed eve to look at the season ahead.
Cork hurling legend Tomas Mulcahy, Dublin and Foxrock-Cabinteely's Sinead Goldrick & many more GAA personalities will be discussing the life of a club & intercounty player.
Tickets are free but to reserve a seat log onto https://www.eventbrite.ie/myevent?eid=54349755582. Over 16's only #SDclubhub #bodengaa
 


Léacht Caoga Bliain 2019


Ciorcal Cainte


Annual Dublin Seniors/Dub Stars Camogie

Congratulations to our own Martha O'Donoghue who had the honour of captaining Dublin Senior Camogie in their annual Dub Star match over Christmas. Report here


50th Anniversary Calendar now available

At the risk of annoying you on XMAS eve….

We have produced a lovely calendar commemorating the last 50 years …

If you're near the club over the next few days drop in and pick one up €5 (cost price) limited edition. Many thanks to Neil Buckingham, Sinead Ryan and John Kirwan for their work on this wonderful production. 50th year Book to follow mid 2019 and loads of activitiities planned for 2019…..

Gala in Citywest November 29th to complete the celebrations

www.ballybodenstendas.ie


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Camogie Team Managers - Season 2019

Applications are invited for the position of Team Manager for the forthcoming 2019 Season for the following Teams.

Senior A Team; Senior B Team; Senior C Team

Minor Team (This is an Autumn competition only)

All applications to be notified in writing (Confirmation of interest will be sufficient for the present. A meeting will be arranged with the Camogie Committee to discuss your application.)

Applications to be addressed to Camogie Secretary at the Club or by e-mail to Bodencamogie@gmail.com or to the Camogie Chairman danosullivan2@gmail.com

Application to be lodged as soon as possible but at the latest by 31st December 2018. 

Chairman

Camogie Section


Declan Maguire Tournament

The Annual Declan Maguire Touranment will take place on St. Stephen's Day at 11.30am in PUM. 

Hurlers will be given an opportunity to burn off some calories on St. Stephen's Day in the Annual Declan Maguire Tournament.  This is the 16th Anniversary of the Tournament.

The report below appeared on the Boden website in  January 2005.

The Second Annual Declan Maguire Memorial Trophy held in the club on St. Stephen's morning was a huge success with a total of over 44 players involved from either Firhouse or Rathfarnham. All the Maguire family were present - Ollie, Olive, Peter, Dermot, Gary, Paula and little Laura. Gary presented the trophy for a 2nd year in a row to Rathfarnham.  Rathfarnham"s Captain this year Emmet Carroll expressed the views of the whole hurling section when he said how much Declan was missed by everyone and how he would have loved a day like today, for the hurling, the camaraderie and the craic. He also thanked all the players involved, the family for their attendance and all who helped in feeding everyone afterwards.

The above report alludes to the fact that Rathfarnham had just won a two in a row.  Rumour has it that Firhouse have had the better in recent years but this is disputed!! Just to clarify matters your legality to play with a particular team depends on where you had your Christmas dinner... if you turn right leaving the club, you play with Rathfarnham...if you turn left, you play with Firhouse.   Let's hope that the numbers turn up on the morning to dust off the cobwebs, have the "craic" and remember one of our great players.

The Minor Match on the day will invlove the Over 35s and a Junior Selection. This game will commence at 10.30am.

Games are currently planned for PUM.  Keep an eye on the website for updates. 


Boden Theatre Group

The Boden Theatre Group is in the process of writing a show for Ballyboden St. Enda's 50th anniversary. We are looking for stories that people may have about the club, that will serve as inspiration. If anyone has stories that may contribute to the show, please contact Mick Keville at mickkkeville@yahoo.ie

The Boden Theatre would like to take everyone who came to see their latest play "Rumours". The show was a huge success and we look forward to welcoming you again in the spring for our next play called

"I Do Not Like Thee Dr. Fell".

Trip down memory lane with this photo from the first ever play put on by the drama group. It was in 2000 and it was staged in Sancta Maria. It was a series of one act plays and in this photo, from left to right is: Gerry Hogan, Theresa Lawless, Rose Sheridan, Nicola Codd and Sean Flynn. 

 


Vote for St.Colmcille Community School

St Colmcille Community School has been selected onto the shortlist of the Solar Schools competition and the public vote is now OPEN <http://www.foe.ie/energy>. 

You can see all the idea's and vote for your favourite idea at www.foe.ie/energy<http://www.foe.ie/energy>

Voting is now open for the competitions in Dublin, Limerick and Tipperary. The winning schools will receive solar panels designed and installed on the roof of their school, with a grant of 90% of the costs. One from each area will be chosen. The winning schools will be chosen from the results of the public vote, and our independent judging panel.
Voting closes in one week, so please vote!!!

  • Use the link above and click "Dublin competition".
  • Scroll down through the list and Vote for L - St Colmcille Community School
  • Press Submit

Adult Ladies Gala Dinner

Finishing off what has been a great year for Ladies sport in general and Boden Ladies Football in particular the club was delighted to host our three senior and three minor teams at a Gala evening in the club on Saturday 15th December at which the teams received their medals and the player of the year awards were handed out to the six successful girls. The club was decorated to the highest standards and a great night was had by all 120 players in attendance. The event was the section's way of saying thank you and well done to the teams and their mentors. 

Click here for more photos


Boden Blue Stars

Boden Blue Stars at the Award Ceremony on Friday afternoon. Congratulations to all the lads and well done to Paul Ryan who won Hurler of the year. Pictured at the awards: Ryan Basquell, Shane Durkin, Colm Basquell, Simon Lambert, Niall McMorrow, David O' Connor, Niall Ryan, Aidan Mellett and Paul Ryan. Not in photo: Conan Keaney and Aran Waters.


Team of the Month Awards

Representatives from the Hurling and Camogie Sections Collect Team of the Month Awards in the Green Isle Hotel on Thursday. Pictured at the awards: Dave Conway, Paul Doherty, Aoife Durkin, Aisling Gargan James Roche, Stephen O' Connor, John Ryan, James Madden, Stephen McDonald, Danny O' Connell and Eamonn Treacy


Minor Camogie Champions

Congratulations to our Minor A's on their Camogie Championship victory over Kilmacud on Sunday (report here)

 


League Crowns off great year for Senior Hurlers

Hurlers add League title to Championship success. Click here to read The Long Fella

Click here for photos..many thanks to John Kirwan


U15 Hurlers are Division One Runners up

Well done to our U15 Hurlers, beating County Champions Na Fianna on a wet and windy evening in Sancta Maria, thereby finishing runners up in Division One. Boden Abú!


Ladies Football All Star

Congratualtions to Senior Ladies Footballer Sinead Burke on her first All Star award after a terrific season with Galway. Well done Sinead


Christmas in Boden