Monthly Archives: April 2016

Patsy McGurk: A Great Life Remembered

April 29th, 2016 | Latest News

Earlier this year we lost our Club President and true Gaelic stalwart Patsy McGurk. We were honoured when the ‘Irish News’ published this tribute to Patsy in their ‘Lives Remembered’ feature: Above all a family man, Patsy McGurk was also staunchly a Catholic, a farmer, a Gael, a Kildress man, a Pioneer, a pipe music […]

Football in Kildress 125 Years Ago

April 29th, 2016 | Uncategorized

Thanks to Dr Dónal McAnallen of the Cardinal O’Fiaich Library and Archive, we’ve come across this report in the ‘Belfast Morning News’ of 4 March 1891 of a Gaelic football match played here all of 125 years ago: GAELIC FOOTBALL THE SHAMROCKS (DUNAMORE) v THE SHAMROCKS (NO 2, TULNACROSS). This match came off on the […]

‘Gaelic Life’ Looks at Kildress

April 29th, 2016 | Latest News

On 3 September 2013 our Club was delighted to feature as the ‘Gaelic Life’ Club of the Week. Here’s what they said about us:   Nestled deep in the heart of the Tyrone countryside, it would be easy to dismiss Kildress as ‘just another rural GAA club.’ But the truth of the matter is that […]