Féile beckons!

Feile na nGael 2012

Dublin is hosting the national finals of Feile na nGael for the first time since 1982 on Thursday 5th, Friday 6th and Saturday 7th July. Kilmacud Crokes will have 2 hurling and 1 camogie team participating and are hosting teams from Buncrana, Co. Donegal, James Stephens of Kilkenny and Kilmessan, Co Meath. Plans are at an advanced stage for the event and we are appealing for members to help with the event and invite you to come and support our teams.

The outline of the weekend is as follows

Thursday 5th July


Reception in Glenalbyn for Buncrana, James Stephens and Kilmessan.


Camogie: Pairc de Burca: Kilmacud Crokes V Kilmessan

Hurling: Silverpark: Kilmacud Crokes 1 v James Stephens; Kilmacud Crokes 2 v Buncrana.


All teams depart Glenalbyn for Feile Parade which leaves Croke Park at 5pm to march to O Connell St

Friday 6th July

Kilmacud Crokes 1 hurling team will play the remaining group matches in St Vincent’s at PNU, commencing at 10.00.


Silverpark: Kilmacud Crokes 2 Hurlers and the Camogie team will play their group matches in Silverpark. 8 Matches are scheduled for 10.00, 11.00, 12.30, 1.30pm. Parking has been arranged courtesy of Leopardstown Racecourse in the near car park so that the venue will be car-free.


Pairc de Burca: There will be a hurling semi-final in Pairc de Burca. The camogie semi-final s will be played elsewhere, venue to be confirmed. The Club will then host an evening of entertainment for our guests, including music and a Barbeque.

Saturday 7th July

All finals to be played in Croke Park.

This should be a great weekend but cannot happen without the goodwill of our club members. We are conscious that these are working days for many so if anyone can spare a few hours it would be much appreciated. Please contact Anne Noctor, Brian Geraghty or Frances Herlihy if you are available to help with food preparation, cakes, sandwiches etc, serving food and stewarding at all venues.