Club News

Camogie Ace O'Connor Truly Is One Of Cork's Gems

Thursday 22nd October, 2015


The Evening Echo Ladies Sport Star Awards recognises the best athletes on Leeside, and here Barbara O’Connell profiles one of our most talented, Gemma O’Connor. The camogie powerhouse had to cope with her beloved mother Ger’s illness, as she inspired Cork to glory this...

Cork GAA Clubs Draw 2015-16

Thursday 15th October, 2015


Cork GAA Clubs Draw 2015-16 The September/October Draws take place in Páirc Uí Rinn on 30th October at 9.00pm. Tickets cost €100 per annum with a guaranteed 45% contribution to the draw member’s club. The Draw has three aims -
Investment in games development and...

Cork GAA Clubs Draw & the Barrs

Wednesday 23rd September, 2015


The annual Cork GAA clubs draw will commence in October 2015. We currently have a membership of 345 subscribing and for this the club Executive are most appreciative. The benefits to the club are that with this number of contributors we receive on average 45% of each 100 euro. The benefits to the club...

Irish Times - Our star Intercounty Camogie player Gemma O Connor

Tuesday 22nd September, 2015


The Irish Times wrote an article on our star Intercounty camogie player Gemma O Connor Click here to read

My Club: Dublin Senior Hurling Manager Ger Cunningham

Tuesday 15th September, 2015


My Club by Arthur Sullivan
Sometimes your past and tradition can bring you down, but hopefully it can inspire people to try and be as successful as we were some years ago. Ger Cunningham In this week's My Club feature, we speak to Dublin senior hurling manager and Cork city native...

Junior Certificate Results

Wednesday 09th September, 2015


The club executive congratulates all our young players, who received their Junior Certificate results today.We ask that each of you will celebrate your success with care for both yourself and others and that you behave responsibly throughout the evening....

GAA-CH DUINE .... A vision for Inclusion

Tuesday 08th September, 2015


The GAA-CH DUINE initiative is a programme developed by the Healthy Club Committee in the Barr's. It is a 10 week programme of Gaelic football and hurling for those who feel unsuitable , uncomfortable or unable for mainstream sports. The aim is to create the opportunity for such young people to...

Barrs Golf Classic a great success

Wednesday 02nd September, 2015


The annual Barrs Golf classic was held on August 28th at Monkstown Golf Club and was an unqualified success. A total of 51 teams entered and the weather and excellent course condition made for a great day's sport and banter. We are indebted to all who participated, sponsored teams and tee boxes and we...

Leaving Certificate Results

Thursday 13th August, 2015


The club executive offers congratulations to all its young members and players who received their Leaving Certificate results yesterday. We also wish each one the very best as they consider their career and college options

Barrs Hurlers defeat fancied Bishopstown

Monday 03rd August, 2015


The senior hurlers defeated Bishopstown in the 3rd round of the County championship at Pairc Ui Rinn in miserable conditions . The full team and replacements are to be complimented on a skilfull and spirited display which was maintained for the full hour. There were eye catching performances from...

Annual Golf Classic Sponsored by Hegarty Financial Management -

Friday 24th July, 2015


The Barrs Annual Golf classic, on August 28th 2015, will once again be sponsored by Hegarty Financial Management. We are pleased that former player Jim Hegarty is once again associated with this major fundraising event and we acknowledge his company's continued generous support. Monkstown Golf...

Street Leagues Finals 2015

Wednesday 08th July, 2015


Check out our image gallery for excellent pictures which portray the great day had by our kids at the recent Street Leagues Finals day in the club

Ryan's Supervalu Barbecue for Street Leagues

Monday 29th June, 2015


Our street leagues concluded at the weekend with the various finals on Saturday. In the evening the annual Barbecue took place and despite some inclement weather all who attended had a most enjoyable evening in the club. Our sincere thanks and appreciation goes to Liam Ryan and his staff from his...

Healthy Club Initiative Launched

Wednesday 17th June, 2015


On the 27th May, Gerry Adams TD hosted the GAA Healthy Club Project Team from Croke Park in the Dáil to brief Oireachtas members. The briefing was presented by Colin Reagan, the GAA Community and Health Manager. He was accompanied by colleagues Stacey Cannon, Emmet Haughian, Brid Traynor and...

State Examinations

Wednesday 03rd June, 2015


The Executive wishes all our players in the Minor, Underage, and Camogie sections the very best wishes and good luck in the Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate examinations which commence today. We also extend our best wishes to the children of club members. Go n-eiri go geal le gach baill de...

Big Weekend in Hurling & Football

Thursday 28th May, 2015


The coming weekend will be a busy one for players mentors and in particular supporters. Our u14 hurlers will contest the CountyPremier hurling final in Ballinlough against our long time north side rivals Glen Rovers. Throw in is 3.00 pm Later that evening we play Aghada in round 2 of the SFC in...

Minor Section Mid- Season Update

Thursday 14th May, 2015


We take a break from official Rebel Og league and championship fixtures for the current season now, as the State Examinations beckon. Our non exam fixtures in both hurling and football commence this week for the lads who are not engaged in exams and below we provide an update on the league and...

National Health & Wellbeing Conference

Wednesday 29th April, 2015


The second National Health and Wellbeing Conference was held in Croke Park on Saturday, March 21. In his address, Aogán O’Fearghaill, Uachtarán CLG, stated that since its formation the GAA has been in the business of health. Conor Cusack’s keynote address truly inspired the...

Féile Victory Report

Thursday 23rd April, 2015


Féile na n Gael Champions. It has a nice ring to it doesn’t it. However, the story of this Féile success started the week previous with the qualifying games. Blarney, Bride Rovers, Inniscarra and Valley Rovers were all dispatched on Saturday April 11th. Sunday saw us in the quarter...

Under- 8 News

Thursday 16th April, 2015


As you know we made great progress last with each boy making significant strides in acquiring the necessary skills, knowledge and attitude to develop into an accomplished hurler and footballer. This year the team is participating in the Rebel Og competitions at under 8 level which are...

Lord Mayor Launches the John Gildea sponsored walk

Wednesday 15th April, 2015


Lord Mayor Cllr Mary Shields Launches the John Gildea sponsored walk for St Finbarr’s GAA & Pieta House Our esteemed club member Cllr Mary Shields, Lord Mayor of Cork, today in City Hall, officially launched the John Gildea sponsored walk, with a variety of club members and guests...

Old Players Reunion

Friday 10th April, 2015


The photo (below) was taken, we think in 1974, at a reunion of old players. Unfortunately, the names of the men were not recorded. Some are known, but at this remove, quite a number are not. We would love to be able to put names on all of those men who played with our Club in the past and who did their bit to...

Fashion Show

Wednesday 25th March, 2015


The recent Fashion Show in the club was a resounding success and we acknowledge the excellent work of our subcommittee that put the great package together and who so effectively managed a busy and exhilarating night of fashion, high jinks and real Barrs glamour. Our co hosts Barbara o’ Connell...

Connie Neenan and Clem Foley

Thursday 19th March, 2015


In 1970 New York GAA was on a high and it’s hurling and football teams were equal to the best Ireland could offer. The hurlers had never won the League but in 1970 this looked set to change. They met with Cork, the ‘Home’ League Champions, and Cork won the first game in Gaelic Park by three...

Fundraising Committee does Trojan Work

Thursday 12th March, 2015


Our fundraising committee continues to do trojan work in providing much needed finance for the many playing activities in Hurling, Football and Camogie. We also contribute to a range of charities whom we partner with in all our fundraising ventures. In 2014 we provided financial support for Irish...