Club News

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...

Club executive is seeking support

Thursday 12th March, 2015

The club executive is seeking the support of club members, families and friends who may have memorabilia such as photographs, match reports, programmes etc. It is our intention to gather together material from over the decades and in the near future to develop a museum / archive which will provide...