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Celebrate Camogie 120

Tue 09th Jul

Tara Gleeson

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Camogie Fans Urged to Get Involved 

To coincide with The Camogie Association’s 120th anniversary, a host of events and activations will take place over the coming weeks. The first official camogie match after the formation of the National Governing Body  – The Camogie Association – was played on July 17th 1904 between Dublin clubs Keatings and Cúchulainns in Pairc Tailteann in Navan, Co. Meath.

120 Video – Paul Rouse by Camogie Association

 

Camán to 120 Commemorative blitzes

To celebrate the significance of this day, Camán to 120 Commemorative blitzes will take place (on July 17th) in Pairc Tailteann, Co. Meath, McHale Park, Co. Mayo and The Gaelic Grounds, Co. Limerick where over 3,000 U-12 players will participate.

Commemorative jerseys

Last month, The Camogie Association unveiled its 120th anniversary commemorative jerseys, in two bespoke designs. They are manufactured by O’Neill’s, and are available to purchase now from the link HERE.

The jersey prices start from €35 for children and €75 for adults. The aqua/lilac jersey is a fun and vibrant jersey design that encapsulates the spirit of the camogie community. Featuring the traditional camogie emblem that wraps from the front to back of jersey, with the 120-year anniversary logo on the left breast and upper back.

The dark grey/purple jersey – This jersey has a shattered effect with a multicoloured gradient inspired by the camogie logo. The jersey features a metallic camogie emblem on front left, with the 120-year anniversary logo on the left breast and upper back.

Camogie 120 Jersey by Camogie Association

 

Gala Dinner

A Gala Dinner will take place on July 20th at the Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny. Attendees can expect a wonderful night celebrating 120 years of The Camogie Association. Dinner will be followed by entertainment. A few remaining tickets are available from the link HERE

 

Camogie Club 120

Camogie Club 120 sees all Clubs celebrating 120 years of The Camogie Association from August 17th. Each club from across the island of Ireland as well as international clubs will celebrate Camogie in their own unique way. There will be prizes for the best activations. For more information on how to get involved, see the Club Manual HERE.

Camogie Club 120 Booklet by Camogie Association

Camogie Championships

It’s an exciting summer for The Camogie Association as the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Camogie Quarter Finals take place at Croke Park on 6/7 July. The semi-finals take place on 27th July with the finals taking place on August 11th. Tickets will be available from camogie.ie.

 

Brian Molloy Uachtarán of the Camogie Association said:

“Our UNESCO recognised national sport Camogie has been played in Ireland back through the mists of time, but 2024 is a particularly big year for the Camogie Association as we celebrate 120 years since our formation as a National Governing Body.

We have many plans to celebrate our 120 years including; our fabulous commemorative jersey and our Camán to 120 blitzes across the country, where we’ll have 3,000 under 12’s participate. It’s great to see so many young people take an interest in the game and we hope that continues to grow.

We’ll also host our own Gala Ball in the Lyrath Hotel in July and we’re inviting clubs internationally and across Ireland to take part in the 120 celebrations in their own unique way. Finally, we’re very much looking forward to this year’s final stages of the Glen Dimplex All-Ireland Camogie Championships.”

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