Shillelagh notes week March 27th

Free art and music workshop for children

Thursday March 30th 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Location : Shillelagh Courthouse

Come help us to fill the Courthouse in Shillelagh with art and music! You are welcome to drop in anytime between 2:30pm and 4:30pm and stay as long as you like. Facilitated by Cressida Lynch and Ríona Sally Hartman. 

All materials provided. All children under 12 years old welcome, must be accompanied by an adult. 

This is a pilot workshop for a series of workshops that we will deliver in schools in South and West Wicklow. If you’d like us to come give a workshop in your school free of charge please get in touch. 

Presented by The Courthouse Arts Centre Outreach Programme. 


Shillelagh Community Tidy Towns 

Shillelagh community Tidy Towns are doing great work meeting on Saturday mornings at 11am. Everyone is welcome to come join in and help.  

You can find Shillelagh Community Tidy Towns group on facebook. 

Shillelagh Coolboy GAA club notes 

24 Hour Walkathon  

Our big fundraiser for this year is upon us! We Start our 24 hour walkathon this Saturday the 1st April at 10am on the Fairgreen.  Each group will walk with their leader for an hour, every hour, on the hour –  finishing at 10am Sunday morning.    

We have assigned leaders for each  hour but we are looking for as many walker as possible to join in on the day (players, parents and families all welcome) a sponsorship card will be given to each walk priory to the event from a leader or committee member or you can just come along on the day and join in.

If you are not available on the day you can still help by getting a sponsorship card from a leader and help them on their way or you can donate directly on our Go Fund Me page – the link for this is available on our Facebook page,  on the team’s WhatsApp group or from any leader.  

A massive thanks to them all for volunteering their time.  

The monies raised will go towards the running cost of the club and equipment for our new gym room which is well underway.


Membership is now due for Senior and Juvenile players.   It is vitally important to prioritise your registration to ensure you are insured in the event of an injury.  You can register online on Foireann (www, or you can now download the Foireann app to your phone,  Please ensure you select Shillelagh Coolboy as your club.

Junior A League Campaign

Our Junior A team were out last Saturday in Coolafancy in the 2nd round of the division 2 League showing a fine display of football beating Ballinacor with a decisive scoreline of 4-14 to 2-06 . Well done lads.  Their next match will be in Dunlavin this Saturday 1st April at 4pm, why not come along and show your support.

Congratulations to Teige Ryan, Tomacork, who was our February Euromillions Syndicate winner of €100.

Gravel Kickers with JImmy will continue every Friday and Tuesday at 7pm at the Fairgreen why not come along and join in a walk\run at your own pace. (non club members are always welcome)

Health Clubs Programme

As the 30th March is Mental Health Day  webinars for Coaches and parents have been organised  also  a talk for our Under 13’s and under 15’s and are hosted by Jigsaw.  Please check the facebook page for information on how to log in to the webinar. Dates are as follows:  

29th March     One Good Coach at 6pm – Webinar

29th March     Time to Talk  U13’s at  6pm  –  U15’s at 7.30pm  Talk in Tinahely Hall

30th March     One Good Parent at 7.30pm  – Webinar

Facebook Pages:   We have two very well managed  facebook pages,  they are Shillelagh-Coolboy Gaa Club & Shillelagh Coolboy Healthy Club Project.  Make sure you give them a follow to keep up to date on all club events and information. 

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