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22/07/2008 11:47:38
m_the_d
County: All
Posts: 704

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Hello all, I'm looking for the exact location(address/gps/googlemap/co-ords/etc) of the following clubs pitches to add to a Google Earth map of all clubs in the country:

Some of the following may be dual clubs with seperate names for the GFC and HC, but share the same pitch.

Abbey Rovers GFC, Awbeg Rangers GFC, Ballyhea Rangers GFC, Ballyhea HC, Ballyphehane GFC, Banteer HC, Brian Dillons, Burton Rovers HC, Buttevant HC, Castletownroche HC, Charleville HC, Churchtown GFC, Deel Rovers GFC, Delanys, Dripsey, Fr O'Callaghans, Glanmire GFC, Glanworth GFC, Glen Rovers HC, Glenbower Rovers GFC, Glenlara GFC, Gortroe GFC, Grange GFC, Gurranbraher GFC, Harbour Rovers HC, Kilbree HC, Killeagh HC, Kilmeen GFC, Knockscovane GFC, Lough Rovers, Lyre GFC, Macroom, Meelin HC, Milford HC, Rathluirc Rovers GFC, Rochestown GFC, St Nicholas GFC, Shandun Rovers HC, Youghal.
22/07/2008 12:26:34
bennybunny
County: Cork
Posts: 2291

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Hi M and D. I am not sure what sort of help you are looking for as I could not get on to your site. Some of those clubs are dual clubs.

Abbey Rovers (F) and Castletownroche (H) - Castletwonroche is a village
Gurranebraher (F) and Shandon Rovers (H) - Gurranebraher is an area on the Northside (they have no pitch-play only away games).

Rathluirc Rovers (F) and Charleville (H) - Charleville town-on the edge of the twon, Cork side.
Delaneys (H+F) - Kilbarry, Dublin Hill, Cork. (northside of the city)
St Nicholas (F) and Glen Rovers (H) - Ballincolly Road, Dublin Hill (northside of city)
Knockscovane (F) and Meelin (H) - meelin village
Awbeg Rangers (F) and Buttevant (H) - town of Buttevant.
22/07/2008 13:00:22
m_the_d
County: All
Posts: 704

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I haven't published anything yet, so what I'm doing isn't 'out there' as such.

Finding GAA pitches is relatively easy in country areas as there is usually only the one pitch in a village. The City areas such as Cork are more difficult, as there are pitches everywhere, and not being familiar with the area, I don't know who plays where.

In Avondhu and Shandun, there seem to be a lot of sister clubs, ie one for football, and one for hurling. For a lot of them I'm not sure if they have one pitch or two.
12/08/2008 14:32:31
m_the_d
County: All
Posts: 704

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There are a few in Cork I am still stuck on:

Avondhu: Grange GFC - around Fermoy somewhere, but I can't find it.

Duhallow: Glenlara GFC - near Taur? can't find it.

Imokilty: Youghal - can't find it.

Muskery: Dripsey - new club, new pitch?, Macroom - is pitch in castle grounds or off Sleaveen Road?

Shandun: having the most problems here, so many pitches, unsure of which clubs are from where.
Ballinure - Estuary Drive? New pitches in Mahon, who plays where?
St Michaels GFC - new Pitches in Mahon
Blackrock HC - Church Rd.
Lough Rovers - Ballinlough Rd?
Ballyphehane GFC - around Tramore Rd?
Rochestown GFC - ???
Fr O'Callaghans - ???
Brian Dillons - Murmont Rd/Ave?
Glen Rovers/St Nicks - Ballincollie Rd(left or right or both heading north?)
Shandun Rovers/Gurranbraher - No Pitch?

Various other GAA pitches in City:
Carrigrohane Rd.
St Patricks Rd.
Old Youghal Hill
Fair Hill
Dunnycove Crescent.
Willow Park.
28/08/2008 11:56:41
m_the_d
County: All
Posts: 704

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Any help with the above folks?
22/09/2008 12:42:20
m_the_d
County: All
Posts: 704

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Down to this folks. Can anyone help?

Grange GFC - around Fermoy somewhere, but I can't find it.
Glenlara GFC - near Taur? can't find it.
Youghal - can't find it.
Dripsey - new club, new pitch?
Macroom - is pitch in castle grounds or off Sleaveen Road?
Ballinure - Estuary Drive? New pitches in Mahon, who plays where?
St Michaels GFC - new Pitches in Mahon?
Blackrock HC - Church Rd.
Lough Rovers - Ballinlough Rd?
Ballyphehane GFC - around Tramore Rd?
Rochestown GFC - ???
Fr O'Callaghans - ???
Brian Dillons - Murmont Rd/Ave?
Glen Rovers/St Nicks - Ballincollie Rd(left or right or both heading north?)
Shandun Rovers/Gurranbraher - No Pitch?
22/09/2008 20:01:43
Glenred
County: Cork
Posts: 5

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pitch information glenlara
from newmarket head out ballydesmond road for about 5mls, when you come to the old glash creamery past that about 300 yards the old school is there and just above it is the pitch. hope this helps.
01/10/2008 12:29:29
m_the_d
County: All
Posts: 704

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Thanks Glen Red. Anyone help with the others?
15/10/2008 12:25:27
m_the_d
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Down to these last few:

Grange GFC - around Fermoy somewhere, but I can't find it.
Youghal - can't find it.
Dripsey - new club, new pitch?
Ballyphehane GFC - around Tramore Rd?
Fr O'Callaghans - ???
Shandun Rovers/Gurranbraher - No Pitch?
22/10/2008 15:57:38
m_the_d
County: All
Posts: 704

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The following are all the clubs I'm ready to go with. If anyone has any last minute additions/corrections let me know. (ie omissions, should be dual not football, incorrect divisions, lack of divisions etc) Missing ones in bold

Avondhu: Dual: Araglin, Ballyclough, Ballyhooley, Churchtown, Clyda Rovers, Doneraile, Fermoy, Kildorrery, Killavullen, Kilshannig, Kilworth, Liscarroll, Mallow, Shanballymore. Football: Abbey Rovers, Awbeg Rangers, Ballyhea Rangers, Charleville Rovers, Deel Rovers, Glanworth, Grange, Mitchelstown. Hurling: Ballygiblin, Ballhea, Buttevant, Castletownroche, Dromina, Harbour Rovers, Milford, Newtownshandrum, Rathluirc.
Beara: Football: Adrigole, Bere Island, Castletownbere, Garnish, Glengarriff, Urhan.
Carberry: Dual: Argideen Rangers, Ballinascarthy, Bandon, Barryroe, Clonakilty, Diarmuid O Mahuna, Dohenys Dunmanway, Gabriel Rangers, Kilbrittain, Newcestown, O'Donovan Rossa, Randal Og, St Colums, St James, St Marys, St Oliver Plunketts. Football: Bantry Blues, Carberry Rangers, Castlehaven, Clann na nGael, Goleen, Ilen Rovers, Kilmacabea, Kilmeen, Muintir Baire, Tadhg MacCarthaigh. Hurling: Kilbree HC.
Carrigdhoun: Dual: Ballinhassig, Ballygarvan, Ballymartle, Belgooley, Carrigaline, Courcey Rovers, Crosshaven, Kinsale, Shamrocks, Tracton, Valley Rovers.
Duhallow: Dual: Castlemagner, Kanturk, Kilbrin, Millstreet, Newmarket, Tullylease. Football: Ballydesmond, Boherbue, Cullen, Dromtarriffe, Glenlara, Kiskeam, Knocknagree, Knockscovane, Lyre, Rockchapel. Hurling: Banteer, Freemount, Lismire, Meelin.
Imokilty: Dual: Aghada, Ballinacurra, Bride Rovers, Carrignavar, Carrigtwohill, Castlelyons, Castlemartyr, Cloyne, Cobh, Dungourney, Erins Own, Fr O'Neills, Lisgoold, Midleton, Russel Rovers, St Catherines, Youghal. Football: Glanmire, Glenbower Rovers, Glenville. Hurling: Killeagh, St Itas, Sarsfields, Watergrasshill.
Muskerry: Dual: Aghabullogue, Aghinagh, Ballincollig, Ballinora, Blarney, Donoughmore, Dripsey, Eire Og, Gleann na Laoi, Grenagh, Inniscarra, Iveleagh, Macroom. Football: Ballingeary, Canovee, Clondrohid, Kilmichael, Kilmurray, Kilnamartyra, Naomh Aban. Hurling: Cloughduv.
Shandun: Dual: Ballinure, Bishopstown, Brian Dillons, Delanys, Douglas, Fr O'Callaghans, Lough Rovers, Mayfield, Na Piarsaigh, Nemo Rangers, Passage West, Rathpeacon, St Finbarrs, St Vincents. Football: Ballyphehane, Gurranbrahar, Rochestown, St Michaels, St Nicholas, Whites Cross. Hurling: Blackrock, Glen Rovers, Redmonds, Shandun Rovers, Whitechuch.
23/10/2008 00:31:19
messagehoarder
County: All
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i emailed you my mobile number there about 4 weeks ago and if you ring me
i will give you a contact name and number to sorrt out those missing cork ones
regards
23/10/2008 20:20:02
m_the_d
County: All
Posts: 704

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While I'm at it, if there are any other significant GAA grounds(ie full size and used) in the county, add them on here. Be they colleges, universites, municipal, council, centres of excellence, second pitches from amalgamated clubs etc.

To use maps to locate pitches for me, use the following:
Northern Ireland: follow this link HERE - pitch in center of box
Rep Ireland: follow this link HERE - cross centered on pitch
Both have double 6 digit grid references, these are what I need.
30/10/2008 13:51:02
m_the_d
County: All
Posts: 704

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Map data is finally up online. Due to limitations on the number of placemarks that can be put on the map, counties have been grouped geographically over 10 maps. This is a trial version, and may be changed in the future, as no function for a club finder has been looked at yet.

Divisional groupings were for my own notes only, and not viewable. A Football club has GFC in the name, Hurling club HC and dual clubs name only. Some dual clubs have (H) and (F) included in the name if known by different names for each code. I consider this an ongoing work-in-progress and will make any additions or alterations that are brought to my attention.

Thanks to everyone who helped out along the way. Maps are viewable on the Milford(Limerick) GAA Website HERE
01/06/2010 13:36:38
ISHP
County: USA
Posts: 1

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Hi m_the_d, I work for the Irish Sporting Heritage Project. We're compiling a compiling a history of all the sporting sites in the country and the maps you've created have exactly the data were looking for. We were hoping you could share the data you've collected for our database. Please get in touch either here, or via our website www.irishsportingheritage.com
Thanks,
ISHP
01/06/2010 21:12:13
Dorcha
County: Cork
Posts: 38

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Youghal's pitch was situated in Copperalley Road until recently. New grounds are now in development at Magnier's hill, near St Raphael's hospital.
02/06/2010 14:02:05
rebelsrock
County: Cork
Posts: 550

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macroom use their new renovated pitch and somtimes tom creedon park
12/08/2010 11:55:15
banner_boy
County: Clare
Posts: 1277

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This is actually really useful in terms of finding somewhere to go for a puck around - well done m_and_d!!

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