Pitch ReOpening, Faughs 1920 Team, Harry Boland & GAA Event – Sun 31 Jul

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12.00 Midday

Faughs GAA Pitch Reopening with Representatives from Leinster and Dublin GAA

Presentation: Harry Boland Silver Cup (replica) for the Dublin Intermediate Hurling Championship

Light Refreshments will be available from 12 to 6pm in the Faughs Club House

Faughs GAA Club House Activities:

Guest Speakers: Liz Gillis, Historian in Residence SDCC & Cathy Scuffil, Historian in Residence South City


Talk on the Links between the revolution, the GAA, Harry Boland and 1920 team


Presentation to the family representatives of the 1920 Faughs team


Ceili and Music Session

Faughs 1920 Team

In 1920, having won the Dublin Hurling Championship, Faughs went on to represent Dublin in the all Ireland Series.After beating Kilkenny in the Leinster Final, Dublin/Faughs went on to the final with Cork as the opposition.

In the All Ireland Final, not actually played until May 1922 due to the War of Independence, and witnessed by a record crowd, Dublin/Faughs won the All Ireland Title on a scoreline of 4-9 to 4-3.

1920 Faughs All Ireland Winning Team representing Dublin

The Great Southern and Western Railway Cup, presented to the 1920 winners, remains in our clubhouse to this day.

We will be marking the centenary on Sunday July 31st  with our pitch reopening.

We are also marking the centenary of Harry Boland’s death and members of the Boland family will be joining us on the day.

Activities include

  • Pitch Reopening  
  • Minor Hurling and Senior Camogie matches 
  • Juvenile Camogie and Hurling matches 
  • An exhibition match between  Faughs vs Harry Boland’s from Chicago to mark the 100th anniversary 
  • Refreshments in the Clubhouse
  • Irish Music session