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All-Ireland Hurling Quarter Finals Pairc Ui Chaoimh

Saturday and Sunday July 22nd/23rd


We extend a warm welcome to all supporters attending Páirc Uí Chaoimh this weekend. Our advice to all regardless of where you are travelling from is to arrive early and to park and ride or walk to the stadium. 

Please note there will be severe restrictions on parking anywhere near the stadium and vehicular access will be extremely limited. However, there is ample parking available in the city centre with regular shuttle bus services to Páirc Uí Chaoimh.  

In addition to on street parking, Q-Park are offering discounted Match Day parking at a fixed rate of €5 for Páirc Uí Caoimh Customers.  This offer will run from 10am to 8pm each match day and applies to City Hall and Carroll’s Quay car parks only.  To avail of this offer supporters should visit http://paircuichaoimh.ie and follow the link to q-park.ie  Tickets must be booked before midnight prior to the day of the match.

Supporters outside Cork intending to travel by bus can avail of express Bus Eireann services from Clare, Tipperary, Wexford and Waterford. 

 

Saturday July 22nd

  • Buses will depart Cashel Main Street, The Bakehouse every two hours from10:05with last return journey at 18:00 from Cork Bus Station
  • Buses will depart Cahir from Castle Street Tourist Office every two hours from10:25with last return journey at 18:00 from Cork Bus Station
  • Buses will depart from Ennis Bus Station every hour from 08:20 with the last return journey at 18:25 from Cork Bus Station

Sunday July 23rd

  • Buses will depart from Waterford Bus Station every hour from 09:00with the last return journey at 20:40 from Cork Bus Station
  • Buses will depart Dungarvan every hour Davitts Quay from 09:50with the last return journey at 20:40 from Cork Bus Station

On arrival in Cork the Route 202 service operates every 20 minutes to Pairc Ui Chaoimh from Merchants Quay adjacent to the Bus Station.

Supporters arriving by train to Kent Station, can avail of a bus service from 13.30hrs – which will serve Parnell Place Bus Station en-route to Páirc Uí Chaoimh (Ballintemple) for the game on each day.

The Return services will also operate from Ballintemple (Route # 202), with a connection at Parnell Place for Kent Station (Route # 205 and Route # 226).

The Return Fare will be €2.20 per adult with half fare for children under 16 years of age.

Galway to play Donegal in Football Qualifiers

Roscommon's victory over Galway in the Connacht Final means the pairings for Round 4A of the football qualifiers are known. Galway will meet Donegal, who eked out a one-point win over Meath in Navan, while Mayo will play Munster finalists Cork.
Crucially, Galway met Mayo in the Connacht semi-final and thus can't be drawn to play them again until the All-Ireland semi-final.
As a result, a draw is not required.
Both games will be played the weekend of the 22nd/23rd July. Venues have yet to be decided.

Round 4A Qualifiers:
Cork v Mayo
Galway v Donegal

 

 

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The Galway Cumann Na mBunscol Hurling Team that played Wexford in Croke Park on Leinster Final Day.
Back Row:(L-R) Cormac Callinan(Mullagh N.S.) Darragh Donoghue (New Inn N.S.) Conor Duane (Kiltullagh N.S.) Adam Huban (Dooru N.S.) Kianan Fahy(Kilbeacanty N.S.)Front Row:(L-R) Charlie Naughton (Creagh N.S.) Cian Mc an tSionnaig (Befarna N.S.) Oisin Lohan(Mountbellew N.S.) Cain Duggan (Drim N.S) and Sean Newell (Cummer N.S.) Photo : Mike O'Hehir.
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The Galway Cumann Na mBunscol Camogie Team that played Wexford in Croke Park on Leinster Final Day.
Back Row: (L-R) Molly Mulryan (Caltra N.S.) Joanne O Flaherty (Boleybeg N.S.) Aimee Leonard (S.N. Baile Nua) Anna Hovenden (Monivea N.S.) Sharon Dolphin(Ardrahan N,S.)  Front Row: (L-R) Sophie McHugh (Moylough N.S.) Megan Lohan (Cappattagle N.S.) Ellen O Neill (Kilnadeems N.S.) Aoibheann Tully (Lawrencetown N.S) and Shandreya Flannery (Scoil Chro Naofa Athenry) Photo Mike O'Hehir.

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Loughrea were the kingpins of the 2017 Kilbeacanty beating Beagh in a closely contested final on a score line of 3-15 to 6-03. The loss of Kevin Keehan in Beagh’s first game proved costly in their bid for 3 in a row and Loughrea proved too strong in the final playing some spectacular hurling on the way to claiming the 7’s McCarthy Cup and €7,000 prize fund. Loughrea beat Ardrahan and St Thomas on route to the final and had outstanding performances from Jamie Ryan and Brian O’Mahony and Neil Keary throughout the day. However goalkeeper Peter Whelan was the hero in the final and went on to win Player of the Tournament. The first camogie final was also a fantastic game with Clare county champions Inagh/Kilnamona coming back from the dead at half time to beat Ardrahan by the closest of margins on a score line of 3-06 to 4-02. Inagh/Kilnamona had many stars throughout the day with Siobhan and Fiona Laverty to the fore in them winning the first Kilbeacanty camogie 7s. Aoife Lynskey from Ardrahan won player of the tournament. The Joe Gillane finals were won by Ardrahan who stopped Craughwell winning three in a row and Kinvara beat Gort in the Shield final.It was a brilliant day out in Kilbeacanty for all hurling and camogie fanatics and the tournament is going from strength to strength. The club would like to thank all sponsors, referees, club workers/members and to all teams that took part who make the day such a great success. 2018 promises to be even better as the club celebrate 100 years since the first tournament was played in the parish.

Full list of Hurling 7s Results are below

Prelim Q Final

Kilimordaly 3-07 to Kilbeacanty 2-08

Q Finals

Beagh 5-4 Craughwell 0-04

Tubber 0-07 Gort 6-10

Loughrea 4-10 Ardrahan 5-02

St Thomas 4-08  Killimordaly 3-07

Semi Finals

Beagh 2-05 Gort 1-07

Loughrea 6-08 St Thomas 5-0

Hurling Final

Beagh 6-03 Loughrea 3-15

Camogie Final 

Inagh/Kilnamona 3-06 Ardrahan 4-02