Club History

 

Naas GAA Club History

 


 

To Spooners Lane & Beyond

Liam McManus has kindly given us permission to publish his centenary book online, "To Spooners Lane & Beyond" charts the fascinating history of the club from 1887 - 1987. 


The book is available below at the following links

Cover

Chapter 1

Chapter 2  

Chapter 3  

Chapter 4  

Chapter 5  

Chapter 6  

Chapter 7  

Chapter 8  

Chapter 9  

Chapter 10  

Chapter 11

Chapter 12  

Chapter 13  

Officers

Preface

Role of Honour

 


 

Naas GAA Club Minutes 1887-1889

One of the most treasured items of history that we have in the club is the original minute book from the first 2 years of the club. Liam has painstakingly transcribed the minutes of those meetings which paint a colourful history of the founding of the club.

The minutes have now been scanned online and are available here:

Minutes of Naas GAA Club 1887-1889

 

 

Club Chairmen 1887-2013

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April 2011 

John Mc Mahon has been elected the new Chairman of Kildare GAA County Board.

With John McMahon's election to the Kildare County Board he has become the 7th Naas person to hold this position

Kildare County Board Chairpersons from Naas:

1887 - SG Brown (1st Ever Chairperson of County Board)

1889 - PJ Doyle

1904-1905 - WJ Rankins (Founder of Naas Hurling Club in 1902)

1920-1921 - JP Brophy

1934-1935 - Joe McDonald

1970-1971 - Ger Grehan

2011- John McMahon

 

In a two man race for the chair John defeated Athy's Eddie Lawlor in the vote held at the specially convened EGM held in Hawkfield today.

It is a great honour for Naas GAA to see our former club chairman elected to the post of Chairman of Kildare County Board and club officers, executive and members wish him all the best.





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