Ballymun Kickhams GAA

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Ballymun Kickhams
Ciceam Bhaile Munna
Founded: 1969
County: Dublin
Nickname: The Mun, The Ballymun.
Club colours: Red and Green
Grounds: Pairc Ciceam
Coordinates: 53°25′00.61″N 6°15′53.49″W / 53.4168361°N 6.2648583°W / 53.4168361; -6.2648583Coordinates: 53°25′00.61″N 6°15′53.49″W / 53.4168361°N 6.2648583°W / 53.4168361; -6.2648583
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Ballymun Kickhams (Irish: Ciceam Bhaile Munna ) is a GAA club in Ballymun, Dublin, Ireland. The club has a clubhouse and its home pitch, Pairc Ciceam, just off the Ballymun(junction 4) exit of the M50. Ballymun also has a full size astroturf pitch. The club derives its name from Charles Joseph Kickham (1828–1882). They last won the Dublin Senior Football championship in 2012.

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C.J. Kickham's GAA Football Club, August 1912

The club was set up in 1969 following the merging of two clubs, Ballymun Gaels and C.J. Kickhams. Senior status was first achieved in 1978 when Ballymun Kickhams beat Fingal Ravens in the Intermediate league final. In 1981 Ballymun made it to their first Dublin Senior Football Championship Final. The Clubs Intermediate team participated in the 2010 RTÉ series "Celebrity Bainisteoir", with Today Fm's Maireád Farrell.

Ballymun Kickhams won their first Dublin Football Championship in 1982, won their second in 1985 before claiming their third in 2012. Ballymun claimed the Division 1 league title in 1983, 1984, 1987,1988 & most recently in 2009. On Sunday 9 December 2012, Ballymun Kickhams won their first ever Leinster Senior Football Final, defeating Portlaoise, in Mullingar.

On 16 February 2013, Kickhams defeated Dr. Crokes of Kerry in Semple Stadium, Thurles by 1-10 to 9 points to set up an All Ireland Championship Final meeting with St. Brigids of Roscommon for St. Patricks Day on March 17th.

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