Drumquin Wolfe Tones GAC

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Drumquin Wolfe Tones
Droim Caoin Uilf Tón
Founded: 1968
County: Tyrone
Nickname: The Tones
Club colours: White & Red
Grounds: McGirr Park
Coordinates: 54°36′44.50″N 7°29′28.59″W / 54.6123611°N 7.4912750°W / 54.6123611; -7.4912750Coordinates: 54°36′44.50″N 7°29′28.59″W / 54.6123611°N 7.4912750°W / 54.6123611; -7.4912750
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Drumquin Wolfe Tones (Irish: Droim Caoin Uilf Tón) is a Gaelic Athletic Association club. The club is based in Drumquin, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.


The club concentrates on Gaelic football. In youth competitions, the club formerly combined with Dregish to form Michael Cusacks at all levels between Under 12 and Minor. Drumquin now fields its own team for all age groups from U-6s to seniors. There was a Ladies Gaelic football club in Drumquin who carried the same Wolfe Tones name and played at the same home venue, the LGFA team has now been disbanded.

The senior team in 2014 will compete in Division 3 of the Tyrone All-County Football League and will play in the Tyrone Junior Football Championship.

Honours[edit]

1946- Davis Cup

1960- Minor League

1981- Scor County Title

1982- Scor County Title, Division 3 League and U14 Cup

1984- Reserve Championship

1985- Promotion from Division 3

1994- Tyrone Intermediate Championship

1998- Ladies Championship

2001- Promotion to Division 1B

2002- Division 1B League Title

2003- Reserve League

2005- Promotion to Division 1B

2012- U13 Grade 4 League Title

Facilities[edit]

In 1977 the club purchased an 11-acre (4.45-hectare) site from Omagh District Council for £11,750 and developed it into what now known as Jim McGirr Park. The current spectator stand was built in the early 1990s. The next development was in 1999, when in September the new clubrooms were opened by County Chairman at the time, Cuthbert Donnelly. The cost for the new building was approximately £220,000. A second pitch was also leased to the club from Omagh District Council for 99 years. The main playing field was the next phase of development, which saw a sand carpet pitch being laid and grass seeds sown in October 2005. This also saw a 1.2m (4ft)-high perimeter fence erected; and goal posts, ballstops and a turnstile being built.