The 1890 RIC files show Kilkea Geraldines had 40 members with PJ Kennedy, William Farrell, John B Ryan and Martin Lawlor recorded as officers. Grangenolvin was founded in 1955 and purchased its grounds in 1971. Murphy Memorial park was officially opened in 1985.
The arrival of Johnny Morrissey and Johnny Miller in 1963 transformed the club. They won Junior B championship in 1964, the Junior A championship and Jack Higgins Cup in 1965. Kevin Wynne and Martin Mannion played inter-county from that team. Niall Connolly and Paul Doyle were on the Grange teams that won Junior B in 1985, Junior A in 1987 and were beaten Intermediate finalists in 1991.