C.L.G. Chíll Chartha

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C.L.G. Chill Chartha
C.L.G. Chill Chartha
Founded: 1924
County: Donegal
Colours: Blue and Yellow
Grounds: Towney Park
Coordinates: 54°37′32.97″N 8°36′06.64″W / 54.6258250°N 8.6018444°W / 54.6258250; -8.6018444Coordinates: 54°37′32.97″N 8°36′06.64″W / 54.6258250°N 8.6018444°W / 54.6258250; -8.6018444
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Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Ulster
Football: - - 5

C.L.G. Chill Chartha is a GAA club based in Kilcar, County Donegal, Ireland.[1] They have won the Donegal Senior Football Championship on five occasions. They maintain a strong rivalry with their neighbours, Naomh Columba and Killybegs.



CLG Chill Chartha play in Division 1 of the Donegal All County leagueand are 10 times league Champions. They were relegated 2009 despite finishing a point off a league semi place they went down after a number of playoffs they made their return to the top flight after winning the Division 2 title in 2011.

They won the senior Division One League title for the first time since 1989 following a 5-17 to 0-10 win away to Gaoth Dobhair in 2014.[2]


They won the All-Ireland Senior Gaeltacht Championship on five occasions the last being in 2008 by defeating their rivals, Naomh Columba, in the final at Pairc na nGael in Glencolmcille - this was the second time they won it in Paric na nGael.[3][3][4] It was the club's first major senior trophy since they won the Doctor Maguire Cup in 1993, the club has had great success at underage level are current County Under 21 Champions.[3]


The club has four players playing for Donegal seniors: Patrick McBrearty, Mark McHugh, Ryan McHugh and Eoin McHugh. The seniors are managed by Michael Molly and Rory Gallagher.


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  1. ^ "Kilcar gear up for car draw". Hoganstand.com. 14 March 2005. Retrieved 2009-04-30. 
  2. ^ "GAA News: Kilcar win Division One title for the first time since 1989". Donegal Daily. 29 October 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Kilcar are crowned the All-Ireland Gaeltacht champions". Donegal News. 2008-06-06. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. Retrieved 2009-06-14. 
  4. ^ "Gaeltacht championships in Ardara this weekend". Donegal Democrat. Johnston Press. 2009-04-30. Retrieved 2009-06-14. 
  5. ^ "Dr McKenna Cup semi-final line-up confirmed while Mayo win in FBD League". The Score. 17 January 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2013. Donegal finally claimed their first win of the season by 1-14 to 2-10 against St Mary's in Ballybofey tonight. Manager Jim McGuinness continued to experiment with Eoin McHugh, son of former All-Ireland winner James, amongst those handed a debut. 
  6. ^ Keys, Colm (30 January 2013). "Ten young guns aiming to fire in the league". Irish Independent. Independent News & Media. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 

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