Eadestown GAA

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Eadestown
Baile Éide
Eadestown GAA.png
County: Kildare
Nickname: Eadestown GAA
Colours: Sky Blue and Navy Blue
Grounds: Eadestown
Coordinates: 53°11′53″N 6°35′09″W / 53.198012°N 6.585917°W / 53.198012; -6.585917Coordinates: 53°11′53″N 6°35′09″W / 53.198012°N 6.585917°W / 53.198012; -6.585917
Playing kits
Standard colours

Eadestown is a Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) club in County Kildare, Ireland based in the smallest parish in the diocese of Dublin. Previously, Ballymore Eustace and Eadestown combined for minor purposes under the name Oliver Plunkett's. However, since 2012, Eadestown have fielded their own minor team.

History[edit]

RIC records from 1890 show that Eadestown Seaghan O'Neills had 40 members. Between 1910 and 1912 the name of the team was changed from Rathmore Rovers to Eadestown.[1]

2005 saw the installation of floodlights, nets behind goals, pitch drainage system and a path around the pitch. In 2006, wooden railings, a large advertising hoarding, a sign at the entrance and a digital scoreboard were added.

Achievements[edit]

Eadestown GAA were winners of the Kildare county senior football championships in 1970.

In 2006, Eadestown ladies team became All Ireland junior champions.

Notable members[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ History, Eadestown GAA. Retrieved 13 January 2013.

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