Saint Brigid's GAA
|Cumann Naomh Bríd|
|Nickname:||The Red Dragons|
|Colours:||Red and White|
|Senior Club Championships|
Saint Brigid's GAA Club (Irish: Cumann Naomh Bríd ) is based in Castleknock, Fingal, Ireland and serves communities in Castleknock, Clonsilla, Blanchardstown and Corduff. Its main grounds are at Russell Park but it also has grounds at Beech Park (Castleknock) and College Fort (Castleknock).
At present the club caters for 70 teams at all age levels from nursery (4-7 year olds) under 8 to Adult in hurling, football, camogie, ladies football, handball and badminton.
St Brigid's GAA won the Dublin Senior Football Championship and the Leinster Senior Club Football Championship in 2003 for the first time in the club's history. The club won their second Dublin Senior Football Championship title in 2011, eventually losing the Leinster Final to Garrycastle by a controversial injury time free in Tullamore.
St Brigid's senior Hurlers are yet to win the Senior A Hurling title, losing the 2003 final to Craobh Chiaran and losing semi finals more recently in 2011 and 2013. They did win the Senior B Title and AHL 2 League title in 2010 and again in 2014.
Eoin Kennedy, the Dual All Ireland Handball Senior Singles Champion, is a club member.
In the last year a new grass pitch has been created through the support and funds of its members and supporters.In total there are now four grass pitches and one all weather pitch.There is also a wall ball area which helps people train and practice their skills.
- 1958: Dublin Intermediate Football Championship winners
- 1979: Dublin Junior Hurling League Division 2 Champions
- 1976: Dublin Intermediate Hurling League and Championship
- 1980: Winners Dublin Intermediate Football Championship
- 1986: Dublin Inter A Camogie Champions
- 1988: Winners Loving Cup Intermediate Football and Winners Murphy Cup
- 1990: Under 16 Football Championship and Under 16 Hurling League Champions
- 1991: Under 15 Football Championship, Club is promoted to Senior Hurling, Winners Under 14A Football League North City, Winners North West Under 12A Division 1.
- 1992: Club is promoted to Senior football status, Winners Dublin Intermediate Football Championship and Junior 4 Football League champions.
- 1993: Minor Football premier League champions
- 1994: Winners Under 16 Football Championship and Minor Football Premier League Winners.
- 1995: Winners Under 16 Football Championship, Dublin Minor Football Championship, Minor Football League Div.1 and Under 15 Football League.
- 1996: Winners of the Under 15 Football League, Ladies Football Under 14 & 18 Championship, Camogie Under 14 Feile Winners and the Camogie Under 13 League.
- 1997: World, All-Ireland & Leinster Champions Handball, Senior Hurling League Div. 2, Promotion to Division 1, Junior 5 Football League, Sheridan Cup, Winners Under 16 Football Championship, Minor B Football Championship, Ladies Football Under 16 & 18 Championship, Under 21 Football League Div. 1, Promotion to Senior Hurling Division 1, Under 15 Hurling Shield and Under10/11/12/12/14 Football & Hurling League Winners.
- 1998: Winners of the u11 League Division 1, St. V.de Paul Senior Football League champions and Minor B Football Shield winners.
- 1999: Winners u12 League Division 1, Dublin Under 21 Football Championship, Senior Football League Division 1, Shane O'Neill Tournament / Senior Hurling, Dublin Feile na nGael Hurling, Under 15B Hurling Championship, Under 12 Hurling League & Corrigan Cup, Under 12 Football League, Under 13 Football league, Under 14 Hurling Feile Division 2, Intermediate Championship Camogie and promoted to Senior status Camogie, All -Ireland singles Handball Championship Winner Eoin Kennedy, Under 19 All Ireland Handball Championships Eoin & Brian Kennedy, Under 16 South/West Region Football Championship, Minor Football Shield, Minor Ladies Football Championship.
- 2000: Winners u13 League Division 1 Dublin Junior Hurling Championship, Under 11 Camaint, Junior Hurling League Top 4, Ladies Football Minor Championship, Ladies Football Under 16 Championship.Denn GAA Club Invitation Tournament Senior Football Winners, Under 14 Evening Herald Floodlit Cup, PJ Troy Under 13 Hurling Tournament, Jim King Cup Minor A Football, St.Oliver Plunkett's Senior Hurling Tournament and promotion to Division 1 Senior Hurling.
- 2001 : Winners u14 League Division 1, u14 Dublin Feile Division 1, u14 All-Ireland Feile Division 1
- 2002: Winners Under 12, Juvenile Football Championship, Under 15 Football League Division 1, Dublin Camogie Feile Div 3, Under 14 Football League Division 2, Eoin Kennedy wins All-Ireland Singles Handball Title, Under 15 Juvenile Hurling Championship and winners Under 16 A & B League
- 2003: Maria McCarthy wins All-Ireland Handball Title and winners of the Under 14 Feile, Minor Hurling Championship, Under 14 Ladies Football Division 1(Dublin), Dublin Senior Football Champions, Leinster Senior Club Football Championship, Adult Football League Division 8 Champions, Adult Junior C Football Champions, Winners Junior Hurling League, Under 14 Dublin Football Feile Div.2, Minor Hurling League Division 1, Junior C Football Championship, Junior 4 League, Winners Under 14 League Division 2, Michael Galvin Dublin Footballer of the Year, Maria McCarthy Dublin Handballer of the Year,U16 Football league and championship winners.
- 2004: Susan Keegan Ladies All-Ireland Junior Handball Champion and Junior 9 Football League, Junior Hurling League, Eoin Kennedy - All Ireland Handball Champion, U11 Ladies Football Championship Winners, U12 Ladies Football Championship, Junior 3 Footballers League Title and the Junior A Hurling League Winners.
- 2005: Ladies Dublin Intermediate Championship, Louise Keegan Receives all-Star, U15 Hurling Championship, U13 Hurlers - League Champions, Eoin Kennedy - All Ireland Handball Champion, U15 Hurling League & Championship Double, Dublin Junior Hurling Championship, Dublin Intermediate Football Championship, Dublin Minor Football Championship, Conlon Football Cup, Senior Football League Champions, Loving Football Cup.
- 2006: Junior B Football Champions, Stacey Cup and AFL 6 Winners
- 2007: AFL 5 Winners
- 2008: Dublin Minor Football A Championship Winners, Leinster Minor Championship Winners, u16 B Football Championship Winners, Junior "D" Football Championship winners.
- 2008: Junior A Hurling Champions
- 2009: Barney McGarrell Perpetual Cup Winners for a 3rd successive time.
- 2009: Minor A Finalists
- 2009: Senior Hurling B Champions and AHL 2 Champions
- 2009: Dublin and Leinster Ladies Football Champions
- 2010: Junior A Football Champions
- 2010: AFL 2 Champions
- 2010: Intermediate Football Champions
- 2010: Senior Football County Finalists
- 2010: Junior C County Finalists
- 2010: Minor C Hurling Champions
- 2011: Minor B Hurling Champions
- 2011: Dublin Senior Football Champions
- 2012: Senior 2 and Senior 7 Camogie County Champions. All Ireland Division 1 Dublin and All Ireland Hurling and Football Double winners. The first time in GAA history any club as achieved such an feat.
- 2013: Dublin Football Feile Winners, AHL 5 League Hurling Champions and AFL 1 League Champions.
- 2014: Minor B Hurling and Football Dublin Champions.
- Peadar Andrews, Ex. Dublin inter-county footballer
- Kevin Bonner, Ex. Dublin inter-county footballer
- Paddy Andrews, Dublin Senior Footballer, All Star Nomination 2013
- Barry Cahill, Dublin inter-county footballer - All Star 2007, All Ireland Winner 2011
- Philly Ryan
- John O'Loughlin Laois Senior Footballer
- Emlyn Mulligan Leitrim Senior Footballer
- Declan Lally, All Ireland U21 and Senior Winner with Dublin. Transferred to OPER in January 2012.
- Eoin Kennedy, Dublin handball player
- Alan Nolan, Dublin inter-county hurling goalkeeper. NHL Winner 2013.
- Shane Supple, former professional association footballer with Ipswich Town F.C.
- Daire Plunkett, Former Dublin Under 21 and Current Senior Hurler
- Sean Murray, Former Dublin U21 midfielder and Senior panelist. All Ireland Meal Winner 2011
- Graham Norton, Former Dublin inter-county footballer