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Inistioge Ball Run

Inistioge Ball Run 2019

This annual event is a fundraiser for Inistioge Community Council which involves people ‘buying’ a ball. The balls are then let loose down High St with the first ball down the hill winning its owner a prize. Please buy a ball. One ball costs €5. If you buy 4 we will give you a fifth […]

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Interprovincial Hurling

The Story of Interprovincial Hurling – Dermot Kavanagh

Inter-Provincial Hurling under the aegis of the GAA began in Ireland with the Railway Shield Competition 1905-1908. This was followed by the Tailteann Games in 1924, but it was with the Railway Cup Competition (later Martin Donnelly Interprovincial Series), inaugurated in 1927, that interprovincial games came into their own.   The book, by local author […]

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The Rower Inistioge Vocations – An Anthology by Fr Richard Scriven

The Rower Inistioge Vocations – An Anthology by Fr Richard Scriven will be launched by Bishop Dermot Farrell in The Rower Hall on Friday 10th May at 8pm. All welcome to a celebration and acknowledgement of over 130 priests and religious from the Parish. The publications lists the lives and endeavours of priests and religious […]

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The Story of Interprovincial Football – Dermot Kavanagh

The History of Interprovincial Football, covering the Railway Shield (1905), Tailteann Games (1924) and the Railway Cup (1927- 2017), containing accounts of all finals including team and action photographs from all eras. This is the latest work by local author and GAA enthusiast, Dermot Kavanagh. This book won the GAA MacNamee award for Best GAA […]

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Darkness into Light

Registration open for “Darkness into Light” Walk

Registration is now open for the “Darkness into Light” walk in Inistioge on May 11th 2019. When registering please select the “Inistioge” venue. “Early bird” registration is available until the end of March at Please remember this is a major source of funding for Pieta House, helping them to save lives. Keep up to […]

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