Community Games

The Community Games committee of Clane Community Council runs the annual Clane and Rathcoffey Community Games. With a broad list of activities including track and field, swimming and table-quizes, events are held on various days in the first half of the year, and local winners get the opportunity to represent Clane and Rathcoffey in the Kildare County finals and beyond. For more information see the national Community Games website.

  • Martina Healy nominated for Community Games Golden Jubilee Volunteer Our very own Martina Healy has been nominated to represent County Kildare in the Community Games Golden Jubilee Volunteer award. Cast your vote!
  • St. Patrick’s Day 2016 Congratulations to Clane’s St. Patrick’s Festival Committee who pulled off such a great week of festivities yet again. Clane Community Council’s float which was powered by volunteers from Clane Tidy Towns, Clane and Rathcoffey Community Games, Clane Friary and Abbey Cemetery, Clane Heritage and the Abbey Community Centre…
  • Community Awards Night 2015 The wonderful achievements of local resident’s associations, businesses and young athletes were all recognised at the annual Community Awards Night held in Manzor’s The Village Inn on Friday October 30th. The winners of this year’s Clane Tidy Towns Best Kept Estates and Best Presented Premises competitions were also revealed…
  • Intel Community Grant 2015 Clane Community Council were delighted to receive a community grant from Intel again this year, reflecting the hours volunteered by employees in Community Council activities like Tidy Towns and Community Games…
  • Community Games – Congratulations! Congratulations to all the winners of the recent Clane and Rathcoffey Community Games track and field and swimming events. They were recently presented with their well-deserved medals in the Abbey Community Centre…
  • Community Games Track & Field rescheduled to this Saturday Please note that the Clane & Rathcoffey Community Games Track and Field events are rescheduled to take place this coming Saturday May 31st in the grounds of Scoil Mhuire. The events will begin at 11am.
  • Tidy Towns Awards…Drumroll Please… Monday 21st October was the occasion of the Clane Tidy Towns Awards night where all of the hard work of residents associations, local businesses and the Tidy Towns committee was celebrated. Our new All-Ireland Champions – the wonderful Clane and Rathcoffey Community Games Mixed Under 10 Gaelic Football team – were also honoured…
  • Community Games – Mixed U10 Football Team win the All-Ireland! Congratulations to the Mixed Under 10 Clane and Rathcoffey Gaelic Football team that recently won the All-Ireland Community Games final in Athlone. They played brilliantly and have done their community very proud.
  • Mixed Under-10s Gaelic Football team make it to the All Ireland Finals! Congratulations to the Clane and Rathcoffey Community Games Mixed Under-10 Gaelic Football team that recently won the Leinster finals of their competition. Next stop the Athlone Institute of Technology for the Community Games National Finals. The best of luck to our young athletes on their big day.
  • If you’re not in you can’t win Clane & Rathcoffey Community Games Entry forms are now being circulated for this year’s Clane & Rathcoffey Community Games Track and Field day. Please return completed forms as soon as possible. The big day is Wednesday May 15th in Scoil Mhuire, events starting at 6pm sharp.
  • Community Games 2012 – and the winners are: A big crowd gathered in the Abbey on the evening of June 6th for a special occassion: The prize-giving for the Clane and Rathcoffey Community Games 2012. Dozens of young men and women were awarded gold, silver and bronze medals by the Community Games organising committee and there were smiles all around…
  • Community Games 2012 – a big success… There was a big turnout in the grounds of Scoil Mhuire Clane on Tuesday May 29th for the Track and Field events of Clane and Rathcoffey’s Community Games 2012. This year the competition was blessed with perfect weather, and the hardworking organisers managed to get through all of the events in the one evening with ...
  • Community Games results coming in… Some Community Games match results have come in recently…U/10 Football and U/14 Camogie teams are going from strength to strength.
  • Community Games 2012 off to a flying start… Congratulations to the Clane & Rathcoffey Community Games Gaelic Football Under 10’s team who kicked off their campaign in style with a great win away to Monasterevin last Thursday evening (5th April) in Ballykelly. Here’s wishing them and all our Community Games athletes and competitors the best of luck…
  • Congratulations to all our Community Games athletes Congratulations to all the young sports men and women from Clane and Rathcoffey that represented Kildare at the the recent National Community Games finals. Our swimmers and footballers, boys and girls, did us pround. A big thank you to everyone who participated, and all those who helped make it possible. The coaches, the organisers, the ...
  • Best of luck to our young sports-men and -women! 2011 has been a very successful for Clane/Rathcoffey Community Games. This weekend our young sportsmen and sportswomen are in Leinster finals in both boys and girls Gaelic Football, and 12 of our swimmers are representing Kildare in Athlone. Best of luck to all of them. For more information read on…
  • Community Games 2011: On your marks! Community Games for Clane and Rathcoffey are in the starting blocks for 2011. All the details for the events being considered are available here. Are you ready? Get set…
  • Community Games AGM All are encouraged to attend the annual Clane Community Games AGM to be held on Tuesday November 16th at 8pm in the Abbey. Come along to find out about the success of this years Community Games, and help shape plans for 2011.
  • Clane Community Awards – and the winners are… On Monday 18th October Clane Tidy Towns and Clane Community Council held their annual Community Awards night. Some of our leading young sports men and women were recognised, and the winners of the Clane Tidy Estates competition, Best Presented Premises, and Clane Person of the Year were all announced…