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2023 Event Calendar

The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games calendar for 2023 is starting to take shape.  The National Community Games calendar can be found here. A full download of all the 2023 Rule Book can be found here. Please note that there is a competition entry fee of €3 per child per event for County events payable through local area secretary. Note however that the Talent Show entry fee is €3 per child per event to cover costs.  Some Team events may also have an additional fee per Team to help cover referree and venue costs.

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Please refer to calendar below or Community Games website for further details on specific events.  A full downloadable PDF of all events and age groups can be found here.

Event Closing Date County Comp Date County Info Munster Info National Info
Futsal Closed Sat 04-Mar-2023 Corofin - Results Munster Final 15/04 UL Results National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals Sun 28 May 2023 Gormanstown, Co. Meath
Futsal Closed Sun 05-Mar-2023 Corofin - Results Munster Final 15/04 UL Results National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals Sun 28 May 2023 Gormanstown, Co. Meath
Indoor Soccer Closed Sat 11-Mar-2023 Corofin - Results Munster Final 15/04 UL Results National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals Sun 28 May 2023 Kilcullen Community Centre, Co. Kildare
Indoor Soccer Closed Sun 12-Mar-2023 Corofin - Results Munster Final 15/04 UL Results National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals Sun 28 May 2023 Kilcullen Community Centre, Co. Kildare
Badminton Closed Sun 12-Mar-2023 Ennis U15 Boys and Girls teams qualified for Munsters Munster Final 15/04 UL Results National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals Sun 28 May 2023 Gormanstown, Co. Meath. Results
Handwriting Closed Fri 24-Mar-2023 Tulla 5pm Results National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals 09/10 Sept 2023 Carlow
Chess Closed Sat 25-Mar-2023 West County Results Munster Final 16/04 Rathkeale Results National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals 09/10th Sept 2023 Carlow
Draughts Closed Fri 31-Mar-2023 Sixmilebridge NS Results Munster Final 16/04 Rathkeale Results National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals 09/10th Sept 2023 Carlow
Basketball U13 Girls & U13 Boys Closed Sun 19-Mar-2023 Kildysart Results Munster Final 15/04 UL Results National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals Sat 27 May 2023 Gormanstown, Co. Meath
Basketball U11 Mixed Closed Sat 18-Mar-2023 Kildysart Results Munster Final 15/04 UL Results National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals Sat 27 May 2023 Gormanstown, Co. Meath
Event Closing Date County Comp Date County Info Munster Info National Info
Art Mon 24-Apr-2023 Tues (U8) /Wed (U10) /Thurs (U12,U14,U16) 16/17/18 May

Holy Family School, Ennis. Results. See Details

National ORS 30/07/2023 National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals 09/10 Sept 2023 Carlow
Model Making Fri 5-May-2023 Fri 19-May-2023 Ennis. Results National ORS 30/07/2023 National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals 09/10 Sept 2023 Carlow
Swimming Closed Fri 21-Apr-2023 Ennis Pool Results
National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals 13/05/2023 Castlebar, Mayo
Camogie Mon 17-Apr-2023 Sun 30-Apr-2023 Kilmaley Results Munster ORS 08/06/2023 Munster Finals 18/06/2023 Details National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals Sunday 27/08/2023 Carlow.
Rounders Fri 05-May-2023 Sat 20-May-2023 Cappa Lodge, Sixmilebridge Munster ORS 08/06/2023 Munster Finals 18/06/2023 Details National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals Sunday 27/08/2023 Carlow.
Hurling Fri 21-Apr-2023 Sat 06-May-2023 Sixmilebridge Results Munster ORS 08/06/2023 Munster Finals 18/06/2023 Details National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals Sunday 27/08/2023 Carlow.
Pitch & Putt Closed Sat 15-Apr-2023 Kilnamona. Results National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals Sun 14 May 2023, Westport, Mayo
Cross County Closed Sun 26-Mar-2023 Lees Road Results National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals Sat 27 May 2023 Gormanstown, Co. Meath. Results

Mixed Distance Relays & U10 Relays

Closed Sun 26-Mar-2023

Lees Road  Results

National ORS 30/04/2023 (U10 relays, county only) National Finals Sat 27 May 2023 Gormanstown, Co. Meath. Results
Marathon Closed Thu 13-Apr-2023 Kilmurry McMahon Results National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals Sat 27 May 2023 Gormanstown, Co. Meath. Results
Outdoor Soccer Boys Mon 15-May-2023 Mon 29 (playoffs), & Tues (semis/finals) 30 May 2023 Newmarket on Fergus. Results
Munster ORS 08/06/2023 Munster Finals 18/06/2023 Details National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals Sunday 27/08/2023 Carlow.
Outdoor Soccer Girls U12s and U15s Tue 16-May-2023

Wed 31 May 2023 (U12)

Thurs 1 Jun 2023 (U15)

St Pat's Soccer Pitch, Kilmihil. Reg @ 5:30pm for 6pm start Munster ORS 08/06/2023 Munster Finals 18/06/2023 Details National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals Sunday 27/08/2023 Carlow.
Event Closing Date County Comp Date County Info Munster Info National Info
Gaelic Football U10 mixed Mon 17-Apr-2023 Sat 29-Apr-2023 Lissycasey GAA Pitch Results Munster ORS 08/06/2023 Munster Finals 18/06/2023 Details National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals Sunday 27/08/2023 Carlow.
Gaelic Football U12 and U14 Girls Sun 23-Apr-2023 Sun 7-May-2023 St Flannans U14 and Shannon U12 Results Munster ORS 08/06/2023 Munster Finals 18/06/2023 Details National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals Sunday 27/08/2023 Carlow.
Tag Rugby Mon 1-May-2023

U14: Mon 22-May-2023

Lees Road Results Munster ORS 08/06/2023 Munster Finals 18/06/2023 Details National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals Sunday 27/08/2023 Carlow.
Mini Rugby Closed Sat 18-Mar-2023 Kilmaley Results Munster ORS 08/06/2023 Munster Finals 18/06/2023 Details National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals Sunday 27/08/2023 Carlow.
Athletics Mon 24-Apr-2023 Sun 14-May-2023

O'Sullivan Park, Lees Road

See Full Results here.

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Munster ORS 09/07/2023

Munster Finals Sun 20/08/2023 Lees Road

National ORS 30/07/2023 All Ireland Sun 26th Aug Carlow
Talent/Choir/Music Thu 20-Apr-2023 Sat 6-May-2023 Quin Hall Results
National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals 09/10 Sept 2023 Carlow
Quiz Tue 25-Apr-2023 Tue 09-May-2023 Newmarket on Fergus Results   National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals 09/10th Sept 2023 Carlow
Cycling On Grass Tues 18-Apr-2023 Sat 29-Apr-2023 Clooney Pitch Results National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals Sun 28 May 2023 Gormanstown, Co. Meath. Results
Projects TBC TBC No Coordinator National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals 09/10 Sept 2023 Carlow
Spikeball TBC TBC No Coordinator National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals 27/28 May 2023 Gormanstown, Co. Meath
Table Tennis TBC TBC No Coordinator National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals Sun 28 May 2023 Gormanstown, Co. Meath
Handball Closed Wed 12-Apr-2023 Tuamgraney Results National ORS 30/04/2023 National Finals Sun 28 May 2023 Gormanstown, Co. Meath. Results
Gymnastics Sun 21-May-2023 Sun 11-Jun-2023 Ennis Gymnastics Club, 6:30pm National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals 09/10 Sept 2023 Carlow
Skittles TBC TBC No Coordinator National ORS 30/07/2023 National Finals 09/10 Sept 2023 Carlow

* ORS: Community Games online registration system. Area secretaries must enter participant/team details fully and correctly on the ORS prior to the closing date.

** National Participation Rules: A child can take part in 1 individual and 1 team event in each of the National Finals weekends. A representative event will be considered as the child's individual entry. Representative Events are Cross Country, Mixed Distance Relay, Marathon, Debating and Projects U16. Each weekend is classed as a standalone weekend. Please also note the following:-

  • 4 children from each County can take part (4 girls and 4 boys) in our Regional Athletics Track Finals.
  • 1st; 2nd, 3rd and 4th place winners of our Regional Athletics Track Finals will take part in our National Finals.
  • 2 children from each County can take part in each Field Event (2 girls and 2 boys) at our National Finals. Field events go straight to National.
  • NB: Relay Events go straight to National (no Regional Finals).
DEBATING TOPICS
  • This House Believes – We should move to a cashless society.
  • This House Believes – Vaping should be banned.
  • This House Believes – That final exams should be abolished.
  • This House Believes – That College should be free for everyone that wants to attend.
  • This House Believes – There should be a 4-day work week.
project titles
  • U11 – Research and Present a project based on: Irelands most famous person (alive or passed on).
  • U13 – Research and Present a project based on: Public transport should be free to assist with the climate crisis.
Affiliated areas for 2023
  • Ballynacally-Lissycasey
  • Broadford-Kilbane-Kilmore
  • Clarecastle (pending)
  • Coolmeen
  • Cooraclare-Cree
  • Corofin-Kilnaboy
  • Cratloe
  • Crusheen-Ballinruan-Tubber
  • Doonbeg
  • Doora-Barefield
  • Ennis-St-Johns
  • Ennistymon-Lahinch-Liscannor
  • Feakle
  • Inagh-Kilnamona
  • Inch-Kilmaley-Connolly
  • Killanena-Flagmount
  • Kilmihil
  • Kilmurry-McMahon-Labasheeda
  • Kilrush
  • Lisdoonvarna-Doolin-Kilshanny-Kilfenora (LDKK)
  • Milton-Malbay
  • Newmarket-on-Fergus
  • Quin-Clooney
  • Shannon
  • Sixmilebridge-Kilmurry
  • Tulla

Tags: 2023

Official Sponsor

Please support our sponsors, your local credit union: St Francis Credit Union. Head Office: Friars Walk, Ennis, Co. Clare. Tel: 065-6828305, with branches in Shannon, Lissycasey, Clarecastle, Newmarket on Fergus, Sixmilebridge, Tulla, Kildysart and Kilmihil.

Opening Hours (Ennis): Mon: 10-1, Tue: 1:30-5, Thu: 10-5, Fri: 1-6:30, Sat: 9:30-1:45

Clare Community Games is affiliated with Community Games.
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About us

Community Games is an independent voluntary organisation which operates through the local community to provide an opportunity for young people (6 to 16 years) to experience a wide range of sporting and cultural activities before concentrating and specialising in those most suitable and attractive to them. To get involved, contact your local area representative or contact the County Secretary to find out more.


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