Hall of Fame

Each year, from 1979 to date, a Hall of Fame Award is presented to a Clare Community Games volunteer, or someone within the community, for outstanding achievement and service to the Community Games cause.  Each year, there is also a nomination put forward for the Adult and Youth Volunteer award ceremony.  The International Police Association Cup for the most involved large area is also presented during the All Star Award Ceremony.

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Year Hall of Fame Other Awards (Adult/Youth Volunteer, Chairman's Award) Best Area (Int'l Police Assoc Trophy)
1979 Eddie Ryan, Shannon    
1982 Terry Higgins, Parteen    
1984 Paddy Keane, Kilmurry    Ennis East
1985 An tAthair S. O’Dea, OgConaile    Clarecastle/Ballyea
1986 Paddy Cooney, Sixmilebridge    St Kierans
1987 Mary Lynch, Clarecastle/Ballyea and Willie Russell, Meelick    Sixmilebridge
1988 Jim Hussey, St. John’s Ennis    Sixmilebridge
1989      Sixmilebridge, Clarecastle/Ballyea
1990 Sean O’Brien, Shannon    Sixmilebridge
1991 John O’Sullivan, St. John’s Ennis    Clarecastle/Ballyea
1992 Nora Murphy, St. John’s Ennis    Clarecastle/Ballyea
1993 John Murphy, St. John’s Ennis    Sixmilebridge
1996 Kevin O’Loughlin, Sixmilebridge    Sixmilebridge
1997 Gus Lohan, Shannon    Sixmilebridge
1999 Dolores O’Loughlin, Sixmilebridge    Sixmilebridge
2000 Cecilia O’Sullivan, St. John’s Ennis    Sixmilebridge
2001 Rose Meakins, Sixmilebridge    Sixmilebridge
2002 Flan Brennan, St. John’s Ennis    Sixmilebridge
2003 Tony Bourke, Newmarket-on-fergus    Sixmilebridge
2004 Mary Phelan, Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry    Sixmilebridge
2005 Mary Lenihan, Crusheen/Ballinruan    Sixmilebridge
2006 Ann Chaplin, Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry    Sixmilebridge
2007 Graham Meakins, Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry    Sixmilebridge
2008 Norma Murphy, Clarecastle/Ballyea    Sixmilebridge
2009 Tommie McCarthy, Kilmurry McMahon/Labasheeda    Quin/Clooney
2010 Seán McNamara, Tulla    Quin/Clooney
2011 John Cunningham, Doora/Barefield

Rose Meakins, Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry; Sean Stack, Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry

2012 Jimmy Maher, Quin/Clooney Flan Brennan, Ennis St John's; Gemma McEvoy, Quin/Clooney  Quin/Clooney
2013 Joe Lynch, Ennis St. John's Graham Meakins, Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry; Eoin Hanrahan, Doora/Barefield  Quin/Clooney
2014 Seamus Hayes, Clare Champion Newspaper    Quin/Clooney
2015 Vincent McCarthy, Corogin/Kilnaboy    Quin/Clooney
2016 Margaret O'Halloran, Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry    Quin/Clooney
2017 Martin Mescall, Cooraclare    Doora/Barefield
2018 Clare McGrath, Swimming Coordinator  Rose & Graham Meakins, All Star Coordinators for 30 years; Katie Jones, Talent  Doora/Barefield, Feakle
2019 Mary Loughnane, County Secretary & Photographer    


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Official Sponsor

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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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