Young Irelands GAA

Young Irelands
Éire Óg
Founded: 1952
County: Kilkenny
Colours: Red and white
Grounds: Gowran
Coordinates: 52°37′52.36″N 7°03′58.96″W / 52.6312111°N 7.0663778°W / 52.6312111; -7.0663778Coordinates: 52°37′52.36″N 7°03′58.96″W / 52.6312111°N 7.0663778°W / 52.6312111; -7.0663778
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Leinster
Hurling: - - 2

Young Irelands are a Gaelic Athletic Association Club based in Gowran, County Kilkenny, Ireland.[1] Formed in 1952, they are located on the Goresbridge Road just outside the village. Their jersey consists of red and white vertical stripes.

They are currently managed by Cathal Fitzgerald. Past managers have included hurling greats such as Pat O'Neill and Kevin Fennelly.


Young Irelands GAA Club has been Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship winner on two occasions, 1996 and 2002.[2][3] It was also a finalist in 1997, 2003 and 2004. It was also Leinster Senior Club Hurling Championship Finalist in 2002, losing to Birr in Portlaoise

All stars


  1. "Young Irelands". Retrieved 2008-04-07.
  2. Diarmuid O’Flynn (2002-10-28). "Young Irelands 3-14 Dunnamaggin 1-15". Irish Examiner. Retrieved 2007-09-23.
  3. "Roll of honour". Archived from the original on 2008-01-22. Retrieved 2008-04-07.

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