O'Loughlin Gaels GAA

O'Loughlin Gaels GAA

O'Loughlin Gaels is a Gaelic Athletic Association club situated in the St. John’s parish of Kilkenny city, County Kilkenny, Ireland.


The club was founded in 1969,[1] replacing the St. John’s Hurling Club that started back in 1887.

O'Loughlin Gaels are one of the most successful Kilkenny clubs of the new millennium, winning county titles in 2001 and 2003.

In 2003, they went on to claim their first Leinster senior title. In January 2011, they claimed their second Leinster title after a 0-14 to 1-8 win against Oulart-the-Ballagh in the final.[2]

The club was named AIB Club of the Year in 1983.[1]


Notable hurlers


  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 March 2009. Retrieved 3 June 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Gaels stand tall when it matters". Irish Times. 31 January 2011. Retrieved 2 February 2011.
  3. ^ "Gutsy O'Loughlin Gaels find second wind". Irish Examiner. 31 October 2016. Retrieved 31 October 2016.

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