Young Irelands GAA

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

They are currently managed by Alan Roche. 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

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  1. ^ "Young Irelands". Retrieved 7 April 2008.
  2. ^ Diarmuid O’Flynn (28 October 2002). "Young Irelands 3-14 Dunnamaggin 1-15". Irish Examiner. Retrieved 23 September 2007.
  3. ^ "Roll of honour". Archived from the original on 22 January 2008. Retrieved 7 April 2008.

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