Na Brideoga Camogie Club Launch
- May 24,2007
Official Launch of Na Brideoga Camogie Club.
The official launch of Na Brideoga Camogie Club (East Mayo) will take place on June Bank Holiday Monday (June 5th) in Frayne’s Bar Tooreen.
The launch will be performed by Ms. Liz Howard (President of the Camogie Association).Liz, a native of Tipperary, has been a very well know figure within Camogie and GAA circles for many years and was an original panellist on the first RTE series of ‘The Sunday Game’.
Na Brideoga Camogie Club is based in East Mayo with officials and players mainly from Tooreen, Aghamore, Ballyhaunis, Kiltimagh, Knock and Charlestown and some others from Claremorris and Castlebar.
The club was formed last year and currently has approximately eighty members. Affiliated to the Roscommon Camogie Board (there is no Mayo Board) they have competed at Under-12, Under-14, Under-16, and Junior (adult) levels. Some of their players have together with Castlebar represented Mayo at inter-county level recently reaching the final of the Division 4 shield.
Ná Brideoga stands for ‘The Young Brigids’ or ‘Young Brides’ a reference to Saint Brigid who lived in the years between 451and 525 and who is the secondary patron saint of Ireland, after Saint Patrick.
The club wishes to invite all parents and friends, sponsors and anyone with an interest in the promotion of Camogie within the East Mayo area to their launch night.
The launch will be preceded by a series of exhibition games at the New Tooreen Hurling Club Grounds at 7pm.