Celebrating 25 years in business.

South Dublin GAA club St James Gaels / An Caisleán is proud to say it have been up and running for 25 years now.

Beginning as a small, all boys club, over the years the club has developed to  cater for both boys and girls, with established underage teams in both codes, along with Adult Ladies and Men’s teams.

All hurling, football and camogie teams are based mainly in the Iveagh Grounds on the Crumlin Road, minutes from the Crumlin Shopping Centre.

Club PRO Kevin Dunne insists new members are always welcome.

“Here in St James Gaels/ An Caislean we are always welcome to new players.

“No experience is necessary as we will provide training. Players can start from as young as your years old in our introductory academy.”

The club caters for girls and boys from 4 to 7 years every Saturday morning at 10:30am in the Iveagh Grounds.

Dunne said: “We introduce the children to the skills of gaelic games in a fun a safe environment.

“From there the children progress to active teams starting at U8. We have teams for all ages right up to adult teams. This year we started a boys and girls U8 teams.”

St James’ is “committed to providing a safe environment for participating in group sports’ and have a ‘dedicated’ child protection officer”, Dunne said.

Speaking on behalf of the club, he added: “Right now we are offering a free six-week Introduction to Gaelic games; so this is the ideal time to give it a try. After that we have a very low membership fee with discounts for additional children.”

If anyone is interested or know of someone who may be interested in getting involved, get in contact with Kevin Dunne, tel 0852192276.

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