NEWS – 13th November 2011


Emly’s run in the County Junior A hurling championship came to an end in Dundrum on Saturday last when defeated by Thurles Sarsfields in a very entertaining game. Having fallen behind early in the first half, the Emly boys ended the half strongly and the teams were level at 1-7 each at the break. In the second half Sarsfields put the pressure on again but Emly stayed within striking distance of them until the last five minutes when Thurles pulled away to win 1-17 to 2-10.

The Emly team was:-

Ger Dawson, Chris Hennessy, Karl Bourke, Mike Ryan, Adrian Hennessy, Donal Condon, Michael Ring, David Byrne, Jason McCarthy, Eoin Buckley, Pat Buckley, Joey Lonergan, Sean Hennessy, Jerry Frawley, Adrian Dawson.

Subs used were: Ciaran McAuley, Shane Carroll and Declan McEniry.

Contact Information

Fr. Bernard Moloney, P.P. – 06257111; 0876366656

Fr. Seamus Rochford, A.P. – 06257103; 0868162660.

SCHOOL: St. Ailbe’s National School
PRINCIPAL: Pauline Finnan
VICE PRINCIPAL: Joseph Hennessy.

Quick Facts

POP. of the PARISH: c. 820

POPULAR SURNAMES: Burke (Bourke), Ryan, Lonergan, McEniry.

LOCATION: 14km West of Tipperary Town, historical barony of Clanwilliam

Emly was established as an episcopal see in 1118 by the Synod of Ráth Breasail.