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Frank McCarthy speaks to John Bohane

Monday 27th November, 2017


Frank McCarthy who played a key role in helping O'Donovan Rossa win the senior county football championship in 1992 was thrilled to renew acquaintances with his old team-mates at the recent SFC county final.The victorious O'Donovan Rossa panel along with their coaches and committee members celebrated the 25th anniversary of their famous...

Frank McCarthy Interview Part two

Monday 27th November, 2017


The O'Donovan Rossa senior footballers recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of their county final success against Nemo Rangers with a weekend of celebrations.The Rossas started the senior football championship campaign in 1992 as rank outsiders to capture the Andy Scannell Cup for the first time in their history. The addition of Cavan senior...

John Brady speaks to John Bohane

Thursday 02nd November, 2017


The O’Donovan Rossa senior footballers who captured an historic first ever senior county title in 1992 after they defeated county kingpins Nemo Rangers recently reunited to celebrate their significant occasion.Former Cavan senior footballer John Brady, who worked as a PE teacher in Skibbereen, played an integral role in helping the Rossas...

O’Donovan Rossa senior football team 1992

Thursday 02nd November, 2017


The victorious O’Donovan Rossa senior football team who captured the Andy Scannell Cup for the first time in their history back in 1992 recently met up to celebrate the 25thanniversary of their triumph.The triumphant O’Donovan Rossa football squad were introduced before the recent senior county football final between Nemo Rangers and St...

Bingo Cancelled Friday 20th October

Thursday 19th October, 2017


Bingo Cancelled Friday 20th OctoberBingo in The Pavilion at Rossa Park is cancelled this Friday 20th October due to the adverse weather forecast.

Former O’Donovan Rossa senior footballer Jack O’Donovan recently helped inspire San Francisco based team Sean Traceys to senior championship glory for the first time since 2011.Sean Traceys prevailed following a pulsating final encounter. They defeated Young Islanders/St Brendan’s on a full time score of 2-10 to 1-10. Jack who...


Cork minor football star Laura O’Mahony was afforded a deserved heroes welcome when she paraded the minor A All-Ireland football championship crown in the Rossa Park, Skibbereen recently.The O’Donovan Rossa heroine played a pivotal role in helping the young Rebelettes claim a third successive All-Ireland final following their...

The O’Donovan Rossa GAA annual golf classic took place in Skibbereen West Carbery Golf Club on Saturday August 19th. The day was a complete success with over 50 teams taking part. A combination of fine weather and the excellent condition of the course made for a great day all round. The main competition was won by John O’Driscoll Motor Factors...

O’Donovan Rossa 3 - 9Gabriel Rangers 1 - 10On Sunday evening the 20/8/17 in Ballydehob, O’Donovan Rossa progressed to the semi final stage of the Rowa/Rowex Pharma South West Junior Three Football Championship after a hard fought win over Gabriel Rangers. The match was played in difficult underfoot conditions however both sides served up a...

Upgraded facilities at Rossa Park

Thursday 03rd August, 2017


O'Donovan Rossa GAA Club recently upgraded their facilities in the Rossa Park by constructing new fencing, footpaths and planting a new pitch which ensures their new playing surface and surrounds is amongst the elite in the county.The progressive club now boast state of the art facilities which greatly pleases their diligent club chairman John...

O'Donovan Rossa Ladies Club player Laura O'Mahony is on the Cork Minor Team for the All-Ireland final against Galway in O'Connor Park stadium Tullamore on Monday next August 7th. The match is part of a double header with the Cork Senior Ladies team taking on Monaghan in the All-Ireland Qualifier round 3pm followed by the Minor final at 4.45pm....

John Bohane speaks to Ned English.Ned English eats, sleeps and breathes Gaelic football.The experienced football coach is currently tasked with reviving the fortunes of the O'Donovan Rossa senior footballers this season. Despite his many years coaching many club teams, a divisional team and an inter-county team, he still retains a firm love for...


The U12 boys team who beat Bandon recently in the Marsh in their first League game of this season.

Ger Minihane lands dream role with QPR

Tuesday 21st March, 2017


Former O'Donovan Rossa footballer Ger Minihane has landed a dream role working as a physical therapist with Championship soccer team QPR.The Skibbereen native who has represented the London senior football team in championship action, started working for the West London based team at the start of January. Ger has initially started working with the...


Golf Club Invitational day next Sat March 25th.The format is a 3 person team. Current handicaps are not required. This is aninformal day and intended as an opportunity for clubs to connect up . Reduced rate of €10 per person to include complimentary tea/coffee and scones on arrival. Teams can be mixed ladies/gents and mixed clubs....

Successful Underage Dinner Dance

Tuesday 28th February, 2017


O'Donovan Rossa GAA Club held a very successful dinner dance recently in recognition of their minor football team and their underage ladies teams who enjoyed successful seasons last year.A large crowd of enthusiastic club officials, coaches, proud parents and the members of the various successful teams gathered in the Eldon Hotel on a celebratory...

A very enjoyable function was held in The Eldon Hotel on Saturday last and medals were presented to the girls U15 and U16 teams by Cork star Rena Buckley and O'Donovan Rossa footballer Paudie Crowley presented medals to the minor football team.The past year was a very successful year for the under-age boys and girls clubs.O Donovan Rossa under-age...

Medal Presentation Saturday night Feb 4thThe medal presentation for the Girls U15 and U16 teams and the Minor boys teams will take place this Saturday night in The Eldon Hotel at 7.30pm

Very successful Strictly O'Donovan Rossa

Friday 27th January, 2017


O'Donovan Rossa GAA Club held two very successful fundraisers recently for their underage GAA section and for their ladies club.They ran two very successful Strictly O'Donovan Rossa nights as local personalities showcased their new found dancing skills to capacity crowds in the West Cork Hotel on both nights. Committee member Jennifer...

Nealie McCarthy RIP

Monday 16th January, 2017


Nealie McCarthy RIPOur esteemed colleague, Past President and secretary who also served for many years on various committees in the club passed away on Saturday at the Bons Secours Hospital. R.I.P.Funeral Arrangements: Reposing in Romie O'Donovan's Funeral Home, North Street between 5 -7pm today Monday and removal at 7pm. Funeral Mass...

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