Rathkeale Pride

Rathkeale likes to see people proud of the place in which they live and to see people live so that their place is proud of them.

Everyone is welcome to suggest both new and historical achievements for recognition here.

Rathkeale Boxing Club, Martin Keenan, Nell FoxAthletic Excellence: 2019 Martin Keenan and Nell Fox, both from Rathkeale, won Elite gold medals at the prestigious Celtic Box Cup in Dungarvan (the biggest annual event in Europe.)  

 

Athletic Excellence: 2019 Rathkeale AFC players Maedbh, Rebecca and Aine represented the Desmond League Gaynor Team who won the Plate Final.

Athletic Excellence:

2019 Rathkeale’s Brian O’Sullivan helps Ireland’s soccer team claim bronze at the Special Olympics.

 

Niamh Brown, Ciara English and Megan O'Brien of the Munster U17 Camogie TeamAthletic Excellence:

2019 Ciara English (centre in photo) from Rathkeale was part of the Munster U17 Camogie Team that won the Interprovincial All-Ireland.

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Limerick's motor road racer James Chawke from RathkealeAthletic Excellence:

2018 Limerick’s motor road racer James Chawke from Rathkeale won the Junior Manx Grand Prix at the Isle of Man TT course.

Rathkeale jockey Ray HoganAthletic Excellence:

1999 Rathkeale jockey Ray Hogan won on the Eric McNamara trained Rock Castle for Askeaton based owner Seamus Braddish on the final day of Greenpark Races.

Athletic Excellence:

1988 All Ireland Soccer championship won by the Rathkeale ladies under 16 team.

 


Moment of History: July 4th, 1982, the President of Ireland opens the new Rathkeale Community Centre.
Rathkeale hosted the first games outside Limerick CityMoment of History:  1982 The Limerick Community Games athletic county finals were held in Rathkeale. This was the first time that the games were held outside the city. Sean Finn Park (GAA grounds) was the venue for the two day event.

© June 2019 by the Rathkeale Community Council. Page content researched by Olga Makarova of the Rathkeale Community Employment Project.