Part History

Listowel Gaelic Athletic Association

June 27th 1885

Meeting to form G.A.A. Club was held. The following resolution was proposed and seconded: “That we, the people of Listowel in public meeting assembled, hereby establish a branch of the G.A.A.” A club was then formed with the following officers: J. W. Keane was appointed President; M. Murphy, Vice-President; Richard Stack, Treasurer and M. J. Flavin, Honorary Secretary.

August 10th 1885

G.A.A. Club organised sports Meeting – no report.

April 28th 1889

First Town League recorded – William St. (Shamrocks) V Church St. (Amateurs)

November 1888

County Board formed: Listowel delegates present: Martin O’Sullivan and J. McGrath.On Martin O’Sullivan’s proposition T. Slattery was appointed chairman.


1st County Championship1st Round – Listowel (Feale Amateurs) defeated Irremore.2nd Round. Tralee Mitchels defeated Listowel (Feale Amateurs)


County Championship- Listowel defeated by Tralee Mitchels


1st recorded Listowel team on print (Club History)


Football Club split – 2 teams (Listowel Football Club) and Listowel Temperance Society Club (St Patrick’s)County Championship Draw: Listowel Football Club V Tralee Mitchels and St. Patrick’s V Irremore

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