Monthly Archive: December 2012

Mattie Murphy RIP

Mattie Murphy RIP

The joy Christmas was tempered with the news of Mattie Murphy’s death.    Mattie who lived in Shanbally was truly one of life’s consummate gentlemen. His quite, pleasant and unassuming manner endeared him to all...

Annual Long Puck 2012

Annual Long Puck 2012

The annual Long Puck competition organised by The Shamrock Hurling Club drew a large attendance with some fine scores being recorded in blustry conditions.      The traditional route, starting at the Oratory in...

Christmas Draw 2012

Christmas Draw 2012

The Shamrocks Annual Christmas Draw for 2012 was held in Murphs Bar, Monkstown on Tuesday night last, December 18th. Below are the results:   1st Prize (Monster Christmas Hamper, The Chairman) – Jamie Sweeney...

Tommy O’Rourke RIP

Tommy O’Rourke RIP

The death was announced over the weekend of Tommy (Tucker) O’Rourke. Tommy lived in Carrigaline for many years,but was born in Ringaskiddy. In his youthful years he played hurling and football with Shamrocks along...