Club Info

On this page you will find the following information:

  • About Carbury Gaa
  • Committee Member List
  • The history of our club
  • Club facilities & services
  • Location map & contact information


    Founded: 1925
    COUNTY: Kildare
    Club colours: Gold and Blue
    Grounds: Parsonstown
    Location: Carbury
    Club Playing Colours and Crest:
    Carbury GAA Club colours carbury crest
    Senior Club Championships
    All Ireland province
    Football : 0 0 11

    Carbury GAA Club was founded in 1925. It is situated in an expanding rural community in County Kildare. During this time it has grown and developed to become one of the leading senior clubs in the county. The club has around 150 adult members and 150 Juvenile members. The club fields fourteen football teams for both men and women. Our dual players have played hurling consistently over the years with Broadford Hurling Club.

    The club has completed a major development of its clubhouse and pitch facilities, which has provided it with modern, state of the art amenities to bring the club forward into the new millennium. This massive undertaking would not have been considered were it not for the dedication of club officials, players and the support of the local community and businesses.


    • President – Teddy Duffy
    • Chairman – Matt Cummins – 087 9142430 -
    • Vice Chairman – Matt Daly – 087 9976846
    • Secretary & Treasurer – Tommy Nally – 087 2550548
    • Assistant Treasurer – Richard Cully – 087 2593972
    • Assistant Secretary – Marian Dolan – 086 0735512
    • PRO – Pat Herbert – 085 7231767
    • Registrar – Sharon Mullally – 087 6721286
    • Co Board Delegate – Matt Cummins

    • Underage Football

    • Chairperson – Paul Ryan – 087 6701363
    • Secretary – Gordon McDonnell – 087 2422739
    • North Board Delegates – Ian Patel 085 1744551
    • Bord Na Nog Delegate – Finbarr Redmond
    • Child Protection Officer – Bernard Kearney 087 2503162

    • Ladies Football

    • Chairman – MJ Smith
    • Secretary – Stuart Thompson – 087 6670457
    • Treasurer – Fiona Feely-Kelly – 087 6886305
    • Co Board Delegates – Emily Kelly / M. Smyth


      Organised Gaelic games have taken place in Carbury since the late nineteenth century but the current Carbury GAA Club was founded in 1925. Since then it has grown steadily both in terms of playing and infrastructure. The club provides gaelic football opportunities for men and women from four years of age to adulthood. The men’s adult team is now firmly established in Kildare’s senior grade.

      Below are some of the key milestones in the history of the club:

      • 1920s - Club founded
      • 1 Junior Championship win and 1 Junior Championship runner-up
      • 1 Intermediate League

      • 1930s - Parsonstown pitch obtained from Land Commission
      • 1 Intermediate Championship
      • 1 Senior League success

      • 1940s
      • 3 Senior Championship successes and 2 runners-up
      • 1 Senior league win
      • 1 runners-up in Junior championship

      • 1950s
      • 4 U16 championship wins
      • 1 U14 championship win
      • 4 Senior league wins
      • 2 Junior league wins
      • 2 minor league wins
      • 1 minor championship

      • 1960s
      • 4 Senior championship wins and 3 runners-up
      • 2 senior league wins
      • 1 junior championship win
      • Runners-up in Jack Higgins cup
      • 4 minor championship wins
      • 2 minor championship runners-up
      • 4 minor league wins
      • 5 U16 championship wins
      • 6 U14 championship wins
      • 5 All Ireland U21 football winners

      • 1970s – Dressing rooms with shower facilities built
      • 3 Senior championship wins and 4 runners-up
      • 1 U21 championship and 3 runners-up
      • 1 Senior league success
      • 1 U14 championship success
      • 1st Kildare All Star

      • 1980s – Hall, Kitchen and bar facilities added
      • 1 Senior championship success and 2 runners-up
      • Winners of first Kildare Centenary cup
      • 1 Junior league success and 1 runners-up
      • 1 Minor league and championship success
      • 1 Senior B championship
      • 5 Junior C championships
      • 1 U17 league win

      • 1990s – Parsonstown pitch levelled and developed – Two underage pitches and one adult pitch purchased and developed
      • 1 Senior B championship success

      • 2000s – Re-development of club facilities to provide a modern bar and lounge, four dressing rooms, referees changing room, kitchen and boiler house.
      • 1 minor league success
      • 1 U17 league runners-up
      • 3 U9, 2 U10 and 2 U11 league successes
      • Junior C league and championship success


        Dan Thornton, Ballyshannon, Carbury, Co.Kildare passed away recently after a brief illness. Dan was a well known personality not only in the Carbury area but also further afield.
        Dan had a long and loyal history with Carbury and Kildare GAA. He also had a great love of Hurling, where he affiliated himself to Broadford Hurling Club. He was also President of the Long Bar Edenderry Golf Society.
        Dan epitomised what is meant by true community spirit. Dan’s participation in the community was all encompassing. He was the voice of encouragement and experience and had an admirable no-nonsence attitude. He never shied away from hard work which was done on a voluntary basis. Whatever he did he gave 100%. He did the hardest work of all in the current climate, fundraising.
        Dan was a loyal Kildare supporter and enjoyed all aspects of his participation in the GAA. Everybody knew Dan and has fond memories of him in the Kildare GAA circuit. No list of his activities can do justice to the amount of time and effort Dan gave to the GAA.
        A full guard of honour was in place for Dan’s funeral including members of Carbury GAA and Broadford hurling club. Monica his daughter spoke about Dan’s great love of Kildare and all things sport.
        Carbury GAA would like to extend its deepest sympathies to Dan’s family, his wife Pauline, children David, Brendan, Monica and Gemma, brother Michael, sister Nuala, grand children sons-in-law, daughter in law, nephewsn nieces, relatives and friends.

        Dan is sadly missed. May he rest in peace.


        Carbury GAA has a large bar, sports and function hall which can be hired out for all your events and functions. It also has a large LCD screen to watch all the major sports events on.

        If you would like further information regarding booking the function room, please contact the bar manager

        Sean Conaty on 046 9552806

        Club House Bar Sports & Function hall


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        Carbury GAA is located at Parsonstown just 5 minutes from the village of Derrinturn. The catchment area of the club is the parish of Carbury in North West Kildare