Club History

Coolmeen GAA was founded in 1887, three years after the association came together. Coolmeen have,  at one stage or another, competed in all grades of county football, from Junior B to Senior. They have been successful in the following competitions:
 
Clare Senior Football Championship (2): 1919, 1922
 
Clare Intermediate Football Championship (2): 1959, 1966,
 
Clare Junior A Football  Championship (6): 1922, 1958, 1964, 1983, 1999, 2015

Clare Junior B Football Championship (1): 1957

Clare U21 Football Championship (4): 1980, 2009, 2010, 2015

Clare Minor Football Championship (6): 1943, 1977, 1978, 1994, 2012, 2013

After a 16 year wait Coolmeen won the 2015 Junior A County title in a repeat of the 1999 final against Clondegad in Cooraclare. Coolmeen will compete at Intermediate level in 2016. They are currently being managed by Martin Daly and his selectors Jack McMahon, Brian Meaney, Declan Casey & Enda Haugh.
 
Coolmeen, over the years, have had many representatives for the club in the Clare senior football panel. Coolmeen greats like Frank Kennedy and his brother PJ have both worn the saffron and blue and have both battled with the greats of the game, like Kerry's Mick O' Connell. In the last decade, Noel Meaney, current Junior A captain and centre back, has been part of the Clare squad. Cathal O' Connor, nephew of Noel and current Junior A midfielder, is currently part of the Clare squad. He was been part of the Clare setup since underage levels and is one of the county's current stars, taking up midfield, wing forward and full forward positions. In 2011, he made his intercounty championship debut against Cork in the Munster Senior Football Championship quarter final. 

Underage football has gone from strength to strength in the club, with numerous under 12 to minor league and championship wins in the last 8 years. In 2003, Coolmeen, led by captain Alan Marrinan, defeated Ballyvaugan in the u14 county div 4 league final after a long spell without underage success. Since then, Coolmeen has been repersented by Cathal O' Connor, Kevin Corry, Joe Corry, Jason O'Leary, Aidan Corry and Paudraig Corry in underage county squads. Currently, the club is being represented by up and coming stars including Gary Meaney, Anthony King, Ben Cleary, Cian Murphy & Mark Meaney in Clare development teams.
    
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