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Castledermot GFC crest
Castledermot GFC

Founded in 1889, club colours are blue and white. Home games are played at Abbeylands.

The club has historically been more successful at hurling than football having won three Kildare senior football titles. However they won promotion to the senior ranks of Kildare's senior football competition in 2015 by winning the intermediate title.

Castledermot GAA was founded at a meeting attended by a dozen people and chaired by Fr Ryan CC on February 17, 1889. RIC records from 1890 show four clubs in the area. Castledermot had 40 members with officers listed as J Lyon, Matt Lawlor, Pat Byrne and Richard Germane. Ballyhade Pallatine had 70 members with Michael Malone, Pat Doyle and John Hoel recorded as officers. Graney club had 50 members, with P McLaughlin, Peter Byrne, Michael Kavanagh and James Murray recorded as officers. Kilkea Geraldines had 40 members with PJ Kennedy, William Farrell, John B Ryan and Martin Lawlor recorded as officers. The club played at Barnhill, moved to Abbeyland and to their current grounds at Woodlands in 1970.

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