*St Breckans manager Donie Garrihy. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) Child of Prague statues are more associated with trying to get divine assistance on the big wedding day but in Lisdoovnarna and Doolin those same statues may be seen as they pray for fine weather this Sunday on what is another very big day,…
*St Breckans’ Aiden Davidson. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) St Breckans have sealed their place in the semi-finals of the Munster intermediate football club championship with a strong third quarter seeing them past Limerick champions Galtee Gaels.
*St Breckans celebrate their intermediate success. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) St Breckans pride themselves on being a senior club which as full forward Joseph McGann pointed out brought with it a degree of pressure to get over the line in Saturday’s intermediate final.
*Donie Garrihy embraces Maccon Byrne. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) Donie Garrihy will always have a special place in the folklore of Clare soccer but on Saturday he achieved with his local GAA club St Breckans guiding their return to the senior ranks at the first attempt.
*Aiden Davidson and Jack Sheedy celebrate. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) St Breckans have sealed their return to the senior ranks of Clare football, twelve months after being relegated.
*Donie Garrihy. Photograph: Willie O’Reilly (Burren Eye Photography) Passion and pride are two traits Donie Garrihy will always bring to the fore regardless of the sport, so long as his native place is concerned.
It’s his first year on the Kildysart intermediate panel but Emmet McMahon is well aware of the heartbreak suffered by the club on big days.
*FILE PHOTO: Aidan Davidson in action for St Breckans. Photograph: Gary Collins Kildysart and St Breckans will meet in the final of the Clare IFC following their respective semi-final wins over the weekend.
*Shane Hickey and Shane Gleeson will be crossing paths in two weeks. Photograph: Martin Connolly Fresh off the back of the weekend’s quarter-finals, the semi-final draw for the Clare SFC and IFC took place on Monday evening.