race night 2018Date for your diary folks – – – 
Now the 3rd November

Come join us for a fun night of entertainment in the Arch bar.



Cost to become an – 
Owner €10/ Trainer €10/ Jockey €10
All three for just €25

For more info contact Mairead on 087-6479514 or any Committee member




41096930_1967398919989648_4525461534893146112_n  4th Sept  

Win a house for €100 or be in 3 draws for €250
Meath GAA are running a draw for three new family homes.
The Meath GAA ‘Royal House Draw’, which is being run in association with Glenveagh Properties, will see three draws take place over the next 15 months with a new three bed semi-detached home valued at €275K to be won in each case.
The draw for the first home – at Cois Glaisin Johnstown Navan – will take place on October 31st. In addition to the new homes, there will also be a range of cash prizes from €10,000 down to €1,000 in each draw.
The tickets cost €100 per draw or you can enter the three draws for an early bird cost of €250.
The tickets can be bought online at http://www.royalhousedraw.com


 or contact Mairead Delaney 0876479514 or Jim Gilligan 0868291816.

Please select Dunshaughlin GAA as the club if registering online.The club will get commission on the sale of each ticket sold. . Your support would be appreciated.


res3  28th July   

Royal Gaels Win Local Derby

Adult League Division 1
Full Time:
Royal Gaels: 3-16(25)
Dunboyne: 3-14(23)
Half Time :
Royal Gaels 1-06
Dunboyne 1-05

Royal Gaels saw off an injury time come back from their close neighbours in what was a thrilling top level game. Captain Laura Murray led her team which consisted of both experienced star players and top quality minor more_______________________________________________________________

res2  22th July   

Masita Cup 1 
St Colmcillies 2-02
Royal Gaels 5-12

Another fine performance this evening,well done girls.



res 1  18th July   

Result from tonight’s

Tonight’s Masita Cup 2 
Royal Gaels 10-10 
Skryne 1-06

A convincing win for the Gaels,well done all.

Royal Gaels Scorers:
Sadhbh Ni Muirri 1-00
Ciara Murphy 0-01
Ciara Galvin 0-01
Tara Ryan 0-05
Susie O’Rourke 4-02
Ava Foley 4-01
Caoimhe Rooney 1-00


res  11th July   

Result from tonight’s 
Masita Cup 2 Round 1 
Gaeil Colmcillies 4-05
Royal Gaels 4-14

Great game played in a really positive spirit by both teams.

Royal Gaels Scorers:

Niamh Curtin 1-06
Molly McNamara 2-01
Ciara Murphy 1-00
Hayley Reynolds 0-02
Ciara Galvin 0-02
Sadhbh Ni Muirri 0-02
Aisling O’Donoghue 0-01


  7th July   











lidi sponsor

26th June –


Picked this super prize up yesterday. Thanks to Gerry Reynolds for entering our Club and to Lidl Ashbourne for this fabulous sports kit for our little ladies U10 group. “Wit woo”




feile team 1

25th June –

The excitement is building among our Feile girls who after training this evening received their new team kits kindly sponsored by Youlanda Blake of Des Kelly Interiors (pictured with the team below). The girls where treated to some food and drinks and we would like to thank An Sibin for their hospitality. We would also like to thank Niamh O’ Sullivan and Orlagh Mclaughlin from our Senior team who kindly gave up their time to give the girls some words of wisdom and encouragement for the coming Feile weekend and afterwards presented the girls with their new kits.


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18th June –

Our U14 girls headed to Cavan on Sunday evening for a challenge against Crosserlough GFC as a warm up game in preparation for Feile. A huge Thank You to Crosserlough for their hospitality and an fantastic game of football. Crosserlough who recently won their Div 1 championship pushed our girls all the way and led by 6 points at half time. Our girls had to dig deep and step up their game which they duly did and fought back to come away with a victory. Well done to both sides and we hope to meet again.


DSC0692517th June –

On the morning of Sunday June 17th, our team drove in to Dunganny with a mix of excitement and nervous anticipation in the air. The girls arrived into the dressing room sporting their cool black and amber wristbands, kindly gifted to them by Mick Summerville. A full squad of 21 girls decked out in their Crown jerseys headed on to the Astro and the game kicked offmore



DSC0705517th June –

The u12 Div 1 final brought our girls face to face with near neighbours Ratoath on Sunday. Having watched their buddies on the Div 6 team take victory, the girls warmed up determined to match their achievement. Captain for the day Eileen Gannon won the toss and elected to play with the wind.

Final Score
Ratoath 2-07
Royal Gaels 1-04





SPON2 SPON416th June –

The U12 Div 1 team completed their preparations for their final on Sunday on Friday evening. After a final training session, the girls were presented with new jerseys sponsored by Linda Gorman Moyles on behalf of Quintillion Ltd to mark their achievement.
Royal Gaels chairman Gerry Reynolds accepted the jerseys on behalf of the girls,and thanked Linda for the very generous sponsorship. 
In presenting the jerseys Linda noted that they were “delighted to mark the players fantastic achievement in reaching the final” and encouraged the girls to enjoy the occasion. She also kindly volunteered to don her chefs hat at the post match BBQ!!!!
The players and mentors would like to thank Linda and Quintillion for their support.




Half Time Result: Royal Gaels 2-11 Oldcastle 7-05
Full Time Result Royal Gaels 5-19 Oldcastle 8-10
Extra Time Half Time Result: Royal Gaels 1-03 Oldcastle 0-02
Extra Time Full Time Result: Royal Gaels 2-04 Oldcastle 1-05
Overall Result: Royal Gaels 7-23 Oldcastle 9-15
Venue: Dunshaughlin 27th maymore                    _______________________________________________________________

WAL25th May –

Under 12 Division 6 Semi-Final v Walterstown Match Report It was a warm and sunny Friday evening as the squad of enthusiastic girls lined out against Walterstown at home to a great crowd of supporters which created a great atmosphere and sense of anticipation. A fast paced game with great evidence of developing skills from both sides.more

DSC0780723th May –

Our u12 Div 1 team travelled to St. Colmcilles yesterday evening for their league semi final. With Caoimhe McCool as captain for the day, the girls completed their warm up before a big attendance buzzing with anticipation. Cilles had topped the group and were hot favourites but our girls were in no way overawed. more                    ________________________________________________________________

u16 squad

22th May –

Hard luck to our U16 Div 2 girls who lost out to Walterstown in their Semi-final this evening on a scoreline of Walterstown 9-08 to Royal Gaels 5-09. Great effort girls.





DSC0349617th May –

Gaels Eventually Set the Right Tone

Junior B Championship Round 2

Venue: Dunshaughln 17th May 2018 7:45pm.

Half Time : Royal Gaels 4-03 Wolfe Tones 1-01

Full Time : Royal Gaels 5-13 Wolfe Tones 2-02

Referee: Paul Mooney

The second round of the Championship saw Royal Gaels make 6 changes to the starting team from round 1 but the strength in depth is remarkable and this was a fine performance, eventually, from the Dunshaughln girls.more


16th May –


Hard fought battle but seniors just fall short.

Full Time Result     Oldcastle 1-17   Royal Gaels 3-08


DSC0328716th May –

Under 14 Division 1 –

Royal Gaels 3 -06 Seneschalstown 4 -06 

There was huge disappointment for our Under 14 Division 1 girls this evening as they suffered a narrow defeat to Seneschalstown in their final regulation league game. more                     ________________________________________________________________


12th May –

Full Time:   Royal Gaels  2-03  St Patrick’s 1-03

The U12 Div 1 spring league came to a conclusion today with a  number of games down for decision. For Royal Gaels girls it came down to a winner take all shootout with St. Pats, Stamullen. Maybe it was the throw in time but this one had the feel of the classic Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly movie, High Noon.more


U12 div 6 v st colmcilles12th May –

Another convincing win from our Under 12 Div 6 team in St Colmcille’s on Saturday afternoon, sending us into the Semi-Final Top of the Table.
Full Time: St Colmcilles 3-08   Royal Gaels  4-09
Half Time: St Colmcilles 0-03  Royal Gaels 1-04
This team are growing and developing week after week.  An exciting game with great individual displays and team performance.more                      ________________________________________________________________








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12th May –

Great day had by all in our Cycle Fundrasier

Well done to all the organisers and helpers on the day.


DSC0216611th May –

Royal Gaels v Gaeil Cilmcilles U16 Div 2

Full Time Result  Royal Gaels  3-10  Gaeil Colmcilles 2-09

Half Time Result  Royal Gaels 1-06  Gael Colmcilles 0-05

Venue Dunshaughlin 8.15pm

A superb game to watch from a spectators view in which both teams gave their all.more


DSC0618410th May –

Royal Gaels Start Junior B with Draw against Simonstown 

Junior B Championship

Simonstown V Royal Gaels

Half Time: Royal Gaels 3-04 Simonstown 1-07

Full Time: Royal Gaels 4-07 Simonstown 2-13

Venue: Dunshaughlin May 10th 2018

This opening round match was hugely entertaining from start to finish. Royal Gaels began strongest in the opening quarter with Eimear Traynor and Niamh Curtin winning the Midfield battle to set up scores for Katelyn Doherty, Ava Foley and Molly McNamara.more


      9th May-                      


A great win for our Senior ladies over last years All Ireland Intermediate Champions



DSC01809DSC012557th May –

Our Superstar Team Challenge took place on a sunny May Bank Holiday and a great day was had by all.

Congratulations to the winning team “THE SPICE GIRLS”

(Check out our photo gallery by clicking on images)




DSC0966530th April –

Simonstown v Royal Gaels U16 Div 2

Full Time – Simonstown 6-08   Royal Gaels 9-11

Half Time – Simonstown  1-02  Royal Gaels 5-08

Venue: Simonstown GAA

A game the Gaels had to win to give themselves a chance to make it into a three way playoff for 3rd and 4th place in the league table.more


20180429_14185029th April –

Tough day at the office for u14 div 6 girls

Full Time Score –   Royal Gaels 1-04   St Michael’s 7-07

Half Time Score  – Royal Gaels 1-02  St Michael’s 5-03

On a chilly sunny day in Dunshaughlin our U14 girls took on the league leaders in what was always going to be a tough encounter.    more                            _________________________________________________________

20180429_12475529th April –

Under 14 Division 1 –
Royal Gaels 8 -16
Dunboyne 5 -04
Our Under 14 Division 1 girls recorded a comprehensive home win against Dunboyne on Sunday morning to stay in contention for a semi final place.more                                   _________________________________________________________

DSC07813 (2)27th April –

Hard fought loss to Cilles for battling U12 Div 1 girls
Final score;
St. Colmcilles 1.15
Royal Gaels 1.05
Our u12 Div 1 team travelled to Laytown to take on St. Colmcilles on  friday evening but were unable to take the spoils against a strong and skillful home side..more                                   _________________________________________________________

U14 div 1 201825th April –

Under 14 Division 1 –Result

Royal Gaels 2-04

Navan O Mahony’s 8-08 

Our Under 14 Division 1 girls suffered a home defeat to Navan O Mahony’s on Wednesday evening with match conditions more akin to mid-Winter. more                                     _________________________________________________________

DSC09109 DSC0912022th April –

A huge “THANK YOU” to all who supported our bake sale in the pastoral centre this morning.To the Organisers,the Bakers,the Girls and Boys who sold, a huge round of applause to you all on a great success and to all who purchased our yummy cakes we hope they went down a treat. GO RAIBH MAITH AGAT


DSC0881521th April –

Adult League Division 6

Full Time Royal Gaels 2-17 Skryne 1-04

Half Time Royal Gaels 0-12 Skryne 1-01

Referee : Pierce Butler

Saturday 21st April, 2018, 7:30pm.

With the snow and bad weather behind us all roads led to Skyrne on saturday night for the 1st round of the Div 6  league match on a fabulous sunny evening. For the first time in history Royal Gaels fielded a 3rd Adult Team in an Adult Competitionmore


DSC0850817th April –

Under 16 Division 2 –
Full Time Score:
Trim 2-07
Royal Gaels 6-09
A must win game for the Gaels and they didn’t let their Mentors down.more



DSC06077 (2)16th April –

Under 14 Division 1 –
Full Time Score:
Walterstown 0-7
Royal Gaels 3-4
Well done to our Under 14 Division 1 girls who bounced back from an opening day defeat at Skyrne to record a superb away win at Walterstown on Monday evening. more

Team Photo15th April –

Royal Gaels 3-01
Don/Ashbourne 1-01
Another great game from our Under 12 Green Team at home this afternoon making it 3 in a row for the girls in the Div 6 Spring League..more



DSC0807811th April –

Fight back Secures Gaels’ Points and Third League Win Adult League
Division 4
Royal Gaels v St Ultans Round 3
Full time Royal Gaels 3-11 St Ultans 1-09
Half time Royal Gaels 0-04 St Ultans 1-05
Referee: Sean Gahan
Venue: Dunshaughlin 8pm 11th April 2018more




11th April –

The bright and sunny conditions of sat were replaced by damp soft underfoot conditions on Wed as the U12 Div 1 team took to the field again in the 3rd round tie versus Navan O’Mahonys.This was a real ding dong battle with both teams attacking with pace. Royal Gaels began well with Anna ” Dean Rock” Duffy and The Gooch McDonagh operating in the full forward line.more



DSC078897th April –

Full Time Result

Royal Gaels 2-09

Dunboyne  1-02

Superb display by our U12 Div 1 girls more


DSC081437th April –

 Dunshaughlin GAA & Royal Gaels LGFA Presentation Night

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 A great night of celebration was held in the Blackbush Golf club when the Club acknowledged the great achievements of players and club members alike.  At the outset a special award was made to the ever youthful and popular Christy Purcell who celebrated a significant milestone birthday this month. 

The compere for the night was Brendan Cummins and the awards were presented by Ferghal Harney, Chairman, Meath LGFA and our own All Ireland winner, Richie Kealy.   

 The awards on the night were presented to;

o Royal Gaels Division 5 FL winners 2017,

o Niamh O’ Sullivan (Captain), Orlagh McLaughlin & Niamh Gallogly, Meath Intermediate Team, All Ireland Semi Finalists & Leinster Winners 2017,

o Laura Quinn, Kelly O Dwyer & Rachel Huijsdens, Meath Minor, All Ireland Finalists 2017.

o Matthew Costello, Meath Under 17 Leinster Winner, 

o John Davis, Meath  All Ireland Winning Camogie Manager 2017,  

o Trevor Dowd and Ray Maloney on playing over 100 Senior Football Championship games with Dunshaughlin.

The night was rounded off when the prestigious Hall of Fame award was announced and presented to a surprised Paddy O Dwyer. Paddy has served the Black and Amber for fifty years in many roles as player, manager, referee, secretary and chairman. In conjunction with this, Paddy has also served as assistant secretary to the Meath County Board and Leinster Council delegate. He continues to serve on the Club Executive and on Meath County Board.   A fully deserved award to a great clubman who has served both club & county with distinction.


DSC080947th April –

Adult League Division 4 Round 2
Full Time
Royal Gaels 3-11 Ballivor 1-02
Half Time
Royal Gaels 2-06 Ballivor 0-02
Referee Tom Lordon
April 7th 2018 11am
Royal Gaels despite making a number of changes to their starting 15 from their round 1 game managed to get past a really tough Ballivor side in round 2. Recent wet weather meant the game was moved to Dunshaughlin more


u12 div 12 v dunboyne 20187th April –

Full Time Result:
Dunboyne 4-03
Royal Gaels 6-07
Another great game from our Under 12 Green Team in Dunboyne this morning winning their second league game in style.The team worked really well as a unit throughout, taking an early lead and really utilising every player, passing the ball with precision and pace. Orlaith McEntee started the scoring with a great point early on, followed by a stylish goal from Emily Fairbother who had a superb game. more



31st March-

Royal Gaels are delighted to announce that Crown Paints Ireland have kindly sponsored a set of jerseys for the girls U12 team. Speaking at the presentation of the jerseys on Saturday morning, Tony Anderson, Sales Manager for Crown Paints Ireland said that “the company are delighted to be involved at a local level in the LGFA by sponsoring a progressive vibrant club like Royal Gaels”. Tony wished the girls well for the season ahead.
Royal Gaels chairman Gerry Reynolds thanked Tony and Crown Paints Ireland for the generous sponsorship and said, ” Normally sponsorship is directed at adult teams, so it is great for the younger girls to receive generous support like this in recognition of their dedication and effort and we greatly appreciate the generosity of Tony and Crown Paints Ireland. Gerry also wished the girls well for the year ahead.






30th March-

Due to the rainfall the game had to switch to Dunshaughlin on the Astro. Not the scoreline anybody likes but after a disappointing first half with little to be mentioned but a  more


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25th March-

Royal Gaels U16 Div 2 Girls get first win in League campaign

Full Time : Royal Gaels 11-11 Oldcastle 6-04
Half Time: Royal Gaels 6-07  Oldcastle 3-02

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24th March-


Full Time Score:  Ratoath 2-01   Royal Gaels 1-04

Our U12 Div 1 team opened the spring league campaign in balmy conditions away to Ratoath on Saturday morning.more


DSC0704113th March-

Royal Gaels U12 Div 6 Girls start League campaign swinging


  Full Time: Royal Gaels 11-06  Ratoath  2-01

  Half Time: Royal Gaels 5-04   Ratoath 1-00

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13th March-

Royal Gaels Bright Start to Adult League Campaign

Royal Gaels LGFC V Wolfe Tones Ladies Round 1 Adult League Division 4.
Venue: Dunshaughlin 13th March 2018 8pm
Full Time : Royal Gaels 6-23 Wolfe Tones 0-05
Half Time: Royal Gaels 3-13 Wolfe Tones 0-01

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13th March-

We have recently launched a new Newsletter which you can see by clicking on the image. The Newsletter covers all the latest goings on in the club, from birthdays to weddings to new referees and everything in between. It also gives a breakdown on the costs involved in running the club. Our club has grown in recent times and will continue to do so. Our weekly lotto and fundraisers are vital to keeping this club running.  You can download it, save it, print it or simply email it to a friend. If you’re new to the area and would like to get involved in the club, in any way, please see a list of contact numbers on page 1. Enjoy the read.


U14 DIV 6 TEAM11th March-

U14 Div 6 girls lose out by 1 point in battle with dunboyne in first league game of the spring league.  (click image for more)



IMG-20180311-WA000111th March-

U16 Div 2 girls lose out to strong Walterstown team.

Full Time Score

Royal Gaels 2-03 Walterstown 8-08


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9th March-



8th March-

Our Comedy Night out has now been rescheduled for the 29th of MARCH so if you haven’t book your tickets for a mad night of laughter please give the girls a call to book you seats on our complimentary bus.🚍

Orlagh 086 126 7903‬
Aoife 085 162 3620‬ 
or any Royal Gaels Committee member for tickets.



   6th March-

Registration night on Thursday 8th March from 7.30 to 9pm in the Clubhouse. If you want to play you must be registered.

Register online at 



4th March-

Get fit for Dunshaughlin GAA sponsored cycle on 12th of May. Information night in the Arch bar on 14th March @ 8.30PM






s1 s2   3rd March-

Well done to Johnny and Liam who were so disappointed with the U10's training cancellation this morning they organised a team building exercise and had the girls meet up and build Igloos in the park. FUN FUN FUN☃️




We have postponed our Mad March Comedy Night event until further date, hold on to your tickets as they will be validated for the deferred event.Thank you



20180225_185654    25TH FEB-     Missed Opportunites cost our U16's in their first league game of the season  

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   11TH FEB-

Medal Presentation took place in Pastoral Centre  (click image to view all)


28058358_1704594542936755_8296233839175222621_n          11TH FEB-

Our new shop had a trial run today with both our chairmen giving it a thumbs up.









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