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Girls Mini Rugby!

Clontarf Girls Mini Rugby - U12 & U15 Training

Every Sunday @ 11am, Clontarf Rugby Club

Clontarf Rugby Club’s aim is to give the girls a fun way to learn the game in an encouraging and friendly atmosphere.

New players always welcome!

For more information, check out Clontarf Rugby Club’s official page.

Millennium Day - 1000 Years The Battle of Clontarf 23rd April 1014

Today is a significant day as it is the official “Millennium Day” for the Battle of Clontarf and the death of Brian Boru on the 23rd of April 1014.

To commemorate the 1000th anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf, President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, will be attending the Ecumenical Service in the Church of St. John the Baptist, Seafield Road West, Clontarf  at 12pm.  Read More....

Then this evening as part of the commemorative activities another historic battle will take place - Clontarf versus the Barbarians in the real Battle of Clontarf! Clontarf Rugby Club is marking the millennium anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf by hosting this momentous game between Clontarf Rugby Club and the world famous Barbarians FC in Clontarf Rugby Club grounds on Castle Avenue. Read More....

And if it is history you want then we have two events taking…


The ladies of Clontarf Hockey Club are hosting an event called ‘Time for Tea’ to celebrate International Women’s Day.

‘Time for Tea’ , which takes place on Sunday, 9th March 2014 from 2pm – 4pm in Clontarf Rugby Club on Castle Avenue, will offer women an afternoon of tea and treats for the body and soul.

Featuring talks from local gurus on Health & Nutrition, Posture, Consultation and Dressing for Success, the event aims to inspire change in women’s lives with a view to making them healthier, fitter and more confident. Aside from the…


Mount Temple Parents' Association will hold their annual fundraising Table Quiz on Thursday 27th of March at Clontarf Rugby Club. Tables cost €40. (4 per table). Raffle on the night. Please come along and support this fun event. All funds raised on the night going to support Mount Temple School.

Start time: 8pm Thursday 27th March

Location: Clontarf Rugby Club

Contact: or 087 417130

Clontarf Rugby Club - A Few Interesting Facts

Rugby is a sport that is at the heart of the Clontarf community and in the hearts of the people of Clontarf. 

Clontarf Rugby Club is The Dublin club that gave Cian Healy and Brian O’Driscoll their starts and is playing the Barbarians next April. 

Now a household name, the O'Driscoll family have a long history with CRC as Frank and Bill O’Driscoll, Brian’s father and grandfather, played for Clontarf at centre and scrum-half respectively. Frank was a fine player, who captained Clontarf in 1976 and played for Ireland against Argentina. Unfortunately, back…

Oktoberfest returns to the Clontarf Rugby Club for 2013

Calling all Herrs and Fräuleins for the 2013 Oktoberfest!

The third annual Clontarf Rugby Club Oktoberfest will return to Castle Avenue for one night only on Saturday September 28th.

Tickets only €20 which includes 2 beers and food.

Tickets available from Clontarf Rugby Club. Tickets go on sale 6th September.

Happy hour will take place from 8-9pm so get down early and support your club!

ROAR Over 18′s only

3rd Annual Ladies Breast Cancer Lunch

The Clontarf Rugby Club Annual ladies lunch in aid of Action Breast Cancer is back!

In its third year, this annual event will be taking place on Saturday March 23rd, and is looking to be better than ever.

After an outstandingly successful day in the past two years attended by 320 ladies in total, a total of €14,120 was raised.

This year they are hoping to break the €20,000 mark.

Tables are now sold out but please contact if you would like to donate or support.

Strictly Come Dancing Fundraising Challenge update and contestant videos

We have some updates on the much anticipated Strictly Come Dancing challenge being held in the Wright Venue this month, on Saturday February 23rd from 7.30pm.

Tickets for the Strictly Come Dancing Fundraising Challenge are now sold out!

There is a named guest list for a small number of people to pay on the door on the night. This is quickly being filled and is soon to be closed.

Anyone interesting in being on the guest list can contact Karen Mulvaney by phone on 087 6671986 or by email

The event, which is a fundraiser for the Clontarf…

Clontarf Hockey Club Table Quiz

Clontarf Hockey Club will be holding a table quiz on Thursday, January 31st. It will be held in the main bar of Clontarf Rugby Club and will kick off at 8.30pm.

Tables of four will have an entry fee of €40. All are welcome so please feel free to bring friends and family.

Donations of prizes for the raffle on the night would be greatly appreciated. Email Karen at if you would like to donate a prize.

Check out their Facebook event to stay up to date.

Meet the stars of Clontarf's own Strictly Come Dancing

Don't miss your chance to meet some of the soon-to-be stars of Clontarf's Strictly Come Dancing, before they become famous!

Assuming they can still move after their first two dance training sessions this week, contestants Dairine Flynn, Denise Simpson, Grainne Kyne, Helen Mooney, Helena Duggan and Maria Cunningham will be hosting a coffee morning in the intimate surroundings of Clontarf Rugby Club.

The coffee morning, taking place in the Rugby Club on Friday, January 11th from 9.30 - 11am, is a chance…

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