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Ballyboden St. Endas GAA Club

CLG Baile Buadáin Naomh Éanna

Pairc Uí Mhurchú

Ballyboden St. Endas GAA, Camogie and Ladies Football Club

1969 from the merger of Ballyboden Wanderers (1910) and Rathfarnham St. Endas (1966)

Firhouse Road, Dublin

Ballyboden, Rathfarnham, Knocklyon, Ballycullen, Ballyroan, Firhouse

Famous Players:
Football - Colin Moran, Declan O’Mahony, Ciaran Maher, Brian Stynes, Paul Bealin, Jim Stynes, Sean Doherty as well as Armagh’s Enda McNulty

Hurling – David Sweeney, Conal Keaney, Stephen Hiney, Simon Daly, Darragh Spain, Stephen Perkins, David Curtin, Gary Maguire, Emmet Carroll

Camogie – Irene Kirwan, Siobhan O'Dwyer, Sinead nic Niallaigh, Ciara Lucey, Fiona Ní Chorcoráin, Elaine Hickey, Eimear Ring, Síle Nic Coitir, Ann Griffin, Emer Lucey

Ladies Football – Martina Farrell (captain of Dublin team that won the Leinster Final for the first time 2002), Orla Smith, Gemma Fay, Sarah Denvir, Louise Kelly, Sorcha Timmins, Karen Hopkins, Fiona Ní Chorcoráin,

Other Sports: Paul McGinley, Pádraig Harrington, Girvan Dempsey, Eric Millar

Club fields in 73 teams in football, hurling, camogie and ladies football including 1 senior hurling, 2 senior camogie, 2 senior ladies football and 1 senior football.

Honours won:
1 SFC; 2 Senior Football Division 1 League; 3 Senior Hurling Division 1 leagues; 3 senior camogie championships; 6 senior ladies football championships, 4 Leinster Senior Ladies football club titles, 2 All-Ireland Club Senior Ladies Football titles as well as a large number of underage championships. All-Ireland Féile titles in all four sports.

Clubhouse on Firhouse Road with Members Lounge, Function Hall, Dressing rooms etc.

Playing Fields
Pairc Uí Mhurchú; Cherryfield (3); Knocklyon Park, Ballycullen (2); Oldcourt (2); Elkwood; Hermitage (2); Killininney (2), Sancta Maria (1). The club through the generosity of local schools enjoys the use of playing pitches at Firhouse Community College, Scoil Treasa, Coláiste Éanna and St. Colmcille’s Community School, Knocklyon.

The club purchased 15 acres from the Order of Mercy in Ballyroan in 2001 for €2.54m. The club also plans to build 4 dressing rooms in Ballycullen.

In September 2001, Armagh footballer Enda McNulty a graduate in Psychology from QUB and in Sports Science from the University of Ulster took up a position as Coaching Director at the club. Enda’s complements the work of coach P.J. Donohue and Coaching Officer Brian O’Regan. All work intensively with local schools as well as supporting the club’s own mentors and players.

Summer Camps:
Over 1,000 children attend the club’s seven weeks Summer Camps programme run by P.J. Donohue which is the largest club-based summer camp in the country. The camps are sponsored by Rathfarnham and District Credit Union.

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