Sunday 22 October 2017

Community Games 2017 - All the action from the National Sports Complex, Dublin

A young boy competes in the gymnastics at the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
A young boy competes in the gymnastics at the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
Sean Barry 10yrs from Kerry and Luke Nolan 8yrs from Limerick compete in Judo at the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
A competitor from Mayo takes part in the Marathon at the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
Children from around the country compete in Table Tennis at the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
St Marys from Castle Island Co Kerry play against Gaelscoil Ultain, Monaghan in the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
Pictured is Ella James 8yrs with her little brother Michael 2yrs,Ella from the Galway City Judo Club took part in the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
Niall Kearney 9yrs from St Andrews Malahide, takes part in the Chess competition at the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
A little boy gets some encouragement before competing in Judo at the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
Pictured Michael James 2yrs has his sister Ella 8yrs practice on him as his sister from the Galway City Judo Club took part in the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
Pictured is Ella James 8yrs with her little brother Michael 2yrs,Ella from the Galway City Judo Club took part in the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
Luke Nolan 8yrs from Limerick holds onto his mothers leg as he is upset over losing his Judo fight at the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
Sean Barry 10yrs from Kerry and Luke Nolan 8yrs from Limerick compete in Judo at the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
Pictured is Ella James 8yrs with her little brother Michael 2yrs,Ella from the Galway City Judo Club took part in the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
A young boy competes in the gymnastics at the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
St Marys from Castle Island Co Kerry play against Gaelscoil Ultain, Monaghan in the Aldi Community Games Festivals. 2017 marks the Golden Jubilee of Community Games in Ireland, and over the past 50 years more than 5 million children have participated and competed across a wide range of sporting and cultural activities. On the 6th May, over 2,800 participants competed for titles in a range of different sports and activities. For more information log onto www.aldicommunitygames.ie.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.
Michael (5) James from Galway City at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Amy Brehony from Ballymoat Sligo at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Riley Mead (11) from Milltown at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Rachele Gubbins (15) from Kilfinane Limerick at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Ballymoat Sligo U11s at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Jack Nolan (10) from Kilteely Limerick from at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Jack Nolan (10) from Kilteely Limerick from at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Jack Duncan and Sean Dillon (both 11) from Milton West Meath at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Jack Nolan (10) from Kilteely Limerick from at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Jack Nolan (10) from Kilteely Limerick from at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
The Under 13 Girls from Kill/Johnstown at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Evan McGrath, Oran O'Dea, Sean Dwyer, Conall Maguire and Charlie Holmes from Kilteely Limerick at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Jade Byrne, Robyn Lavin (both 12) and Sean Farrelly (5) from Kill Co.Kildare at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Jade Byrne and Robyn Lavin (both 12) Kill Co.Kildare at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Annelie Kerin, Katie Kearns, Ellie Mai Walsh, Mollie Mahony and Tara Kearns (all 10) from Castleisland Co.Kerry at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
All the Judo Competitors at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Parents at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Caoliann Moss, Aisling Burke, Caoimhe Kelly (all 12) and Eabha Kelly (11) from Maree Galway at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Mary and Michael (5) James from Galway City at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Morgan, Mary and Michael (5) James from Galway City at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Rachele Gibbons, Sinead Walsh and Jade O'Doherty all U16 from Kilfanane at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Anna May Clarke (11) from Castlebar at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Aoife McSkeane (11) from Monaghan Town at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
06/05/17. Lisa Mooney (U13) from CloughJordan at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
06/05/17. Patrick Kiernan (10) from Milton-Emper Moyvore at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
06/05/17. Rachele Gibbons, Sinead Walsh and Jade O'Doherty all U16 from Kilfanane at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
06/05/17. Lucy Fitzgerald (11) from CloughJordan at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
06/05/17. Lucy Connolly from Balla at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
06/05/17. Judo at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
06/05/17. Lisa Mooney (Under13) from CloughJordan at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.
Pierse Maguire (8) from Galway at the Community Games in at the National Sports Campus Dublin. Pic: Justin Farrelly.

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