Ballymun Kickhams GAA
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Ballymun Kickhams (Irish: Ciceam Bhaile Munna ) is a GAA club in Ballymun, Dublin, Ireland. The club has a clubhouse and its home pitch, Pairc Ciceam, just off the Ballymun (junction 4) exit of the M50. Ballymun also has a full size astroturf pitch. The club derives its name from Charles Joseph Kickham (1828–1882). They last won the Dublin Senior Football championship in 2012.
|Ciceam Bhaile Munna|
|Nickname:||The Mun, The Ballymun.|
|Colours:||Red and Green|
|Senior Club Championships|
The club was set up in 1969 following the merging of two clubs, Ballymun Gaels and C.J. Kickhams. Senior status was first achieved in 1978 when Ballymun Kickhams beat Fingal Ravens in the Intermediate league final. In 1981 Ballymun made it to their first Dublin Senior Football Championship Final. The club's Intermediate team participated in the 2010 RTÉ series "Celebrity Bainisteoir", with Today Fm's Maireád Farrell.
Ballymun Kickhams won their first Dublin Football Championship in 1982, won their second in 1985 before claiming their third in 2012. Ballymun claimed the Division 1 league title in 1983, 1984, 1987,1988 & most recently in 2009. On Sunday 9 December 2012, Ballymun Kickhams won their first ever Leinster Senior Football Final, defeating Portlaoise, in Mullingar.
In 2011, the U14 Ballymun Kickhams team won the All Ireland Division 1 Féile for the first time in the club's history.
In March 2013, Ballymun Kickhams reached the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Final, where they were defeated by St. Brigids of Roscommon.
In 2015 the Ballymun Minors, managed by former Dublin Senior Footballer, *Paddy Christie won a historic treble. They won the Minor 'A' Football Championship, Division 1 League Title and Leinster Minor Football Championship.
Paddy Carr is the current Ballymun Kickhams coach.
- All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship Runner-Up 2013
- Leinster Senior Club Football Championship Winner 2012-13 Runner-Up 1982-83
- Dublin Senior Football Championship Winners (3) 1982, 1985, 2012
- Dublin AFL Division 1 Winners 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 2009
- Dublin Intermediate Football Championship: Winners 1979
- Dublin Junior B Football Championship Winners 2016
- Dublin Under 21 A Football Championship: (6) 1990, 1991, 1996, 2007, 2008, 2018
- Dublin Under 21 B Football Championship: (1) 2013
- Dublin Minor A Football Championship (5) 1951, 1952, 1953 (as Kickhams), 1977, 2015
- Dublin AFL Div. 4 Winners 2014
- Dublin AFL Div. 6 Winners 2017
- Team, Balls. "Watch: Eir Sport To Air Story Of Hope And Persistence About Ballymun Kickhams". Balls.ie.
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