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O'Loughlin Gaels is a Gaelic Athletic Association club situated in the St. John’s parish of Kilkenny city, County Kilkenny, Ireland. The club was founded in 1969,[1] replacing the St. John’s Hurling Club that started back in 1887.

O'Loughlin Gaels
Gaeil Uí Lochlainn
Colours:White and Green
Grounds:St.John's Park
Coordinates:52°39′30.85″N 7°14′08.48″W / 52.6585694°N 7.2356889°W / 52.6585694; -7.2356889Coordinates: 52°39′30.85″N 7°14′08.48″W / 52.6585694°N 7.2356889°W / 52.6585694; -7.2356889
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Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Leinster
Hurling: - 2 4

O'Loughlin Gaels are one of the most successful Kilkenny clubs of the new millennium, winning county titles in 2001 and 2003. In 2003, they went on to claim their first Leinster senior title. In January 2011, they claimed their second Leinster title after a 0-14 to 1-8 win against Oulart-the-Ballagh in the final.[2]

The club was named AIB Club of the Year in 1983.[1]


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  2. ^ "Gaels stand tall when it matters". Irish Times. 2011-01-31. Retrieved 2011-02-02.
  3. ^ "Gutsy O'Loughlin Gaels find second wind". Irish Examiner. 31 October 2016. Retrieved 31 October 2016.

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