GAA Clubs are the cornerstone of parishes all over Ireland fostering a sense of community and togetherness. In this series ‘Croí an Chlub’ we tell the stories of four very different GAA clubs as they compete, battle for honours, and strive to survive as they return to play in 2021. In the first episode of this new series, Cumann Micheál Breathnach manager Cárthach Bán Breathnach returns home for the first time in a while. Naomh Abán senior teams finally return to training for last season’s U21 final. And Young Round Tower footballers from Clondalkin are delighted to return to the pitch and the intercounty game returns with Róisín Nic Ruairí from Naomh Muire in thick of it for the Donegal Ladies team.
In the second episode, the season is in full swing for Mícheál Breathnach who face their first real challenge of the season, Róisín returns to her own club Naomh Muire, Naomh Abán play last season’s U21 semi-final but there is some bad luck for Roundtowers camogie team. In this fourth episode, Round Tower camógs have their first championship game, Róisín and her Donegal teammates are preparing for the championship, Cárthach is commentating his first TV match and down in Cork, Seán’s recovery is made easier by the pool in his hometown! In the penultimate episode, Róisín finally returns to play a game for her club Naomh Muire, Micheál Breathnach hurlers have a make or break game, the end of the season may be approaching but Ciara and Seanachán are still busy with Naomh Abán and Round Towers have their sights set on the final rounds of the championship.
In this final episode, Seán Ó Riordáin is on the road to recovery as he sets his sights on University football, Naomh Muire have the chance of promotion but can their captain Róisín make the game? A last chance for Mícheál Breathnach to win a game and a cup this year and Round Towers are back in the championship final for the second year in a row!
Episode one airs on the 13th of January at 8pm on TG4.