Jul 03 2015


Category: UncategorizedThomas @ 5:21 pm

Kyle O’Reilly was on the score sheet twice for Erris United in their away Super League encounter with Ballina Town on Thursday night the 2nd July but his efforts were not enough the game ended 2-2.

Iorras were in front after 20 minutes with Kyle O’Reilly scoring with a nice finish but Ballina leveled just before the break. In the second half Kyle had Erris were in front again on 65 minutes to leave it 2-1 to the visitors but Ballina Town scored 5 minutes from the end, final score was Ballina Town 2 Erris United 2. 

Iorras are away to Castlebar Celtic on Sunday 5th.

Jun 28 2015


Category: UncategorizedThomas @ 10:21 pm

Iorras Aontaithe are through to the second round of the Connaught Gold Cup after beating Westport United (B) 6-2 aet, 2-2 at full time. The first half ended 1-1 with Kyle O’Reilly leveling for Erris before the whistle. When play resumed Ryan Ruddy put Iorras in front with the first of three goals but Westport (B) made it 2-2 at full time. In extra time Erris got a second wind and Brendan Nallen scored twice and Ryan Ruddy completed his hat-trick with two more. Good luck in the next round

Jun 15 2015


Category: UncategorizedThomas @ 12:03 pm
Oisín with Kyle & Eamon look very happy after their afternoons work.

Oisín (centre) with Kyle & Eamon look very happy after their afternoons work.

Oisín Murphy was at his spectacular best mid-field for Erris United away to Castlebar Celtic in the semi-final of the Westaro Cup on Sunday 14th with 4-3 final score.

Two goal in the opening half from Eamon Carey and Ivan Barrett which had the sides going in at the break with Iorras 2-1 and two more great efforts from Kyle O’Reilly in the second half, Castlebar Celtic  scored two in the final ten minutes but it wasn’t enough to stop Iorras from reaching the final.

Erris Keeper Shane Nallan pulled off two great saves each side of the half but it was Oisín Murphy who took all the plaudits with his display and bearing in mind he had completed a 360KM cycle from Dublin to Belmullet over two days previous in the great escape cycle fundraiser for the Capuchin day center in Dublin, he’s a mighty buck. Manager Martin McIntyre was very happy with over all team performance.

Iorras will face Manulla in the final on the weekend of the 22nd/23rd August in Milebush Park Caslebar



Jun 01 2015


Category: UncategorizedThomas @ 12:27 am


1st prize 300 euros Expert electrical voucher,Ellie Hefferon.

2nd prize 100 euros Expert electrical voucher,Conor Joyce

5 x 10 euro voucher,Builin Blasta
Brendan Doherty
Kevin Walsh
Deirbhle langan
Jamie Reilly
Leanne Heraghy

5 x 10 euro voucher,Clann lir
Sean Heston
Sophie o Connor
Luke O’Reilly
Aran Reilly
Anthony Walsh

10 x 10 euro voucher,Careys newsagents
Gareth o Malley
Elizabeth Walsh
Patrick Gallagher
Eamon mcAndrew
Eileen Murphy
Angela Doherty
Deirbhle langan
Margaret mcAndrew
Aideen Linehan
Ellie Kilker


May 31 2015


Category: UncategorizedThomas @ 9:37 pm
Ronan with the award winners along with Club Chairman Michael Dixon. Congratulations to everyone

Ronan with the award winners along with Club Chairman Michael Dixon. Congratulations to everyone. All the award winner can be viewed on the Club Facebook page.

Iorras Aontaithe awards.
Erris United hosted their 2014 awards night in the Clann Lir Bar on Sunday 31st May.
The awards were presented by former Erris United and current Notts County striker Mr. Ronan Murray and the awards were Sponsored by McNulty’s Coach’s Belmullet & many thanks to them for their continuing support.
The winners were:
Under 11 Player of the year: Ben Shevlin.
Under 12 Golden Boot: Daragh Dixon.
Under 12 POY: Daithi Cosgrove.
Under 13 GB: Eamon Fallon.
Under 13 POY: Luke McWilliams.
Presentations were made to Evan Ivers and Luke O’Reilly to celebrate their selection for the 2015 Kennedy Cup Team.
Under 14 GB: Evan Ivers.
Under 14 POY: Fionnan Ryan.
Under 15 GB: Mikey Conroy.
Under 15 POY: David Padden.
Under 16 GB: Daragh Murray.
Under 16 POY: Johnny Harding.
Under 17 GB: Justin Healy.
Under 17 POY: Michael Hurst.
A presentation was made to Ryan O’Donohue to celebrate his signing for Sligo Rovers.
B Team GB: Stephen Cawley.
B Team POY: Brendan Doherty.
A Team Young POY: Ryan Ruddy.
A Team GB: Jason Boylan this awards was excepted by Jason’s Dad Martin he himself an award winner for the Club in days gone bye.
A Team POY: Eamon Carey.

May 30 2015


Category: UncategorizedThomas @ 11:19 pm
Erris United, playing in the rain.

Erris United

In this Super league clash played in very heavy rain at Carne Nash Park on Saturday evening 30th, Iorras and Manulla had played 65 minutes of football when Referee Damian McGrath called time on play due to the excessive heavy rain which was making the playing conditions dangerous and at that stage in the proceedings the game at nil-nil.

Manulla on a very wet league encounter at Carne Nash Park


Both sides had opportunities to score with the best of these  falling to Erris United with the Manulla and Mayo Miner Keeper, Mathew Flanagan having to at his best to block efforts from Ivan Barrett, Kyle O’Reilly, Brendan Nallen and Thomas Murphy.
Iorras Aontaithe are away to Ballina Town on Saturday evening the 6th June with a 7.30pm kick-off.

May 27 2015


Category: UncategorizedThomas @ 10:01 pm

The Club will have the long awaited fundraising Ball run on Sunday 31st on Church Street beginning at 5pm with ball cards available leading up to the event at An Builin Blasta and on the round-a-bout. This event will be held regardless of wind, rain, storm.

Balls away

Balls away at 5pm

Club awards at 6.30pm

Club awards at 6.30pm

Then later on at 6.30pm the Club will hold its awards evening in the Clann Lir for the 2014 season.

Apr 12 2015


Category: UncategorizedThomas @ 3:04 pm

Iorras Aontaithe got their League season off on a winning note in the Super League away to newly promoted Conn Rangers on Saturday evening the 11th April, Final score was Conn Rangers 0 Erris United 1.

Pete MacArthur, great finish on 75 minutes.

Pete MacArthur, great finish on 75 minutes.

Harry Reilly, the great penalty save in injury time to give all three points to Iorras.

Harry Reilly, the great penalty save in injury time to give all three points to Iorras.

The goal coming half way into the second half, Pete MacArthur with nice finish from close range, Thomas Murphy the provider. But all the plaudits most go to Iorras Keeper Harry Reilly he pulled off a great finger tip save when Conn Rangers were awarded a penalty in injury time, in fact, the veteran Club man was in great form between the posts all through the game. Erris are away to Westport United in their next outing.

Mar 15 2015


Category: UncategorizedThomas @ 6:34 pm

Iorras Aontaithe is through to the Quarter Finals of the Connaught Cup when they beat Conn Rangers at Carne Nash, final score, Erris Utd 3 Conn Rangers 1.
The first half ended with no score, but both sides had their opportunities especially in the opening ten minutes with Conn Rangers, Owen McNamara, Shane Burke and Simon Melly having their moments. But equally Iorras had their opportunities as will especially in the last eight minutes with Gareth O’Malley and Jason Boylan coming close.
But four minutes into the second half, a trade mark free from Brendan Nallan had Iorras in front, but Conn Rangers were back level on 66 minutes when Shane Maughan found space just outside the area. Then on 79 minutes Jason Boylan had Erris in front again with a great finish from the edge of the area and on 82 minutes substitute Pete MacArthur got his head to a Tom Murphy corner in a packed area to leave the final score 3-1.

Erris United in Quarter final of Connaught Cup

Erris United in Quarter final of Connaught Cup

Afterword’s Manager Martin McIntyre spoke very positively about the team performance.
A point of note, it was great to see John Gaughan making a welcomed return after a prolonged absents through injury and making a number of nice saves between the posts for the home side. Good luck to all in the Quarter final and a home draw, hopefully.
TEAM- John Gaughan, Brendan Nallan, Michael Meeneghan, Eamon Carey (Capt.), Tom Ivan: Tom Murphy, Sean Gaughan, Michael Togher, Kyle Holmes: Jason Boylan, Gareth O’Malley. Subs used- Stephen Nallan for Michael Meeneghan 70 minutes (injury), Pete MacArthur for Gareth O’Malley 77 minutes, David Reilly for Tom Murphy 88 minutes.
Match Officials- €230

Mar 14 2015


Category: UncategorizedThomas @ 9:21 pm
Iorras Aontaithe U14

Iorras Aontaithe U14

Erris United U14 unveiled their all new Puma tops recently kindly sponsored by Pat Cowman of Belcross Enterprises. Pictured with their Coach Eric O’Reilly. Iorras Aontaithe extends a big thank you to Pat for this sponsorship and continuing support of the Club. The Tops will be available in the Club Shop.

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