Club History and Honours

RIC records from 1890 show that Hazelhatch Irish Harpers, based on Lord Concurry’s field near Skeagh, had 70 members with officers listed as Ambrose Dwyer, Christy Fitzsimons, Michael Saunders and John Cantwell. John Buggle is listed as an officer with Kilteel King O’Tooles club. Thomas Kenny from Ardclough bore the nickname “The Harper” Kenny all his life. An Ardclough club competed in the 1924-27 championships. The current club was founded at a meeting in Mick Treacy’s workshop in 1936, growing out of an under-14 team organised by Fr O’Brien at Ardclough national school, and the hurling club founded by Mick Houlihan in 1949. The Camogie club was the last of the 3 clubs to be founded. It was formed in 1962 by Mick Houlihan, Patrick O Connor and Ann Johnson.

Club Honours

  • Kildare GAA Club of the Year 2006.

Hurling

  • Kildare Senior Hurling Championship Winners (13): 1968, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 2004 , 2006 and 2017
  • Senior Hurling League Champions (15): 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 2005,2013
  • Centenary Senior Hurling Championship (1): 1984
  • Under-21 Hurling Championship (4): 1964, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2010* (Killard)
  • Minor Hurling Champions (6): 1956, 1968, 1995, 1996, 2006, 2008
  • Minor Hurling B Championship Champions (2): 2004, 2005
  • Leinster Intermediate Club Hurling Championship Winners (1): 2006

Football

  • Kildare Senior Football Championship winners (1): 1949
  • Senior Football League Champions (2): 1949, 1950
  • Intermediate Football Champions (1): 1943
  • Junior Football Champions (3): 1941, 1959, 1968
  • Junior Hurling Champions (3):1949, 1954, 1959
  • Junior Football Championship champions (4): 1941, 1959, 1968, 2000
  • Intermediate Football League Champions (1): 1959
  • Junior Football League (4):1940, 1943, 1944, 1951
  • Senior Football League Division 3 Champions (1): 1976
  • The Leinster Leader Junior Club Cup 2003.

Camogie

  • Kildare Senior Camogie Championship 1968
  • Intermediate camogie champions 1988
  • Junior Camogie Champions 1983, 2000
  • Camogie Senior League runners-up 1967, 1969, 1971
  • Intermediate League 1988