Frequently Asked Questions
Who was Fr. William Casey?
Fr. William Casey was born in 1840 in the parish of Kilbehenny/Angelsborough,
Co. Limerick. Ordained as a priest in 1868, Fr. Casey was appointed permanently as a curate to Abbeyfeale on November 18th 1871. Fr. Casey was later appointed parish priest of Abbeyfeale, a position he held until his death in 1907. Not only a great servant to god, Fr. Casey was also a proud Irishman. As a follower of Michael Davitt, Fr. Casey became a leader in Abbeyfeale and its surrounding areas in the land league and the fight against landlordism. In addition to forming our proud GAA Club, Fr. Casey was also responsible for organising the building of a local community hall and forming a brass and reed band. Between 1904 to 1906 Fr. Casey was appointed chairman of the Limerick County Board.
Fr. Caseys GAA Club are very proud to have Fr. William Casey as our founder such was his contribution to his local parish, county and country.
Where is Fr. Caseys GAA Grounds?
If approaching Abbeyfeale from the Listowel direction, Fr. Caseys GAA Grounds & Pavilion will be visible on your left hand side, just prior to entering the town of Abbeyfeale. For all other approaches, enter the town of Abbeyfeale and follow the signs for the r555 regional road to Listowel. Leaving the town of Abbeyfeale on the r555 you will cross over the river Feale which divides the Limerick-Kerry Border. Once you have crossed over the bridge, Fr. Caseys GAA Grounds & Pavilion will be visible on your right hand side.
Who created this website?
This website was created in April 2007 by Maurice O'Connor. Maurice who works in the IT industry is an Abbeyfeale native and a member of the Fr. Caseys Senior Football Team.
Do I need a broadband connection to view this website?
No. A standard dial up internet connection is sufficient. While viewing the Gallery section of this website however it would be advisable to use a high speed internet connection for a more pleasant browsing experience.
Can I contribute to the Fr. Caseys Website?
If you have any comments on how this website may be improved or if you have content which you would like to display on our website please feel free to contact our website administrator via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.