is a Gaelic football (GFC)
club based in the townlands
of Grangenolvan and Kilkea, County Kildare
. The club competes in the County Kildare GAA board
league and cup system. Grangenolvin are a former AIB
club of the year winner in 1985
. Mick Carolan was chosen on the Kildare football team of the millennium and was a Cuchulainn All Stars
Award winner in 1966
RIC files show Kilkea Geraldines had 40 members with PJ Kennedy, William Farrell, John B Ryan and Martin Lawlor recorded as officers. Grangenolvan was founded in 1955
and purchased its grounds in 1971
. Murphy Memorial park was officially opened in 1985
The arrival of Johnny Morrissey and Johnny Miller in 1963
transformed the club. They won Junior B championship in 1964
, the Junior A championship and Jack Higgins Cup in 1965
. Kevin Wynne and Martin Mannion played inter-county from that team. Niall Connolly and Paul Doyle were on the Grange teams that won Junior B in 1985
, Junior A in 1987
and were beaten Intermediate finalists in 1991
- Jack Higgins Cup winners 1965, 1987.
- Junior A Champions 1965, 1987.
- Junior B Champions 1964, 1985.
- Minor F League 1981, 1984.
- Kildare GAA: A Centenary History, by Eoghan Corry, CLG Chill Dara, 1984, ISBN 0-9509370-0-2 hb ISBN 0-9509370-1-0 pb
- Kildare GAA yearbook, 1972, 1974, 1978, 1979, 1980 and 2000- in sequence especially the Millennium yearbook of 2000
- Soaring Sliothars: Centenary of Kildare Camogie 1904-2004 by Joan O'Flynn Kildare County Camogie Board.