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Club Historian

Killarney Rugby Club

About Killarney Rugby Club

Develop rugby in the greater Killarney area as an active, healthy and safe pastime for males and females across all age groups.

What's Involved

Killarney Rugby was officially founded in 1928 and as it comes towards its centenary, the club would like to involve volunteers who would put together club stories and memorabilia (photos, newspaper clippings, medals, jerseys...), interview former members and ultimately put together a comprehensive club history.

What's required for this position

Good research skills to gather all the information. Strong people skills as the bulk of the memorabilia is held by former players / club members. Good writing skills to weave it into a story. Support will be provided by the club.

  • Computer/ Web/ ICT
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 2 years

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
The club is based in Aghadoe but a good portion of the research could be carried out virtually.

Other location details:
Killarney area and/or volunteer's own home.

Also available in these counties

Screening details for this role:

  • Informal Interviews
  • References

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

This is a wonderful opportunity for any local historian to give back to the community. Literally thousands of people have been involved in the club over the years and it would be wonderful to remember and recognize them.

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  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Kerry
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