Naomh Feichín returned to senior ranks for 1958/9 but went back once again to junior in 1960. In that year the West was once more conquered when St. Michael’s were defeated on a scoreline of 2-5 to 1-2 and the county final was won by defeating Kilconly 1-5 to 1-4, with Sean Bartley as captain. Naomh Feichín returned once again to senior ranks for a couple of years but without any success.
To listen to David Griffin’s recollections of the 1960 team, click on track 9.
In 1965, Naomh Feichin was defeated by Na Piarsiagh in the West Junior Final on a score of 1-7 to 0-9.
To listen to Francie Foley’s memories of the defeat to Na Piarsaigh in the 1965 West Final, click on track 10.
The West was won once again in 1969 defeating Oughterard 2-3 to 0-3. Naomh Feichin went on to beat Tommie Larkin’s 1-9 to 1-3 in the semi-final but were defeated in the county final by Menlough on a score of 3-8 to 0-5. The captain was Sean O’Toole.
To listen to Sean (Red) O Toole’s account of the 1969 team, click on track 11.
To listen to Francie Foley relate Tom Connolly’s memories of the Mongan Cup, click on track 12.
Minor football: In 1963 the Clifden minor team, which was known as St. Joseph’s at the time, were beaten by St. Kieran’s in the West Final, 3-2 to 1-4.