Monthly Archives: October 2008

Club & Community Conference 2008

Club & Community Conference 2008

October 27th, 2008 | Homepage News

“Strengthening  Community Cohesion through the Development of GAA Clubs and Volunteers.” The second Ulster GAA Club & Community Development Conference, sponsored this year by The Irish News will take place on Saturday 15th November at the Europa Hotel Belfast. Some of the workshops include Pitch and Clubhouse Development, Club Branding PR and Communication, Women in […]

Munster Footballers win in Quagmire

Munster Footballers win in Quagmire

October 25th, 2008 | Homepage News

M Donnelly Inter-Provincial Football Championship: Munster 1-5 Ulster 0-5 Munster atoned for last season’s final defeat to Ulster, by making it a double victory over the Northern province in the M Donnelly Interprovincial Football Championship semi-final at Fermoy on Saturday afternoon. In atrocious conditions for football with heavy rain all through, a superb 41st-minute goal […]

Ulster Hurlers defeated by Munster

Ulster Hurlers defeated by Munster

October 25th, 2008 | Homepage News

M Donnelly Inter-Provincial Hurling Championship: Munster 2-14 Ulster 1-12 Munster withstood a strong second-half fightback to defeat Ulster in Saturday afternoon’s M Donnelly Interprovincial Hurling Championship semi-final at a rain-lashed Fermoy venue. Reigning champions Munster had their hopes boosted from an early juncture in this game as they registered two goals inside the opening 12 […]

Ruairi Ogs take Hurling Club Title

Ruairi Ogs take Hurling Club Title

October 20th, 2008 | Homepage News

AIB Ulster Club Senior Hurling Championship Final: Cushendall 1-14  Ballygalget 1-13 Cushendall Ruairi Og held off a determined challenge by Down champions Ballygalget to clinch the AIB Ulster Club Hurling Championship title by 1-14 to 1-13 in Sunday’s exciting final at Casement Park. The Antrim champions appeared to be well control on a couple of […]

Ulster dominate GAA All Star awards

Ulster dominate GAA All Star awards

October 18th, 2008 | Homepage News, News

The GAA All Stars sponsored by Vodafone took place at a prestigious banquet in the Citywest Hotel on Friday the 17th October 2008 at which eight players from Ulster were honoured in the star studded selection. The players who included Armagh’s Ronan Clarke and the magnificent 7 from Tyrone – Brian Dooher, Enda Mc Ginley, […]

Conference to strengthen GAA

Conference to strengthen GAA

October 17th, 2008 | Homepage News, News

THE Irish News and the Ulster Council are teaming up to launch the second Ulster GAA Club and Community Development Conference, which will take place on November 15 in the Europa Hotel, Belfast.The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Strengthening community cohesion though the development of the GAA clubs and volunteers’ and aster of ceremonies […]

Diamond Jubilee of Brother Ennis

Diamond Jubilee of Brother Ennis

October 10th, 2008 | Homepage News

On Saturday last, 4th October Omagh Christian Brothers marked a truly historic occasion, the Diamond Jubilee of Brother Larry Ennis. He was joined in his celebration by three other Christian Brothers, Br. John Devanney from Galway, Bro. Kieran Loughran from Limerick and Bro Pat Holihan from Roscommon, who were also marking sixty years in the […]

Donegal Sports Ability Day

Donegal Sports Ability Day

October 9th, 2008 | Homepage News

On Saturday 4th of October in the Aura Letterkenny Leisure Centre Donegal, Sports Partnership alongside Ulster Council and Donegal County Board hosted a Sports Ability Day for people with disabilities.  Given the vast geographical range all areas of the county were represented from as far as Carndonagh and Ardara. “The groups ranged in ability from […]

2009 Ulster SF Championship Draw

2009 Ulster SF Championship Draw

October 8th, 2008 | Homepage News

The draw for the 2009 Ulster Senior Football Championship was made tonight, serving up a number of mouth watering ties, most notably the quarter final between the 2008 Ulster Champions Armagh and 2008 All Ireland SFC winners Tyrone. In the Preliminary Round, 2008 Ulster SFC Runners-Up Fermanagh will take on Down, with the winners facing […]

2009 Ulster SF Championship Draw

2009 Ulster SF Championship Draw

October 8th, 2008 | News

The draw for the 2009 Ulster Senior Football Championship was made tonight, serving up a number of mouth watering ties, most notably the quarter final between the 2008 Ulster Champions Armagh and 2008 All Ireland SFC winners Tyrone. In the Preliminary Round, 2008 Ulster SFC Runners-Up Fermanagh will take on Down, with the winners facing […]

Ulster Hurling Day in Croke Park

Ulster Hurling Day in Croke Park

October 6th, 2008 | Homepage News

Sunday 5th October saw young hurlers from all nine Ulster counties getting the opportunity to display their skills at GAA headquarters, Croke Park.  The games were refereed by young whistlers from Antrim, Monaghan and Cavan. Under 16 squads played in three blitz tournaments and each County got to play two games of 20 minutes per […]

Sport NI Funding Facilitation Meeting

Sport NI Funding Facilitation Meeting

October 3rd, 2008 | Homepage News

Ulster GAA is hosting a facilitation meeting on Wednesday 8th October 2008 from 11.00am – 9.00pm in the Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown. The purpose is to meet those clubs who intend to apply for Sport NI funding by the 17th October 2008 deadline.  Each club will be offered a 30 minute slot with a panel […]

Irish Sports Stars play Rounders

Irish Sports Stars play Rounders

October 2nd, 2008 | Homepage News

On Sunday, 5th October 2008, at 1:30pm, a number of popular Irish Sporting personalities will help GAA Rounders celebrate 50 years since it’s revival by taking on the GAA Rounders All Stars of 2007, in what is expected to be a very thrilling game of GAA Rounders. The sporting personalities taking part in the celebrations […]

Year 9 ‘C’ Hurling Blitz

Year 9 ‘C’ Hurling Blitz

October 1st, 2008 | Homepage News

Such was the unprecedented response from schools that this blitz had to be subdivided over 2 days and 2 venues which could provide at least 2 fullsize pitches. On Thursday 18th September 6 schools competed at Monaghan’s new county complex at Annyalla viz. Carrickmacross, Crossmaglen, Ballyshannon, Monaghan, Cavan, and newcomers Bessbrook. Here the schools were […]

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