Monthly Archives: January 2009

Casement Park GAA Day

Casement Park GAA Day

January 30th, 2009 | Homepage News

There will be a special ‘GAA Day’ held in Casement Park, Belfast on Sunday 8th February. The Clár for the day will be as follows: 1.30pm            Unveiling of Mural celebrating 125th Anniversary of the GAA.  Mural designed and created by world-renowned mural artist Danny Devenney. 2.30pm            GAA National Hurling League – Antrim v Westmeath (Under […]

Ulster GAA Launch 125 Events

Ulster GAA Launch 125 Events

January 29th, 2009 | Homepage News

Ulster GAA President Tom Daly will launch the Ulster Council’s programme of events during 2009 marking the 125th Anniversary of the GAA in the Europa Hotel at 10am on Tuesday 3rd February. All media and press are welcome. A wall-chart outlining the programme of the events will also be distributed free with Wednesday’s edition of […]

O’Fiaich Library Lecture

O’Fiaich Library Lecture

January 29th, 2009 | Homepage News

What connects William of Orange, Cardinal Michael Logue, the Irish Football Association, the Gaelic Athletic Association and the Great Northern Railway? The answer is that they all feature in the story of ‘Sunday Games and their Opponents in Ulster, 1884-1920′, which is the title of a lecture to be held at the Cardinal Ó Fiaich […]

Coaching Conference Report

Coaching Conference Report

January 27th, 2009 | Homepage News

The 5th Ulster GAA Coaching and Games Development Conference took place in the Glenavon House Hotel in Cookstown last Saturday 24th January with over 430 delegates in attendance. The Conference was again sponsored by O’Neills who sponsored a new kit that was won by Cargin GAC, Co Antrim.  O’Neills also kindly supplied a conference pack […]

CDP – Hurling Fitness with the Sliothar

CDP – Hurling Fitness with the Sliothar

January 26th, 2009 | Events

Venues: All Saints GAC Ballymena & Davitt Park, Lurgan Info: This practical session will specifically examine fitness methods using the sliothar in hurling. These outdoor observation sessions are open to everyone and please come prepared for the elements. Tutors: Gavan Duffy & Gerard Monan Please note the above course is open to everyone and are […]

Sympathy Message

Sympathy Message

January 26th, 2009 | Homepage News

Tom Daly, President of Ulster GAA, on behalf of the Clubs, County Committees and Provincial Council in Ulster, expresses his sadness and extends his deepest sympathy to the extended Brennan family, upon hearing of the death of Peggy Brennan, mother of Uachtarán CLG Nickey Brennan. Go ndéana Dia trócaire ar a anam.

Donegal lift GL Dr McKenna Cup

Donegal lift GL Dr McKenna Cup

January 26th, 2009 | Homepage News

Gaelic Life Dr. McKenna Cup Final: Donegal 2-12 Queen’s 0-11 (aet) But a storming late rally which produced goals from David Walsh and Ryan Bradley finally saw off the tiring students, who had played their semi-final just two days earlier. James Kielt was the man to apply the stylish finishing touches to some sweeping Queen’s […]

Cross Border Volunteering Initiative

Cross Border Volunteering Initiative

January 24th, 2009 | Homepage News

Margaret Ritchie, Minister for Social Development, and John Curran TD Minister of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, today (Saturday 24th January) celebrated the launch of three cross border volunteering pilot projects. The Department for Social Development and the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs are working in partnership to jointly fund the two year […]

Queens to meet Donegal in Final

Queens to meet Donegal in Final

January 23rd, 2009 | Homepage News

James Kielt lit up the Gaelic Life Dr McKenna Cup on Thursday night as his haul of 1-5 helped Queen’s ease past Ross Carr’s Down on a 1-17 to 1-11 scoreline. Kielt, who, on Thursday, was called up to Derry’s NFL panel scored a crucial goal on 38 minutes to give the college side the […]

Donegal first through to Final

Donegal first through to Final

January 22nd, 2009 | Homepage News

Donegal are through to the Gaelic Life Dr McKenna Cup final after an all-out 1-14 to 2-9 win over Armagh in Omagh on Wednesday night. It was early-season fare but a fine advertisement for Gaelic football, with David Walsh’s late goal ultimately separating these two Ulster foes. Yet, after that ‘major’, it looked as though […]

Ulster Club Football League Draw

Ulster Club Football League Draw

January 21st, 2009 | Homepage News

The draw for the 2009 Ulster Club Senior Football League took place on Tuesday 20th January. This year, there has been a total of 36 entrants from 8 of the 9 Ulster Counties. The league commences on Sunday 8th February and will run for five consecutive weekends. Please note all matches are fixed for the […]

Awards Keep Coming for Tyrone

Awards Keep Coming for Tyrone

January 20th, 2009 | Homepage News

Over 400 guests were in attendance at the Ramada Hotel Belfast on Monday 19th January for the annual Belfast Telegraph NI Sports Awards. It proved to be another great night for Tyrone GAA as Sean Cavanagh added the prestigious ‘Player of the Year’ award to his already bulging trophy cabinet for 2009, and Tyrone Senior […]

2009 Coaching Conference Launched

2009 Coaching Conference Launched

January 19th, 2009 | Homepage News

Yesterday’s Gaelic Life Dr McKenna Cup game between Tyrone and Monaghan saw the launch of the 2009 O’Neills Ulster GAA Coaching Conference which is due to take place this Saturday 24th January in the Glenavon House Hotel,  Cookstown. This year the Ulster GAA Coaching Conference, sponsored once again by O’ Neill’s, is targeting coaches who […]

CDP – A Yearly Coaching Programme

CDP – A Yearly Coaching Programme

January 19th, 2009 | Events

Venue: Loughry College, Cookstown (Food Technology Room 5) Info: This theory session will specifically look at a number of issues relating to the development of GAA players including fitness testing, heart rate monitoring, performance analysis, physiotherapy, nutrition and hydration. Tutors: Specialist SINI Coaches Please note the above course is open to everyone and are free […]

GL Dr McKenna Cup Round-Up

GL Dr McKenna Cup Round-Up

January 19th, 2009 | Homepage News

Gaelic Life Dr McKenna Cup Section B Round 3 Tyrone 1-18  Monaghan 0-17 Sean Cavanagh and Stephen O’Neill helped themselves to 7 points each as Tyrone beat Monaghan 1-18 to 0-17 in an entertaining tussle at Healy Park Omagh on Sunday. The win however was not enough to see Tyrone through to the Semi Finals […]

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