Yearly Archives: 2011

Level 3 Diploma Course

Level 3 Diploma Course

December 21st, 2011 | Homepage News

Ulster GAA in partnership with OCNNI will be running a Level 3 Diploma in Team Management for Gaelic Games in February 2012. This Diploma Course in will be pitched at the same difficulty and complexity as A-Level or Leaving Cert. The objective is to reward the hard work undertaken by many volunteers in clubs and […]

Christmas and New Year Greetings

Christmas and New Year Greetings

December 19th, 2011 | Blog

On behalf of Ulster Council, President Aogán Ó Fearghail has expressed his good wishes to Gaels across Ulster for the Festive Period. Aogán Ó Fearghail said, “I take this opportunity to warmly wish all the GAA supporters in Ulster, our volunteers, our sponsors, media partners , staff and everyone interested in Gaelic Games in Ulster […]

Hurling Workshop to Develop Coaches

Hurling Workshop to Develop Coaches

December 19th, 2011 | Blog

A Hurling Nursery Workshop was held recently as part of Ulster Council GAA Coach and Volunteer Development Programme. Coaches from St Ergnats GAC , St Mary’s Rasharkin , Clooney Gaels and Roger Casements/Geraldines attended on the night.  19 coaches in total took part with the 16 children who came along to help out on the […]

Santa Comes Early for P1 Children in County Down

Santa Comes Early for P1 Children in County Down

December 19th, 2011 | Blog

Down DENI Coaches organised a series of Christmas FUNdays in Kilkeel, Belfast, and Banbridge over 3 days. There were 400 primary 1 children who participated in a series of Fundamental stations. These stations were all Christmas themed based such as twinkle toes, candy lane, and pull the cracker. All of these events covered Agility, Balance, […]

Ulster Ladies Gaelic Annual Presentations

Ulster Ladies Gaelic Annual Presentations

December 19th, 2011 | Blog

At the Ladies Ulster Council annual Christmas dinner held in Kelly’s Inn recently presentations were made to the Ulster Club Volunteers of the Year and the Ulster PRO of the Year. The recipients of the Ulster Club Volunteer of the Year were Martina Dillon and Caroline Mc Grath from the Aodh Ruadh club in Dungannon. […]

Down and Armagh Coaching Initiative for Hurling

Down and Armagh Coaching Initiative for Hurling

December 19th, 2011 | Blog

On Saturday 5th November 25 coaches from Armagh and Down (along with a few visitors from Antrim and Derry) took part in the first day of a joint hurling coaching initiative organised by the two counties.  The course was aimed at coaches working with development squads, county minors and seniors and was organised by Regional […]

Club Officer Training Programme for January 2012

Club Officer Training Programme for January 2012

December 19th, 2011 | Blog

The Annual Club Officer Training Programme starts in January to help club officials in their roles and duties in 2012. There will be training for all Club Officers in new positions on Saturday 14th January 2012 in Holy Trinity School, Cookstown.  This will be the one and only opportunity for club officers to receive role […]

Conference focuses on Education

Conference focuses on Education

December 19th, 2011 | Blog, Homepage News

The 8th Annual O’Neills Ulster GAA Coaching & Games Development Conference will take place on Saturday 28th January 2012 in the Glenavon House Hotel in Cookstown. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Education and Club Links in GAA’.  It targets teachers and coaches who are working in education. It embraces coaching across all age […]

Power NI to sponsor Dr McKenna Cup

Power NI to sponsor Dr McKenna Cup

December 19th, 2011 | Blog

Ulster GAA has announced Power NI as the competition sponsor for 2012 Dr McKenna Cup. Speaking at the announcement of the major sponsorship package, Ulster GAA President Aogán Ó Fearghail said, “We are delighted to welcome Power NI onboard as the main sponsor for the popular Dr McKenna Cup Competition. It is very significant, that […]

2012 Ulster Club Football League

2012 Ulster Club Football League

December 18th, 2011 | Homepage News

Applications are now being accepted for clubs who wish to enter the 2012 Ulster Club Football League. Once again, the league will consist of 2 divisions, Senior and Intermediate. The closing date for applications is 1.00pm on Friday 6th January 2012. Applications must be signed by the County Secretary and the appropriate fee must accompany […]

The Perfect Christmas Gift!

The Perfect Christmas Gift!

December 14th, 2011 | Homepage News

Ulster GAA has launched the perfect Christmas Gift for GAA enthusiasts – The Power NI Dr McKenna Cup Season Ticket. Keenly priced at £20/€25 the Season Ticket is sure to find its way under the tree in many GAA homes and in Christmas Stockings of Gaels across Ulster. The Season Ticket will admit the holder […]

Ulster GAA Referees Awards

Ulster GAA Referees Awards

December 14th, 2011 | Homepage News

Ulster GAA held its Referee Awards recently at the annual Ulster GAA Christmas Dinner in the Four Seasons Hotel in Monaghan. The Awards were made to mark the contribution of inter-county referees involved with the Ulster Council. The Referee Awards were presented to Referees who had in 2011 been in charge of National Finals, Oversees […]

Ladies Geared up for Dowd Cup

Ladies Geared up for Dowd Cup

December 14th, 2011 | Homepage News

The 2012 Dowd Cup supported by O’Neills and the Queens GAA Academy was launched recently at the new facilities at Queens Playing Fields at Upper Malone. The annual competition which is the only one in Ireland to bring together colleges and counties begins with the qualifying rounds on 8th Jan, and with five counties and […]

Ulster President’s Awards 2011

Ulster President’s Awards 2011

December 13th, 2011 | Homepage News

Ulster GAA President Aogán Ó Fearghail has honoured a number of Ulster GAA Volunteers by presenting his annual President’s Awards in the Four Seasons Hotel in Monaghan. There were four recipients of the President’s Awards: Tony McCaffrey – This man has dedicated a lifetime to the affairs of the GAA in general and the Ulster […]

Canadian County Board Convention

Canadian County Board Convention

December 8th, 2011 | Homepage News

The Gaelic Athletic Association’s Canadian County Board’s Annual Convention was well attended with keen debate on Sunday, December 4 in Ajax, Ontario. In five provinces of Canada are 12 cities with 18 affiliated GAA clubs. Going from West to East (7,349 km in total) one finds British Columbia’s Vancouver Irish Sporting and Social Club; Alberta’s […]

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