Monthly Archives: September 2011

GAA Social Initiative Seminar

GAA Social Initiative Seminar

September 30th, 2011 | Blog

The 15th October 2011 will see Clubs from across Ireland gather in Croke Park to launch phase 2 of the GAA’s Social Initiative. The seminar will recognise Clubs who have been active in the past year, including 22 from Ulster, with all being awarded with certificates for their efforts in the programme. The seminar is […]

Armagh Harps Fundraiser

Armagh Harps Fundraiser

September 28th, 2011 | Blog

Armagh Harps GFC presents an evening in the Singular Company of Ireland’s Ambassador of Music Phil Coulter with Special Guests Geraldine Brannigan and Chloe Coyle (better known as Winner of RTE’s All Ireland Talent Show). This special fundraising event will take place on Saturday 22nd October 2011 at 8pm in the Armagh City Hotel .  […]

Drumragh Gaelic4Mothers

Drumragh Gaelic4Mothers

September 28th, 2011 | Blog

On Sunday 4th September Drumragh Sarsfields GFC played host to the final Ulster Gaelic4Mothers blitz for 2011 and what a day it was!  160 mums from 13 different clubs around the province took to the pitch in the lashing rain and although they were soaked to the skin there were smiles on every single face […]

Belfast Skills Challenge: A Real Hit

Belfast Skills Challenge: A Real Hit

September 28th, 2011 | Blog

On Wednesday 31st August the cream of Belfast U12 footballers, hurlers and camogs descended on Casement Park to take part in the 2011 Belfast Skills Challenge Grand Final. Organised by Belfast Urban GAA and coaches Paul Doherty, John Crossey & Shane McCann , in association with O’Neills store. The event was a culmination of a […]

Tyrone GAA 5-a-side Club Blitz

Tyrone GAA 5-a-side Club Blitz

September 28th, 2011 | Blog

The Active Communities Programme in Gaelic Games for Cookstown District Council and Dungannon Borough and District Council spearheaded the first Tyrone GAA 5 Aside Club Blitz on Saturday 27th August in Mid Ulster Sports Arena. The GAA clubs that were represented included; Donaghmore, Dungannon, Ardboe, Beragh, Strabane and Errigal Ciaran. The initiative was organised by […]

New vision for Handball launched

New vision for Handball launched

September 28th, 2011 | Blog

A large turnout was at Croke Park for the GAA Handball Ireland launch of their new ‘Strategic Vision for the Future, 2011-2016″ and it certainly has received widespread praise from all quarters. Uachtarán C.L.G., Christy Cooney, was present to officially launch the plan and he highlighted how this is a “new beginning for this great […]

GAA Club Conference ‘Not to be missed’

GAA Club Conference ‘Not to be missed’

September 28th, 2011 | Blog

The fifth Irish News Ulster GAA Club and Volunteer Conference will be held on Saturday 29th October in the Armagh City Hotel. This is Ulster GAA’s flagship non-games event which is focused at supporting clubs, volunteers and community development right across Ulster’s nine Counties. The Ulster Council supports over 250,000 volunteers working in 580 constituent […]

Ulster Club Championships Launch

Ulster Club Championships Launch

September 28th, 2011 | News

With the Inter-County season coming to a close, the focus will be turning on the Club Championships. In previous years the Ulster Club Championships have captured the imagination of all, and this year promises to do the same. Ulster GAA, in co-operation with Ulster Ladies Football and Ulster Camogie will be holding a joint launch […]

Tesco Ladies Ulster Club Preview

Tesco Ladies Ulster Club Preview

September 28th, 2011 | Homepage News

This weekend is a busy one in the Ulster ladies calendar with ten club quarter finals in all three grades down for decision. SENIOR There will be new Ulster senior club champions this year as reigning champs Termon (Donegal) failed to retain their county title. The Donegal championship was won by Glenfin who on Sunday […]

Ulster GAA Award 2 Gaelic Football Course

Ulster GAA Award 2 Gaelic Football Course

September 26th, 2011 | Events

Venue : St Patricks College Armagh Dates: Friday 4th –Sunday 6th November & Friday11th – Sunday 13th November. To register for this Course contact Roger Keenan at roger.keenan.ulster@gaa.ie or 07960 061854.

Accredited GAA Qualifications

Accredited GAA Qualifications

September 26th, 2011 | Homepage News

For the first time ever Gaels from across Ulster will have the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification in ‘GAA Performance Sports Coaching’ and ‘GAA Sports Management’, both of which are accredited Level 3 Diploma courses. This exciting initiative has been designed in times of economic hardship and unemployment, with the aim to provide GAA […]

Cian Corrigan’s Weekend

Cian Corrigan’s Weekend

September 26th, 2011 | Homepage News

Were you in Croke Park on the third weekend of September 1995? Did you witness the point that never was? Can you remember the player who was sent off twice? If you weren’t there, or you were there and can’t remember, Dungannon Clarkes in association with Jarlath & Rachael Corrigan invite you and your families to “Cian Corrigan’s Field Of Dreams Weekend”.  A series of […]

Cavan Ladies to do it all over again

Cavan Ladies to do it all over again

September 26th, 2011 | Blog

Cavan came from three points down in the final six minutes to salvage a draw against Westmeath in the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Intermediate Football Championship final at Croke Park. Second-half goals from Johanna Maher and substitute Karen Hegarty helped Westmeath to overturn a two-point half-time deficit and lead by 2-05 to 0-08 with 49 minutes […]

Heartbreak for Monaghan Ladies

Heartbreak for Monaghan Ladies

September 26th, 2011 | Blog

Goals proved crucial for Cork as the Leesiders captured a sixth TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Senior Football Championship crown in seven seasons at Croke Park yesterday. The Munster champions lost to Tyrone at the quarter-final stage last year but have hit back in impressive fashion in 2011, adding the Brendan Martin Cup to the Bord Gáis […]

TG4 Ladies All Ireland Finals

TG4 Ladies All Ireland Finals

September 23rd, 2011 | Homepage News

All roads lead to Croke Park on Sunday for the TG4 junior, intermediate and senior finals. There will be lots of Ulster interest on the day with Monaghan taking on Cork in the senior decider and Cavan meeting Westmeath in the intermediate final. In the junior final New York, whose vice captain is former Monaghan […]

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