Monthly Archives: January 2012

De La Salle College Indoor Hurling Blitz

De La Salle College Indoor Hurling Blitz

January 31st, 2012 | Blog

De la Salle College Belfast was the venue for the year 8 indoor Hurling blitz on Friday 16th December. The following schools took part; La Salle College, Colaiste Feirste, Rathmore GS, Our Lady & St Patricks Knock, St Mary’s Cbs, St Patricks Bearnageeha, Glen Road Cbs and for the first time at a hurling blitz, […]

Inishowen Primary School Blitz

Inishowen Primary School Blitz

January 31st, 2012 | Blog

On Monday 23rd of January the Inishowen indoor primary school hurling tournament was held in the excellent 3G facility in Aileach. Six schools in all took part Scoil Iosagain Buncrana, Gaelscoil Bhun Cranncha, Scoil Naomh Brid Muff, Whitecastle P.S Muff, Scoil Naomh Aengus Bidgend and Saint Muras Tooban. The schools played a round of 7-a-side […]

All Saints GAC benefit from Sport NI grant

All Saints GAC benefit from Sport NI grant

January 31st, 2012 | Blog

All Saints GAC Ballymena Juvenile Committee has been successful in obtaining grant funding from Sport NI for an innovative project that will see them develop links with the ethnic minorities community in the town. The project will enable the club to: Play an important role in community outreach as a community and parish based organisation […]

Live to Play Wall in Fermanagh

Live to Play Wall in Fermanagh

January 31st, 2012 | Blog

St Ronan’s P.S. in Lisnaskea has embraced the Live to Play colouring competition being run at present by Ulster GAA. Primary 2 teacher Mrs Roisin Moane has transformed the schools GAA Wall in the Foyer of the school. The school has been in GAA overload over the past 11 months with the local club Lisnaskea […]

Ulster Camogie Convention

Ulster Camogie Convention

January 31st, 2012 | Blog

On Sunday 22nd January, Ulster Camogie held their Annual Convention in the Ulster GAA offices in Armagh. With a good attendance on the day, a lively afternoon’s debate was on the cards. In the Secretary’s report Breige McGilligan spoke of the year that Ulster Camogie had in 2011. There was plenty of action, both on […]

Camogie Capital Funding Scheme

Camogie Capital Funding Scheme

January 31st, 2012 | Blog

Four Camogie clubs in Ulster were successful in receiving €9,000 in funding for from the Cumann Camogaíochta Capital Funding programme – the following Ulster clubs received grants from the programme: (Down) An Riocht Camogie Club, €3,000; (Tyrone) Derrylaughan Camogie Club, €2,500; (Antrim) Naomh Eanna GAA Club, €2,000; (Monaghan) Inniskeen Camogie Club, €1,500. Speaking about the […]

Kukri Sports Ulster Ladies Football Schools All Stars Named

Kukri Sports Ulster Ladies Football Schools All Stars Named

January 31st, 2012 | Blog

The cream of Ulster Schools football received their Kukri Sports All Stars at a celebration event in Kellys Inn in mid January. 25 players from 6 counties and 15 schools received their awards and will represented their province at the inaugural schools inter-provincial competition in Kinnegad. Ulster Schools Chairman Louis O Donnell welcomed over 100 […]

Club Officer Training for Derry, Antrim and Tyrone

Club Officer Training for Derry, Antrim and Tyrone

January 31st, 2012 | Blog

Ulster GAA Club Officer Training Programme has got underway with huge numbers attending the Role Specific Club Officer Training for NEW Officers, which was held in Holy Trinity School in Cookstown.  This Annual Provincial Training Programme brought together 130Club Officers new to their roles from across Ulster Clubs.  It provided important advice and guidance to […]

GAA Coaching Session for Boys Brigade

GAA Coaching Session for Boys Brigade

January 31st, 2012 | Blog

On Friday 13th January 2012 a selection on under 25 year olds from various Boys brigade groups met at the Ganaway Activity and Training Centre for an Introduction to Gaelic Games workshop delivered by Ulster GAA regional development officer Shane McCann. The centre is a 13 acre site in the quiet countryside between Millisle and […]

All Ireland Club Camogie Semi Finals

All Ireland Club Camogie Semi Finals

January 31st, 2012 | Blog

Loughgiel Shamrocks play Oulart the Ballagh of Wexford in the All-Ireland Senior Semi-Final on Sunday 5th February at 2.30pm in Casement Park. Loughgiel go into the game as slight underdogs but hope that playing in front of an Antrim crowd will spur them to victory and make it to All-Ireland Final day in Croke Park […]

Minister O’Dowd attends Conference

Minister O’Dowd attends Conference

January 30th, 2012 | Homepage News

Minister for Education John O’Dowd was the keynote speaker at the O’Neills Ulster GAA Coaching and Games Conference held in the Glenavon Hotel on Saturday 28th January. The theme of this year’s Conference was Education and Club Links in Gaelic Games. Up to 400 delegates attended who are working in education or at GAA Club […]

First Minister attends McKenna Cup Final

First Minister attends McKenna Cup Final

January 30th, 2012 | Homepage News

Commenting on the attendance of First Minister Peter Robinson MLA and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA MP at the Power NI McKenna Cup Final Ulster GAA President Aogán O’Fearghail said, “I was pleased to welcome the First Minister and deputy First Minister to the Power NI Dr McKenna Cup final. The attendance of the […]

Tyrone Power to Victory

Tyrone Power to Victory

January 30th, 2012 | Homepage News

Power NI Dr McKenna Cup Final: Tyrone 1-14 Derry 2-8 Tyrone claimed their first Power NI Dr McKenna Cup title since 2007 following an impressive comeback from six points down at one stage against Derry at the Morgan Athletic Grounds on Saturday night. Mickey Harte’s side toppled the reigning champions with a powerful second half […]

2011 Ulster Club All Stars

2011 Ulster Club All Stars

January 27th, 2012 | Homepage News

The brightest stars of the 2011 Ulster Club Championships gathered this week for the presentation of the first annual Gaelic Life Ulster Club All-Star Awards, held in association with Belleek Living and Squareball. Quinn’s Corner, such a well-known venue for Gaels from across the province, was the venue for the ceremony as the great and […]

GAA Stars, Seen by Cars!

GAA Stars, Seen by Cars!

January 25th, 2012 | Homepage News

Ulster GAA, through it’s Live to Play programme, is promoting a ‘visibility’ message to young members throughout the winter period. The imaginative new campaign encourages aspiring young GAA players to become stars on the pitch while staying safe off it in winter’s dark mornings and evenings! Cleverly titled ‘GAA Stars, Seen by Cars’, the campaign […]

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