Monthly Archives: April 2012

Feile Uladh 2012 Update

Feile Uladh 2012 Update

April 26th, 2012 | News

Feile Uladh 2012 will take place over the next 2 Saturdays. The group stages will take place on Saturday 28th April The finals will take place on the following Saturday 5th May (please note the Finals will not be taking place in the Athletic Grounds as they are unavailable, But will now be played in […]

Reduced Ticket Prices for Championship

Reduced Ticket Prices for Championship

April 25th, 2012 | Homepage News

Following the trend of increased attendances at all Ulster Competitions this year Ulster GAA have announced a new admission price structure for the 2012 Championship. Attendances increased significantly on the previous year at the Ulster Club Championship, Power NI McKenna Cup and the Under 21 Championship after the Ulster Council introduced a range of admission […]

Cúchulainn Cup improves Relations

Cúchulainn Cup improves Relations

April 25th, 2012 | Homepage News

The fourth annual Ulster GAA Cross Community Cúchulainn Cup has today brought together young men from all sections of the community in Ulster to compete in a Gaelic Game of two halves, one of hurling and one of Gaelic Football. Eight teams representing towns across Ulster took part in the cross community, cross border tournament. […]

DSD Minister launches Funding Boost

DSD Minister launches Funding Boost

April 20th, 2012 | Homepage News

The Department for Social Development have awarded the IFA and Ulster GAA funding to support a new and innovative joint project ‘Sport in the Community’. This exciting flagship project supports the DSD Volunteering Strategy for Northern Ireland and will provide over £350,000 during the three year partnership to support community and volunteer development. The partnership […]

Local Churches and GAA Join in Garvagh

Local Churches and GAA Join in Garvagh

April 20th, 2012 | Homepage News

The TBF & KL Thompson Ministries, Garvagh was the setting for an innovative St Patrick’s Eve Supper. In this opening remarks, Executive Director Ronnie McKee welcomed guests, friends and public representatives to an evening that celebrated the life, work and legacy of the Godly man who first brought Christianity to Ireland. Key note speaker Brian […]

Handball O’Neill’s Irish Nationals

Handball O’Neill’s Irish Nationals

April 19th, 2012 | Homepage News

The cream of Irish handball talent, spanning ten to seventy plus years in both male and female codes, will converge at 15 venues across Ulster and North Leinster for the 2012 O’Neill’s Irish Nationals this weekend. Winners in certain grades will have the added bonus of an official place on the Team Ireland to complete […]

Irish News Club & Volunteer Awards

Irish News Club & Volunteer Awards

April 17th, 2012 | Homepage News

This is final week to enter your club or school in the Irish News Club & Volunteer Awards 2012. This major initiative has reached the milestone of its tenth anniversary, and The Irish News are delighted to have shared in the success of many clubs, school and volunteers over the years. The overall scheme is […]

Cavan retain U21 Title

Cavan retain U21 Title

April 12th, 2012 | Homepage News

Cadbury Ulster U21 Football Championship Final: Cavan 1-10 Tyrone 0-10 Cavan retained their Cadbury GAA Football Ulster U21 Championship crown with an impressive 1-10 to 0-10 victory over Tyrone at Brewster Park on Wednesday night. The Breffni men got the first score of the game through Darragh Sexton’s early penalty, and although Tyrone were level […]

GAA Handball All Ireland Round-Up

GAA Handball All Ireland Round-Up

April 11th, 2012 | Homepage News

The GAA Handball O’Neills All Ireland 40×20 Championships concluded at the weekend with a major programme of games, including the Mens Senior Doubles and Ladies Senior Singles deciders. Single ace win for Cavan in Senior Doubles decider It will be a long while before a finals crowd will be treated to such an absorbing Senior […]

NWNG sign up to Partnership

NWNG sign up to Partnership

April 5th, 2012 | Homepage News

An exciting new partnership arrangement will see Gaelic Life play an even more integral role in Ulster GAA, both on and off the field. The partnership sees Gaelic Life and its parent company North-West News Group, which incorporates the Ulster Herald, Tyrone Herald, Strabane Chronicle, Donegal News and Fermanagh Herald titles, become an official corporate […]

“Volunteers essential to local Economy”

“Volunteers essential to local Economy”

April 4th, 2012 | Homepage News

Ulster GAA has held its second annual Good Relations Forum which focused on the social and economic impacts of volunteering. The half-day conference was held in the Torrent Complex in Donaghmore which was a symbolic venue as it helped emphasis the importance of community and volunteerism in creating and maintaining community facilities and infrastructure. The […]

Brilliant Crossmaglen retain title

Brilliant Crossmaglen retain title

April 3rd, 2012 | Homepage News

AIB GAA Football Senior Club Championship Final: Crossmaglen 2-19 Garrycastle 1-7 Crossmaglen produced a magnificent display at Kingspan Breffni Park on Saturday to hammer Garrycastle by 15 points and retain the AIB GAA Football Senior Club Championship. Having played out a thrilling draw in Croke Park on St. Patrick’s Day, a tight game was expected […]

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