We all have mental health, some people call it ‘emotional health’ or ‘wellbeing’ and it is just as important as your physical health. Being mentally healthy doesn’t just mean that you don’t have a mental health problem. If you’re in good mental health it also means you can cope with life and play a full […]
The 2015 #GAAyouth Forum will be held on Saturday 24th October in Croke Park, and is open to male and female club players in two age groups: 12–16 and 17–21.
Are you interested in becoming a Health Champion for your Club? Cancer Focus Northern Ireland will be running a Programme along with the Fermanagh GAA and your local Pharmacist through the Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership. Name of the Programme: Championing Health within Fermanagh GAA Length of the Programme: 8 Sessions plus Intro Session (Monday evenings […]
Renowned coaches Mickey McGurn and Mick Clegg will be sharing their secrets for sporting success at a special event in Belfast this month.
The Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouraging school leavers and first-time university students to get the new meningococcal vaccine which is now available. This vaccination helps protect against four different causes of meningitis and septicaemia – meningococcal A, C, W and Y diseases.
The Ulster Senior Hurling Club League continues in the coming weeks across all three divisions. Middletown have collected the Division 1 title while the other 2 divisions are down to the latter stages. The Division 2 Final sees Newry Shamrocks meet Setanta. In Division 3, Pearse Og meet Mattock Rangers while Derrynoose face Sean MacCumhaills. […]
Donegal U21 Hurlers have collected the All-Ireland U21 ‘C’ Hurling title, courtesy of a late goal in a pulsating final at Celtic Park Derry.
There was Ulster Ladies Championship success for Donegal and Monaghan in St Tiernachs Park Clones on Sunday 26th July.
Strabane Sigersons GAA and Strabane Neighbourhood Health Improvement Project have joined forces to promote a ‘Care in the Sun’ message to all GAA players, supporters and their families this summer.
Medical training workshops, delivered by Dr Paul Gormley of 3fivetwo Group’s Training Academy, have been taking place at a small number of clubs. While players can fall unconscious for a multitude of reasons, Dr Gormley points out that cardiac issues are one of the main causes of sudden death in young Gaelic athletes. CPR can […]
With the National Féile Peile na nÓg taking place in Leinster last weekend, the Provincial Football Féile was held in Co. Derry with 25 clubs from across the Province participating.
We would be grateful if you could take a few minutes to complete the following survey aimed at improving our understanding of how sports fans engage with social media, with a view to shaping Ulster GAA’s social media strategy going forward. It shouldn’t take any more than 5 minutes to complete the survey, and just […]
The TG4 Ulster Ladies Senior Football Championship got underway on the 20th June with a quarter final double header at Brewster Park, Enniskillen. First up was the meeting of Tyrone and Cavan and as expected these two served up a tight affair. Cavan had the better of the first half and led at the break […]
Ulster GAA held its first Integrated Schools Hurling and Camogie Blitz in Mid Ulster Sports Arena, Cookstown on Tuesday 23 June. Unfortunately a number of schools had to withdraw at the last minute, but In hurling: Strangford, Dungannon and Shimna integrated colleges all participated, and in Camogie: Shimna and New–Bridge Integrated Colleges participated. The event […]
“Men need to face up to health issues. We have no difficulty with things like sport or getting our cars fixed but yet when it comes to health, men seem to have an issue with getting themselves checked out. Men need to face up to the fact that bad health is a possibility but that […]