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School leavers urged to get new meningitis vaccine

School leavers urged to get new meningitis vaccine

August 7th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

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.

2015 Ulster Senior Hurling Tain Club League

2015 Ulster Senior Hurling Tain Club League

July 29th, 2015 | Blog, Hurling

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. […]

Referees Receive Lifesaving Training

Referees Receive Lifesaving Training

July 2nd, 2015 | Blog, News

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 […]

Social Media users – we want your feedback!

Social Media users – we want your feedback!

July 1st, 2015 | Blog

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 […]

Ulster Ladies Football Championship underway

Ulster Ladies Football Championship underway

June 29th, 2015 | Blog, Ladies Football

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 […]

Integrated schools hurling blitz

Integrated schools hurling blitz

June 29th, 2015 | Blog

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 […]

Sigersons GAA attend Cancer Awareness event

Sigersons GAA attend Cancer Awareness event

June 19th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

“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 […]

Omagh St. Enda’s host First Aid Training

Omagh St. Enda’s host First Aid Training

June 18th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

Members of Omagh St Enda’s have been improving their first aid skills, thanks to a training evening at the club, delivered by Jock Magowan of the Red Cross. The successful first aid/defib training course attracted a large number of people, all of whom felt they benefitted significantly from the event. The club’s Health and Wellbeing […]

Health Checks at Greencastle St Patrick’s Vintage Show

Health Checks at Greencastle St Patrick’s Vintage Show

June 8th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

The Greencastle St Patrick’s club in Co. Tyrone recently hosted their annual vintage show – an excellent event which attracts a large crowd from the local community and beyond. As part of the event, health checks were offered to more senior members of the community, with 76 people taking up the offer. The health checks […]

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