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Augher GAA Community Garden Initiative

Augher GAA Community Garden Initiative

March 18th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

Augher GAA have embarked on a Community Garden Initiative, encouraging healthy living of all members and the wider community. Both playing and non playing members, youth and adult have been offered a chance to get involved in growing fruit, vegetables and flowers in an initiative which will not only encourage physical activity but support the […]

GAA National Health and Wellbeing Conference

GAA National Health and Wellbeing Conference

March 10th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

A host of the country’s leading GAA personalities and health experts will contribute to the Association’s second national Health and Wellbeing Conference in Croke Park on Saturday, March 21. The free event, themed ‘Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds, Healthy Clubs’, is designed to support, educate, and invigorate the GAA volunteers who are driving this important work […]

GAA Clubs Promote Health & Wellbeing

GAA Clubs Promote Health & Wellbeing

March 4th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

The Public Health Agency has provided funding to Ulster GAA which will ensure that each GAA unit in the Province has a dedicated space in each club to promote Health and Wellbeing. Each Club is to receive a health display board and card unit which will ensure that there is a go-to area in Clubs […]

Another Successful Year for Club Officer Training

Another Successful Year for Club Officer Training

March 4th, 2015 | Blog

Over 600 club officers have participated in 2015 Gaelic Life Ulster GAA Club Officer Training programme, gaining essential information and knowledge for the year ahead. The Club Officer Development course takes place annually and is a key training event for those in governance roles within clubs. This year a selection of workshops were delivered ranging […]

Clubs Announced for Gaelic4Girls 2015

Clubs Announced for Gaelic4Girls 2015

March 3rd, 2015 | Blog, Ladies Football

It’s that time of year again when clubs from around the province apply to be part of the National Ladies Gaelic programme Gaelic4Girls. With the programme proving to be extremely successful for the clubs who have participated in recent years, the demand for places on this year’s programme shows how much clubs want to be […]

Antrim GAA host Health & Wellbeing Conference

Antrim GAA host Health & Wellbeing Conference

February 23rd, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

Gaels from across Antrim gathered at the Dunsilly Hotel on Saturday 21st February to be a part of the County’s first ever conference on health and wellbeing. The event, organised by the County health committee, led by chairperson Barney Herron, was a huge success and attracted a huge turnout of club officers on the day. […]

Derry GAA Health & Wellbeing Committee Launched

Derry GAA Health & Wellbeing Committee Launched

February 23rd, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

The official launch of the Derry GAA Health & Wellbeing Committee took place in Owenbeg on Thursday 19th February. The event was well supported by Derry Clubs and saw an excellent turnout of GAA volunteers from across the county. Health Committee Chairperson Michael Crilly opened the event which marked the first significant event hosted by […]

Ulster Camogie Convention 2015

Ulster Camogie Convention 2015

January 30th, 2015 | Blog, Camogie

After a fantastic year for Ulster Camogie in 2014 all county delegates joined the Ulster Camogie Executive and special guests at the Ulster Camogie Convention. Ulster camogie were delighted to welcome Sport NI representative Gillian Gilliland, Ard Stiúrthóir Joan O’Flynn and Uachtaráin Tofa Catherine Neary to Cardinal Tómas O Fiaich Memeorial Library. With a large […]

Families take part in novel Wheelchair Hurling Blitz

Families take part in novel Wheelchair Hurling Blitz

January 30th, 2015 | Blog

On Saturday 17th January the Gaels of Ulster battled the adverse weather conditions to take part in a novel blitz in Cookstown Leisure Centre. The 10 players of the Ulster wheelchair hurling team divided up to captain their own individual teams consisting of mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. This was a […]

Ulster girls claim Inter-Provincial Shield title

Ulster girls claim Inter-Provincial Shield title

January 30th, 2015 | Blog, Ladies Football

The Ulster Ladies U20 took part in the Inter-Provincial Post Primary Schools Tournament in Coralstown/Kinnegad on Saturday 24th January. Ulster played Leinster in their first game which was a high scoring encounter that saw the two sides share 9 goals between them with Ulster coming out on top on a scoreline of 6-01 to 3-04. […]

Ulster GAA Supporting Tackling Bullying

Ulster GAA Supporting Tackling Bullying

December 2nd, 2014 | Blog

The GAA became the country’s first sporting organisation to launch a national anti-bullying campaign with the unveiling of the GAA Tackling Bullying Programme in March 2013. The GAA Tackling Bullying Programme is a resource developed and launched by the GAA for assistance at club level in dealing with incidents of Bullying. Our Games – Our […]

Drink, Drugs and Sausage Rolls off the Student Menu!

Drink, Drugs and Sausage Rolls off the Student Menu!

November 6th, 2014 | Blog

Ulster GAA, in conjunction with Squareball.com has been on the road again with its student Health and Wellness programme, Drink, Drugs and Sausage Rolls, with the aim of helping young people make the transition from home life to student life. The stall was present at all the major university campuses with over 1000 leaflets distributed […]

Three sports commit to ‘Tackle Bullying Now’

Three sports commit to ‘Tackle Bullying Now’

November 6th, 2014 | Blog

Over 60 volunteers from GAA, IRFU (Ulster Branch) and the Irish FA came together recently at the “Tackle Bullying Now” workshops held in Banbridge and Magherafelt. Lee Kane (Northern Ireland Anti Bullying Forum) and Paul Stephenson (NSPCC) facilitated the workshops aimed at protecting both young people and volunteers across each of the three codes. It […]

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