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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 […]

St. Dallan’s PS Health & Wellbeing Day

St. Dallan’s PS Health & Wellbeing Day

April 15th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

St. Dallan’s Primary School, Warrenpoint combined with Cumann Pheadair Naofa CLG, as part of the Club / School Link, hosted their annual GAA Health & Wellbeing Day for Primary 7 pupils on Friday 27 March 2015. The fun packed day got off to a great start with interactive seminars on health and sport in the […]

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 […]

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Ulster Senior Championship Finals 2015