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.
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A new gym is planned for St Aidan’s GAC, Magilligan, in memory of Steven Deeney who died suddenly in January during a club training session.
Ulster GAA’s Live to Play ‘Film the Fun’ programme was recognised by Environment Minister Mark Durkan at the Road Safety Grants Finale which took place recently.
Ulster ladies have retained the inter-provincial title after a long tough day in Kinnegad.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]