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First Derry Coaching Conference

First Derry Coaching Conference

February 20th, 2008 | Homepage News

The first Annual Coaching and Games Development Conference, organised by Coiste Chontae Doire and sponsored by Chambers Coaches, will take place on Saturday 1st March 2008 in the St. Mary’s Grammar School, Magherafelt. This conference will aim to provide the most innovative workshops, which have been designed to better equip our coaches for the difficult […]

GAA Coaching Resource wins Award

GAA Coaching Resource wins Award

February 10th, 2008 | Homepage News

The GAA’s Fun Do Coaching Resource has won the ‘Best E-Learning Product or Course’ category in the 6th annual Digital Media Awards. The announcement was made at the awards ceremony held in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry last night with Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Eamon Ryan, TD, in attendance as guest of […]

Antrim Hurlers make History

Antrim Hurlers make History

February 4th, 2008 | Homepage News

Antrim hurlers made a little bit of history at Casement Park on Sunday when they became the first team from outside Leinster to win the Walsh Cup as they beat Offaly by 3-9 to 2-7. In dreadful weather conditions the Saffrons secured a well deserved victory thanks to two goals from Eddie McCloskey and one […]

Stranmillis play first Football Match

Stranmillis play first Football Match

February 1st, 2008 | Homepage News

On Wednesday, 30th January, a team of students from Stranmillis University College played a Gaelic football match against St Mary’s University College. This was the first Gaelic football team to represent the College in its eighty-year history and was comprised of students from the Health & Leisure Studies BSc and the BEd primary and post-primary […]

Hughes inspires Down to Glory

Hughes inspires Down to Glory

January 27th, 2008 | Homepage News

Down finally gave their long-suffering supporters something to shout about when they stormed to victory over Derry in the Dr McKenna Cup final at Casement Park. A classy attacking display from Danny Hughes inspired the Mourne men, who had failed to win a single game in this competition, or in the National Football League either […]

GAA welcomes Minister to Pairc Esler

GAA welcomes Minister to Pairc Esler

January 17th, 2008 | Homepage News

The Minister for Culture Arts and Leisure Mr Edwin Poots MLA attended the Gaelic Life Dr McKenna Cup fixture between Down and Donegal at Pairc Esler, Newry as a special guest of the Ulster Council GAA. Ulster Council GAA President, Tom Daly has warmly welcomed the attendance of Mr Poots, commenting: “The Ulster Council GAA […]

Celtic Park to light up for NFL

Celtic Park to light up for NFL

January 14th, 2008 | Homepage News

Derry chiefs are hoping to unveil new floodlights in Celtic Park before the start of the county’s NFL campaign begins against Mayo on February 2. The floodlights were supposed to be in place before Christmas but a series of unanticipated delays hampered work on the project. Celtic Park will become the sixth Ulster County ground […]

2008 O’Neills Coaching Conference

2008 O’Neills Coaching Conference

January 14th, 2008 | Homepage News

The fourth Annual Coaching and Games Development Conference, organised by Comhairle Uladh and sponsored this year by O’Neills, will take place on Saturday 19th January 2008 in the Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown. This conference has an excellent track record in providing the most innovative workshops, which have been designed to better equip our coaches for […]

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