Ulster GAA and the Irish Football Association have welcomed today’s announcement by the Department of Education to continue funding the Curriculum Sports Programme until the end of this financial year.
Sunday 1st October marked the start of the 2017 AIB Ulster Club Championships – Hurling leading the way with Quarter Final games in the Junior & Intermediate Championships.
The Ulster GAA President’s Awards will be hosted on Friday 1st December 2017, in the City Hotel Derry.
Ulster GAA, in partnership with The Irish News, launched the Save our Smiles campaign in support of the NSPCC Parents in Sport week, which takes place on the 2nd – 8th October 2017.
Mickey Harte’s Tyrone team are represented by six players on the short-list of 45 names released today by the GAA and the GPA. The nominees that make up the cream of the crop from another dramatic football summer also includes two players from Down with Monaghan, Donegal and Armagh completing the high-profile line-up with one nomination each.
Cross-community Gaelic team recognised during Community Relations and Cultural Awareness Week.
Ulster GAA in association with Translink has unearthed an outstanding young GAA volunteer from Killeavy GAA, Co Armagh. 24 year old Cliodhna McAteer has been awarded the Translink Young GAA Volunteer of the Month Award for August 2017, following a nomination from her club which demonstrated her outstanding contribution to Killeavy GAA.
The GAA have again reiterated their commitment to the ongoing educational development of its players and members by announcing details of the 2017/2018 GAA National Student Bursary scheme.
Congratulations to all the participants in the final round of the GAA M. Donnelly Interprovincial Wheelchair Hurling League which took place in Dungiven Sports Centre yesterday, Saturday 9th September.
The Óg Spórt U15 Provincial Final was held last Saturday, September 2nd, in Killybegs, Donegal.
Last week a Multi-Sport Volunteering Forum ‘Stay in the Game – Promoting Lifelong Well-being in Sport’ explored interesting and innovative ways to keep people active in sports clubs long after they’ve finished playing.
Ulster GAA President Michael Hasson and Chair of Ulster GAA’s Heritage and Cultural Committee Michael McArdle attended the Ulster University’s Irish Diploma Graduation Ceremony to congratulate the Gaeilge Sa Chlub Scholars on completion of their study.
Ulster GAA and Derry GAA, in conjunction with National GAA, provided bibs and banners for the first ever Gaelic Football team to take part in the Football v Homophobia initiative which was included in the Foyle Pride Festival on August 25th and 26th in Derry City.
Club volunteers from across GAA, Rugby and Football are coming together on Thursday evening, August 31st, in the Athletic Grounds, Armagh to explore how to keep older members active and healthy.
Damian McErlain’s talented Derry team finished with a real flourish to advance to next month’s decider against Kerry.