Cumann na mBunscol is an autonomous National Federation of Primary Schools promoting Gaelic Games in an educational context, having affiliatedto it County and Provincial Primary Schools Committees. The philosophy of Cumann na mBunscol shall be to promote Gaelic games in an atmosphere of fun and enjoyment and to make Gaelic Games the games of choice in our Primary Schools
This promotional work has been co-ordinated by Cumann na mBunscol for over 40 years, and today in 2013, we are active in 2,800 schools throughout the country with 100,000 school children participating in our activities.
A wide range of opportunities and activities for all children is provided with equal opportunities for boys and girls to participate.
Activities include boys' and girls football, hurling, camogie, handball, rounders, athletics, mini-sevens, inter class leagues, quizzes, projects, skill award schemes and blitzes.