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11/09/2019 Olivia s Big Day at the Mini Sevens Saturday evening sees Kerry and Dublin go toe-to toe once more with... read on
13/08/2019 INTO GAA Respect Games in full swing The INTO GAA Respect Exhibition Games, affectionately known to generations... read on
02/07/2019 Kerry Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Hurling... The Allianz Cumann na mBunscol hurling finals were played in splendid... read on

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Olivia's Big Day at the Mini Sevens

Wednesday 11th September, 2019



Saturday evening sees Kerry and Dublin go toe-to toe once more with All-Ireland glory at stake. The 2019 All-Ireland football final was regarded as one of the best finals in living memory. Maybe the replay will be as exciting!Olivia Shannon, from St Brigid's NS, Tinahely, Co Wicklow played in the Dublin colours in the INTO GAA Respect games.Here is her...

INTO GAA Respect Games in full swing

Tuesday 13th August, 2019



The INTO GAA Respect Exhibition Games, affectionately known to generations of teachers as the Mini Sevens, are in full swing. Next Sunday 40 boys and girls and 2 Young Whistlers will share centre stage when they take the field on All -Ireland Hurling Final Day. Gerry O Meara, Principal of Scoil Treasa in Firhouse is the man who organises everything to do with...


The Allianz Cumann na mBunscol hurling finals were played in splendid underfoot conditions in Tom Healy Park Abbeydorney. In all, three finals were decided with the result of the Div. 2 and div.3 finals right in the balance right up to final whistle as supporters from all sides willed their troops to success and, while the Div. 1 final didn’t exactly...


A drenched Musgrave Park played host to last Thursday’s historic A Hurling Championship Final between two Gaelscoileanna, namely Bunscoil an tSléibhe Dhuibh and Bunscoil Phobal Feirste. The hotly anticipated final, being billed as ‘Battle of the Bunscoileanna’, didn’t fail to disappoint the large crowd of...

Sports Day Was Well Worth the Wait

Tuesday 25th June, 2019



The Wicklow Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Sports day finally went ahead on a sunny day in Charlesland on Wednesday June 19th. It had been cancelled the week previously due to the torrential rain much to everyone’s disappointment, however it was well worth the wait! Wednesday was a fantastic day showing the pride, pace and passion of the primary school...


Mol an óige agus tiocfaidh sí agus b’shin an scéal nuair a chas imreoirí ó Chill Mhantáin ar Ráth Droma i gcomhair bliots camógaíochta deireadh na bliana. Go dtí seo, bhíodar ag glacadh páirt i mbliots ann arannphairtíochta ach inniu...

Girls Football Finals in Tralee

Saturday 15th June, 2019



Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Chiarraí Girls Football Finals Four of the Girls Allianz Cumann na mBunscol football finals were played in perfect underfoot conditions in Austin Stacks Park.The westerly wind affected the pattern of the opening game but not even the heavy mist which had descended for the final game could dampen the spirit, endeavour...


Laois Cumann na mBunscol hosted their annual Leinster Allianz Camogie Blitz in the LOETB Centre of Excellence in Portlaoise. Eight county primary school teams represented their counties with skill and determination of the highest standard with over 160 players and 20 teachers from all over Leinster taking part in the event.Huge thanks to Laois GAA ( for...

New Name on Limerick Leader Cup

Wednesday 12th June, 2019



The Limerick Leader Cup is contested by the 15 -a -side A champions of each of the four Divisions in Limerick. The competition has been dominated in recent years by Doon CBS who were winners on four consecutive occasions from 2015 to 2018. There is a new name on the cup in 2019 as Lisnagry NS overcame West Limerick champions Mahoonagh NS in a closely contested...


Scoil na Fuiseoige entered this years Belfast Allianz Cumann na mBunscol hurling campaign with one eye on the future in offering starting places to no less than four Primary 4 players whilst also knowing that both the supreme talent of Fionn Mc Callin and the consistency of Ethan Mc Kee would provide the best chance of silverware for some years. Their route to...


Holy Child Primary School ended their long wait for the Allianz sponsored Raffo Cup when the boys got to bring the prestigious trophy back home to their Andersonstown school.The boys had a great start to the Gaelic campaign, back in October, when they reached the League Final. On a day of atrocious weather, and gale force winds, the boys were second best to a...


Cumann na mBunscolCornmarket Award Winners 2019Category 1 Pat Trainor AwardsJim O Riordan (Wicklow)Category 2 Public Relations1. Corcaigh2. Baile Atha Cliath3. Ard Mhacha, CiarraíHighly Commended - Fear Manach, Port LairgeCategory 3 County Publication1. Luimneach2. Corcaigh3. An MhíCategory 4 Promotion of Gaelic Games and...

Saturday 16th March, 2019



The Cornmarket Cumann na mBunscol na mBunscol Awards were held in the Sligo Park Hotel on Friday March 8th. Over 200 guests attended the Awards Banquet in Sligo. Cumann na mBunscol Shligigh worked tirelessly for weeks in advance of the night to ensure that every detail was covered. Bernie Ryan, Principal of Holy Family NS in Tubbercurry, saw her five year...

2019 INTO Mini Sevens

Saturday 16th March, 2019



The INTO GAA Mini Sevens have been a feature of Big Match Day in Croke Park on All- Ireland semi-final and final days since 1987. Boys and girls from all counties of Ireland and beyond get the opportunity to play in Croke Park on the occasion of the biggest games in the GAA calendar. Tipperary native Gerry O Meara, Principal of Scoil Treasa in Firhouse, Co. Dublin...

AGM of Coiste na Mumhan

Monday 14th January, 2019



All six Munster counties were represented at the AGM of Coiste na Mumhan of Allianz Cumann na mBunscol in Adare last Friday. John Brennan of Munster GAA and John Cregan of Limerick GAA were guests. Tomás O hAinifein presided and gave a thorough account of a busy year on the playing front. Primary Game coordinator reported that 484 boys and girls played...


Páirc Ui Rinn 10.30 11.30 12.30 1.30 Tuesday 8th GF3 GS Ch Ui Leighin V Whitechurch 13 a side, 20 mins a half F4 Watergrasshill V Whitechurch 15 a side, 20 mins a half GF4 Watergrasshill V Inch 13 a side, 20 mins a half F5 Inch V Ballintotas 11 a side, 15...

Newsflash from the Kingdom

Saturday 23rd April, 2016



Date for diary.. Hurling co ordinator Conor Kearney has to bringforward his camogie and hurling mini sevens ..These were due to be played on first weekof May but some schools are taking extended May Bank Holiday break..Mini sevens hurling and camogie are now going ahead this Tuesday April 26th inAbbeydorney starting at 10 a.m.,All teams guaranteed at...

Busy times in the Kingdom

Tuesday 05th April, 2016


Brendan’s Board Mini Sevens football Finals will be held inCahersalee, Tralee this Thursday 7th April. Four girls and four boysteams will participate and each team will play three games in a roundrobin format. The action starts at 10.00a.m. The following are the teams who have qualified for this years Brendan’s Board finals:Ardfert NS ,...


There can rarely have been a more popular winner of the Pat Trainor Award for Lifetime Contribution to Primary Schools Gaelic Games than Pádraig Ó Catháin. The genial Duagh man was honoured at the Cumann na mBunscol Awards in Ballincollig and was presented with his award by Áine McGlinchey, daughter of the late Pat. Paddy was awarded the...

Coiste Naisiúnta elected for 2016-2017

Tuesday 22nd March, 2016



The Comhdháil Bhliantúil of Cumann na mBunscol took place recently in Ballincollig,Co.Cork. Hats off to Sciath na Scol who hosted the Annual General Meeting. It was superbly organised. The Cumann na mBunscol Awards,sponsored by Cornmarket Financial Services, took place on the previous night and were a resounding success as excellence in all...

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