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17/05/2022 Clare and Limerick Girls Shine in Primary... Well done to the Clare and Limerick Primary Game Camogie teams on... read on
17/05/2022 Meath and Dublin Boys Take Centre Stage Great to see our half time exhibition games up and running again.... read on
17/05/2022 Tipperary Stars of the Munster GAA Primary... The Munster GAA Primary Game is a breeding ground for many a future... read on

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Well done to the Clare and Limerick Primary Game Camogie teams on their superb performances last Sunday, May 15th in Cusack Park Ennis. Looking forward to seeing these girls light it up on the big stage in the years to come.


Great to see our half time exhibition games up and running again. Well done to all the Meath and Dublin boys who showcased their talents last weekend. Tús maith leath na h-oibre.


The Munster GAA Primary Game is a breeding ground for many a future Tipperary inter county star.

Primary Game Memories

Tuesday 17th May, 2022



Tipperary stars Jake Morris and Cáit Devane reflect on their Primary Game Days. Mol an óige agus tiocfaidh sí.

News from Sciath na Scol

Tuesday 17th May, 2022



Plenty of exposure in the Cork media recently for all those involved with Sciath na Scol. Ní neart go cur le chéile.

News from Limerick

Tuesday 17th May, 2022



The Munster GAA Primary Game is getting great exposure in the Limerick media. Well done to all involved.

May 2022 InTouch Article

Tuesday 17th May, 2022



Please check out our May 2022 InTouch Article.

March/April 2022 InTouch Piece

Tuesday 17th May, 2022



Please take a look at our recent March/April 2022 InTouch piece.

January/February 2022 InTouch Piece

Tuesday 17th May, 2022



Please check out our recent January/February 2022 InTouch Piece.


SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT – SCOIL ÍDE NAOFA, CO. KILDAREScoil Íde Naofa, in many ways, is your typical rural primary school. Found in Kilmead, Co. Kildare, the school has grown steadily since its founding in 1949 and is now a 190 pupil strong, co-ed primary school with its first ASD class opening in 2021-2022. We bring our core, holistic values...


CUMANN NA MBUNSCOL PIECE FOR MARCH/APRIL INTOUCH PIECESCHOOL SPOTLIGHT – DOON CBS Doon CBS has long been associated with the promotion of Gaelic games. This was driven for years by the now famous Brother Dormer. Hurling in particular was and is always popular in the primary school and bringing your hurley and helmet to school is nearly just as...


Cumann na mBunscol as we know it was founded in 1971 and will mark 50 years in existence next year. Although the current pandemic has put many events on hold, Cumann na mBunscol plans to compile and publish a book to mark the development of Gaelic Games in primary schools over the course of the last half century. Joe Lyons and Ciarán Crowe have agreed to...

November/December 2020 InTouch Piece

Monday 07th December, 2020



School Spotlight - Kilcoole Primary SchoolKilcoole Primary School (KPS) is to be found nestled between the Sugarloaf Mountain and the Irish Sea in Co. Wicklow, the Garden of Ireland. It was established in 2010 following the amalgamation of St. Anthony’s BNS and St. Brigid’s GNS. In KPS we strive to provide a nurturing, positive, holistic...

October 2020 InTouch Piece

Friday 09th October, 2020



CUMANN NA MBUNSCOL PIECE FOR OCTOBER 2020 INTOUCHSCHOOL SPOTLIGHT – KILBEHENNY NSKilbehenny National School is a mixed primary school in the parish ofKilbehenny/Anglesboro, Co. Limerick. Our location at the southernmost part of County Limerick, 4km from theCounty Cork border and 6km from the County Tipperary border, ensures that a healthy...


Two former pupils of Doon C.B.S. Primary School and members of Doon G.A.A. club will captain Limerick hurling teams in 2020. Jack Ryan will captain the Limerick Under 20 hurling team. Jack is pictured wearing the Kilkenny colours when he played in Croke Park in the I.N.T.O. / G.A.A. mini games on All-Ireland Hurling Final Sunday in 2012. Jack played on the...


Two former pupils of Doon C.B.S. Primary School and members of Doon G.A.A. club will captain Limerick hurling teams in 2020. Adam English will captain the Limerick Minor hurling team. Adam is pictured wearing the Galway colours with Aogan O Fearghail, President of the G.A.A., when he played in the I.N.T.O. / G.A.A. mini sevens in Croke Park in 2015.Adam...


The GAA is circulating a document to highlight how it can continue to support Primary Schools as the new year begins amidst the impacts of COVID-19.The Coaching Programme & Support document outlines a number of resources that can help Teachers in the planning and delivery of physical activity opportunities and the wider curriculum in the months...

Full September 2020 InTouch Piece

Saturday 12th September, 2020



Some recent news on our return to school in September 2020.

September InTouch Piece

Saturday 12th September, 2020



NATIONAL CUMANN NA MBUNSCOL DIRECTIVEFollowing a recent national committee meeting, Cumann na mBunscol instruct all counties not to organise or participate in any inter school games/competitions until the 31st October 2020 at the earliest. Cumann na mBunscol will continue to monitor the situation during this period and provide further instruction...

Mary Immaculate College (MIC) and Munster GAA have teamed up on a new online summer programme for primary teachers, which will focus on the teaching of Gaelic Games in primary schools. Bookings are now being taken for the online professional development programme, which will run from 1 July to 14 July. The programme, which was initially due to be delivered...

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