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It's always a night to remember at the Cumann na mBunscol Awards, sponsored each year by Cornmarket Financial Financial Services. Last year, Eamon Ryan, manager of the all-conquering Cork Ladies Football team, held his audience spellbound as he spoke on management and told stories of his career as a player, teacher and coach. This year, the guest...


The Pat Trainor Award for Lifetime Contribution to Cumann na mBunscol honours the memory of one of Cumann na mBunscol's greatest servants. Pat Trainor was a native of the Ardoyne in Belfast and his entire teaching career was spent in Holy Child Primary School in the city. It is an award that recognises decades of service to Gaelic Games in primary...


It was a night that had everything. Schools from all corners of Ireland were represented at the Cornmarket Cumann na mBunscol Awards in the Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen,Co.Fermanagh last Friday night. Fermanagh is the home county of our Uachtarán Liam Magee. Liam and his team ensured everything ran like clockwork. With Fear a tí...

Cluichí Faoi Dhion i gCorcaigh

Thursday 09th March, 2017



Sciath na ScolIndoor Hurling and Camogie Series 2017The Indoor Series caters for girls and boys in 3rd and 4th classes, and provides an opportunity for the children to experience Sciath na Scol action in an indoor setting. The competition is organised in a ‘blitz’ like fashion. This year, the boys and girls in 3rd class took part in local...

All Roads Lead to Enniskillen

Thursday 09th March, 2017



Thank God for Sat Nav and Google Maps! Teachers from 32 counties head to Enniskillen this weekend for the Cornmarket Financial Services Cumann na mBunscol Awards which take place in the Killyhevlin Hotel tomorrow night, Friday 10th and the ComhdháilNáisiúnta which goes ahead at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning. Uachtarán Liam...


Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Thír Eoghain held their eagerly awaited showpiece – the annual Boys’ 5-a-side Indoor Football Final today, Wednesday 8 March, in Cookstown’s magnificent MUSA Indoor Arena. Six schools from across the county had each won their respective heats, paving the way for their Tyrone Final appearance. The...


All roads lead to the Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh this weekend as the Cornmarket Financial Services Cumann na mBunscol Awards 2017 take centre stage. The shortlists have been announced. Friday night will see winners in each category revealed.'It is an opportunity to recognise the amazing work that is going on in schools and...


Congratulations to Bunscoil Phobal Feirste who lifted the Antrim Allianz Cumann na mBunscol All-County Indoor Football Title at Andersonsonstown Leisure Centre. They overcame stiff opposition from St Joseph's Dunloy, neighbours St John The Baptist PS and St Joseph's, Crumlin. Bunscoil Phobal Feirste now go forward to represent Antrim at...


Antrim Allianz Cumann na mBunscol hosted this year’s handball in Belfast with the boys at Colaiste Feirste and the girls playing at St Paul’s GAC. Uladh Chairman Pat McGivern and Secretary Manus O’Donnell were on hand to welcome the young handballers, their teachers and parents to this year’s competitions. The quality of...

Four Wall Handball in Tyrone

Thursday 02nd February, 2017



Allianz Cumann na mBunscol, Thír Eoghain, held their 4-Wall Handball County Finals on Tuesday 24 January in the magnificent Loughmacrory Handball Alley. Primary schools from across the county competed for a number of prestigious titles in the U11 and U13 grade for Girls and Boys, at Singles and Doubles level.A large crowd of spectators were...

Indoor camogie finals in Antrim

Monday 30th January, 2017



A new name appeared on the camogie trophy as the girls from St Joseph's Lisburn turned in a sublime performance in the group stages of the competition, and continued the great form into the finals. Indeed all the finalists - Holy Evangelist, St Michael's, Christ the Redeemer and St Joseph's, turned in fantastic displays with st Joseph's...

Thrilling Indoor camogie fare in Tyrone

Sunday 29th January, 2017



Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Thír Eoghain used the wonderful facility that is the Station Centre, Omagh, as the setting for the eagerly awaited 2017 Final of their annual Tyrone Indoor Camogie competition. Six schools from within Tyrone had qualified via their local heats, thus paving the way to this big day – one of the highlight days in the...


Allianz Cumann na mBunscolin association withCornmarket Financial Services Ltd. are delighted to announce details of 2017 Cumann na mBunscol Cornmarket Annual Awards After the Oscar nominations, now comes the news that teachers throughout the country have been waiting for! It's the nominations for the 2017 Cumann na mBunscol Cornmarket Annual...


The young hurlers from Bunscoil Phobal Feirste will be joined by Holy Trinity at the All-County Indoor 5 a-side Hurling Finals on February 21st. Bunscoil Phobal Feirste, Holy Trinity, Holy Child and Gaelscoil na bhFál all won through the heats and indeed served up a high standard of hurling.Bunscoil Phobal Feirste got off to a quick start...

AGM of Coiste na Mumhan

Sunday 15th January, 2017



The Annual General Meeting of the Munster Primary Schools GAA Board (Allianz Cumann na mBunscol, Coiste na Mumhan) took place in the Horse and Jockey Hotel in Co Tipperary last Friday night. Special guests at the meeting were Liam Lenihan, Leas Cathaoirleach of the Munster Council and Michael Burke, Chairman of the Tipperary County Board. Liam Lenihan, a...


Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Thír Eoghain used the wonderful facility that is the Station Centre, Omagh, as the setting for the eagerly awaited Final of the annual ‘Tyrone Indoor Hurling’ competition. Eight schools within Tyrone had qualified via their local heats, thus paving the way to this big day – one of the highlight days in...


Antrim Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Belfast FinalsIn the last final of the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Belfast leagues, St Kevin's took on new boys St Mary's on the Hill, Glengormley, at the Cricky. It was the boys from the Falls Road who edged this match. Our photo shows referee Davy McGrath presenting the winning captain with the D League Trophy....


The on field activities of Cumann na mBunscol concluded in a welter of excitement in Austin Stacks Park on Wednesday last when Fossa NS earned extra time in the division one final against the rampant St. Oliver’s team who held a five point advantage with two minutes left to play. This competitive final was preceded by the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol 3...


One of the founding fathers of Cumann na mBunscol in Kerry was honoured at a function in the Meadowlands Hotel in Tralee last Friday night November 25th. Maurice O Mahony, who was Principal of Coolard NS in the parish of Ballydonoghue for 43 years until his retirement at the end of school year 2015-2016, was recognised for the contribution he made to primary...

West are best in Sarsfield Cup

Tuesday 22nd November, 2016



West Limerick defeated South Limerick in the final of the Sarsfield Cup under lights at the Gaelic Grounds tonight November 22nd. Ideal conditions for November saw West Limerick lead by 2-2 to 0-0 after ten minutes but South Limerick clawed their way back into the game. Action was fast and furious with goal-line clearances and full -length saves the order of...

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