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Development News this week;
·         New Camogie club established in Dublin
·         M.Donnelly GAA Wheelchair Hurling All-Stars
·         Cumann na mBunsol Activity
·         Camán- Get a Grip Foundation Coaching Courses
·         Creating Moving & Thinking Players Workshop
·         Planning an effective coaching session
·         Camán Get Hooked Level 1- Louth
·         Upcoming Events
New Camogie Club established in Dublin
The new club Na Gaeil Oga based in the Pheonix Park Dublin is the only all Irish speaking club in Dublin. The club is setting up an adult level. Launch of the new club took place on 1st February.
At Launch of new club were: Michael Ward (Dublin camogie), PJ Mac Gabhann (club chairman), Pat Martin (Dub Co board chairperson), Edel Ni Braonain (Club Committee Rep), Eve Talbot Regional Development officer
M.Donnelly GAA Wheelchair Hurling All-Stars
The winners of the 2014 All stars were presented with their All Star Awards by Health Minister Leo Varadkar T.D in St. Peregrines GAA Club, Dublin last weekend. Connacht, Leinster and Munster each shared two All-Stars. It was a hugely successful day for Munster as they took home ‘Coach of the Year’ (David Fitzgerald), ‘Camogie Player of the Year’ (Ellie Sheehy) while James McCarthy won the Hurler of the Year award.
Goalkeeper: Will O’Mara (Leinster). Backs: Pat Carty (Connacht) and James McCarthy (Munster). Midfield: Stephen Melvin (Connacht). Forwards: Alex Hennebry (Leinster) and Sultan Kakar (Munster). Coach of the Year: David Fitzgerald (Munster).Young Player of the Year: Conn Nagle (Ulster). Camogie Player of the Year: Ellie Sheehy (Munster). Hurler of the Year: James McCarthy (Munster).
Ellie Sheehy Munster- Camogie Player of the Year recipient
Cumann na mBunscol Activity
Below is a selection of photos from North Antrim Cumann na mBunscol Blitz that took place on 30th January last. The schools that took part include St Marys Portglenone, St Colmcilles Ballymena, St Patricks Rasharkin, St Joseph’s Crumlin, Glenravel P.S, St Marys Cargin and Creggan P.S.
The second Armagh Cumann na mBunscol Indoor Camogie heat took place in Siverbridge GAC. 8 schools took part in the heat – Cloughreagh, Clonalig, Foley, Derrynoose, Camlough, Bessbrook, Crossmaglen and Middletown. After some very competitive games Derrynoose and Middletown schools qualified for the County Indoor finals.
Armagh Cumann na mBunscol Group
The 2015 Tyrone Indoor Camogie Finalists are: Kingsisland, Aughamullan, Recarson, Gaelscoil Strabane, Greencastle, Carrickmore, Dungannon and Roan, Eglish.
Dungannon School
Roan School
Camán-Get a Grip Foundation Coaching Course:
On Saturday the 31st of January 23 coaches from 5 clubs in Laois took part in a Camán-Get a Grip foundation course. Laois Camogie would like to thank all coaches who took part and also to the tutors April Purcell and Martin Connelly. St.Lazarians club in Abbeyleix provided the venue and lunch for all the participants.
Laois Camán Get a Grip Course
12 Coaches from Edendork Camogie Club,the Naomh Treasa Camogie Club Dungannon and An Port Mor Camogie Club (Armagh) completed the 'Caman Get A Grip' Camogie Foundation Coaching course held in Edendork GAC, Co Tyrone on Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th January. Thanks to Peter Doherty for assisting with the organising of the venue.
Tyrone Camán Get a Grip Course
Creating Moving & Thinking Players Workshop
20 coaches attended this workshop in St.Brigids GAA club in Dublin on 20th January. Tutor Paul O Brien took Minor county team for workshop.
Creating Moving and Thinking players
Planning an Effective Coaching Session
12 coaches from Cargin and Ahoghill recently attended workshop on ‘planning an effective coaching session’. This session was interactive and theory based where all elements of coaching session were scrutinised to see what best practise suits each age group. For more information on this workshop contact
Slide from the Planning an Effective Coaching Session Workshop
Camán Get Hooked Level 1 Coaching Course Louth
11 coaches from 5 clubs took part in the inaugural Louth Camogie Level One Coaching Course on Friday the 30th and Saturday the 31st January. The course was hosted in the newly built St Kevins Community Hall in Philipstown, Co Louth which proved an excellent venue with an excellent Indoor hall. Tutors on the course were Ger Gribben Camogie RDO and Siobhan Poulter Camogie Tutor. The final day of the course will be this Saturday the 7th February. Well done to all the coaches involved!
Camán Get Hooked Course- Louth
Armagh Cumann na mBunscol Indoor Camogie Finals- Silverbridge Armagh 4th February
Louth Level 1 Coaching Course- St.Kevin’s GAC- 7th February
Tyrone Cumann na mBunscol Camogie Indoor Finals- Omagh, Tyrone- 12th Ferbruary
Ulster under 14 Camogie club Indoor Blitz- Magherafelt, Derry- 14th February

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