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Cavan Coaching – Joint Camogie and Hurling Workshops 

Cavan Hurling and Camogie Development have joined forces again to deliver a Coaching Seminar for all Coaches in the Cavan area.
A coaching seminar was held last Saturday (13th April) with two coaches, Eoin Breathnach of Waterford Coaching and Games and Gerard Gribben Camogie Development Officer for Cavan, Monaghan, Louth and Meath.
The venue was Kingspan Breffni Park at 10.30am (3G) and was free of charge to attend. This workshop was open to coaches from all codes and any county and the sessions were of great benefit to coaches who coach the ages between 6-12 and 13-18 in either hurling or camogie. 12 coaches attended the workshops with Eoin Morrissey Cavan GAA HDM and Paul Divilly Ulster GAA HDO also on hand giving advice and tips!
Well done to all involved for an excellent morning of new coaching ideas and sharing of ideas and tips! A special word of thanks to Eoin Breathnach, for travelling from Waterford for the day. His excellent knowledge and experience will be of great benefit for everyone to use in the future.
For more information contact Ger Gribben 0872733847.
Louth Referee Foundation Course
8 participants attended a Referee foundation course on Monday April 28th in the Louth GAA Centre of Excellence, Darver. The course was tutored by the excellent Frank McDonald and all the newly qualified referees will be out shortly on the Camogie fields of Louth. Contact Ger Gribben 0872733847 for more information.
Mayo Camogie
Camogie is back in North Mayo. Training starts on Friday the 19th April at 7.00pm in Crossmolina GAA pitch. All girls are welcome to come and try it out. Great fun guaranteed. Sessions will contain fun games and skill development. For more information on camogie in north Mayo or in relation to Camogie in Mayo, please contact Caroline Murray 087 1251269
Donegal Development 
A basic skills workshop was held for parents in McCumhaills Camogie Club on Monday the 8th of April. The club hopes it can get more parents involved in the running of the club. 
Fermanagh Development
Congratulations to Belcoo P.S who won the Fermanagh CnmB Camogie indoor competition and who went on to represent Fermanagh in the Ulster CnmB finals. 
For more information on Camogie in the North West contact Yvonne Byrne 087 6235855/ 
A ‘Come Hurl With Me’ programme in Tullamore came to an end recently. The Programme ran every Saturday morning for 1 hour for six weeks. The aim of the programme was to increase the involvement of parents helping out with underage coaching and to provide each participant with the proper coaching information and technique to coach the basic skills required to play the game whether that practice happens in the club or at home. 
A special thanks to Offaly Sports Partnership for supporting the initiative. Thanks also to county stars Sheila Sullivan & Karen Brady for helping to deliver the programme. The programme was a huge success with approx. 15 mammies & daddies taking part. The Camogie club are delighted with its new members and a few parents who are now going to help out having completed the programme. 
For more information on the programme contact Lizzie Flynn, RDO Midlands: or 087-6436579
Scoil na gCeithre Máistrí are the latest primary school to take up camogie in Athlone. AIT sports & recreation student, Amy Murphy began coaching in the school recently where she takes both girls & boys out every Friday afternoon. Thanks to Laobhaoise Nic Aogáin, Príomhoide and Gearóid Ó Duibhir for facilitating this activity & encouraging the girls to take part.
If other schools in Athlone are interested & wish to give camogie a try this can be organised through Lizzie Flynn, RDO Midlands: or 087-6436579

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