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Camogie / Ladies Football / GAA Teacher Summer In-Service Course
St Josephs Community Centre, Wexford Town
4th – 8th July
Total Number of Participants: 22
Female: 19      Male: 3
A total of 22 teachers attended the 5 Day Camogie / Ladies Football / GAA Teacher In-service Summer course which was held in St Josephs Community Centre, Wexford town from 4th – 8th July 2011. The participating teachers that attended came from 15 varying primary schools throughout Wexford.
These Schools were:
St Mary’s NS
St Senans
Scoil Bhride
St Anne’s
Piercestown NS
Scoil Mhuire Coolcotts
Scoil Mhuire Rosslare
Mercy NS
Kilrane NS
Adamstown NS
St Josephs NS
Rathnure NS
Gaelscoil Inis Corthaidh
Poulfur NS
Fethard On-Sea NS
The Timetable for the week was jam-packed with a variety of modules presented and experienced tutors visiting each day.
Games Specific Skills Teaching/Drills – Explain IDEAL Principle
An Introduction to Ladies Football
Introduction to FUNDO learning resource material: æClass room to Playing field’
Introducing GAA to the Primary Schools (PE Curriculum – Games Strand)
Introduction to GAA CÚim ar Aghaidh æStep ahead‘ resource pack
(How the GAA be integrated through the curriculum with a focus on SPHE)
An introduction to coaching handball
Introduction to Go Games: Small Sided/Conditioned Games
Camogie skills workshop
Delivering a coaching session for children with Special Needs
Raising the tempo – Warm up activities
Assignment Allocation & Planning
Early Childhood- Nursery & Fundamental Stages (ABC Programme)
School Yard: Typical Hurling Coaching Session
Practical: Maximising space: Hurling wall, hall & yard – Fun Games To Play
Presentation of Assignments, Review & Evaluation, CERT Presentation
Throughout the week each participant received:
GAA Fun Do Pack / GAA Ceim Ar Aghaigh Pack
Camogie Foundation Book / Camogie Player Pathway / Camogie Development Initiatives Booklet
Ladies Football Booklet / Ladies Football Rule Book
Rounders Pack
Handball Pack & handballs
Activity with Special Needs Presentation guide
A special word of Thanks to the Wexford Education Centre who kindly funded this In-service course and made sure this was an enjoyable and successful course from start to finish. Thank You to Helen Kirwan from the Wexford Education centre for the help and ongoing support in the run up to this course.
Also a word of Thanks to all the Tutors and those who helped make this course a huge success.
Course Tutors included:
Ï Jenny Duffy – Camogie RDO South Leinster
Ï Cliodhna O’Connor – Urban Development Officer LGFA
Ï Mick Martin – GAA
Ï Noel Wilson – Wexford Camogie Development Officer
Ï Niamh Egan – GAA Handball
Ï Katie Kelly – Waterford Social Inclusion Development Officer
Ï Paudie Butler & George O’Connor – GAA
Ï Joe O’Brien – GAA Rounders
For more information on this course please contact:
Camogie RDO South Leinster
Jenny Duffy                            087 4146933                 

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