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Munster AGM

Sunday 14th January, 2018



The Annual General Meeting of Cumann na mBunscol Coiste na Mumhan was held in the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork last Friday night. Leas Cathaoirleach of the Munster Council Liam Lenihan was a guest and spoke in glowing terms of the great work teachers doing in promoting Gaelic Games among young players. He paid tribute to the work of the Coiste and spoke of the...

Limerick City bridge a six year gap

Thursday 30th November, 2017



Limerick City bridged a six year gap when they won the Sarsfield Cup for the first time since 2011, defeating West Limerick by 1-6 to 1-1 in a thrilling final in the Gaelic Grounds on Tuesday November 28th.

West Limerick win Larkin Shield

Thursday 30th November, 2017



The curtain came down on the Allainz Cumann na mBunscol Luimnigh football season when two Interdivisional Finals were played under lights in the Gaelic Grounds on Tuesday November 28th.West Limerick won the Larkin Shield defeating East Limerick in a thrilling final.The Larkin Shield, a welcome addition to the Cumann na mBunscol calendar of events, was...

St Bride's PS pull off the Double

Thursday 30th November, 2017



The boys and girls from St Bride's PS have been crowned Antrim Allianz Cumann na mBunscol League Champions after winning their respective A League Finals. In both finals St John the Baptist were the opposition, who pushed them all the way but the Cathedral and McAleese Cups will reside in South Belfast for the year....


It has been a fantastic first term both on and off the pitch for Mahoonagh National School, in West Limerick but the cherry on the cake was laid by our all conquering Girls Football Team on Monday last when they captured the Division 1 County Football Championship, beating East Limerick champions Scoil an Spioraid Naomh of Roxborough in a pulsating semi...

Cornmarket Cumann an mBunscol Awards

Tuesday 14th November, 2017



Allianz CumannnamBunscolin association withCornmarket Financial Services Ltd. CumannnamBunscolCornmarket Annual Awards 2018 Now is the time to promote and showcase the great work your school and/or coiste are doing to promote Gaelic Games.Great prizes to be won!!! Pat Trainor Hall of Fame AwardCategory 1:Pat Trainor Hall of Fame Award: This award...


Final Schedule for Wednesday 15th November in Austin Stacks Park.The Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Finals. 4.00pm 2 Teacher Final: Scoil an Clochán V Tiernaboul NS4.45pm.3 Teacher Final: Scoil Réalt na Mara, Tousist v ScoilCeann Trá5.30pm 4/5 Teacher Shield Final: St Brendan's NS Fenit v Scoil Bhríd, Loreto6.30pm 4/5...

Cornmarket Cumann na mBunscol Awards 2018

Thursday 28th September, 2017



It's time to get cracking if you are thinking of entering the 2018 Cornmarket Cumann na mBunscol Awards!!! The 2018 Awards will be presented at a Banquet in the Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny on Friday March 9th. 'Once again, there is something to interest schools of all types, large, small, urban, rural, and we are constantly tweaking the list of...

Update on Vetting Arrangements

Wednesday 20th September, 2017



CPSMA has prepared a template Joint Agreement for use by schools in the context of transition year students, coaches and student teachers.Please see CPSMA website for details.

INTO Mini Sevens 2017-2018

Wednesday 20th September, 2017



INTO Mini – Sevens 2017 / 18. The age limits as set out below apply to the 2017/ 2018 mini sevens competitions.Age limits for Boys or GirlsTotal enrolment of Boys only or Girls only: (3rd to 6th class inclusive)Children born on or after:Enrolment D.o.B.200 pupils - 1st January 2006170 - 199 pupils - 1st December 2005.140 - 169 pupils - 1st November...

September General Meeting 2017

Monday 18th September, 2017



Cumann na mBunscol held its September General Meeting in the Croke Park Hotel on Saturday last September 16th. There was a large attendance. Cathaoirleach Bernadette Ryan presided over the meeting and thanked the delegates who had travelled from all parts of the country.Gerry O Meara gave a very thorough and concise account of the 2017 INTO Mini Sevens...

The INTO Mini Sevens are back!

Saturday 12th August, 2017



Each Sunday from August 6th to September 17th, Gerry O Meara and his team will ensure that the INTO Mini Sevens, coordinated by Cumann na mBunscol, take centre stage in Croke Park.The INTO GAA Mini Sevens have been a feature of Big Match Day in Croke Park during the months of August and September since the concept became a reality in 1987. Boys and girls from all...


The annual handball games between Belfast and Dublin were held in Saint Paul's on Friday 16th of June.The two teams of six enjoyed showing off their skills in front of a small number of family and friends.While many of the games were closely fought, it was Belfast who emerged eventual winners with a 6-0 score line.All the children had a great day and...


Antrim Allianz Cumann na mBunscol thriller in the Belfast final!Bunscoil Phobal Feirste 4-2St Michael's 2-6A large crowd was in attendance on to witness a pulsating classic played out between two excellent sides.The Shaw's Road Gaels settled quicker and dominated all the early exchanges in the soaring heat at Musgrave Park. Their commanding...

All action in Sligo

Monday 03rd April, 2017



Allianz Cumann na mBunscol SligighINTO mini 7s Girls Gaelic Football Final.Final score-Scoil Naomh Molaise (Grange) 3-1Drimina N.S. 1-2 The Girls INTO mini 7s primary schools Gaelic Football Final took place on Thursday 30th March in Collooney’s Connolly Park between Scoil Naomh Molaise (Grange) and Drimina N.S. Scoil Naomh Molaise...


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...


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...

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...

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