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Liam Magee, Principal of St Columban's Primary School in Belcoo, Co Fermanagh, has been elected as Cathaoirleach of Coiste Náisiúnta of Allianz Cumann na mBunscol. Liam has served as Uachtarán for the past three years and prior to that, he held the position of Cisteoir for five years.Speaking after the recent AGM of Cumann na...


Cumann na mBunscolCornmarket Award Winners 2019Category 1 Pat Trainor AwardsJim O Riordan (Wicklow)Category 2 Public Relations1. Corcaigh2. Baile Atha Cliath3. Ard Mhacha, CiarraíHighly Commended - Fear Manach, Port LairgeCategory 3 County Publication1. Luimneach2. Corcaigh3. An MhíCategory 4 Promotion of Gaelic Games and...

Saturday 16th March, 2019



The Cornmarket Cumann na mBunscol na mBunscol Awards were held in the Sligo Park Hotel on Friday March 8th. Over 200 guests attended the Awards Banquet in Sligo. Cumann na mBunscol Shligigh worked tirelessly for weeks in advance of the night to ensure that every detail was covered. Bernie Ryan, Principal of Holy Family NS in Tubbercurry, saw her five year...

2019 INTO Mini Sevens

Saturday 16th March, 2019



The INTO GAA Mini Sevens have been a feature of Big Match Day in Croke Park on All- Ireland semi-final and final days since 1987. Boys and girls from all counties of Ireland and beyond get the opportunity to play in Croke Park on the occasion of the biggest games in the GAA calendar. Tipperary native Gerry O Meara, Principal of Scoil Treasa in Firhouse, Co. Dublin...


The A.G.M. of Cumann na mBunscol, Coiste na Mí took place on Monday February 11th at Gaelscoil Éanna, Navan. Chairman Willie Lyons welcomed everyone and reports were read by the Chairman, Secretary; Nodlag O’ Neill - Forde, Treasurer; Mary Devine and PRO; Caroline Gibbons. All reported on a very busy year for schools around the...


This year’s Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Chonnacht Handball Finals were held on Saturday February 16th in Salthill, Galway. A special word of thanks to Salthill Handball Club for use of their fine facilities.Many thanks also to Pierce Lalor, Morgan Darcy and Oisín Ó Cúláin who gave freely of their time and refereed all...


The Leinster Allianz Cumann na mBunscol boys handball competition took place in St Brigids GAA club in Castleknock.U11 singles final Wexford,( Eoin Kinsella, Coolgreaney NS) V Kilkenny (Eoin Brennan, Firoda NS)Winner: KilkennyU11 Doubles finalWexford, (Conor Doyle and Danny Peiro Taghmon NS) v Kilkenny, (Jack Egan and Shane Doyle Windgap...


The clock is ticking. It's a little over five weeks to the Cornmarket Cumann na mBunscol Awards which will take place in the Sligo Park Hotel on Friday March 8th. It promises to be a great night. 'This year saw a very high number of entries across all categories,' according to Gary Farrell, who is Leas Rúnaí of Coiste...


The Belfast section of the Antrim Allianz Cumann Na Bunscol indoor Hurling Final took place atLa Salle Secondary School . The four group winners - Bunscoil Phobal Feirste, Christ The Redeemer, Bunscoil AntSleibhe Dhuibh and Holy Child PS made for a highly competitive event.The opening game between Christ The Redeemer and Bunscoil An...

AGM of Coiste na Mumhan

Monday 14th January, 2019



All six Munster counties were represented at the AGM of Coiste na Mumhan of Allianz Cumann na mBunscol in Adare last Friday. John Brennan of Munster GAA and John Cregan of Limerick GAA were guests. Tomás O hAinifein presided and gave a thorough account of a busy year on the playing front. Primary Game coordinator reported that 484 boys and girls played...

Tráth na gCeist i gCiarraí

Wednesday 19th December, 2018



Bliain na Gaeilge2018 Allianz Cumann na mBunscol.Deirtear gur fearr déanach ná go brách agus is dócha gur amhlaidh atá agus sinn ag eagrú comórtas Tráth na gCeist i nGaeilge i mí na Nollag mar chuid de imeachtaí Bliain na Gaeilge 2018 agus is tráthúil guri...

Saturday 08th December, 2018



A gritty performance from SJB saw them lift the Belfast section of the Antrim Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Indoor 5 a-side title.Gaelscoil na bhFál, St Kieran’s and Christ Redeemer put up stern challenges and should be proud of their performances.Jack Herdman and Conor Ward (St Paul’s) stood out for SJB showing great leadership when it...


Handball in South Limerick The 2018 instalment of the South Primary Schools Handball took place on November 30th. John the Baptist Community School was once again the venue and their great facilities for Handball were host to some top quality action.Four schools were represented with 34 pupils taking part. New champions were crowned in each of the U11 and...


The 2018 instalment of the South Primary Schools Handball took place on November 30th. John the Baptist Community School again was the venue and their great facilities for Handball were host to some top quality action.Four schools were represented with 34 pupils taking part. New champions were crowned in each of the U11 and U13 boys and girls grades. South...

Tuesday 27th November, 2018



Five Allianz Cumann na mBunscol finals were decided in windy but dry Austin Stacks Park and once again we were treated to some tremendous displays of football. No blanket defence but all- out attacking football. Bhí an-tráthnóna ag na foirne ón nGaeltacht. Bhuaigh Scoil Náisiúnta an Chlocháin agus...

Busy Times for Bunscoil an tSléibh Dhuibh

Tuesday 27th November, 2018



Bunscoil an tSléibhe Dhuibh’s boys and girls contested their respective Allianz Cumann na mBunscol C league finals just before the Halloween break. Both squads practised tirelessly throughout the week, challenging one another to games during break and lunchtimes. The boys came up against a talented St Kevin’s side and took...

Tuesday 27th November, 2018



St Malachy's Primary School - Gaelic Football League Champions!St Malachy's Primary School won their division in the Antrim Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Football Final over a strong St Aloysius side for the first time in over a decade.At half time, only two points separated the sides with Sean McCartan pulling off consecutive saves and a tight...

Football Fever strikes Royal County

Monday 26th November, 2018



The 2018 Allianz Cumann na mBunscol An Mhí Football Finals took place over 3 days at Páirc Tailteann, Navan and St. Loman's Park, Trim. 16 games took place over the 3 days with perfect weather conditions for November football. Huge crowds of spectators were present each day and they were treated to some excellent team performances with...


The boys from Bunscoil Phobal Feirste were in fine form as they lifted the Belfast- Antrim Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Indoor Hurling Title and now progress to the All-County Finals on 20th February at the Antrim Forum.The 'Boys' had previously lifted the IndoorFootball Title and so will compete for two All-County Titles on the day.The hurlers...

Football finals in Kerry

Saturday 03rd November, 2018



Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Chiarraí Austin Stacks Park was the venue for four of the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol finals. They were played in perfect weather conditions and once again we were treated to a feast of exciting football. Those present witnessed some excellent individual performances of high fielding, excellent blocking and defending...

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