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23/01/2020 Indoor Hurling Finals a great success in... In recent years we have had some terrific Co. Finals to enjoy, and... read on
16/01/2020 AGM of Coiste na Mumhan The Annual General Meeting of Cumann na mBunscol Coiste na Mumhan... read on
19/12/2019 Cumann na mBunscol Chiarraí Sile and Daithi McGillycuddy recently visited Scoil Mhuire Cill Orglan... read on

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In recent years we have had some terrific Co. Finals to enjoy, and this one was no different…Once the draw was conducted, the schools from St. Patrick’s P.S. Annaghmore, St. Colmcille’s P.S. Carrickmore and St. John’s P.S. Kingsisland and all hurled brilliantly but, despite this, they just didn’t quite make the...

AGM of Coiste na Mumhan

Thursday 16th January, 2020



The Annual General Meeting of Cumann na mBunscol Coiste na Mumhan was held in the Abbeygate Hotel in Ennis last Friday night. Tomás Ó hAiniféin presided. 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...

Cumann na mBunscol Chiarraí

Thursday 19th December, 2019



Sile and Daithi McGillycuddy recently visited Scoil Mhuire Cill Orglan, i gContae Chiarraí to present them with the Sciath Niall McGillycuddy Trophy in memory of their son who up until his untimely death was a very promising footballer with club and county. Niall played in the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol competitions with the Mon Killarney and...

Handball in Hospital (that's Co Limerick!!)

Tuesday 03rd December, 2019



The 2019 South Limerick Primary Schools Handball took place on Monday December 2nd in John the Baptist C.S. in Hospital. This year was the third running of the event and saw handball stronghold Galbally represented by their national school for the first time.Galbally N.S. joined Kilmallock N.S., Hospital N.S. and Herbertstown N.S. in supplying 40...

West are Best after extra time in Limerick

Sunday 01st December, 2019



The curtain came down on the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol season last Tuesday night in the Gaelic Grounds as West Limerick and Limerick City contested both of the Inter Divisional Football competitions.‘Playing the finals of the Larkin Shield and Sarsfield Cup under lights has proved to be a great success and wraps up our events on the playing fields...

Boys get ball rolling in Wicklow

Tuesday 01st October, 2019



The Boys Take to the FieldThursday 26th September saw the first outing, for boys, this year. Bray Emmets again hosted the 5th/6th class Boys’ participation blitz. 30 teams entered our blitz playing 4 games within the hour.With a brisk southerly breeze blowing there were great displays of teamwork whilst playing against the wind as well as some very...

Cornmarket Cumann na mBunscol Awards 2020

Wednesday 25th September, 2019



Allianz Cumann na mBunscol in association withCornmarket Financial Services Ltd. Cumann na mBunscolCornmarket Annual Awards 2020 Last Years’ Winners… Small School of the YearRoan St Patrick’s PS Co Tyronehttps://vimeo.com/356705101/5112cb3319 Large School of the YearSt Teresa’s National School Co...

Cornmarket Cumann na mBunscol Awards 2020

Wednesday 18th September, 2019



Details of the Cumann na mBunscol Cornmarket Annual Awards 2020 are now available on the website. Check out http://cnmbnaisiunta.com/contentPage/10044119/c_o_r_n_m_a_r_k_e_t_a_w_a_r_d_s


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...


Páirc Ui Rinn 10.30 11.30 12.30 1.30 Tuesday 8th GF3 GS Ch Ui Leighin V Whitechurch 13 a side, 20 mins a half F4 Watergrasshill V Whitechurch 15 a side, 20 mins a half GF4 Watergrasshill V Inch 13 a side, 20 mins a half F5 Inch V Ballintotas 11 a side, 15...

Newsflash from the Kingdom

Saturday 23rd April, 2016



Date for diary.. Hurling co ordinator Conor Kearney has to bringforward his camogie and hurling mini sevens ..These were due to be played on first weekof May but some schools are taking extended May Bank Holiday break..Mini sevens hurling and camogie are now going ahead this Tuesday April 26th inAbbeydorney starting at 10 a.m.,All teams guaranteed at...

Busy times in the Kingdom

Tuesday 05th April, 2016


Brendan’s Board Mini Sevens football Finals will be held inCahersalee, Tralee this Thursday 7th April. Four girls and four boysteams will participate and each team will play three games in a roundrobin format. The action starts at 10.00a.m. The following are the teams who have qualified for this years Brendan’s Board finals:Ardfert NS ,...


There can rarely have been a more popular winner of the Pat Trainor Award for Lifetime Contribution to Primary Schools Gaelic Games than Pádraig Ó Catháin. The genial Duagh man was honoured at the Cumann na mBunscol Awards in Ballincollig and was presented with his award by Áine McGlinchey, daughter of the late Pat. Paddy was awarded the...

Coiste Naisiúnta elected for 2016-2017

Tuesday 22nd March, 2016



The Comhdháil Bhliantúil of Cumann na mBunscol took place recently in Ballincollig,Co.Cork. Hats off to Sciath na Scol who hosted the Annual General Meeting. It was superbly organised. The Cumann na mBunscol Awards,sponsored by Cornmarket Financial Services, took place on the previous night and were a resounding success as excellence in all...

Allianz Ulster Quiz a Huge Success

Tuesday 15th March, 2016


Allianz Cumann na mBunscol- Ulster QuizThe Ulster Final of the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Quiz took place in The Mt.Errigal Hotel Letterkenny on Monday 14 March.32 schools from the 9 Ulster counties made their way to the North West venue and the standard overall was very impressive. Only a few points separated the teams at the end of 10 rounds of...

Donegal Handball Results

Friday 05th February, 2016


Results from Allianz Cumann Na Bunscol Handball FinalsBoys u11 Singles Oisin McGlynn (SN An Choimin)Boys u11 Doubles Shane McCormick & Odhrán O Connor (SN Taobhoige)Boys u13 Singles Oisin Marley (Dromore NS)Boys u13 Doubles Ryan Coyle and Ruaírí Mc Laughlin (Dromore NS)Girls u11 Singles Rachel Patton (Rockfield NS)Girls u11 Doubles...

The County Finals of Allianz Cumann na mBunscol 40 X 20 Handball were held on Saturday, 16th January in St. Coman's Handball Club, Roscommon. Here are the results.County Final ResultsGirls:Under 13 Singles - Winner - Carragh Kennedy, Roxboro N.S.Runner Up - Katie Heneghan, Tisrara N.S.Under 13 Doubles -Winner - Siobhan & Aisling Treacy, Mount...

St Conaire's NS take over the reins in Clare

Thursday 21st January, 2016



Clare Cumann na m Bunscol affairs have been run very capably for the past two years by the teachers of Sixmilebridge NS. As 2016 dawns, Sixmilebridge NS hand over the reins to St Conaire's NS from Shannon. Here are the details of the new executive committee in Clare from April 2016 going forward. Chairperson: Colm Pilkington (086 0537955) Treasurer:...


Over 120 children took part in our recent quiz in The Mt.Errigle Hotel Letterkenny.The winners were as follows:1st Kilmacrennan NS2nd Scoil Iosagáín Buncrana3rd Scoil Cróine Dungloe4th Frosses NSThe 4 schools now go on to represent Dún na nGall in the Ulster Quiz final.

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