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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.


Scoil Cróine, Dungloe, and Tooban NS took the honours in the recent indoor county finals held in Burnfoot.In a first ever victory for the North West Donegal team Scoil Cróine were just too strong for a gallant Tooban team. In what turned out to be the decider the Dungloe lads held on to to win 3-2 , with star player Karl Magee scoring a hat trick to seal their...

AGM in Limerick

Wednesday 23rd September, 2015



The AGM of Allianz Cumann na m Bunscol Luimnigh will take place in St Paul's NS, Dooradoyle on Monday September 28th at 8 p.m. All teachers involved in Cumann na mBunscol are invited to attend. Games Manager Noel Hartigan will also attend. If your county would like to publicise any Allianz Cumann na mBunscol event on this website, please e mail details to...

Hurling up a storm in Wicklow

Friday 18th September, 2015



Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Great Hurling on show in the Boys’ Allianz Hurling League Day 1 On Wednesday 16th of September, Day One of the Allianz Boys Hurling League took place in Bray Emmets GAA Club. It was a lovely, sunny autumn day with eight teams in total participating. St.Patrick’s, Wicklow Town, Rathdrum BNS,...

Last Day Out for Mini Sevens Stars

Monday 14th September, 2015



The curtain comes down on the Cumann na mBunscol INTO /Respect Exhibition Games on Sunday when, for the last time this season, forty boys and girls share the Field of Dreams with their heroes. Dublin midfielder Brian Fenton played in the Mini Sevens in 2005 on the day of the 2005 All Ireland Football final between Kerry and Tyrone. Brian lined out in the number 4...


Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Girls Football Finals.On Tuesday the 2nd of June the rural Girls football finals werecontested in a windy Austin Stack Park. In all four finals were downfor decision. The 2 Teacher , the 3 Teacher, the 4/5 Teacher and the6/8 Teacher finals.Allianz Cumann na mBunscol 2 Teacher Final In the two teacher final Scoil AN Ghleanna...

A Day to remember in Sligo

Tuesday 16th June, 2015



Sligo must have seemed like the centre of the universe last Saturday, June 13th. As the eyes of the world focussed on Drumcliffe and Inisfree to mark the 150th anniversary of the Birth of W.B. Yeats, twenty teams representing schools of all sizes took part in the Allianz Cumann n mBunscol finals in Markievicz Park. And there were skills competitions to boot...

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Chiarrai Girls Football Urban Finals were keenlycontested on Thursday 28th May in Austin Stack Park and in awelter of excitement Holy Cross Mercy Killarney, Scoil MhuireKillorglin and Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn claim the 2015 titles.Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Girls Football Urban Shield Final.In the Urban shield final Mercy...


The end of an era will come to pass when Corkman Micheal O Murchú retires from teaching. Micheál has served as Hurling Officer for Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Chill Mhantáin for many years. He has given outstanding service to St Cronan's NS in Bray and has done wonderful work promoting the game of hurling throughout the county. He will be missed by...


The Allianz Sciath na Scol hurling finals took place in Irish Independent Park in Cork on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. A feast of hurling and camogie, played in glorious sunshine, saw an average footfall of 4000 through the gates of the stadium each day. For many children, boys and girls alike, the finals are the last time they will don the school...


GAA President Visits Wicklow It was an historic day for Gaelic games in Wicklow on Tuesday May 12th as newly appointed GAA president Aogán O Fearghail visited a wind swept Ballinakill, GAA's centre of excellence in Wicklow. This was to mark the launch of Féile 2015 which will take place in Wicklow this summer. Fifteen schools with over...

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Girls Football Urban FinalsThursday 28th May in Austin Stacks Park, Tralee5.00p.m. The Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Shield final: Listellick NS vMercy Killarney 6.00p.m. The Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Division one final: Scoil Mhuire, Killorglin v Presentation NS, Listowel. 7.00pm Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn v Gaelscoil...

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