South Wicklow News Articles

The GAA 5 Star Centre initiative is going from strength to strength, with over 700 primary schools signed up for 2019-2020. In response to this, there will be a broadcast of the first ever GAA 5 Star Centre Webinar live on Wed., Oct. 23 from 3....

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 20:53

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Wicklow held their annual AGM in Lynhams of Laragh on Thursday 12th September. This was an all-county AGM and registration evening, many thanks to the schools in attendance and to those who sent their apologies.Sinead Ní...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 22:10

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Wicklow’s year began with our annual AGM and Registration on Thursday September 12th in Lynhams of Laragh.  Thanks to all who attended and those who sent their registration in the post (Full report on AGM to...

Date Article Posted: Friday, September 13, 2019 - 22:28

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Wicklow’s year will begin next week with our annual AGM and Registration on Thursday September 12th in Lynhams of Laragh at 5pm. Tea and sandwiches will be served afterwards.This will be an ALL COUNTY...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 20:51

In March, I qualified to go to Ballinakill for a Cumann na mBunscol GAA skills competition. I was very happy when I came 1st in the Ladies Football. After a while of waiting to see what would happen, I received a letter from Cumann na...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 20:41

Welcome back to the start of another school year.  Let’s hope it’s a happy, healthy and successful one. We have an exciting calendar of events planned for 2019 – 2020 and are looking forward to it.  Well done to those who represented the...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 23:05

We wish everyone a very happy summer holiday, hopefully the sun shines!  Enjoy a well deserved break and our fixtures will be ready to go again in September!

Date Article Posted: Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 21:40

The Wicklow Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Sports day finally went ahead on a sunny day in Charlesland on Wednesday June 19th.  It had been cancelled the week previously due to the torrential rain much to everyone’s disappointment, however it was...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 21:38

This year’s Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Sports Day will take place in Charlesland Sport and Recreation Park, Greystones on Wednesday 12th June at 10 a.m. sharp.  All schools have been emailed guidelines in relation to Sports Day. ...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 21:30

The County Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Wicklow Skill Tests took place on April 3rd in Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence, Ballinakill.  The top performing pupils in the County Skills tests now have the opportunity to represent their school and...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 20:22

The annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Wicklow Skills competition took place in regional venues this week.  Well done to all the participants who did a fine job representing their schools and should be very proud of this achievement.  The...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 21:33

The annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Wicklow Skills competition will take place in regional venues on the week beginning March 25th.  Please take particular notice of the age restriction regarding this event. Note that the age limit has...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 21:12

The annual Cornmarket Cumann na mBunscol National Awards took place this year in the Sligo Park Hotel on the 8th March.  The Garden County had a very successful and enjoyable night in Sligo.  Jim O’Riordan, stalwart of Allianz Cumann na...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 21:26

The annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Wicklow Skills competition will take place in regional venues on the week beginning March 25th.  Please take particular notice of the age restriction regarding this event. Note that the age limit has...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 22:28

Don’t forget the deadline is fast approaching for entries for the Awards.  There is so much work going on schools in the Garden County, it is just a matter of putting it down on paper; and working on a project is a great way to get the...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 23:47

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol, Chill Mhantáin wishes all teachers, GDA’s, coaches, parents, children and everyone a great Christmas and a happy and healthy 2018.

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 23:46

Wicklow's Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Tráth na gCeist took place on Thursday 15th November in Lynhams of Laragh.  Quizmaster Billy Cuddihy did a fine job on the night of testing everyone’s knowledge.  There were...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 23:50

 It's that time of year again. Wicklow's Allianz Cumann na mBunscol invite all schools to participate in this years Tráth na gCeist. It will take place on Thursday the 15th of November at 7:30 p.m. in Lynhams of...

Date Article Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018 - 22:09

For information on the National Awards click on linkhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/2iox8grl8nf3py9/Cumann%20na%20mBunscol%20Cornmarket%20Awards%202019.pdf?dl=0

Date Article Posted: Friday, November 2, 2018 - 18:21

Please click on the link to download our registration form for the school year 2018/2019.https://www.dropbox.com/s/904yfkggqi4jeho/Cumann%20na%20mBunscol%20Registration%20Form%202018.docx?dl=0 

Date Article Posted: Monday, October 8, 2018 - 20:14

Tráth na gCeist- Thursday November 15th, Lynhams of Laragh, 7.30pmIt would be fantastic to see a greater turnout at this year's Tráth na gCeist, it is a fun and enjoyable evening where we get the opportunity to challenge our children to think...

Date Article Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018 - 23:35

Schools that did not attend the registration evening please forward registration form and cheque of €50 made payable to Cumann na mBunscol Wicklow to our cisteoir, Emer Fahy, St. Anthony's Building, Kilcoole Primary School, Kilcoole, Co.Wicklow....

Date Article Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018 - 23:33

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Wicklow’s year will begin with our annual AGM and Registration on Thursday September 6th in Lynhams of Laragh at 5pm. Tea and sandwiches will be served afterwards. This will be an ALL COUNTY AGM AND...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 21:11

 South Wicklow CnmB Blitz DaysParticipation Blitz DaysDATECODECLASSEVENTVENUESEPTEMBER    28th Football5th/6thOutdoor BlitzAughrimOCTOBER    12th Hurling5th / 6thOutdoor BlitzAughrim26th Football3rd /...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 21:04

Details of South Wicklow fixtures for 2018-2019 have been released. Click here for details http://www.cnmbwicklow.ie/sites/default/files/South%20CnmB%20Program%202018-19.pdf 

Date Article Posted: Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 21:12

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Chill MhantáinWelcome back to the start of another school year.  Let’s hope it’s a happy, healthy and successful one.  The championship this year has produced some memorable occasions and we hope the boys and...

Date Article Posted: Friday, August 24, 2018 - 22:31

It’s hard to believe another school year has come and gone and the summer has arrived.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank all teachers, parents, GDAs and anyone involved in helping Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Chill Mhantáin to...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 20:53

The final South CnmB Blitz for the year is this Friday 1st June at 11am in Ballinakill. It is a Camogie blitz, 9 Aside, No age restrictions. If your school would like to enter a team(s) please let Jonathon Tallon (Wicklow Hurling GDA...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 21:33

Well done to the pupils from Aughrim NS who represented the Garden County at half time in the Wicklow football championship match in Laois on Sunday.  They wore the blue and yellow with pride and witnessed a win by a Wicklow team in the...

Date Article Posted: Monday, May 14, 2018 - 20:11

Sports Day Meeting and Online Registration  This year’s Sports Day meeting will take place on 7th June at 8.00 p.m. in Newtownmountkennedy Primary School.  It is imperative that any school participating in Sports Day 2018 is represented...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 22:23

County Open night, ‘Meet & Greet’ your County Senior Football & Hurling Teams on Friday 4th may 6.30pm to 8pm in Ballinakill.  Club members who have not yet been to the Centre of Excellence can come and look at the fantastic...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 08:57

The final hurling blitz of the year will now take place on Thursday 3rd of May in Ballinakill. Registration is at 10:45am, with games starting at 11am. It is a 9- aside blitz with no age limit. Looking forward to seeing you all on the day and...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 08:54

Congratulations to all the young players who produced an exciting day of Camogie at the biggest yet Cumann na mBunscol Primary Schools Blitz played in Ballinakill on Friday 27th April.  Over 100 girls participated from Gaelscoil Chill...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 08:52

The top pupils in each code, from each area, were invited to compete in the County Skill Tests in the Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence, Ballinakill on Thursday 19th April.  There were wonderful skills on show and every participant should be...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 23:12

The annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Wicklow Skills competition will take place in regional venues on the week beginning April 9th. Please take particular notice of the age restriction regarding this event. Note that the age limit has...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 23:32

The annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Wicklow Skills competition will take place in regional venues on the week beginning April 9th. Please take particular notice of the age restriction regarding this event. Note that the age limit has...

Date Article Posted: Friday, March 16, 2018 - 21:11

A great night was had in the Newpark Hotel in Kilkenny on Friday 9th March at the Cornmarket Cumann na mBunscol National Awards.  These awards cover the thirty-two counties of Ireland and the fact that Wicklow has such a fine history at the...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 22:37

This will take place at 5 o’clock in the Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence, Ballinakill. This concerns players from age 4 to 17.  All schools that take part in the GAA Coaching and Games programme are expected to send at least one...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 12:44

There has been a branch of Allianz Cumann na mBunscol set up in South Wicklow.  It’s fantastic to see more Gaelic games being played across the county and more children getting involved.  There was a successful indoor hurling blitz for 5th...

Date Article Posted: Friday, December 1, 2017 - 21:16

On behalf of Wicklow Allianz Cumann na mBunscol we would like to thank all the schools, children, teachers and parents who took part in another thoroughably enjoyable night in Lynhams of Laragh on the 16th November. Thanks also to the staff of...

Date Article Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 21:56

The Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cornmarket Awards are upon us again and now is the time to promote and showcase the great work your school are doing to promote our Gaelic Games and culture. The awards event is a memorable and special night which...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 22:27

 Wicklow's Allianz Cumann na mBunscol invite all schools to participate in this years Tráth na gCeist. It will take place on Thursday the 16th of November @7.30 pm in Lynhams of Laragh. Schools can enter by contacting Billy Cuddihy by email (...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 22:25

Allianz Tráth na gCeist      Thursday 16th November at 7.30 p.m. in Lynhams, Laragh

Date Article Posted: Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 20:52

 The AGM of Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Chill Mhantáin took place in the Parkview Hotel, Newtown on October 5th.  In attendance was Ronan Keddy, Billy Cuddihy, Jill and Craig Aston, Dominic Leech (Ladies GAA), Claire Frawley, Garrett Doyle...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 22:57

 AGM 5th October    Parkview Hotel, Newtownmountkennedy at 5.00 p.m.Tá súil againn go bhfuil sibh ar fad socruithe ar ais anois agus go bhfuil tús maith curtha agaibh leis an scoilbhliain nua.Táimíd ag súil go mór le sibh a...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 18:03

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol would like to wish all teachers, parents and children a happy and safe summer holidays.  Hopefully the sun will shine and there’ll be lots of opportunity to get out in the fresh air, play some games and have fun....

Date Article Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 22:30

 The final hurling event of the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol schedule took place in Bray Emmets GAA Grounds last Wednesday. Eight schools in total participated; St Cronans(1), St Cronans (2), St Pats Wicklow (1), St. Pats Wicklow (2), Talbotstown...

Date Article Posted: Monday, May 8, 2017 - 20:28

 This year’s Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Sports Day will take place in Charlesland Sports and Recreation Park, Greystones on Wednesday 7th June at 10 a.m. sharp.The entry fee of €50 must be returned at a meeting which will take...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 22:25

     Congratulations to those who qualified for the INTO Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Skills competition and will play during half time in the All-Ireland series in Croke Park in the summer. Girls Football: Aobha Harmon, Rathcoyle NS...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 22:06

The annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantáin INTO County Skills Finals took place on Monday 3rd April in Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence, Ballinakill.  The top performing pupils in the County Skills tests will have the...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 21:18

    The annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantáin INTO Skills competition took place in regional venues on the week of the 27th March.   In the North East we were lucky to get some inspirational words from newly...

Date Article Posted: Friday, March 31, 2017 - 21:53

  The annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantáin INTO Skills competition will take place in regional venues on the week of the 27th March.   Children who have qualified from the Skill Tests to represent Wicklow in Croke...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 21:19

    The annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantáin INTO Skills competition will take place in regional venues on the week of the 27th March.   Children who have qualified from the Skill Tests to represent Wicklow...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 21:37

The 2017 Cumann na mBunscol Cornmarket Annual Awards took place in the Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh on Friday 10th March. The Garden County were nominated in three different categories.  Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 15:48

On Wednesday the 15th of February Allianz Cumann na mBunscol held a camogie blitz in Ballinakill. On some very mucky pitches there was great skill, determination and teamwork on show from the girls that took part. The blitz was very well attended...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 21:07

 This course is being run in the County over the next few weeks. If you would like to do this course please follow the instructions below and complete the online material. On completing the online material Wicklow Coaching & Games will...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 22:02

There will be a camogie blitz on Wednesday 15th February.  The primary focus of this blitz is participation and getting as many girls involved in playing camogie as possible, regardless of ability.  It is nine a-side and there is no age...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 21:55

The Leinster handball finals will take place in St Joseph's Wexford on Monday 13th February (boys) and Tuesday 14th February (girls). Colm Ó Tiarnaigh will be the coordinator.  Can you confirm if you have any boys or girls taking part before...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 21:52

 There will be 5th/6th class primary schools blitz' as follows for 2017. All blitz' are for both boys and girls, 11 aside.ALL BLITZ’ 11am - 12:3025th January - Ballinakill COE15th March - Ballinakill COE26th April -...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 16:07

 ·      Promotion of Gaelic Games and Culture – SchoolsCategory 5: 1st Prize €700 2nd Prize €600 3rd Prize €500Schools are asked to show their work in promoting Gaelic Games and Culture. This can target a single area or...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 21:12

A fantastic afternoon was spent at Bray Emmets clubhouse on Thursday 24th November where a group of 5th class boys and girls from all corners of the county were coached in the art of refereeing by highly esteemed referee David Gough. The pupils were...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 21:25

Well done to all who participated in a great night in Laragh in the annual Allianz Tráth na gCeist. In 1st place was Rathcoyle, in 2nd Talbotstown and in 3rd place Scoil Chualann.  Comhghairdeas!Photoshttps://goo.gl/photos/inzChUr7vzVWfjPh6

Date Article Posted: Friday, November 18, 2016 - 21:42

 ·      Promotion of Gaelic Games and Culture – SchoolsCategory 5: 1st Prize €700 2nd Prize €600 3rd Prize €500Schools are asked to show their work in promoting Gaelic Games and Culture. This can target a single area or...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 22:58

 Online Foundation Hurling course This will be available online from the 20th of November 2016. In order to enrol on this course you will need to follow the information belowYou will first need to register on the E-Learning ...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 22:56

The annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Tráth na gCeist will take place on Thursday November 17th at 7.30pm in Lynhams of Laragh. If your school is interested in taking part please contact    cuddihybilly@gmail.com as soon as...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 14:37

Wishing all a happy and a safe break over the Halloween holidays.

Date Article Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 21:42

Indoor Hurling/Camogie 3rd and 4th ClassWeek of 14th November in regional centres(Your school will be contacted regarding which day you will be attending) Allianz Tráth na gCeist      Thursday 17th November at 7.30 p.m...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 00:19

AGM

The Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantáin AGM took place on 6th October in the Parkview Hotel, Newtown.  Jim O’Riordan, Cathaoirleach welcomed everyone to the meeting.In attendance were Sinéad Ní Chréan Loinsigh (Scoil Chualann), Míchéal Ó...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 22:37

Interested in starting handball in your school?  For all information go to https://www.gaahandball.ie/schools/registrations There is a new discount offer to kick start the new school year.  Regisiter your school online for fantastic...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 00:53

The GAA's Medical, Scientific and Welfare Committee would like to invite the members of Cumann na mBunscol and all those involved in Primary Schools GAA to attend the upcoming Concussion Symposium which will take place in Croke Park...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 00:34

Welcome back to the start of another school year.  Let’s hope it’s a happy, healthy and successful one.North East Fixtures List 2016-2017Term One – Focus on participation and no competitionBoys’ Allianz Hurling League Day 1   ...

Date Article Posted: Monday, August 29, 2016 - 22:51

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol would like to wish all teachers, parents and children a happy and safe summer holidays.  Hopefully the sun will shine and there’ll be lots of opportunity to get out in the fresh air, play some games and have fun....

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 18:31

On Thursday the 16th June, following a generous invitation from Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Kilkenny, Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Wicklow travelled to Nowlan Park Kilkenny for an Exhibition Day of hurling and camogie. Our hurlers and camogie players...

Date Article Posted: Friday, June 17, 2016 - 21:25

U8 50m Boys 1st Luke  O' Donovan  - Scoil na Coróine Mhuire, Ashford 2nd Ben Kenny  - Kilcoole Primary School 3rd Shane Hamilton  - St Laurence's National School, RoundwoodU8 50m Girls1st...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 20:48

This year’s Allianz Cumann na mBunscol  sports day took place in Charlesland Sport and Recreation Park, Greystones on Wednesday 8th June.  There was a fantastic turnout and schools represented were Delgany, Gaelscoil na Clocha...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 21:03

It is hoped to run a Teacher GAA Summer Course in Scoil Chonglais Baltinglass from the 4th to 6th of July. This course is being run by the Education Centre Kildare and the GAA . This course will be very helpful to teachers who are involved with...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 20:38

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol activist Ciarán Byrne has written a book titled ‘A Year in Wicklow With Micko’.  The book will be launched in the Arklow Bay Hotel at 8.00 p.m. on Friday 17th June.  All are invited to come along to meet Micko...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 20:33

Cumann na mBunscol Wicklow will travel to Nowlan Park, Kilkenny to participate in an Exhibition Day on Thursday June 16th. It will consist of a coaching session, exhibition match against a Kilkenny...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 19:41

 Just a few reminders regarding the forthcoming sports day in Charlesland Sport and Recreation Park on Wednesday 8th June:The parade will begin at 10am sharp!!  Be sure to have your school banner on show and the children marching...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 17:55

 The entry fee of €50 must be returned at a meeting which will take place in Newtownmountkennedy Primary School on 2nd June at 8 p.m.  This meeting will deal with the organisation of the sports.  Due to the large...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 17:53

This year Allianz Cumann na mBunscol and the Camogie Association joined forces to run our now annual Camogie Participation Day. Ballinakill Centre of Excellence in Rathdrum played host to 8 teams from all over Wicklow. These teams included:...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 18:26

Our annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Camogie participation blitz will take place on Wednesday 18th May in Ballinakill Centre of Excellence.This year the day will include coaching along with mini games for the children, a teacher’s workshop and...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 21:52

A Feast of Hurling!The final primary school hurling blitz of the school year took place in Ballinakill on May 11th with over two hundred children taking part. Fifteen teams, from all over Wicklow, namely Newtown, Kilcoole, Tynock, Talbotstown,...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 21:48

It is with great sadness that we heard of the passing of Iar-Uachtarán and member of the Blessington GAA Club, Jack Boothman.  We offer the condolences and sympathies of Cumann na mBunscol to his family and friends. Ar...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 21:45

Wicklow GAA will host a meet and greet evening on Tuesday evening 10th May beginning at 6.30pm in Ballinakill. Everyone is welcome to come along and meet our county players. There will be games and spot prizes on the night with refreshments...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 08:44

Sports Day Information and RegistrationThis year’s Cumann na mBunscol Sports Day will take place in Charlesland Sport and Recreation Park, Greystones on Wednesday 8th June at 10 a.m. sharp.The entry fee of €50 must be returned at a...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 21:47

A camogie blitz was held in Ballinakill as part of the South Allianz Cumann na mBunscol.  The teams that took part were Carnew, Glenealy, Bearna Chle and Rathdrum.  Well done to all the girls who participated.  A great day was had by...

Date Article Posted: Monday, April 25, 2016 - 21:03

  Teams from Glenealy, Templerainey, St John’s and Gaelscoil Arklow took place on 15th April in Ballinakill.  A great day was had by all.  An occasion which seen Glenealy, a hurling stronghold, take part in a football blitz for the...

Date Article Posted: Friday, April 15, 2016 - 17:58

Sunny Ballinakill hosted the Boys Allianz Football League on Wednesday 13th April.  All teams played excellent football in ideal conditions.  Teams represented were St. John’s SNS, St. Joseph’s Templerainey, Rathcoyle, Rathdrum BNS and...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 23:21

 Boys football 5th and 6th class - April 13th (Wednesday) 11.00am Ballinakill Girls football 5th and 6th class - April 15th (Friday) 11.00am Ballinakill Boys hurling 5th and 6th class - April 20th (Wednesday) 11.00am...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 21:48

County selection day was held on Monday 14th March in Bray Emmets.  Well done to all the participants who did so well to reach the finals.  Congratulations to those who qualified to represent the county in Croke Park in the summer. ...

Date Article Posted: Monday, March 14, 2016 - 22:00

Teachers from all corners of Ireland swapped the tracksuit and rain gear for the glamour n’ glitz of Awards Night on Friday March 11th as the Coiste Náisiúnta of Allianz Cumann na mBunscol took the opportunity to recognise the work of teachers...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 21:40

 County selection day will be held on Monday 14th March in BRAY EMMETS (Was fixed for Ballinakill but pitches not in a good state).  On county selection day the boys and girls football will be held at 11 o’clock and hurling/camogie at 12 o...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 21:43

Hurling1st James French Glenealy NS2nd Adam Byrne Rathcoyle NS3rd Kyle Byrne Rathdrum BNS4th Kevin Conway Rathdrum NSCamogie1st Sophie Bermingham Rathcoyle NS2nd Roisin Byrne Rathcoyle NS3rd Thea Cullen Our Lady's Rathdrum NS4th Molly Mooney...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 21:40

Teachers from all corners of Ireland will swap the tracksuit and rain gear for the glamour n’ glitz of Awards Night on Friday March 11th as the Coiste Náisiúnta of Cumann na mBunscol takes the opportunity to recognise the work of teachers throughout...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 21:33

 The North-East regional Skills Challenge took place in Bray Emmets on a cold Spring day.  Schools sent representatives in all codes – boys’ and girls’ football, hurling and camogie.  These boys and girls were selected as the most...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 19:54

  Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantáin would like to express their sincere sympathy to the family and friends of the late Peter Keogh.  Peter would have been in attendance at our annual Tráth na gCeist and always had a few wise...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 19:49

 The annual Cumann na mBunscol Cornmarket Awards will take place on the 11th March 2016 in the Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig, Cork, this will be followed by the A.G.M. of Cumann na mBunscol Náisiúnta on March 12th....

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 20:15

   (Two pupils per school may participate in each discipline - Boys’ and Girls’ Football, Camogie and Hurling, the three skills will be the same as previous years)            ...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 21:28

 This GAA Teacher Summer Course is a new blended course being using the Association's new Learning and Development Community Portal. The face-to-face element runs over three days face-to-face and approximately eight hours on...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 21:09

INTO Skills Challenge        (Two pupils per school may participate in each discipline - Boys’ and Girls’ Football, Camogie and Hurling)            ...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 19:25

 Kilcoole Primary School is School of the Year!The announcement came through this week that Kilcoole Primary School has been placed in 1st place for their Cumann na mBunscol activities.  This is a huge honour.  In all the schools in...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 19:01

Cumann na mBunscol is an autonomous National Federation of Primary Schools promoting Gaelic Games in an educational context, having affiliated to it County and Provincial Primary Schools Committees. The philosophy of Cumann...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 18:36

The South Indoor boys and girls football blitzs will be held in Aughrim Community Centre next week for 3rd and 4th class pupils.  Girls Blitz Thursday 21st 10.30am Aughrim Community CentreBoys Blitz Friday...

Date Article Posted: Friday, January 15, 2016 - 09:16

This Wicklow Camogie Club Forum will be held on 30th JANUARY in Lawless Hotel, Aughrim 9.30am-1pm.  This fabulous Forum is aimed at coaches, players, and club officers.  Former GAA President Liam O’Neill will talk about motivating/boosting...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 21:24

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantáin wish all children, parents, teachers and all who support our work during the year a happy and peaceful Christmas.  We look forward to 2016 where our events will be taking place again.  Nollaig shona...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 20:21

 The Cumann na mBunscol Cornmarket Annual Awards will take place on Friday 11th March 2016 in the Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig, Cork. The Categories are as follows:Category 1 - Pat Trainor Hall of Fame Award: This award was instigated to...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 21:05

The Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Trath na gCeist took place on Thursday evening last in Lynham's Hotel in Laragh and was a fantastic success. This was made possible by the support of the schools, the huge amount of parents who provided both lifts and...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 21:11

 The Cumann na mBunscol Cornmarket Annual Awards will take place on Friday 11th March 2016 in the Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig, Cork. The Categories are as follows:Category 1 - Pat Trainor Hall of Fame Award: This award was instigated to...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 21:07

Indoor hurling and camogie for 5th and 6th class dates below and confirm your schools participation with Leighton Glynn before Wednesday  Boys Thursday 19th 11.00am Aughrim Community grounds Girls Friday 20th 11.00am Aughrim Community...

Date Article Posted: Monday, November 16, 2015 - 20:27

  The Allianz Cumann na mBunscol South boys blitz took place in Ballinakill this week.  It was played in tough conditions in driving wind and rain. The boys from all the schools were brilliant throughout and played some excellent...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 20:53

The last boys football blitz of the year for the Allianz South Cumann na mBunscol is this Thursday 12th November. Can you please revert back to Leighton Glynn before tomorrow evening with how many teams you would like to enter. Games are 9 a side....

Date Article Posted: Monday, November 9, 2015 - 20:06

Hurling: Week of 16th November in regional centres. Camogie: Week of 23rd November in regional centres.  Finals week to follow in DecemberYoung WhistlersAs part of a new initiative, Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantáin have decided...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 21:37

Division 1: Gaelscoil Inbhear mor, St. John's SNS, Rathnew A, Coolfancy  Winners = Gaelscoil Inbhear mor Division 2: Rathnew B, Rathnew C, Carnew A , Carnew B Winners= Carnew A Well done to all who participated and helped out on the day.

Date Article Posted: Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 22:27

The annual Allianz Tráth na gCeist will be held on Thursday 19th November at 7.30 p.m. in Lynhams, Laragh so get those thinking caps on!

Date Article Posted: Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 21:56

Schools represented in the south of the county were St Ernans Rathnew 1, St Ernans Rathnew 2, Rathdrum bns 1, Rathdrum bns 2, St Johns SNS Arklow, Avoca NS, Carnew NS, Coolafancy NS and Arklow Gaelscoil.  Well done to all who participated and...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 21:52

All outdoor blitzes will be played at the Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence in Ballinakill Rathdrum.  Girls Football Day 1 - Friday 9th Oct 11.30am Boys Football Day 1 - Thursday 15th Oct 11.00am Girls Football Day 2 - Thursday 22nd Oct 11....

Date Article Posted: Monday, October 5, 2015 - 21:45

The Allianz Cumann na mBunscol, Cill Mhantáin AGM will take place next Thursday 8th October in the Parkview Hotel, Newtownmountkennedy at 5pm. It would be great to see representatives from as many schools as possible in attendance.  This...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 21:55

There are workshops being offered to schools from Leinster GAA and Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Laighean that offer the basics of hurling and gaelic football.  These workshops cover how elements of the PE Curriculum can be covered through gaelic...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 21:48

Fixtures List 2015-2016Term OneBoys’ Allianz Hurling League Day           16th September - Day 1at 12.00 p.m. in Bray GAA grounds.  Nine-a-side and no age limit Allianz Camogie League Day...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 21:39

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol would like to wish all teachers, parents and children a happy and safe summer holidays.  Hopefully the sun will shine and there’ll be lots of opportunity to get out in the fresh air, play some games and have fun....

Date Article Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 22:02

Leinster GAA and Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Laighean are offering simple workshops to teach the basics of hurling and football to interested primary school teachers.  A minimum of ten teachers are required but small schools can come together...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 21:46

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantáin would like to thank the pupils of St. Kevins, Greystones and Gaelscoil an Inbhir Mhóir for representing Wicklow in the boys and girls mini games exhibition which took place at half time in the Wicklow V...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 21:38

Míchéal Ó Murchú, Allianz Cumann na mBunscol, Cill Mhantáin’s Hurling Officer is retiring at the end of this school year.  He has made it his business throughout his teaching career to promote the game of hurling.  He has done tremendous...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 19:59

 Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantáin would like to wish the pupils of St. Kevins, Greystones and Gaelscoil an Inbhir Mhóir the best of luck as they represent Wicklow in the boys and girls mini games exhibition which will take place at...

Date Article Posted: Monday, June 8, 2015 - 20:20

This award can be undertaken by interested schools in the current year or in the new school year and certificates will be presented at a local Allianz Cumann na mBunscol meeting/AGM once criteria has been met. The application form has been emailed...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 22:48

This year’s Allianz Cumann na mBunscol  sports day took place in Charlesland Sport and Recreation Park, Greystones on Wednesday 3rd June.  There was a fantastic turnout and schools represented were Delgany, Gaelscoil na Clocha Liath,...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 22:44

This year’s Cumann na mBunscol  sports day will take place in Charlesland Sport and Recreation Park, Greystones on Wednesday 3rd June at 10 a.m. sharp.**EACH SCHOOL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUPERVISION AND SAFETY OF THEIR OWN PARTICIPANTS...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 21:32

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...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 23:15

This year’s Cumann na mBunscol  sports day will take place in Charlesland Sport and Recreation Park, Greystones on Wednesday 3th June at 10 a.m. sharp.Sports Day Meeting and Online RegistrationThe entry fee of €50 must be returned at...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 17:27

Photo of the organisers of the day – Emer Fahy – Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Camogie Officer Wicklow, Eve Talbot- Director of Camogie Dublin/Wicklow, Mary O'Connor Director of Camogie Development, Joan Flynn Ard Stúirthóir of the...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 17:24

The annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol and Wicklow GAA Games Development Skills County Finals were held in Ballinakill on Wednesday the 22nd April. The winners were as follows – Boys Football: Mikey O’Rourke (Dunlavin), Jack Kirwan (...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 20:52

The All County Girls Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Finals were played in glorious sunshine in Ballinakill with some brillant football played in all games. The schools that took part on the day were Baltinglass, Gaelscoil Arklow, Kilcoole, Moneystown,...

Date Article Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015 - 00:22

Thursday 23rd at 11 – 9 a-side, no goalkeeper, scoring by kicking/hand passing over the bar only.  Venue more than likely Ballinakill.

Date Article Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015 - 21:21

The annual Cumann na mBunscol and Wicklow GAA Games Development Skills competition took place in the regional venues on Wednesday April 15th.In the North/East there were representatives from Newtown, Kilcoole, St. Ernan’s Rathnew, St. Kevin’s...

Date Article Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015 - 21:19

All primary schools in Wicklow have been contacted by email by Allianz Cumann na mBunscol about the school visits in May.So far we have only got a reply from the following 9 schools:Wicklow: Newtownmountkennedy, Kilcoole, Ashford, Crossbridge,...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 13:33

 INTO Skills Challenge       (Two pupils per school may participate in each discipline - Boys’ and Girls’ Football, Camogie and Hurling)            ...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 13:24

 The annual Cumann na mBunscol and Wicklow GAA Games Development Skills competition will take place in different venues after Easter.The West Skill Tests are scheduled for April 15th in Hollywood.The North East Skill Tests are scheduled...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 17:47

This week saw the boys county finals being played in Ballinakill, Wicklow’s Centre of Excellence.  There were three great days held where fantastic, skillful football was on show from boys in the Allianz Football league finals from all corners...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 17:44

Feile Peil na nOg 2015 will take place in Wexford, Wicklow and Carlow on June 26, 27 and 28 this year. U-14 boys’ and girls’ teams from all over Ireland will descend on the South East that weekend to take part in a festival of Gaelic Football...

Date Article Posted: Friday, March 20, 2015 - 17:08

 There is an indoor workshop taking place aimed at all Juvenile mentors/coaches.  It will give you practical tips, techniques & training methods for coaching tackling skills to girls like the hook, block & clash.It will take place...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 00:31

The annual Cumann na mBunscol and Wicklow GAA Games Development Skills competition will take place in different venues after Easter.The West Skill Tests are scheduled for April 15th in Hollywood.The North East Skill Tests are scheduled for...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 18:42

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantain came home with two national awards from the Landmark Hotel in Carrick-on-Shannon on Friday night last. Wicklow came in 3rd place in the Promotion of Gaelic Games and Culture category for their Caman and Give...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 17:01

Two pupils per school may participate in each discipline - Boys’ and Girls’ Football, Camogie and Hurling. Regional events will take place on 15th April and those selected will go forward to a county selection day which will be held on 22nd April in...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 16:58

Arklow Boys Primary School and Bearna Chle N.S. Johnstown participated in a Go -Games Hurling Blitz which was played in Pearse Park Arklow this week for 1st class. With the weather good there were over sixty boys and girls from both schools...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 22:35

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol has been nominated in two categories in the National Awards this year. The two categories are Public Relations and Promotion of Gaelic Games and Culture. This is an All-Ireland competition so it's a great achievement and...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 22:38

All in Allianz Cumann na mBunscol, Cill Mhantåin would like to express their sympathies to Dave Barry on the sudden passing of his brother-in-law. Dave does great work as Cisteoir as well as promoting Gaelic games all around the county. He works...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 22:36

Primary Schools from South Wicklow came together to play Indoor football in Aughrim Community Centre last week. These games organised by Cumann na mBunscol and sponsored by Allianz Insurance were for 3rd and 4th classes only. The schools that...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 22:23

Coach: Paudie ButlerFocus is on the teaching of the P.E. strands of Athletics, Gymnastics and Games through Gaelic Games - using best practice and active learning methodologiesDate: Wednesday February 11thTime: 7.30 – 9.00p.m.Venue: St.Conleth’s...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 22:07

Wicklow GAA Coaching and Games Development are running two online Foundation Award courses. All theory material of these courses can be done online with the only the practical session of courses taking place in Scoil Chonglais Baltinglass on the...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 17:00

Indoor football tournament for boys in 3rd and 4th Class (The emphasis in this competition is on participation and sport for all, 7 a-side). Week beginning 19th January in Roundwood Hall/Arklow Leisure Centre/Loughlinstown Leisure Centre at 12 p.m...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 17:12

All in Allianz Cumann na mBunscol, Cill Mhantáin would like to express their sympathy to Cathaoirleach Jim O'Riordan on the passing of his mother over Christmas. Jim does unbelievable work for the promotion of gaelic games in Wicklow and without his...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 17:08

The annual Coogan Cup competition will take place on Friday the 6th March 2015 in Tinahely GAA Club, Co. Wicklow. This event has been organised by Tinahely Juvenile GAA Club through its school link officer Martin Ging. This Gaelic Football event...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 17:06

A new initiative was launched by Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantáin in conjunction with the County GDA coaches whereby €5000 was spent on 90 hurleys and 90 helmets with the aim of promoting and developing hurling and camogie in the county. It...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 23:54

Schools that promote Gaelic games in their schools are asked to submit entries to this section. Your work should show how you promote and participate in Gaelic games in your school. The work can be presented through articles /photographs and...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 21:59

Teachers from Primary Schools in South Wicklow  who took part in Peile Abu in Aughrim recently. Peile Abu is a non contact form of tag Gaelic Football. The games will continue every Tuesday afternoon till Christmas.

Date Article Posted: Monday, November 24, 2014 - 16:42

The annual Allianz Tráth na gCeist took place on Thursday 20th November in Lynhams, Laragh. The quiz was based on G.A.A general knowledge, questions on Wicklow, news round etc. Sean Stakelum did a fine job of both organising the quiz and being the...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 13:36

Indoor HurlingWeek of 17th November in regional centres. Finals week to follow in December  Allianz Tráth na gCeist The annual Allianz Tráth na gCeist will take place on Thursday 20th November at 7.30 p.m. in Lynhams, Laragh. Please note...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 22:31

The annual Allianz Tráth na gCeist will take place on Thursday 20th November at 7.30 p.m. in Lynhams, Laragh. Please note change of venue.  Please email Sean Stakelum at Seanstakelum1@hotmail.com if you wish to enter a team. He can also be...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 16:45

The Allianz Coughlan Cup for South Wicklow schools was held in Aughrim Community Grounds and once again for the third year in a row  Crossbridge N.S. from Tinahely were the winners defeating a fancied Aughrim N.S. in...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 20:57

Courses will commence on Saturday 25th October 2014 in Ballinakill.Dates for Day 2 and 3 has been organised and spaced out to suit those who may want to attend over a period of time.DAY 1: Saturday 25th October in Ballinakill 11am - 4.30pmDAY 2:...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 21:03

Eight Schools from South Wicklow participated in an Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Hurling Blitz in Aughrim this week for  for 5th and 6th Classes. With the very warm weather and the Aughrim pitches in brilliant condition  it was...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 21:20

A new Code of Behaviour (Underage) comes into effect on 1 November 2014. This is a joint Code shared by all of the Gaelic Games Associations. This, the 5th version of the Code and replaces all previous editions of the Code...

Date Article Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014 - 16:52

AGM

The AGM of Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantain was held in the Parkview Hotel, Newtown on Thursday 2nd October.In attendance: Jim O’Riordán, Pamela McDermott, Dave Barry, Michéal Ó Murchú, Ciarán O’Neill, Sinead Ní Chrean Loinsigh, Emer Fahy,...

Date Article Posted: Friday, October 3, 2014 - 12:54

Wicklow Coaching and Games will be running two online foundation courses starting on the 29th of September. All theory material of these courses can be done online with the practical session of courses taking place in Ballinakill on the 18th of...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 21:47

AGM  2nd October    Parkview Hotel, Newtownmountkennedy at 5.00 p.m.All welcome!

Date Article Posted: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 13:21

AGM

AGM  2nd October    Parkview Hotel, Newtownmountkennedy at 5.00 p.m.

Date Article Posted: Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 22:13

Hurling coaching workshop for young players with MARTIN FOGARTY – Kilkenny GAAin Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence Thurs 11th Sept@7 €5 pay on night to Leighton Glynn

Date Article Posted: Monday, September 8, 2014 - 11:33

All Ireland Camogie FinalsThe All Ireland Camogie Finals are on Sunday 14th September in Croke Park. This year is unique as they are celebrating 110 years of Camogie.The games are as follows:12. 00 p.m. Laois v Down All Ireland Premier Junior...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 20:56

Welcome back!Here are the fixtures for the coming school year 2014-2015. Fixtures List 2014-2015Term OneBoys’ Allianz Hurling League Day 1      17th September (Division 1) -  Day 118th September (Division 2) – Day...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 21:25

It’s hard to believe another school year has come and gone and the summer has arrived. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the teachers involved in organising and running our various competitions and helping to promote our National...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 12:24

The Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps are a great way for children aged 6-13 to learn GAA skills in a fun, child friendly environment and may even make them a GAA star of the future!  The 5 day camps will run during July and August with over 1000 camps...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 12:22

The Hurling Allianz County finals took place in Ballinakill during this week.  Taking part were St. Kevin’s, Talbotstown, Aughrim, St. Cronan’s and Rathdrum BNS.  There were fine skills on show from all schools and well done on...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 12:20

Interpretation of Playing Rules of Hurling  Rules 2.2 Exceptions (i) and (ii), 2.3, 2.5, 4.16(b) (1) The terms “taken” or “retaken” in Rules 2.2 Exceptions (i) and (ii) and 2.3 shall mean the ball being “struck”. (2) A...

Date Article Posted: Friday, June 13, 2014 - 16:12

Hurling County finals will take place in Ballinakill – Week of 16th JuneBest of luck to all teams who are participating!

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 14:17

Final Camogie blitz will take place on Wednesday 11th June in Ballinakill. Please contact Garrett Doyle on 083 4357460 if interested. Best of luck to all involved!

Date Article Posted: Monday, June 9, 2014 - 11:04

Super Sports Day The annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantáin Sports Day took place in Charlesland Sport and Recreation Park, Greystones on Wednesday 4th June. An excellent day was had by all and thankfully it stayed dry for the duration...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 21:51

Well done to all the girls who participated in the girls county finals.  Division 1 Winners - BaltinglassDivision 2 Winners - DunlavinDivision 3 Winners - St. Fergal's BrayA high level of skill was on show, no doubt a lot of those girls will...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 21:20

This year’s sports day will take place in Charlesland Sport and Recreation Park, Greystones on Wednesday 4th June at 10 a.m. sharp. Please all schools be in place in time for the parade.Sports Day Rules**EACH SCHOOL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE...

Date Article Posted: Friday, May 30, 2014 - 13:28

The girls from South Wicklow Primary schools recently took part in the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol football blitz  in Aughrim.  A great day was had by all.  Well done to all the schools who participated.

Date Article Posted: Friday, May 30, 2014 - 13:25

Summer Camogie Camp for girls aged 9-12yrs - 1st - 3rd July - 11 am – 2 pm in Ballinakill Centre of Excellence, €30 Camp will include Fun camogie training & games and all participants will receive a t shirt Player Lifestyle & Performance...

Date Article Posted: Friday, May 30, 2014 - 13:01

Sports Day Meeting and Online RegistrationThe entry fee of €50 must be returned at a meeting which will take place in Newtownmountkennedy Primary School on 29th May at 8 p.m. This meeting will deal with the organisation of the sports.  Due...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 20:37

On Wednesday the 21st of May, Bray Emmet’s played host to the annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Camogie Blitz. Glorious weather conditions ensured a fantastic day was had by all. Five teams took part in the blitz: Kilcoole Primary School, St....

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 20:25

The entry fee of €50 must be returned at a meeting which will take place in Newtownmountkennedy Primary School on 29th May at 8 p.m.This meeting will deal with the organisation of the sports.  Due to the large number of schools taking part...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 11:40

Girls’ Allianz Football LeagueThis will take place on the 6th May at 11 in Roundwood.  This is a 9 a-side blitz and teams will have been put into divisions on Wicklow Times Shield Day.  However if you didn’t attend that day you are still...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 21:38

The top 2 pupils in each code were invited to compete in the County Primary Schools Skill Tests on Wednesday 9th April in Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence, Ballinakill, Rathdrum Co Wicklow.The participants were as follows  Boys Football...

Date Article Posted: Friday, April 11, 2014 - 19:54

The best teams in the county come together for the Allianz boys division 3 football finals in the new Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence in Ballinakill.  There were superb skills on show and every team gave their all.  There were teams from...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 20:23

The top 2 pupils in each code are invited to compete in the County Primary Schools Skill Tests scheduled for Wednesday 9th April at 11.00 in Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence, Ballinakill, Rathdrum Co Wicklow. The top performing pupils in the...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 19:20

This week saw the best teams in the county come together for the Allianz boys football finals in the new Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence in Ballinakill.  There were superb skills on show and every team gave their all.  There were teams...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 19:23

A hurling coaching conference will be held on Saturday the 5th of April in Ballinakill, the new Wicklow GAA Centre of excellence. The conference will cover child and youth aspects of coaching.  If interested contact Leighton Glynn on 0833645136.

Date Article Posted: Monday, March 24, 2014 - 21:32

Regional skills challenges will take place on Wednesday 2nd April.  The football skills include soloing with left/right foot, fist passing with left/right hand and the hook kick with left/right foot.  The hurling/camogie skills include...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 19:11

INTO Skills Challenge     (Two pupils per school may participate in each discipline - Boys’ and Girls’ Football, Camogie and Hurling)                 ...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 20:51

Six schools from South Wicklow participated in the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol football blitz played in Pearse Park Arklow this week. Gaelscoil Inbhear Mhor, Crossbridge N.S, Avoca N.S., St. Josephs Templerainey Arklow, Tinahely N.S. and...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 20:42

A number of Camogie Development Initiatives are currently being put in place for the 2014 season to help Clubs/ Schools help their players build on their skills.The first of these is a series of 3 Workshops as follows: ...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 19:26

The South Wicklow schools Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Boys Football 11 a-side league will take place on Tuesday 11/3/2014 in Pearse Park, Arklow starting at 10.30 a.m. For further Information contact Colm Gaskin at 083 393 7411.   

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 19:24

An Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Hurling Go-Games blitz was held in Aughrim Community Grounds for South schools recently for 6th class boys. It was nice to see St. Josephs Templerainey N.S., Arklow taking part in the games.  Also playing were...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 19:21

Boys’ Allianz Football League Days    5th March       Venue: Bray Emmets (Day 1)                    12th March...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 18:12

The focus of the course is the development of the ‘How to Coach’ skills by placing the participant in situations that they will face as coaches -the organisation of games activities, activities to develop skill and activities to develop the various...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 14:01

Aughrim Community Centre was the venue for the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Indoor football blitz for South Wicklow Schools. Schools from  Rathdrum B.N.S, Avoca N.S, Annacurra N.S., Aughrim N.S., Crossbridge N.S and Tinahely participated. This...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 21:01

Indoor football tournament for boys in rang a trí agus rang a ceathair.  The emphasis in this competition is on participation and sport for all, 7 a-side.  There are 5 venues and a co-ordinator for each venue.  Schools have been...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 19:36

Welcome back to another school term!  We’ve a busy schedule as usual filled with gaelic games for 2014. 3rd / 4th Class Indoor          Indoor football tournament for boys in rang a trí agus rang a ceathair (The...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, January 5, 2014 - 12:12

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol, Cill Mhantáin extends its deepest sympathies to family,friends and school community of the late Gemma O'Hanlon, Principal Donard National School. Our thoughts and prayers are with them at this difficult time. Ar dheis Dé...

Date Article Posted: Friday, December 20, 2013 - 19:21

The Conference will take place in Croke Park, on Friday and Saturday, January 10th and 11th. This years Conference theme will focus on providing delegates with an indepth perspective on ‘Inspiring Children: Fostering a Love of Gaelic Games’....

Date Article Posted: Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 13:17

The Gaelic Football Rule Changes which become operative on 1 January 2014 are as follows:1. Introduction of a Black Card for Cynical Behaviour Fouls. 2. Change in the number of substitutes allowed. 3. Distinction between Deliberate and Accidental...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 13:01

Aughrim Community Hall hosted the Indoor Allianz Camogie Finals on Thursday the 6th of December. Four teams qualified from around Wicklow for the A Finals: Bearna Chlé, Kilcoole, Aughrim and Dunlavin Primary Schools. There was an...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 12:47

The annual Allianz tráth na gCeist was held on Thursday 21st November in the Brockagh Centre, Laragh.  There was a much better turnout than previous years with fifteen teams in total taking part.  Schools that were represented were...

Date Article Posted: Friday, November 22, 2013 - 08:03

The annual Cornmarket National Cumann na mBunscol awards banquet took place in Croke Park on November 16th.  Wicklow was nominated in two categories. Allianz Cumann na mBunscol, Cill Mhantáin was nominated in the Public Relations category and...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 15:52

There is a Dual Foundation Award Gaelic Football and Hurling course in Eire Og Greystones GAA club on Saturday 30th November and Saturday 7th December. Please contact garrett.doyle.gda.wicklow@gaa.ie to book a place on this course....

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 21:57

The football course will take place in An Tochar GAA grounds, Roundwood. The hurling course will take place in Aughrim Community Grounds.  The courses will take place on Saturday 16th, 23rd and 30th November. To be involved in this Award...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 21:08

Wicklow have two nominations for the annual Cornmarket National Cumann na mBunscol awards.  Allianz Cumann na mBunscol, Cill Mhantáin has been nominated in the Public Relations category and Kilcoole Primary School has been nominated in the...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 11:04

  The closing date for entries has been extended by a week until 24th October.  Schools that enter the School of the Year category win a County jersey and a chance to win All Ireland tickets.  The Awards night is...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 17:42

The Wicklow Cumann na mBunscol AGM took place on Thursday the 3rd October in Lynhams Hotel, Laragh. The meeting began with a welcome from the Chairman, Jim O’Riordán to all attending – including Peter Keogh, Hugh Kenny and...

Date Article Posted: Friday, October 4, 2013 - 01:07

AGM

The Wicklow Cumann na mBunscol AGM will take place on Thursday the 3rd October in Lynhams Hotel, Laragh at 5.00 p.m. In light of the fact that many schools were represented at the recent Garden County Flag presentations we...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 21:18

National AwardsThe Cumann na mBunscol Cornmarket Annual Awards will take place in Croke Park on November 16th, 2013.  All entries must pertain to the School Year 2012-2013.  Entries from Leinster should be sent to Noeleen Rooney, Dublin...

Date Article Posted: Friday, September 6, 2013 - 23:43

Term OneBoys’ Allianz Hurling League Days       18th September (Division 1) -  Day 119th September (Division 2) – Day 125th September (Division 1) – Day 226th September (Division 2) – Day 2at 11.00 a.m. in Bray GAA...

Date Article Posted: Friday, September 6, 2013 - 23:39

Welcome back!Here are the fixtures for the coming school year 2013-2014. Term OneBoys’ Allianz Hurling League Days       18th September (Division 1) -  Day 119th September (Division 2) – Day 125th September (...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 18:34

On Sunday 11th August three lucky Wicklow girls represented their county in Croke Park at half time during the thrilling All-Ireland Hurling Semi-Final Dublin v. Cork.  The girls were Amy Maher (Naomh Bríd, Knockananna), Aoife Weir (Glenealy NS...

Date Article Posted: Monday, August 12, 2013 - 10:28

To see pictures from the finals day please click on linkhttps://picasaweb.google.com/107049175256667565075/HurlingFinals

Date Article Posted: Monday, July 15, 2013 - 22:56

It’s hard to believe another school year has come and gone and the summer has arrived. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the teachers involved in organising and running our various competitions and helping to promote our National...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 18:10

The division 3 boys final took place in Roundwood on Thursday last as Aughrim was unavailable due to Wicklow's game against Meath on Saturday.  Roundwood, Donard, Moneystown and Gaelscoil Blessington did battle for the coveted title of county...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 18:08

The last meeting of Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantáin will take place in the Wilford Court in Bray on Thursday 20th June at 4 o'clock.  All are welcome!  It would be lovely to see some new faces there!

Date Article Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 23:57

 Valleymount N.S took the honours in the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Boys Football Division 2 with a vital win in their last game played in the county grounds in Aughrim. Tinahely, Newtown, Knockananna, Avoca and Valleymount National schools all...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 22:39

St Cronans N.S won the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Boys Football Division 1 in great style winning all their games played in the County grounds in Aughrim this week. St Cronans, Crossbridge, Baltinglass, Aughrim and Blessington National Schools all...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 21:37

A great evening was had last Monday in Lynhams of Laragh where schools from around the county gathered for the presentation of the garden county flags.  There were fifty one schools in the county that met the criteria of the garden county GAA...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 21:10

Super Sports DayThe annual Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Cill Mhantáin Sports Day took place in Charlesland Sport and Recreation Park, Greystones on Wednesday 5th June. An excellent day was had by all and the fantastic weather really made it.  The...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 16:59

Just a few reminders regarding the forthcoming sports day in Charlesland Sport and Recreation Park, Greystones on Wednesday 5th June:Parade begins at 10 a.m. sharp with races commencing immediately afterwardsRunning shoes must be worn for all track...

Date Article Posted: Friday, May 31, 2013 - 18:13

These county finals will take place on the week beginning 10th June in Aughrim 

Date Article Posted: Friday, May 31, 2013 - 18:11

The Garden GAA flag presentation will now take place on Monday June 10th at 5o'clock in Lynhams in Laragh.  PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN DATE

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 17:02

Well done to the boys and girls who represented their schools and county so well in Aughrim on Sunday at half time.  The schools that were represented were St. Cronan’s, Valleymount NS, Gaelscoil an Inbhir Mhóir/Kilcoole Primary School and...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 18:59

This year’s sports day will take place in Charlesland Sport and Recreation Park, Greystones on Wednesday 5th June at 10 a.m. sharp.The entry fee of €50 must be returned at a meeting which will take place in Newtownmountkennedy Primary School on 30th...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 21:59

The entry fee of €50 must be returned at a meeting which will take place in Newtownmountkennedy Primary School on 30th May at 8 p.m. This meeting will deal with the organisation of the sports.  Due to the large number of schools taking...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 20:13

Sports Day This year’s sports day will take place in Charlesland Sport and RecreationPark, Greystones on Wednesday 5th June at 10 a.m. sharp.Events in Sports DayTrackUnder 8  50mUnder 8  80mUnder 9  50mUnder 9  80mUnder 10 ...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 20:10

The Allianz Tráth na gCeist took place on Thursday 2nd May in the Brockagh Centre, Laragh.  The schools that took part were St.Fergals Bray, Kilcoole, Rathdrum, Rathcoyle, Kilmacanogue, Moneystown, Talbotstown, Grangecon, St.Cronans Bray and...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 11:13

The Allianz Tráth na gCeist is on this Thursday 2nd May at 7.30 p.m. in Brockagh Centre, Laragh.  Schools are asked to bring spot prizes on the night with a GAA theme if possible.  A great night is always had by all so get learning those...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 23:24

Pupils from all parts of the county took part in the County finals of the INTO Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Skills competition in a rain soaked and windy Aughrim on Wednesday last. Despite the adverse weather conditions the standard was very high and...

Date Article Posted: Friday, April 19, 2013 - 19:29

Allianz Tráth na gCeist    Due to unforeseen events the Allianz Tráth na gCeist has been moved to Thursday 2nd May at 7.30 p.m. in Brockagh Centre, Laragh.  Schools are asked to bring spot prizes on the night with a GAA...

Date Article Posted: Friday, April 19, 2013 - 19:25

Congratulations to all the winners who are representing their region in the County Finals in Aughrim on the 17th April at 11.00amHurlingLuke Dorgan St Kevins NSMichael Timmins St CronansJoe MacDonald Newtown NSJack Manley Avondale NSJack...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 21:08

South Wicklow INTO Skills Challenge DayBelow are the results of the Cumann na mBunscol skill tests for South Wicklow schools.Girls Camogie1. Niamh Mutton  Crossbridge N.S2. Katie o' Byrne  Aughrim N.S.3. Kaley Kavanagh Carnew N.S.3....

Date Article Posted: Friday, April 12, 2013 - 22:30

Events in AprilINTO Skills Challenge Regionals  April 10th at 11 a.m.North schools - Bray Emmets GAA grounds - Garrett Doyle (083 4357460)West schools -  Hollywood GAA grounds - Paul Garrigan (083 4366801)April 11th at 11.a.m....

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 22:43

South Schools Football Blitz Tinahely G.A.A grounds was the venue for the Division 2 Cumann na mBunscol Football Blitz for south schools sponsored by Allianz.  The schools that played the games on the day were Redcross N.S., Tinahely...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 22:38

INTO Skills Challenge   The dates and venues for the Skills competition (formerly known as the INTO mini 7s) have been finalised.  Due to the large number of schools now wishing to take part, the competition will be spread over...

Date Article Posted: Friday, March 22, 2013 - 14:20

The Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Skills Competition (INTO mini 7's) will take place on the 10th and 11th April in different centres around the county. It would be important to organise this in your own school this coming week as there will be very...

Date Article Posted: Friday, March 15, 2013 - 19:45

Allianz on the wearing of gumshields in Primary SchoolsThe rule change of wearing a gumshield in all under age games to minor level now affects the insurance cover of school children who play gaelic football as a school activity...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 23:09

INTO Skills Challenge       (Two pupils per school may participate in each discipline - Boys’ and Girls’ Football, Camogie and Hurling)             ...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 21:27

While the weather in South Wicklow was dreadful with heavy rain and strong winds making most outdoor pitches unplayable Aughrim Community Centre was the venue for a 3rd and 4th class Football Go-Games blitz for South schools. This was the first...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 21:59

The Aughrim Community arena  was once again the venue for  a South schools 5th and 6th class girls football blitz today. Girls from Kilcommon N.S., Crossbridge N.S. and Aughrim N.S. participated in this Allianz Cumann na mBunscol...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 21:54

Foundation Award – Hurling and FootballTo be involved in this Foundation Award places will be filled on a ‘first come/first serve’ basis with places limited to 24 coaches and therefore it is vital to pre register by contacting  the relevant G.D...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 22:36

 All information for earning this flag was sent out to primary schools at the beginning of the school year.  This is a reminder of the target areas.1.     Take part in minimum 2 blocks of 9 weeks Coaching sessions...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 22:34

It was agreed at a meeting of Allianz Cumann na mBunscol, Cill Mhantáín that similar events should be held simultaneously in the North, South and West of the county if at all possible to ensure maximum participation by all. 3rd / 4th Class...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 22:32

Fancy getting involved in something new for the new year?  How about promoting Gaelic games in your school?  The next Allianz Cumann na mBunscol meeting is on Thursday 17th January at 4 p.m. in the Wilton Hotel, Bray.  All welcome!

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 20:14

Crossbridge National School in Tinahely have become All County Indoor hurling champions after winning the final played in Aughrim Community grounds. This has been  a fantastic year for this very small school in Tinahely having already captured...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 21:45

The GAA have recently launched an on-line version of Our Games - Our Code, the joint Code of Best Practice in Youth Sport.  This Code has been agreed between the GAA, the Ladies Gaelic Football Association, the Camogie Association, GAA Handball...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 21:41

Crossbridge N.S., Tinahely captured the new Allianz Coughlan cup for Primary Schools in South Wicklow after a very exciting final.  They overcame a very good and skillful Aughrim National school team. This is the first time that this football...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 14:50

Mouthguards and the GAA Information for Clubs, Players and Parents BACKGROUNDFollowing the GAA’s Annual Congress in April 2012 a new rule was enacted that made it mandatory to use a mouthguard in all Gaelic football matches and training...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 20:35

South Wicklow Allianz Cumann na mBunscol organised a football blitz in Aughrim Community Grounds for schools in the south of the county. Four schools participated in this blitz - Barndarrig N.S., Crossbridge N.S., Aughrim N.S. and Annacurra N.S....

Date Article Posted: Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 14:54

Day two of the Allianz Coughlan cup was held on the 7th November in Bray Emmets GAA grounds.  There was a fantastic turnout and a great display of skills by all involved.  Division 1 and the Allianz Coughlan Cup was won by St. Cronan’s A...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 19:35

There will be a Wicklow GAA Coaching Workshop on Field Based Conditioning for Hurling and Football on Saturday 24th November in Blessington GAA. It’s on from 11 a.m.  to 12.30 p.m.  The workshop will be presented by Robbie Bourke. ...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 19:24

 Pearse Park Arklow was the venue for  the Allianz Cumann Na mBunscol South schools Allianz Camoige Blitz. Girls from  Aughrim N.S. Crossbridge N.S Tinahely. Rathdrum N.S. Carnew and Bearna Chle N.S. Thomastown took part....

Date Article Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 21:27

Allianz Cumann na mBunscol in association with Cornmarket Financial Services Ltd. are inviting entries for the annual national awards.  All entries must pertain to the school year 2011-2012.  The categories are as follows - Pat Trainor...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, October 7, 2012 - 12:53

South Wicklow Allianz Cumann na mBunscol held their first Allianz Hurling blitz for 5th and 6th classes in Pearse Park, Arklow last week.  Five schools - Arklow B.N.S., Aughrim N.S., Carnew N.S.,  Crossbridge N.S and Bearna Chlea N.S...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 10:52

The South schools Cumann na mBunscol Allianz Division 1 Football blitz was held in Pearse Park Arklow with two schools qualifying for County Finals.  The overall skill level was very good over both days with all games being...

Date Article Posted: Monday, July 2, 2012 - 09:47

A South Wicklow schools hurling blitz for 5th and 6th classes was  held in Glenealy on Thursday 8th March. The focus of the games was on participation and fun. Five schools attended the blitz, Carnew N.S., Glenealy N.S.,...

Date Article Posted: Monday, July 2, 2012 - 09:39

There was 3 schools that took part in the 3rd and 4th class blitz, BNS x2, Aughrim x2 and Bearna Chlé x1. It was a good sporting event with plenty of battling between teams. I'd like to thank the schools that took part and to the teachers who...

Date Article Posted: Friday, June 29, 2012 - 12:17

A Go Games Football Blitz for  5th and 6th classes was held in Tinahely G.A.A grounds on Wednesday 25th Janurary 2012 with over 60 children in attendance. These games are non-competitive so every boy and girl played the...

Date Article Posted: Friday, June 29, 2012 - 12:16

Go Games Hurling Blitz 3rd/4th ClassThe new South branch of Cumann na mBunscol held a Go-Games hurling blitz for 3rd and 4th Classes in Pearse Park Arklow on 30th November. The schools that participated were Aughrim N.S., Bearna Chle...

Date Article Posted: Friday, June 29, 2012 - 11:49