West Wicklow Information

A fantastic morning was had by all in Dunlavin GAA grounds at the Allianz Cumann na mBunscol 5th and 6th Class boys’ football blitz.  Ten teams took part in very competitive games.  Thanks to the teachers for their help and to all...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 09:10

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’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

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

Written By Martin Byrne, 6th class, Dunlavin We were really excited to be asked to play at half time during the Wicklow vs Kildare Leinster Championship match which took place in Dr Cullen Park, Carlow on Saturday May 11 at 7 p.m.  Five...

Date Article Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 19:51

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 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 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

 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

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

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

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

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

  There was a great turnout in the recent West Wicklow Cumann na mBunscol Allianz Coughlan Cup Competitions ran by GDA Paul Garrigan with over 20 schools taking part in the competition. The focus of this years blitz was point scoring with no...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 22:11

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

  There was a very successful day held for junior infants in schools from West Wicklow in Hollywood GAA Grounds on 21st June. The children took part in fun games and activities that focused on improving movement skills. The Leinster Roadshow...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 22:20

 Boys Allianz Hurling League Day No Age Limit (9 A Side Boys Only)Helmets will be provided for players on the day if needed. Please contact Hurling GDA Jonathan Tallon 083 3645136 if you would like to take partVenue---Dunlavin June 1st 2017 11....

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 20:42

 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

 1st /2nd Class 9 a-Side Mixed Football Blitz (Max 2 teams per school)Schools-Kilbride, Lacken, St Marys, Blessington No 1, Gaelscoil Blessington, Blessington Ed Together and Valleymount. Please contact Sharon Broderick on 087 6875710 if school...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 21:28

    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

 West Wicklow National School League Boys BlitzesGroup 1 Blessington, Baltinglass, Hacketstown, Dunlavin11 A Side Boys OnlyVenue BLESSINGTON—March 31st 2017 11.00amGroup 2 Hollywood, Donard, Valleymount, Blessington No111 A Side Boys OnlyVenue...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 21:34

 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

 There was a great turnout of schools this week for the first ever Pella Boys Blitz to take place in Wicklow.  Bigstone N.S, Grangecon N.S, Knockananna N.S, Donard N.S, Hacketstown N.S, Valleymount N.S and Stratford N.S all...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 21:07

 ·      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, 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

There was a great turnout in Blessington for the 1st and 2nd Class Allianz Cumann na mBunscol blitz organised by Paul Garrigan.  Well done to all involved! 

Date Article Posted: Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 01:38

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

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

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

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

West Wicklow Cumann na mBunscolFixtures 2016/2017 West Wicklow League Boys BlitzesGroup 1 Blessington, Baltinglass, Hacketstown, Dunlavin11 A Side Boys OnlyVenue BLESSINGTON—April 15th 2016Group 2 Hollywood, Donard, Valleymount, Blessington...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 15:07

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

 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 Adam Williamson St Marys Blessington NS2nd Austin Brennan Gaelscoil Blessington NS3rd Brian Richardson St Marys Blessington NS4th Ciaran Clarke Hollywood NSCamogie1st Faye Corrigan Tynock NS2nd Caoimhe Coogan Knockananna NS3rd Eimear O...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 21:42

 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

   (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

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

 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Boys Football 11 A-Side Blitz Events (Please note 11 A-Side Smaller Schools may have some girls on teams if needed)Group 1 Blessington, Baltinglass, Hacketstown, DunlavinVenue BLESSINGTON—March 4th 2015Group 2 Hollywood, Donard, Valleymount,...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 10:00

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

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

Week 1 of the new Wicklow Allianz Cumann na mBunscol Hurling initiative took place in St Mary's Senior National School Blessington.The initiative involves 8 weeks of coaching in the school by the local GDA and class teacher. Each class will receive...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 20:46

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

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

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

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

Baltinglass National School won the West Wicklow Allianz Coughlan Cup in Blessington after a great final with Dunlavin National School. Two periods of extra time were needed to separate teams and there was some excellent football played by both...

Date Article Posted: Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 20:32

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The annual tráth na gCeist will be held on Thursday 21st November at 7.30 p.m. in Brockagh Centre, Laragh.  Schools can enter a team by emailing Sean Stakelum Seanstakelum1@hotmail.com or by texting him at 0863242599. There is no entry fee but...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 19:05

Events in NovemberAllianz Coughlan Competition                                 ...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 18:01

Dunlavin National School won the West Wicklow Coughlan Cup last week after a serious of great matches played in Blessington. Baltinglass N.S, Hacketstown N.S, Lacken N.S, Valleymount N.S, Blessington No 1 N.S, Blessington Educate Together N.S,...

Date Article Posted: Monday, October 21, 2013 - 19:27

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

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

Dunlavin N.S took the honours in the West Wicklow Credit Union Blitz that took place in Baltinglass last Tuesday. 5 teams took part on the day and after some very close matches Dunlavin N.S topped the table from Baltinglass N.S in second and...

Date Article Posted: Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 22:26

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

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 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

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

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

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

West Wicklow Cumann na mBunscol  Fixtures 2013/2014Boys Football 9 A-Side Blitz EventsGroup 1     Blessington, Baltinglass, Hollywood, DunlavinVenue        BLESSINGTON-- April 26th and May...

Date Article Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 23:00

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

The West Wicklow Indoor Football Fun Blitz for 3rd/4th Class boys will take place this Friday 22nd February at 11.00am. Teams are 9 A Side and players must be boys in 3rd or 4th classes. If a school has some players in 2nd class...

Date Article Posted: Monday, February 18, 2013 - 19:10

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

In November there will be an Indoor Basketball Blitz – dates and venue are yet to be decided.  Schools  will be sent a text as a reminder prior to the event.  Schools can bring more than one teams to blitz events.

Date Article Posted: Saturday, October 13, 2012 - 12:49

On Friday 14th October there is an 11 a-side boys football blitz being held.  Large schools will be in Dunlavin, contact Tommy Brennan on 045 401495 and Small schools will be in Stratford, contact Mary O’Keefe on 087 6305574.

Date Article Posted: Sunday, October 7, 2012 - 12:52

May 18th- GAA Skills Day – Venue: Hollywood GAA grounds May 25th – Girls Football BlitzStratford – Small schools – Contact Mary O’Keefe – 087 6305574Hollywood – Large schools – Contact John Behan – 087 2932848 May 30th – Hurling Blitz...

Date Article Posted: Monday, July 2, 2012 - 10:21

Boys Senior LeagueGroup A                     Group BA Baltinglass              A BlessintonB Talbotstown            B Manor...

Date Article Posted: Friday, June 29, 2012 - 12:24

A Cumann na mBunscol cross-country event was held in Valleymount N.S. Twenty primary schools took part.  Here are the team and individual results for both large and small schools categoriesIndividual  Results-Large Schools.Under 8 Girls...

Date Article Posted: Friday, June 29, 2012 - 11:38

 SeptemberFriday 16th – Girls Football – (11 a-side)Hollywood – Large Schools – John Behan 087 2932848Stratford – Small Schools – Mary O’Keefe 087 6305574Friday 30th 1st/2nd Class Football Blitz (13 a-side)Blessington – Sharon...

Date Article Posted: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 20:06