Monday 17 December 2018

Indoor fun and camogie


The Kilcoole NS team at the Indoor Camógs tournament in Shoreline, Greystones
The Kilcoole NS team at the Indoor Camógs tournament in Shoreline, Greystones

Young Whistlers - Allianz Cumann na mBunscol, Chill Mhantáin, will hold our now annual 'Young Whistlers' (Gaelic football) course on Wednesday, December 6, from 3.30 - 4.30 p.m. in Bray Emmets Clubhouse.

This course on December 6 will be for schools in the north-east region and will be coordinated this year by our Games Development Officers.

As places are limited please let Runaí Claire Frawley know as soon as possible if your school would like to participate. All schools have been emailed the details. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Schools are asked to send a fifth class boy and a girl on the day. Please forward Claire the names of the children involved and their parent's names and contact numbers.  We are also hoping to run 'Young Whistler' courses in both south and west Wicklow at another date. If you are in these areas and would like to take part please contact the relevant Games Development Officer - contact details are listed below!

Paul Garrigan 083 4366801,

Darren Hayden 086 1450150-

Cormac Noone 087 9005577-

Má tá breis eolais uait faoin gcúrsa, cuir glaoch ar Chláir nó seol téasc nó ríomhphost chuici!

Indoor Camógs - There were successful indoor camogie blitzes this week. In Shoreline in Greystones St. Laurence's, Kilcoole and Newtown met. There were some fantastic skills on show and everyone had a great day.

Information on National Awards - 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 recognises the immense contribution that we as teachers give to promoting our national games and culture in our schools.

Please pay extra attention to category 5 which now can only be submitted in digital format and may be of great interest to many of you and your pupils!

See for a full outline of the categories and the fantastic prizes to be won. Entries are to be submitted by Wednesday, January 10, so there is plenty of time to get working on your project.

Please send results, reports or photos to, follow us on twitter @cnmbwicklow.

Keep up-to-date with all Allianz Cumann na mBunscol news in Wicklow on our website

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