Translink Ulster GAA Community Support Award launched

TRANSLINK and Ulster GAA are calling on GAA officials across the province to showcase the work of their clubs during the Covid-19 crisis for the Translink Ulster GAA Community Support Award.

The new award has been created to recognise the outstanding contribution of GAA clubs in the community throughout the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Since GAA activity was suspended at all levels in March 2020, clubs and their members have remained hugely active in alternative ways by providing much needed support for local people.

This community focus continued during the year through safely managed off-field activities to maintain club life and also implementation of best practice GAA procedures for resumption of training and playing activities.

Translink and Ulster GAA would like to hear from Gaelic football, hurling, camogie, rounders and handball clubs from across Ulster on all the great community focussed initiatives carried out over the last 12 months and are calling on club officers to nominate their clubs.

After nominations have closed, a panel of judges will select a shortlist, to include one finalist from each county with the overall winner receiving the Translink Ulster GAA Community Support Award plaque, and £1000 of O’Neill’s Sports equipment vouchers.

Encouraging the GAA club officers to shine a light on the efforts of their members, Damian Bannon, Belfast Area Manager, Translink, said:

“After a very challenging year, we are proud to partner with Ulster GAA on a new initiative designed to recognise the innovation and commitment of clubs to support communities over the last 12 months.

“On the same week that Translink celebrates its 25th anniversary, this award demonstrates the importance of our on-going partnership with Ulster GAA.”

Club officials can find out further details and nominate their own club for this exciting award by visiting

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