ULSTER GAA: Dealing with critical incidents

AN important programme within the health and wellbeing arm of the GAA is a club’s response during a time of crisis. The Critical Incident Response Plan (CIRP) although, developed by the Community & Health Department of the GAA, is a plan which the Club Executive are responsible for overseeing. This programme was comprehensively reviewed in […]

ULSTER GAA: Cúrsa de Faoite

TÁ Cúrsa Gaeltachta CLG Uladh, Cúrsa de Faoite sna Dúnaibh, ar ais i mbliana. Táimid dóchasach go mbeidh cúrsa den chéad scoth againn in 2023 agus muid uilig bailithe sna Dúnaibh arís ó 3ú – 7ú Iúil. Ulster GAA’s flagship Gaeltacht course for adult learners, Cúrsa de Faoite, is back in 2023 from 3rd – […]

ULSTER GAA: Summer in your club

THE vast majority of GAA clubs own their own facilities, some may lease, and very few have no facilities to call ‘home’. Although increasingly there are fewer and fewer weeks of the year when the GAA club is not being used, the summer months are the time to get the best out of your GAA […]


ULSTER GAA: Take care in the sun

FOR many years, Ulster GAA have partnered with Cancer Focus NI to promote cancer awareness, and in particular, skin cancer awareness, through their Care in the Sun campaign. This campaign aims to help us to better understand the importance of taking care in the sun – even here in Ireland. Skin cancers are becoming increasingly […]

ULSTER GAA: Club defibrillator responsibilities

MANY GAA clubs in Ulster have put in place a piece of equipment which could help save lives. The equipment is an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), a portable device that checks the heart rhythm. If needed, it can send an electric shock to the heart to try to restore a normal rhythm. AEDs are used to […]

ULSTER GAA: A GAAme of 3 Halves

‘A GAAme of 3 Halves’ is a cross-community event aimed at clubs and their local feeder primary schools and currently being rolled out as part of the CRC funded project ‘Sport Uniting Communities’. Community Sports Development Officers (CSDO’s) from Ulster GAA work closely with schools from the maintained, controlled and integrated sectors with a view […]

ULSTER GAA: The club trustee process

ONE of the fundamental aspects of all GAA clubs is the desire to own the property on which they play their games. For most units this has already happened, while some other clubs are striving and working towards this goal. As all units of the GAA are un-incorporated, associations are not able to own property […]

Ulster GAA: Developing your club brand

THE GAA has become one of the most visible brands nationwide, enabling the Association to grow from strength to strength in recent times with high profile campaigns, such as the recent ‘Where We All Belong’ initiative. The marketing and branding of your club have a similar aim to the activities of any business – both […]

ULSTER GAA: Achieving a state of readiness

UNDERTAKING large physical developments is not for every club right now, but if you have identified that your club needs to improve its facilities then it is important that the club are ready to avail of any monies available. The availability of funding from public bodies may be limited following the current crisis, however, this […]