In safe hands: Ciarán McLaughlin takes over as the head of World GAA

Strabane man and Ulster GAA President Ciarán McLaughlin will head up the committee to oversee the development of Gaelic Games across the world. He tells Michael McMullan of the importance of the role… IN the eyes of many, Ciarán McLaughlin is the guy perched beside the captain on final day, handing over the silverware after […]


Who will emerge from the chasing pack and emerge as this year’s winner of the Ladies’ Footballer of the Year award sponsored by Encirc? Some brilliant footballers have received the award in recent years. Moneyglass’s Orlaith Prenter landed last year’s trophy while Donaghmoyne’s Cathriona McConnell took the plaudits for 2021. Others named in recent times […]

Nominees: Camogie Manager of the Year

Below are the nominees for the 2023 Camogie Manager of the Year. Find out more about this year’s shortlisted nominees below. Benny Dillon – Loughgiel Loughgiel maintained their place at the top of the tree for the second year running and manager for both of their Ulster Senior Championship winning campaigns was Benny Dillon. For […]

VOTE: 2023 Camogie Team of the Year

Voting is now open for the 2023 Camogie Team of the Year sponsored by Iconic Bronze. Support your favourites below. Create your own user feedback survey Please note: 1 vote per ip address. Votes do not determine the final winners but help create awareness of the nominee’s shortlisting. Voting closes at 10am on Monday 15th […]

Liam Peoples: A true Gael

By Michael McMullan IRREPLACEABLE. It’s just one word, but I heard it repeatedly by a handful of Claudy officials at Liam’s wake. That’s how they describe him. It was a community in a state of shock when the news broke last weekend. Advertisement As a goalkeeper in Derry’s team that reached the 1981 All-Ireland minor […]

Most eyes turning towards Ulster already

By Michael McMullan AFTER all the shadow boxing – with the exception of Tyrone’s knock-out action – across Ulster, the championship race picked up pace with only a handful of football titles up for grabs. The Tyrone and Derry county finals take place this weekend with the Monaghan intermediate champions yet to be crowned. After […]

Derry duo named on All-Star football team

TWO of Derry’s Ulster winning team have been listed on the All-Star team of the year. Rory Gallagher’s side took home the Anglo Celt Cup for the first time since 1998 before bowing out to Galway in the All-Ireland semi-final. Skipper Chrissy McKaigue – who has played 113 times for Derry – and midfielder Conor […]

Tyrone-Derry Dr McKenna Cup date changed

The Dr McKenna Cup meeting between Tyrone and Derry has been changed to Thursday December 20th in Celtic Park with an 8pm throw in. Originally, the game was scheduled for Sunday December 16th in Owenbeg but since the game has been changed. The reason for the change is not yet known. This will be the […]

Nominations for position of Antrim chairman revealed

Gaelic Life can reveal that the three nominations for the position of Antrim chairman have been named.  St.Enda’s businessman Ciaran McCavana, St.Paul’s club man Joe Edwards and outgoing north Antrim chairman Owen Elliot make up the nominations which clubs had until yesterday to make. The men will replace the outgoing team of Collie Donnelly, vice […]

In This Week’s GL: Shane Elliott Blast’s Fixture Makers

In this week’s Gaelic Life, columnist, Shane Elliott blasts the hurling fixture makers for their scheduling of vital club games. With this year’s Ulster Club Hurling Final scheduled for November 11th, Elliot lambastes those making the decision to play such a vital game in the harsh winter months. Elliott examines the difficulties with a prolonged […]