Leenane NS at the 2001 Cumann na mBunscol Regional Finals in Carna


Renvyle GAA Club Plays Host To The Cumann na mBunscol Football Finals

Renvyle GAA Club Plays Host To The Cumann na mBunscol Football Finals Tullycross pitch, the home of Renvyle GAA club, was last week’s picturesque venue for one of the most memorable evenings in the history of Cumann na mBunscol/Church and General football competitions.  A large crowd turned out to greet Joe McDonagh, President of the…


Renvyle Hosts Finals In Accordance With New Regional Philosophy

The Primary Schools football competitions have been radically restructured and reorganised in recent years by the Cumann na mBunnscol County Committee.  This committee, made up exclusively of teachers, was established four years ago to ensure that all County Galway primary schools would get a chance to compete at a level appropriate to their size.  Accordingly,…


Ladies Football For Schools

The Galway Ladies GAA is proposing to organise competitions open to all schools in the county of Galway.  It is hoped that the competition will commence in early March.  They have been divided into three categories:  National School, Primary and Vocational School.  The ultimate aim of the Galway Ladies County Board is to promote and…


The National Schools Competitions

In 1970, a group of national school teachers from within County Galway who were committed to the promotion and development of Gaelic games within the primary schools, founded Coiste na mBunscol for the purpose of organising football competitions for primary schools in Galway City and surrounding parishes.   Four separate leagues were begun because of the…