London Youth Committee notes

November 20, 2017

The next meeting London Youth Committee meeting will take place early in the New Year.



London Youths Committee would like to offer sincere sympathy with Sharon Horohoe and her family (Parnells) on the recent passing of her mother, Kathleen Moloney R.I.P of Cabra West, Co Dublin and grandmother to John, Roisin and Caitlin. We keep them all in our thoughts and prayers. May her gentle souls Rest In Peace.


Best of luck Brother Pearses

We would like to wish Brother Pearses of London the very best of luck as they play St Mogues (Fethard- on Sea, Wexford) in the All Ireland Club Championship Hurling Qtr Final at McGovern Park in Ruislip this Saturday with a 1pm throw in.


Safeguarding Course

Best of luck to all who are doing the Safeguarding Course this Friday WHICH IS FULL and Saturday which will run from 10am - 1pm McGovern Park, Ruislip, HA4 6QX. The Safeguarding Course is limited to 20 people and in the interest of fairness, we will only accept 5 nominations from each Club.Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis so please contact  CDA Lloyd Colfer on 078 72600073  ASAP if you are interested in attending.Finally, under the new guidelines from the Provincial Council of Britain GAA, anyone involved with teams that have players under the age of 18 must be DBS certified, complete a Coaching Course and also, a Safeguarding Course so it is imperative that we get as many people as possible to attend these Courses over the coming weeks and months before the season starts as there will be a zero-tolerance policy on this from the London County Board and the Provincial Council going forward.


Foundation Level Gaelic Football Coaching Course 

There will be a Foundation Level Gaelic Football Coaching Course on Saturday, November 25th in McGovern Park. Additionally, we will be running a Level One Gaelic Football Course in conjunction with Ulster GAA in the new year. The Course will be over two weekends and all candidates who wish to attend the Course will need to have completed the Foundation Level Course. The Courses are limited to 25 people and in the interest of fairness, we will only accept 5 nominations from each Club. The Courses will run from 9am until 5pm with a half an hour Lunch Break at 1 pm - lunch is provided. There will theory based work and practical work involved on the Course so coaches should bring appropriate training gear/footwear. 

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis so please contact CDA Lloyd Colfer on 078 72600073 ASAP if you are interested in attending.


London Ladies AGM

London Ladies will hold their Annual General Meeting on Saturday 25th of November at McGovern Park in Ruislip at 2.30pm. 


London GAA County Convention

London GAA County Convention will take place on Sunday 17th December at 12pm & will be preceded by a Mass for members at 11am at McGovern Park Ruislip


The John West Féile Peil na n-Óg for 2018

The John West Féile Peil na n-Óg, will take place on Friday 29th June, Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July which will be hosted by Counties Down, Louth and Meath in 2018, 


All Britain Competitions (ABC) for 2018 

The All Britain Competitions for 2018 will commence on Thursday 12th of July until Sunday the 15th of July


London Minor Board 50th Anniversary 1967-2017

London Minor Board are celebrating their 50th Anniversary year 1967-2017. We are appealing for any team photographs or photos of memorabilia to help us mark this special occasion. Thanks to all who have sent photos already. Please do not hesitate to contact PRO Lucia Butler on [email protected] or 07932849667. 

If you require any further information please contact the London Youth's Secretary Joel McInern on 07956103723 


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