GAA wins European Citizen’s Prize 2013 – as nominated by Sean Kelly MEP

[Words by European County Board]    I am delighted to announce that the Gaelic Athletic Association has become the first Irish winner of the European Citizen’s Prize (2013)’, Sean Kelly MEP confirmed today.  “The honour represents an international tribute to the GAA’s massive contribution to citizens in Europe. The Association is a wonderful example ofContinue reading “GAA wins European Citizen’s Prize 2013 – as nominated by Sean Kelly MEP”

All roads lead to Luxembourg in June

This month the same destination is marked down in all the calendars of Belgium GAA players: Luxembourg.   With the next round in both the Hurling/Camogie and Football penciled in for Luxembourg it will be a busy month on the road south-east for Belgium GAA.   First up is the Hurling/Camogie on Saturday June 1st.Continue reading “All roads lead to Luxembourg in June”

A brief history of Belgium GAA

Some highly recommended reading material on the history of Belgium GAA from former player, captain and trainer Eoin Sheanon for livegaelic.com http://www.livegaelic.com/gaa-abroad/gaa-abroad-belgium-gaa/ Belgium GAA A friend of mine once asked me was Belgium in Brussels or was Brussels in Belgium? Indeed. Ordinarily famed for its chocolate, the pissing boy and “the place that tells usContinue reading “A brief history of Belgium GAA”

Belgium GAA 2013 – show me your Meitheal

Dia Dhaoibh go léir,   I’d like to welcome old and new members to the club for the 2013 season, Belgium GAA’s TEN year anniversary. I’d like to say a massive thanks to the outgoing committee for their hard work in 2012 and in previous years. This year’s committee stands on the shoulders of giants!   Last year wasContinue reading “Belgium GAA 2013 – show me your Meitheal”

Results of 2012 ECB Convention

The 2012 Convention of the European County Board was held on 8-9 December 2012 (around the time that Belgium GAA was engaged in some major back-patting, dancing and singing up a storm at the end-of-season dinner).    Ahead of this week’s Annual General Meeting (on Wednesday 30 January – don’t forget to sign up here),Continue reading “Results of 2012 ECB Convention”