Hurling/Camogie – Round Three – Zurich – 25 June 2011

The 2011 convoy of Belgians to Zurich was conducted en voiture, as opposed to last year’s Great Train Journey. This year’s odyssey had two immediate results. Firstly the camogiers (pictured below) won their third tournament of the year and in doing so, retained the European Championship ahead of their home and final tournament in LeuvenContinue reading “Hurling/Camogie – Round Three – Zurich – 25 June 2011”

Belgium Conquers Germany and Spain

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” If Charles Dickens was a member of Belgium GAA, he might have rewritten A Tale of Two Cities, basing it in Frankfurt and Barcelona on the weekend of 11 June 2011, and making that first paragraph dramatically more positive. But he wasn’t, andContinue reading “Belgium Conquers Germany and Spain”

Kelly getting stuck into European GAA

(The following is an article by Belgium GAA’s own Dave Barrett, published on http://www.joe.ie on 6 April 2011) It’s nearly two years since former GAA President Sean Kelly was elected to the European Parliament. In that time he’s also served as Honorary President of Belgium GAA. This week he tells JOE about the challenges facingContinue reading “Kelly getting stuck into European GAA”

Fundraising with Belgium GAA

(back row, l-r): JP Mulherin, Dermot Bergin, Fergal Mythen, Kevin Keary, Sinead Fitzsimons, Laura Whiskerd, Anay Rios and Gráinne Ní Fhlatharta (front row, l-r): Marian O’ Malley, Jess O’ Flynn, Jane Brennan Missing from photo: Caoimhe Ní Shuilleabháin Congratulations to the Belgium GAA members who ran the Dendermonde 10K race on Sunday 20 March, raisingContinue reading “Fundraising with Belgium GAA”

A New Year, A New Season…But First, An AGM

January, the most depressing month of the year, is drawing to a close. With spring only around the corner, Belgium GAA is waking up from its winter hibernation, squinting up at the slightest hint of sun in the sky, stretching its lazy limbs and proclaiming itself ready to get back to work. Before the torturousContinue reading “A New Year, A New Season…But First, An AGM”