London Youth Committee notes

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London Youth Committee notes

January 28, 2015

The next meeting London Youth Committee meeting will take place on Monday the 16th of February at 8 30pm at The Emerald GAA Grounds at Ruislip and meetings will continue to be on the third Monday of every month. We would like to have representatives from all clubs around London at our youths meetings to share views and ideas with other clubs. We work together for the betterment of our future of young Gaels.


London Youths Committee for 2015 were selected as follows:

Chairman Tony Griffin Parnells

Vice Chairman Martin McGovern TMC

Secretary Joel McInern TCG

Assistant Secretary Irene Sheridan Parnells

Finance Officer Conor McGreevy St Anthony’s

Public Relations Officer Lucia Butler Tara

Registration Officer John Cunniffe Tara

Child Protection Officer Sandra Tuohy Kilburn Gaels


London Youths Committee would like to offer sincere sympathies to the families of Denis Brosnan (Parnells), Angela McLoughlin (TCG), Gerry Duignan (Tara), Christopher Hennessy (Berlin GAA). We remember them all in our prayers. May they Rest In Peace.


We would ask that affiliation fees £20 per Club and £10 per Age Group to be paid at our next meeting in February. Any Clubs looking to amalgamate, or players looking to assist another Club, will have to be approved by the Coaching and Games Committee for 2015. 


First Aid Course Courses in Emerald GAA Grounds, Ruislip

A First Aid Course will take place in Ruislip on Saturday the 21st of February for 3 hours from 10am till 1pm. The cost is £35 per person. It is very important to be a qualified First Aider while working with the underage. It is advisable to book you place ASAP by contacting the Child Protection Office Sandra Tuohy: 07807784450 or via email:

 Two Gaelic Football Coaching Courses in Emerald GAA Grounds, Ruislip

A Foundation Level Gaelic Football Coaching Course on Saturday, February 14th in the Emerald Grounds, Ruislip.


A Level One Gaelic Football Coaching Course over 4 Saturdays: 

February 21st, March 7th, 21st and 28th all of which will be in the Emerald Grounds, Ruislip.


Both 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 1pm - 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. if you are interested in attending please contact CDA Lloyd Colfer: 07872600073 or email

We would encourage as many of you as possible to please take up this opportunity to further your coaching education which can only benefit your Club and London GAA.

Dates for your diary

Provincial will be running a Y5 Schools tournament on the 26th of March in Greenford

All Britain Competitions (ABC) launch at Irish Embassy on the 21st of May

All Britain Competitions will take place in Greenford on the Friday the 10th of July and Saturday the 11th of July and Sunday the 12th of July 

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