Learn to play one of Ireland's native Gaelic games in a local GAA club in Galway
What are Gaelic Games?
Gaelic Games are the sports that developed in Ireland over hundreds of years. Hurling, camogie, Gaelic Football and handball are at the heart of our culture.
What can your group expect from Experience Gaelic Games in Galway?
In a Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) club in , you’ll learn the history of our Gaelic games. You’ll watch the games in action on the screen before the coaches demonstrate the techniques of playing football with your hands. It’s not as easy as it looks! Then, it’s your turn to take to the pitch with your team and see who is victorious in Gaelic mini-matches.
- Learn to play Gaelic football, hurling, and handball
- Take to the pitch and play mini-matches of the Gaelic games
Who are the coaches?
Lifelong GAA members with years of experience in playing the games and teaching them to absolute beginners. The coaches and trainers provide the perfect introduction to these enjoyable sports.
Everyone enjoys the mini-match, a perfect opportunity for your student group to have a laugh and win crucial bragging rights.
Experience Gaelic Games is designed for absolute beginners, so you don’t have to be sporty to enjoy these non-contact activities. Just get out there and have fun.
Notes for Group Leaders
Min 20 persons required for this activity. The games session takes place in a local GAA club located approximately 4.5kms from Sleepzone Hostel Galway City. CGH can book a coach to bring your group there and back or you can take public transport.
Liam Mellows GAA Hurling Club, Ballyloughane, Renmore, Co Galway
Approximately 10 minutes walk from Sleepzone Hostel Galway City.