Britain GAA is the only Provincial Council of the GAA outside of Ireland. The Provincial Council of Britain is made up of seven counties Scotland, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Warwickshire, Hertfordshire, Gloucestershire and London. Britain GAA is also responsible for Gaelic Football and Hurling which is played in primary and secondary schools as well as in universities throughout Britain. Each County has a dedicated CDA promoting games in Schools, Universities and working with underage Clubs. The Major Underage Tournament is the ABC Games (All Britain Championship) in July, played over 4 Days. Teams also take part in Feile na nOg & Peil nOg as well as many club trips to counties across Ireland.

Founded: 1927

Club Numbers: 87

Major Tournaments: As of 2023 London play in the Senior Connacht Football Championship & Allianz Football League Div 4 & in Hurling in the Christy Ring Cup & Allianz Hurling League 2A; 

Warwickshire and Lancashire play hurling in the Lory Meagher Cup and in the Allianz Hurling League Div 3 B.

All counties play in the All Britain Junior Football Championship in late spring/early summer with the finalists playing in the All-Ireland Junior Football Championship against New York and Kilkenny.

Unit Executive

Chairperson: Noel O’Sullivan

Secretary: Frank Dillon

Treasurer: Michael Walker

PRO: Paul McNicholas

Gaelic Games Council of Britain (GGCB) is recognised by the GAA as the governing body for Gaelic Games in Britain.


Plymouth Parnells (Plymouth)

St Colmcilles (Cardiff)

St Joseph’s Juvenile (Swansea)

St Judes (Bournemouth & Portsmouth)

St Nicholas (Bristol)

St Patricks (Gloucester)

Western Gaels (Bristol)


Cambridge Parnells (Cambridge)

Éire Óg (Oxford)

Glen Rovers (Watford)

St Colmcilles (St Albans)

St Declans Hurling (whole County)

St Dympnas (Luton)

St Josephs (Waltham Cross)

St Vincent's (Luton)


Ellen Vannin Gaels (Isle of Man)

Fullen Gaels (Manchester)

John Mitchels (Liverpool)

Oisin (Manchester)

St Annes (Manchester)

St Brendans (Manchester)

St Lawrences (Manchester)

St Marys (Manchester)

St Patricks (Chester)

St Peters (Manchester)

Wolfe Tones (Liverpool)


Brighton & Crawley Gaels (Brighton & Crawley)

Brothers Pearse


Dulwich Harps

Éire Óg

Fr Murphys

Fulham Irish



Harlesden Harps

Heston Gaels

Kilburn Gaels

Kingdom/Kerry Gaels

Michael Cusacks


Neasden Gaels

North London Shamrocks


Robert Emmets

Round Towers

Sean Treacys

Shalloe Pearse

St Anthony (Reading)

St Brendans

St Clarets

St Gabriels

St Josephs

St Kiernans


Thomas McCurtains

Tir Chonaill Gaels


Coatbridge Davitts Juvenile (Coatbridge)

Dundee Dariada (Dundee & Aberdeen)

Dunedin Connollys (Edinburgh)

Dunedin Óg Juvenile (Edinburgh)

Glaschu Gaels (Glasgow)

Sands McSwineys (Coatbridge)

Tir Conaill Harps (Glasgow)


Erin go Bragh (Birmingham)

Four Masters (Coventry)

James Connollys (Birmingham)

John Mitchels Football (Birmingham)

Naomh Pádraig (Leicester)

O'Rahillys (Corby)

Roger Casements (Coventry)

Rugby Gaels (Rugby)

Sean McDermotts (Birmingham)

Setanta Juvenile (Birmingham)

Sons of Erin (Northampton)

St Barnabas (Nottingham)

St Chads (Birmingham)

St Josephs (Derby)

St Marys (Wolverhampton)


Brothers Pearse (Huddersfield)

CúChulainns (Newcastle)

Hugh O'Neills (Leeds)

St Benedicts (Leeds)

Yorkshire Emeralds Hurling (Leeds)

Young Irelands (Leeds)