Since its inception with 4 clubs, Gaelic Games Europe has witnessed huge success in development and promoting Gaelic Games across Europe. Gaelic Football, Hurling, Camogie Handball & Rounders clubs compete across 5 different geographical regions and with over 3000 members in 15 countries, stretching from Moscow to Galicia, Spain and from Oulu in Finland to Gibraltar. Continued growth, particularly in Spain and France, sees the number of clubs and membership continuing to rise. The growth in these regions is of particular pride to the Committee, and many of these teams are made up solely of native home-grown players. Gaelic Games are now being taught in schools in Galicia, and in Brittany as part of the PE curriculum. Europe has held 15-a-side Gaelic Football Championship and Hurling Championship for a number of years now with the winners taking part in the Men's Leinster Junior Club Championships and the LGFA All-Ireland Junior Football Club Championship respectively. Gaelic Games Europe was also responsible for holding the first ever official Gaelic Football national team match between France and Italy where all players involved were natives of their respective countries. The county a growing youth programme with European Feile going from strength to strength over the last few years.
Number of Clubs: 108
Major Competitions: European Gaelic Football Championships (Mens & Ladies); European Hurling Championship; European Camogie Championship; Champion’s League and European 15-a-Side Gaelic Football Championship (Mens & Ladies), European Feile.
*Unit Executive *
Chairperson - John Murphy & firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary - John White & email@example.com
PRO - Alan Moore & firstname.lastname@example.org