Friday, June 26, 2015

Camogie team qualifies for National tournament!

For the first time in five years the young women of Celbridge GAA club (IRL) have qualified for the Féile na nGael All Ireland Tournament, and Mitsubishi Electric are supporting them all the way.
The Féile na nGael All Ireland Tournament is an annual GAA Tournament running since 1971 which encompasses all 32 counties in Ireland. The tournament consists of the Gaelic sports of hurling, camogie and handball and is organised by the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).

This year the annual tournament will be held in Ulster with over 152 clubs and 3,000 players participating. The tournament will be held on the weekend of 19th – 21st June across the nine Ulster counties and County Louth where representatives from Ireland and overseas will be hosted.

The young women of Celbridge Camogie will be representing County Kildare in the U14 Camogie tournament. “This is the first time in 5 years that Celbridge Camogie have qualified for this National Tournament and we are delighted that Mitsubishi Electric are helping them get there,” said Seán Ó Riain, Camogie Coach, Celbridge GAA Club.

“Mitsubishi Electric recognise the role sport plays in the personal, social and cultural development of young people in communities. It helps teach people from a young age important skills such as team work and leadership and we are proud to be able to support the Celbridge girls in any way we can,” Ciarán Moody, General Manager, Mitsubishi Electric Ireland.

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