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Gaelic4Mothers & others

The Gaelic4Mothers&Others initiative is an innovative way to introduce mothers and other women to playing Ladies Gaelic Football. Mothers often drop their kids to training and call back to collect them, but the Ladies Gaelic Football Association wants to change that.

The Gaelic4Mothers&Others initiative sees women playing Ladies Gaelic Football in a fun, non-competitive and social environment. Gaelic4Mothers&Others provides an opportunity for women to get their recommended weekly exercise in a fun way while meeting other mothers in the area.

The initiative has proved hugely popular with women of all ages and has taken off in all 32 counties with success stories popping up all over the country. For example in the Hurling County of Kilkenny the Conahy Shamrocks Club has attracted over 60 women to participate in the initiative.

There is one provinicial blitz organised in each province every year and one national blitz day  which have been a huge success with between 900 and 1000 mothers participating in the National Blitz Days each year.

For further information you can download the Gaelic4Mothers&Others Information bookletor contact:

Claire Towey-Burke, Connacht Ladies Games Development Officer, Tel: 086 413 3538 or email gdo.connacht@lgfa.ie 

Aisling Doonan, National Development Officer, Tel: 01 8363156 or Email:  aisling.doonan@lgfa.ie



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