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2017 Spring Thaw Tournament: April 29th

Posted on Feb 15, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

Dust off your cleats as we shake off the rust and stretch it out after a winter that was far too long. The Ottawa Gaels invite you to join us for our Spring Thaw 7’s Tournament, taking place on Saturday, April 29th at Centre Multisport de Gatineau (édifice La Fonderie), from 12pm until 4pm. Registration cost is $10 per player.   To register You can RSVP to the event at our Facebook page. or Send a confirmation email to...

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Annual Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner – May 6th, 2017

Posted on Feb 15, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

The Ottawa Gaels invite you to join us for our Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, happening on Saturday, May 6th at St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts. The fundraiser gets underway at 5:30pm, at a cost of $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Together we’ll be able to feast on Spaghetti, Salad, Bread and Dessert. There will also be lots of raffle prizes to be won and live music. Event Details What: Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Where: St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts – 310 St. Patrick Street in the Byward Market When: Saturday, May 6th, 2017 – 5:30pm-8:30pm Cost: $10 for Adults / $5 for kids /$25 for Families (4+ Members)...

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Youth Gaelic Football Try It Sessions – Free!

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels, Youth Football | 0 comments

Join us for our free sessions to learn how to play Gaelic Football! This in an introduction to the sport for those who have never played and a chance to play for the first time in 2017 for those who have. We will run two sessions of one hour each 8-9am and 9-10am. Drop in at whatever time suits you best! Our first session will take place on Sunday, February 12 for kids ages U8 and U10. Our second session is scheduled for Sunday, March 5th. This session will be for kids ages U12 and U14 All sessions will take place at Bell Sensplex, 1565 Maple Grove Road, Kanata, Ontario K2V 1A3 No need to register, just show up! Bring along your friends from school or your other team sports such as hockey, soccer, basketball, volleyball who you think might be interested. Girls...

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2017 Coaches Foundation Course – April 30th

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

The Ottawa Gaels will be running two Gaelic Football coaching courses this year on Sunday, April 30th. Many of you are already coaching our young athletes and this course will further strengthen your coaching resources. The Gaels want to encourage more seniors to get the training and join us on the field, as the feedback our club has received form the parents and the kids is that the youth really look up to us (especially the girls!) and are excited to be coached by senior players, who they see as role models. The Foundation Award is an official GAA certificate, and you can get more details at http://learning.gaa.ie/node/268590. The Foundation Award is a theory and practical course so you are asked to bring gym clothes and sneakers. The Gaels will also provide you with some online prep work prior to the...

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Join the Ottawa Gaels for St. Patrick’s Day Festivities!

Posted on Jan 23, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

March with us in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and then join us for the Beau’s Party at Lansdowne! The Ottawa Gaels are excited to once again be taking part in the annual Irish Society of The National Capital Region Saint Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 11th, 2017. The Parade will leave the intersection of Elgin St. and Laurier Avenue West at 11:00am, proceed westward along Laurier to Bank Street and then south on Bank Street to Lansdowne Park. At the conclusion of the parade, Lansdowne will be home to the Beau’s St. Patrick’s Day Party inside the Aberdeen Pavilion. The party begins at noon and runs until 10pm will feature live Irish entertainment, activities and more! While you’re there, be sure to stop by the Ottawa Gaels booth. We’ll be on-site, providing demonstrations and will have games and...

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Join our Board as Public Relations Officer

Posted on Dec 5, 2016 in Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

If you’re a marketing communications professional looking to give back to your community and make a significant impact for a not for profit sports association then here is your chance. The Ottawa Gaels Gaelic Football Club are currently recruiting for the role of Public Relations Officer (PRO). The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) was formed in 1887 and is a grassroots, community-based, volunteer run organisation promoting Gaelic games, culture and lifelong participation. We welcome all ages to learn and play the original beautiful game, Gaelic Football, and operate youth, men’s and ladies programs. As the PRO you will lead the marketing, communication and public relations strategy and activities for the Ottawa Gaels. This is an exciting leadership position and opportunity to build a marketing communications committee and support the growth of this organization. If you are interested, please contact us...

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