The Chieftain’s Gaelic Games was launched on Friday 16 March at Celtic Park. The Games have been organised in memory of Martin McGuinness as part of a series of events marking his one year anniversary.
Around 200 children are expected to take part in the Gaelic games blitz with Under 10 and Under 12 teams from Sean Dolans, Doire Trasna, Doire Colmcille, Steelstown, Ardmore, Culmore, Slaughtmanus, Glack all taking part with the first games due to start at 11am on Saturday 24 March and run to around 3.00pm.
In conclusion Brian O’Donnell added: “I would like to thank all the teams for participating in the blitz. I would like to encourage clubs, parents and GAA supporters to come along in their club colours – show support to all the children taking part and pay tribute to a great Gael Martin McGuinness.” Ends