Gaelic Games Europe

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Irish:Cumann Luthchleas Gael na hEorpa
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Netherlands
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Website: County board website
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The European Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Irish : Cumann Luthchleas Gael na hEorpa) or Gaelic Games Europe is one of the international units of the GAA (outside Ireland), and is responsible for organising Gaelic games in continental Europe. Gaelic Games Europe is also responsible for the European Gaelic football, hurling, camogie and ladies' Gaelic football teams which compete every three years at the GAA World Gaelic Games.

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The first evidence of Gaelic games in Europe dates back to a hurling match in 1774 in Belgium, various games were played across the continent after that with their frequency increasing in the late 20th century. While sporadic attempts were made to form clubs and organise competitions, the first four clubs were organised into a ‘County’ Board at a meeting in 1999 organised by Joe McDonagh, the then President of the GAA. Since then, rapid growth has resulted in almost 90 clubs spread across 20 countries, catering for over 4,000 players who play camogie, hurling, men's & ladies football, handball and rounders competitions from Oulu near the Arctic Circle in Finland to Gibraltar beside the Mediterranean and from the tiny Channel Islands to big cities such as Moscow in Russia. The European County Board (ECB) changed its name to Gaelic Games Europe at the Annual Convention in Leuven (Belgium) in November 2016.

Structures

Gaelic Games Europe governance structures promote inclusion, democracy and a volunteer culture. Every member is equal and every registered club can influence policies. Any member can submit a motion to their club's annual general meeting suggesting new policies, amendments to an existing policy or propose changes to the playing rules. If approved, the motion is discussed at the Gaelic Games Europe Annual Convention.

Annual Convention

Every club can send between two and four delegates to the Annual Convention which is the main decision making body for Gaelic games in Europe. Five official regions are also entitled to appoint one delegate each. Delegates discuss issues, decide on motions and elect Officers to serve on the Management and European (County) Committees. Motions to change GAA playing (or other governance) rules, if approved, are then submitted to the Annual Congress of the Gaelic Athletic Association, the Ladies' Gaelic Football Association or the Camogie Association which take place every year in Ireland.

European ('county') Committee (EC)

Meets at least four times per year in person and/or by video conference. The EC has responsibility for decision-making, approving regulations and overseeing policy implementation between Annual Conventions. All sub-committees and work groups report to the EC. There are 26 members, 21 are GGE officers (17 elected at Annual Convention; 4 appointed by EC) who have responsibility for specific areas of work and 5 others who represent the clubs in their region.

MembersAppointment method
Chair; Vice-Chair; Secretary; Treasurer; Public Relations Officer; Coaching Officer; Development Officer (7)Elected to Management Committee at Annual Convention
GAA Central Council Delegate; Asst.Secretary; Asst.Treasurer; Youth Officer, Language & Culture Officer and 'code' officers (mens football; ladies football; camogie; hurling & handball) (10)Elected at Annual Convention
Referee Administrator; Sponsorship Officer; IT Officer and Health & Well-being Officer (4)Appointed by European Committee at first meeting following Annual Convention
Regional Representatives (5)Elected by clubs in each region (Benelux; Central/East; Iberia; Nordics and North/West)

Management Committee (MC)

This is a sub-committee of the EC and is responsible for managing activities, dealing with correspondence and making decisions between EC meetings or where urgent action is required. MC pays close attention to financial issues, prepares agenda items for EC meetings and may also have additional tasks delegated to it by the EC. It meets at least once a month - mainly by video conference - and has seven members (Chair; Vice-Chair; Secretary; Treasurer; PRO; Development Officer and Coaching Officer) who are elected at Annual Convention and have specific roles and responsibilities.

Competitions Control Committee (CCC)

The Competitions Control Committee (CCC) is responsible for all aspects of running our competitions and games, including planning dates and venues for fixtures, appointing referees, dealing with disciplinary issues and transfers. The CCC is chaired by the Vice-Chair of the MC, the Secretary of the CCC is the Asst. Secretary of the MC. Other members are the 'code' officers (handball, football, hurling, camogie and ladies football) and the Referee's Administrator (only votes on referee appointments).

Hearings Committee

This committee deals with discipline issues when a party does not accept a penalty proposed by the CCC. They request a 'hearing', where the CCC presents their case, the defending party responds, witnesses are heard and then the Hearings Committee makes a decision. The committee has five members who cannot be members of the MC or CCC.

Appeals Committee

If a defending party is not satisfied with a decision of the Hearings Committee, they can submit an appeal to this committee. The Appeals Committee hears from all parties and witnesses as well as considering any other evidence before making a decision which is final. The committee has five members who cannot be members of the MC, CCC or Hearings Committees.

Other Sub-Committees & Work Groups

There are also other sub-committees and work groups which include:

Members are appointed by the EC and include a Chairperson (GGE Chair's nominee); relevant GGE Officer (who acts as Secretary) and sometimes other GGE officers if their role is relevant to a committee's work. One representative is also appointed by each of the five GGE regions. (GGE Chair, Secretary and Treasurer are 'ex-officio' members of all sub-committees and work groups)

Development Plan - Committees/Groups

The GGE Development Plan 2019-2021 which was endorsed at 2018 Annual Convention requires the establishment of the following;-

Regions

Currently, clubs across Europe are assigned to one of five "regions". Clubs in each region elect a "Regional Committee" which is responsible for organising competitions and developing Gaelic games in their own region. The Management Committee (MC) may also delegate other tasks and each Region appoints a representative to the EC and many of the sub-committees. Currently there are five Regions, two of which are divided into "sub-regions":

Benelux Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany (western lander)
Central-East Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany (eastern & southern lander), Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland
Nordic Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Russia, Sweden
IberiaAndalucía Gibraltar, Andalusia
Galicia Galicia
Central Portugal, rest of Spain
North-WestBretagne Brittany
Federal Channel Islands, rest of France

Competition formats

In GAA terms 'Europe' comprises all of continental Europe (excluding Ireland & Great Britain) with great distances between each team, so Gaelic Games Europe has various competition formats.

Since 2006, men's and ladies football competitions have been played on a regional basis. Europe is divided into five regions: Benelux, East and Central, Iberia, North West and Nordic. Each team plays in its regional competition with the top teams qualifying for highest grades at the European Football Championships. Some regions also have sub-regional structures with their own local competitions (Brittany, Galicia, Andalusia).

Many of the regional competitions use a system of 'rounds' played as one-day tournaments spread over a number of months. Each tournament is competed in a single day with teams playing in groups before moving to knock-out stages (or in a round-robin format) leading to a final. Semi-finals and other ranking games can be played if needed to determine the rankings of every team present on the day. Each team gains a number of points depending on its ranking at each tournament (25 points for the winner, 20 points for the runner-up, etc.). After each tournament, a team's ranking points are added to those accrued in previous rounds and after the final round the overall rankings determine the competition winner for that season. 3-4 rounds are the norm in each regional football championship.

All men's (11-a-side) and ladies (9-a-side) teams can play in the European Football Championships held as a one-day event in October with teams seeded into different grades (Senior, Intermediate and Junior). Teams play 3-4 group games within their grade before progressing to the semi-finals of either a Championship, Shield & Plate competition.

The 'Premier' championships are for 15-a-side teams in men's and ladies' football and are organised on a 'knock-out' basis - as is usual in GAA championships with 60 minute games - and played over a number of weekends in Maastricht, where there is a full-GAA size astroturf pitch. Both winners progress to represent Europe in the All Ireland Club Championships.

The European camogie and hurling championships are played by teams (9-a-side) from across Europe who compete together over five 'rounds' in various cities between May and October annually.

Other matches such as internationals (which have featured France, Italy, Germany, Galicia and Brittany) are also played, along with national 'Cup' competitions confined to teams in a single country e.g. Finland, Germany.

Every three years, a variety of camogie, hurling and ladies/men's football teams from Europe compete in the GAA World Games in both Irish-born and Non-Irish categories.

Officers

The principal officers and the year of their election/appointment at the Annual Convention (normally in November/December) are as follows:

YearChairpersonClubSecretaryClubTreasurerClubGAA Central Council Delegate*Club
2020John Murphy Amsterdam GAC John White (from Feb.2019) Zürich Inneoin Daire Kivlehan München Colmcilles Marie-Therese Dockery GSC Luxembourg
2019Tony Bass Maastricht Gaels
2018
2017JJ Keaney (to Jan.2019) Madrid Harps
2016Brian Sheehy Zürich Inneoin Deirdre Kelleher (from Feb.2017)

JJ Keaney (to Jan.2017)

Den Haag

Madrid Harps

Tony Bass Maastricht Gaels
2015Marie-Therese Dockery GSC Luxembourg
2014
2013Tony Bass Maastricht Gaels
2012
2011William Cashin Belgium GAA
2010
2009Ciaran McGuill Paris Gaels
2008Eileen Jennings Paris Gaels
2007
2006Stephen Dillon Amsterdam GAC
2005
2004
2003Paul Larkin München Colmcilles Herve Guichard Ar Gwazi Gouez (Rennes)
2002Barry Moroney Guernsey Gaels Eamon O'Brien GSC Luxembourg
2001Barry Moroney (from mid-2002) / Mark Scanlon (to mid-2002) Guernsey Gaels / Paris Gaels Cathal Lynch Brussels Barry Moroney Guernsey Gaels
2000Mark Scanlon Paris Gaels Ann Donnelly Paris Gaels
1999

Note: * Europe were granted representation on the GAA Central Council from March 2013Note: * European County Board formed at the end of 1999 and the first officers served for 1999 and 2000

Gaelic football (men)

European Senior Football Championship (11-a-side)
Founded2001
Title holdersMadrid Harps (1st title)
First winnerParis Gaels
Most titlesDen Haag (4 titles)
GSC Luxembourg team v Amsterdam GAC, Berbourg, April 2011 GSCL - Gaelic Football Tournament 2011 - Berbourg 9 avril 2011 121.jpg
GSC Luxembourg team v Amsterdam GAC, Berbourg, April 2011

Senior Championship

YearWinnerRunner-up
2020 not played due to pandemicn/a
2019 Madrid Harps Cumann Warsaw
2018 Amsterdam GAC Cumann Warsaw
2017 Cumann Warsaw GSC Luxembourg
2016 GSC Luxembourg Jersey Irish
2015 Paris Gaels
2014 Belgium GAA
2013 Guernsey GaelsBelgium GAA "A"
2012 Belgium GAA
2011 Guernsey Gaels Den Haag
2010 Den Haag Paris Gaels
2009 Den Haag Paris Gaels
2008 Belgium GAAParis Gaels
2007 GSC Luxembourg
2006 Den Haag
2005 Paris Gaels
2004 München Colmcilles
2003 Paris Gaels
2002 Den Haag
2001 Paris Gaels
European Intermediate Football Championship (formerly 'European Shield')
Founded2006
Title holdersFrankfurt Sarsfields (1st title)
First winner Maastricht Gaels
Most titlesCopenhagen (3 titles)

Intermediate Championship (formerly 'European Shield')

YearWinnerRunner-up
2020 not played due to pandemicn/a
2019 Frankfurt Sarsfields Vienna Gaels
2018 EGHB Liffré Frankfurt Sarsfields
2017 Earls Of Leuven Den Haag
2016 EGHB Liffré Eindhoven/Maastricht/Hague (combined team)
2015 Vienna Gaels
2014 Amsterdam GAC
2013 Vienna GaelsAmsterdam "B"
2012 Malmö
2011 Amsterdam GAC Copenhagen
2010 Copenhagen Frankfurt Sarsfields
2009 Copenhagen Frankfurt Sarsfields
2008 Copenhagen
2007 Ar Gwazi Gouez (Rennes)
2006 Maastricht Gaels Amsterdam GAC
European Junior Football Championship
Founded2012
Title holdersCopenhagen GAA (1st title)
First winner Frankfurt Sarsfields GAA
Most titlesAugsburg, Clermont, Frankfurt, Lorient, Munich, Rennes, Slovaks, Copenhagen (1 titles)

Junior "A" Championship

YearWinnerRunner-up
2020 not played due to pandemicn/a
2019 Copenhagen GAA Malmö GAA
2018 München Colmcilles Lorient
2017 Lorient GAC München Colmcilles
2016 Clermont GFC
2015 Rómhánaigh Augsburg Óg
2014 Ar Gwazi Gouez (Rennes)
2013 Slovak ShamrocksBelgium "B" (*disqualified)

European Premier Football Championship (15-a-side)

European Premier (15s) Football Championship
Founded2013
TrophyCroke Park Hotel Cup
Title holdersBerlin (1st title)
First winnerGuernsey
Most titlesAmsterdam (4 titles)
YearWinnerRunner-up
2020 not played due to pandemicn/a
2019 [1] Berlin GAA Belgium GAA
2018 Amsterdam GAC Eindhoven Shamrocks
2017 GSC Luxembourg Amsterdam GAC
2016 Amsterdam GAC
2015 Amsterdam GAC
2014 Amsterdam GAC
2013 Guernsey Gaels Zürich Inneoin

Ladies' Football

European Ladies Gaelic Football Championship
Founded2001
Title holdersBelgium GAA (11th title)
First winnerBelgium GAA
Most titlesBelgium GAA (11 titles)

Past winners

European Ladies Senior Gaelic Football Championship

YearWinnerRunner-up
2020 not played due to pandemicn/a
2019 Belgium GAACumann Warsaw
2018 Cumann WarsawBelgium GAA
2017 Belgium GAAA Coruna
2016 Belgium GAAHolland Ladies
2015 Belgium GAA
2014 Belgium GAA
2013 Belgium GAAHolland Ladies
2012 Belgium GAA
2011 Belgium GAAMunich
2010 Belgium GAA
2009 Belgium GAAParis Gaels
2008 Belgium GAA
2007 Paris Gaels
2006 GSC Luxembourg
2005 Holland Ladies
2004 GSC Luxembourg
2003 GSC Luxembourg
2002 GSC Luxembourg
2001 Belgium GAA

European Premier ladies Football Championship (15-a-side)

European Premier (15s) Ladies Football Championship
Founded2014
Title holdersBelgium/Holland (2nd title)
First winnerBelgium
Most titlesBelgium, Belgium/Munich, Belgium/Holland (2 titles)
YearWinnerRunner-up
2020 not played due to pandemicn/a
2019 Belgium GAA/Holland Ladies
2018 Belgium GAA/Holland Ladies
2017 Belgium GAA / Munich Collmcilles (combined team)Holland Ladies
2016 Belgium GAA / Munich Collmcilles (combined team)Holland Ladies / Luxembourg (combined team)
2015 Belgium GAAHolland Ladies
2014 Belgium GAAHolland Ladies

Hurling

European Hurling Championship
Founded2002
Title holdersBelgium (8th title)
First winnerDen Haag
Most titlesBelgium (8 titles)

Past winners

European Hurling Championship

YearWinnerRunner-upShieldPlate
2020 not played due to pandemic
2019 Belgium GAA GSC Luxembourg Hamburg GAA Darmstadt GAA
2018 Belgium GAA Dresden GAA Club Darmstadt GAA
2017 GSC Luxembourg Belgium GAA
2016 Belgium GAA GSC Luxembourg
2015 Belgium GAA Viking Gaels
2014 Belgium GAA Den Haag
2013 Belgium GAA Den Haag
2012 Den Haag
2011 Zürich Inneoin Den Haag
2010 Belgium GAA GSC Luxembourg
2009 Belgium GAA GSC Luxembourg
2008 GSC Luxembourg Belgium GAA
2007 Den Haag GSC Luxembourg
2006 Zürich Inneoin Belgium GAA
2005 Zürich Inneoin Munich Colmcilles
2004 Zürich Inneoin Munich Colmcilles
2003 Den Haag Zürich Inneoin
2002 Den Haag Zürich Inneoin

Camogie

European camogie Championship
Founded2008
Title holdersBelgium (9th title)
First winnerLuxembourg
Most titlesBelgium (9 titles)

Past winners

European Camogie Championship

YearWinnerRunner-up
2020 not played due to pandemic
2019 Belgium GAA Hamburg GAA
2018 Belgium GAA
2017 Belgium GAA GSC Luxembourg
2016 Belgium GAA GSC Luxembourg
2015 Belgium GAA
2014 Belgium GAA
2013 Belgium GAA Paris Gaels
2012 Paris Gaels Belgium GAA
2011 Belgium GAA Zurich Inneoin
2010 Belgium GAA GSC Luxembourg
2009 GSC Luxembourg
2008 GSC Luxembourg

Affiliated Clubs

These are the 92 affiliated clubs as at November 2020. [2] Brittany (France), Galicia and Andalucia (Spain) have their own competitions. Teams hailing from these regions play both locally and in their regional competitions (North-West and Iberia).

GAA Clubs in Europe
ClubColoursCityCountryRegionWebsite
Vienna Gaels   Vienna Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Centre-East www.gaavienna.at
Belgium GAA   Brussels Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Benelux www.belgium-gaa.be
EC Brussels Youth Brussels Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Benelux www.playgaa.be
Earls of Leuven   Leuven Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Benelux www.earlsofleuven.com
Croatian Celts   Zagreb Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia Central-East www.croatiancelts.com
Prague Hibernians GFC   Prague Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic Central-East www.praguegaa.com
Copenhagen GAA   Copenhagen Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark Nordic www.copenaghengaa.com
Odense GAA Odense Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark Nordic
Helsinki Harps GAA   Helsinki Flag of Finland.svg  Finland Nordic www.helsinkiharps.com
Oulu Irish Elks GAA    Oulu Flag of Finland.svg  Finland Nordic
Anjou GaelsAngersFlag of France.svg  France North-West
Azur Gaels   Antibes Flag of France.svg  France North-West azurgaels.com
Gaelic Football Club d'ArthonArthonFlag of France.svg  France North-West
Burdigaela Gaelic Football   Bordeaux Flag of France.svg  France North-West
Gaelic Football Bro Leon    Brest Flag of France.svg  France / Flag of Brittany.svg Bretagne North-West brest.footballgaelique.com
Clermont GFC    Clermont-Ferrand Flag of France.svg  France North-West clermontgales.fr
Celtic Fougeres GAAFougeresNorth-West
Gwenrann Football Gaélique   Guérande Flag of France.svg  France / Flag of Brittany.svg Bretagne North-West
Kerne Football Gaélique   Quimper Flag of France.svg  France / Flag of Brittany.svg Bretagne North-West
Gaelic Football Bro-Dreger    Lannion Flag of France.svg  France / Flag of Brittany.svg Bretagne North-West Facebook page
EGHB Liffré    Liffré Flag of France.svg  France / Flag of Brittany.svg Bretagne Northwest footballgaelique.usliffre
Lille GAA   Lille Flag of France.svg  France Northwest Facebook page
Lorient GAC   Lorient Flag of France.svg  France / Flag of Brittany.svg Bretagne North-West lorientgac.com
Lugdunum CLG   Lyon Flag of France.svg  France North-West afil.fr/football_gaelique
Football Gaélique MondevilleMondevilleFlag of France.svg  France North-West
Nantes Football Gaélique   Nantes Flag of France.svg  France / Flag of Brittany.svg Bretagne North-West nantesgaa.org
Niort Gaels   Niort Flag of France.svg  France North-West niortgaa.com
Paris Gaels   Paris Flag of France.svg  France North-West parisgaa.com
Provence GF    La Fare-les-Oliviers Flag of France.svg  France North-West gfprovence.fr
Ar Gwazi Gouez   Rennes Flag of France.svg  France / Flag of Brittany.svg Bretagne North-West rennesgaa.wix.com
GF Bro Sant-Brieg   Saint-Brieuc Flag of France.svg  France / Flag of Brittany.svg Bretagne North-West brosantbrieg-gaa.fr
Goélands Gaëlics St. CoulombSt. CoulombFlag of France.svg  France / Flag of Brittany.svg Bretagne North-West
StrasbourgStrasbourgFlag of France.svg  France North-West
Tolosa Gaels   Toulouse Flag of France.svg  France North-West tolosagaels.fr
Gwened Vannes   Vannes Flag of France.svg  France / Flag of Brittany.svg Bretagne North-West vannes-football-gaelique.com
Rómhánaigh Augsburg Óg    Augsburg Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Central-East Facebook page
Berlin GAA     Berlin Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Central-East Facebook page
Cologne Celtics    Cologne Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Benelux Facebook page
Darmstadt GAA    Darmstadt Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Benelux Facebook page
Dresden GAA Club    Dresden Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Central-East dresdenhurling.wix.com
Düsseldorf GFC    Düsseldorf Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Benelux Facebook page
Frankfurt Sarsfields GAA    Frankfurt Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Benelux www.frankfurtsarsfield.com
Hamburg GAA    Hamburg Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Benelux Facebook page
München Colmcilles    München Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Central-East munichgaa.de
Setanta Berlin GAA    Berlin Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Central-East https://www.setanta-berlin.de
Stuttgart GAA    Stuttgart Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Central-East Stuttgart GAA
Gibraltar Gaels    Gibraltar Flag of Gibraltar.svg Gibraltar Iberia gibraltargaels.com
Guernsey Gaels    Saint Peter Port Flag of Guernsey.svg Guernsey North-West
Jersey Irish Saint Helier Flag of Jersey.svg Jersey North-West
St. Stephens Budapest    Budapest Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Central-East
Padova Gaelic Football    Padova Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Central-East padovagaelicfootball.altervista.org
S.S. Lazio Calcio Gaelico    Rome Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Central-East Facebook page
Ascaro Rovigo Gaelic Football    Rovigo Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Central-East rovigogaelic.altervista.org
Gaelic Sports Club Luxembourg    Luxembourg Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg Benelux luxgaa.lu
Amsterdam GAC     Amsterdam Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Benelux amsterdamgac.nl
Eindhoven Shamrocks GFC    Eindhoven Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Benelux Facebook page
Groningen Gaels   Groningen Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Benelux gaelicgameseurope.com-Groningen Gaels page
C.L.G. Den Haag    The Hague Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Benelux denhaaggaa.com
Maastricht Gaels    Maastricht Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Benelux (GGE Webpage)
Oslo GAA    Oslo Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Nordic
Cumann Warsaw    Warsaw Flag of Poland.svg  Poland Central-East Facebook page
Moscow Shamrocks    Moscow Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Central-East Facebook page
A Coruña Fillos de Breogán    A Coruña Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Galicia.svg Galicia)Iberia Facebook page
Ártabros de Oleiros    Oleiros Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Galicia.svg Galicia)Iberia
Barcelona Gaels    Barcelona Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Catalonia.svg Catalonia)Iberia
Gaelicos do Gran Sol Barcelona Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Catalonia.svg Catalonia)Iberia
Bráithreachas     A Estrada Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Galicia.svg Galicia)Iberia
Irmandinhos     A Estrada Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Galicia.svg Galicia)Iberia irmandinhos.com
Dorna GAA Illa de Arousa Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Galicia.svg Galicia)Iberia
Herdeiros de Dhais Lalin Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Galicia.svg Galicia)Iberia
Madrid Harps    Madrid Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of the Community of Madrid.svg Madrid)Iberia madridgaa.com
Madrid Youths (only youths)   Madrid Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of the Community of Madrid.svg Madrid)Iberia
Costa Gaels     Marbella Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Andalusia.svg Andalusia)Iberia costagaels.com
Mecos Fútbol Gaélico    O Grove Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Galicia.svg Galicia)Iberia
Auriense Gaelic Football Ourense Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Galicia.svg Galicia)Iberia
Compostela FG    Santiago de Compostela Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Galicia.svg Galicia)Iberia compostelafg.wix.com
Estrela Vermelha    Santiago de Compostela Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Galicia.svg Galicia)Iberia Facebook page
Éire Óg Sevilla    Sevilla Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Andalusia.svg Andalusia)Iberia sevillegaa.com
Sitges Eagles Sitges Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Catalonia.svg Catalonia)Iberia
Celtic Tres Cantos Tres Cantos (Madrid)Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of the Community of Madrid.svg Madrid)Iberia
Sant Vicent GAA    Valencia Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of the Land of Valencia (official).svg Valencia)Iberia valenciagaa.com
Keltoi Vigo Vigo Flag of Spain.svg  Spain ( Flag of Galicia.svg Galicia)Iberia
Slovak Shamrocks    Bratislava Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia Central-East Facebook page
Gothenburg GAA    Gothenburg Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Nordic gothenburggaa
Malmö GAA    Malmö Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Nordic Facebook page
Stockholm Gaels    Stockholm Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Nordic stockholmgaels.com
Viking Gaels   Various Scandinavia Nordic
Basel Basel Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Central-East
Geneva Gaels     Geneva Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Central-East Facebook page
Zürich Inneoin    Zürich Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Central-East zurichgaa.ch

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Caragh GFC, Prosperous is a Gaelic football club in Prosperous, County Kildare, Republic of Ireland, winner of three county senior football championships and the only club to play in five successive county finals, club of the year 1978 and home club of Larry Stanley, All Ireland medalist in 1919, Olympic athlete in 1924, first winner of the All-Time All-Star award for Gaelic Football and a member of the Kildare team of the millennium. Two of Kildare’s winning All Ireland captains came from the club, Larry Stanley and Mick Buckley. Mick’s grandson Niall played on the 1998 Kildare All Ireland team. Another county senior football title was lost on objection over a player that was "on the run" during the Civil War. Caragh and Raheens share a parish and while the Raheens grounds are in Caragh village, the Caragh grounds are in Prosperous.

Castledermot GAA

Castledermot GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) club in Castledermot, County Kildare, Ireland, winner of three senior hurling championships, first winners of the intermediate football and senior camogie championships, Kildare Club of the year in 2004 and home club of All Ireland football finalist of 1935 Pat Byrne, who played for the club 1925-1942. Jimmy Curran was goalkeeper on the Kildare hurling team of the millennium.

The Canadian GAA is responsible for Gaelic games across Canada, overseeing approximately 20 clubs. It has the same status as one of the county boards of Ireland and is one of over thirty regional GAA executive boards throughout the world. The board is responsible for Gaelic football, hurling, camogie and ladies' Gaelic football teams in Canada. The GAA sends a Canadian team to the GAA World Championships.

The Montreal Shamrocks GAC is a sports club in Montreal, Canada, associated with the Gaelic Athletic Association in Ireland. They operate under the Canadian GAA board in the Eastern Canada division.

The following is an alphabetical list of terms and jargon used in relation to Gaelic games. See also list of Irish county nicknames

Erin go Bragh GAA

Erin go Bragh GAA are a Dublin-based Gaelic Athletic Association club based in Clonee, Littlepace/Castaheaney/Ongar district in Dublin 15. The club currently fields one team in junior football, one junior hurling team and one camogie team. They also have a boys and girls juvenile section fielding from Under 8-minor in football, hurling and camogie. There is also a club of the same name based in Warwickshire, England.

The Australasia County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), or Australasian GAA, or Gaelic Football & Hurling Association of Australasia is one of the county boards of the GAA outside Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games all across Australasia. It is also responsible for Australasian inter-state matches, primarily conducted in an annual weeklong tournament. The association is made up of the Australian state associations of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia, and the New Zealand associations of Wellington and Canterbury. A third New Zealand association - Auckland - is presently on hiatus from its membership of Australasia.

Wild Geese GAA

Wild Geese are a GAA club based in Oldtown, Fingal. They currently field a single junior football, two junior hurling and previously a ladies football team. At juvenile level they field at hurling only with teams at Under 9, 10, 12, 14 and 16. In Los Angeles there is a Gaelic football club who also go by the same name and at Lakenheath U.S. air force base there is a hurling club also called Wild Geese.

Gaelic Sports Club Luxembourg

Gaelic Sports Club Luxembourg is a GAA club in Luxembourg. The club caters for Gaelic football, hurling and camogie.

The Deutscher Bund Gälischer Sportarten is a union of German clubs, who play Hurling, Camogie, Gaelic Football, Gaelic Handball and Rounders. Currently, this union consists of 11 German Gaelic Athletic Association clubs. The Bund was founded in 2015. It organizes the German Gaelic football, hurling and camogie cups and is also responsible for the German national team selection for international cups.

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