An­nual award de­tails for schools an­nounced


AN­NUAL Awards In­for­ma­tion - Schools that pro­mote Gaelic games in their schools are asked to sub­mit en­tries to this sec­tion.

Your work should show how you pro­mote and par­tic­i­pate in Gaelic games in your school. The work can be pre­sented through ar­ti­cles /photographs and chil­dren’s work.

There are two Cat­e­gories: Cat­e­gory 5 - School of the Year: Schools with a roll of 150 pupils or less; Cat­e­gory 6 - School of the Year: Schools with more than 150 pupils.

Prizes - Cat­e­gory 5 and 6 - First Placed Schools: Will be in­vited to Croke Park for a day where their award will be pre­sented; Sta­dium and Mu­seum Tour for 30 pupils per school (Cost €6 per child to be paid by Cu­mann na mBun­scol); €500 to each school to­wards bus trans­port; Lunch for 30 pupils and three staff – (Cost €7 per child ap­prox. - and met by Cu­mann na mBun­scol).

Clos­ing Date for all en­tries: De­cem­ber 31.

Merit Award - For In­di­vid­ual Schools. Level 2 Roll Out - This Merit Award will, be con­tin­ued with the co-op­er­a­tion of County Com­mit­tees, to be rolled out at AGMs in each county in 2014 - 2015.

Qual­i­fy­ing cri­te­ria will be fol­lows: Par­tic­i­pa­tion in four of the fol­low­ing - Boys/girls foot­ball, Mini 7’s, Camogie/hurl­ing, Re­spect Ini­tia­tive, Cre­ate a school-club link, have an Al­lianz Cu­mann na mBun­scol no­tice board, show ev­i­dence of us­ing the coach­ing ma­te­ri­als.

Pat Trainor Hall of Fame - Cat­e­gory 1 - Pat Trainor Hall of Fame Award: This award was in­sti­gated to re­mem­ber a friend and col­league Pat Trainor. The ob­ject of the award is to hon­our a fel­low teacher who has given years of ser­vice to Gaelic Games pro­mo­tion. The win­ning nom­i­nee will re­ceive two All-Ire­land tick­ets for year 2015.

Pub­lic Re­la­tions - Cat­e­gory 2 - Pub­lic Re­la­tions: Coistí are asked to sub­mit their PR work for the cur­rent year in this cat­e­gory. The folder could con­tain news­pa­per ar­ti­cles, mag­a­zine ar­ti­cles, fix­tures book­let, an­nual pub­li­ca­tions pro-

mot­ing ac­tiv­i­ties of Al­lianz Cu­mann na mBun­scol.

Web­sites could also be in­cluded but can­not re­place news­pa­per ar­ti­cles. Re­gard­ing pre­sen­ta­tion all en­tries should con­sist of a book (scrap­book, pre­sen­ta­tion folder, ring bin­der etc.) in which re­ports, photographs etc. are pasted into the pages. Loose clip­pings are not ac­cept­able.

An­nual Pub­li­ca­tion - Cat­e­gory 3 - An­nual Pub­li­ca­tion: Sim­ply sub­mit your An­nual Pub­li­ca­tion for in­clu­sion in this award.

Pro­mo­tion of Gaelic Games

and Cul­ture - Cat­e­gory 4 - Com­mit­tees/schools are asked to show their in­no­va­tive work in pro­mot­ing Gaelic games and cul­ture.

This can tar­get a sin­gle area or a num­ber of ar­eas in­volv­ing pro­mo­tion of Gaelic Games and Cul­ture in­clud­ing foot­ball, hurl­ing, camogie, hand­ball, rounders, Re­spect Ini­tia­tive, Go Games, Ta­ble Quiz etc. Sub­mis­sion will con­sist of: doc­u­ment out­lin­ing pro­mo­tion work (1 – 2 A4 Pages - 500 words ap­prox­i­mately); Pho­to­graphic ev­i­dence on CD or mem­ory stick.

Clos­ing Date: De­cem­ber 31.

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