Lux GAA veteran John Haughney serving Irish Coffee at last years International Bazaar
There’s more to life in Luxembourg than top class Hurling and Football! There’s lots going on over the next few weeks here in Luxembourg.
We got the British and Irish Film Festival, the return of Pure Drops live in concert and of course, the Irish Stand at the International Bazaar.
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Posted by Dónal on September 28th, 2011
A team assembled from various Clubs across mainland Europe tookpart in the All-Ireland Junior 7’s in St. Jude’s of Templogue, very admirally reaching the final of the Shield before being beaten by Caherlistrane of Galway.
Read Dave Barrett’s review of the day here.
Posted by Dónal on September 22nd, 2011
Following in Lux GAA’s footsteps, September sees the publication of “A Parish Far From Home”, Philip O’Connor’s remarkable book which outlines the founding of the Stockholm Gaels GAA club and their first season together.
With a foreword by Irish broadcasting legend Michael O Muircheartaigh, copies can be ordered directly from the publishers’ website or any of the other links below.
For more information on the book and the author, please see the
‘A Parish Far From Home’ website and the Stockholm Gaels homepage
The book can also be bought from:
Play | Amazon | Foyles | WH SMith
Posted by Dónal on September 21st, 2011
Eoin Mac Domhnaill, Dónal Shivnan, Danny Harvey and Robbie Carthy take the reigns at last year's BBQ
Earlier in the year GCSL was lucky to have three time All Ireland medal winner Éamonn Fitzmaurice over for a coaching weekend.
He kindly donated an O’ Neill’s football signed by the Kerry panel
and in honour of old rivals Dublin and Kerry doing battle for Sam this Sunday, we will be hosting a raffle for the ball along with many spot prizes.
The raffle will take place in The Black Stuff after the big match (Kick off 4.30pm CET).
We will also be putting on a BBQ all day for the event. All procedds in aid of Gaelic Sports Club Luxembourg.
Fáilte riomh chách
Posted by Dónal on September 16th, 2011
||2011 / Vol. 3
The latest newsletter has been printed. Members should have received theirs in the post by now.
There are still hard copies available, please contact us if you wish to pick one up.
This edition features a review of the Camogie season along with a review of the Men’s football tournament in Frankfurt (Benelux round 4).
There are also some nice pictures of recent marriages and a birth within the club.
You can download a PDF copy of it here .
Also, our Newsletter page has PDF downloads of past copies.
Posted by Dónal on September 15th, 2011
The GSCL has 2 tickets to the All Ireland football final this Sunday week in Croke Park.
Those of you who are paid up members are entitled to apply for one ticket per membership.
If you are interested please contact Damien Higginsk by 17h00 on Monday September 13th.
The draw that will be made that evening.
Winners of the tickets can pay 80eur to the club and collect their ticket in Dublin on the morning of the game.
Posted by Dónal on September 8th, 2011