Our players are frequently asked about the nature of the sports we play. So in this article, we asked our German players to describe the Gaelic sports in their own words.
Meet the Celtics: Seán Fuchs
Meet our international handball player – Seán Fuchs. He’s half-Irish, half-German and 110% a County Monaghan man. We caught up before the Ulster Final clash to discuss his experiences with the Celtics, Gaelic football, handball, his studies and more.
GAA history: The Story of the 1982 All Ireland Final
“The Goal”, The Battle for “Five-in-a-Row” and Defeating the Invincibles: Find out more about one of the most famous matches in GAA history – including the Goal which made Séamus Darby’s name ring down through history.
July 3. 2021 Challenge Match: Cologne Celtics vs. Darmstadt GAA
What a day! This was a great day for hurling in Cologne. After a highly disrupted 18 months, the Celts were back on the hurling pitch for a feast of action with our friends and rivals at Darmstadt GAA.
The Cologne Celtics take part in the Virtual Cork City Marathon
For this year’s Virtual Cork City Marathon, Sanctuary Runners has sought support and solidarity from Cork’s partner cities (including Cologne) around the world, and they have answered.
#Runninghome: How a run in France led to 15.000€ for charities in Ireland
From its humble beginnings on a run in rural France, RunningHome.ie now has over 800 runners around the world and has raised €15,000 for charities in Ireland. Guest writer and founder Aisling Demaison would like to share her story of #runninghome with you.
Meet the Celtics: Healthy Club Officer Tom Lacey
In our interview series we take the time to get to know our players and members. In this interview, Tom Lacey talks about his journey to Germany, how he became Healthy Club Officer and his own personal experiences with mental health issues.
When Jan discovered Hurling: A Cologne Celtics Love Story
„Since then I was absolutely addicted to Ireland and Irish sport.“ Read here how Jan discovered hurling for himself – and became a member of the Cologne Celtics in these difficult times we are all going through together.
Corona Discoveries: The Joy of Jogging
It has been a year unlike any before for most of us. One year of a pandemic that changed the life of so many. The Celts decided to get involved with Darmstadt GAA’s initiative #NoLazyHurl. That was the start of discovering the joy of running for a lot of us. So let me take you through a retrospective of the past twelve months.
Cork – a Partner City of Cologne
For Oisín O’Mahony, Cork is the true capital of Ireland (although some team mates might see it differently). Here he talks about his hometown with its many pubs, about sporting successes – and there’s a bit of slang in it too.
Meet the Celtics: Vangelis Bita
In our interview series we take the time to get to know our players and members and get a little insight into their lives. This time: Vangelis Bita.
The Curse of ’51: Mayo Football and the All-Ireland Championship
A preview of the All-Ireland Senior Football Final 2020 between Dublin and Mayo. Mayo are looking for their first All-Ireland title since 1951 and according to modern myth their lack of success is linked to a curse placed on them after that All-Ireland victory.
Meet the Celtics: Gareth Houston
In our interview series we take the time to get to know our players and members. Meet Gareth from Antrim, committee member and Cultural Officer of the club.