At the Cologne Celtics GAA Club, we are always looking for new players and members to join our team. In this piece, some of our female players describe their experience of playing camogie and Gaelic Football. This piece is in German and English.
In 2012, Galway and Kilkenny fought it out for the Liam McCarthy Cup. It was during the first weeks of my first year living abroad as an Erasmus student. This match put King Henry Shefflin up against Galway legend Joe Canning.
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.
“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.
„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.
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.
The last time Waterford won the All Ireland Senior Hurling final was 1959. 1959….. Senator Kennedy was preparing to announce his campaign for presidency, Elvis Presley was in the charts, and Some like it Hot starring Marilyn Monroe was in the cinemas.