On Saturday, September 24th the Cologne Celtics will host the 2022 editions of the German Hurling and Camogie Cups. The tournament will take place at Bezirkssportanlage, Chorweiler from 11am until c. 5pm. We expect a day of fierce battles on the pitch and fun off of it.
On June 11th 2022, the Cologne Celtics hulers faced off against Setanta Berlin, Darmstadt, Vienna Gaels and Hamburg GAA while our camoige team faced the hosts in the Darmstadt Tournament. It proved to be a wonderful day for the teams from the Rheinland!
Santiago Modernell is our first Uruguayan hurler/Gaelic footballer. We discuss how he came to live in Cologne, his time in Dublin and his dream of opening his own coffee shop. ¡Esta entrevista también está en español!
On May 7th 2022, players from the Cologne Celtics and Düsseldorf GFC combined to take on teams from the Benelux region in the Den Haag tournament. We competed in both camogie and hurling. Read about how we got on here.
It is time to meet another Celt, this time: Johannes Heyen. Johannes is one our most dedicated members – a regular at training and has played his part in Munich, our home tournament and, of course, the German Hurling Cup success. His interview is in both English and German.
Relive the German Camogie and Hurling Cups 2021 – the Chris Hennessy and Sebastian Rießbeck Cups – held on March 12 2022 in Düsseldorf. A fantastic day for our club, as both our teams came back to Cologne victorious.
2021 was a big year for the Cologne Celtics. Tournaments, matches, training, social events, charity fundraising, new sponsors – we packed a lot into 12 months. Read about it here!
We can announce that O’Reilly’s is the new sponsor of our ladies. To show you our new ladies outfits our members Lea and Kat took part in a promotional photo shoot.
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 first hurling and camogie tournaments in Cologne! On October 2nd 2021, we were delighted to host Darmstadt and Stuttgart in hurling, and Darmstadt, Munich, Vienna and Stuttgart in camogie.
Meet Otso Tolonen, our Finnish dual star. A veteran Gaelic footballer from his time in Finland, Otso has taken up hurling in the last two years and has established himself as one of our key players.
Munich Hurling Tournament: 04/09/2021. Our hurlers played against Munich, Darmstadt and Vienna while our Camógs faced up with Vienna against Munich/Darmstadt in a great day of hurling and camogie action. Kölle abú!/Up the Rhineland! ➔ Read more
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.
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.
From being told „you’re going to be in a wheelchair by the time you’re 30” and dealing with arthritis to win the Camogie All Star Award, Niamh Rockett is one of a kind. The captain of the Waterford Senior Camogie Team talked to us about motivation, teamwork – and chicken dinner videos.