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Tailteann Nua Ladies Gaelic Football Tournament

Intermediate All Ireland Club Championship Winners Parnells Ladies Football Club are going to be joining us on campus from August 2 – 5, 2013. The Parnells added an all Ireland trophy to their list of achievements in 2012 when they beat the Munster Champions, Cahir of Tipperary. Women’s teams from the UK and worldwide are invited to join in a ’round robin’ tournament over the weekend of the Festival to compete for the inaugural competition of the Tailteann Nua Cup.

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The Tailteann Nua Cup goes in search of teams… Representatives from the University of Limerick travelled to an International Tournament held at the Emerald GAA Grounds, London last week, to show their support for the Limerick Exiles, who were sponsoring the tournament.  They also took the opportunity to promote the Tailteann Nua Cup tournament, which is taking place at the University on the August Bank holiday weekend. Teams are invited from Ireland, Britain and Europe to play in this inaugural 9-aside competition, which is to be held on the 3rd & 4th August as part of the Tailteann Nua Festival. With world class sports facilities and superb accommodation, the University is the ideal venue to host such an event.

A full programme of activity is being provided for the weekend, so teams
are guaranteed great entertainment with lots of craic!

Group Picture

Back row – John Giltenan & Con Dee (Limerick Exiles) Front row – Pat Quill (LGFA President), Shelmalier’s Captain, London Rose Grace Kenny, Linda Stevens (University of Limerick), Scotland Rose Ciara O’Driscoll, Kilmacud Crokes Captain and Mary Corry.

Picture used with permission of Lucia Butler, PRO, London Youth Board

For full details on the Ladies Gaelic Football Tournament, click here.

To visit the Ladies Gaelic Football website, click here

Self Catering Rate for members of Ladies Gaelic Football Tournament: €25.00 per person per night.


Over the Festival weekends there is an opportunity for golfers to join in a Tailteann Nua friendly tournament in the nearby Castletroy Gold Club. Golf can also be arranged in some of the local premier golf courses on request, e.g. Adare and Dromoland. For further information please e-mail