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Ahead of the first ever GAA World Games, participants South Africa Gaels had a special visitor. Global GAA continues to gather momentum, this time in Pretoria, South Africa. President Higgins on a visit to see the development of GAA in Pretoria and how it is making a difference to people’s lives....


Not long to go now! With a little over 6 weeks to go to the first ever GAA World Games, sponsored by Etihad, here’s a little taster of the schedule of events for the weekend. Don’t forget to mark your diaries – 5th, 6th & 7th March in Abu Dhabi. It’ll be a weekend that has never been seen before anywhere. Abu Dhabi will be the place...

The GAA World Games, sponsored by Etihad

Tuesday 16th December, 2014



A great achievement for global GAA and for Middle East GAA. The GAA World Games, sponsored by Etihad has been launched at Croke Park. The first time All World competition will be staged in Abu Dhabi in early March. Check out the link. http://www.gaa.ie/gaa-news-and-videos/daily-news/1/1212141443-first-ever-gaa-world-games-set-for-abu-dhabi/...


The Launch of the GAA World Games sponsored by Etihad in took place in Croke Park with Dublin hurler Danny Sutcliffe, Uachtarán CLG Liam O'Neill, Beatrice Cosgrove GM Etihad Ireland and pupils from Holy Tryinity Senior National School, Donaghmeade along with Chairman James Kennedy and Secretary Paddy Darcy both of Middle East GAA. See link...

Sperrin Metal visit the Abu Dhabi Gaelic Games

Wednesday 03rd December, 2014



Captain of the Arabian Celts Martin Scannell receiving the Mens Senior Cup at the Abu Dhabi Games over the weekend from Peter Gormley, of Sperrin Metal who are the main sponsors of this season's Sperrin Metal Middle East League. Middle East GAA Abú.


With just over two weeks to go to Round # 2 of the Sperrin Metal Middle East League, being hosted by one of the largest GAA clubs in the region Abu Dhabi Na Fianna, the Abu Dhabi GAA Games looks set to top the last trip out to the Emirate. There is a festival of events lined up for the weekend where the one and only Marty Morrissey will be in attendance at the...


Middle East GAA is happy to announce the launch of the Sperrin Metal Middle East League for the 2014/2015 season. The new season will kick off next week with some small ball action on the 23rd October as the first fixture of the Middle East Hurling League will get underway, with the season coming to a close in the last weekend of March with the Middle...

Nice write up in the Gaelic Sports World on the Middle East GAA Coaching Workshop in Abu Dhabi this weekend. Well Done to all the participants & thanks to the Tutors for travelling. http://www.joomag.com/magazine/gaelic-sports-world-issue-10-september-26-2014/0807946001411749348/p26?short#.VDWsgZabVwo.facebook...


This weekend we see competitive action take place in KL in Malaysia at the Fexco Asian Gaelic Games with up to 48 teams, mainly from Asian GAA clubs lining out this year. Dubai Celts sent their Mens A Team to compete in the Derek Brady Cup. Having reached the final last year before going down to Qatar GAA, they are looking to go one better this year and...


Not long now – only 3 weeks to go to the 1st Round of the Middle East League in Bahrain, everybody’s favourite tournament. The season will kick off with some small ball action on the 23rd October in Bahrain as the first fixture of the Middle East Hurling League will get underway, with the season coming to a close in the last weekend of March...


Foundation and Level 1 Award Courses. Contact Joe Melia Coaching Officer +973 3605 0254 Email: coachingofficer.middleeast@gaa.ie or your club county board representative. ​Over the two days in October, the Middle East County Board will be running two separate GAA coaching courses at the same venue, Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi....

Middle East GAA September Round Up

Friday 26th September, 2014



Gaelic Games steps up a gear all over the Gulf. Middle East GAA September Round Up. There's been plenty of GAA action going on in and around the Gulf in the past few weeks. In the build up to the first round of the Middle East League, being hosted by the Arabian Celts in Bahrain in October, training sessions are stepping up a gear and inter club...


Middle East GAA is proud to announce details of the upcoming coaching weekend in Abu Dhab​i on the 10th and 11th October 2014. ​Over the two days in October, the Middle East County Board will be running two separate GAA coaching courses at the same venue, Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi. This is a link to the location:...


Middle East GAA is happy to announce the confirmation of fixtures for the new season ahead. The new season will kick off with some small ball action on the 26th September as the first fixture of the Middle East Hurling League will get underway, with the season coming to a close in the last weekend of March with the Middle East Championship Finals in...


Middle East GAA AGM this Friday 13th June – Important Update Thank you to those who have confirmed their attendance at this coming Friday's Annual General Meeting of the Middle East County Board. Starting at 12:00 noon, please note that the venue has changed to the Mövenpick Hotel at Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel, Jebel Ali. Mövenpick...

Middle East GAA AGM

Sunday 08th June, 2014


Important Reminder – The Middle East County Board AGM is on THIS Friday 13th June at 1 pm in the Bonnington Hotel in Dubai. We would like to encourage as many people from all Clubs to attend the second AGM in the Co. Board’s history. This year we would like a representative from each Club to serve on the County Board to ensure totally...


The official Middle East GAA County jersey is now available to purchase for all Members of Middle East GAA. At a special introductory rate of 200 Dirhams it would make a great present for those back home or for those of you who like to collect your jerseys there are now a limited number available to purchase on a first come, first serve basis. We have both...

Player Profiles

Sunday 08th June, 2014


Check out our first ever player profile – on Mick Redmond, Captain of the victorious Co. Middle East Hurling team that did us so proud at the Aer Lingus Etihad International Hurling Festival earlier this season. This will be a regular feature here on our new website.

Dubai Celts in the News!

Saturday 07th June, 2014



Dubai Celts in the news - getting their profile out there in the media and spreading the GAA spirit. Sport 360 **CLUB OF THE WEEK** covers Dubai Celts for this weekend's featured story... #sport360 #celts

Mens Senior Championship FinalsThe Dubai Celts won this year’s Mens Senior Middle East League and went in as favorites for the Championship where they were looking to pull of the double. Abu Dhabi Na Fianna finished second in the League and were the defending Champions having won the Championship last year. The hosts of this year’s Championship...

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