Na Piarsaigh Óga Academy
Na Piarsaigh Óga Academy - developing football skills and techniques for boys and girls aged 10-14.
Commencing Thursday 3rd November 6-7pm for 6 weeks at Cathedral Road Complex.
Fun 5’s for U-8 boys and girls each Thursday beginning 3rd November 7.15-8.15pm in CBS gym.
Super 6’s for U-6 boys and girls each Wednesday beginning 2nd November 6-7pm in Mt. St. Catherines gym for 6 weeks.
Na Piarsaigh Óga Academy, Fun 5’s and Super 6’s will offer boys and girls the opportunity to enjoy Gaelic football in a safe, fun and welcoming environment at a cost of £1 per session. The Academies aim to provide high class tuition from a pool of qualified and experienced coaching staff, developing the children’s football skills whilst enhancing their passion for our national game. Focusing on developing individual skills and techniques, emphasis will also be given to building teamwork and FUN.
Our Nursery & U-6 children were presented with medals & certificates by Armagh`s Joe McElroy in Pearse social club to reward them for all their hard work during the season past. Many thanks to all parents for their support through-out the year & we wish all the children moving up to U-8 all the best. Many thanks U-6 management!
Our U-12 girls were presented with medals by Ladies Senior players Eimear Brady & Aíne Devlin to celebrate the end of the season, followed by a disco in the social club last night.Well done to all the girls for their hard work this year & many thanks to all the parents for their support.
Well done to all our young U-10 gaels & many thanks to Ruairi Kelly, our junior team captain for presenting the awards tonight. A special thanks to all the parents for their support this year & to every one who has helped out in any way.
Well done to all our young U-8 gaels & many thanks to our Junior players Paul & Malachy & Senior player Marc for the presentations on the night. Thanks to all the parents for their support through-out the year & to Eddie & Sinead from Rumours for their continued sponsorship.
Well done to our 25 young U-8 Pearse Óg members who took part in the Éire Ógs Phelim Brewster Mini Blitz on Sunday 17th September 2016. Our two teams played some brilliant football against hosts Éire Óg, St Pauls & Tir Na nÓg with great skill on display to secure both teams a place in the finals against Tír Na nÓg. After a hard battle our Green Team lost out in a tight final by the narrowest of margins. Our Gold Team were brilliant in their Final and went on to lift the Éire Óg GAC CUP. Well done to both our teams, many thanks to all the parents for their continued support & to Éire Óg for a great mornings football.
Pearse Óg Annual Primary Schools Tournament.
Friday 16th September seen our Club hold The Annual Pearse Óg Primary Schools Tournament. Five of the local schools took part - C.B.S. St.Patrick's, Our Lady's, Tullysaran, St. Jarlath's, An Port Mór & Mount St. Catherine's. Twelve teams in total, competing for a Cup & a shield for the boys & Cup for the girls. All the teams showed Fantastic skill through-out the morning & every child got to show off their own skills & abilities. Christian Brothers Primary School came out winners of the Boys Cup, St Patrick`s Primary School won the Shield & Christian Brothers Girls team were winners of the girls Cup. Many thanks to all the schools that competed on the day.
Education Classes – Level 1 Fashion Skills Class – Dressmaking. Enrolment & information session Thursday 8th September 6.30pm, classes will run on Thursday’s 6.30pm-9.45pm in social club.
Pearse Óg Sportiv Fundraising Cycle 2016!!
Preparations for this year`s major fundraiser are well under way with our teams & leaders out on spins 2-3 times a week. With coaches from all age groups taking part, we would encourage all parents, friends & members to support the Club to make the Cycle a success. We also have players from our Senior & Ladies teams taking part.
There are two routes to choose from, the smaller route of 50k ideal for any novice, takes in the beautiful country side villages of Charlemont, Blackwatertown, Caledon, Tynan, Middletown before finishing at Pearse Óg park, Ballycrummy. Then for all the pro`s out there they will continue on the100k route to Killylea, Caledon, Glaslough, Middletown, & back to Pearse Óg park were refreshments will be served.
Cycling clubs are welcome to come along on the day & take part, registration fee is £15 per person and every one will receive a goody bag at the finish. Both routes 50k/100k will be fully marshalled. Water stations will be available along each route. Monies raised at the cycle will go to help the running of the club & we will also be making a donation to Marie Curie Cancer Charity. Please give generously to these two worthy causes
Roll on 7th August!
Our cyclists have have been working hard over the last few weeks in preparation for Sportiv on Sunday 7th August. Well done to them, now it's your turn, Can you spare a few hours? we need volunteers for water stations, stewards along the routes and helping out at Pearse Óg park, if you can, contact Gerard 07718104662.
You can now follow Pearse Óg Armagh on twitter @Piarsaighog
Pearse Óg social club will be open from 6.30pm Wednesday 13th January, so if your heading to Dr. McKenna Cup match Armagh V Ulster University why not call for a bit of pre or even post game banter.
Every Monday – Line dancing classes, come along and enjoy the craic 7.30pm in social club. Adm.£4.
Every Thursday – Yoga classes for both men and women 7.30pm in social club, please bring your own mat. £4 per class.
See below for our current club officers and committee:-
Uachtarán/President - John O'Kane
Cathaoirleach/Chairman - John Óg O'Kane
Leas Cathaoirleach/Vice-Chairman Jimmy McKee
Rúnaí/Secretary - Micheal Cassidy
Leas Rúnaí/Assistant Secretaries - Eamon Clarke, Paul Sanders.
Cisteoir/Treasurer - Gerard Davidson
Leas Cisteoir/Assistant Treasurer - Micheal Toner
Cláraitheoir/Registrar - BJ McCay
Oifigigh Na nÓg/Youth Officer - Tony Davidson
Oifigeach Caidreamh Poibli /P.R.O. - BJ McCay
Coiste/Committee - Gerald Barton snr, Patrick Duffy, Christine Mallon, Oisín Toner, Chris Rafferty, Adrian Clarke, Louis O'Neill, Felicity O'Hara, Conor Clarke, Gerald Barton jnr.
Faílte go Na Piarsaigh Óga, Ard Mhacha
Welcome to the official Club lotto website for Pearse Og GAC, Armagh. The club Lotto operates on a weekly basis and plays a huge part in the development of our club. The online Lotto allows members to participate, no matter where in the world they may be. We encourage all our members and club community, at home and abroad, to support Pearse Og. It also allows our local members to enter the draw from the comfort of their home on any computer or smartphone.