Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta An Rinn
31 May 2013 - 03 June 2013
The annual Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta football tournament will take place in the Gaeltacht area of An Rinn/An Sean Phobal in Co. Waterford over the June Bank Holiday weekend. Reachtáilfear Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta na bliana seo i nGaeltacht na nDéise, Co. Phort Láirge ón 31 Bealtaine – 3 Meitheamh 2013. Craolfar formhór na gcluichí thar an deireadh seachtaine ar RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, agus beidh na cluichí ceannais ar an Luan Saoire Bainc á craoladh beo ar TG4 chomh maith agus ar-líne ar chraoladh gréasáin ar fud an domhain. Football teams from counties Donegal, Mayo, Galway, Kerry, Cork, Meath and Waterford will contest both senior and junior football trophies over the weekend. Up to 10,000 people are expected to congregate in West Waterford for this year's festival weekend, which will include a range of ancillary events and activities for all. Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta is an annual Gaelic football competition contested by clubs from the Irish language-speaking Gaeltacht areas of Ireland. Clubs compete on a county-basis at first, in order to qualify for the tournament that is hosted by a different club from the Gaeltacht each year. The inaugural competition was held in Gaoth Dóbhair, Co. Donegal in 1969, with the local club being crowned champions. Irish language radio station, RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta will provide extensive radio coverage of the national finals all weekend and TG4 will provide live television coverage of the finals on the Bank Holiday Monday, 3 June and these will also be webcast worldwide.
Telephone:+353 (0)58 46 499
Address: An Rinn, Gaeltacht na nDéise, Co Waterford