THE Chieftain’s Gaelic Games was launched last Friday, March 16, at Celtic Park.
The Games have been organised in memory of Martin McGuinness as part of a series of events marking his one year anniversary.
“He was a frequent visitor to Celtic Park to cheer on the county team and it is fitting that the blitz will be held at Celtic Park.”Around 200 children are expected to take part in the Gaelic games blitz with Under 10 and Under 12 teams from Sean Dolans, Doire Trasna, Doire Colmcille, Steelstown, Ardmore, Culmore, Slaughtmanus, Glack all taking part.
The first games due to start at 11 am this Saturday, March 24 and run to around 3.00 pm.
In conclusion Brian O’Donnell added: “I would like to thank all the teams for participating in the blitz.
!I would like to encourage clubs, parents and GAA supporters to come along in their club colours – show support to all the children taking part and pay tribute to a great Gael Martin McGuinness.”