The Coaching Team at the new state of the art Connacht Centre of Excellence (located in Bekan, mid-way between Knock & Ballyhaunis) are holding a Primary Schools’ GAA Festival Day on Thursday, June 20th. This Festival Day is open to all Mayo primary schools.

Please see details from Connacht GAA below:


Connacht Primary School G.A.A. Festival Day

As part of a pilot for this year we are inviting each County Cumann na mBunscol to bring 120/150 players to the Connacht Centre, Bekan, for a day’s activity.

Each group will be subdivided into 3 separate groups to take part in the 3 different activities.



Skills Session

Games Session


The day will commence at 10.30 with a video session in the Theatre.

All other activities will start at 11.00

Duration of each activity : 1Hr

The events will be organised by the games personnel.


To ensure smooth operation on the day each Cumann is required to submit the names and numbers of teams to the games manager by Thursday 13th June.

The games will be 10 a side.

All children must bring a packed lunch.


Cost: A nominal fee of 5 euro per player.


Contact Mayo Games Manager Billy McNicholas for inquiries or expressions of interest.