An invitation has been issued by the GAA to teachers and coaches involved with Cumann na mBunscol to attend an upcoming Concussion Symposiom in Croke Park on October 8th, 2016.

Details of the Symposiom and may be found by clicking here and attendance form can be found here: bon secours concussion

Below is a copy of correspondence from the GAA

A chara,

The GAA’s Medical, Scientific and Welfare Committee would like to invite the members of Cumann na mBunscoil and all those involved in Primary Schools GAA to attend the upcoming Concussion Symposium which will take place in Croke Park on Saturday October 8th.

Below is an invite to the afternoon session. There is no admission charge, however please note spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

For further information please do not hesitate to contact me or Investnet directly at the below contact details.

For the GAA’s current Concussion Management Guidelines and further educational resources including the association’s E-Learning course and dressing room poster please visit

Is mise le meas,

Gearóid [Devitt]


On behalf of Bons Secours and UPMC, we would like to Invite you to the Afternoon Session, to confirm your attendance please click here 

Bon Secours Health System and UPMC, the leader in Concussion worldwide, have come together with the GAA to present Ireland’s first Concussion Symposium which will take place at Croke Park on October 8, 2016.

Or click here to view the website

Leading Concussion experts from UPMC in the United States, Bon Secours Health System in Ireland and sporting figures from the GAA will join together for a ground breaking symposium which will share nationally for the first time the best practices, protocols and treatment of concussion today.
Speakers will include:

  • Dr. Pat O’ Neill, Former Gaelic Footballer all Ireland winning player and manager and Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, Consultant, Mater Private and Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital
  • Aogán Ó Fearghaíl, Uachtarán Cumann Lúthchleas Gael, President of the Gaelic Athletic Association
  • Dr. Micky Collins, Executive Director- UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program
  • Dr. Kevin Moran, Consultant Surgeon in Letterkenny University Hospital and Donegal GAA Team Doctor

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