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Setanta Sports Documentary featuring Durham GFC!

This weekend marks a very important occasion for Durham GFC. Setanta sports are coming over to find out about peoples emigration stories from Ireland to Canada since the 1950's. Read what it is all about. They want to see how the GAA has influenced and helped people since making the big move. They have already been to Auckland, Christchurch, Dubai and London and now Toronto is their 5th and final stop for the documentary.

They are going to speak with individuals and families who have lived in Toronto since the 1950s until the present day between Thursday and Saturday. On Sunday the TV crew will come out to a training session in Roland Michener park Ajax. We will be at the pitch from 2pm-3pm. We would like to invite you to come along and join in the fun, whether to play or watch or make it a family day out. After the short training session we will go to Fionn McCools in Ajax for a bit of a social, from around 3.30pm onwards. The Durham Irish also have a jam session on the day.

We would love to see you there on Sunday for some or all of it.

If you have any further questions please let contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The 23rd Annual Mass of Memory Sunday Oct 27that St. Paul's Basilica

The 23rd annual Mass of Memory will be held this year on Sunday, October 27th at St. Paul's Basilica in Toronto at 3:00pm.

The GAA will be doing the Guard of Honour at the Mass, so we are asking our club members to support the Mass and be available to participate in the guard of honour.  We will have hurling sticks available at the church.

All participants should be at the church no later than 2:40pm so that they can organize the guard of honour.

Also - a reminder that a special tribute to Mickey Hamill will be done during Mass.  Mickey was an avid GAA man and was also involved in the organization of the annual Mass of Memory. The Hamill family will be at the Mass on Sunday and we encourage all our members to attend and support them.

Annual General Meeting 2013

Please note that the Club AGM is set for Sunday, October 20 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm at 167 Church Street in Toronto.

Positions up for nomination are as follows:

President
Secretary
Treasurer
Registrar
P.R.O.
Committee Member at Large/Men's Team Rep
Committee Member at Large/Ladies Team Rep

Kindly submit nominations by Sunday, November 13. Please provide confirmation of attendance in advance. For further information, please respond by email.

Indoor Gaelic Football Tournament

The Toronto GAA are once again hosting the 2nd annual November indoor tournament. The tournament will take place on Saturday, November 9th at the Monarch Park indoor facility.  All players will need to arrive and register at 11:00am. The format will be Railway Cup, like last year and there will be a men's and ladies division.
 
Next Steps: - Due Wednesday, October 9th!!!
 
All clubs need to send me their list of interested players along with their county/location of birth.
 
Also - anyone interested in coaching and refereeing - please forward names. Once we get the list of players, we will put the schedule together and send out to all clubs. This was a great success last year and we hope to have great competition again this year.
 
Can the men from Connaght and the ladies from Canada repeat ?????

Toronto GAA Schedule 2013

Download full schedule for 2013.

Ladies Gaelic Football Indoor League

Ladies Gaelic Football Toronto

Anyone interested in playing a bit of football and socializing during the winter? The Ladies subcommittee of the Toronto GAA has created an 8 week indoor 7's league. All the details are in the flyer and the registration form is below. All skill levels and experience are welcome.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dDRHZnFrRzZETUthakpRTHB1ZmJmVGc6MQ#gid=0

Durham GFC Night @ The Races

To start off 2013 season Durham GFC will be holding a Race Night on Friday March 1st at The Knights of Columbus Hall (133 Brock St. N, Whitby) at 8pm. Just some of the events planned for the night include prizes for the best dressed man and woman, an auction race where you will get a chance to bid and buy your favourite horse, as well as a band.

More details to follow but for now giddy-up and go put the date in your diaries.Night at the Races

Upcoming Schedule of Events

Friday, March 1st - Durham GFC Night @ The Races. We're doing it Galway Races style, so get on your gladrags! Bid on a horse, best dressed competition, great prizes and much more!! 8pm @ The Knights of Columbus Hall (133 Brock St. N)

Saturday, March 9th - Indoor 7-a-side tournament at Monarch Park Stadium in Toronto.  The November tournament was a massive success with 22 of our men's and ladies players participating. We expect this Club format tournament to be a great kick-off to the St. Patrick's Day celebrations in the city!!
 
Friday, March 15th - Grand Marshall's Ball - Honouring Brian Farmer who is the 2013 Grand Marshall of the St. Patrick's Day Parade!  We will be communicating further details over the coming weeks. Tickets are selling out fast so please contact Rebekah if you are interested.
 
Sunday, March 17th - St. Patrick's Day Parade!!!  We'll be looking for great participation from the Toronto GAA community and loads of representation from Durham!! We NEED YOU!!!!
 
Saturday, April 27th - Toronto GAA social night...details to follow.

Saturday, May 4th - Durham GFC Annual Awards Night!
 
Sunday, May 12th - Expected opening day @ Centennial Park
 
May 18th/19th - Victoria Day long weekend - Montreal annual 9-a-side football tournament

Sunday, June 2nd - La na gClub - Join us at Centennial Park as we celebrate the "History of the Toronto GAA"! Loads of Family centered events and games including Rounders, Irish Market wilth local vendors, Memorabilia display, Legends game . A great way to connect with your Irish culture!
 
Tuesday, July 9th - 2nd Annual Toronto GAA Golf Tournament!!

Saturday, November 9th - Toronto GAA Indoor 7-aside tournament
 

Play Gaelic Football in Toronto

If you're planning on coming to Toronto and would like to play football we'd love to have you join our club. Feel free to surf around the site and learn more about us, or just give us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we'll get back to you right away.

Kids Christmas Party - Thank You For Joining Us!!!

Thank you to all of those who joined us yesterday afternoon, and to those who helped to make the day such a great success!

We are happy to provide this event completely FREE of cost to all those connected with our Club, Players, past Members and Sponsors alike. To see the delight that this brings to the children makes it all worthwhile!

Read more: Kids Christmas Party - Thank You For Joining Us!!!

Christmas is for KIDS...but this party is for EVERYONE!!!

Our Annual Kids Christmas Party is happening on Sunday, December 16 @ The Thornton Arms Pub & Grill located at 575 Thornton Road S. in Oshawa from 2-5pm.

To keep the little ones entertained, our Durham Elves have some great FESTIVE activities planned for the afternoon.

Read more: Christmas is for KIDS...but this party is for EVERYONE!!!

Grand Marshall of Toronto's 2013 St. Patrick's Day Parade

We are so proud to announce that our own Brian Farmer has been selected as the Grand Marshall for the 2013 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Toronto!! Congratulations to Brian and his family on this honour! The Durham Blue and White will be out to support!!



Updates & Upcoming Events

UNITED IRELAND CUP - INDOOR 7's TOURNAMENT: On November 10, twenty of our players, both ladies and men competed in this first annual event hosted by the Toronto GAA, in conjunction with Friends of Sein Fein. We also had Brian Farmer and Elaine Mealiffe each managing an Irish provincial side.

Read more: Updates & Upcoming Events

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