Sports Nutrition Talk

Breaffy GAA’s Health and Wellbeing team would like to invite all our under 14 to under 18 boys and girls to a sports nutrition talk with expert sports nutritionist Marian McNamara.


The talk takes place in the Breaffy GAA Clubhouse


  • Tuesday, May 2nd at 8.30pm
  • The event is free of charge


Marian McNamara holds an Msc in Sports & Exercise Nutrition; a BA and MA in Education; a BA in Health Management and Contemporary Sports Coaching.


She recently qualified in the field of Sports & Exercise Nutrition and has been involved with football teams and coaching for the past 15 years. Her home club is Islandeady GAA/LGFA where she manages the minor and U16 girls’ teams.


During her studies Marian worked with Clare LGFA and based her thesis research project on their senior ladies team for a period of three months. She has also worked with Swinford ladies and more recently with the Mayo LGFA U14 squad.


Marian is deeply passionate about improving access to nutritional education and support for women in sport.


She is currently in the process of setting up FITrition, a sports and exercise nutrition clinic based in Islandeady/Castlebar.


RUNARY – To help build up the kid’s fitness there will be a weekly session until the end of February. This is for all boys born 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. The sessions will take place *every Saturday from Breaffy GAA grounds starting this Saturday from 3pm to 4pm*.

The aim of the sessions is to help the boys maintain and improve their fitness and agility levels. This will enhance their ability to enjoy and participate fully in the Gaelic training and matches when they return. We want as many boys to participate but in particular the boys who are not playing any sports over the winter.

Breaffy GAA Club has signed up for the MyLife/GAA Healthy Clubs Every Step Counts Challenge 2023

From 11th January – 15th February 2023 we’re asking members of our club and community to help us hit the national 4,000km target (that’s roughly the distance around Ireland!) and be entered into an O’Neills Prize Draw. There are 3x O’Neills vouchers up for grabs in each province – €2,500, €1,500 & €1,000.

How to get involved

1. Download the MyLife app from your app store
2. Tap Social to join your province and your local club team
3. Get stepping!

IT'S BACK ... Get out walking with us - every Wednesday in Ballyheane GAA Pitch and every Thursday in Breaffy GAA pitch from 7pm - For 8 weeks and everyone is welcome.

Ireland Lights Up

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Breaffy GAA Club Gear

Get all the latest Breaffy GAA Club gear online now.
The gear is available at McKeever and can be found HERE.

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Club 500 – Breaffy GAA Development Draw

The Development draw has now concluded. We have given away over €14,000 and all the money made will be going towards club developments such as a scoreboard in Ballyheane and a secure gym in Breaffy.

Breaffy GAA are pleased to announce the launch of the Club Breaffy Development Draw which will have a minimum monthly prize of €1,000.
Since 1953 Breaffy GAA has been at the heart of sporting life in the area. The club has ambitious new development plans which include a new gym, floodlights and upgrading the clubhouse with other exciting initiatives to follow. This investment will ensure that our teams of all age groups continue to have access to top class coaching and facilities.
The first draw will be on Friday August 27th and will see two lucky winners each receive a €1,000 prize.
All funds raised by the draw will be used exclusively for new developments and investments (separate to existing day to day expenses).
You can join by using the link below or talking directly to any of the Club Executive.
There are 3 options for you to support the club (1) Annual entry €100 – 12 monthly draws (2) Direct debit options – €10 per month for 12 monthly draws or (3) Single entry €10 – entry for 1 draw.

Clubhouse Clear Out

Breaffy GAA would like to say a big “Thank You” to everyone that came out to help with the clear out in our Clubhouse today.  A Successful and hard day’s work was put in and the results speak for themselves (some before and after photos above).
Three generations of Breaffy footballers and members were on hand and the turnout was very much appreciated.
A great sense of community spirit and enthusiasm was evident.
A special word of thanks to Tom Heneghan for coordinating and to Caroline Callaghan, Linda Coghill and Susan Heneghan for feeding the troops.
“Coming together is a beginning.  Keeping together is progress.  Working together is success.” Henry Ford

Breaffy GAA Club appoints Team Management -20th January 2022

Breaffy GAA Club is pleased to announce the appointment of a management team for the senior football squad for a period of three years. The team consists of Konrad Coghill, Cliff Sheridan, Eugene Caulfield, Gerry Jennings and Barry Jordan. The Club wishes all managers and players every enjoyment and much success for the years ahead.

Breaffy GAA Club Lights Up in partnership with Operation Transformation

Breaffy GAA Club has once again registered for ‘Ireland Lights Up’ and is encouraging the communities of Breaffy and Ballyheane to get out and get active with us on Tuesday and Wednesday  nights from 7-9pm. The club’s two pitches will be lit up as part of the GAA’s popular walking initiative in partnership with RTE’s Operation Transformation and Get Ireland Walking.
From Wednesday January 12 until March 2 Breaffy pitch will be flood lit on Wednesday nights from 7-9pm while it will be Ballyheane’s turn on Tuesday nights at the same time.
Breaffy GAA Club has also signed up for the Irish Life GAA Health Clubs Steps Challenge via the MyLIfe App.
The MyLife Every Step Counts Challenge is encouraging clubs and their members to collectively walk 4,000 kilometres which is approximately the distance around Ireland. The challenge will commence on January 12 and run for five weeks until midnight on February 16. The challenge will be split across the four provinces with each club that reaches the target included in a prize draw.
To participate simply download the MyLife app and sign up for the challenge under the social link on the app.
Get your walking shoes on and come and join us in Breaffy and Ballyheane on Tuesday and Wednesday nights from January 12 to March 2 in partnership with Operation Transformation and Get Ireland Walking.

Breaffy GAA Launch 5 Year Strategic Plan

Breaffy GAA Club Chairman Gerry Bourke, The Chairman of the 5 Year Strategic Development plan Seamus Tuohy along with Breaffy Club Secretary Celia Rattigan, Club Treasurer Michael Callaghan & committee member Pat Gallagher, today, ( Sunday ) launched the Breaffy GAA Club 5 Year Strategic Development Plan 2022 – 2026.
Speaking at the launch today, Breaffy Clubman & Chairman of the 5 Year Strategic Development Plan group Seamus Tuohy said;
I am delighted to be here today to launch our exciting 5 Year Strategic Development Plan for Breaffy GAA Club. This plan is a culmination of months of research & is one of the most exciting and progressive events in the club’s history.  The core purpose of the plan is to increase participation & to enhance the lives of its members, supporters and the wider community.
It will build on the club’s strengths and deal with potential challenges in a positive manner.
Seamus stated; This plan is being launched against the backdrop of a global pandemic. It is important that we acknowledge the impact Covid 19 has had on clubs all over the county, however it is equally important for clubs to adapt to this situation and work to overcome the challenges it brings.
Breaffy GAA Club Chairman Gerry Bourke said:
It is with great pride that we introduce this comprehensive plan to Breaffy GAA members and the wider community.
The objectives of the plan are to provide a comprehensive roadmap of activities, football and social facilities within a safe and welcoming environment for all ages to partake and enjoy.
What is particularly impressive is that while we have been living through this pandemic the committee under the leadership of Seamus Tuohy had the determination & perseverance to complete this brilliant document.
Breaffy GAA Executive joined with Seamus in thanking the following people for their enormous contribution to the plan.
Club Structure                   Celia Rattigan & Thomas Connaughton
Coaching                           Padraic Costello
Communications/PR          Colm Gannon
Development & Facilities    Albert Dravins & Brian Ruane
Finance                             Pat Gallagher & Martin Clarke
Ita Rumley liaised with the ladies Club in all 5 areas of the plan.
Seamus added;
Breaffy GAA has been playing its own important and central role in Breaffy since its formation in 1953, creating numerous memories and placing itself at the heart of the community.
This document adds to this, it brings with it a sense of goodwill, renewed optimism as well as continuing to build on community solidarity.
I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate everyone involved in bringing this plan to actualisation.