What are the club contact details?

You can find the contact details of club officials on the Elected Officers and Committees page.

If you have a general query you may use the Contact Us Form.

Where can I find the contact details for the team mentors?

The names of the team mentors can be found on the relevant pages here. These details are updated on a regular basis.

If you need to contact a coach please use the contact us form and the relevant coach will be informed.

Where is the Clubhouse and Facilities?

The primary location for the club is in Knockdoemore. Handball and some training take place in Lakeview.
You will find more information here.

How can I join the club?

You can become a member of the club by filling in the registration form and paying the required membership fee.
More on membership and a link to the online form and payment system are here

Where can I get club policies and rules?

The clubs policies and rules are generally that of the GAA which you will find on GAA.ie. Specific club policies and guides are available on the policies page. You find those by clicking here.

These will be added to over time and updated when appropriate.

From what age can my child join the football club?

The under 6’s football (Boys and girls) are open from age 4 and up.

What age can my child join the handball club?

For handball generally, the lower age limit is 7 years old.

What are the GAA age rules?
  • Adult: Be over 16 years.
  • Under-21: Be Under 21 years and Over 16 years.
  • Minor (Under 18): Be Under 18 years and Over 14 years.
  • Under 16: Be Under 16 years and Over 12 years.
  • Under 14: Be Under 14 years and Over 10 years.
  • Under 12: Be Under 12 years and Over 9 years.
  • To be “Under” an age shall mean that the player shall celebrate the Upper Limit birthday (e.g. 21st. for Under 21 Grade) on the 1st. January of the Championship Year or on a later date.  To be “Over” an age shall mean that the player shall have celebrated the Lower Limit birthday (e.g. 16th. to participate in Senior/Under 21 Grades) prior to the 1st. January of the Championship Year.
How can I keep up with news and events?

The club has a number of channels.

Website: www.claregalwaygaa.net


Club: https://www.facebook.com/TheBalchies/

Ladies: https://www.facebook.com/Claregalway-Ladies-GAA-291255727595053/

Handball:  https://www.facebook.com/ClaregalwayHandballClub/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ClaregalwayGaa


Newsletter: You can sign up for the newsletter using the form at the bottom of this page. The newsletter will go to all subscribers at various times during the year.

You will also find various pieces about the club in the local media.

Where can I buy club gear?

Gear can be purchased at the club shop. Please click here for further details.

How can I help out around the club?

Claregalway is a club growing fast. If you are interested in helping with any aspect the club please contact us



Club History & Timeline

Locations & Facilities

Elected Officers & Committees

Coaching & Games Development

Player & Child Welfare

Club Policies

Events Calendar

Have a question or need to get in contact?