Provincial Hurling Coaching Workshops


GAA National Hurling Development Manager, Martin Fogarty, in conjunction with each Provincial Games Development department, has scheduled a series of Hurling Coaching Workshops this summer.

Summer Series

The provincial sessions will take place at four separate venues nationwide as follows:

Date Venue Registration Start Time Finish Time & Lunch
May 20th Connacht Centre of Excellence, Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo 10.30am 11.00am 2.15pm
July 15th Mallow GAA Centre, Co. Cork 10.30am 11.00am 2.15pm
July 22nd Tyrone Centre of Excellence, Garvaghey, Co. Tyrone 11.30am 12.00pm 3.15pm
July 29th
St. Kieran’s College, Kilkenny
10.30am 11.00am 2.15pm


Leading coaches from Clare, Waterford, Galway, Tipperary and Kilkenny will be on hard throughout the summer:

  • Jamesie O’ Connor (Clare)
  • Ken McGrath (Waterford)
  • Ollie Canning (Galway)
  • Eamon O’ Shea (Tipperary)
  • Brendan Cummins (Tipperary)
  • D.J. Carey (Kilkenny)
  • Tommy Walsh (Kilkenny)
  • Michael Rice (Kilkenny)
  • Jackie Tyrell (Kilkenny)
  • Brian Hogan (Kilkenny)
  • Eoin Larkin (Kilkenny)

Session Content

  • Goalkeeping and goalkeeping plays 
  • Fitness with the ball
  • The Basics of Defending
  • Attacking & Striking
Each session will also provide a questions and answers opportunity for delegate coaches.
Tickets cost €20 per coach, and include lunch.
Tickets are available to purchase online from:
If you have any comments or queries, please contact Martin Fogarty (