Welcome to Clontarf Nursery - Fáilte go dtí an Naíolann

Cluain Tarbh has a unique, innovative and indeed pioneering nursery which dates back to 1978. Carefully introducing boys and girls to the world of Gaelic Games, the “action” takes place every Saturday morning, with presently over 400 children taking part each week.


The secret to the success of the nursery lies in the “small group syndrome” - where children enjoy coaching with a small group of pals. The emphasis is always on fun and involvement and then the skills.The club has been blessed with the many parents who come on board each year to help out and subsequently swell the number of mentors up through the ranks.

Children from 4 years old are welcome to join any Saturday morning.
Each season ends with a mini league series of hurling and football matches, culminating in a colourful finals days which has developed into one of Clontarf’s truly community events.

The Nursery season runs in conjunction with the school calendar year. For further information, contact Lead mentor Matt O'Neill (086-1527725).

Juvenile Membership Application forms can be downloaded from our 'Documents' section and returned to one of the lead mentors.

Parents are encouraged to get involved, 'many hands make light work', and we are always happy to get new mentors onboard.

Nuacht is deanaí/News

Calling all children/páistí born in 2015 - An Naíolann returns September 7th 9.30am

In 2019 we're looking forward to welcome cailíní & buachaillí born in 2015 to our Nursery. Children who were  born in 2012-2014 but who didn't take part previously are of course welcome to join.

We are returning to St. Paul's College on Sybil Hill and look forward to seeing everyone there on Saturday September 7th at 9.30am

Please be on time and bain taitneamh as/enjoy!

We'd like to thank once again our sponsors Dublin Orthodontics for their support of An Naíolann during the year.

2019-20 Contacts:

Nursery Role Lead Mentor Contact Information
Boys Senior Nursery (Born 2012) Matt O'Neill 086-1527725
Boys Intermediate Nursery (Born 2013) Matt O'Neill 086-1527725
Boys Junior Nursery (Born 2014) Ollie Mangan 086-8363670
Boys & Girls Cubs Nursery (Born 2015) Cian O'Flaherty  
Girls Nursery (Born 2012 - 2014) Anne O'Mahony 087-6402055


CLG Chluain Tarbh - Clontarf GAA Club,
Seafield Road West,
Clontarf, Dublin 3.
eMail pro@clontarfgaa.com

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Club Pitches - Páirceanna
Pitches 19, 21, 23, 30 St. Anne's Park (Juvenile)
Pitches 34, 35 St. Anne's Park (Adult). St. Paul's College, Sybill Hill (Nursery).
St. David's Artane, DCC, Alfie Byrne Road (Juvenile)