About Us

Known as the EC GAELIC CLUB / BRUSSELS, the club has been in existence since about 1980. It started out as primarily a men's senior club but has evolved over the years into a club specialising in GAA Football training for young boys and girls who live in and around Brussels. Since 2022 we have added Hurling training into the mix. All nationalities are welcome for both Hurling and Football training!

We are officaily affilliated to the GAA in Ireland.

Our membership is primarily young Irish boys and girls who are currently living in Belgium. We are also delighted to have many other nationalities in our club. We cater for children aged 5 / 6 years old up to mid teens.

Over the years,  we have trained teams who have represented Brussels, primarily at FEILE PEIL na nÓG, but have also played at locations in France, Spain, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. In May 2022, our U-15 players won the European Féile title following the first ever Gaelic football tournament for teams of that age group from all across Europe. The tournament was held in Vannes, Brittany. As a result, our Brussels team qualified as Europe's winner to compete in the national Féile na nÓg competition in Ireland in July 2022.

We have sent teams to Féile tournaments in Dublin, Galway, Tipperary, Carlow, Limerick, and on many occasions have hosted visiting teams from the host clubs in these counties.

Our U-15 team will travel to Frankfurt in March 2023 to defend their European Féile title.

There is an annual membership subscription to cover pitch rental, purchase of equipment etc. as follows:

QR Code for Registration Form 2023/2024

 

EC GAELIC CLUB COMMITTEE 2022/2023

Meet our Chair: Liam Breslin

Liam Breslin - Chair

Vice Chair & GGE Representative: Una Shortall 

Una Shortall -Secretary & Trainer U8s

Treasurer & Training Bookings: Mark Cunningham


Mark and Ronnie

Coaching Development & Coordinator: Darren Ennis

Ethics / Child Protection: Declan Tyrell

Membership / Secretary & Website: Sinéad McLaughlin

EC GAA Facebook: Judy Moran

Other Committee Members: Sarah Ironside, Eoghan O'Neill, Caragh O'Connor.

 

Our Official Club Logo 
Thank you to Helen O Sullivan (our very own Irish Artist here in Belgium) for her design. 

Our new Official Club Logo

Diary...

Sun 25 Feb 24
Hurling training at 13:00 followed by Football training at 14:00

Sun 10 Mar 24
Hurling training at 13:00 followed by Football training at 14:00

Sun 17 Mar 24
Hurling training at 13:00 followed by Football training at 14:00

Sun 14 Apr 24
Hurling training at 13:00 followed by Football training at 14:00

Sun 21 Apr 24
Hurling training at 13:00 followed by Football training at 14:00

Full Diary

 

 

Wandsoft logo

Integrating Web, CRM and accounts.
Helping the EC Gaelic Club since 2007

 

EUROCITY Logo