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FRS GAA World Games 2023

Derry Centre of Excellence, Owenbeg, Dungiven, County Londonderry, BT47 4PW
FRS GAA World Games 2023


The five-day event will feature matches over four days in the Derry Centre of Excellence in Owenbeg from July 24-27, with a day of finals taking place at Celtic Park on July 28.

Planning has commenced for the event which will be the fourth staging of the GAA World Games since 2015 and it is anticipated that upwards of 2,000 players will travel as part of 100 football, hurling, camogie and ladies football teams participating, and it will represent an influx of up to 4,500 people into Derry next summer.

The growth and development of World GAA continues to make strides with 460 clubs in existence outside of Ireland and promoting Gaelic games all over the globe.

Competitions in the GAA World Games are provided for native-born Irish players as well as non-native Irish who have taken up the games in their locality.

Outline programme of events:


Sunday 23rd July: Registration for Teams - O'Neill's Sports Superstore Derry, 13-15 Waterloo Place, BT48 6BU

Monday 24th July: Day 1 - Tournament - Owenbeg, Centre of Excellence, Derry

Monday 24th July: Parade in Derry City finishing in Guildhall Square, opening ceremony in Guildhall Square 

Tuesday 25th July: Day 2 - Tournament - Owenbeg, Centre of Excellence, Derry

Wednesday 26th July: Day 3 - Tournament - Owenbeg, Centre of Excellence, Derry

Thursday 27th July: Day 4 - Tournament - Owenbeg, Centre of Excellence, Derry, Plate & Shield Finals

Friday 28th July: FRS World Games 2023 Finals - Celtic Park, Derry City

Friday 28th July: Closing Ceremony - Guildhall


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