GAA Museum resources and competition for Primary Schools!

While your class can’t visit Croke Park right, the GAA Museum can bring Croke Park to you!

We’ve put together a range of activities so your primary pupils can learn all about Croke Park and the GAA Museum from the comfort and safety of the classroom.

Plus you can enter our writing competition to win a VIP class trip to Croke Park!

Suggested lesson plan:

1. Watch our new virtual primary school tour video with your class and make sure everyone listens carefully.



2. Download the class quiz for questions based on the video.

Download Quiz

3. Download the answer sheet to check who knew their stuff!

Download Answer Sheet

4. Here's some additional activities led by the GAA Museum's mascot Cluasóg the Irish Hare!
 
  • Word Search: Can you find all the words in Cluasóg's GI-GAA-NTIC word search?
  • Colouring: It's time to get creative and colour in Cluasóg!
  • Junior Explorer Clues: Can your class solve all 12 clues?
  • Rhyme with Cluasóg: It's time for a rhyme. Download the worksheet and come up with your favourite GAA inspried rhyme.
Download Cluasóg Pack

5. Download the GAA Museum Primary School Education Pack for more GAA history-based learning.

Download Education Pack

6. Check out our 'Get In The Zone' videos with GAA legends. Choose from Jack McCaffrey, Richie Hogan, Shane O’Donnell, Colm Cooper or Sean Cavanagh and learn how they prepare for the big games at Croke Park. Click on the ‘playlist’ icon on the top right hand corner of the YouTube video below to select your video choice!

Win a VIP School Tour to Croke Park!

For extra credit, why not get the class to work together to write a story and be in with a chance to win a VIP trip to Croke Park?

The story can be about whatever you want, but events must take place in Croke Park and must include the following three GAA-inspired words/phrases;
  1. Community
  2. Teamwork
  3. Respect
Competition rules:
  • The story can be no longer than 350 words.
  • Entries must be submitted as a Word Document via email to [email protected]
  • Closing date for entries is 5pm on Friday June 11th.
  • Winners will be announced on Monday June 21st.
  • The decision of the judges is final.
What's the prize?
Three winning classes shall receive a VIP class trip to Croke Park for up to 40 children and 5 teachers between September 2021 and June 2022 (date subject to availability).

Trip to include:
  • Tour of Croke Park Stadium
  • Visit to GAA Museum and Interactive Games Zone
  • Cú Chulainn Workshop
  • GAA Museum Goody Bag for every child
  • Winning stories will be published on crokepark.ie
  • And there's a GAA Museum teacher gift pack for winning teachers!