Training Materials

Fun Do Learning Resource Pack

The Fun Do Learning Resource Pack is an integrated series of resources incorporating booklets, DVDs and DVD-ROMs which support parents, teachers and coaches of participants in the Fun Do stage.

What is the Fun Do stage?

The GAA Grassroots to National Programme guides the development of a series of activities appropriate to the needs of all participants. The Fun Do stage is the recreational stage of the programme, where initiatives are designed to ensure that all participants experience fun and fair play from their involvement in Gaelic games which will underpin a lifelong involvement with the Association. The Fun Do Learning Resource Pack is designed to assist in creating the environment whereby children can ‘Play and Stay with the GAA’.

What is in the Fun Do Learning Resource Pack?

The Fun Do Learning Resource Pack contains booklets, DVDs and DVD-ROMs aimed at parents, teachers and coaches. Specifically the pack contains:

Fun Do Learning Resource Pack Development Team

The underlying concept and constructs was developed by Pat Daly, GAA Director of Games.

Project Manager :Jimmy D’Arcy

Assistant Project Manager: Peter Horgan

Project Development and Technical Contribution Team:

Pat Daly, John Tobin (Connacht), Ger O’Connor (Dublin), Shane Flanagan, Noel Delaney, Lester Ryan (Leinster), Joey Carton, Pat O’Shea (Munster), Terence McWilliams (Ulster), Paudie Butler, Jimmy D’Arcy, Peter Horgan, Tony Watene, Niamh Spratt (Croke Park).

Professor Niall Moyna, School of Health and Human Performance, DCU

How can I get the Fun Do Learning Resource Pack?

The pack will be launched on October 1st by Uachtaráin Nickey Brennan at Croke Park. Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, will be guest of honour. Packs are available to Clubs and Schools through their local County Board Games Development Committee.

It is now possible to order packs through McSport. To order over the telephone,  email

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