CGAA Return to Play

We’re all anxious to get back on the pitch.  In order to achieve this in a safe and compliant manner, Canada GAA have been working hard behind the scenes to come up some guidelines to help clubs get back on their summer sporting plans. All members must read the attached documents and send completed copies to our club secretary, Anne Buckley, secretary.vancouverissc.ca@gaa.ie. Please read: CGAA_Return to Gaelic Games_Guidelines    CGAA_COVID_Protocols_Clubs_Coaches_Players  Please complete and send to Club Secretary: Return to Gaelic Games Personal Health Assessment  CGAA Adult Waiver_2020 CGAA Youth Waiver_2020  Please note that you are not covered by insurance until we have received the waivers, and cannot participate in any… Read More

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Remembering our Founders: Pat McHugh

The ISSC would like to pay tribute to one of our founding members Pat McHugh, who recently passed away from cancer in San Francisco where he lived since the late 70’s. John O’Flynn, longstanding member of ISSC, paid tribute to Pat with an excerpt of an Oct. 18, 2014 speech given on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the ISSC –  Our first executive was President John Dooley (Mayor of Nelson, BC who regretfully cannot be here tonight due to campaign commitments), Joe Heaney, Pat O’Connell, Joe McNally, Rene Dooley, the late J.J. Hyland and Langley’s Pride from County Down – Ray Burns – who is here tonight. At… Read More

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ISSC Open House 2020

Do you like Soccer ⚽? Rugby 🏉? Volleyball 🏐? Basketball 🏀? How about mixing them altogether into one action packed sport – Gaelic Football 🏐 Or do you prefer Golf 🏌‍♀? Hockey 🏒? Softball ⚾? Lacrosse? If you mash all those techniques together you get the world’s oldest stick and ball game, the fastest game on grass and most skillful game in the world – Camogie (Hurling) 🏑 But don’t let that put you off, take a look at these clips below and then come to our Open Day to find out more? We have some all star players from Ireland living here in Vancouver who want to share their… Read More

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