As part of the its GAA inclusion initiative, Ulster GAA are currently promoting the GAA for All Club HERO Programme. This project will offer clubs the chance to nominate someone with a learning or physical disability in their club or community to become a HERO. 

The programme will assist clubs in promoting inclusion in their communities by offering people with a disability opportunities for participation in the local club in a variety of ways.

Participants will receive an Ulster GAA H.E.R.O. merchandise pack, certificate and each individual’s profile will appear on the Ulster GAA Website.


Club H.E.R.O. Programme – Suggested Activities


  • Assist with team training
  • Distribute and collect equipment
  • Help with statistics/attendance


  • Vocally support your team at matches
  • Motivate the team at training
  • Make banners/flags

Referee Assistant

  • Help umpire at underage games
  • Line/Ball person
  • Keep the score


  • Support club activities
  • Help with lotto/fundraisers
  • Assist on committees

These are suggestions only and clubs can involve participants in any suitable activities.


For further information on the initiative and how to get your Club involved, please contact Paul Callaghan via email to