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The Lidl Gaelic4Mothers&Others initiative is an innovative way to introduce mothers and other women to playing Ladies Gaelic Football. Mothers often drop their kids to training and call back to collect them, but the Ladies Gaelic Football Association wants to change that.

The Lidl Gaelic4Mothers&Others initiative sees women playing Ladies Gaelic Football in a fun, non-competitive and social environment. Lidl Gaelic4Mothers&Others provides an opportunity for women to get their recommended weekly exercise in a fun way while meeting other mothers in the area.

The initiative has proved hugely popular with women of all ages and has taken off in all 32 counties with success stories popping up all over the country. For example in the Hurling County of Kilkenny the Conahy Shamrocks Club has attracted over 60 women to participate in the initiative.

There is one provinicial blitz organised in each province every year and one national blitz day  which have been a huge success with between 900 and 1000 mothers participating in the Lidl National Blitz Days each year.

For further information you can download the Gaelic4Mothers&Others Information Booklet (pdf 4.10 MB) or contact:

Suzi Bowen, Leinster Games Development Officer, Tel: 087 7681288 or email

Leinster LGFA  


The Leinster Gaelic4Mothers&Others Blitz took place on Saturday 22nd July 2017. Following on from the huge success of 2016 Athlone GAA and Athlone G4M&O hosted the blitz once again in 2017. There was a group warm up, BBQ and a 50/50 draw this year along with the football matches which are non-competitive and fun based. There has been a huge growth in G4M&O within Leinster with 2017 seeing the start up over more than 10 new teams and the Leinster Blitz full to capacity with more than 32 teams taking part.

The 2018 Leinster G4M&O Blitz will be held Saturday 21st July and will conclude with the national Blitz day Saturday 13th October. More information on the 2018 programme to follow.