Referee Foundation Course March 2024

Calling All Aspiring Referees!

Are you passionate about Gaelic Football and Hurling? Ever considered becoming a referee? Here’s your chance to get involved!

Basic Level 1 Referee Foundation Course

  • Location: Super Valu Pairc Ui Chaoimh
  • Dates & Times: Thursday 21st of March and Thursday 28th of March, 7pm – 9:30pm
  • Induction Night: Thursday  7th of March, 7pm
  • Requirements: Participants must attend the induction night before the course.
  • Age Requirement: Applicants must be 17 years of age or older.

What to Expect:

  • Learn the fundamentals of refereeing Gaelic Football and Hurling.
  • Gain insights from experienced referees, including All Ireland Referees Conor Lane, Diarmuid Kirwan, Michael Collins, and Colm Lyons.
  • Develop essential skills and knowledge to officiate games effectively.

Important Information:

  • Garda Vetting: All new referees must undergo Garda Vetting before officiating at any games.
  • Closing Date: Monday 4th of March. Hurry, places are limited!
  • Course Queries: For specific queries about becoming a referee, email

How to Register:

Don’t miss this opportunity to kick-start your refereeing journey! To register for the course, complete the survey, which will take approximately 5 minutes.

Join us and be part of the exciting world of Gaelic Games officiating!


Register Here