Féile Peile na nÓg is the national festival of under-age Gaelic Football for both girls and boys. Over the weekend 80 visiting teams will be hosted by local clubs with approximately 5,000 boys and girls taking part in 268 matches. On Friday 22 March, the teams will leave from Celtic Park for the Féile Parade through the streets of Derry, where a crowd of approximately 10,000 is expected to attend. There are 13 overseas entries as well as representatives from each of the 32 counties of Ireland.
The overseas teams are from New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco, Hertfordshire, Yorkshire, Warwickshire, London (N & S), Lancashire, Gloustershire and Scotland.
London and New York will field teams in both the boys’ and ladies’ competitions.