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GAA is My Life - Climb 4 Conal on Sunday 12th May 2013

23 April 2013

Conal Baldwin passed away suddenly on Christmas Eve 2012 from a heart related disease aged 12. Conal’s life was simply GAA and Camogie, his Facebook status said "GAA Is My Life".

Conal played Gaelic Football for An Ríocht and Hurling with the Mourne Club. Conal was the Down Feile Skills Winner in 2010, and his GAA125 project " My GAA hero, me and my dad" took first place in the Down schools competition. Conal followed his dad Joe everywhere when his dad managed Down, Queens, and Antrim Camogie teams, Conal knew every player and they him. At school Conal captained the St. Marks Warrenpoint team. All who knew the wee man with the shining red hair and the massive smile miss him so much.

On Sunday 12th May this year the An Riocht club in partnership with Chest Heart & Stroke will be holding a "Climb 4 Conal" from Donard Park to the top of the stunning Slieve Donard mountain.

To register to take part in the ‘Climb 4 Conal’ simply log on to or telephone 07921829544 or 07752857924 or 02841763681 (An Riocht club).
Follow us on Facebook: AnRiochtCLG or Twitter: @AnRiochtGAA
You are invited to help in any way to commemorate Conal’s life.