Féile is a national festival of football, hurling and camogie for boys and girls under 14 years of age and is based on the GAA club unit. Each year some 25,000 boys and girls take part in this festival in all 32 counties. It is recognised by the GAA as a major festival of great importance for the promotion of our national games among the youth of our country. Féile places great emphasis and importance on proper participation, presentation, punctuality and sportsmanship. It reaches through the nation involving the whole community. It helps to bond communities, forge friendships, provide educational opportunities and unearth new leaders.