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#Gaelic Games

Six more GAA icons announced to feature in Laohcra Gael series
# Spotlight
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# Spotlight

Six more GAA icons announced to feature in Laohcra Gael series

Mar 18th 2021, 7:15 PM 9,747 Views 5 Comments

The series will continue on 25 March and will run until 29 April.

'It wasn't a case of removing, it was a case of giving clarity' - Minister on GAA's playing exemption
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# Clarity

'It wasn't a case of removing, it was a case of giving clarity' - Minister on GAA's playing exemption

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 4:30 PM 19,934 Views 19 Comments

Meanwhile, the GAA president confirmed the games’ inability to operate from within bubble environments was a large factor in the decision.

Overwhelming majority vote to merge GPA and women's association
# Gaelic Games
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# Gaelic Games

Overwhelming majority vote to merge GPA and women's association

Dec 14th 2020, 9:38 PM 20,718 Views 14 Comments

The bodies representing GAA players had been separate entities.

Motion to facilitate dual players is defeated at Camogie Congress
# One Or The Other
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# One Or The Other

Motion to facilitate dual players is defeated at Camogie Congress

Oct 10th 2020, 2:59 PM 23,228 Views 0 Comments

The same motion was also rejected by the Ladies Gaelic Football Association earlier this year.

Mayo star Sarah Rowe: 'I'd love to see the club season start before the county season'
# Club Call
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# Club Call

Mayo star Sarah Rowe: 'I'd love to see the club season start before the county season'

Aug 20th 2020, 7:45 AM 8,013 Views 0 Comments

The Kilmoremoy forward sees an opportunity for change as she looks at Gaelic games through the Covid-19 pandemic.

'Choose to be optimistic' - Camogie chief executive hopeful about 2020 inter-county season
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# Gaelic Games

'Choose to be optimistic' - Camogie chief executive hopeful about 2020 inter-county season

Aug 13th 2020, 5:09 PM 9,872 Views 3 Comments

‘We are putting everything in place to make sure that our games can happen,’ says Camogie Association CEO Sinéad McNulty.

'The very future of the GAA is at stake' - CPA renews plea to address fixture issues
# Fix The Fixtures
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# Fix The Fixtures

'The very future of the GAA is at stake' - CPA renews plea to address fixture issues

Updated Jul 29th 2020, 8:00 AM 23,629 Views 27 Comments

The CPA believes the current crisis in the GAA is four-fold.

Games behind closed doors 'not seriously considered by the GAA at this stage'
# Future Planning
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# Future Planning

Games behind closed doors 'not seriously considered by the GAA at this stage'

Updated Apr 20th 2020, 9:53 PM 19,665 Views 32 Comments

A spokesperson for the association says such a measure would only be discussed ‘if it means no championship at all.’

'I was running, about to run over Jim Gavin thinking he'd forgotten about me' - Brogan on last Dublin game
# Dublin Icon
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# Dublin Icon

'I was running, about to run over Jim Gavin thinking he'd forgotten about me' - Brogan on last Dublin game

Mar 12th 2020, 8:00 PM 12,805 Views 4 Comments

Alan Brogan’s Laochra Gael episode will be aired on St Patrick’s Day.

Tracey Leonard stars with 3-4 tally as Galway make it back-to-back wins
# Sharp Shooter
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# Sharp Shooter

Tracey Leonard stars with 3-4 tally as Galway make it back-to-back wins

Feb 9th 2020, 2:55 PM 3,788 Views 0 Comments

The beaten 2019 Division 1 and All-Ireland finalists maintained their composure in the blustery surroundings.

Anthony Foley, the ESPN editor who joined the priesthood, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Sportswriting
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# Sportswriting

Anthony Foley, the ESPN editor who joined the priesthood, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Jan 19th 2020, 8:30 AM 7,908 Views 0 Comments

Put your feet up and dive into some of the best pieces of writing we’ve enjoyed over the past week.

Wexford hit Galway for 1-1 in added time to claim Walsh Cup
# Turnaround
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# Turnaround

Wexford hit Galway for 1-1 in added time to claim Walsh Cup

Jan 18th 2020, 6:22 PM 11,373 Views 15 Comments

The Tribesmen held a three point lead heading into injury time.

Cork County Board secretary says €550,000 deficit represents 'crisis-point'
# In The Red
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# In The Red

Cork County Board secretary says €550,000 deficit represents 'crisis-point'

Updated Nov 29th 2019, 8:01 PM 28,612 Views 35 Comments

Kevin O’Donovan admitted ‘it’s not sustainable to continue with losses indefinitely’.

As it happened: Galway v Kilkenny, All-Ireland senior camogie final From The42
Live Sep 8th 2019, 3:15 PM

As it happened: Galway v Kilkenny, All-Ireland senior camogie final

Here are the referees for this year's All-Ireland hurling finals
# Officials
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# Officials

Here are the referees for this year's All-Ireland hurling finals

Aug 6th 2019, 5:57 PM 15,001 Views 56 Comments

Tipperary and Kilkenny go head-to-head in the senior decider on 18 August in Croke Park.

Laois produce stunning second half display to capture Joe McDonagh Cup
# Champions
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# Champions

Laois produce stunning second half display to capture Joe McDonagh Cup

Jun 30th 2019, 3:52 PM 13,252 Views 16 Comments

Mark Kavanagh scored 12 points during today’s final at Croke Park.

Galway minors keep Connacht five-in-a-row on track as Tyrone and Monaghan set-up final date
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Galway minors keep Connacht five-in-a-row on track as Tyrone and Monaghan set-up final date

Jun 21st 2019, 10:15 PM 5,671 Views 0 Comments

The Tribesmen are through to the provincial final where they will meet either Mayo or Sligo.

Galway survive Dublin comeback to maintain winning run on the way back to Leinster final
# Narrow Win
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# Narrow Win

Galway survive Dublin comeback to maintain winning run on the way back to Leinster final

Jun 9th 2018, 9:29 PM 16,564 Views 13 Comments

Dublin battled back from seven points down to take the lead but Micheál Donoghue’s side showed their experience to clinch the win.

Ardscoil Rís crowned Munster champions for fifth time this decade after 11-point final win
# Champions
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# Champions

Ardscoil Rís crowned Munster champions for fifth time this decade after 11-point final win

Feb 17th 2018, 4:01 PM 15,054 Views 9 Comments

Almost 3,000 fans watched on as the Treaty school earned a comprehensive win on Saturday in Mallow.

'I've gotten a good bit of attention, which wouldn't really be what I'd look for'
# Rena
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# Rena

'I've gotten a good bit of attention, which wouldn't really be what I'd look for'

Dec 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 30,332 Views 9 Comments

The most successful player in the history of Gaelic Games has a big decision to make for 2018.

Legendary sports broadcaster Jimmy Magee dies aged 82
# RIP
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# RIP

Legendary sports broadcaster Jimmy Magee dies aged 82

Sep 20th 2017, 8:03 AM 89,168 Views 113 Comments

Magee, much beloved for his ‘Memory Man’ persona, had been ill for some time.

The Clare lads who taught Brazilian children how to hurl on Ipanema beach
# Samba
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# Samba

The Clare lads who taught Brazilian children how to hurl on Ipanema beach

May 16th 2017, 8:00 PM 22,246 Views 6 Comments

Two Ennis natives travelled 9,000km to teach disadvantaged children living in favelas the traditions of Gaelic games.

Make the GAA Great Again: We can't ignore game's 'deplorables' in 2017
# Column
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# Column

Make the GAA Great Again: We can't ignore game's 'deplorables' in 2017

Dec 23rd 2016, 4:45 PM 15,424 Views 10 Comments

What will bubbling dissatisfaction among GAA community mean for the game, asks Tommy Martin in his final column of the year.

Plunkett backs Ryan O'Dwyer to return from 'frightening' assault ordeal
# The Road Back
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# The Road Back

Plunkett backs Ryan O'Dwyer to return from 'frightening' assault ordeal

Mar 19th 2016, 3:05 PM 27,570 Views 3 Comments

“He’s proven what he brings to our team over the last four or five years,” says the Dublin midfielder.

LIVE: Ruairí Óg Cushendall v Na Piarsaigh -- All-Ireland club senior hurling final From The42
Live Mar 17th 2016, 1:12 PM

LIVE: Ruairí Óg Cushendall v Na Piarsaigh -- All-Ireland club senior hurling final

Here’s the GPA’s radical proposal to change the All-Ireland football championships
# GAA
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# GAA

Here’s the GPA’s radical proposal to change the All-Ireland football championships

Oct 1st 2015, 11:46 AM 14,041 Views 28 Comments

What do you think of their plan?

What could be more Irish than this? Sorry, it's mostly outsourced to Asia now
# Sliotar-ing Away
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# Sliotar-ing Away

What could be more Irish than this? Sorry, it's mostly outsourced to Asia now

Dec 6th 2014, 8:30 PM 33,231 Views 37 Comments

It’s all about the labour costs and lost skills, GAA suppliers say.

Opinion: I couldn't clearly watch my brother play in Croke Park because I’m in a wheelchair
# Croke Park
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# Croke Park

Opinion: I couldn't clearly watch my brother play in Croke Park because I’m in a wheelchair

May 12th 2014, 7:30 PM 1,384 Views 24 Comments

The GAA markets Croke Park as a world-class stadium but, after I was paralysed from the chest down in 2012, I’ve realised how it falls short for wheelchair users.

Kildare GAA club 'disturbed and disappointed' as defibrillator stolen following break-in
# Robbery
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# Robbery

Kildare GAA club 'disturbed and disappointed' as defibrillator stolen following break-in

May 8th 2014, 4:31 PM 5,898 Views 6 Comments

Ballyteague are keen to get the stolen item back as it hosts elderly people from a day care centre, at the clubhouse, three days a week.

AFL clubs chasing Red Hand starlet McKenna as he catches the eye in trials
# Men At Work
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# Men At Work

AFL clubs chasing Red Hand starlet McKenna as he catches the eye in trials

Apr 17th 2014, 5:06 PM 13,254 Views 6 Comments

“I do definitely want to come over. It’d be an unbelievable experience if I get a chance to go,” the Tyrone prospect says.

New Zealand paper calls hurling 'hockey mixed with murder'
# Lovely Hurling
# Lovely Hurling

New Zealand paper calls hurling 'hockey mixed with murder'

Feb 21st 2014, 9:55 AM 17,636 Views 36 Comments

GAA is catching on in Christchurch.

Seán Kelly hopeful that GAA will look at saving its birthplace
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# GAA

Seán Kelly hopeful that GAA will look at saving its birthplace

Nov 15th 2013, 7:45 AM 17,357 Views 43 Comments

The former GAA president says he has received a positive response from the organisation this week about the future of the Hayes’ Hotel.

Gardaí raised €5m through policing of events since start of 2012
# Event Policing
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# Event Policing

Gardaí raised €5m through policing of events since start of 2012

Oct 15th 2013, 6:55 AM 3,547 Views 8 Comments

The money came from provision of security and other policing duties at sports events, concerts & festivals.

Top marks for the best primary school teachers in Irish sport
# Top Of The Class
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# Top Of The Class

Top marks for the best primary school teachers in Irish sport

Apr 22nd 2013, 8:05 PM 20,834 Views 21 Comments

We pay tribute to the men and women that shape young minds and have shaped great sporting moments.

A salute to the greatest gardaí in Irish sport
# Cop On
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# Cop On

A salute to the greatest gardaí in Irish sport

Mar 24th 2013, 10:25 AM 31,360 Views 61 Comments

We pay tribute to the law enforcers that won sporting respect, and plenty of cups, in their day. May the force be with them.

Marty Morrissey appointed as RTÉ’s new Gaelic Games correspondent
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Marty Morrissey appointed as RTÉ’s new Gaelic Games correspondent

Jan 14th 2013, 6:18 PM 4,931 Views 9 Comments

Morrissey will also continue in his role as a GAA commentator for the station.

Who wants to see Kerry's football stars knock each other out tonight?
# Fight Club
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# Fight Club

Who wants to see Kerry's football stars knock each other out tonight?

Jan 5th 2013, 8:10 AM 1,578 Views 0 Comments

Put your hand down, Mr Counihan.

Open thread: what do you think of the GAA coverage on telly?
# TV
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# TV

Open thread: what do you think of the GAA coverage on telly?

Dec 12th 2012, 11:10 AM 1,559 Views 8 Comments

The Dublin GAA chief says fans are being ‘short-changed’ by RTÉ.

O'Neill backs further legislation on abuse
# GAA
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# GAA

O'Neill backs further legislation on abuse

Nov 29th 2012, 1:31 PM 455 Views 0 Comments

“Any forms of abuse that make any person involved in our games feel less happy about being involved is abhorrent,” says GAA President Liam O’Neill.

Eamon McGee: Driving around with the Sam Maguire in the passenger seat makes it real
# Brothers In Arms
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# Brothers In Arms

Eamon McGee: Driving around with the Sam Maguire in the passenger seat makes it real

Oct 28th 2012, 11:00 AM 1,992 Views 1 Comment

The McGee brothers are enjoying their hectic lifestyle as all-Ireland winners but are seeking further improvements.

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