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GAA

GAA

The Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael) is an amateur Irish and international cultural and sporting organisation focused primarily on promoting Gaelic games, which include the traditional Irish sports of hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, handball and rounders. The GAA also promotes Irish music and dance, and the Irish language.

# gaa - Yesterday’s News

Time to support players emotional wellbeing as GAA launches new mental health pack GAA

Time to support players emotional wellbeing as GAA launches new mental health pack

The packs allow users to tune their mental fitness while on the go thanks to a mental fitness app created by Inspire Ireland.

Ireland to play Australia in one-off International Rules Test

The clash will take place at Paterson Stadium in Perth this November.

Former Limerick boss Donal O’Grady speaks out on ‘efforts to discredit me’

Having stepped down from his role with the Treaty County, O’Grady defended himself on RTE’s Morning Ireland show.

‘Under the radar’ Donegal targeting summer success ahead of Division 2 final

Forward Patrick McBrearty says his teammates are giving Monaghan their full concentration in the lead-up to Sunday’s clash at Croke Park.

‘The emphasis is always about staying calm’ – O’Gara on Dublin’s killer comebacks

Eoghan O’Gara has thrust himself into contention for a Championship start with 3-5 in the league this season.

# gaa - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Limerick County Board hit back at Donal O’Grady

They also confirmed that TJ Ryan will stay on as sole manager.

‘Even our own supporters said we were useless, we’d win nothing’ – Tipp’s Kieran Bergin

Despite low expectations, Tipperary are just 70 minutes from a league title.

# gaa - Monday 21 April, 2014

Colm Cooper’s Liverpool love – ‘The United fans in the Kerry squad are gone a bit quiet now’

The Gooch is enjoying the Premier League run-in as Brendan Rodgers side close in on the title.

5 talking points from the weekend’s GAA action

From Diarmuid Murtagh’s brilliance to Tipperary’s leaky defence.

Tipp reaching the league final is strange, admits boss Eamon O’shea

The Premier beat the All-Ireland champions Clare to set up a rematch with Kilkenny.

Shock as Donal O’Grady quits job as Limerick boss GAA

Shock as Donal O’Grady quits job as Limerick boss

A row with the county board has prompted the the former Cork manager’s decision.

Cody closer to his championship starting XV after Galway win

The Kilkenny boss has a better idea of his staring line-up now.

Anthony Cunningham wants the advantage rule introduced in hurling

The Galway boss feels his side were hard done by yesterday.

# gaa - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Semple Stadium to host hurling league final with All-Ireland U21 decider set for Tullamore

The GAA have confirmed the venues for the major matches on the May Bank Holiday weekend.

21 of our favourite pictures from this weekend’s GAA action GAA This post contains images

21 of our favourite pictures from this weekend’s GAA action

From Limerick to Portlaoise, hurling to football.

Kilkenny beat Wexford in Camogie League Division 1 semi-final GAA

Kilkenny beat Wexford in Camogie League Division 1 semi-final

The Cats survived a late second-half fightback.

Tipperary outgun Clare to set up Kilkenny rematch

Bonner Maher was crucial in Tipp’s win.

VIDEO: King Henry in fine form as Kilkenny reach another league final

The Cats’ star was unplayable at times today.

Kilkenny turn on the Power in the second half to beat Galway

The Cats came from five points down at half-time.

As it happened: Clare v Tipperary, Division 1 hurling league semi-final

Who prevailed in the second game today at the Gaelic Grounds?

As it happened: Kilkenny v Galway, Division 1 hurling league semi-final

It’s the first of an Easter Sunday hurling double-header in the Gaelic Grounds

Poll: Who is your tip to win the 2014 Allianz hurling league title? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who is your tip to win the 2014 Allianz hurling league title?

Kilkenny, Galway, Clare and Tipperary are all still in contention but who’s going to win it out?

It’s Easter Sunday, so here’s 9 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days

Here’s how the week looked through a lens.

‘Some lads can handle it and some lads can’t’ – Shane McGrath on his tough year as Tipp captain

All-Star midfielder is enjoying his hurling again as Tipp bid for a place in the league final.

# gaa - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Ugly scenes as Garda escort referee off field after Dublin v Cavan U21

Ugly scenes as Garda escort referee off field after Dublin v Cavan

A late free gave Dublin a one-point victory in the All-Ireland under-21 semi-final.

Leinster minor football round-up: Offaly earn 49-point victory over Kilkenny

There were also wins for Dublin, Meath, Kildare, Laois and Wexford.

VIDEO: Stunning Diarmuid Murtagh point sends Roscommon into All-Ireland U21 final

Cork conceded a late free as their substitute Sam Ryan was penalised in injury time from breaking a little known rule.

5 talking points ahead of Clare and Tipperary’s Allianz Hurling semi-final

Are Tipp jealous of this Clare side? And can they use that as motivation to drive them on to another league final?

5 talking points ahead of Kilkenny and Galway’s Allianz Hurling semi-final

From how Galway need a quick start to the Cats’ record under Cody.

# gaa - Friday 18 April, 2014

Ghosts of ankle injuries past are playing on Michael Fennelly’s mind

The former Hurler of the Year is wary of his previous injuries.

GAA will ‘reserve judgement’ before thinking about black card changes

Football Review Committee member Paul Earley advocates “wait and see” approach before making any changes.

Could a date change save the International Rules series?

Talk of a one-game series between Ireland and Australia is “not ideal”, admits manager Paul Earley.

Kilkenny hurling, the Sydney Swans and the Fennelly link between them

Michael Fennelly has returned from a stint with the Australian Rules club.

‘Uphill battle’ to stay in AFL for Tommy Walsh as he fights back from horror hamstring injury

The Kerry native is continue to recover from a horror hamstring injury.

Have the Clare players changed since winning the All-Ireland? Not a bit, says Galway hurler

Jonathan Glynn has high praise for his UL teammates on the Clare panel.

# gaa - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Gerry Adams, Brendan Cummins and Diarmuid O’Sullivan pay tribute as Tony Browne retires Saluting A Legend This post contains images

Gerry Adams, Brendan Cummins and Diarmuid O’Sullivan pay tribute as Tony Browne retires

The Mount Sion club man has called time after brilliant service to his county.

16 reasons why Waterford’s Tony Browne is a hurling legend

After 23 long seasons of inter-county hurling, the Mount Sion man has called it a day.

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

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

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