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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 - Today’s News

Here’s the key GAA fixtures to keep an eye on this week

The dates, times and venues are in for the upcoming action.

Pay for play in GAA? ‘It’s not going to happen in my lifetime but it will go there eventually’

The 2012 Allstar midfielder concedes that pay-for-play may not happen during his playing days but it is a scenario that will eventually come to pass.

Jack O’Connor is back in charge of a Kerry team in championship tonight

O’Connor takes the Kerry minors to Ennis for their Munster clash against Clare.

Brick Walsh pays tribute to ex-Waterford teammate Hutchinson after depression struggle revealed

“I would have played with Wayne a lot, I’d know him well. You’d have to commend him.”

# gaa - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Paraic Duffy: Making games accessible to Irish abroad our main priority in Sky Sports deal

GAA President Liam O’Neill and Director-General Paraic Duffy appeared before an Oireachtas committee today.

As it happened: GAA bosses face Oireachtas Committee over Sky Sports TV deal

GAA President Liam O’Neill and Director-General Paraic Duffy appeared before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications.

From TheJournal.ie How banks are helping SMEs and why the GAA signed a deal with SKY Sports Oireachtas Agenda

How banks are helping SMEs and why the GAA signed a deal with SKY Sports

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

No change with black card, says the man on the end of last year’s most talked-about tackle

The stats show higher scoring but Monaghan’s Conor McManus says it’s as hard as ever to get away from defenders.

Quick league start even better than we expected, says Clare’s McInerney

Davy Fitz’s Banner face Tipperary in the Gaelic Grounds this Sunday.

# gaa - Monday 14 April, 2014

5 talking points after 14-man Derry bounce back to turn over Mayo

Mayo can’t seal the deal again while Derry’s rise in the league continues.

5 talking points after Dublin’s comeback win against Cork

Dublin showcased their resilience and array of options while Cork mixed attacking riches with a second-half collapse.

O’Neill and Duffy to face Oireachtas Committee tomorrow over new GAA TV deal with Sky Sports

The GAA President and Director-General will appear before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Transport and Communications.

‘I don’t see what a person’s sexuality has to do with anything’ – Ger Brennan

The Dublin and St Vincent’s footballer has stressed the importance of diversity and inclusiveness within the GAA and sport as a whole.

As Mayo lose another game against 14 men, it’s time for serious analysis says James Horan

Horan admits that it’s time for Mayo to pore over what went wrong against Derry.

19 of the best pictures from the GAA weekend Captured In Action This post contains images

19 of the best pictures from the GAA weekend

Dublin, Derry, Offaly, PS Chorca Dhuibhne and Colaiste Choilm were all celebrating over the weekend.

Spot a sad Enda and a happy McGuinness at Croke Park as Derry beat Mayo

Tough day at the office for An Taoiseach.

Gavin hails the Dubs – ‘the mental resolve that they showed, we know they have that’

Jim Gavin saw his side reach a second successive league final.

# gaa - Sunday 13 April, 2014

MDMA inspires brilliant Dublin comeback from 10 points down against Cork

Two early goals had propelled the Rebels into a commanding position, but Dublin responded with 2 – 13 in the second half.

Dublin beat Wexford in their Leinster MHC opener GAA

Dublin beat Wexford in their Leinster MHC opener

Sean Grey top-scored for the Dubs.

14-man Derry clinch Allianz football league final spot

Mayo and Derry met in the first semi-final in Croke Park today.

As it happened: Dublin v Cork, Allianz Division 1 football league semi-final

Will it be Jim Gavin or Brian Cuthbert celebrating tonight?

As it happened: Mayo v Derry, Allianz Division 1 football league semi-final

The first part of a double-header at Croke Park sees Mayo front up against Derry.

# gaa - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Kingdom come for Offaly but Faithful County survive relegation scare

The final score doesn’t do Kerry’s efforts justice this evening.

Wins for Offaly, Kildare and Meath in the Leinster MHC first round GAA

Wins for Offaly, Kildare and Meath in the Leinster MHC first round

Carlow, Westmeath and Wicklow all missed out.

Kerry’s Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne win Hogan Cup to deny St. Pat’s back-to-back titles GAA

Kerry’s Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne win Hogan Cup to deny St. Pat’s back-to-back titles

Éamonn Fitzmaurice’s charges came good in the second half.

Coláiste Choilm Ballincollig win Paddy Drummond Cup final in dramatic style GAA

Coláiste Choilm Ballincollig win Paddy Drummond Cup final in dramatic style

An inspired substitution proved key for the Cork side.

5 talking points ahead of Mayo v Derry

From Mayo’s poor defence to the black card bonanza.

Jim Gavin: If the GAA ever lost its amateur ethos, we’d all walk away

Dubs in “bonus territory” as they prepare for tomorrow’s National Football League semi-final against Cork.

Kerry All-Ireland winner Griffin set for Croke Park return in management with Dingle school

Tommy Griffin will be on the sideline for today’s Masita Hogan Cup final with Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne.

5 talking points ahead of Cork v Dublin

The old rivals meet again in Croke Park tomorrow with a place in the National Football League final on the line.

# gaa - Friday 11 April, 2014

5 changes of Mayo as they get set to face Derry for final spot

James Horan was always going to make changes after last week’s phoney war.

No surprise as Cluxton returns for Dublin ahead of Cork semi-final

Stephen Cluxton returns in goal for the defending champions.

Any hangover Mayo had after All-Ireland disappointment is over – Cillian O’Connor

The Ballintubber man is unsure if he’ll play in the league semi-final with Derry this weekend.

I took encouragement from the likes of Steve Redgrave – Dubs star Kevin Nolan on playing with diabetes

The half-back went through a rough period but is now raring to go.

# gaa - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Defending champions Limerick ease into Munster MHC semi-final GAA

Defending champions Limerick ease into Munster MHC semi-final

Barry Nash was the hero for the Shannonsiders.

5 talking points from last night’s Munster and Ulster U21 football finals

Cork and Cavan marched on while there was disappointment for Tipperary and Donegal.

Coincidence? The black card has led to scores per game increasing by over 10%

The GAA have released statistics to reflect the effect of the black card.

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