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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 24 July, 2014


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.

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# gaa - Saturday 19 July, 2014

5 talking points ahead of this weekend’s GAA football action

There are two qualifiers are two provincial deciders this weekend.

6 players to watch during this year’s TG4 Ladies Football Championship

We’ve taken a look at some of the most exciting talents in the country.

‘Hugely inspirational’ – Michael Darragh MacCauley on the Stynes’ family legacy

Like MDMA, the Stynes brothers also played football for Ballyboden.


# gaa - Friday 18 July, 2014

You can watch how David Gillick fared on his Gaelic football return tonight Midfield General This post contains videos

You can watch how David Gillick fared on his Gaelic football return tonight

Thank GAA It’s Friday, 8.30. It’s a date.

Cassidy out of Derry-Kilkenny game as marriage plans intervene

She will catch up with some her team-mates at the reception in Tullyglass House, Ballymena later on though.

From The Daily Edge You have to hear this 9-year-old girl’s musical tribute to Monaghan GAA Here We Go

Mickey Newman is fit, so Meath make one change for the Leinster football final

Newman shakes hamstring injury to take his place in the Meath full-forward line.


Here’s your GAA coverage on TV and radio this weekend GAA

Here’s your GAA coverage on TV and radio this weekend

All you need to know to help plan your weekend listening and viewing.

‘He must be living in the gym’ – Kilkenny captain Lester Ryan is keeping tabs on his Wexford cousin

Wexford can book their place in the All-Ireland hurling quarter-finals with a win over Waterford tomorrow.

MDMA feels the need for speed as he looks forward to marking David Gillick

The pairs’ clubs have been drawn together in the Dublin Senior Football Championship.

# gaa - Thursday 17 July, 2014

One change for Waterford ahead of All-Ireland SHC qualifier clash with Wexford

The solitary change comes in the full-back line.

No changes for Monaghan as Malone and Hughes overcome fitness concerns

The pair have recovered in time for Sunday’s Ulster decider.

A year older and a year wiser – are Meath finally ready to take down the Dubs?

Dublin are bidding for a ninth Leinster title in 10 years this weekend. Their old foes would dearly love to stop them.

‘You’d like to think there’ll be improvement’ – Flynn raises the bar again for high-flying Dubs

Paul Flynn challenges his Dubs team-mates to up their game again when they face old rivals Meath on Sunday.

O’Neill: We need to rethink GAA qualifier system for weaker counties

GAA President Liam O’Neill says the new football structure has thrown up some “interesting contests” but accepts that it is still unsuitable for weaker counties.

‘People felt we threw it away’ – Waterford out to set things straight on do or die weekend

Pauric Mahony wants Waterford to turn good performances into results, starting with Saturday’s qualifier against Wexford.

# gaa - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Shane O’Donnell goal helps Clare beat Tipperary in extra-time

The senior All-Ireland winner returned from injury this evening.

Second half goals sees Cork in Munster U21 hurling final

Three goals in the second period saw the Rebels overcome Waterford.

As it happened: Munster U21 hurling semi-finals matchtracker

We had score updates from both Ennis and Waterford.

Nothing to get excited about in ‘stale’ Gaelic football Championship structure — Ciaran Whelan

The former midfielder believes it’s time some of the provincial boundaries were redrawn to make for a nine-month long Championship season.

‘Mullane could play Saturday night’: Browne laments Waterford ‘what-ifs’ without star forward

18 months after the De La Salle man retired, he’s still missed in the Waterford setup.

# gaa - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Waterford and Cork include senior stars in teams for U21 semi

Austin Gleeson starts for the Déise, while Alan Cadogan is named for the Rebels.

From Opinion: The GAA and Samaritans both have an ethos of giving rather than taking Community

Opinion: The GAA and Samaritans both have an ethos of giving rather than taking

A Samaritans volunteer and GAA member writes about the people-centred spirit at the heart of both organisations.

# gaa - Monday 14 July, 2014

John Gardiner – Cork give the Páirc a send off as Wexford and Tipp build momentum

Our columnist says the win vindicated the Rebels’ longer-serving players.

Details of Kildare v Clare and the rest of the qualifiers announced

The GAA has revealed dates and venues of the upcoming senior football and hurling fixtures.

After the ‘bitter pills’ of defeat in 2013, delight at last in a final for JBM and Cork

Cork’s manager savored victory after yesterday’s Munster final in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Kildare to face Clare, Armagh drawn with Roscommon in All-Ireland qualifiers

Meanwhile, in the All-Ireland Hurling Championship quarter-finals, Dublin play Tipperary.

Munster club champions Dr Crokes see Kerry five-in-a-row title dream end

James O’Donoghue helped Legion claim a 0-17 to 0-15 win over Kerry kingpins Dr Crokes.

Dowcha boy, net busters and the rest of our favourite images from Sunday’s GAA action In Pics This post contains images

Dowcha boy, net busters and the rest of our favourite images from Sunday’s GAA action

It was a stunning day of action across both codes.

5 talking points from the weekend’s hurling action

From Cork’s Munster drought ending to Offaly’s capitulation.

‘Lee’s very, very loud’ – How Cillian O’Connor set up Mayo’s opening goal yesterday

The Ballintubber man believes tougher tests this year will help his team in the long run.

Your GAA championship weekend review GAA

Your GAA championship weekend review

There was provincial glory for Cork, Antrim and Mayo.

# gaa - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Armagh stun Tyrone to dump Mickey Harte’s side out of the championship

Tyrone finished the game with 14 men after Mattie Donnelly saw the line.

Cork end eight-year wait for Munster senior hurling title with victory over Limerick

Second-half goals by Seamus Harnedy and Paudie O’Sullivan were central to the Rebels victory.

Four-in-a-row for mighty Mayo with Connacht final win over Galway

Goals from Lee Keegan, Jason Doherty and Barry Moran gave James Horan’s men a seven-point win.

Final flourish sees Kildare comfortably past Down in All-Ireland SFC qualifier

Pairc Esler was the venue for the Round 2B qualifier.

Clare hand Carlow 19-point defeat in All-Ireland football qualifier

Dual star Podge Collins scored one of Clare’s four goals.

As It Happened: Cork v Limerick, Munster senior hurling final

We’re following all the action from Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Late goals save Waterford to force dramatic Munster minor draw with Limerick

Substitute Shane Ryan bagged the score that forced a replay on July 22nd.

Mayo secure back-to-back Connacht minor titles with win over Roscommon

Brian Reape was the hero as the Maritime County prevailed.