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Dublin: 17 °C Saturday 26 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.

# gaa - Friday 11 July, 2014

‘We’ve never not gone to the well’: Goulding confident that Cork can turn their summer around

Cork have come in for some serious criticism – but there is nobody more disappointed than the Rebels themselves.

Here are the Tipp and Offaly teams for their Round 2 hurling qualifier

There’s a dual-code double-header in O’Moore Park, Portlaoise tomorrow.

Gavin hails Paul Flynn’s off the field influence for the Dubs

The Dublin boss also confirmed that Ger Brennan will not make it back for the Leinster final.

After struggling in 2013, Kilkenny are back in ‘sixth gear’, says TJ Reid

“This year, the fitness and the speed and the touch is all back,” says the forward who broke his knee cap in 2012.

# gaa - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From Brooks will ‘crawl, swim, fly’ to meet Taoiseach over Croke Park gigs Garth Speaks

Brooks will ‘crawl, swim, fly’ to meet Taoiseach over Croke Park gigs

“Anyone in Ireland, anyone on the planet who is sad about this, you’re not one-billionth as sad about this as I am.”

Do I want to start on Sunday? Yeah, me and 30,000 other Cork hurlers

Paudie O’Sullivan will seize whatever chance he gets in Sunday’s Munster SHC final.

‘We overdo highs and overdo lows’: Mayo crisis talk an over-reaction, says Horan

Connacht champions out to improve on their semi-final showing and seal a fourth straight provincial crown.

Mayo make four changes for the Connacht final – here’s how they will line out

James Horan has named 13 of the 15 players who started in last year’s All-Ireland final defeat against Dublin.

Páirc Uí Chaoimh capacity boosted ahead of Munster hurling final

36,646 people will be hosted at the Cork ground for the Rebels’ clash with Limerick.

‘The boys are as fit as fiddles’: Wexford can handle gruelling schedule, says Doyle

Some of JJ Doyle’s victorious U21s will be back in action for Wexford’s seniors on Saturday night.

Rushe: We played into Kilkenny’s hands – now we need to hold on to that hurt

Liam Rushe is confident that Dublin’s hurlers will give a true account of themselves in the All-Ireland quarter-finals.

The glory of ’96 and ’01 in De Páirc – Limerick captain hopes for repeat next Sunday

Donal O’Grady is hoping Limerick can replicate previous golden hurling days on Leeside.

# gaa - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

How Downes and Dowling have become key figures in the senior rise of Limerick hurling

The Na Piarsaigh duo will have key roles to play next Sunday.

From Four arrests over “brutal” tiger kidnapping in which 1949 All Ireland medal was taken Warrenpoint

Four arrests over “brutal” tiger kidnapping in which 1949 All Ireland medal was taken

A couple in their fifties and their 20-year-old daughter were tied up during the ordeal, which another family member later said had been “brutal”.

5 changes to Dublin minor team ahead of tomorrow’s Leinster football semi-final

Throw-in at O’Connor Park tomorrow is 7.30pm.

WATCH: Fan footage of Bryan Sheehan’s brilliant sideline free

The Kerry forward scored this curling effort against Cork in the Munster final.

12 months on from suffering pneumonia, Pa Cronin hoping Cork fortunes turn full circle

‘It was a rough enough time,’ says the Cork captain after he left a club game coughing up blood.

Lucky 13 – Wexford’s Jack Guiney talks Breaking Bad, Mila Kunis and playing rugby

Guiney lines out for Wexford tonight against Dublin in the Bord Gáis Energy Leinster U21 hurling final.

Meyler steps down as Carlow senior hurling boss

The former Kerry and Wexford manager has held the position since 2012.

# gaa - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

James O’Donoghue’s MOTM display for Kerry summed up in one brilliant graphic

The 2013 Allstar claimed the man-of-the-match award after last Sunday’s decider.

The brilliant musical result when ‘Royals’ by Lorde gets the Meath GAA treatment

‘Sean Boylan was a ruler, but now we look upon O’Dowd because baby he’ll rule he’ll rule…’

The Galway based Garda getting set to line out for Mayo in the Connacht final

Colm Boyle is working in enemy territory before the clash in Castlebar.

GAA and Croke Park had no indication that Garth Brooks concert licence would be refused

The GAA and the Croke Park stadium also revealed they share ‘the intense disappointment’ felt by fans who had purchased tickets.

Here are the Wexford and Dublin teams for the Leinster U21 hurling final

Dubs hoping to avoid defeat at a third age grade when their U21s take on Wexford tomorrow.

Kildare hopeful that Paddy Brophy’s back injury will clear up before Down clash

Young Lillies forwards is “not great, but he’s progressing,” manager Jason Ryan said last night.

Dublin star Flynn steps outside ‘comfort zone’ and helps to promote suicide awareness

The two-time All-Ireland winner has sought to publicise the work of suicide and self harm centre Pieta House.

All-Ireland ‘wide open’ as McCaffrey’s Dubs look to quarter-final

The Dublin captain would not fear meeting Kilkenny again.

# gaa - Monday 7 July, 2014

Kilkenny and Tipperary star in our hurling team of the weekend

Players from Clare, Wexford, Galway and Dublin also get our vote after the weekend’s action.

Kerry and Monaghan lead the way in our Gaelic football team of the weekend

Players from Laois, Sligo, Limerick, Tipperary and Wexford also make the cut.

Munster and Connacht titles up for grabs in the 18 key GAA fixtures this week

The dates, times and venues are in for this week’s key matches.

‘I’m like a big brother’ – Zach Tuohy on showing Ciaran Sheehan and Ciaran Byrne the ropes AFL

‘I’m like a big brother’ – Zach Tuohy on showing Ciaran Sheehan and Ciaran Byrne the ropes

Carlton Blues’ Irish trio talk moving to Australia, adapting to a new sport and their love for Gaelic football.

Shefflin in Dubs jersey, O’Donnell consoling Podge and minor breakdancing – GAA weekend pics Snapshots This post contains images
From Man due in court after three people were stabbed at a Kildare GAA club Gardaí

Man due in court after three people were stabbed at a Kildare GAA club

The incident happened at Rathcoffey GAA club in the early hours of Sunday morning.

‘This rule is a joke’ — Davy Fitz rails against Podge Collins red card

The Clare boss had no criticism for the referee, saying ‘he did what he had to do’, but could see no sense in the rule as it stood.

Here’s today’s GAA qualifier draws in hurling and football

The draw took place this morning on RTÉ Radio 1.

Cork boss Cuthbert – ‘We’ve left a huge amount of people down, especially ourselves’

The Rebels manager endured a tough day at the office yesterday in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Daly: ‘The easy option is to say that this wasn’t our year, but that won’t do’

Anthony Daly believes Dublin can put their Leinster final disappointment behind them and be ready for their All-Ireland quarter-final.

‘A peak year is when you win an All-Ireland’ – Cody coy when asked if Kilkenny are back

Kilkenny are strong All-Ireland favourites after they brushed past Dublin in Croke Park yesterday.

O’Donoghue ‘a freak of nature’ says Kerry boss after sensational injury comeback

The 2013 Allstar was man-of-the-match in yesterday’s clash in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Your GAA championship weekend review GAA

Your GAA championship weekend review

There was provincial glory for Kerry and Kilkenny in football and hurling.