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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


# gaa - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

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.

As it happened: Mayo v Galway, Connacht SFC final

Could Mayo wrap up their Connacht four-in-a-row? Revisit all the action from McHale Park in our minute-by-minute report.

As It Happened: Limerick v Waterford, Munster minor hurling final

Throw-in at Páirc Uí Chaoimh is 2pm.

22 of the best pics from Saturday’s GAA action

Including Clare v Wexford, Tipperary v Offaly and more.

5 talking points before Cork and Limerick’s Munster hurling final clash

Throw-in at Páirc Uí Chaoimh this afternoon is 4pm.

Poll: Who will win today’s Munster and Connacht senior finals? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win today’s Munster and Connacht senior finals?

There’s silverware up for grabs in Páirc Uí Chaoimh and Elverys MacHale Park today.

# gaa - Saturday 12 July, 2014

‘We’ve no complaints’ says Davy Fitzgerald before complaining about the referee

The Clare manager felt Johnny Ryans performance was too one-sided.

Roscommon earn 11-point victory over Cavan to comfortably progress

A low-scoring first half saw the Rossies lead 0-3 to 0-2 at the break.

Corbett and Callanan put Offaly to the sword as Tipperary advance

The Premier County had 17 points to spare in O’Moore Park.

Tipperary advance to round 4 after stunning victory over Laois

The hosts overturned a ten-point deficit to level matters in the 63rd minute.

Wexford finally beat Clare after more extra-time drama

It only took 180 minutes to separate the two sides.

As it happened: Tipperary v Offaly, All-Ireland SHC qualifier

We had minute-by-minute action from Portlaoise as these two go head-to-head.

Sligo beat Limerick by two points in Round 3A Qualifier

The Yeats County in a scrappy affair at Markievicz Park.

Kilkenny repeat league final dose to dismiss courageous Clare

Colm Hona’s side were up against it when Denise Gaule was sent off but they made a decent fist of their championship clash.

As it happened: Wexford v Clare, All-Ireland SHC qualifier

Wexford Park was the venue as we had minute-by-minute coverage.

One change for Waterford and Limerick ahead of Munster MHC decider

The All-Ireland holders take on the reigning Munster champions at Páirc Uí Chaoimh tomorrow.

Seamus Hickey’s injury comeback: ‘I was as raw as a steak’

The Limerick hurler on recovering from a cruciate, marking Alan Cadogan and playing in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Higgins happy to be back in the corner as the Green and Red seek fourth straight title

The versatile Ballyhaunis man had no complaints when moved into the forward line, but is taking back his familiar jersey.

‘We’ll do whatever it takes to win’ – Roscommon’s Niall Daly talks tactics

The Roscommon defender on whether his team will be repeating the defensive tactics deployed against Mayo.