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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.

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# gaa - Friday 18 April, 2014

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.

Jackie Tyrell enjoying new role with rejuvenated Kilkenny GAA

Jackie Tyrell enjoying new role with rejuvenated Kilkenny

There’s a ‘swagger’ in the Cats’ panel this year, he says.

Cooper unconvinced amalgamating sides is the way forward for GAA

Weaker counties and smaller club sides could see their prospects improved by merging.

‘We’re nearly in a relationship for the next six months!’ – Dubs cruciate victims Kilkenny and O’Brien

The Castleknock player suffered a season-ending injury last month against Kildare.

# gaa - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Bergin bags a brace of goals at Tipperary see off Waterford in Munster minor football tie

The Premier had four points to spare at the Fraher Field this evening.

Cork fire six goals in 23-point victory against Limerick in Munster minor clash

Michael Hurley and Damien Buckley both bagged a brace of goals for the Rebels.

Jack O’Connor sees Kerry minors get off to a flier with 15-point win over Clare

The sides clashed in tonight’s Munster minor football opener in Ennis.

The Government will invest €7.4 million in grassroots soccer, rugby and GAA this year

Irish Sports Council funding aims to encourage and create opportunities for young people.

Green Eyed Monster – Tipperary squad ‘very jealous’ of league semi-final opponents Clare

Brendan Bugler believes that Tipperary will be highly motivated on Sunday afternoon.

Cork announce U21 football side to face Roscommon in All-Ireland semi-final

There’s no changes to the Rebels side for Saturday’s clash in Portlaoise.

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 2013 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 Wayne 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 - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

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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.

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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.