Ryan said the GAA’s minds were made up by the decision to close the schools from today as they couldn’t ask for children to congregate for training or games when the Government had directed them not to do so in the classroom.
Camogie Association chief executive, Sinéad McNulty has hailed the partnership with the GAA that has facilitated camogie and football/hurling double-headers over the years and sees two high profile fixtures this weekend as the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues get underway.
The Tipperary ladies footballers requested their semi-final be put back a week to avoid O’Dwyer having to choose between codes, but when this request was not acceded to, the football management took the decision out of O’Dwyer’s hands and released her to play camogie this Saturday.
The Waterford camogie squad feel that five days’ notice for Sunday’s rescheduled All Ireland championship clash with Cork is disrespectful to players and have sought a meeting with the association to ensure that this situation doesn't happen again.
The Camogie Association has made the decision to postpone all fixtures involving Limerick, Kerry and Wexford teams after players fell ill following an outbreak of gastroenteritis at last weekend’s double-header fixtures Croagh Kilfinny GAA grounds.
Mary O’Connor is chief executive of the Federation of Irish Sport. She is a former acting chief executive of the Camogie Association, holds 12 All-Ireland medals in camogie and ladies football, and is a driving force behind the 20x20 initiative.
Hurling took a step closer to Intangible Cultural Heritage recognition from UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) last night as a GAA delegation made a presentation to members of the body in Paris.