Organisation: GAA club
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020
The students and teachers of Gaelscoil an Ghoirt Álainn are delighted to be finally moving into their very first bricks and mortar school, after spending more than two decades in prefabs in an overflow carpark of Brian Dillons GAA club, writes.
Sat, 15 Feb, 2020
From chasing yet another Fitzgibbon Cup final appearance to the continued squeeze being put on third-level competitions, there is plenty exercising the mind of Mary Immaculate College manager Jamie Wall.
Fri, 07 Feb, 2020
The Limerick man has been hailed as one of the outstanding referees of his generation.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020
BEARING a proud, local link to Clonakilty’s past are the former artisan dwelling homes on the West Cork town’s Casement Street, part of what’s now the main bypass route along the N71, and on the doorstep of all of Clon’s long-established, and also newly provided, services.
Sat, 04 Jan, 2020
There was a trio of away wins in the O'Byrne Cup this afternoon, as Kildare, Laois and Offaly delivered victories, while neighbours Westmeath and Meath shared the spoils in Mullingar.
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
How fitting it was that the coffin carrying Maureen Grimes should be draped by a Douglas GAA flag as the club’s former president began her final journey on Saturday.
Sun, 24 Nov, 2019
Timmy Creed brings his Spliced play to five of the city’s GAA clubs, writes
Mon, 04 Nov, 2019
Last Tuesday we had the Budget. Next Saturday it's the Special GAA Congress. Michael Moynihan wondered if the former might influence thoughts at the latter.
Sat, 12 Oct, 2019
A man in his 40s has been taken to hospital after a dramatic river rescue in Boyle, Co Roscommon this afternoon.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
The Kerry squad’s last link to their 2006 and 2007 All-Ireland successes has been broken with the retirement of Killian Young.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2019
The Kingdom's longest-serving player ends his inter-county career after 14 years in the green and gold.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2019
Last weekend St James’ collected the Carbery junior football championship title, edging out Ballinascarthy in a closely-fought final at Timoleague.
Sat, 28 Sep, 2019
Families whose homes were destroyed in a flood have demanded answers as to what led to the “disaster”.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2019
An off-duty member of the National Ambulance Service who saved the life of a teenage girl while on holidays is urging more people to learn CPR.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
The GAA have issued a public apology for a false allegation made against St Mary’s, Athenry’s former juvenile club chairman Robert Ruane.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
The talented 15-year-old footballer who was tragically killed in a fall in Lanzarote last week was affectionately known as 'the Roy Keane of Meath,' mourners heard at his funeral Mass earlier today.
Tue, 13 Aug, 2019
I called to a GAA club last week that was hosting a Kellogg’s Cúl camp. It was hard to miss from the road with the pitch full of the distinctive bright and striking coloured gear.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
The HSE along with Limerick City and County Council have prohibited human consumption of a water supply at Croagh Kilfinny GAA grounds in Co Limerick after it was found to be unsatisfactory with harmful bacteria.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
Mining company Gyproc has been accused of dividing a Co Monaghan community by linking a promise of new modern GAA facilities with a planning application for a new mine.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
Our city centres are cleaner than ever, but problems of household waste presented for collection in bin bags are contributing to major litter problems in some areas.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019
A cynic, according to Oscar Wilde’s Lord Darlington, is “a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing”.
Sat, 04 May, 2019
A groundbreaking study of a leading GAA club has found that for every euro invested into it there is an equivalent benefit of €15 in social value for the community.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
A top Meath GAA club has banned parents of their youngest players from using their mobile phones on the sideline and is urging them to watch their children as they learn a new skill.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
Cyclist Noel McDermott was killed when he was struck by a car at Ardsbeg, Gortahork on January 26, 2018.
Wed, 17 Apr, 2019
Long before the ethos of the GAA club became a marketing stick to gently beat us over the head with, one man from a small parish in West Mayo had a vision of how he could best combine his passion for a sport he loved and improve the lives of those in his local community.
Sat, 06 Apr, 2019
A record total of 96 greyhounds will take to the traps for the first round of the 2019 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial Stake at Limerick Greyhound Stadium.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
The seventh annual running of one of the world’s richest juvenile greyhound races, the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial Stake, was launched at Limerick Greyhound Stadium yesterday.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2019
One of the major drivers behind the decision in 2005 to amend Rule 42 has expressed his relief that the GAA’s intention to further relax its property regulation stops short of opening club pitches to other sports.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2019
Necessity makes bedfellows of the fiercest of rivals, especially as GAA clubs fight against rural depopulation.
Sat, 20 Oct, 2018
As a GAA journalist, PS O’Hegarty had a gift for being willing to say the hard thing, writes
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018
Nearly 100 children were evacuated from their classrooms yesterday when a sinkhole opened up on the grounds of their primary school.
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018
A couple of years ago, Ronan O’Gara wrote in these pages that: “The more I am learning, the less I take for granted what I savoured in the Munster dressing room every day as a player. A club’s culture is an unspoken language. The trademark. You can’t see it or hear it. You feel it.”
Tue, 31 Jul, 2018
A GAA club has come to the assistance of a soccer club in Cork whose pitch was badly vandalised when a car crashed through locked gates and was driven around the pitch and ultimately set on fire.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018
A building facilities company has been told planning permission needs to be obtained for it to continue using the grounds of a GAA club in Cork city as a car park for its staff.
Fri, 06 Jul, 2018
A young man who denied murdering his mother thinking he was setting her free from the cruelty of life was found guilty of murder yesterday.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018
Liverpool FC have requested a GAA club's jersey to pay tribute to Sean Cox, the Irish fan who was seriously injured in an assault outside Anfield stadium.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2018
The ingenuity of GAA clubs knows no bounds when it comes to fundraising and Carrickedmond, a rural club in Longford, is continuing that tradition of innovation with an idea that merges farming with football.
Wed, 18 Apr, 2018
Thailand were crowned men’s Gaelic football champions last weekend, while Saigon Gaels scooped the ladies’ Gaelic football crown, after the first ever international GAA tournament to be played in Cambodia.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
A Chinese national who studied hospitality and is known to his friends in Ireland as Finbarr pleaded guilty yesterday to charges related to running a brothel in Cork in August 2016.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
Back in 1909, Michael Collins was the secretary of the Geraldines GAA Club in London. He was still a very young man — yet to assume the political leadership that saw him become one of the most influential Irishmen ever born — but he had an intimate understanding of the things that make a great GAA club.
Fri, 08 Dec, 2017
Christmas came early for the nation's sporting grassroots todayas the Government unveiled details of its €56m capital grants programme.
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017