‘The GAA owes no major thanks to the Government’

Leinster vice-chairman Pat Teehan last night condemned those Government figures who used last year’s Liam Miller charity game situation as a populist opportunity to slam the GAA.

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Readers' blog: GAA treated unfairly over Liam Miller charity game

I agree with GAA director general Tom Ryan who said that the association felt “bullied” into hosting the Liam Miller tribute match which was held in Cork’s Páirc Uí Chaoimh in September — ‘GAA ‘felt bullied’ into hosting charity match’ (Irish Examiner, January 31).

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GAA own goal: Organisation felt ‘bullied’

GAA director general, Tom Ryan, has said that the association felt “bullied” into hosting the hugely successful Liam Miller tribute match at Páirc Uí Chaoimh last September.

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GAA ‘bullied’ into Liam Miller match agreement, while decision forced rulebook revision

Last September’s Liam Miller tribute game controversy has prompted the GAA to make a significant change to its rulebook, director general Tom Ryan revealed yesterday.

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Eight groups benefit from Liam Miller tribute funds

Children with cancer and a man who was paralysed in an accident are just some of the beneficiaries of the €1.5m raised by a Liam Miller Tribute Match.

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Comment: How the Liam Miller numbers stacked up for everyone

It is rare indeed when cold, hard numbers offer the warmest antidote to a tragedy.

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Revealed: who gets what from the Liam Miller tribute match in Cork

A special trust fund of €1m has been set up for Liam Miller’s family from the funds generated by last month’s tribute match at Páirc Ui Chaoimh for the late Man Utd and Celtic soccer star.

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Readers' Blog: Government interference in voluntary organisations

The success of the Liam Miller tribute match was great to see and I hope that the funds raised will bring some comfort to his family and help them in their future endeavours.

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