A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Mayo fans travelling to New York in May for the first GAA football championship match of the year have been warned that some of them may not get to see the match.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019
Control over county ground development projects should be taken away from county board officers and handed over to Croke Park, according to Connacht Council CEO John Prenty.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2019
Mayo’s stand-in captain Jason Doherty revealed he took more than a dozen penalties on Saturday ahead of Sunday’s FBD League encounter which ended up being decided by an historic shootout.
Tue, 08 Jan, 2019
The GAA’s Competitions Control Committee (CCC) are expecting an attendance of “at least 15,000 people” to attend Saturday evening’s All-Ireland SFC Qualifier between Mayo and Kildare, and that was the primary reason behind the decision to move the game from St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge, to Croke Park.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
Connacht counties have finally heeded the provincial secretary’s many warnings, with spending by counties on their flagship teams falling by 9% last year on the record high of €4.93m in 2016.
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018
Wexford have been dealt a blow ahead of Saturday’s Leinster semi-final against Kilkenny with the news that Liam Óg McGovern is suspected to have torn a cruciate ligament.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2017
Connacht Council secretary John Prenty has accused counties of “living beyond their means”, saying steps must be taken to rein in spending on inter-county teams.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017
Connacht Council secretary John Prenty has called for third-level teams to be pulled from the province’s FBD league.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017
Thu, 12 May, 2016
Connacht Council secretary John Prenty has warned that further player uprisings, similar to the revolts which rocked the province in 2015, will lead to the creation of a “monster” within the GAA.
Mon, 25 Jan, 2016
The head of the GAA in Connacht believes that the football championship should be based on eight teams battling for each provincial title — but he feels none of the other provinces will back his proposal.
Fri, 08 May, 2015
A leading provincial official has warned the deadline for county and club team coaches to attain GAA-recognised requirements is too ambitious.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2015
Connacht Council secretary John Prenty predicts Sunday’s football decider between Galway and Mayo will contribute over €500,000 to the provincial coffers.
Thu, 10 Jul, 2014
The Connacht GAA Centre in Bekan, Co Mayo was a hive of footballing activity yesterday as the finals of Feile Peil na nÓg took place.
Mon, 30 Jun, 2014
Connacht Council secretary John Prenty has plenty to smile about at the moment.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2014
Connacht Council secretary John Prenty believes the association is largely to blame for the strong drop off at adult level.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2014
Two prominent Munster GAA officials have given tentative support to the idea of introducing two more teams into the province’s senior football championship.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2013
The Connacht Council joined every other provincial bodies in recording an overall attendance increase for their championship games this year following Sunday’s minor and senior finals.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2013
Connacht secretary John Prenty believes the Football Review Committee’s proposals have to be heeded if cynicism is to be curbed in Gaelic football.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2013
A judge today praised two uniformed and unarmed gardaí who stopped 10 men in paramilitary gear in Balbriggan as "quite heroic" and said they "deserved much praise" for their action.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2013
Mayo manager James Horan has lashed out at GAA president Liam O’Neill for claiming gaelic football was boring.
Fri, 11 May, 2012
One of the country’s leading full-time GAA officials has warned that players will be expected to be paid if payments to managers are sanctioned.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2012
DESPITE fluffing three clear-cut goal chances over the hour, Leitrim still had a comfortable win over GMIT in an entertaining game at Strokestown’s new pitch.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2012
CONNACHT GAA officials have drawn up two sets of fixtures for the FBD League in January as efforts continue to include London in the provincial competition.
Thu, 20 Oct, 2011
THE Connacht GAA Council are “beginning to lose patience” over the delay in completing the Mayo GAA Strategic Plan, according to its secretary John Prenty.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2011
CONNACHT Council secretary John Prenty has dismissed the future of the interprovincial competitions by suggesting their absence from last year’s fixtures calendar barely registered with the public.
Tue, 22 Feb, 2011
CONNACHT secretary John Prenty believes the GAA should consider scrapping their pre-season competitions to ensure county teams uphold the winter training ban.
Mon, 21 Feb, 2011
CONNACHT Council secretary John Prenty believes that next Saturday night’s FBD League tie between Mayo and GMIT will act as the perfect dry run for the new McHale Park floodlight facilities ahead of next month’s glamour National League opener against last year’s All-Ireland finalists Down.
Wed, 12 Jan, 2011
GAA authorities remained steadfast last night that they’re not for turning on the controversial new handpass regulations in gaelic football, despite a tidal wave of criticism in the wake of Sunday’s three Championship games.
Tue, 18 May, 2010
CONNACHT Council chiefs, who instigated the controversial hand pass rule change, have launched a stinging response to critics of the revised regulations.
Tue, 18 May, 2010
GALWAY would have been out of this year’s championship had they lost to New York on Sunday.
Thu, 06 May, 2010
CONNACHT GAA officials will make a decision tonight about whether they can stage Saturday’s ESB MFC quarter-final tie in Pearse Stadium between Galway and New York due to the air travel restrictions caused by the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland.
Tue, 20 Apr, 2010
LEADING GAA officials have questioned the escalating costs involved with intercounty teams.
Tue, 23 Feb, 2010
A young Belfast man told detectives he was in Dublin to meet someone about “finance and accommodation”, after his arrest at a Clondalkin apartment on suspicion of unlawfully possessing bomb-making material, the Special Criminal Court has heard today.
Fri, 13 Nov, 2009
Sat, 23 Feb, 2008
A Waterford man accused of INLA membership illegally took a mobile phone into a cell while in garda custody, the Special Criminal Court heard today.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2007
THE establishment of a ‘centre of excellence’ in Connacht which would incorporate the needs of counties, clubs and schools, is a major priority, according to Council Secretary John Prunty.
Tue, 27 Feb, 2007
LIMERICK County Board will hire a full time secretary this year.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2007
CONNACHT provincial secretary John Prenty described Sunday’s results as “a huge day” for Connacht, praising Fergal O’Donnell for doing a fantastic job with the Roscommon minors and acknowledging the significance of Mayo’s senior win.
Tue, 29 Aug, 2006
A Detective Chief Superintendent has told the Special Criminal Court he formed the opinion that a Dublin man was a member of the IRA when the accused was approximately 15 years old.
Mon, 29 May, 2006
GAA bosses in Connacht have introduced a “Golden Score” to decide games which finish level after extra-time in a provincial hurling league.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2006
CORK have made three changes from the team which thrashed Dublin for the trip to Ballyshannon on Sunday to play Donegal in their final league game.
Fri, 01 Apr, 2005