PAUL ROUSE: Do GAA clubs make the best use of their membership?

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.

Michael Collins throwing in the ball to start a hurling match at Croke Park, Dublin.

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