GAA Director of Finance Tom Ryan with Peter McKenna, Commercial Manager of the GAA and Stadium Director of Croke Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The GAA recorded a €500,000 drop in its revenues in 2015. The decline is marginal, from €56.2 million to €55.7 million and has been caused by a big fa(...)

Dublin duo Michael Fitzsimons and Cian O’Sullivan keep Kerry’s Tommy Walsh under wraps during the Allianz Football League Division One game at Croke Park. Photograph:  Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Dublin 2-14 Kerry 0-14 In the end it turned out much as expected. Dublin, with a stronger selection and more energy, confirmed the trend of recent me(...)

Dublin celebrate winning the Allianz National Football League last year. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The modern football season was born 15 years ago. In 2001 the contours of the competitive landscape were changed beyond recognition. The league for th(...)

Kerry’s Colm Cooper with James McCarthy and Philly McMahon of Dublin during last September’s All-Ireland final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s little over four months since the counties met in the All-Ireland final but Dublin and Kerry are back in Croke Park this evening for the opening (...)

GAA president Aogán Ó Fearghail and director general Páraic Duffy at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It’s one of the established tropes of GAA annual reports so it was no surprise to see director general Páraic Duffy set about attempting to rectify wh(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly leaves the pitch after being sent off in last year’s All-Ireland semi-final. GAA Director Páraic Duffy has said that Connolly sometimes gets “a bad press”. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Páraic Duffy has defended the GAA against the charge that they did not give a fair hearing to the players’ proposals for football championship reform,(...)

Dublin’s Davy Byrne was left hospitalised after an incident during his side’s clash with Armagh last year. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

GAA Director General Páraic Duffy has criticised the failure of Dublin and Armagh to co-operate with the investigation into the incident that left Dub(...)

Stephen Rochford: will bring his Mayo team to Cork for the opening Allianz League clash at Páirc Uí Rinn on Sunday.  Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

He accepts that the position of Mayo manager is a pressurised one but Stephen Rochford doesn’t believe that the challenge is especially daunting. He (...)

Kevin McManamon: believes Dublin’s successes in the league in recent years have helped the team go on to secure championship glory. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Like many of his most striking contributions in Croke Park, it comes late in the day. Towards the end of his interview at yesterday’s launch of this y(...)

Meath captain Donal Keogan lifts the Bord na Móna O’Byrne Cup after the final at  Páirc Tailteann, Navan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

O’Byrne Cup final Meath 1-17 Longford 1-11 Having finished their Leinster championship last summer with that morale draining defeat by Westmeath, M(...)