“The profile of club volunteers is changing all the time and gradually we are seeing younger, more technology-aware people coming through,” says Warren Healy of MyClubFinances.com. Photograph: Inpho.

Data protection issues are creating difficulties for club officials and, in some cases, discouraging volunteers within the GAA. That’s the view of a s(...)

Referee Barry Kelly with  manager Brian Cody after the All-Ireland final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA may have to tweak the inter-county championship season if it is to devise a sustainable new fixtures schedule. At present a sub-committee, lo(...)

Mayo supporter Mick Barrett being removed from the pitch in the closing moments  of the Kerry-Limerick All-Ireland football semi-final in Limerick. Photograph: Inpho.

The Mayo supporter who invaded the pitch during August’s Kerry-Mayo All-Ireland football semi-final is likely to be stuck with his 12-month suspensio(...)

Wexford’s Conor McDonald: was nominated for Young Player of the Year following an impressive summer campaign at both senior and U-21 level. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

A most encouraging year for Wexford hurling continues on Sunday with the county final between Shelmaliers and St Anne’s. But it’s a bittersweet occas(...)

 Fitzgerald Stadium in  Killarney, which was named after the sporting and political revolutionary, Dick Fitzgerald. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

In mid-April 1943, PD Mehigan writing as Pat ’O, this newspaper’s first GAA correspondent, conducted a whistle-stop survey of the evolution of Gaelic (...)

Glen Rovers’ Patrick Horgan: will take some watching by Sarsfields in the Cork county final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.  Photograph: Inpho.

Saturday Kerry SHC Final Replay – Lixnaw v Kilmoyley, Austin Stack Park, 4.0 - The drawn encounter was overshadowed by the attack on Paul Galvin by a (...)

Kilkenny’s Richie Power: “I’d definitely rank it up there with the best, probably alongside ‘06. A lot of guys were mentioning 2011 as well after being beaten in 2010 but I suppose this year it was extra sweet because with the way last year went and being written off in a lot of places outside Kilkenny.”

Like his football counterpart Kieran Donaghy, Richie Power made his move late in the season to spring to prominence.In the case of the Kilkenny hurler(...)

Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy celebrates scoring a goal against Donegal in the All-Ireland final at Croke Park. “While the body’s good and I feel I can help, I’ll play.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Bill Clinton called himself the ‘Comeback Kid’ for less. Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy, who yesterday, with Kilkenny hurler Richie Power, was named one of th(...)

Tyrone’s Stephen O’Neill and Donegal’s Neil McGee  are on course to meet again in next year’s Ulster championship. Photo: Russell Pritchard/Inpho

Despite the partial removal of the seeding arrangements in Munster’s football championship, All-Ireland champions Kerry and perennial rivals Cork have(...)

Jim McGuinness:  no longer at the helm with All-Ireland finalists Donegal, which constitutes a significant departure. Photograph: Russell Pritchard/Inpho/Presseye/

When Tom Carr was manager of the Dublin footballers he made the point that intercounty management devoured your time. There were meetings and training(...)