Ideally Brian Cody would simply apologise to Barry Kelly, let the matter go and spend the winter enjoying his unique achievement but what are the chances of that? Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

It’s now well over four years since former GAA president Christy Cooney, in what he described as “the most important launch” of his term of office, un(...)

The GAA Director General Páraic Duffy raised some concerns about the numbers attending congress in this year’s annual report. photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Next year’s annual GAA congress looks set to feature a significant reduction in the number of delegates. This month’s Central Council meeting in a for(...)

Mount Leinster players Diarmuid Byrne and Gary Kelly celebrate their team’s victory over Loughgiel Shamrocks in the All-Ireland club hurling semi-finals.

It’s all of 20 years since Nickey Brennan – then chairman of the Kilkenny county board, future manager of the county hurlers, chairman of Leins(...)

GAA  director general Páraic Duffy says “It is a matter of concern that the number of clubs registered does not seem to be an accurate reflection of the actual situation”.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/
The Irish Times

A kindly woman organises a surprise birthday party for a cantankerous old uncle. Having arranged everyone in their places, poised quietly pendi(...)

GAA president Liam O’Neill has strongly endorsed the black card sanction, which comes into effect in football next month, as equally applicable to hurling

GAA president Liam O’Neill has strongly endorsed the black card sanction, which comes into effect in football next month, as equally applicable to hur(...)

Referee James Owens issues Dublin’s Ryan O’Dwyer with a red card after he was given a second yellow. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

It’s just over three-and-a-half years since the GAA rolled out details of the ‘Respect’ initiative, described by then president Christy Cooney as “the(...)