A Sky TV camera crew films the Offaly team before the championship clash against Kilkenny. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Both the GAA and Sky have dismissed concerns about worryingly low viewing figures in the opening four live matches of their new broadcast deal.The th(...)

Waterford goalkeeper Stephen O’Keeffe charges down Anthony Nash’s penalty during the Munster SHC  quarter-final replay at Semple Stadium.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The murmurs that went around Tuam Stadium on Sunday afternoon, where I was watching a club game, will be familiar to many. The stadium announcer had a(...)

Clare goalkeeper Patrick Kelly saves a penalty from Cork’s Anthony Nash during last year’s All-Ireland final. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The GAA is to take action to address the safety aspects of penalty and 20-metre free taking in hurling. After further controversy at the weekend, Crok(...)

 Laois’ John O’Loughlin escapes the clutches of Dublin’sMichael Darragh Macauley. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The All Ireland Football qualifier draws, split into two groupings Round 1A and Round 1B, were made this morning, by GAA President Liam O’Neill.In Rou(...)

Former Tipperary manager Liam Sheedy (centre) with current boss Eamon O’Shea (left) and selector Michael Ryan in 2009. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Liam Sheedy’s perspective on the mental frailty of Tipperary’s best hurlers was sought yesterday. It was a valid question considering current Tipp (...)

Cork goalkeeper Anthony Nash has developed free taking for going for goal which some believe to be dangerous. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho

The GAA continues to risk serious injury by allowing the “Anthony Nash style” of free taking, according to former Cork goalkeeper and coach Ger Cun(...)

What do managers not mind a bit of as long as it is fair? Criticism. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish  Times

In what way does the current Dublin football team play the game of Gaelic football? The way it’s meant to be played.What has the emergence of Clare as(...)

The 43,500-seater Patersons Stadium in Perth will host  a one-off International Rules Test between Australia and Ireland on  Saturday, November 22nd. Photograph:  Michael Dodge/Getty Images

Ireland will take on Australia in a one-off International Rules Test at Patersons Stadium in Perth on Saturday, November 22nd. It was als(...)

Páraic Duffy, director general of the GAA Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

Páraic Duffy, the GAA’s director general, and Liam O’Neill, its president, were quite the double act at the Oireachtas Committee on Transport a(...)

GAA director general Paraic Duffy: “It is simply not possible for the GAA to ensure free-to-air coverage at home while at the same time making its games accessible to Irish people abroad.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Sky Sports was the only British broadcaster interested in screening Gaelic games, GAA director general Páraic(...)