Farmers from Monaghan, Cavan and Meath and more than 1,200 tractors taking part in a  tractor rally opposing EirGrid’s plan,  near Nobber, Co Meath, in 2008. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The decision to scrap the network of pylons from Cork to Kildare has been welcomed by campaigners in Clonmult, Dungourney, Midleton, Co Cork. Among t(...)

Tom Woulfe: an inveterate letters page warrior. Photograph: Pat Langan

Tom Woulfe, who has died aged 99, was best known as one of the founding fathers of the modern GAA. Although he was a man who was in many ways slow to (...)

The proposed Centre of Excellence at Tralee IT.

Kerry may boast an embarrassment of All-Ireland football riches but they’re exploring other means by which to fundraise for their new GAA Centre of E(...)

John Meyler: says current structures aren’t serving the development of hurling. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Appointing retired players from successful counties to mentor teams is among the measures the GAA needs to consider for the development of hurling.Jo(...)

James Brohan’s painting of poet Seamus Heaney is one of the highlights of the collection, and is currently on display at Barbara Stanley’s gallery in Mayfair

Leading Irish artists, including Lord of the Dance star Michael Flatley, have donated paintings to raise funds for the Irish Cultural Centre in Lond(...)

Enda Kenny described Liam O’Neill as ‘a very astute political analyst’. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has led the tributes to former Irish Examiner political correspondent Liam O’Neill, who died at the weekend.Mr O’Neill was a prom(...)

New GAA president Aogán Ó Fearghail addresses the GAA’s annual congress at the Slieve Russell Hotel, Co Cavan. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Aogán Ó Fearghail began his term of office as the GAA’s 38th president on Saturday in his home county of Cavan. His first address as president was (...)

The GAA and AIB today announced a unique new partnership agreement that will unite club and county for the first time under one sponsor. Pictured (L-R) Clare footballer Podge Collins, Cork camoige player Ashling Thompson and Kerry footballer James O’Donoghue. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

AIB has been announced as one of the three sponsors of the GAA All Ireland Senior Football Championships making them the first ever dual sponsors of t(...)

St. Vincent’s players celebrate after the 2014 All-Ireland club football final - the current proposals are looking for the club championships to be condensed into the calender year.  Photograph:Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The ongoing dismay at the current GAA calendar may be resolved by March when Central Council are likely to decide upon the proposals made by the GAA w(...)

GAA President Liam O’Neill with Home to Hurl players Kevin Maher, on his arrival home from Melbourne, and fellow members of the Gornahoe Glengoole hurling team in Tipperary who have also arrived home  for the charity match. Photograph: Alan Betson

Meet a GAA player who flies 10,000 miles across the world for a single game and you meet a spirit of determination. It is the lure of a winter’s match(...)