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(...)

Jim Gavin: “He was in the dressing room at our shoulder in victory and defeat. If one was going to battle, Andy Kettle is someone that you would want at your side.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The passing of Dublin county board chairman Andy Kettle on Tuesday has led to shock, grief and warm memories emanating throughout GAA circles for a(...)

Tiger Woods is propping up the leaderboard after carding a five over par opening round of 77 at the Hero World Challenge on his return form injury
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  • December 5, 2014, 08:35

World Cup bid The Rugby World Cup is less than a year away and hopes of an Irish victory are higher than ever. But, if Joe Schmidt’s men fall s(...)

The redvelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh is a a priority for the GAA before they consider a second stadium in Dublin.

The GAA’s Director General has poured cold water on the notion of the association building a medium-size stadium on the outskirts of Dublin. Speaking (...)

GAA president Liam O’Neill stood by his projection that the GAA was on its way to having more members overseas than at home. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Early GAA interaction with the United States was complicated. The 1888 season became the only one in the history of Gaelic games to be written off ent(...)