A fan looks on from the terrace during the Round 3B qualifier between Galway and Derry at Pearse Stadium in July. Photograph: Inpho

When we look at the intercounty championship structures, the idea of natural selection rather than intelligent design suggests itself, but there we(...)

Hurling will come to Fenway Park in November. Photograph: Rich Gagnon/Getty Images

The Dublin and Galway hurlers will play off in Boston’s Fenway Park as part of an Irish festival to be held at the venue in November. The AIG Fenway (...)

Dublin fans create an atmosphere on Hill 16. Tickets for the county’s All-Ireland semi-final clash with Mayo sold out very quickly. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA realised when the recession hit that it would face a significant challenge to maintain attendance figures. According its director general Pára(...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin: As is evident from Gavin’s press conference last week, he and McGeeney attempted to keep the lid on the incident.   Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There is some irony in the fact that it was Dublin manager Jim Gavin’s attempt last Thursday to draw a line under the Davey Byrne incident that end(...)

Referee Pádraig Hughes consults with his umpires before awarding a penalty to Kerry. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Just when you thought it was safe: a recent national referees review meeting concluded that 2015 had to date been very encouraging with few if any maj(...)

Kieran Fitzgerald and Martin Farragher celebrate Corofin beating Slaughtneil in the All-Ireland club football championship final in March. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

GAA plans for a calendar-year season to operate in its major competitions will not now happen next year. The idea that the format, which was initially(...)

The GAA has stated intercounty teams do not have to be released to the public on the Thursday morning prior to a match, saying a misunderstanding had(...)

GAA Director General Paraic Duffy, selectors Darragh O’Se and Padraig Joyce, GAA President Aogan O’Fearghail and new International Rules manager Joe Kernan. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The GAA have confirmed that former All-Ireland winning Armagh manager Joe Kernan is the new Irish international Rules manager.The Crossmaglen native h(...)

The GAA and AFL have confirmed Ireland will face Australia in a single-test Internaional Rules series in Dublin in November. Photograph: Inpho

International Rules lives on after the GAA and AFL confirmed Ireland will host Australia in a single Test match at Croke Park on November 21st. It (...)

The 2015 GAA Annual Congress which  took place at the  Slieve Russell Hotel, Co Cavan.  Photo: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Friday night at GAA Congress: the lost hours. The agenda isn’t intended to start that many fires but equally, delegates have become accustomed to not (...)