Michael Collins  throwing in the sliotar  to start a hurling game at Croke Park in 1921.  Photograph: Hogan/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

It appears like a different world. The 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising saw the GAA project a very conventional image of its role both in the st(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly leaves the pitch after being sent off in last year’s All-Ireland semi-final. GAA Director Páraic Duffy has said that Connolly sometimes gets “a bad press”. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Páraic Duffy has defended the GAA against the charge that they did not give a fair hearing to the players’ proposals for football championship reform,(...)

Back on May 15th, 2003, just after the removal of Rule 21, a large crowd showed up at the Curragh to watch an historic game between the Irish and British defence forces. Photograph: David Sleator.

The GAA has moved to withdraw a motion before the London County Board seeking to expel the Irish Guards club. This was due to be discussed last night,(...)

Leinster  chairman John Horan with Dublin  captain Stephen Cluxton as he lifted the Delaney Cup last July. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Leinster Council chair John Horan has raised again the prospect of a GAA stadium on Dublin’s M50, identified a possible location and suggested that i(...)

Dublin county board secretary John Costello says TMO should be trialled in GAA. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dublin CEO John Costello has taken issue with proposals to abolish the under-21 football championship. The idea was most recently floated by GAA Dire(...)

Michael Hogan, the Tipperary footballer who was killed at Croke Park on Bloody Sunday on November 21st, 1920

The GAA will mark the 95th anniversary of the events of Bloody Sunday, November 21st, 1920, at a special ceremony in Croke Park tonight before the st(...)

Waterford football manager Tom McGlinchey: “It’s still not an excuse that it was all crammed into the last few weeks.” Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Waterford football manager Tom McGlinchey is frustrated at the unwillingness of the GAA to address its most pressing issues. It’s hardly a unique stat(...)

Páraic Duffy launched a discussion paper on Player Overtraining and Burnout and the GAA Fixtures Calendar on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Sportsfile

The abolition of the under-21 football championship and compulsory extra-time in All-Ireland finals are among the proposals contained in the discus(...)

Dublin players celebrate with Sam Maguire in September: counties were asked to submit ideas for the football championship. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The most striking thing about the proposals for reform of the football championship to go before next month’s Central Council meeting is how hard i(...)

Anthony Cunningham: battling to hold on to his Galway hurling manager’s job. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sports management couldn’t have had a more searching weekend in this part of the world had it set out to conduct seminars. The GAA world contribute(...)