Dublin footballer James McCarthy has a therapeutic use exemption for a Ventolin inhaler.

James McCarthy answers the first question of the day with that look of complete inevitability – and no, it’s not about drug testing in the GAA.Because(...)

Sign at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Inpho.

The GAA will meet the Irish Sports Council later this month to discuss the implementation of blood testing within Gaelic games next year, which was an(...)

‘It was with deep regret that we learnt of the tragic passing of Shane early this morning in such shocking circumstances’. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tributes have been paid to Fermanagh hurler Shane Mulholland who passed away after a car crash on Friday night .The 27-year-old was involved in a coll(...)

GPA CEO Dessie Farrell at the launch of the report entitled “Never Enough Time” – the experience of third level student county GAA players by Dr Aoife Lane, Department of Health Sport and Exercise Science, Waterford Institute of Technology.

Even accounting for the presumption that no student in the world would admit to having enough hours in the day to satisfy all their demands there are(...)

Alan Cadogan returns at corner forward for Cork in their Allianz Hurling League semi-final against Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork are back to full strength for Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League semi-final against Dublin at Nowlan Park.Manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy has welcomed b(...)

The GPA will be taking no further action against Clare after hurlers Davy O’Halloran and Nickey O’Connell complained about the disciplinary treatment they received from manager Davy Fitzgerald. Photograph: Inpho

It appears that no further action is to be taken by the Gaelic Players Association in relation to the issues raised in the Clare hurling panel. Accord(...)

Davy O’Halloran told The Irish Times he felt “humiliated” by the treatment he received from Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald. Photograpgh: James Crombie/Inpho.

The Gaelic Players’ Association will be investigating the claimed “humiliating double-standard” treatment that two Clare hurlers claim they received f(...)

The GAA Annual Congress at the  Slieve Russell Hotel in Co Cavan saw 67 motions on the agenda.  Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

On a busy day with an agenda of 67 motions, GAA Congress approved the one-on-one penalty and also an advantage rule in hurling, both proposals of Liam(...)

It’s unlikely the GAA in Croke Park feel inhibited about justifying the broadcasting deal so discussion should have been facilitated.

The decision not to allow a motion to congress on the issue of subscription broadcast coverage of championship matches was a mistake.Not alone did it (...)

Rory Kavanagh of Donegal keeps possession despite the attentions of Kerry’s David Moran during last year’s All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Progress can be made in easing the burden on young players without banning them from representing their colleges, according to Dave Billings, the vas(...)