Croke Park: Creating a laboratory for the future of football during the spring is clearly a concern for many counties. Photograph: Óisín Keniry/Inpho

In the past, change in the GAA came dropping slow, the association priding itself on being “open to change” but careful and deliberative about its int(...)

St Patrick’s players celebrate after defeating Rathnew in the Wicklow senior final Replay at Joule Park, Aughrim, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Inpho

Years ago, an early pioneer of sports psychology in Gaelic games was approached by a team in the hope that he’d give them “an oul’ talk” in the run-up(...)

Stephen Coen of Mayo, Seamus Hickey of the GPA, GAA president John Horan and Shane Flanagan of Limerick at the launch of the report. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

For something as ground breaking as the detailed research that went into the ESRI report Playing Senior Inter-County Games: Experiences, Realities and(...)

The Club Players Association will have an input into Croke Park’s master fixture plan for 2019. Photo: Inpho

The Club Players Association will have an input into Croke Park’s master fixture plan for 2019. According to an update from the CPA, the invitation (...)

GAA director general Tom Ryan: knows from his financial background the immense importance of getting the All-Ireland championships right. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

If it’s a curse to live in interesting times, is the corresponding blessing, ‘May you live in experimental times’? In the latter circumstance you can(...)

The Club Players Association’s motion to ensure transparency in how delegates follow their mandate was rejected by 83 per cent of Congress delegates.

I never have too hard a time staying positive about the GAA. But 12 days later, I’m still struggling to figure out what exactly we learnt at the 2018 (...)

John Horan, newly elected president of the Gaelic Athletic Association,  gives his inaugural  speech to congress as president. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

There is a moment when they close the doors at the GAA’s Annual Congress and you’re sitting there with a whole session of motions ahead of you and you(...)

 Ex-president of the Gaelic Athletic Association Aogan Ó Fearghail hands over his president’s medal to incoming president John Horan. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

New GAA president John Horan has identified the over-emphasis on county development squads as an issue for his presidency. The first native Dubliner s(...)

None of the three motions seeking to end the GAA’s controversial subscription-based TV rights deal have made it the Congress clár later this month. C(...)

Dublin’s James McCarthy battles with Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea. Next summer brings the promise of more top-drawer clashes between the country’s top eight sides. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Mayo heartbroken. Dublin history-makers. What a final, the standard of Gaelic football is better than ever. Over the concluding eight weekends of thi(...)

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