Dublin’s Paul Mannion and James Loughrey of Cork in the GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship quarter-final Phase 1 at  Croke Park on July 13th. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The GAA announced on Monday the decision by Saturday’s GAA Central Council meeting that next month’s special congress in Páirc Uí Chaoimh will conside(...)

Kevin Brady scores a goal for Antrim against Wicklow during the  2008 Tommy Murphy Cup final at Croke Park. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Moves towards a Tier 2 football championship quickened this week with a meeting in Croke Park, attended by the counties likely to be involved in such (...)

A player who receives a  black card is punished by  10 minutes in the sin-bin rather than automatic substitution by a replacement. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The restriction on the hand-pass is teetering on the brink of rejection at Saturday’s meeting of the GAA’s Central Council at Croke Park. It has also(...)

Dublin’s Callum Pearson and James McEntee of Meath compete for possession during their O’Byrne Cup semi-final last Saturday. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

It’s early in the year for a meeting of such consequence but this Saturday the GAA’s Central Council have to decide on the future of the experimental (...)

Glenstal Abbey, in Co Limerick,  received almost €135,000 in grants from the American Ireland Funds in 2017.  Photograph: Arthur Ellis/Press22

The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School was the big winner in the $29.47 million (€25.6 million) donated to more than 350 organisations and p(...)

 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(...)

David Hassan: “If the basis of Gaelic football is catching and kicking, then if we’re moving in that direction that’s to be welcomed.” Photograph:  Seb Daly/Sportsfile

David Hassan isn’t part of the Twitterati, nor does he have a Facebook profile, but the former Derry dual player has an idea of what’s being said abo(...)

Tiger Woods will play Phil Mickelson in a winner-take-all $9 million match-play event on November 23rd in Las Vegas. Photograph: EPA/Tannen Maury
When the final whistle blows

The rewards of a successful sporting career at the top level are well-known. English Premier League footballers can earn hundreds of thousands of euro(...)

 Limerick’s Cian Lynch is the 2018 Hurler of the Year.

All-Ireland champions Limerick equalled the county’s best return with six PwC All Star awards at Friday’s presentation banquet in Dublin’s Convention (...)

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(...)

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