GAA Annual Congress have overwhelmingly passed  a motion to ban sponsorship from betting companies. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

GAA congress has voted to ban sponsorship by betting companies ‘of any competition, team, playing gear or facility’. The vote was overwhelmingly passe(...)

Tom Ryan:  welcomed the figures as “arresting the drop of recent years” and said that the average attendance at an All-Ireland championship fixture had grown to 21,723. Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

The GAA’s top finance officer believes that the new championship formats being introduced this year will not have a major impact on income. Tom Ryan (...)

Former Tipperary goalkeeper Brendan Cummins outlined the levels of preparation a top-level player must put himself through . Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan /Inpho

Among the insights to be acquired at the GAA’s games development conference at the weekend was simply the dedication needed to flourish at the top of (...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh MacAuley is among those taking part. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

More than 400 inter-county GAA players plan to sleep rough in 12 towns and cities across the island of Ireland from 6pm on Saturday evening in solida(...)

Homeless man sleeping on Kildare Street, Dublin. Intercounty players are organising sleep-outs on December 16th to draw attention to homelessness.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Upwards of 150 GAA intercounty players are to sleep out in towns and cities across Ireland on Saturday December 16th to draw attention to the homeless(...)

Aogán Ó Fearghail during an Ireland International Rules press conference in  Perth, Australia.   Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile via Getty Images

As he heads into the last few months of his presidency Aogán Ó Fearghail leaves the future landscape of the GAA barely recognisable from three years a(...)

The Ireland women’s rugby team were singularly unimpressed by the IRFU announcement of a six-month part-time coach.   Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“The successful delivery of the Women’s Rugby World Cup is of huge importance for the future growth of the game in Ireland.” – Kevin Potts, head of Ir(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning, who is shortlisted for Hurler of the Year. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Galway have won the lion’s share of the 2017 All Star hurling nominations, claiming nearly one-third of the available positions and more than double w(...)

 At the announcement of PwC Ireland’s sponsorship deal for the All-Star and Player of the Month awards are (from left); GPA chief executive Dermot Earley,  Feargal O’Rourke, managing partner at  PwC Ireland and Peter McKenna, commercial director of the  GAA. Photograph: Maxwells

PwC Ireland has become the new title sponsor for the GAA All-Star awards as well as the Player of the Month awards in a four-year deal. The Big Four (...)

Ciaran McKeever with Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney. Photograph: Inpho

Armagh stalwart Ciarán McKeever has announced his retirement after an injury ravaged few seasons. The 34-year-old St Patrick’s Cullyhanna clubman ste(...)

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