Ballygunner players celebrate winning the Waterford senior hurling championship. The split season has emerged from a previously shadowy existence into the full glare of almost blinding approval. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The law of unintended consequences may not be an entirely apt way of describing the GAA’s current prolonged process of reflection simply because the a(...)

It is commonplace to see Jim Gavin mentioned together with Stephen Cluxton (pictured) and county CEO John Costello as the most influential people in the quest that was completed last Saturday. Photograph: Tom Honan

The five-in-a-row done, what is Dublin’s place in history? The obvious answer is that this will be up to others to judge. From here on ground zero, th(...)

The redvelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh is a a priority for the GAA before they consider a second stadium in Dublin.

The GAA’s Director General has poured cold water on the notion of the association building a medium-size stadium on the outskirts of Dublin. Speaking (...)

Kilkenny’s Nowlan Park was the venue for Sunday’s league hurling final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

SUNDAY’S league final wasn’t anything more than diverting but the occasion raised two issues worth consideration. The first and more tang(...)