Two patient advocates and former Barnardos chief executive Fergus Finlay are among eight people appointed to the board of the HSE. Photograph: Sara Freund / The Irish Times

Two patient advocates and former Barnardos chief executive Fergus Finlay are among eight people appointed to the board of the HSE by Minister for Heal(...)

Jim Gavin: if Dublin’s first championship outing is fixed for Saturday May 26th the game would clash with the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid. Photograph: James Crombie/Ipho

Looking up from the foothills of a World Cup summer, it is traditional in some quarters to worry how the GAA will cope with the incline. Nothing in an(...)

The GAA  has nothing to fear from discussion amongst its members of proposals, however radical they may be.

The GAA has in recent decades been fairly partial to contemplating the future. If we go back nearly 50 years to the McNamee Commission, which report(...)

Páraic Duffy: “The best fixtures programme for counties can’t be done by Croke Park. We’ve done what we can do and it’s now up to individual counties.”  Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

In his final address to the GAA’s annual congress, outgoing director general Páraic Duffy called on counties to take the initiative with their players(...)

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(...)

GAA Director General Páraic Duffy will retire from his position in March of next year. Photograph: Inpho

GAA director general Páraic Duffy has announced that he will retire from his position on March 31st 2018. He notified the GAA central council and ma(...)

The GAA doesn’t anticipate any turning back after the trial period for championship changes has concluded. Saturday’s decision to give the hurling cha(...)

GAA Congress, at Croke Park, Dublin, on Saturday morning. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Next year’s provincial hurling championships will be played on a round-robin basis after Saturday’s GAA special congress at Croke Park voted for chang(...)

A photograph of Jimmy Magee at his funeral in  Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Jimmy Magee would have been “so, honoured, so proud” about the attendance at his funeral, his son Mark Magee said. “He loved people, He loved his fri(...)

Twins Clara  and Maria Harrington from  Westport flying the flag for Mayo ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland football final against Dublin. Photograph:  Paul Mealey

When Dutchman Dirk Schonkeren sculpted a milk chocolate version of the Sam Maguire Cup, he never expected it would become a rotating window display ov(...)

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