Jarlath Burns

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Niall Moyna: “In the last 15 years I’ve yet to walk away from a championship game saying, ‘that team lost because they weren’t fit enough’?”. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Niall Moyna believes intercounty players should be able to maintain their essential fitness levels with two hours of training a week during the corona(...)

Newly elected president of the GAA, Larry McCarthy. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

New York’s Larry McCarthy pulled off an historic victory to become president-elect of the GAA on Friday night at annual congress, held this year in Cr(...)

Jarlath Burns: despite some rumoured leakage, Burns is likely to get the lion’s share of the Ulster vote in his bid to become GAA president.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The last word in GAA election etiquette went to Clare’s Noel Walsh who, after running third in the 1999 presidential election, prompted some much-need(...)

Kerry players form a huddle at Croke Park.  “The combined cost of preparing and fielding senior inter-county teams for the 32 counties came to €29.74 million in 2019,” according to director general Tom Ryan. Photograph: Billy Keane/Inpho

The onset of Congress, particularly in an election year, intensifies interest (well, sort of) in governance and administration but, such is the range (...)

John Horan: In the last election in 2017, there was a total valid poll of 278 and current president  Horan won on the first count with 140 votes. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Like the country in recent weeks, the GAA takes to the hustings this year with annual congress at the end of the month set to elect the association’s (...)

The Mayo team. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A Mayo motion set to come before Congress later this month could considerably widen the rule on both county and club eligibility for players not born (...)

GAA pundit Joe Brolly with Cork’s Alan Cadogan, Wexford’s Rory O’Connor, Dublin’s Paul Mannion and Kerry’s Paul Geaney, at the launch of Eir Sport’s 2020  Allianz Leagues coverage. Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

“Say it ain’t so, Joe.” – Chicago youngster to Shoeless Joe Jackson. “If you’re the only one out there with a pitchfork, you’re in danger of becomin(...)

Rory O’Connor of Wexford, Alan Cadogan of Cork, Eir sport analyst Joe Brolly, Paul Geaney of Kerry and Paul Mannion of Dublin. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Joe Brolly’s greeting is that of a man looking to equalise before the other team scores. “As my father said one time, I won’t be apologising to the li(...)

John Horan: said it was pretty clear where the GAA would stand if a Border poll was to be held. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Just over 60 years ago, at a Croke Park event to mark the anointing of a new Hogan Stand, the then president of the GAA, Dr Joseph Stuart, made a spee(...)

The Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and the Northern Secretary Karen Bradley will hold talks with the North’s five main parties at Stormont on Thursday to determine if there is any chance of a political breakthrough in the coming weeks. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the British prime minister Theresa May, who are reviewing what progress has been made in the talks aimed at restoring S(...)

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