John Horan

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Kilkenny selector Michael Dempsey and Padraig Walsh celebrate. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Michael Dempsey has had a long involvement with Gaelic games. Along with his siblings, from Milltown in Laois, he won the Dermot Earley family award i(...)

Wexford joint captains Matthew O’Hanlon and Lee Chin lift the Bob O’Keeffe Cup after the win over Kilkenny in the 2019 Leinster SHC Final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Wexford will seek clarification from Central Council about the new rule stipulating that presentation of trophies must be to a single captain. The co(...)

Larry McCarthy of New York has taken over as GAA president from John Horan. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

There was so much focus on the newsworthy motions before Saturday’s remote GAA congress – as well as unintended issues created by the format and its t(...)

A view of Croke Park during the GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final between Waterford and Limerick on December 13th, 2020. Under motion 12, All-Ireland finals will move to July, enabling a split season.  Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

It was probably just as well that only two motions proved sufficiently heated to require a vote at Saturday’s first remotely held annual congress, giv(...)

The slowness of the voting had given a practical benediction to the idea that any contentious motions would be better tabled for a special congress later in the year when the hope is that things might be a bit more normal. Photograph: Inpho

GAA director general Tom Ryan expressed it best in the course of answering how he felt that the association’s first remote congress had gone. “I just (...)

Larry McCarthy, left, becomes the first president to come from the association’s overseas units when he takes over from John Horan, right, on Saturday. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

The GAA presidency: discuss. This weekend the chain of office changes hands and Larry McCarthy becomes the first president to come from the associatio(...)

Of the 47 motions approved for the Clar, only 37 will be debated and voted on by virtual means at this month’s first ever remote Annual Congress. File photograph: Inpho

Facing the prospect of some disgruntlement had they pressed ahead without a full in-house debate, the GAA have deferred several key motions to a speci(...)

John Horan’s term of office concludes at Congress. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Several key decisions including the radical proposals for reforming the football championship have been deferred to a special congress in the autumn, (...)

The return of Gaelic games activity might be put back to April. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The GAA’s return to play has been suspended indefinitely and to April at the earliest. This news has emerged after an emergency meeting on Wednesday o(...)

Former Cork GAA Chairperson Tracey Kennedy pictured in 2019. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

The GAA needs to be more proactive in recruiting women and people from minority groups if it wants to be a truly community organisation in a changing (...)

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