John Horan

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 GAA president John Horan: “We hope everyone sees a place for themselves in the GAA and will join us for this service.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

GAA president John Horan has said he hopes that an ecumenical service to be held in St Patrick’s Cathedral will encourage more Protestants to play Gae(...)

Offaly manager Eugene McGee makes his way onto the Croke Park  pitch before the start of the 1982 All-Ireland SFC Final against Kerry. Photograph:   Ray McManus/Sportsfile

The late Eugene McGee (78) was a man of many achievements and talents but the past 37 years of his life were dominated in the public mind by what happ(...)

Lucan Sarsfields’ Harry Ladd scores a goal against Na Fianna at Parnell Park in the Dublin Senior Football Championship. Photograph: Info

The Na Fianna GAA club in Dublin generates about €50 million for its local economy each year, according to a report carried out by a consultancy that (...)

John Horan: recent comments by the GAA president about it being clear where the organisation would stand if a Border poll comes maybe shouldn’t be a surprise. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Brexit bringing a Border poll on Irish unity closer leaves the GAA with a moral dilemma. It can behave with integrity, do what it says on the tin and (...)

Gavin White: “You want to get in with the county as soon as possible so from that point of view it would be very beneficial to move the club games back to January or pre-Christmas.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s a curious fact that at the beginning of the Allianz League, Con O’Callaghan and Gavin White hadn’t experienced more than 20 minutes of game time (...)

Ireland’s Aidan O’Shea in action against Australia during the 2017 International Rules series at the  Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Although GAA president John Horan expressed optimism at the weekend that a resumption of the International Rules series was imminent, a number of issu(...)

For a GAA annual congress that had one of the lowest-key build-ups in memory - further evidenced when all business was disposed of by the time delegat(...)

Past and present GAA presidents Aogán Ó Fearghail and John Horan at   GAA Congress at the  Clayton Hotel in Wexford. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Although most attention was trained on the motions about opening county grounds to other sports and whether Dublin’s use of Croke Park should be restr(...)

John Horan: became the first GAA president to address either house of the Oireachtas. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Leinster House is covered in protective screens, as refurbishment on the parliament building continues. They provide an opportune canvas for proclaimi(...)

Liam Sheedy: former manager has returned to  guide the fortunes of the Tipperary hurlers. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

And so it begins again, the long, slow summer that always starts in the grey and cold of winter. After an off-season of seemingly interminable yak, i(...)

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