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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(...)

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 (...)

Ned Quinn: former Kilkenny County Board chairman will chair CCCC. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ned Quinn is the new chair of the GAA’s Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC), which oversees central Association issues including fixtures a(...)

Adrian Marren scores a goal for Sligo from the penalty spot against Roscommon in the Connacht Senior Football Championship semi-final at Markievicz Park at the weekend. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Sligo officials have been left with an awkward decision over where the Connacht final should be played. They can either travel for over two hours to g(...)