Tom Ryan

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The clamour to move the Liam Miller tribute match from Cork City’s soccer ground to Páirc Uí Chaoimh in order to benefit from the far greater capacity placed the GAA in a difficult situation. Photograph: Inpho

The controversy generated by the Liam Miller tribute match last September was the main influence on a motion to go before February’s annual congress, (...)

Casement Park in Belfast: the 38,000-capacity project has been in planning limbo for five years. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The GAA has ruled out downsizing the proposed stadium at Belfast’s Casement Park, which has been ensnared in the planning process since the 38,000-cap(...)

The Liam Miller Tribute Match, which saw a Celtic & Ireland Legends side take on a  Manchester United Legends selection, at  Páirc Uí Chaoimh in September. Photograph: Inpho

GAA director general Tom Ryan has said that the association felt “bullied” into hosting the Liam Miller tribute match, which was held in Cork’s Páirc (...)

Tom Ryan: the GAA’s director general will have to address the various contentious issues  besetting the organisation. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Has the GAA ever been in so much chaos: not in the catastrophic sense but simply existing at a time of so much uncertainty and in the midst of so many(...)

Hurling: GAA welcomes ‘prestigious’ listing by Unesco

The sports of hurling and camogie have been granted special cultural status by the United Nations, along with Jamaican reggae and Chidaoba, a form of (...)

The Environmental Protection Agency says no E.coli testing was reported for 711 small private water supplies during 2017. Photograph: Getty

The Environmental Protection Agency has highlighted serious health risks arising from creches, nursing homes and hotels using their own wells for drin(...)

The report found that upgrade works are needed to protect four beaches with poor quality bathing water at Clifden, Co Galway;  Merrion Strand, Loughshinny; and Sandymount strands in Co Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There are 38 towns and villages across the State discharging raw sewage into the environment, according to a new report from the Environmental Protect(...)

Tom Ryan: “On the training side of things it’s a little more difficult because you may have different counties taking different approaches.” Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

The GAA says that whereas it is open to any proposals for assisting counties with their financial burdens, the payment across the board of travel and (...)

John Kiely: bids to lead Limerick to their first All-Ireland senior hurling title since 1973 when they take on holders Galway at Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The RTÉ radio documentary, Who Fears to Speak of ’98 got a rerun at the weekend. Originally broadcast in 2008 on the 10th anniversary of the hurling s(...)

Dublin and Galway in action in the Allianz Football League Division One Final. The teams meet again in the All-Ireland semi-final on Saturday at Croke Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Before the conclusion of its first year’s trial, there had been great focus on the All-Ireland football quarter-final format from the perspective of (...)

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