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Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring believes the GAA were wrong to move Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay to Limerick. Photograph:  Frank Miller

The GAA has come in for further criticism for staging the All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay in Limerick rather than Dublin, this time from the Ministe(...)

Before the fall: Joe Paterno   watches as his Penn State Nittany Lions team play Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois in 2009, three years before his  sacking over allegations he helped cover up child sexual abuse allegations against his assistant coach.  Photograph:  Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

A charter plane arrived in Dublin yesterday carrying 118 Penn State University gridiron players, just under 200 support staff, and one very trouble(...)

Some 20,000 American football fans are expected to travel from North America to Dublin this week to see Penn State play University of Central Florida in the “Croke Park Classic”. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

A first trip to Croke Park as a visiting player or fan is a daunting experience for most. With a capacity of 82,300, the Dublin stadium is one of Eur(...)

Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final was my first taste of Gaelic football, aside from a brief YouTube clip, and everything about it was perfect. Th(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea and Barry John Keane of Kerry swap jersey’s at the end of Sunday’s drawn All-Ireland semi-final football match at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Liam O’Neill and Tomás Ó Sé: The contrasting opinions of the life-long GAA administrator, entering his final year as president; and the legendary foot(...)

Donegal’s Kevin Cassidy and Dublin’s Bryan Cullen during the 2011 All-Ireland football semi-final. “Yeah, it’s definitely an All-Ireland that we let slip.” says Cassidy.

It’s well established that Jim McGuinness and Kevin Cassidy have an uneasy history. Cassidy, Donegal’s two-time All Star wing back, contributed(...)

With just over three weeks to the Croke Park Classic, an exciting programme of events around the American College football game between Penn State and the University of Central Florida was announced by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Christy Burke and Croke Park Stadium Director Peter McKenna.

Croke Park are satisfied Penn State have sufficiently changed their protocols and ethos with regard to child welfare despite what Stadium Director Pe(...)

Peter McKenna, stadium and commercial director at Croke Park. “Certainly the spend per head is up and the number of conferences has increased.” Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

It might be an amateur association at heart but the GAA has proved itself to be highly professional in recent years at exploiting commercial opportuni(...)

A member of the Notre Dame cheerleading squad is held aloft in Dublin’s Temple Bar ahead of their American footbal match against Navy in September. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Tourism Ireland has reported a 7 per cent rise in visitor numbers for the island of Ireland, the best since the global economic crisis began. Some eig(...)

Billed as the Croke Park Classic, the US college football match is expected to attract a sell-out crowd of 69,000.

The GAA is hoping to secure €275,000 from a title sponsor for next year’s American football college game between Penn State and the University of Cent(...)

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