The GAA doesn’t anticipate any turning back after the trial period for championship changes has concluded. Saturday’s decision to give the hurling cha(...)

GAA Congress, at Croke Park, Dublin, on Saturday morning. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Next year’s provincial hurling championships will be played on a round-robin basis after Saturday’s GAA special congress at Croke Park voted for chang(...)

A photograph of Jimmy Magee at his funeral in  Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Jimmy Magee would have been “so, honoured, so proud” about the attendance at his funeral, his son Mark Magee said. “He loved people, He loved his fri(...)

Twins Clara  and Maria Harrington from  Westport flying the flag for Mayo ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland football final against Dublin. Photograph:  Paul Mealey

When Dutchman Dirk Schonkeren sculpted a milk chocolate version of the Sam Maguire Cup, he never expected it would become a rotating window display ov(...)

Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork Paul Colton (centre) with the Sam Maguire trophy for the All Ireland senior football championship winners. Photograph: Twitter.

Protestants in west Cork “dread” commemorations of the War of Independence and the Civil War, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork Paul Colton has said. (...)

Sam Maguire was from Co Cork. A member of the Church of Ireland, he was born in the townland of Mallabraca near Dunmanway, West Cork, in March 1877. (...)

Aogán Ó Fearghail is hopeful that the proposals will also help ease the club fixture problems. Photograph: Inpho

The GAA have confirmed their proposed restructuring of the All-Ireland hurling championship, across all three grades, on a three-year trial basis from(...)

GAA President Aogán Ó Fearghaíl has revealed a proposal to change the structure of the hurling championship. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The President of the GAA Aogán Ó Fearghaíl has confirmed a proposal to change the structure of the hurling championship. These changes - which are li(...)

GAA president Aogán  Ó Fearghail with former Tipperary player/manager Michael ‘Babs’ Keating,  and former Cork player/manager Conor Counihan, left, at the “Imreoir to Bainisteoir” exhibition launch at  Croke Park.  Photo by Matt Browne/Sportsfile

The GAA is hoping to ratify a round-robin reform of the All-Ireland hurling championship in time for the 2018 season. Central Council will in June con(...)

 GAA Congress: you knew that there was more chance of them turning to face Mecca during Mass that evening than there was of the CPA getting a blessing. Photograph: James McCrombie

You knew the Club Players’ Association were in for a rough day at Congress a good four hours before the motion to recognise them even made it to the f(...)

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