Director General of the GAA Paraic Duffy speaks to Westmeath county board chairman Sean Sheridan during Annual Congress on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

At GAA Congress, the drama steps lightly into the room and goes about its business with humdrum stealth. History gets made quietly, drumrolls muffle(...)

Páraic Duffy: the director general of the GAA has been a primary advocate for the changes proposed at Congress. Photo:  Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Saturday at this year’s GAA Annual Congress will be another of those days absolutely dominated by one proposal, the football championship reforms that(...)

Since the GAA adopted the single transferable vote used in Dáil elections, there is no longer any opportunity for unexpected bandwagoning at Congress. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

By Friday night the identity of the 38th GAA president will be known. The field for the election is the largest in 27 years with five candidates takin(...)

Dublin celebrating their All-Ireland win last September. Soon the hurling and football finals could be taking place in August. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The GAA’s Annual Congress is a hard sell for most people. There’s a vague awareness of it as a shadowy/meddling/preposterous influence on Gaelic games(...)

The Kilkenny and Waterford semi-final replay in Thurles had been worth €1 million to Central Council. Photo: Ken Sutton/Inpho

The GAA recorded a rise in revenue during 2016, with Central Council taking in just over €60 million. This restores the association’s income after a (...)

 Director general Páraic Duffy at the launch of his annual report  with  president Aogán Ó Fearghaíl.  Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

The prospects of the inter-county season being condensed improved on Tuesday with the announcement that the raft of motions going to February’s GAA A(...)

Cork’s Patrick Horgan at Croke Park for the announcement of  Bord Gáis Energy’s sponsorship of the All-Ireland Hurling Championship.    Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Bord Gáis Energy was formally announced on Thursday as the All-Ireland hurling championship’s seventh sponsorship partner since the GAA adopted the m(...)

Tyrone county manager Mickey Harte: “There was a time in the ’70s when you weren’t allowed to play, in inverted commas, foreign games and play in the GAA.” Photograph: Philip Magowan/Inpho

The GAA could cease playing Amhrán na bhFiann and flying the tricolour at Gaelic games when “the time is right”, the Tyrone county manager Mickey Har(...)

Referee Maurice Deegan black cards Lee Keegan in this year’s Dublin-Mayo All-Ireland football final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It won’t be music to everyone’s ears that Gaelic football’s black card is going nowhere, but plans for a more precise application of the controversial(...)

GAA president Aogán Ó Fearghail:  stressed need for the GAA never to “have closed minds about things that we always thought were precious and sacred”. Photograph: Inpho

There was a little more than met the ear to the comments about flag and anthem made by GAA president Aogán Ó Fearghail in Dubai. On one level his stat(...)

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