Liam Mulvihill

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Niamh McCoy: “You can’t get a more authentic experience than coming here to the museum and going to a match.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The GAA Museum is fronted by Paul Ferriter’s imposing statue of the association’s founder, Michael Cusack (1847-1906), who – as an educator and cultur(...)

Then Horse Racing Ireland chairman Denis Brosnan (left) and chief executive Brian Kavanagh.

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) lobbied government departments to bend rules governing the length of service of its chief executive Brian Kavanagh for more(...)

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(...)

Dublin footballers celebrate their third All-Ireland victory in five years at Croke Park last September. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Ten years ago, then GAA director general Liam Mulvihill said in a section subtitled ‘Dublin’ that the “excellent work being done in Dublin is evident (...)

All Ireland Hurling Final 1995 against Offaly - Brian and Frank Lohan tackle Johnny Dooley. Photo: Patrick Bolger/Inpho All Ireland Hurling Final 1995 against Offaly - Brian and Frank Lohan tackle Johnny Dooley. Photo: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

Viewed from a distance of two decades, maybe the most remarkable thing about the hurling summer of 1995 is just how unpromising it was roundly agreed (...)

Dublin supporters on Hill 16 during Sunday’s game against Monaghan. Photograph: Inpho/Cathal Noonan

Last weekend saw the curtain come down on the first year of the GAA’s exclusive rights deal with Sky Sports. Saturday’s football quarter-finals were t(...)

Dublin footballers’ recent success has led to people thinking  Croke Park is their home ground.

It was only when stadium director Peter McKenna said it that you began to think. Commenting on Croke Park’s having cleared its debt and asked when was(...)

 Henry Shefflin of Kilkenny holds off  Cork’s Seán Óg Ó hAilpín in the 2003 All-Ireland hurling final. That was one of the biggest years for the GAA championships with  1,962,769 people going through the turnstiles. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The national leagues begin at the weekend with the GAA hoping to capitalise on the great positives of two excellent senior championships last summer. (...)

GAA director general Páraic Duffy. Photograph: Inpho GAA director general Páraic Duffy. GAA director general Páraic Duffy. Photograph: Inpho

It used to be a great staple of GAA Congress debates on broadcasting policy to give out that RTÉ were failing to promote the championship cover(...)

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