The 2014 Gaelic football All-Star team
It’s Thanksgiving Day in the US today, and the All-Star delegation couldn’t have picked a better weekend to travel Stateside (leaving the weather aside).
Boston is the unofficial Irish capital of the world (or so they like to think) outside of Ireland, and on Saturday the 2014 Gaelic football All-Stars w [..]
The Arrabawn Cup was started by Galway in 1988, and has been running annually ever since.
Dublin, Kilkenny, Laois, Offaly, Wexford, Antrim, Galway, Tipperary, Cork, Clare, Limerick and Waterford all participate, and the best young players in the U16 age grade from around country get the opportunity to showcase their talents.
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Tyrone club Éire Óg Carrickmore have been running a hurling and football ‘fundamental programme’ for children in the U8s age group for the past three weeks.
Aidan Kelly is a hurling coach in Tyrone, and was a member of the Tyrone team that won this year’s Nicky Rackard Cup. Aidan set up the initiative, and it is due to run until Christmas.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking in UCD
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil leaders Enda Kenny and Micheal Martin are trying to get some of the most successful GAA stars in the country to represent for their respective parties.
A general election is due to be held in April 2016, and both parties are eyeing up two Kerry Gaelic football legends and a Cl [..]
In 2010, former Wexford hurler Diarmuid Lyng started off on his quest to promote hurling across the globe in aid of World Sports Team.
World Sports Team is a volunteer-driven, non-profit organisation seeking to help sportspeople affected by crippling injuries.
Lyng’s journey took 17 months, and he took in four continents along the way. He b [..]
Conor McGregor celebrates at the O2 in July
Croke Park is no stranger to hosting big sporting events, and not just of the Gaelic football and hurling variety.
Ireland’s soccer and rugby teams made the Drumcondra venue their home from 2007 to 2010 as Lansdowne Road was being redeveloped. Just last August, the ‘Croke Park Classic’ was held betw [..]
Aidan Fogarty after goaling against Tipperary in the 2012 All-Ireland semi-final
Two of Kilkenny’s longest serving players departed the inter-county panel this morning.
Aidan Fogarty and Brian Hogan have given 21 years of loyal and excellent service to the Kilkenny jersey. The duo made their decision public through statements to the official [..]
Brian Hogan plays in the 2014 drawn All-Ireland final
Two Kilkenny and one Tipperary hurler have exited the inter-county scene stage left.
Brian Hogan and Aidan Fogarty of Kilkenny, and John O’Brien of Tipperary have all had long distinguished careers for their counties, picking up a spate of medals along the way.
Hogan and Fogarty’s annou [..]