Burns: GAA’s green shoots abroad must be explored

One of the more curious aspects of the GAA is how it is developing worldwide. To suggest there is an explosion of interest globally in our games would be seriously wide of the mark, but there is definitely green shoots in each of the four continents worthy of note.

Jarlath Burns: The curse of talent

Who would be a GAA playing university student in the modern era? It must be the most confusing, oppressive, tiring experience possible. It would make you wonder how they get through their winters of discontent at all. Let me explain.

Jarlath Burns: Hayes’ Hotel argument is flawed

ANYONE following the GAA news down south at the moment might be aware of the current debate in Tipperary around the issue of Hayes’ Hotel, where the GAA was founded in 1884. This hotel is currently in administration and politicians are lobbying the GAA to purchase it to ensure it remains part of the GAA heritage portfolio.

Burns: Rules a harmless exercise

Those who hate the International Rules must have been rejoicing last weekend at the two non events that we witnesses in Cavan and Croker. I must say I’m slightly agnostic about the whole thing; I don’t get upset one way or the other.