JACK MADDEN: Grabbing GAA by the balls


MINOR championship, the perfect antidote for the Leaving Cert. A stress reliever, an outlet, and a shot at a level of glory you have likely never experienced in your short lifetime. Serious to an extent, but not the be all and the end all. A minor club championship match should not have the capability to ‘cast […]


Feature: The Men at the helm – GAA Presidents since the turn of the Millenium


The GAA Presidents who have served the association since the turn of the Millennium… Seán McCague (2000-2003) MONAGHAN legend SEÁN McCague  served as the 33rd president of the Association. Already well known for his accomplishments as manager of Scotstown and Monaghan over the course of the seventies and eighties, he was elected to the position […]


Armagh legend Jarlath Burns to run for GAA Presidency


ARMAGH legend Jarlath Burns will run for the position of GAA President, for the second time, after narrowly losing out to Larry McCarthy in 2020. The Silverbridge clubman just missed out two years ago by ten votes to Cork native McCarthy and is expected to be ratified this evening. Burns led Armagh to their first […]


GAA President to attend Rasharkin pitch opening


GAA President Larry McCarthy is set to attend a day of celebration on Sunday as St Mary’s Rasharkin officially open their new pitch. The fully floodlit 4G surface was built last year after the club identified a need to provide upgraded facilities for both the development of the club’s young players and those at senior […]


Derry to host World GAA Games


DERRY has been confirmed as the host city for the 2023 GAA World Games. The five-day event will feature matches over four days in the Derry centre of excellence in Owenbeg from July 24-27 next summer, with a day of finals taking place in Croke Park on July 28. Planning has commenced for the event […]


Build it and they will come


By Michael McMullan WHEN GAA President Larry McCarthy officially opens Ballerin’s new Community Hub on Sunday, it marks another chapter in the club’s history. Seventy-eight years after Paddy Deighan, Barney McNicholl and Harry Mullan brought GAA to Ballerin, the Sarsfields’ impressive facilities have a state of the art hub to top off their latest development […]