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Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA)

GAA - Celebrating 125 Years

The modern governing body of Gaelic sports in Ireland is the Gaelic Athletic Association or GAA which organises the sports of hurling and [gaelic] football throughout Ireland (and many parts of the world).

Gaelic Games – The March Goes On

Gaelic Games – The March Goes On

Over the last couple of years, Gaelic Games in Britain has received a major boast. London won the Nicky Rackard Cup (Hurling) at Croke Park in 2005 and the success has spurred on other teams to compete to the highest standard. More people are getting involved in GAA than ever before.

Introduction to Gaelic Football

Introduction to Gaelic Football

Gaelic football forms an important role in Irish sport. Both men and women’s games will be played at the sports arena. GAA will also be displayed on the Setanta Sports Screen in the Refreshment Tent.

Bloody Sunday: November 21 1920

Bloody Sunday: November 21 1920

Amid the War of Independence / Anglo-Irish War, 1919-1921; the political situation in Ireland was volatile following Sinn Fein’s decision to set-up an alternative parliament from London. The Westminster government responded by sending auxiliary forces to Dublin, referred to as the Black and Tans.

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