Recreation & Sport

photo credit: Noirin Shirley some rights reserved. History of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) * 1. Michael Cusack and the promotion of Irish games. * 2. The Foundation of the Gaelic Athletic Association. * 3. Controversy with the Irish Amateur Athletic Union. * 4. The Expansion of the GAA. * 5. The GAA’s first Annual […]

Recreation & Sport 2

photo credit: Noirin Shirley some rights reserved. Women’s Gaelic Football Organisations were on the look out for novel ideas to raise finance. Ladies’ Football fell into this category. In little pockets around the country such as Clonmel and Ballycommon, in Offaly, games were organized. It was the Ireland of the traditional cross-roads, young people looking […]