Category Archives: GAA

Ireland’s county names… What do they mean?

Followers of both Gaelic football and hurling will be familiar with the counties of Ireland being displayed in the Irish language. But what do these names actually mean? Continue reading

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The Croke Park Classic encounter: UCF Knights V Penn State

Tweet The exciting Croke Park Classic is the first in a series of American College Football games for Dublin, whereby teams will compete for the coveted Dan Rooney Trophy, named after the former US Ambassador to Ireland and Chairman of … Continue reading

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Mid West of Ireland new sports tourism capital of Europe

Tweet Similar to how Dublin has become a digital capital for large companies such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Google, the Mid West region of Ireland has it’s sights on becoming the sports tourism capital of Europe. This title would be … Continue reading

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Five interesting facts you might not know about Ireland

Before visiting the Ireland here are a five interesting facts that might help you while you soak up the full Irish experience and mingling with the locals. Continue reading

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Dublin win All-Ireland Football Final for 24th time!

Tweet On Sunday 22nd September, all eyes were on a packed Croke Park, as Dublin took on Mayo in the All-Ireland Football Final!

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GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Final takes place this Sunday

Tweet The 2013 All Ireland Football Final will take place this Sunday 22nd September in Croke Park between Mayo and Dublin!

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It’s Dublin V Mayo in the 2013 All-Ireland Football Final!

Tweet The finalist for the 2013 All Ireland Football Final that takes place on 22nd September in Croke Park is Mayo and Dublin!

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Cork Ladies win GAA Football Final

Tweet For the last time this year, Croke Park was awash with noise, colour and energy as fans from Armagh, Waterford, Antrim, Louth, Cork and Kerry filled the grounds for what would be the last games in the All-Ireland Finals.

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Harry Potter and the Tom Markham Cup

Tweet In the space of just a few days, Ireland has seen some of Hollywood’s hottest property celebrate with a winning GAA team and mingle with locals and visitors. The Dublin Minor GAA Football team were celebrating in the city … Continue reading

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Donegal win All-Ireland GAA Football Championship 2012

Tweet This morning in the North West County of Donegal, they are still celebrating their momentous win in the 2012 All-Ireland GAA Football Championship as they were crowned All-Ireland GAA Football champions, in front of a packed out Croke Park … Continue reading

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