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1884 – Founding of the Gaelic Athletic Association in the Hayes’s Hotel in Thurles, Co Tipperary.

Michael Cusack convenes the first meeting of the ‘Gaelic Athletic Association for the Preservation and Cultivation of national Pastimes’ in Hayes’ Hotel, Thurles, Co Tipperary. 42 more words

Irish History

‘GAA Jersey’ should be modern-era anthem for Irish native sport

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Donegal

Dynamic ‘Goats Don’t Shave’ concert has audience dancing in the aisles

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1971 – The GAA lifts its ban on members playing or attending ‘foreign’ sports such as soccer or rugby.

The GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) finally revokes its infamous Rule 27, commonly known as “The Ban.”

The rule banned all GAA members from playing or watching in non-Gaelic games. 145 more words

Irish History