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. 54 more words
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#OTD in 1971 – The GAA lifted 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. 146 more words