Maurice Davin
Maurice Davin (1842–1899) was an Irish farmer who became co-founder of the Gaelic Athletic Association. He was also the first President of the GAA and the only man ever to serve two terms as president...
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Paraic Duffy
Paraic Duffy is the 18th Director General of the Gaelic Athletic Association and a former chairman of the Monaghan county board. He replaced Liam Mulvihill in February 2008. Paraic was the GAA's playe...
Moriarty Tribunal
The Moriarty Tribunal, officially called the Tribunal of Inquiry into certain Payments to Politicians and Related Matters, was an Irish Tribunal of Inquiry established in 1997 into the financial affai...
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Fianna Fáil leadership election, 2008
The 2008 Fianna Fáil leadership election began on 2 April 2008, when party leader and Taoiseach Bertie Ahern announced his resignation. Brian Cowen, the Tánaiste and Minister for Finance was the clear...
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Brian Cowen
Brian Cowen (born 10 January 1960) is an Irish former politician who served as Taoiseach of Ireland from 7 May 2008 to 9 March 2011. He was head of a coalition government led by Fianna Fáil which unt...
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John 'Tull' Dunne
John 'Tull' Dunne, Irish Gaelic footballer, coach and administrator, 26 December 1911 - 12 May 1990.Born in Brackernagh, Ballinasloe, County Galway, Dunne was the son of William Dunne, a carpenter, an...
2010 student protest in Dublin
The 2010 student protest in Dublin was a demonstration that took place in the centre of the city on 3 November 2010 in opposition to a proposed increase in university registration fees, further cuts t...
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McCarthy Report
The Special Group on Public Service Numbers and Expenditure Programmes (also known as An Bord Snip Nua) was an advisory committee established by the Irish government in 2008 to recommend cuts in publi...
Paddy Buggy
Paddy Buggy (15 March 1929 – 15 May 2013) was an Irish sportsperson. He played hurling with his local club Slieverue and was a member of the Kilkenny senior inter-county team from 1949 until 1960. Bug...
Dublin GAA
The Dublin County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Irish: Cumann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Contae Átha Cliath) or Dublin GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and i...
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2008 Irish pork crisis
The Irish pork crisis of 2008 was a dioxin contamination incident in Ireland that led to an international recall of pork products from Ireland produced between September and early December of that yea...
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Cork–Dublin hurling rivalry
The Cork–Dublin rivalry is a hurling rivalry between Irish inter-county teams Cork and Dublin. The fixture has been an irregular one due to both teams playing in separate provinces.
Meetings betwe...
Nickey Brennan
Nicholas "Nickey" Brennan (born 3 December 1953) is an Irish former hurler, manager and Gaelic games administrator. He played as a right wing-back for the Kilkenny senior team. More recently, he serve...
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Alf Murray
Alf Murray (1914 - 12 March 1999) was an Irish Gaelic footballer who played as a right wing-forward for the Armagh senior team. He is regarded as one of the greatest players of all-time. Murray joined...
Thomas Loftus
Tom Loftus (Irish: Tomás Ó Lochtuis) was a former Chairman of the Leinster Provincial Council of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).
Tom Loftus was born in Roscommon town, Co. Roscommon in 1917...
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Bill Delaney
Bill Delaney (1914/1915 – 2000) was a famous Gaelic footballer for Laois. His death at the age of 85 in July 2000 brought great sadness to the entire county but rekindled memories of a glorious ...
2008 FÁS expenditure controversy
The FÁS expenditure controversy was an incident in Republic of Ireland in November/December 2008 in which significant public and political outcry was roused, and at least one senior figure of a govern...
Fingal hurling team
The Fingal hurling team (Irish: Foireann Iománaíochta Fhine Ghaill) is an inter-county hurling team fielded by the Dublin County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) since 2008 that repr...
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Parnell Park
Parnell Park is a GAA stadium in Donnycarney, Dublin, Ireland with a capacity of about 11,500. It is the home of the Dublin GAA hurling, football, camogie and ladies' football teams at all levels of c...
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Christy Cooney
Christy Cooney (Irish: Críostóir Ó Cuana, born 1952 in Youghal, County Cork, Ireland) is a Gaelic games administrator, who served as the 36th President of the Gaelic Athletic Association. He was elect...
Seán Kelly (Irish politician)
Seán Kelly (born 26 April 1952) is an Irish politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the South constituency. He is a member of Fine Gael, part of the European People's Party.He is a ...
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March for a Better Way
March for a Better Way was a demonstration held in Dublin on Saturday 27 November 2010 at 11:30 am. Organised by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), it followed Ireland's admission of the EU/EC...
Jack Boothman
Jack Boothman was President of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) between 1994 and 1997. He was an active member of his local Blessington GAA club in County Wicklow. He was elected as president of ...