Paddy Gumley: I was told to give up football at 26
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09 Mar 2018

Posted in:  Cork GAA, Cavan GAA, Club

BY SHANE STAPLETON Word spread about the man known as ‘Paddy the baller’. There’s nothing unusual about an outsider working in Cork and wandering into Nemo seeing if he can train. Yerra you can, an...

Cavan v Kerry in NYC: 70 years on
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24 Mar 2017

Posted in:  Kerry GAA, County, Cavan GAA

By Shane Stapleton Michael O’Hehir didn’t know whether he’d be heard or if his voice was simply vanishing into the ether.The legendary commentator was calling the last ten minutes of the All-Ireland...

What’s in a Name – Volume 2
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Words by Shane Stapleton There’s a rich tapestry of names to pore over across the GAA. All sorts of influences have made their way onto the crests and jerseys of our clubs. Names that have become s...