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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Croke Park

All time
# In the red
'The past year has proved very damaging' - GAA report combined deficit of €34.1m after 2020 season
The association’s 2020 financial report was launched today.
# Croke Park
GAA move to explain loan application, clarify no redevelopment plan for Cusack Stand
‘Reports failed to indicate that the GAA had in fact already suspended any such plans,’ said a statement from Croke Park.
# sods law
Croke Park to host criminal trials during first three months of 2021
Trials will be held in conference facilities at the GAA venue from mid-January.
# Eanna Martin
'I had an absolute ball and loved being involved' - retiring from Wexford after 14 senior seasons
The longest-serving member of the Wexford squad retired recently. Éanna Martin reflects on his county career.
# Champions
Third time lucky as Meath triumph in All-Ireland intermediate final thriller
Seven Emma Duggan points helped them to glory against Westmeath.
# Capital Sam
All-Ireland football six-in-a-row completed as Dublin control finale to defeat Mayo
A 2-14 to 0-15 win for Dessie Farrell’s side this evening in Croke Park.
# Well On Top
Champs again! Limerick lead the way in hurling as brilliant All-Ireland final display sees off Waterford.
John Kiely’s side ran out 0-30 to 0-19 victors in Croke Park.
# Sunday Stage
My grandfather, sporting memories and a Kerry team playing on All-Ireland hurling final day
Next Sunday is a landmark day for Kerry hurling.
# Man in the Middle
Meath referee to take charge of All-Ireland senior football final
Meanwhile, Down’s Paul Faloon will take charge of the U20 football decider.
'I think it’s a women’s issue. There are no words really' - Cork boss fumes at venue switch
Ephie Fitzgerald expressed his frustrations after the late venue change for today’s All-Ireland semi-final.
# Ready to go
Mayo name unchanged team for All-Ireland semi-final
It means goalkeeper David Clarke is set to play his 55th Championship game.
# Man in the Middle
Tipperary native Fergal Horgan appointed as All-Ireland hurling final referee
Liam Gordon of Galway will officiate the Joe McDonagh Cup final.
# Open The Gates
'You’re looking for maybe 500 people' - Should families be allowed attend the All-Ireland final?
Limerick forward Tom Morrissey has called for the families of players to be allowed attend.
# John Kiely
'It would be an unforgivable mistake if they don't leave the players come to the final'
The Limerick manager has again called for all members of his squad to be able to attend matches after they booked a spot in the All-Ireland final.
# Debate
Moving semi-final out of Croke Park would give Cavan better chance against Dublin, admits Galligan
But Breffni star Thomas Galligan has no issues with taking on the All-Ireland champions in HQ.
# 100 years on
Watching the haunting Bloody Sunday centenary commemoration at a dark and silent Croke Park
The GAA poignantly remembered the 14 people who were killed on a harrowing afternoon 100 years ago.
# Centenary
'Profound sadness and outrage': 14 victims of Bloody Sunday remembered 100 years on
Only a limited number of people could attend the event at Croke Park but the GAA encouraged people to light a candle in their homes.
# War of Independence
Bloody Sunday: How the senseless attack in Croke Park hastened the end of British rule
We take a look at the events of that day, using newspaper reports and archive material.
# reasoning
A closer look at All-Ireland finals possibly moving to July and a split GAA season
‘If you want no interference to club fixtures from the inter-county game then this is your way to do it.’
# Club v County
GAA split season with July All-Ireland finals coming by 2022 if passed by Congress
It has also been proposed that pre-season competitions are scrapped and no inter-county training can take place before 1 January.
# Diarmuid Martin
'We should not tolerate intolerance': Archbishop recalls being the subject of 'violent' anti-mask protest
The incident happened at the Eid al-Adha celebration in Croke Park in July.
# Guidelines
GAA ask teams to avoid huddles and celebrations 'involving close physical contact'
Team photographs should also be avoided ‘unless in seated area conforming to social distancing’.
# Covid-19
GAA developing limited rapid Covid testing approach for players in 2020 championship plans
Inter-county action is set to resume on Saturday 17 October.
# put back
GAA activity in Dublin primary schools deferred until after Christmas due to Covid-19 regulations
Cumann na mBunscol games in Dublin are planned to start on the week of 25 January.
# rain check
Croke Park chiefs cancel GAA championship season tickets
The Association will refund €40 to holders of Adult Tickets.
# Eid Mubarak
Muslims pray at Croke Park for the first time in celebration of Eid al-Adha
“Your community has shown selfless dedication in the administration of healthcare and on the frontline,” Muslim worshipers were told.
RTÉ to broadcast Eid celebration at Croke Park as plans go ahead for 200 guests
Guests at the event will include Minister Roderic O’Gorman, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop Michael Jackson, and Rabbi Zalman Lent.
Croke Park Eid event looks to maintain 500 attendees as government slows down reopening
Organisers hope the government will give special consideration to the event similar to that given to places of worship after a request from the Archbishop of Dublin earlier this month.
# factcheck
FactCheck: No, Croke Park will not be used for animal slaughter during Eid Al Adha
The claim was made by ahead of Eid Al Adha celebrations in Croke Park this summer.
# Croke Park
Croke Park to host major Muslim festival Eid Al Adha
It is expected that 500 people will be able to attend the celebration in order to allow for social distancing.
Major Muslim celebration to be held in Croke Park in the coming month
Croke Park is the preferred setting for the celebration of the next major event on the Muslim calendar.
# Covid-19
'We probably could put 21,000 into Croke Park safely' - GAA plan for crowds with two-metre rule
GAA President John Horan on how they could accommodate fans while social distancing exists.
# turas fada
GAA championship could happen this year behind closed doors, says Taoiseach
‘It’d be a later calendar than we’re used to,’ Leo Varadkar says.
# 2000: Revisited
'I was told, 'You'll be going in now'. I nearly turned pale, I was thinking, 'Oh no Brendan, will you get up'
Eoin Kelly on his hurling year in 2000 that saw him play for three Tipperary teams and win an All-Ireland for a Kilkenny side.
# Croker Classic
When Dublin came close, Declan and Gooch starred for Kerry and an All-Ireland semi-final cracker
In this week’s episode of Warriors, the GAA podcast for The42 members, we took a closer look at the 2007 All-Ireland semi-final.
# top brass
Special Congress grants GAA emergency powers
The Association’s management committee now has the authority to amend any rule for the following 12 weeks.
# 90 c 27
How Fr O'Brien's Cork hurlers won a brilliant All-Ireland final in 1990
TG4 will broadcast the meeting of the Rebels and Cyril Farrell’s Galway this weekend.
# Rule 42
QUIZ: How well do you remember Croke Park's rugby and soccer days?
10 years have passed since international rugby darkened the doors of GAA HQ.
# Coronavirus
Writer Stefanie Preissner describes experience of using Croke Park drive-thru Covid-19 testing facility
Preissner said she was referred for testing by her doctor after she called her GP about a cough and breathlessness.
# appointment only
Croke Park drive-thru Covid-19 testing facility to open later today
Locals have been told there will be “minimal disruption” to local traffic and noise.