Tag Archives: Gaelic Athletic Association

First Philly-Area Collegiate Gaelic Sports Tourney Scores Big

And in a shocker, novice footballers from Villanova take their opponents to school, and snag their first trophy.

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GAA Kids From Around the Nation are Headed Here

Philly’s Gaelic Athletic Association will play host to the Continental Youth Championships in Malvern July 25 through 28.

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Glenside GAA Takes Its First Baby Steps

Organizers hope the new youth Gaelic athletic club will catch fire with local kids, and help perpetuate Irish culture, throughout the area.

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Tuesday Night Lights

As the sun slowly sinks over Northeast Philly, a hard-working band of dedicated American athletes turn their minds and skills toward the ancient Irish sport of hurling.

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One of the contenders: Martin “Slieveboy Savage” McKernan

A Knockout Fund-Raiser for the Young Irelands

Put up your dukes (and your cash) and put the local GAA club’s “Fight Night” on your card.

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Father Mac

Hundreds in Philadelphia Mourn Michaela Harte McAreavey

Friends, family and members of various Philadelphia organizations attended a Mass on Sunday at the Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul to say goodbye to the slain teacher from Tyrone.

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GAA Ladies Bring It On Home

The national title that is. The Mairead Farrells are the 2010 North American and Philadelphia senior football champs and the Notre Dames the 2010 North American Intermediate Football champs.

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A Labor Day of Love for the Region’s GAA Teams

Footballers and hurlers from local teams are in Chicago this weekend for the national GAA championships. Bonus: Photos from Sunday’s senior football championships at Cardinal Dougherty.

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