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- Gaelic football (Irish: peil ghaelach) is a form of football played mainly in Ireland where it is the most popular sport.
- Gaelic football is the most popular sport in Ireland, attendance at matches in the senior championship in the summer can reach 70,000 or more.
- Gaelic football is the most popular sport of Ireland in both participation and spectator numbers.
- Gaelic football is the most popular of the Gaelic games and is played by teams of 15 on a rectangular grass pitch with H-shaped goals at each end.
- Gaelic football is the most popular sport in Northern Ireland with the counties of Tyrone and Armagh forming part of the 'Big Three' (along with Kerry).
- Apart from his political record Lynch was a national sporting hero, winning All-Ireland medals in hurling and Gaelic football.
- Most of TG4's viewership, however, tends to come from showing Gaelic football, hurling and rugby matches, and also films in English.
- Trumera GAA club is a hurling and gaelic football club in County Laois, Ireland.
- A successful hurling and gaelic football star, Jack Lynch (full name: John Mary Lynch) (1917-1999) was the fourth Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland.
- Lynch also played Gaelic football with his local club St. Nicholas' and with the Cork senior inter-county team from 1936 until 1946.
- There were pronounced similarities between Wills's game and Gaelic football (as it would be codified in 1887).
- Games of hurling and Gaelic football were occasionally sponsored by the Christian Brothers schools in Boksburg and Pretoria well into the 1950s.
- Lynch was also a successful hurling and Gaelic football star, winning All-Ireland medals for both sports.
- Gaelic football and rugby league have very small, albeit growing numbers of adherents.
- His subjects include horse racing, rugby football, hurling and gaelic football.
- Australian rules football has been influenced by a large number of sports, including Gaelic football, rugby football and cricket.
- In rural areas, and particularly in the west of Ireland, 'Football' is Gaelic Football and Association Football is only ever referred to as Soccer.
- Throughout the country a wide variety of sports are played, the most popular being Gaelic football, hurling and camogie, rugby union, soccer and hockey.
- The local people are said to have a preference for soccer over gaelic football, which is less often the case in many other rural areas.
- In 2007 Fermanagh player Darren Graham, who represented the county at both Gaelic football and hurling, temporarily left the sport.
- Handball, once very popular in Ireland, has lost much of its popularity over the years to other sports such as Gaelic football and soccer.
- Gaelic sports consist of hurling, camogie, and Gaelic football, as well as handball and shinty.
- This online home provides information on all Gaelic Athletic Association activities in Leitrim including Gaelic football, hurling, handball and Scór.
- Both Hurling and Gaelic football were standardised, albeit that both standardised games bore little resemblance to the original sports such as caid.
- In the United Kingdom, Gaelic games such as Gaelic football and hurling are highly popular in Northern Ireland and have a smaller presence in Great Britain.
- He took the basic rules of Gaelic football, soccer and rugby and meshed them into a single sport we know today as Australian Rules football.
- Throughout the country a wide variety of sports are played, the most popular being Gaelic football, hurling, rugby, soccer and field hockey.
- Gaelic Football can be described as a mixture of soccer and rugby, although it predates both of those games.
- Cork, Ireland, including gaelic football,hurling, camogie, underage, fixtures & results, club history & news, photo gallery,lotto, committee & sponsors.
- Gaelic football and hurling are the national sports of Ireland, administered by the Gaelic Athletic Association and organised on an all-Ireland basis.
- Gaelic football and hurling are the most popular sports in Ireland.
- The most popular sport in Ireland is Gaelic football, which has more in common with rugby or Australian-rules football than association football.
- The second most popular sport in Ireland is hurling, an ancient sport also of Gaelic origin, and shares many of the features of Gaelic football.
- In Ireland, football can mean Association Football or Gaelic Football depending on the county.
- The first record of Gaelic football is in the Statutes of Galway (1527) which allowed the playing of football but banned hurling.
- Irish nationalists in Northern Ireland may use "football" for Gaelic football (see above).
- The GAA does not hold internationals played according to the rules of either Gaelic football or hurling, however compromise rules have been reached.
- In Northern Ireland, GAA - Gaelic football and hurling are popular team sports, both in terms of participation and spectating.
- As well as being known as "football", the sport may be referred to as Gaelic football, Gaelic, Gah, or GAA if confusion might otherwise arise with soccer.
- Gaelic games are the native sports of Ireland: principally Hurling, Gaelic Football and Camogie.
- Sport is intensely important to the people of Cork, with Gaelic football, hurling and association football the most popular.
- Gaelic football and hurling (GAA) club located on the Northside of Dublin, Ireland.
- County Tipperary has a strong sporting history and is home to the Gaelic Games of Hurling, Gaelic Football, Camogie and Handball.
- Ireland has a vast selection of sports, of which the most popular and supported ones are Gaelic football, Hurling, Soccer and Rugby.
- Covers rugby, soccer, golf, GAA, hurling, Gaelic football, ladies football, camogie, snooker, and other sports.
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