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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | News | 2011
    GAA Museum Extra Tours 1st September 2011 Due to phenomenal demand Croke Park is adding a number of extra tours for Culture Night To facilitate this demand the stadium floodlights will be in use Read more All Ireland Hurling Legends Tour with Nickey Brennan 26th August 2011 Join former GAA President and All Ireland winner Nickey Brennan on a unique guided tour of Croke Park Stadium on the eve of

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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | News | 2011
    our newsletter for news and exclusive offers Email 2011 Wedding Industry Newcomer Award Shortlist 6th January 2011 Croke Park is delighted to have been shortlisted for the Best Wedding Industry Newcomer Award by the Weddingsonline Awards Committee this week Still new to the wedding scene Croke Park takes pride in the fact that it is fast becoming a popular venue choice to celebrate that big day Read more First Prev

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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | News | Old Folks Party
    Guards The party has been an annual event for more than ten years and the stadium is delighted to open its doors to the local community The party is made possible with the cooperation of the guards Dublin Bus stadium suppliers and contractors and volunteers from stadium staff The guards and Dublin Bus coordinate the transport arrangements to get everyone to the stadium for lunch Fitzers Catering prepare a 3

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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | News | 2010 Croke Park Annual Launched
    legend The Voice of the GAA for decades could easily recall each and every game detailed in the annual Mícheál s retirement from broadcast commentary was one of the most significant events to occur within the GAA in 2010 and there were many which the Croke Park Annual reviews throughout The Tipp Tormentor Lar Corbett s hat rick devastated Kilkenny s drive for five and sealed All Ireland glory for the Premier Cork s footballers triumphed over the traditional dichotomy of dominance in Rebel County GAA the International rules returned in rude good health It was a year when not a single provincial football champion made it to the All Ireland semi finals raising debate about the equity of the back door system which Colm Keyes assesses Each of the articles in the annual are fantastically illustrated by imagery from sports photographers Sportsfile who have brilliantly captured the emotion and passion which unfolded on the hallowed pitch at Croke Park It was also a year which marked the introduction of barriers surrounding Hill 16 spelling an invasion free All Ireland at the referee s final whistle The GAA Museum at Croke Park unveiled a new look following extensive renovations and

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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | News | GAA Museum events mark Bloody Sunday's 90th Anniversary
    a strong attendance at the event Bloody Sunday November 21 1920 was an historic day for Ireland and for the Gaelic Athletic Association On that day events outside of the GAA brought politics into the heart of the Association when British troops opened fire during a challenge football match between Dublin and Tipperary in Croke Park Tim Pat Coogan one of Ireland s best known historical writers discussed these events which resulted in the deaths of 13 civilian spectators and one Tipperary footballer Michael Hogan Coogan s lecture also examined the activities of Michael Collins Squad who had assassinated 14 undercover British agents the previous evening Dr William Murphy lrish Studies lecturer in DCU also spoke at the event and explored the relationship of the GAA with the events unleashed by revolutionary nationalism in Ireland during the period 1914 1920 The GAA Museum also hosted two special Bloody Sunday commemorative guided tours at on Sunday last where visitors toured the stadium and museum which houses items such as an original match ticket and the whistle used by referee Mick Sammon The GAA museum also commissioned a new plaque to mark the 90th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday This plaque features pictures

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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | News | Hurling Memories Revived at Croke Park Launch of GAA Gold DVD
    features some of greatest hurlers of all time such as Christy Ring John Doyle Eddie Keher and Nicky Rackard and evokes wonderful memories with the commentary of legendary broadcaster Michael O Hehir who skillfully communicates the excitement of the matches This is a collection of rarely seen footage that will refresh many memories and is a must see for any serious GAA fan or lover of Irish heritage Announcing the release Kasandra O Connell Head of the IFI Irish Film Archive said The GAA All Ireland Hurling Finals filmed by the National Film Institute are probably the most requested titles in the Archive collection and we are delighted to finally be able to make them available to the wider public We aim to follow this release of hurling finals with a DVD of our equally popular GAA football finals from the same period Filmed by the National Film Institute now the IFI for distribution in cinemas across the country these highlight reports long predate RTÉ s television coverage and were very popular as the only way to view the matches outside of the stadium The footage fascinatingly captures the development in technology to cover the fast game play as well as the transition from black and white to colour film GAA Gold also includes an accompanying booklet containing images and historical and individual match notes by Dr Sean Crosson As well as the games themselves there is fascinating period footage of fans arriving and parading in Dublin city crowd scenes in Croke Park teams training in their respective counties Irish American visitors the Artane Boys Band and the involvement of politicians and clergy of the era in the match day pageantry The films have been painstakingly re mastered and digitised by the staff of the IFI Irish Film Archive who

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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | News | All-Star line up for Legends Tour Summer Series
    guides lucky GAA fans on a behind the scenes tour focusing on his playing career with the Dubs Next to take centre stage in Croke Park is a Meath man who caused Dublin Football fans some heartache throughout his career Graham Geraghty His tour will take place on Saturday 10th July Saturday 17th July is a bumper day with not one but two legends tours taking place Former Kerry footballer and holder of a record eight All Ireland medals Pat Spillane will take his stroll down memory lane at 1 30pm and at 2 30pm legendary Wexford hurling manager and motivational speaker Liam Griffin will share his GAA memories As the championship heats up Peter Canavan holder of two All Ireland medals and one of the most decorated players in Ulster Football will lead a Legends Tour on Saturday 7th August Canavan s tour will be followed on Saturday 14th August by Cork Hurling Legend Dónal O Grady who guided the Rebels to All Ireland victory in 2004 Finally on Saturday 21st August recently retired Kerry footballer Darragh O Sé will feature in the last tour before the All Ireland finals Darragh is no stranger to Croke Park featuring in nine All Ireland finals and winning six The Legends Tour Series which started in 2008 has been a huge success at the GAA Museum with many fans flocking to the stadium to get a unique behind the scenes tour from their hurling and gaelic football heroes These special tours provide GAA fans with an unforgettable opportunity to hear memories and anecdotes from the players and managers and who lit up Croke Park on so many occasions All tours include a trip to the newly re launched GAA Museum The Museum is home to exclusive exhibits such as the original Sam

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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | News | 2010
    were in Croke Park on Sunday 12 December for the annual Christmas Party hosted by the stadium in conjunction with Fitzgibbon Street Guards The party has been an annual event for more than ten years and the stadium is delighted to open its doors to the local community Read more 2010 Croke Park Annual Launched 6th December 2010 The 8th edition of the Croke Park annual once again reflects upon great sporting moments which took place in Croke Park throughout the year Read more GAA Museum events mark Bloody Sunday s 90th Anniversary 30th November 2010 The GAA Museum marked Bloody Sunday s 90th Anniversary with a commemorative lecture by Tim Pat Coogan on Saturday last with a strong attendance at the event Read more Hurling Memories Revived at Croke Park Launch of GAA Gold DVD 17th November 2010 The IFI Irish Film Archive launches its priceless collection of highlights of All Ireland hurling finals from 1948 1959 in the beautifully presented GAA Gold DVD at an event at The GAA Museum with legendary broadcaster Seán Óg Ó Ceallacháin and GAA President Christy Cooney Read more All Star line up for Legends Tour Summer Series 15th June 2010 The GAA

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