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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Library & Archive | GAA Archive Collections | Report of the Committee on Gaelic Games in the Post-Primary Schools; 1978
    Third Level Education 1973 Report of the Committee on Gaelic Games in the Post Primary Schools 1978 Report of the Special Committee on Gaelic Games in Primary Schools 1981 Tailteann Games Committee Minute Book 1921 1925 Bloody Sunday Military Inquiry File Mick Dunne Collection British Provincial Council and County Archives Connacht Provincial and County Archives Leinster Provincial and County Archives Munster Provincial and County Archives Ulster Provincial and County Archives International GAA Archive Archives of the Camogie Association GAA Library Collection GAA Article Collection GAA Thesis Collection Articles on the history of the GAA Archive Shop Subscribe to our newsletter for news and exclusive offers Email Report of the Committee on Gaelic Games in the Post Primary Schools 1978 Title Report of the Committee on Gaelic Games in the Post Primary Schools 1978 Covering Dates May 1978 Level of Description Item Collection level Extent 36pp Context Biographical history In August 1977 the President of the GAA Conchúr O Murchú requested that the Central Developments Committee appoint a committee to review the position of Gaelic Games in second level schools The terms of reference of this committee were to examine the position of the Association in post primary schools with particular reference to a Participation in the games of Gaelic Football Hurling and Handball including the organisation of competitions b Administration and Structures c Finance d Role of Physical Education and P E Teachers e Relationships with Department of Education f Role of GAA Clubs and other units The committee met for the first time on the 3rd of September 1977 and met a total of 24 times over a period of seven months Submissions were invited from the main organisations involved in the promotion of games in the schools and from a wide range of individual members of GAA committees

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/gaa-archive/archive-collections/gaa-national-level-archives/report-of-the-special-committee-on-gaelic-games-in (2015-10-07)
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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Library & Archive | GAA Archive Collections | Report of the Special Committee on Gaelic Games in Primary Schools; 1981
    Games in Primary Schools 1981 Tailteann Games Committee Minute Book 1921 1925 Bloody Sunday Military Inquiry File Mick Dunne Collection British Provincial Council and County Archives Connacht Provincial and County Archives Leinster Provincial and County Archives Munster Provincial and County Archives Ulster Provincial and County Archives International GAA Archive Archives of the Camogie Association GAA Library Collection GAA Article Collection GAA Thesis Collection Articles on the history of the GAA Archive Shop Subscribe to our newsletter for news and exclusive offers Email Report of the Special Committee on Gaelic Games in Primary Schools 1981 Title Report of the Special Committee on Games in Primary Schools 1981 Covering Dates December 1981 Level of Description Item Collection level Extent 110pp Context Biographical History The GAA in 1980 set up a Special Committee on Gaelic Games in Primary Schools This committee was chaired by Donal Mac Artain An Dún with Lorcán Ó Ruairc Oifigeach Forbartha as Secretary The Committee s terms of reference were to 1 To ascertain the extent of involvement in each county of Primary Schools in organised GAA competitions in a Gaelic Football b Hurling and c Handball 2 To collect factual information with regard to the structure in existence for Primary Schools in each county 3 To ascertain the total number of competitions organised where such exist numbers participating age limits etc 4 To identify the problems and weaknesses in present structures 5 To investigate any other matters pertaining to the organisation or promotion of Gaelic Games in Primary Schools worthy of note 6 To make recommendations to An Coiste Bainisti with the object of improving the promotion and organisation of Gaelic Games in Primary Schools Content and Structure Scope and Content Report contains the findings and recommendations of the committee established to investigate Gaelic Games in Primary Schools

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/gaa-archive/archive-collections/gaa-national-level-archives/report-of-the-special-committee-on-gaelic-game-%281%29 (2015-10-07)
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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Library & Archive | GAA Archive Collections | Tailteann Games Committee Minute Book, 1921-1925
    Subscribe to our newsletter for news and exclusive offers Email Tailteann Games Committee Minute Book 1921 1925 Reference Code GAA TG 01 Title Minute Book of the Tailteann Games Committee 1921 1925 Covering Dates December 1921 June 1925 Level of Description Item Collection Level Extent 267pp Context Biographical History Originally planned for 1922 but postponed due to the outbreak of the Irish Civil War the 1924 Tailteann Games were presented as a celebration of ancient Irish custom and tradition with a focus on a newly emerging Irish Free State While the history of the Tailteann Games dates back to 632 B C and are associated with the ancient Queen Tailté the games in the 20th century became representative of an international expression of Irish independence that intended to restore national identity The games can be perceived as a Celtic Olympics with the programme showcasing the best in Irish sport Aonach Week as it is often referred took place from the 2nd of August 1924 until the 18th of August 1924 with events spread throughout the city of Dublin However a majority of the events took place at Croke Park as it was intended to be the centrepiece of the festival with the GAA receiving a grant of 10 000 from the Irish Provisional Government to make the stadium suitable for the festival Great Britain Scotland Wales the United States Canada South Africa and Australia primarily English speaking countries with large Irish immigrant populations took part in the Aonach Tailteann While the games were to be played again in 1928 and 1932 it was the 1924 games that are considered to be the most successful The disappointing turnout of the 1932 games led international participants as well as Irish organisers to question the importance and ability of the games to function

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/gaa-archive/archive-collections/gaa-national-level-archives/tailteann-games-committee-minute-book,-1921-1925 (2015-10-07)
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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Library & Archive | GAA Archive Collections | Mick Dunne Collection
    Schools 1978 Report of the Special Committee on Gaelic Games in Primary Schools 1981 Tailteann Games Committee Minute Book 1921 1925 Bloody Sunday Military Inquiry File Mick Dunne Collection British Provincial Council and County Archives Connacht Provincial and County Archives Leinster Provincial and County Archives Munster Provincial and County Archives Ulster Provincial and County Archives International GAA Archive Archives of the Camogie Association GAA Library Collection GAA Article Collection GAA Thesis Collection Articles on the history of the GAA Archive Shop Subscribe to our newsletter for news and exclusive offers Email Mick Dunne Collection Reference Code GAA Broad P1 Title Mick Dunne Collection Covering Dates 1951 2002 Level of Description Collection Level Extent c 73 volumes Mick Dunne s most frequently mentioned strengths as a reporter were his reliability accuracy and dogged sense of fairness and impartiality Irish Times 17 August 2002 Biographical History Mick Dunne was born in Clonaslee Laois on the 27th of May 1929 to Frank and Agnes nee Foley Dunne Educated at Knockbeg College Carlow Dunne joined The Irish Press in 1947 as a librarian After a short period in the library Dunne commenced reporting for The Irish Press by 1950 he was mainly reporting on Gaelic Games under the tutelage of Paddy Purcell In 1957 Dunne became the Gaelic Games correspondent for The Irish Press In 1970 Dunne moved from the print media to broadcasting when Micheal O Hehir Head of R T E S Sports Department convinced him to join Radio Telefis Eireann R T E As R T É s first GAA correspondent he was a presenter reporter and commentator on football hurling and handball with a reputation for being a meticulous record keeper of the games he covered Mick Dunne passed away in August 2002 In 2007 the inaugural R T É

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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Library & Archive | GAA Archive Collections | Provincial Council of Britain Minute Books
    PCB 01 Title Provincial Council of Britain Minute Books Covering Dates 1952 1982 Level of Description Item Collection level Extent 3 volumes Context Biographical history The Provincial Council of Britain was formed in 1901 to look after the interests of the Association in Britain In 1926 a renewed effort was made to form a truly representative Provincial Council of Britain The minute books contain the minutes of both the annual Provincial Conventions and the meetings of the Provincial Council The Provincial Convention is held to consider audited accounts motions and general Provincial activities The Convention also elects the Chairperson Vice Chairperson Treasurer Secretary and PRO Only motions carried at a County Convention may be submitted for consideration by the Provincial Convention The Provincial Convention may make Bye Laws which shall become operative when sanctioned by the Management Committee Coiste Bainistí on behalf of Central Council The Provincial Council consists of a Chairperson Vice Chairperson Treasurer Secretary and two Representatives from each County as elected by the Provincial Convention The Provincial Council remains in office until the conclusion of the following Provincial Convention meeting no less than four times per year Subject to the overall jurisdiction of the Central Council the functions of a Provincial Council include the management of the Provincial Hurling and Football Championships all matters relating to the management and selection of its Inter Provincial teams the control of financial and all other affairs of the Association that are not under the jurisdiction of a County Committee to carry out the duties of a suspended County Committee to submit one motion to the Annual Congress to publish an annual report on the state of the games and games development in the counties under its jurisdiction and to approve physical developments by Clubs and to recommend County Grounds Development

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/gaa-archive/archive-collections/british-provincial-council-and-county-archives/provincial-council-of-britain-minte-books,-1952-19 (2015-10-07)
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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Library & Archive | GAA Archive Collections | Geraldine GAA Minute Books, 1904-1915
    Collection Articles on the history of the GAA Archive Shop Subscribe to our newsletter for news and exclusive offers Email Geraldine GAA Minute Books 1904 1915 Reference code GAA GER 01 Title Geraldine Gaelic Athletic Club Minute Books Covering Dates 1904 1915 Level of Description Item Collection level Extent 2 volumes Context Biographical history The Geraldine Athletic Club is a now defunct club that was based in the Notting Hill area of London Between 1912 and 1915 inclusive the Geraldine Club won four London Senior Hurling championships in a row in 1915 they completed the London double when the footballers won the London Senior Football Championship Content and Structure Scope and Content The minute books contain the meeting minutes of the regular committee meetings the half annual General meetings The books contain a record of all decisions taken by the Club committee and all motions considered by the Club Of particular interest is the role Michael Collins played in the club at the 1907 half yearly General Meeting Collins was elected as one of the two auditors of the Club later in 1907 October Collins was one of those appointed to sell tickets for an upcoming find raising dance The

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/gaa-archive/archive-collections/british-provincial-council-and-county-archives/geraldine-athletic-club-minute-books,-1904-1915 (2015-10-07)
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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Library & Archive | GAA Archive Collections | Tommy Walsh Collection, 1926-2010
    Leinster Provincial and County Archives Munster Provincial and County Archives Ulster Provincial and County Archives International GAA Archive Archives of the Camogie Association GAA Library Collection GAA Article Collection GAA Thesis Collection Articles on the history of the GAA Archive Shop Subscribe to our newsletter for news and exclusive offers Email Tommy Walsh Collection 1926 2010 Reference code GAA PCB P1 Title Bailiúchán Tommy Walsh Dates 1926 2010 Level of Description Item Collection level Extent 381 items Context Biographical history Tommy Walsh was born in Liverpool in 1930 and throughout his entire life was heavily involved in the G A A in Britain at Club County and Provincial level Tommy was introduced to the G A A through the Liverpool Gaelic League and quickly rose through the administrative ranks of the Association to become aged 33 the youngest President of the Provincial Council of Britain in 1964 and only the second President born outside of Ireland Tommy was also involved in the GAA at Central Council level on the Crossmaglen sub committee in particular In addition to the G A A Tommy was heavily involved in all aspects of the Irish community in Liverpool he was the first Chairman of the Irish Centre Building Fund becoming the first manager of the Irish Centre in Liverpool when it opened he was also a founding member and the first Chairman of the Federation of Irish Societies Content and Structure Scope and Content This collection for access purposes has been separated into two sections Section A contains illustrative and published material including match programmes photographs posters newspaper cuttings and publications Section B contains administrative records at Club County and Provincial Council level The collection as a whole reflects Tommy Walsh s involvement in the GAA both in Britain and Ireland The collection contains

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/gaa-archive/archive-collections/british-provincial-council-and-county-archives/tommy-walsh-collection,-1926-2007 (2015-10-07)
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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Library & Archive | GAA Archive Collections | Connacht Provincial Council Minute Books
    Congress to consider audited accounts motions and general Provincial activities The Convention also elects the Chairperson Vice Chairperson Treasurer Secretary and PRO Only motions carried at a County Convention may be submitted for consideration by the Provincial Convention The Provincial Convention may make Bye Laws which shall become operative when sanctioned by the Management Committee Coiste Bainistí on behalf of Central Council The Provincial Council consists of a Chairperson Vice Chairperson Treasurer Secretary and two Representatives from each County as elected by the Provincial Convention The Provincial Council remains in office until the conclusion of the following Provincial Convention meeting no less than four times per year Subject to the overall jurisdiction of the Central Council the functions of a Provincial Council include the management of the Provincial Hurling and Football Championships all matters relating to the management and selection of its Inter Provincial teams the control of financial and all other affairs of the Association that are not under the jurisdiction of a County Committee to carry out the duties of a suspended County Committee to submit one motion to the Annual Congress to publish an annual report on the state of the games and games development in the counties under its jurisdiction and to approve physical developments by Clubs and to recommend County Grounds Development to Central Council Content and Structure Scope and Content Minute books contain the meeting minutes of the Connacht Council subsidiary committees and the Annual Provincial Conventions Topics of note recorded in the minute books include the composition of the Connacht Council in particular the elections of Provincial Officers Chairman Vice Chairmen and Treasurer at the annual Provincial Conventions and the appointment of the Provincial Secretary the establishment of subsidiary committees finance committee development committee grounds committee hurling committee etc the financial situation of

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/gaa-archive/archive-collections/connacht-provincial-council-and-county-archives/connacht-provincial-council-minute-books,-1934-198 (2015-10-07)
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