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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Schools | Language Schools
    largest sporting organisation A visit to Croke Park Stadium and the GAA Museum is a great way for your students to learn about Ireland s unique national games and the fastest field games in the world hurling and Gaelic football in a fun and enjoyable way This modern stadium steeped in history ranks alongside Wembley Stadium London Camp Nou Barcelona and Santiago Bernabeu Madrid as one of the largest stadia in Europe As well as being home to Gaelic games Croke Park has also hosted Six Nations Rugby soccer internationals and concerts by world famous artists What s on Offer Language School Groups can avail of two options Croke Park Stadium Tour GAA Museum 2 hour visit 9 00 per student Stand Tour GAA Museum 1 hour visit 6 50 per student Our guided Stadium Tours offer an access all areas trip through the home of Irish sport Your students will visit the team dressing rooms before walking pitchside via the players tunnel taking a seat in the VIP area and then enjoying panoramic views from the top tier of the stand 30 meters above the famous pitch Stand Tours offer a museum visit with an overview of Croke Park

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/school-tours/language-schools?lang=ga-IE (2015-10-08)
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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Exhibitions | GAA Dynasties
    is a central part of life for many Irish families Be it at club or county level the playing of Gaelic games is an unbroken tradition passed down through generations Some families in particular have continuously achieved success at the highest levels It is this long lasting link between family life and the GAA which is celebrated in a brand new exhibition now open at the GAA Museum GAA Dynasties explores the unique accomplishments of some of Gaelic Games most famous families The exhibition housed on the ground floor of the GAA Museum displays items from the Canning brothers of Portumna and Galway the Kernans of Crossmaglen and Armagh the Leahy brothers of Boherlahan and the McHughs of Donegal amongst others Exhibits include the All Ireland hurling medals won by the Larkin family from Kilkenny These All Ireland hurling medals were won by Paddy Phil Fan and Philly Larkin grandfather father and son and date from 1932 to 2003 highlighting a unique hurling record in GAA history Other displays feature the 16 All Ireland medals won the Ó Sé brothers Darragh Tomás and Marc alongside a bust of their uncle the legendary Páidí Ó Sé GAA Dynasties runs until May

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/exhibitions/gaa-dynasties?lang=ga-IE (2015-10-08)
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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Exhibitions | Hair Hurling Balls - Earliest Artefacts of our National Game
    balls on display as part of the exhibition which was researched and developed by the National Museum of Ireland and previously hosted at the Museum of Country Life in Castlebar County Mayo The balls are made from matted cow hair with a plaited horsehair covering and all found in bogs during the handcutting of turf The balls have been dated with the oldest dated to c 1192 making it over

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/exhibitions/hair-hurling-balls---earliest-artefacts-of-our-nat?lang=ga-IE (2015-10-08)
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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Exhibitions | Collections
    our newsletter for news and exclusive offers Email Collections The GAA Museum houses a vast collection that illustrates the development of Gaelic games from ancient times to the present day The collection covers the period from the foundation of the GAA in 1884 to the present day and represents local national and international aspects of the Association The GAA Museum is home to the most iconic trophies in Irish sport

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/exhibitions/collections?lang=ga-IE (2015-10-08)
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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Exhibitions | Legends Tours
    process The 2015 line up includes Tommy Walsh Kilkenny Seán Boylan Meath Paddy Cullen Dublin Eoin Kelly Tipperary John Mullane Waterford Tomas Ó Sé Kerry John O Leary Dublin Anthony Tohill Derry Benny Tierney Armagh Joe Connolly Galway Seachtain na Gaeilge Extra tours will be added in September to take place on the eve of both the All Ireland Hurling and All Ireland Football Finals Book now for 2015 Legends Tour Series Brendan Cummins Tipperary August 2014 From 2008 2014 the line up of Legends Tour participants is 2008 Jimmy Keaveny Dublin Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh Seán Boylan Meath Charlie Redmond Dublin Joe McDonagh Galway Eoin Bomber Liston Kerry Jimmy Barry Murphy Cork 2009 Jimmy Magee Anthony Daly Clare Cyril Farrell Galway Michael Babs Keating Tipperary LIam Griffin Wexford Eugene McGee Offaly Colm O Rourke Meath Brian Mullins Dublin Mick O Dywer Kerry Eddie Keher Kilkenny Dara Ó Cinnéide Kerry Seachtain na Gaeilge 2010 Barney Rock Dublin Graham Geraghty Meath Darragh Ó Sé Kerry Peter Canavan Tyrone Donal O Grady Cork Billy Morgan Cork Paddy Doherty Down Nicky English Tipperary Brian Cody Kilkenny Seachtain na Gaeilge 2011 Bernard Flynn Meath Ray Silke Galway Tony Hanahoe Dublin Ollie Canning Galway Martin Storey

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/exhibitions/legends-tours?lang=ga-IE (2015-10-08)
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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Exhibitions | Previous Exhibitions
    and featured 50 photographs including several enhanced archival images which had never before been on public display The earliest photograph on display featured the Trinity College Hurling team of 1879 pictured outside the Trinity College Exam Hall three years before the GAA was founded Other notable images included a magnificent one of Michael Collins Harry Boland and GAA Secretary Luke O Toole before a hurling game in Croke Park in 1921 A number of significant events held in Croke Park over the last century were featured including the 1924 Rodeo the 1928 Tailteann Games Muhammed Ali s famous fight against Al Blue Lewis and the more recent Special Olympics Opening Ceremony in 2003 and also the U2 concert in 2005 Great teams of the past and present were included to the forefront was a team photograph of the Irish Invasion team which represented the GAA during a trip to the United States in 1888 also featured were action shots of Dublin and Armagh players during the fantastic 1977 All Ireland Football Final Present day teams also featured Portumna s Damien Hayes is captured celebrating a goal in the 2009 All Ireland Ireland Club Championship Final and Tyrone s Sean Cavanagh

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/exhibitions/previous-exhibitions?lang=ga-IE (2015-10-08)
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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Library & Archive | GAA 1913 - 1923 Online Digital Archive
    1923 Online Digital Archive Club Archive Appeal About the GAA Library and Archive GAA Library and Archive Clients GAA Archive Collections 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 GAA 1913 1923 Online Digital Archive To commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Rising the GAA is creating an online digital archive that will showcase the rich history of the GAA during the revolutionary period of 1913 1923 This archive which will be launched in 2016 will contain digital copies of GAA photographs match reports posters administrative documents and museum artefacts relevant to the period 1913 1923 If GAA members clubs or supporters or other institutions have material from the period 1913 1923 that may be suitable for inclusion in this online digital archive it would be appreciated if they could contact the GAA Museum Archivist Mark Reynolds mreynolds crokepark ie 01 8192350 The GAA is particularly keen to acquire digital copies of the below All Ireland winning teams The 1919 Kildare Football Team The 1923 Galway Football Team The 1913 and 1922 Kilkenny Hurling Teams The 1914 Kerry Football Team

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/gaa-archive/1913---1923-digital-archive?lang=ga-IE (2015-10-08)
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  • Croke Park | GAA Museum & Tours | Library & Archive | Club Archive Appeal
    Library and Archive GAA Library and Archive Clients GAA Archive Collections 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 Club Archive Appeal The GAA Library and Archive is actively seeking donations from GAA clubs If people are in a position to donate club material to the GAA Library and Archive

    Original URL path: http://www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum/gaa-archive/club-archive-appeal?lang=ga-IE (2015-10-08)
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