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# congress - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'It has become more intrinsic within the GAA... Gambling is the promise of a better life'
# GAA Congress 2018
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# GAA Congress 2018

'It has become more intrinsic within the GAA... Gambling is the promise of a better life'

Feb 24th 2018, 8:56 AM 7,943 Views 0 Comments

Addiction counsellor Alan Martin speaks to The42 about his work with gambling addicts and a motion going before GAA Congress about sponsorship.

# congress - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'We in the GAA want darkness and cover and, to me, that shows that there is a real problem'
# CPA
From The42
# CPA

'We in the GAA want darkness and cover and, to me, that shows that there is a real problem'

Feb 22nd 2018, 12:05 PM 25,931 Views 17 Comments

Former Cork footballer Derek Kavanagh is hoping the CPA motion garners support this weekend.

# congress - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

'This motion is an insult to Congress' - Cork county board opposes CPA motion on recording votes
# Cork Says No
From The42
# Cork Says No

'This motion is an insult to Congress' - Cork county board opposes CPA motion on recording votes

Feb 21st 2018, 10:55 AM 10,905 Views 7 Comments

Chairperson Tracey Kennedy and secretary Frank Murphy both spoke against the motion.

'A realistic chance for counties who don't see the limelight': Dramatic proposal to revamp minor football
# Restructuring
From The42
# Restructuring

'A realistic chance for counties who don't see the limelight': Dramatic proposal to revamp minor football

Feb 21st 2018, 8:35 AM 21,821 Views 11 Comments

Clare club Cooraclare are proposing an overhaul of the U17 grade at this weekend’s GAA Congress.

# congress - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

US government employees are able to go back to work today as Trump signs bill ending shutdown
# US Politics
# US Politics

US government employees are able to go back to work today as Trump signs bill ending shutdown

Jan 23rd 2018, 7:05 AM 19,291 Views 38 Comments

The House voted 266 to 150 to extend federal funding for another three weeks.

# congress - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Trump calls for 'nuclear option' in bid to end government shutdown in US
# Blame Game
# Blame Game

Trump calls for 'nuclear option' in bid to end government shutdown in US

Jan 21st 2018, 7:45 PM 27,802 Views 73 Comments

A divided Congress is hoping to end a budget impasse tonight.

# congress - Saturday 20 January, 2018

US gov shutdown: Trump blames Democrats for being 'too concerned with illegal immigrants'
# Standstill
# Standstill

US gov shutdown: Trump blames Democrats for being 'too concerned with illegal immigrants'

Jan 20th 2018, 12:57 PM 25,256 Views 106 Comments

Thousands of government workers will be sent home without pay until the crisis is resolved.

# congress - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Steve Bannon refuses to answer lawmakers' questions following 'White House instructions'
# No Comment
# No Comment

Steve Bannon refuses to answer lawmakers' questions following 'White House instructions'

Jan 17th 2018, 7:14 AM 18,487 Views 35 Comments

This is the first time Bannon has testified in the probe around Trump’s campaign involvement with Russia.

# congress - Friday 22 December, 2017

US President Donald Trump signs $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law
# Tax Reform
# Tax Reform

US President Donald Trump signs $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law

Dec 22nd 2017, 5:34 PM 10,956 Views 53 Comments

He also signed short-term funding bill into law that that will keep the federal government running until 19 January.

# congress - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress
# Tax
# Tax

Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress

Dec 20th 2017, 9:52 PM 12,397 Views 74 Comments

Republican lawmakers were headed to the White House later today to celebrate with the president.

# congress - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Longest-serving US congressman announces retirement amidst sexual assault allegations
# John Conyers
# John Conyers

Longest-serving US congressman announces retirement amidst sexual assault allegations

Dec 5th 2017, 4:08 PM 12,808 Views 46 Comments

John Conyers has also endorsed his son, John Conyers III, to replace him in office.

# congress - Monday 4 December, 2017

'We need his vote': Trump backs Republican accused of preying on teenagers
# Roy Moore
# Roy Moore

'We need his vote': Trump backs Republican accused of preying on teenagers

Dec 4th 2017, 1:55 PM 14,232 Views 39 Comments

US Senate hopeful Roy Moore is accused of sexually inappropriate conduct with a string of teenage girls.

# congress - Saturday 30 September, 2017

A good day for Galway hurling as U21 side joins Leinster and new minor quarter-final system
# The West's Awake
From The42
# The West's Awake

A good day for Galway hurling as U21 side joins Leinster and new minor quarter-final system

Sep 30th 2017, 3:12 PM 7,238 Views 8 Comments

The motions were passed at Special Congress in Croke Park today.

Round-robin provincial hurling formats set to start in 2018 for a three-year term
# Change Is Coming
From The42
# Change Is Coming

Round-robin provincial hurling formats set to start in 2018 for a three-year term

Sep 30th 2017, 1:19 PM 34,173 Views 61 Comments

The Special Congress has taken place at Croke Park today.

# congress - Friday 29 September, 2017

'I'm back' - politician returns to work in Washington after being shot and left at death's door in June
# Steve Scalise
# Steve Scalise

'I'm back' - politician returns to work in Washington after being shot and left at death's door in June

Sep 29th 2017, 7:15 AM 11,735 Views 12 Comments

Steve Scalise made his way into congress on crutches for the first time in three months and hailed his survival as a ‘miracle’.

# congress - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Explainer: Why is Donald Trump ending a programme that allows children of illegal immigrants to stay in the US?
# Dreamers
# Dreamers

Explainer: Why is Donald Trump ending a programme that allows children of illegal immigrants to stay in the US?

Sep 6th 2017, 3:20 PM 10,750 Views 84 Comments

Dubbed ‘cruel’ by Obama, the decision now leaves Congress with six months to come up with an alternative.

# congress - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Trump says Republican who was shot yesterday is 'in some trouble'
# Steve Scalise
# Steve Scalise

Trump says Republican who was shot yesterday is 'in some trouble'

Jun 15th 2017, 7:33 PM 21,948 Views 37 Comments

Louisiana congressman Steve Scalise was shot and wounded at a Republican charity baseball game yesterday.

# congress - Sunday 11 June, 2017

US attorney general Jeff Sessions the next to face grilling over Russian interactions
# Jeff Sessions
# Jeff Sessions

US attorney general Jeff Sessions the next to face grilling over Russian interactions

Jun 11th 2017, 5:05 PM 9,462 Views 17 Comments

Concerns have been raised about whether Sessions helped otherwise subvert the ongoing Russia-related investigations.

# congress - Friday 19 May, 2017

Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old
# Guilty
# Guilty

Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to sexting 15-year-old

May 19th 2017, 4:50 PM 12,844 Views 0 Comments

She also accused him of asking her to undress on camera.

# congress - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Infantino channels Trump as he bemoans 'fake news' about Fifa
# Congress
From The42
# Congress

Infantino channels Trump as he bemoans 'fake news' about Fifa

May 11th 2017, 6:13 PM 2,527 Views 6 Comments

The new president’s critics say the governing body has not changed since Sepp Blatter’s departure.

# congress - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Trump's plan to slash corporate rates to 15% could pose 'competitive challenge to Ireland'
# It's Business Time
# It's Business Time

Trump's plan to slash corporate rates to 15% could pose 'competitive challenge to Ireland'

Apr 26th 2017, 9:56 PM 22,105 Views 89 Comments

The plan could face stiff opposition in Congress.

# congress - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

GAA Club Players won't rule out strike action following controversial Super 8s vote
# Not Happy
From The42
# Not Happy

GAA Club Players won't rule out strike action following controversial Super 8s vote

Mar 1st 2017, 2:35 PM 14,316 Views 23 Comments

“Everything’s an option now.”

"Lincoln was right": Trump offers restrained version of priorities in landmark address to Congress
# Presidential Voice
# Presidential Voice

"Lincoln was right": Trump offers restrained version of priorities in landmark address to Congress

Mar 1st 2017, 7:04 AM 18,230 Views 76 Comments

He proposed introducing an Australian-style merit-based system of immigration to reduce the flow of unskilled workers.

# congress - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

GPA 'accepts decision of Congress' and defends its approach to 'Super 8' motion
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

GPA 'accepts decision of Congress' and defends its approach to 'Super 8' motion

Feb 28th 2017, 8:53 PM 5,386 Views 1 Comment

The players’ organisation has been accused of being too slow to confirm its stance on the controversial move.

# congress - Monday 27 February, 2017

'All of the players, all of the inter-county managers are not in favour of it and it’s in. So nice job by the GAA.'
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

'All of the players, all of the inter-county managers are not in favour of it and it’s in. So nice job by the GAA.'

Feb 27th 2017, 6:00 AM 5,398 Views 5 Comments

The motion was passed at GAA Congress over the weekend.

# congress - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Loud applause at Congress as Club Players group fails to get formal recognition from the GAA
# Thanks But No Thanks
From The42
# Thanks But No Thanks

Loud applause at Congress as Club Players group fails to get formal recognition from the GAA

Feb 25th 2017, 4:26 PM 12,296 Views 15 Comments

Nickey Brennan’s appeal to withdraw the motion proved successful.

'Absolute joke', 'greed', 'RIP club football' - GAA players hit out at new football format
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

'Absolute joke', 'greed', 'RIP club football' - GAA players hit out at new football format

Feb 25th 2017, 4:05 PM 16,313 Views 8 Comments

The Super 8 proposal was passed at Congress this morning.

'The voice of club players has been heard today' — Paraic Duffy
# Duffy's Day
From The42
# Duffy's Day

'The voice of club players has been heard today' — Paraic Duffy

Feb 25th 2017, 3:39 PM 6,455 Views 7 Comments

Dermot Earley indicated his disappointment at the decision made by Congress today.

Galway withdraw their motion for minor and U21 hurling teams to compete in Leinster
# Workgroup
From The42
# Workgroup

Galway withdraw their motion for minor and U21 hurling teams to compete in Leinster

Feb 25th 2017, 12:07 PM 6,816 Views 2 Comments

The county received assurances that the GAA will address the situation going forward.

The controversial 'Super 8' is coming into the All-Ireland SFC for three years from 2018
# Passed
From The42
# Passed

The controversial 'Super 8' is coming into the All-Ireland SFC for three years from 2018

Feb 25th 2017, 10:53 AM 46,389 Views 77 Comments

The restructuring of the football championship was passed in Croke Park today.

Betting on GAA games restricted, while Christy Ring winners will compete in All-Ireland qualifiers
# Congress
From The42
# Congress

Betting on GAA games restricted, while Christy Ring winners will compete in All-Ireland qualifiers

Feb 25th 2017, 10:15 AM 5,802 Views 1 Comment

Motions 1 and 3 have been passed at Congress.

# congress - Friday 24 February, 2017

Dublin native John Horan the new GAA president elect after emphatic victory
# Top Dog
From The42
# Top Dog

Dublin native John Horan the new GAA president elect after emphatic victory

Feb 24th 2017, 8:57 PM 19,149 Views 24 Comments

The 58-year-old secondary school principal gave an emotional victory speech.

# congress - Thursday 23 February, 2017

In the running: The 5 candidates to be the next president of the GAA
# NEW LEADER
From The42
# NEW LEADER

In the running: The 5 candidates to be the next president of the GAA

Feb 23rd 2017, 6:30 PM 7,539 Views 3 Comments

The election will take place tomorrow night.

5 reasons why the GPA are opposing the new plans for the All-Ireland football championship
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

5 reasons why the GPA are opposing the new plans for the All-Ireland football championship

Feb 23rd 2017, 11:35 AM 5,229 Views 11 Comments

The motion will be debated on Saturday.

# congress - Friday 3 February, 2017

3 year plan for football championship changes and extra-time to replace replays
# Time To Vote
From The42
# Time To Vote

3 year plan for football championship changes and extra-time to replace replays

Feb 3rd 2017, 1:27 PM 4,824 Views 0 Comments

The football structure revamp would come in from 2018 to 2020 if passed.

# congress - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

'We need to try to end the practice of money being offered to attract top inter-county players to the USA'
# Living In America
From The42
# Living In America

'We need to try to end the practice of money being offered to attract top inter-county players to the USA'

Jan 25th 2017, 12:38 PM 10,056 Views 4 Comments

The GAA want to clamp down on the exodus to the States.

# congress - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Michael Darragh Macauley leads strong opposition to the 'mark'
# Rule Changes
From The42
# Rule Changes

Michael Darragh Macauley leads strong opposition to the 'mark'

Feb 28th 2016, 2:52 PM 10,788 Views 11 Comments

It’s argued that the new ruling will only serve to slow the game down further.

# congress - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Sky to continue showing GAA after free-to-air motion fails
# Fee-to-air
From The42
# Fee-to-air

Sky to continue showing GAA after free-to-air motion fails

Feb 27th 2016, 3:28 PM 4,768 Views 11 Comments

Some counties had hoped to force the GAA to make all televised games free-to-air.

GAA Congress has voted to introduce the 'mark' in Gaelic football
# Rule Changes
From The42
# Rule Changes

GAA Congress has voted to introduce the 'mark' in Gaelic football

Feb 27th 2016, 1:19 PM 10,110 Views 25 Comments

The motion just received the two-thirds majority required.

We won't have an August All-Ireland final any time soon
# Motion Defeated
From The42
# Motion Defeated

We won't have an August All-Ireland final any time soon

Feb 27th 2016, 11:34 AM 4,704 Views 11 Comments

GAA Congress failed to achieve the two-thirds majority required.