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# congress - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Poll: Do you support the changes to the GAA's minor and U21 age grades?
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# Congress

Poll: Do you support the changes to the GAA's minor and U21 age grades?

Feb 27th 2016, 10:55 AM 10,239 Views 7 Comments

Big changes last night at Annual Congress in Carlow.

# congress - Friday 26 February, 2016

Controversial 'B' football championship proposal withdrawn as minor grade to become U17
# No Support
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# No Support

Controversial 'B' football championship proposal withdrawn as minor grade to become U17

Feb 26th 2016, 10:37 PM 6,060 Views 12 Comments

There were also changes made to the inter-county U21 championship at GAA Congress today.

# congress - Saturday 16 January, 2016

GAA bids to remove Division 4 teams from football championship
# Ch-Ch-Changes
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# Ch-Ch-Changes

GAA bids to remove Division 4 teams from football championship

Jan 16th 2016, 4:09 PM 10,237 Views 59 Comments

Croke Park chiefs will put this plan to Congress next month.

# congress - Friday 23 October, 2015

A massive shouting match broke during Hillary's testimony on Benghazi
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

A massive shouting match broke during Hillary's testimony on Benghazi

Oct 23rd 2015, 10:20 AM 16,393 Views 57 Comments

Clinton’s cleared another hurdle in her White House bid. But she wasn’t even involved in the hearing’s most dramatic moment.

# congress - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Protester releases a load of mice during Congress hearing
# Rat Race
# Rat Race

Protester releases a load of mice during Congress hearing

Apr 9th 2015, 11:45 PM 9,935 Views 9 Comments

The incident interrupted a hearing into a massive graft scandal.

# congress - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Hurling now has one-on-one penalties and an advantage rule after today's Congress
# Green Light
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# Green Light

Hurling now has one-on-one penalties and an advantage rule after today's Congress

Feb 28th 2015, 2:02 PM 7,857 Views 28 Comments

The motions were passed today at GAA Congress in Cavan.

# congress - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

15 key GAA motions you should keep an eye on for this year's Congress From The42

15 key GAA motions you should keep an eye on for this year's Congress

Feb 11th 2015, 7:58 PM 5,150 Views 10 Comments

Congress takes place on 27-28 February in Cavan and the list of motions were released today.

# congress - Thursday 15 January, 2015

ISIS-inspired attack on US Capitol 'foiled by FBI'
# Christopher Cornell
# Christopher Cornell

ISIS-inspired attack on US Capitol 'foiled by FBI'

Jan 15th 2015, 9:30 AM 13,610 Views 47 Comments

20-year-old Christopher Cornell was arrested after he purchased two semi-automatic weapons and 600 rounds of ammunition.

# congress - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Liam O'Neill wants to see ex-players fast tracked to refereeing inter county games
# Men In The Middle
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# Men In The Middle

Liam O'Neill wants to see ex-players fast tracked to refereeing inter county games

Oct 22nd 2014, 6:30 AM 1,898 Views 1 Comment

O’Neill is also open to changing the inter-county calendar for the benefit of club games.

# congress - Monday 30 June, 2014

Obama says he won't wait any longer for immigration reform
# Time's Up
# Time's Up

Obama says he won't wait any longer for immigration reform

Jun 30th 2014, 10:03 PM 12,256 Views 27 Comments

Obama said there are enough Republicans and Democrats in the House to pass an immigration bill today.

# congress - Monday 24 February, 2014

GAA want ban on U16's playing at minor inter-county level to be deferred until 2015
# All Change
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# All Change

GAA want ban on U16's playing at minor inter-county level to be deferred until 2015

Feb 24th 2014, 4:50 PM 3,617 Views 1 Comment

The motion was adopted at last Saturday’s GAA Congress in Croke Park.

# congress - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Immigrant Council highlight GAA's stance on racism as 'an example to all'
# GAA
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# GAA

Immigrant Council highlight GAA's stance on racism as 'an example to all'

Feb 22nd 2014, 5:48 PM 12,440 Views 40 Comments

Today’s GAA Congress at Croke Park saw 95.5% of delegates vote to make racism offences a red card one.

GAA to inject over €1m into development of hurling in weaker counties
# Financial Boost
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# Financial Boost

GAA to inject over €1m into development of hurling in weaker counties

Feb 22nd 2014, 3:17 PM 2,778 Views 5 Comments

GAA President Liam O’Neill made the announcement at Croke Park today.

GAA vote against lettered jerseys being introduced for blood substitutions
# Speaking Out
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# Speaking Out

GAA vote against lettered jerseys being introduced for blood substitutions

Feb 22nd 2014, 12:22 PM 6,380 Views 3 Comments

70.2% of delegates voted against the motion in Croke Park.

Clock-hooter system voted in for 2014 GAA senior inter-county championship games
# Passed
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# Passed

Clock-hooter system voted in for 2014 GAA senior inter-county championship games

Feb 22nd 2014, 11:00 AM 4,774 Views 7 Comments

84.2% of delegates at GAA Congress this morning voted in favour of the motion.

# congress - Friday 21 February, 2014

Cavan's Aogán O Fearghail elected as the new GAA President
# Leader
From The42
# Leader

Cavan's Aogán O Fearghail elected as the new GAA President

Feb 21st 2014, 9:34 PM 15,780 Views 40 Comments

O Fearghail is the first Cavan man to be elected GAA President.

Drama as 'Anthony Nash' free-taking motion withdrawn from GAA Congress agenda
# Change Of Plan
From The42
# Change Of Plan

Drama as 'Anthony Nash' free-taking motion withdrawn from GAA Congress agenda

Feb 21st 2014, 7:57 PM 8,804 Views 25 Comments

The motion had been due to be debated tomorrow in Croke Park.

Explainer: 7 key motions to keep an eye on tomorrow at the 2014 GAA Congress
# Voting
From The42
# Voting

Explainer: 7 key motions to keep an eye on tomorrow at the 2014 GAA Congress

Feb 21st 2014, 6:31 PM 3,722 Views 5 Comments

Delegates are getting set to vote on motions tomorrow in Croke Park.

Meet the three men vying to become the next GAA President tonight
# Race To Be Leader
From The42
# Race To Be Leader

Meet the three men vying to become the next GAA President tonight

Feb 21st 2014, 7:45 AM 4,373 Views 0 Comments

Seamus Howlin, Aogán O Fearghail and Sean Walsh are vying to replace current President Liam O’Neill.

# congress - Monday 17 February, 2014

'If you had a son inside in goals and he gets hit in the throat from 12 yards, it's going to do damage' - Davy Fitz
# Changes
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# Changes

'If you had a son inside in goals and he gets hit in the throat from 12 yards, it's going to do damage' - Davy Fitz

Feb 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,645 Views 34 Comments

The Clare manager expects the congress to deal with Anthony Nash style frees.

# congress - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Connacht Council seek to ban alcohol sponsorship of underage GAA teams
# Proposal
From The42
# Proposal

Connacht Council seek to ban alcohol sponsorship of underage GAA teams

Jan 29th 2014, 5:50 PM 2,134 Views 3 Comments

The motion is being brought forward to next month’s GAA Congress in Croke Park.

Anthony Nash style free taking set to be debated at GAA congress
# Hitting The Net
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# Hitting The Net

Anthony Nash style free taking set to be debated at GAA congress

Jan 29th 2014, 2:15 PM 3,871 Views 16 Comments

The Allstar winning goalkeeper was a central figure in last summer’s hurling championship.

GAA referees could soon have power to issue red cards for racism offences
# Sent Off
From The42
# Sent Off

GAA referees could soon have power to issue red cards for racism offences

Jan 29th 2014, 1:37 PM 6,808 Views 49 Comments

The motion is proposed for next month’s GAA Congress in Croke Park.

# congress - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

What to expect from President Obama's State of the Union address
# SOTU
# SOTU

What to expect from President Obama's State of the Union address

Jan 28th 2014, 9:30 PM 5,931 Views 31 Comments

Realism is the tone of the night in Washington.

# congress - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Gabby Giffords was almost killed by a gunman three years ago, today she skydived
# Gabrielle Giffords
# Gabrielle Giffords

Gabby Giffords was almost killed by a gunman three years ago, today she skydived

Jan 8th 2014, 7:21 PM 13,984 Views 11 Comments

Six people were killed and 12 others, including former congresswoman Giffords, were injured in the 2011 shooting in Arizona.

# congress - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

New GAA championship proposals won’t be voted on until after 2014 Congress
# Back Burner
From The42
# Back Burner

New GAA championship proposals won’t be voted on until after 2014 Congress

Dec 10th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,886 Views 10 Comments

The FRC’s innovative proposals were announced yesterday.

# congress - Saturday 12 October, 2013

SIPTU boss "reluctant to predict numbers" ahead of pre-Budget march
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

SIPTU boss "reluctant to predict numbers" ahead of pre-Budget march

Oct 12th 2013, 8:15 AM 3,477 Views 30 Comments

The demo, calling for “an end to austerity and an end to cuts” takes place from 1pm this afternoon on Dublin’s O’Connell Street.

# congress - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Americans have a higher opinion of toenail fungus and dog poop than of Congress
# Poop For President
# Poop For President

Americans have a higher opinion of toenail fungus and dog poop than of Congress

Oct 8th 2013, 6:03 PM 6,978 Views 26 Comments

They do have a higher opinion of Congress than of Miley Cyrus and Anthony Weiner, however.

# congress - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Talks on landmark EU - US trade deal postponed as a result of shutdown
# Us Shutdown
# Us Shutdown

Talks on landmark EU - US trade deal postponed as a result of shutdown

Oct 5th 2013, 9:45 AM 2,558 Views 9 Comments

The negotiations had been due to begin in Brussels next week.

# congress - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

US government shuts down after Obamacare row
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

US government shuts down after Obamacare row

Oct 1st 2013, 7:43 AM 10,615 Views 38 Comments

Around 800,000 government workers will be sent home today with back-pay not guaranteed.

# congress - Monday 30 September, 2013

US facing government shutdown over Obamacare
# Obamacare
# Obamacare

US facing government shutdown over Obamacare

Sep 30th 2013, 7:42 AM 5,928 Views 51 Comments

House Republicans attached an amendment to the government spending bill that would delay the healthcare legislation by a year.

# congress - Monday 16 September, 2013

Washington Navy Yard shooter was former serviceman, police confirm
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

Washington Navy Yard shooter was former serviceman, police confirm

Sep 16th 2013, 11:07 PM 38,020 Views 143 Comments

Thirteen people, including gunman Aaron Alexis, were killed in today’s mass shooting at a Washington DC naval base.

# congress - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

US Senate committee votes to approve Syria military action
# Syrian Conflict
# Syrian Conflict

US Senate committee votes to approve Syria military action

Sep 4th 2013, 8:49 PM 4,013 Views 103 Comments

The full Senate will vote on the issue next week. It’s the first time lawmakers have voted to back military action since the 2002 vote on the invasion of Iraq.

# congress - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Pics: John Kerry makes the case for military intervention
# Syria
# Syria

Pics: John Kerry makes the case for military intervention

Sep 3rd 2013, 9:57 PM 4,305 Views 57 Comments

If the US failed to take military action against Syria it would send a dangerous signal to Iran and North Korea, John Kerry said.

# congress - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Obama asks Congress to authorise military action against Syria
# Chemical Weapons
# Chemical Weapons

Obama asks Congress to authorise military action against Syria

Aug 31st 2013, 7:21 PM 7,991 Views 173 Comments

The decision represents a significant gamble for Obama, who has an estranged relationship with lawmakers.

# congress - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

US voting rights provision struck down for not reflecting racial progress
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

US voting rights provision struck down for not reflecting racial progress

Jun 25th 2013, 5:00 PM 3,618 Views 8 Comments

But one judge said that the law is necessary to protect against “second generation” barriers to voting.

# congress - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Google asks US for permission to reveal scale of data transfers
# America
# America

Google asks US for permission to reveal scale of data transfers

Jun 11th 2013, 7:45 PM 7,463 Views 38 Comments

Google says it’s barred from revealing how many national security requests it follows, and wants to let people know.

# congress - Friday 7 June, 2013

Google, Facebook, Skype, YouTube also tapped by US government
# Phone Tapping
# Phone Tapping

Google, Facebook, Skype, YouTube also tapped by US government

Jun 7th 2013, 8:38 AM 7,505 Views 55 Comments

The Director of National Intelligence has denounced the leaks of highly classified documents that revealed the programs.

# congress - Monday 25 March, 2013

Video Nasty: The fouls that can get you shown a black card in the GAA
# FRC
From The42
# FRC

Video Nasty: The fouls that can get you shown a black card in the GAA

Mar 25th 2013, 2:30 PM 2,255 Views 6 Comments

The new rule was passed at last Saturday’s GAA Congress in Derry.

8 talking points from the weekend's GAA action
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

8 talking points from the weekend's GAA action

Mar 25th 2013, 1:07 PM 2,744 Views 1 Comment

Some of the key areas of debate after a hectic weekend in Gaelic football and hurling.