GAA President elect visits Derry primary school

By Michael McMullan GAA President elect Jarlath Burns was a special guest in St Brigid’s Primary School Tirkane/Bunscoil Naomh Bríd Tír Chiana on Wednesday afternoon. A long-term friend and college colleague at St Mary’s University College in Belfast of acting principal Ursula O’Hanlon, Burns was given a guard of honour with pupils all dressed in their […]

President to-be Jarlath Burns planning for the future

By Shaun Casey JARLATH Burns will be the next President of the GAA, but his term doesn’t get underway until 2024, so for the next 12 months, Burns will be looking ahead and putting plans in place for his three-year tenure, without stepping on the toes of the current President Larry McCarthy. Burns was elected […]

Excitement building for Ulster GAA charity skydive

There is just a week to go until GAA stars from across Ulster take to the skies for a daring skydive in aid of charity. GAA figures from each of Ulster’s nine counties will be taking on a 15,000 ft leap this Sunday, 12th March, to raise money for both the Patrick G Johnston Centre […]

Peter Quinn: Burns is the right man at the right time

Jarlath Burns will be the first GAA President from the North since Fermanagh’s Peter Quinn. Katrina Brennan catches up with the 31st President… WHEN Peter Quinn received his badge of office in April 1991, at the age of 47, there was much anticipation that he would be a visionary for the Gaelic Athletic Association. The Teemore […]

Presidential Pride – Jarlath set to lead the GAA

By Kieran Lynch ON Friday night in Croke Park, Silverbridge and Armagh legend Jarlath Burns was elected to be the 41st GAA Uachtarán (President), in front of a large gathering of family, friends, and supporters from both club and county. Burns, whose stellar playing career in the orange and white saw him captain Armagh to […]


RORY Gallagher referred to the weekend past and this weekend coming as ‘moving day’ in the National League, similar to what they talk about in day three of the golf majors where the pack starts to take shape and all the runners and riders start to either look up or down depending on where they […]

KEVIN CASSIDY – Jarlath Burns, our new leader

I’D like to start this week’s article by congratulating Jarlath Burns on his selection as the next President of our association. I’d also like to congratulate Jarlath’s family members and his club Silverbridge, because without all of those people none of this would have been possible. I am excited to see what changes Jarlath will […]

GERARD O’KANE: Keeping mind and body fresh

THE month of December is upon us and WhatsApp groups up and down the country will be raging hot with messages of plans and organisation of the new season ahead. For some this will be a welcome notification as the urge to get back out onto the field and right the wrongs from last season […]

Feature: The Men at the helm – GAA Presidents since the turn of the Millenium

The GAA Presidents who have served the association since the turn of the Millennium… Seán McCague (2000-2003) MONAGHAN legend SEÁN McCague  served as the 33rd president of the Association. Already well known for his accomplishments as manager of Scotstown and Monaghan over the course of the seventies and eighties, he was elected to the position […]

Armagh legend Jarlath Burns to run for GAA Presidency

ARMAGH legend Jarlath Burns will run for the position of GAA President, for the second time, after narrowly losing out to Larry McCarthy in 2020. The Silverbridge clubman just missed out two years ago by ten votes to Cork native McCarthy and is expected to be ratified this evening. Burns led Armagh to their first […]