Ireland has been approved to move to Phase Two of the Government's roadmap on easing Covid-19 restrictions from next Monday 8 June, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar confirmed at a press conference this afternoon.
After four successive weekends of turning, footing, heaping and drawing turf for those in need during the Covid-19 restrictions, Daingean GAA have completed their Turf-a-thon challenge at Mount Lucas bog.
For Waterford-born (and West Cork based) writer and journalist Conor Power, the decision to write a book set during the time of professional hurling came about as a direct result of writing his father's biography ten years ago:
On this day, Shane Dowling scored 2-9 as Limerick produced a storming late rally to clinch a place in the Munster SHC final for the second successive season at Tipperary's expense. The defending provincial champions overturned a three-point deficit in the closing stages at Semple Stadium thanks to a second Dowling goal and injury-time points from Thomas Ryan and Seamus Hickey.
Dick Clerkin, a member of the GAA's Covid-19 advisory group, says that the huge size of the GAA nationwide means that if a return to full activity happened too quickly, it could hamper the battle against Coronavirus.
St. Columba's GFC are undertaking a fundraising drive for cancer in June. 100% of all donations received will go to local Cancer Support Sanctuary, LARCC (Lakelands Area Retreat & Cancer Centre), which is based in Multyfarnham Co. Westmeath.
The Ladies Gaelic Football Association, its official retail partner, Lidl Ireland, and Jigsaw, the National Centre for Youth Mental Health, are teaming up to roll out five days of special online activity from Monday June 1-Friday June 5.
GAA clubs can re-open walking tracks from June 8 - if Phase Two of the Government's roadmap on easing Covid-19 restrictions goes ahead as planned on the same date and that will depend on the spread of the coronavirus.