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#Dessie Farrell

# dessie-farrell - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Farrell doesn't see himself as future senior boss as he ends underage reign with Dublin

Dublin saw off Galway in tonight’s All-Ireland final in Tullamore .

# dessie-farrell - Friday 28 April, 2017

Dublin make one change for All-Ireland final while Galway keep semi-final goalscorer on the bench

The sides meet tomorrow at O’Connor Park in Tullamore.

# dessie-farrell - Friday 21 April, 2017

'Morally wrong' to make Dublin U21 footballers face choice between club and county

The dilemma has risen ahead of the All-Ireland U21 final.

# dessie-farrell - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Dublin U21 players withdraw from club duty ahead of All-Ireland football final

The 2017 Dublin senior football championship starts tonight.

# dessie-farrell - Saturday 15 April, 2017

As It Happened: Dublin v Donegal, All-Ireland U21 football semi-final

There was a final spot on offer at Kingspan Breffni Park.

# dessie-farrell - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Fresh from All-Ireland club win, Con O'Callaghan starts for Dublin U21s tonight

Dessie Farrell makes two changes to the Dubs side that beat Westmeath.

# dessie-farrell - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Gaelic Players Association appoints its new chief exec to take over from Dessie Farrell

GPA president Dermot Earley will take up his new role next month.

# dessie-farrell - Thursday 15 December, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Ronaldo scores his 500th goal, Rio Ferdinand's Christmas gift and all today's sport

Plus, the details on Bellator 169/BAMMA 27 which takes tomorrow at the 3Arena.

Here's how much the new €6.9m GPA government deal is worth for an inter-county GAA player

The three-year package was announced yesterday.

After 14 years with GPA, Farrell can't see himself as future Dublin senior boss

Tomorrow Farrell’s stint as GPA CEO draws to a close.

# dessie-farrell - Thursday 29 September, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Dubs reject Keegan campaign claims, Paulie's speech and today's sport

Elsewhere, Munster’s Peter O’Mahony could finally make his return to action this weekend while Roy Keane is having none of Theo Walcott.

Dessie Farrell to step down as Gaelic Players Association chief GPA

Dessie Farrell to step down as Gaelic Players Association chief

He’ll leave at the end of the year.

# dessie-farrell - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

'A win-win for everybody', funding ex-GAA players surgeries and aiding nutrition costs

Dessie Farrell and Seamus Hickey reflect on the new GAA-GPA deal.

# dessie-farrell - Friday 15 April, 2016

Dessie Farrell makes two changes to Dublin team for All-Ireland U21 semi-final

They will do battle with Mayo in Tullamore tomorrow with a spot in the decider on the line.

# dessie-farrell - Friday 1 April, 2016

One change each for Dublin and Kildare as All-Ireland club winners named on the bench

No place in the side announced for Ballyboden St-Enda’s Shane Clayton and Colm Basquel.

# dessie-farrell - Friday 27 November, 2015

'We don't operate on the basis of rabble rousing' - GPA defends role in Galway and Mayo heaves

Dessie Farrell calls for charter to govern inter-county appointments.

# dessie-farrell - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Managers must step up to stamp out 'horrible' GAA sledging -- Farrell

The GPA boss says on-field verbal abuse is ‘horrible to look at’.

# dessie-farrell - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Dessie Farrell - 'Hurling is in a really strong place at the minute, football is lagging way behind'

The GPA chief offers his views on where change is needed in Gaelic football.

'He has been through a very difficult time but has showed great courage'

GPA CEO Dessie Farrell has praised Tipperary hurler Noel McGrath after his testicular cancer battle.

# dessie-farrell - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

'There was a degree of inevitability' that a GAA player would fail a drugs test

GPA Chief Executive Dessie Farrell speaks out after a week that cast the drugs issue into the spotlight

# dessie-farrell - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

New report on ‘overwhelmed’ student GAA players makes for concerning reading

‘Problem period’ in GAA calendar leading to academic, financial and personal pressure.

# dessie-farrell - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Tipperary and Dublin U21 teams named for Saturday's All-Ireland semi-final

The sides clash at O’Connor Park in Tullamore.

# dessie-farrell - Saturday 4 April, 2015

The Dublin U21 manager wants to protect his players from burnout

Dessie Farrell wants to talk to senior boss Jim Gavin about managing his players’ game-time.

# dessie-farrell - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Dublin name unchanged side for Leinster U21 sem-final clash with Longford

Cormac Costello has been left out.

# dessie-farrell - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

No Costello but Dublin have 7 from All-Ireland winning team for Leinster opener

Dublin travel to O’Moore Park tomorrow night to face Laois.

# dessie-farrell - Thursday 15 January, 2015

'Funding will definitely be on the table' - GPA set for talks with GAA on new agreement

The current GAA-GPA agreement expires at the end of December 2015.

Dessie Farrell thinks capping training could drive players away from the GAA

Farrell responded to the recent discussion about player welfare.

# dessie-farrell - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Dessie Farrell criticises Colm O’Rourke’s “ill informed” views on the GPA

Speaking last night, Farrell defended how the GPA have evolved since their inception.

# dessie-farrell - Friday 30 May, 2014

'For him to suffer in silence with it for so long, it was a bit of a wake-up call' Mental Health This post contains videos

'For him to suffer in silence with it for so long, it was a bit of a wake-up call'

Dublin U21 manager Dessie Farrell on the issues experienced by one of his players Shane Carthy this year.

# dessie-farrell - Thursday 8 May, 2014

'There's a little bit of scaremongering going on about Dublin' - Dessie Farrell

Dublin’s purple patch won’t last forever, U21 manager Dessie Farrell said.

# dessie-farrell - Friday 18 April, 2014

Dublin U21s name unchanged team ahead of All-Ireland semi-final

Shane Carthy and Cormac Costello were injury doubts but are passed fit to start.

# dessie-farrell - Friday 4 April, 2014

# dessie-farrell - Thursday 3 April, 2014

5 talking points after Dublin's Leinster U21 final win against Meath

Dublin claimed their fourth Leinster U21 title in six years last night against Meath

Injuries to Cormac Costello and Shane Carthy take gloss off Dubs Leinster U21 win

Dublin go forward to face the Ulster champions on April 19th.

# dessie-farrell - Friday 8 November, 2013

Dessie Farrell pays tribute to Niall Donoghue at GPA AGM RIP

Dessie Farrell pays tribute to Niall Donoghue at GPA AGM

Farrell was speaking at the AGM of the players’ body today in Croke Park.

# dessie-farrell - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Gaelic players get behind men's suicide awareness campaign Mind Our Men This post contains videos

Gaelic players get behind men's suicide awareness campaign

GAA stars Eoin Cadogan, Séamus Hennessy and Darran O’Sullivan have backed the Mind Our Men mental health initiative.

# dessie-farrell - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Ciaran Kilkenny back in Dublin colours tonight

The Castleknock attacker has been named in Dessie Farrell’s team for their Cadbury’s Leinster U21 opener.

# dessie-farrell - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Two more years: €900k provided to GAA for Player Grants Scheme

The sum will be provided by the Irish Sports Council in 2013 and 2014, it was announced today.

# dessie-farrell - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

From 2000: Dublin’s Dessie Farrell and his 11-year-old cousin, Seamus Coleman

Never EVER throw out old match programmes.

# dessie-farrell - Friday 26 October, 2012

Motion passed for county boards to sign up to players’ charter

It has also been decided that the idea of combined Ulster Hurling squads will be further explored.

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