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# cpa - Thursday 4 March, 2021

'Embarrass them in the media' - how a club players' body took on the GAA and won
# Representation
# Representation

'Embarrass them in the media' - how a club players' body took on the GAA and won

Mar 4th 2021, 8:22 PM 5,794 Views 4 Comments

CPA Chairman Micheál Briody says they have achieved the goal they set for themselves when they formed back in 2017.

# cpa - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

GAA club players group votes to disband - 'We have played our part and our work is done'
# CPA
# CPA

GAA club players group votes to disband - 'We have played our part and our work is done'

Mar 3rd 2021, 12:01 AM 7,224 Views 2 Comments

The CPA has now called on the GAA to implement the split season as voted through by Congress.

# cpa - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

'Accepted too easily' - GAA need explanation over loss of Level 5 status
# Response
# Response

'Accepted too easily' - GAA need explanation over loss of Level 5 status

Feb 17th 2021, 5:55 PM 8,177 Views 11 Comments

CPA Chairman Micheál Briody also says he accepts the GAA is in a difficult position in relation to Covid-19 restrictions.

# cpa - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

CPA hit out at 'unfair' suspension of club fixtures and call on GAA to reverse decision
# Club Players
# Club Players

CPA hit out at 'unfair' suspension of club fixtures and call on GAA to reverse decision

Oct 7th 2020, 9:38 AM 6,110 Views 5 Comments

The club players’ body is pleading with the GAA to allow outstanding adult championships to be completed behind closed doors.

# cpa - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Club players unveil two scenarios on how GAA split season could work in 2021
# Brief
# Brief

Club players unveil two scenarios on how GAA split season could work in 2021

Updated Sep 16th 2020, 3:07 PM 25,143 Views 12 Comments

The document includes new formats for the leagues and championships in hurling and football.

# cpa - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

CPA: 'Circumstances have presented the GAA with a golden opportunity to trial a clear split in the season'
# Statement
# Statement

CPA: 'Circumstances have presented the GAA with a golden opportunity to trial a clear split in the season'

Aug 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 6,253 Views 10 Comments

The CPA have backed the GPA’s proposal as the GAA’s Fixture Calendar Review Task Force prepare to make their decision.

# cpa - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

'The very future of the GAA is at stake' - CPA renews plea to address fixture issues
# Fix The Fixtures
# Fix The Fixtures

'The very future of the GAA is at stake' - CPA renews plea to address fixture issues

Updated Jul 29th 2020, 8:00 AM 23,627 Views 27 Comments

The CPA believes the current crisis in the GAA is four-fold.

# cpa - Friday 26 June, 2020

CPA call for GAA county teams to be banned from 2020 action if they train before 14 September
# Hitting Out
# Hitting Out

CPA call for GAA county teams to be banned from 2020 action if they train before 14 September

Jun 26th 2020, 6:25 PM 9,024 Views 18 Comments

The club players’ group have written to GAA Director-General Tom Ryan.

# cpa - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

'We have been suppressed by various people in the GAA over the years in the hope that we would go away'
# Statement
# Statement

'We have been suppressed by various people in the GAA over the years in the hope that we would go away'

Jun 16th 2020, 8:00 AM 28,048 Views 9 Comments

The CPA have warned that if the rules are not applied, it will “cause damage to the future of the Association.”

# cpa - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

57% of GAA club players willing to return to action before Covid-19 vaccine in place
# Survey
# Survey

57% of GAA club players willing to return to action before Covid-19 vaccine in place

May 12th 2020, 2:50 PM 16,001 Views 22 Comments

The CPA have surveyed players as a debate over a return to action in 2020 continues.

# cpa - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

CPA to use 'militant strategy' as survey reveals 80% of members don't 'feel they belong' to GAA
# Club Life
# Club Life

CPA to use 'militant strategy' as survey reveals 80% of members don't 'feel they belong' to GAA

Jan 22nd 2020, 9:55 AM 5,257 Views 7 Comments

The club players’ body released a statement after a recent survey.

# cpa - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

CPA 'concerned and disappointed' at GAA's Tier 2 football format plans
# Criticism
# Criticism

CPA 'concerned and disappointed' at GAA's Tier 2 football format plans

Sep 18th 2019, 10:12 AM 3,255 Views 2 Comments

The organisation have released a statement about next month’s Special Congress.

# cpa - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

GAA Fixtures Review Group to be formed in late May and deliver proposals for vote at 2020 Congress
# Fix The Fixtures
# Fix The Fixtures

GAA Fixtures Review Group to be formed in late May and deliver proposals for vote at 2020 Congress

May 14th 2019, 4:19 PM 2,812 Views 0 Comments

The fixtures issues continues to rage at club and county level.

# cpa - Thursday 18 April, 2019

CPA message to club players suggests 'possible escalation' is on the way
# Warning
# Warning

CPA message to club players suggests 'possible escalation' is on the way

Apr 18th 2019, 4:55 PM 8,078 Views 1 Comment

The CPA indicated their frustration at a lack of progress in establishing a dedicated fixtures group.

# cpa - Saturday 30 March, 2019

GPA call controversial Cork club championship proposal 'not fair or sensible'
# Statement
# Statement

GPA call controversial Cork club championship proposal 'not fair or sensible'

Mar 30th 2019, 3:53 PM 5,796 Views 8 Comments

The proposal suggests Cork sides play a number of championship games without their county players.

# cpa - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'You can try and set the tone, and set a culture. I’m not sure penalties are the way to go about it.'
# Club Call
# Club Call

'You can try and set the tone, and set a culture. I’m not sure penalties are the way to go about it.'

Apr 18th 2018, 7:00 AM 6,283 Views 4 Comments

New Director-General Tom Ryan on the difficulties in improving the lot of club players.

# cpa - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'We in the GAA want darkness and cover and, to me, that shows that there is a real problem'
# CPA
# 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 25,933 Views 17 Comments

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

# cpa - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

'This motion is an insult to Congress' - Cork county board opposes CPA motion on recording votes
# Cork Says No
# 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 10,909 Views 7 Comments

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

# cpa - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'It could be carnage': CPA issue warning over Master Fixtures Plan
# Warning
# Warning

'It could be carnage': CPA issue warning over Master Fixtures Plan

Nov 7th 2017, 11:44 AM 4,264 Views 8 Comments

“We need more leadership and direction from Croke Park.”

# cpa - Monday 2 October, 2017

'Better to change than to die. I think that's very important for hurling'
# Liam MacCarthy
# Liam MacCarthy

'Better to change than to die. I think that's very important for hurling'

Oct 2nd 2017, 5:28 PM 4,820 Views 0 Comments

Club Players Association fixtures coordinator Liam Griffin was speaking in the aftermath of the hurling restructures at Special Congress.

# cpa - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

More 'exclusive club weekends' to come into GAA calendar in time for 2018 season
# Change Is Coming
# Change Is Coming

More 'exclusive club weekends' to come into GAA calendar in time for 2018 season

Sep 27th 2017, 2:52 PM 4,056 Views 1 Comment

The GAA have given ‘verbal assurance’ they’ll produce National Master Fixtures Plan by the end of October.

# cpa - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Dropout rate is a 'crisis' but can be tackled through the calendar, says Griffin
# Fix The Fixtures
# Fix The Fixtures

Dropout rate is a 'crisis' but can be tackled through the calendar, says Griffin

Jul 26th 2017, 9:45 PM 8,284 Views 8 Comments

The former Wexford manager was speaking at the CPA’s press conference yesterday.

'At the end of the day, sometimes you have to speak up and say 'Enough is enough''
# Voices Of Experience
# Voices Of Experience

'At the end of the day, sometimes you have to speak up and say 'Enough is enough''

Jul 26th 2017, 8:10 AM 10,190 Views 4 Comments

Both Chrissy McKaigue and Aaron Kernan agree that the the All-Ireland club championships must be played in the one calendar year.

# cpa - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

CPA members vote for secondary football championship ahead of talks with GAA
# The Survey Says
# The Survey Says

CPA members vote for secondary football championship ahead of talks with GAA

May 3rd 2017, 12:05 AM 4,173 Views 6 Comments

The organisation conducted a survey over the weekend.

# cpa - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

60% of Club GAA players reject 'Super 8' championship structure
# Results Are In
# Results Are In

60% of Club GAA players reject 'Super 8' championship structure

Mar 28th 2017, 5:03 PM 4,007 Views 2 Comments

The controversial system was approved at Congress last month.

# cpa - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'We feel our fixture plans are positive, exciting and innovative' - CPA aim to solve club crisis
# Fix The Fixtures
# Fix The Fixtures

'We feel our fixture plans are positive, exciting and innovative' - CPA aim to solve club crisis

Mar 14th 2017, 12:05 AM 3,125 Views 0 Comments

Chairman Micheál Briody has spoken out ahead of the All-Ireland club finals.

# cpa - Friday 24 February, 2017

'I am the bottom of the food chain': GAA club players fight for their rights in new video
# Club V County
# Club V County

'I am the bottom of the food chain': GAA club players fight for their rights in new video

Feb 24th 2017, 12:08 PM 7,349 Views 5 Comments

Club Players Association releases video ahead of GAA Congress vote.

# cpa - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

GPA reject the 'Super 8' football proposal but back calls for extra-time and August All-Ireland finals
# Taking A Stand
# Taking A Stand

GPA reject the 'Super 8' football proposal but back calls for extra-time and August All-Ireland finals

Feb 22nd 2017, 9:55 PM 5,894 Views 15 Comments

The motions will be debated at Congress this weekend.

GAA club players group slams 'Super 8' football proposal and hits out at RTÉ coverage
# Fix The Fixtures
# Fix The Fixtures

GAA club players group slams 'Super 8' football proposal and hits out at RTÉ coverage

Feb 22nd 2017, 7:45 AM 26,851 Views 10 Comments

The players group is not happy ahead of GAA Congress.

# cpa - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'Surprised', 'strange' and 'contradictory' - GAA response to club player group request
# Case For Defence
# Case For Defence

'Surprised', 'strange' and 'contradictory' - GAA response to club player group request

Jan 24th 2017, 1:55 PM 5,666 Views 3 Comments

Director-General Páraic Duffy addresses the criticism by the club players body.

# cpa - Friday 13 January, 2017

GAA's CPA have a cause but Fifa showed changes in sport are usually about the bottom line
# Fix The Fixtures
# Fix The Fixtures

GAA's CPA have a cause but Fifa showed changes in sport are usually about the bottom line

Jan 13th 2017, 3:02 PM 8,761 Views 9 Comments

The CPA’s cause is right and fair, that alone doesn’t mean they will be successful, argues Tommy Martin.

# cpa - Monday 9 January, 2017

Why changing the date of the All-Ireland finals is key to helping club fixture chaos
# Grassroots GAA
# Grassroots GAA

Why changing the date of the All-Ireland finals is key to helping club fixture chaos

Jan 9th 2017, 4:08 PM 23,653 Views 20 Comments

The new GAA Club Players Association was officially launched today.

# cpa - Friday 9 September, 2016

From treasurers to The Tudors: the hotshot Irish casting director who trained as an accountant
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From TheJournal.ie
# Sponsored By CPA

From treasurers to The Tudors: the hotshot Irish casting director who trained as an accountant

Sep 9th 2016, 4:07 PM 11,735 Views 1 Comment

And yet further proof that your parents were right all along.

# cpa - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief
# Inflation Stations
From TheJournal.ie
# Inflation Stations

We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief

Apr 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,394 Views 10 Comments

Moody’s ratings agency “delayed on the way down and on the way up” on Irish debt.

# cpa - Monday 18 February, 2013

Explainer: What’s on the table in the Croke Park talks?
# Croke Park II
From TheJournal.ie
# Croke Park II

Explainer: What’s on the table in the Croke Park talks?

Feb 18th 2013, 2:45 PM 24,871 Views 75 Comments

The government is seeking additional savings from the public sector, setting it on a collision course with unions. Here’s what it’s all about…

# cpa - Saturday 19 January, 2013

This is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

This is the week's news... skewed

Jan 19th 2013, 5:00 PM 5,480 Views 2 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Horse burgers, how politicians ignored on social media may suffer low self-esteem, and the possibility that Lance Armstrong may be telling the truth…

# cpa - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Column: Despite the critics, the Croke Park Agreement is working
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Column: Despite the critics, the Croke Park Agreement is working

Oct 25th 2012, 7:30 PM 16 Views 63 Comments

Croke Park is polarising – but it wouldn’t have survived this long if it wasn’t working. Here’s ten reasons that prove it, writes Niall Shanahan.

# cpa - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Column: 10 problems with the Croke Park Agreement
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Column: 10 problems with the Croke Park Agreement

Oct 24th 2012, 7:00 AM 85 Views 136 Comments

The Croke Park Agreement is too slow, driven by insiders and makes cuts in the wrong places, writes management expert Eddie Molloy.

# cpa - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Croke Park Agreement: Where do the political parties stand?
# Croke Park Agreement
From TheJournal.ie
# Croke Park Agreement

Croke Park Agreement: Where do the political parties stand?

Sep 23rd 2012, 8:45 AM 6,853 Views 55 Comments

We’ve asked all of the political parties and a smattering of independents to outline clearly and in detail their position on the Croke Park Agreement on public sector pay and reform. Here is what they said…

# cpa - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Croke Park the 'most successful social contract in State's history' - Labour Minister
# Croke Park Agreement
From TheJournal.ie
# Croke Park Agreement

Croke Park the 'most successful social contract in State's history' - Labour Minister

Sep 9th 2012, 4:51 PM 8,435 Views 112 Comments

Minister of State for Trade and Development, Joe Costello, has insisted the agreement on public sector pay and reform is delivering amid growing calls for it to be re-examined.

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