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Here's the 19 key GAA fixtures to keep an eye on this weekend

There’s a busy schedule ahead.

Brian Cody with Eamon O'Shea after the game Brian Cody and Eamonn O'Shea take their teams into action this weekend. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Updated 15.40pm

BRIAN CODY AND Eamonn O’Shea, the two men that guided their teams to last year’s All-Ireland senior hurling final, will make their managerial bows in the 2015 championship this Sunday.

It’s our first chance to see Kilkenny and Tipperary in action this summer while there’s plenty other provincial games to digest in Connacht football, Leinster hurling and Ulster football.

The All-Ireland senior camogie championship also starts this weekend.

Here’s the full lowdown on this weekend’s action.

Saturday

Connacht
SFC semi-final
Sligo v Roscommon, Markievicz Park, 7pm, (Ref: Maurice Deegan, Laois), (Live Sky Sports 5)

Leinster
SHC semi-final
Galway v Laois, O’Connor Park, Tullamore, 5pm, (Ref: Fergal Horgan, Tipperary), (Live Sky Sports 5)

Joe Campion with Joe Canning Galway's Joe Canning in action against Laois player Joe Campion. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Electric Ireland MHC semi-final
Westmeath v Dublin, Cusack Park, Mullingar, 3pm, (Ref: Michael O’Sullivan, Kilkenny)

Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie championship 
Group 1
Limerick v Offaly, Newcastlewest, 2.30pm
Galway v Cork, O’Connor Park, Tullamore, 3pm

Group 2
Dublin v Kilkenny, Parnell Park, 2.30pm

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All-Ireland SFC qualifiers
Round 1A
London v Cavan, Ruislip, 2pm, (Ref: Paddy Neilan, Roscommon)
Waterford v Offaly, Fraher Field, Dungarvan, 2pm, (Ref: Fergal Kelly, Longford)
Laois v Antrim, O’Moore Park, Portlaoise, 2.30pm, (Ref: Derek O’Mahoney, Tipperary)
Longford v Carlow, Glennon Brothers Pearse Park, 7pm, (Ref: David Gough, Meath)

Jack Sheedy Longford boss Jack Sheedy. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

TG4 Ulster senior ladies football championship
Cavan v Tyrone, Brewster Park, Enniskillen, 1pm
Donegal v Down, Brewster Park, Enniskillen, 3pm

Sunday

Leinster
SHC semi-final
Kilkenny v Wexford, Nowlan Park, 2pm, (Ref: Diarmuid Kirwan, Cork), (Live RTÉ 2, The Sunday Game)

Electric Ireland MHC semi-final
Kilkenny v Laois, Nowlan Park, 12pm, (Ref: Alfie Devine, Westmeath)

Munster
SHC semi-final
Limerick v Tipperary, Gaelic Grounds, 4pm, (Ref: Brian Gavin, Offaly), (Live RTÉ 2, The Sunday Game)

Patrick Maher, John O'Dwyer, Seamus Callanan and Niall O'Meara with Seamus Hickey Limerick and Tipperary face off on Sunday. Source: James Crombie/INPHO

IHC semi-final
Limerick v Tipperary, Gaelic Grounds, 2pm

Ulster
SFC semi-final
Monaghan v Fermanagh, Kingspan Breffni Park, 4pm, (Ref: Padraig O’Sullivan, Kerry), (BBC Deferred)

MFC semi-final
Cavan v Antrim, Kingspan Breffni Park, 2.15pm, (Ref: D Connolly, Monaghan)

SHC quarter-finals
Armagh v Down, Athletic Grounds, 3.30pm, (Ref: Eamon Hassan, Derry)
Derry v Donegal, Celtic Park, 3.30pm, (Ref: John Clarke, Cavan)

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