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Here's the 15 key GAA fixtures to keep an eye on this week

Dublin’s showdowns in Croke Park will take centre stage this weekend.

Dublin's double-header next Sunday commands the spotlight.
Dublin's double-header next Sunday commands the spotlight.
Image: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

DUBLIN’S SHOWDOWNS IN Croke Park will take centre stage this weekend in the GAA programme.

Jim Gavin’s football side and Ger Cunningham’s hurling team will make their 2015 Leinster bows in a double-header in Croke Park next Sunday.

Here’s what else is in store on this week’s GAA agenda.

Tuesday

Leinster JFC quarter-final
Meath v Carlow, Ratoath, 7.30pm

Wednesday

Bord Gáis Energy Leinster U21HC quarter-finals
Laois v Carlow, O’Moore Park, Portlaoise, 7.30pm
Offaly v Westmeath, O’Connor Park, Tullamore, 7.30pm
Kildare v Wexford, St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge, 7.30pm

Saturday

Christy Ring Cup semi-finals
Kildare v Kerry, Newbridge, 2pm, (Ref: Sean Cleere, Kilkenny)
Derry v Down, Owenbeg, 3.30pm, (Ref: Owen Elliott, Antrim)

Lory Meagher Cup Round 5
Warwickshire v Lancashire, Páirc na hÉireann, Birmingham, 3.30pm
Sligo v Fermanagh, Markievicz Park, 3.30pm

Sunday

Leinster
SHC quarter-final
Dublin v Galway, Croke Park, 2pm, (Live RTÉ 2), (Ref: James McGrath, Westmeath)

SFC quarter-final
Dublin v Longford, Croke Park, 4pm, (Live RTÉ 2), (Ref: Conor Lane, Cork)

Munster
SFC quarter-final
Tipperary v Waterford, Semple Stadium, Thurles, 3.30pm, (Ref: Rory Hickey, Clare)

JFC quarter-final
Tipperary v Waterford, Semple Stadium, Thurles, 1.30pm

Ulster
SFC quarter-final
Fermanagh v Antrim, Brewster Park, Enniskillen, 4pm

MFC quarter-finals
Fermanagh v Antrim, Brewster Park, Enniskillen, 2.15pm
Armagh v Donegal, Athletic Grounds, 7pm

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