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#John Horan

# john-horan - Friday 3 July, 2020

GAA prepared to punish teams who break inter-county training rules

Clubs and county boards are encouraged to report any teams who train ahead of 14 September start date.

# john-horan - Friday 26 June, 2020

'We'd like people to call them out' - No GAA sanctions for county teams returning to training early

Inter-county sides are not permitted to return to training until 14 September.

# john-horan - Monday 8 June, 2020

'We probably could put 21,000 into Croke Park safely' - GAA plan for crowds with two-metre rule

GAA President John Horan on how they could accommodate fans while social distancing exists.

# john-horan - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

'Please reopen our GAA pitches' - calls grow from star players for changes to current shutdown plan

TJ Reid and Steven McDonnell have both called for club grounds to be re-opened sooner than the planned 20 July date.

# john-horan - Monday 18 May, 2020

Ex-GAA president Kelly: 'We shouldn't be saying we’re not going to play any games this year'

Kelly said it would be ‘strange’ if GAA activity resumed in England and Europe before it did in Ireland.

# john-horan - Monday 11 May, 2020

TV Wrap - Horan and the GAA show impressive leadership as a diminished Sunday Game returns

The GAA president delivered a socially-distant punch to the gut, as the reality of a lost GAA summer sank in.

# john-horan - Monday 27 April, 2020

GAA president says championships could be pushed into 2021

John Horan also said the club game will be prioritised once games resume.

# john-horan - Monday 21 October, 2019

New Tier 2 football championship leaves more questions than answers

The real work starts now for the GAA in selling it properly.

# john-horan - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'There's a fallacy out there that inter-county players are living the high life, it couldn't be further from the truth' CEO

'There's a fallacy out there that inter-county players are living the high life, it couldn't be further from the truth'

Paul Flynn clarifies his gate receipts comments and discusses the proposals for Tier 2 and football rule changes.

# john-horan - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

'A full truthful version of events': Galway club call for GAA investigation following apology

Former club officers of St Mary’s, Athenry are seeking answers from GAA President John Horan and Croke Park officials.

# john-horan - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Horan: Cork Super 8s and hurling double-header at Croke Park this weekend not feasible

Cork footballers are in action on Saturday while their hurlers play on Sunday at the Drumcondra venue.

# john-horan - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

More analysis needed of Dublin funding and Division 3 promoted teams could receive 2020 boost

John Horan was speaking at yesterday’s All-Ireland series launch.

# john-horan - Monday 10 June, 2019

GAA's new fixtures task force to deliver recommendations by November

It includes Dublin CEO John Costello and representatives from the GPA and CPA.

# john-horan - Monday 27 May, 2019

'Appetite is out there' - Support for two-tier football structure which could be in for 2020 season

'Appetite is out there' - Support for two-tier football structure which could be in for 2020 season

The GAA President believes there is an appetite out there for a new system.

# john-horan - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

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

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

# john-horan - Saturday 23 February, 2019

GAA President proposes moving All-Ireland club finals to January

The Dublin man’s suggestion would take the deciders out of their traditional slot on St Patrick’s Day.

# john-horan - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

John Horan: 'I'm delighted to see RTÉ have improved their performance in showing our games'

The GAA President was pleased to see highlights show League Sunday run for two hours at the weekend.

GAA President reveals crowds at league openers and season ticket numbers up despite price hikes

John Horan also stated that Central Council voted unanimously to raise the price of tickets.

# john-horan - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Pairc Ui Chaoimh directors to clarify cost of redevelopment, while work will take place on pitch

GAA president John Horan and Cork chairperson Tracey Kennedy released a joint statement.

# john-horan - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

'We're not a kneejerk organisation' - GAA to meet GPA but no U-turn expected over new rules

John Horan and Paul Flynn are set to meet over the matter.

# john-horan - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Introduction of second-tier football championship receives 'broad support' GAA

Introduction of second-tier football championship receives 'broad support'

The GAA’s Central Council met at Croke Park this morning.

# john-horan - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

GAA chief on Fenway Classic - 'It’s important these things wash their face, that they pay for themselves'

Limerick defeated Cork in the final in Boston on Sunday.

# john-horan - Thursday 1 November, 2018

7 Dublin stars feature on 2018 All-Star football team

Monaghan are the second-best represented side with three players included.

# john-horan - Thursday 25 October, 2018

'The perpetrators of these incidents are not above the law' - GAA President condemns club violence

John Horan has spoken out against the disciplinary flash points which have taken place in recent weeks.

# john-horan - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'That's a terrific idea' - support for GAA to appoint a Nucifora-type figure to tackle player burnout

GPA chairman Seamus Hickey has backed a suggestion from GAA President John Horan.

'I think it’s the right thing to do' - GAA plans for a two-tier All-Ireland football championship

The final of the new competition would be a curtain-raiser to the All-Ireland decider.

# john-horan - Saturday 28 July, 2018

From 'Ministers saw fit to give us a bashing' - GAA President hits out at 'government spokespeople' over Liam Miller match War Of Words

# john-horan - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

GAA President on Dublin's Croke Park games and sorting 2018 fixture issues

John Horan addressed the topic yesterday after the controversy over venues has flared up.

# john-horan - Monday 2 July, 2018

GAA have 'learned lessons' from Kildare fall-out and Newbridge can host Super 8s game

GAA president John Horan also said he wants to keep Croke Park for GAA-only activities during July and August in the future.

# john-horan - Monday 25 June, 2018

Poll: Should the GAA introduce a second tier football championship? Ch-Ch-Changes This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the GAA introduce a second tier football championship?

GAA president John Horan says he wants to explore the possibility of introducing a second tier competition.

# john-horan - Friday 23 February, 2018

'He had an influence in bringing Jason Sherlock back into the GAA'

Coaching, politics and the rise of the GAA’s new president John Horan.

# john-horan - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Dublin county board nominate Leinster Council chairman to be the next GAA President Hat In The Ring This post contains images

# john-horan - Monday 18 January, 2016

'January tournaments provide vital funding for GAA members going through tough times'

The Leinster chairman has responded to criticism of the Walsh, Kehoe and O’Byrne cups.

# john-horan - Friday 11 December, 2015

New 40,000 stadium close to Dublin's M50 'on the cards', says Leinster Council chief

Croke Park may soon have a rival for League and provincial championship matches.