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#Paraic Duffy

# paraic-duffy - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Extra games but no extra live TV coverage - GAA sticking with plan for 2018 season

There will be 45 games televised between the football and hurling championship this summer.

# paraic-duffy - Friday 26 January, 2018

'The GAA is bigger, better, richer and more popular than ever - so why are people moaning?'

No matter who replaces Paraic Duffy as Ard Stiúrthóir, the GAA is never going back to the old way, writes Tommy Martin.

# paraic-duffy - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

'We can't claim on the one hand to be amateur and on the other throw a blind eye to this'

Director-General Páraic Duffy released his annual report today.

'There is all to lose in doing so, and nothing to gain' - GAA chief against any Dublin split

Páraic Duffy’s annual report was released this morning.

# paraic-duffy - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Business degree no longer required as GAA extend search for new Director-General

The deadline for applications has been pushed to 19 January after some confusion over the criteria.

# paraic-duffy - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'It's against the ethos of the GAA': Association won't support Gooch dinner, says Duffy

Colm Cooper’s planned testimonial does not breach any GAA rules, said Director General Paraic Duffy.

# paraic-duffy - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

GAA director general Páraic Duffy to retire next year

The Monaghan native held the position for 10 years.

# paraic-duffy - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'I think that people will understand that as a once-off' - Waterford v Wexford venue choice

Paraic Duffy feels Páirc Uí Chaoimh was the right choice for the hurling quarter-finals.

# paraic-duffy - Monday 6 March, 2017

Chrissy McKaigue isn't a fan of the Super 8 but hails Paraic Duffy as 'a tremendous leader'

The Slaughtneil star feels that club GAA is the ‘biggest jewel in the GAA’s crown’.

# paraic-duffy - Monday 27 February, 2017

'We’re not going to run the GAA by Twitter': Páraic Duffy defends the 'Super 8'

A clear divide now exists between the GAA’s players and its administrators.

# paraic-duffy - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

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

The motions will be debated at Congress this weekend.

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

The players group is not happy ahead of GAA Congress.

# paraic-duffy - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

'We need to try to end the practice of money being offered to attract top inter-county players to the USA'

The GAA want to clamp down on the exodus to the States.

GAA insists National Games Centre at Abbotstown is not just for Dublin teams

Páraic Duffy believes it would have been ‘unthinkable’ for GAA to turn down facility.

# paraic-duffy - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Don't expect the GAA to bring in video refs for penalty decisions and black card calls

Páraic Duffy raised the issue of TMO’s in his annual report today.

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

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

Trading places? All-Ireland hurling final could be played after football in calendar shake-up

Paraic Duffy has addressed concerns from hurling strongholds.

Club Players Association won't support Duffy's fixture proposals

The CPA have written to Duffy to notify him of three areas that need immediate attention.

# paraic-duffy - Thursday 20 October, 2016

There's a very worrying trend with Football Championship attendance numbers

Numbers are dropping and it’s time to do something, says the GAA.

GAA wants to play All-Ireland finals in August and replace football quarter-finals with group stage

Director general Paraic Duffy is aiming to condense the championship seasons.

# paraic-duffy - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

The GAA insist new €12 million national training facility in Abbotstown is not just for Dublin

The new facility was officially opened yesterday.

# paraic-duffy - Monday 4 April, 2016

'You were in a no-win situation' - GAA defend Dublin-Roscommon venue change

Plenty people were not happy with the late call to move the game to Carrick-on-Shannon.

# paraic-duffy - Thursday 24 March, 2016

GAA accuses Department of Sport of making them 'look foolish' over American football game Exclusive

A letter from Paraic Duffy to Minister Paschal Donohoe has emerged under a Freedom of Information request.

# paraic-duffy - Sunday 21 February, 2016

GAA chief backs move to bring All-Ireland finals forward

Paraic Duffy believes the proposal would help take the strain off the club fixtures schedule.

# paraic-duffy - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

'I think Diarmuid Connolly maybe gets a tough press sometimes'

The Dublin star has received sympathy from Paraic Duffy.

The GAA explain why the GPA's All-Ireland football championship proposal was shelved

The players’ body have not been happy at being ignored.

# paraic-duffy - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

GAA chief warns against motions restricting broadcast deals to free-to-air TV

Paraic Duffy believes such a move would lead to ‘a greatly reduced media rights income’.

GAA criticism in Connolly saga was 'lazy headline-seeking commentary' - Duffy

Director General says there is no “fundamental weakness” in GAA disciplinary system.

GAA director slams 'code of silence' after Dubs v Armagh challenge brawl

Davy Byrne incident was “one of the most disappointing events of the past year.”

# paraic-duffy - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

GAA bosses stall controversial proposal to expel British Army team

Paraic Duffy has written to the London county board concerning the future of the Irish Guards team.

# paraic-duffy - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

The GAA's Director General is not happy with the Laois and Waterford county boards

Paraic Duffy believes clubs in counties deserve answers following fixture crises.

# paraic-duffy - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

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POLL: Should the All-Ireland U21 football championship be abolished?

It’s one of the key recommendations put forward by GAA CEO Paraic Duffy.

# paraic-duffy - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Scrapping U21 football championship among new proposals as GAA addresses player burnout

‘The time has come to take decisive action,’ said GAA director general Paraic Duffy today.

# paraic-duffy - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

'We're not going to remodel the GAA to make everybody equal because then you kill it'

Páraic Duffy has launched a passionate defence of inter-county Gaelic football.

# paraic-duffy - Thursday 16 April, 2015

'Maybe in 50 or 100 years' but no plans to rename Croke Park any time soon

The director general of the GAA says it won’t happen in the immediate future.

# paraic-duffy - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Paraic Duffy rejects 'corporate GAA' claims as 'an utterly bogus charge'

The Director-General says the corporate GAA accusations are ‘an utterly bogus charge’.

# paraic-duffy - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

The Garth Brooks fiasco got a (final?) mention in the GAA's annual report today

The Director General’s annual report was released today.

'We took a risk and it backfired' - Paraic Duffy on moving the Mayo v Kerry replay from Croke Park

The GAA Director-General says lessons have been learned from last August’s controversy.

# paraic-duffy - 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.

# paraic-duffy - Friday 5 December, 2014

M50 stadium 'not a priority' for the GAA - Páraic Duffy

The Director General says his organisation is focusing on the redevelopment of Casement Park and Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

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