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The GAA Library and Archive is committed to centralising all academic articles related to the Gaelic Athletic Association. These academic articles, listed below, are available to view in the Library Reading Room only – under no circumstances whatsoever will copies (hardcopy or electronic) be provided to third parties.

Access to these articles is provided using the Library and Archive application form.

Anderson, Michael. 'The Parents and Siblings of Michael Cusack' in Seanchas Ard Mhacha, Journal of the Armagh Diocesan Historical Society, Volume 24 No.1 (2012), pp. 164-182 (with additons).   

Anderson, Michael. 'The Woods Family of Dromore, County Down and Michael Cusack' in Down GAA A Review of 2009

Billings, Cathal. 'The First Minutes: An Analysis of the Irish Language within the Official Structures of the Gaelic Athletic Association, 1884-1934' in Éire - Ireland, Volume 48 Issue 1&2, (2013), pp. 32-53.

Blythe, Earnan. 'The First Decade of the G.A.A. in Dublin' in Dublin Historical Record, Volume 19 No. 1, (December 1963), pp. 16-26.

Bourke, Marcus. 'The Early GAA in South Ulster' in Clogher Record, Volume 7 No. 1, (1969), pp. 5-26.

Bradley, Joseph M. 'The Gaelic Athletic Association in Scotland, 1948 - 2007: Diaspora and Immigrant Identity' in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 24 Issue 10, (2007), pp. 1302-1319.

Connolly, John & Dolan, Paddy. 'Organisational centralisation as figurational dynamics: Movements and counter-movements in the Gaelic Athletic Association' in Management and Organizational History, Volume 6 No. 1, (2011), pp. 37-58.

Cronin, Mike. 'Fighting for Ireland, Playing for England? The Nationalist History of the Gaelic Athletic Association and English Influence on Irish Sport' in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 15 No. 3, (1998), pp. 36-56.

Cronin, Mike. 'Sam Maguire: Forgotten Hero and National Icon' in Sport in History, Volume 25 No.2, (2005), pp. 189-205.

Cronin, Mike. 'The State on Display: The 1924 Tailteann Art Competition' in New Hibernia Review / Iris Éireannach Nua, Volume 9 No. 3, (Autumn 2005), pp. 50-71.

Crossan, Sean & McAnallen, Donal. ‘Croke Park Goes Plumb Crazy' in Media History, Volume 17 Issue 2, (2011), pp. 159-174.

Crossan, Sean. '"Ar son an Náisiúin": The National Film Institute of Ireland's All-Ireland Films' in Éire - Ireland, Volume 48 Issue 1&2, (2013), pp. 191-210.

Curran, Conor. 'Sport and Cultural Nationalism: The Conflict Bewteen Association and Gaelic Football in Donegal, 1905-1934' in Éire - Ireland, Volume 48 Issue 1&2, (2013), pp. 79-94.

Darby, Paul. 'Gaelic Games, Ethnic Identity and Irish Nationalism in New York City c.1880–1917' in Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, Volume 10 Issue 3, (2007), pp. 347-367.

Darby, Paul & Moore, Stephen. 'Gaelic Games, Irish Nationalist Politics and the Irish Diaspora in London, 1895–1915' in Sport in History, Volume 31 Issue 3, (2011), pp. 257-282.

deBlaghd, Earnan. 'Cold War in the Dublin G.A.A. 1887' in Dublin Historical Record, Volume 22 No. 3, (October 1968), pp. 252-262.

Delaney, Liam & Fahy, Tony. 'The Social and Economic Value of Sport in Ireland.' ESRI. 2005.  

Garnham, Neal. 'Accounting for the Early Success of the Gaelic Athletic Association' in Irish Historical Studies, Volume 34 Isuue 133, (2004), pp. 65-78.

Leeson, David. 'Death in the Afternoon: The Croke Park Massacre, 21 November 1920' in Canadian Journal of History, Volume 38, (2003), pp. 43-67.

Mandle, W.F. 'The I.R.B. and the Beginnings of the Gaelic Athletic Association' in Irish Historical Studies, Vol. 20 No. 80, (September 1977), pp. 418-438.

Mandle, W.F. 'Parnell and Sport' in Studia Hibernica, No. 28, (1994), pp. 103-116.

McElligot, Richard. 'Degenerating from sterling Irishmen into contemptible West Britons: The GAA and Rugby in Kerry, 1885–1905' in History Ireland, Vol. 19 No. 4, (July / August 2011), pp. 28-31.

McElligot, Richard. '1916 and the Radicalization of the Gaelic Athletic Association' in Éire - Ireland, Volume 48 Issue 1&2, (2013), pp. 95-111. 

Moran, Sean. 'The Gaelic Athletic Association and Professionalism in Irish Sport' in Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review, Volume 90 No. 359, (Autumn 2001), pp. 276-282.

Nic Congáil, Ríona. '"Looking on for Centuries from the Sideline.": Gaelic Feminism and the Rise of Camogie' in Éire - Ireland, Volume 48 Issue 1&2, (2013), pp. 168-190.

O'Sullivan, Aidan. 'Warriors, Legends &Heroes: The Archaeology of Hurling' in Archaeology Ireland, Volume 12 No. 3, (Autumn 1998), pp. 32-34.

Ó hAnnrachain, Tadhg. 'The Heroic Importance of Sport: The GAA in the 1930s' in The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 25 Issue 10, (2008), pp. 1326-1337.

Rouse, Paul. 'Journalists and the Making of the Gaelic Athletic Association, 1884-1887' in Media History, Volume 17 Issue 2, (2011), pp. 117-132.

Ryan, Denis & Wamsley, Kevin. 'A Grand Game of Hurling  and Football: Sport and Irish Nationalism in Old Toronto' in The Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, Volume 30 No. 1, (Spring 2004), pp. 21-31.

Ryan, Liam. 'The G.A.A.: 'Part of What We Are': A Centenary Assessment' in The Furrow, Volume 35 No. 12, (December 1984), pp. 752-764.

Tierney, Mark. 'The Public and Private Image of the GAA: A Centenary Appraisal' in The Crane Bag, Volume 8 No. 2, (1984), pp. 161-164.

Whelan, Kevin. 'The Geography of Hurling' in History Ireland, Volume 1 No. 1, (Spring 1993), pp. 27-31.