Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Once a year, Irish Gaelic football is combined with an Australian version of it. Then an Irish team and an Australian team play a number of matches until either of the teams gets the cup. What is this competition called?||Sports in Ireland
International Rules. Unfortunately, it's not called the "Ireland-is-the-best Cup", although I must say that would be a great name.
70 minutes. A hurling match in senior level is 70 minutes long, while at minor level it is usually 60 minutes long.
|Who was the first president of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA)?||Sports in Ireland
Maurice Davin. Maurice Davin was the first president of the GAA. Micheal Cusack was the founder, but not the president. George Bernard Shaw was an Irish writer, and Arthur McGuinness was the founder of Guinness, a very famous beer.
Camogie. Hurling (in senior level) is only for men, while camogie is only for women.
The Sam Maguire Cup. The Sam Maguire Cup is won by the team who wins the Gaelic Football final, and the Liam McCarthy Cup is won by the team who wins the Hurling Final. Micheal Cusack may have founded the GAA but he doesn't have a trophy named after him. Ronald McDonald has absolutely nothing to do with Irish sports.
|What is the name of the stadium in Dublin which all Gaelic football finals are played in, and also home of Dublin Gaelic team?||Sports in Ireland
Croke Park. Croke Park is where all Gaelic football finals, semi-finals, and quarterfinals are played. It has 82,300 seats, and is the fourth largest stadium in Europe.
0. Every single county in Ireland has a Gaelic team. There are 32 counties in all of Ireland (including Northern Ireland).
|What is the name of the association that started the promotion of traditional Irish sports?||Sports in Ireland
The Gaelic Athletic Association. The Gaelic Athletic Association (or GAA) was started in 1884 by a man named Micheal Cusack. The traditional Irish sports that are put into the category of the "Sports of the GAA" are Gaelic football, hurling, handball, and rounders.