GAA and Related Organisations Provinces & Counties

GAA Provinces & Counties (*)

Dublin
Dublin City (*)
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown (*)
Fingal (*)
South Dublin (*)
Connacht
Galway
Leitrim
Mayo
Roscommon
Sligo
Leinster
Carlow
Kildare
Kilkenny
Laois
Longford
Louth
Meath
Offaly
Westmeath
Wexford
Wicklow
Munster
Clare
Cork
Kerry
Limerick
Tipperary
Waterford
Ulster
Antrim
Armagh
Cavan
Derry
Donegal
Down
Fermanagh
Monaghan
Tyrone
England
Gloucestershire
Hertfordshire
Lancashire
London
Warwickshire
Yorkshire
America
Argentina (*)
Canada
Caribbean (*)
Mexico (*)
New York
United States
Orient
Africa (*)
Asia
Australasia
Europe
Middle East
Russia (*)
Celtic
Brittany
Galicia
Scotland
Wales (*)
GAA Provinces & Counties

(*) Currently in development, either as GAA Sevens or with a handful of Clubs and not yet a County. Sports: Hurling, Gaelic Football, Camogie, Ladies Gaelic Football.

GAA Inter-Provincial Proposal (**)

GAA Inter-Provincial
Connacht
Leinster
Munster
Ulster
Dublin
Celtic
England
America
Orient
GAA Inter-Provincial Proposal

(**) Possible basis for Professionalism

GAA Sevens (***)

City Boroughs
Belfast City
Cork City
Galway City
Limerick City
Waterford City
County Boroughs
Causeway
East Antrim
Lisburn
Mid-Ulster
North Down
GAA Sevens

(***) GAA Sevens is used to promote GAA in non-Traditional areas – it could be used to promote Gaelic Games in the above City and County Boroughs.

Gaeltacht GAA (****)

An Gaeltacht Championship
Connemara (Galway)
Dingle (Kerry)
Erris (Mayo)
Gweedore (Donegal)
Ring (Waterford)
Tara (Meath)
West Cork (Cork)
An Gaeltacht GAA

(****) The GAA Gaeltacht Championship is used to promote Gaelic Football in Gaeltacht Areas – the above Gaeltacht Areas are given in common English-name usage of the Areas.

Handball Councils

World Handball Councils
Euro 1 Wall
Eton Fives (EFA)
Frisian Kaatsen
Inner City Handball
Pelota a Mano (CIJB)
World Handball Council (WHC)
World Handball Councils

World Rounders

GAA Rounders World
Alpen Rounders (Switzerland & South Tirol, Italy)
British Rounders
England
Wales
Scotland
Jersey
Isle of Man
Guernsey
World Rounders
Australia
India
World Rounders

Other Gaelic Games

Other Gaelic Games
Poc Fada
Wheelchair Hurling
Wheelchair Football
International Rules
Compromise Rules Football
Hurling-Shinty
Rounders-Baseball, Rounders-Softball & Compromise Rules Rounders (Ireland, England, Wales)
Handball-Pelota
Hurlacrosse (Hurling-Lacrosse)
Poc Fada Golf
International Rules & Other Gaelic Games

Celtic & Atlantic Sports

Celtic & Atlantic Sports
Alba (Scottish Shinty – Camanachd Association / Women’s Camanachd Association)
Britain (Medieval British Football – Ba’Game, Uppies & Downies, Shrovetide Football)
Cymru (Welsh Baseball Union / Welsh Ladies Baseball Union / English Baseball Union – Liverpool)
Euskadi (Basque Pelota – ASPE (Spain) / FFPB (France)
Fiorentina (Calcio Fiorentina)
Kernow (Cornish Hurling)
Mannin (Manx Cammag)
Celtic & Atlantic Sports

Recap

From the intital four Provinces and 32 counties, GAA has grown to include Britain GAA and the World Games. With the inclusion of the related Celtic & Atlantic Sports and World Handball (The GAA Handball website says it is the GAA’s only real world sport, as well as World Rounders, International Rules, and other Sports such as Poc Fada and Wheelchair Hurling and Football it is an immense amount of variety and reach the World over. (Please see each of the articles on the website of the different sports to view references).

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Dervla Mulcahy, Richard Mulcahy, Rose McCabe, Fiona Corrigan, Jillian Glynn, Caoimhe Mullaney, Roisin Ni Dhonnacha, Kate Hartnett, Rachel Croke, Lenka Mulligan, Decy Maher, Jason, Luke Kelly, Derek Walsh, Tom Dunne, Paul Croke, Gareth Hunt, and Michael O’Callaghan.

ABOUT THIS DOCUMENT

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | GAA World / Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 5 November 2021

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2021

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