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Irish Volunteers in Celtic Park A photograph of two Irish Volunteers taken at Celtic Park, Derry, in 1914.
© Museum of Free Derry
Politicians at Croke Park Prominent Irish politicians and GAA men — including Griffith, de Valera, O'Neill, Boland, and Collins — enjoying a match at Croke Park in 1919.
© Collins 22 Society
GAA Patrons and Politicians Images of a number of the patrons of the GAA prior to 1934. All of the six patrons featured, with the exception of Archbishop Fennelly, were prominent Irish political leaders.
Source: Irish Independent Golden Jubilee Supplement, 1934
Protest at GAA Match for Hunger Strikers Protests such as this were common at GAA matches across Ireland during the hunger strikes in the North.
© Leitrim County Library
Helicopter over Crossmaglen A British Army helicopter taking off from the security base bordering St. Oliver Plunket Park, Crossmaglen, during a GAA match, 2001.
© Toni Carragher

 
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