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Affiliation receipt An affiliation receipt from the William K. Redmond Football Club shows that the cost of affiliation in 1889 was the substantial sum of ten shillings.
© Horeswood GAA
Raffle ticket A raffle ticket from Camp GAA, Co. Kerry, illustrates one of the ways that clubs attempted to raise funds in their localities.
© GAA Oral History Project
Case report sheet, Christy Ring injuries This case report sheet details injuries suffered by Christy Ring at a match in Nowlan Park, Kilkenny, in March 1958. Gaelic players could, and often did, miss substantial periods of work as a result of injuries received during matches or training.
© GAA Museum
Letter re bankrupt county boards Many volunteers incurred personal financial losses in their roles within the GAA, as portrayed by this letter from a Donegal County Board Secretary.
© Donegal County Archives Service
Note requesting attendan ce at function and training The expectations placed on county players are illustrated in this note requesting Joe Corcoran of Mayo to attend a team function in the Imperial Hotel at 7.30pm on Saturday night and team training the following day at 3pm.
© GAA Oral History Project
Publication extract: importance of voluntary labour An extract from the 1975 GAA publication Dressingrooms and Social Centres for GAA Clubs highlights the importance of voluntary labour to the development of club facilities.
© GAA Oral History Project

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