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Fundraising Carnival, Blennerville, Kerry A band parades over the bridge in Blennerville, Co. Kerry, in 1963. The parade was part of the annual fundraising carnival held by St. Patrick's GAA Club.
© GAA Oral History Project
Travelling to training The level of commitment given by players to club and county is demonstrated by this group who travelled from Dublin to Leitrim every week to attend team training in the 1980s.
© Leitrim County Library
Spot the Ball Jim Faughan, from Annaduff, Co. Leitrim, prepares to push Ireland's largest ball through Mullingar in an innovative GAA fundraiser.
© Westmeath Examiner
Cutting the grass, Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney James Mulligan cuts the grass at Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney, in 2003, a role he continued to fill until 2007.
© Fitzgerald Stadium Collection
Training kids An underage training session illustrates the importance of volunteerism to the continued success of the GAA. Throughout the country, large numbers of volunteers ensure that Gaelic Games are passed down to each new generation.
© Fred Reilly

 
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