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1972 Gael Linn Cup An action scene from the 1972 Gael Linn Cup. The Gael Linn Cup is the Camogie equivalent of the Railway Cup, a competition organised on a provincial basis.
Courtesy of Cumann Camógaíochta na nGael
Loughlinisland Ladies Loughinisland Ladies Football Team, Co. Down, celebrate their intermediate championship win on their team bus, 2004.
Courtesy of Loughinisland GAA
Scoil Mhuire Celebrations Captain of the Scoil Mhuire Camogie Team, Cashel, being lifted shoulder high by supporters at the end of the match.
Courtesy of Cumann Camógaíochta na nGael
Wedding cartoon A cartoon of an Irish wedding. The caption reads: ‘Déan deifir, a Athair. Gheall mé go n-imreoinn san dara leath.’ ('Hurry up, Father. I promised to play in the second half.') Many Irish wives and girlfriends have had to come to terms with the importance of the GAA in their other halves' lives.
Source: Programme for Féile na nGael held in Wexford, June 1985
First camogie team The first camogie team — Craobh an Cheitinnigh, c. 1904.
Courtesy of Cumann Camógaíochta na nGael
Ladies Committee at Clubroom Opening One of the more traditional roles of women in the GAA club — the Ladies Committee of Naomh Malachi GFC, Co. Louth, looking after the catering at the opening of the new clubrooms.
Courtesy of Edward Laverty, Naomh Malachi

 
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