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					GAELIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION.
           [GAA]
              Croke park
This famous stadium was first built over a
 hundred years ago. It is the most
 important stadium for gaelic games in
 Ireland. The All Ireland Championship
 Final is held here every year in
 September.
 GAA WAS FOUNDED IN 1884

In 1884 7 men met in the Grand Hotel in
  Thurles, Co. Tipperary, to form the GAA,
  in order to promote and perserve gaelic
  games.
           HURLING
HURLING IS SIMALER TO HOCKEY YOU
 USE A SMALL BALL CALLED A SLITHER
 AND A CURVED STICK.
HURLING IS A ANCIENT GAME PLAYED
 BY THE CELTS!
      125 YEARS

 GAA ARE CELEBRATING
 THE 125TH YEAR OF THE
ASSOCIATION THIS YEAR
      (1884 - 2009)
            KERRY
KERRY HAVE WON THE ALL IRELAND
 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP 37 TIMES.
               KERRY 1859 JERSEY
            DUBLIN
DUBLIN HAVE WON THE ALL IRELAND
 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP 16 TIMES.
              CORK
CORK HAVE WON THE ALL IRELAND 2
TIMES.
IN 2009 THEY GOT BEATEN BY KERRY IN
THE ALL IRELAND FINAL
          KILLKENNY
KILLKENNY HAVE WON THE ALL
  IRELAND HURLING
CHAMPIONSHIP 15 TIMES. THEY WON
  THIS YEAR MEANING THEY HAVE
  WON THE CHAMPIONSHIP 4 TIMES IN
  A ROW (2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009)
            ARMAGH
ARMAGH HAVE WON THE ULSTER
 CHAMPIONSHIP 9 TIMES. THEY WON
 THE ALL IRELAND IN 2002. THIS WAS
 THE FIRST TIME THE ORCHARD
 COUNTY BROUGHT HOME THE SAM
 MAGUIRE IN 2002.

 1977 JERSEY
       ARMAGH MINORS

• ARMAGH MINORS WON THE ALL
  IRELAND,ULSTER LEAGE AND ULSTER
  CHAMPIONSHIP ALL IN 2009
           WEXFORD
• WEXFORD HAS A VERY GOOD
  HURLING TEAM AND THEY BEAT
  DOWN IN THE ALL IRELAND SEMI
  FINAL 2008.
            WATERFORD
• Waterford has a strong team they are 7
  times all Ireland HURLING champs.
              MAYO
MAYO’S MINORS PLAYED ARMAGH
 MINORS IN 2009 ALL IRELAND FINAL
 AND ARMAGH WON!
  THANKS FOR WATCHING
• BY DAMIEN MC DONNELL
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• http://www.killeanps.com/ks2power.html

				
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