Gaelic games in North America

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Gaelic games in North America in North America (United States and Canada) are governed by three Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) County boards:

History[edit]

The New York Board is the oldest county board of the GAA in North America, however Gaelic games were played in many parts of the continent before the foundation of the GAA, and the organisation of county boards. Hurling was recorded as being playing in the Colony of Newfoundland in 1788[1]

Canada[edit]

The Toronto Divisional board of the GAA was formed in 1947 [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ John O'Flynn. The History of Gaelic Games in Canada. ISBN 1-4251-6377-7
  2. ^ "About Us". Archived from the original on 2008-04-24. Retrieved 2008-05-23.