The GAA in North America

The GAA in North America

The Gaelic Athletic Association in North America or The GAA in North America is governed by three County boards. Gaelic games have recorded being played in North America to at least 1788 [cite web|url=http://www.trafford.com/07-2929%20|title=The history of Gaelic games in Canada|accessdate=2008-05-23]
*Canada GAA
*New York GAA
*North American GAA

History

The New York Board is the oldest county board of the GAA in North America however Gaelic games where played in many parts of North American 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 [cite web|url=http://www.trafford.com/07-2929%20|title=The history of Gaelic games in Canada|accessdate=2008-05-23]

Canada

The Toronto Divisional board of the GAA was formed in 1947 [cite web|url=http://toronto.gaa.ie/aboutus.html|title=About Us|accessdate=2008-05-23]

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