Category: Features

May 17th, 2024

A Champion of the People

Gearalt Ó Mianáin is the Derry Poc Fada Champion of 2024. He speaks to

January 28th, 2023

Bernie Mullan: A Man For All Seasons

Loved and respected throughout the GAA, Bernie Mullan celebrates his 80th birthday this month.

July 13th, 2022

His Own Man: A Colm McGurk tribute

By Paddy Heaney

April 6th, 2022

Remembering gentleman Jim, a true Derry hero

Remembering Jim McGuigan – Derry county treasurer for 32 years and a selfless servant to Watty Graham’s Glen for more than half a century.

November 10th, 2021

The gift of education, GAA jerseys and hope

“I have never stopped being amazed by the positivity of the people living in the hardest of circumstances, and in their faith that things will get better.” ~ Anita McWilliams

May 5th, 2021

Derry’s Greatest Ever Jersey Crowned

After nearly 20,000 votes and 35 titanic tussles across Derry GAA’s digital platforms, our quest to find the greatest Derry GAA jersey of all time is over!

January 24th, 2020

The Day Colm Mulholland met Packie McGarty

It was the occasion of the National League semi-final of 1959. Derry’s centre half back, Colm Mulholland, made his way across the Croke Park pitch, keenly eyeing up his Leitrim opponent: the legendary Packie McGarty.

January 13th, 2020

Derry GAA: A Pocket History

Four years after the foundation of the Gaelic Athletic Association in Thurles in 1884, some 250 miles away the first County Board was set up in Derry.