The attendance record was broken once again at today's All-Ireland ladies football finals in Croke Park as 56,114 spectators turned out in the rain to watch the senior, intermediate and junior triple-header.
The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) is urging GAA Central Council to postpone today's planned vote on Tier Two football championship proposals to allow the Fixtures Task Force the time it needs to develop recommendations, which will benefit all units of the association.
The winner is the loser who evaluates defeat the best and while much was made in the build-up to the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final of Kilkenny's gut-wrenching litany of defeats in deciders, Galway have had their own close run affairs.
TG4 have announced their schedule of Gaelic Games for the next month with the TG4 All Ireland Ladies Football Finals, County Football & Hurling Championships and AIB Provincial Club Championships featuring prominently.
The annual tradition of All-Ireland winners visiting children's hospitals continued this morning as new camogie champions Galway called into Our Lady's Children's Hospital.to see some very brave youngsters.
Two-goal hero Ailish O'Reilly revealed a fierce determination to prove the detractors wrong provided incalculable fuel as Galway illustrated once again their resolution to overcome whatever was thrown at them this year to become Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie champions for the third time and first since 2013.
Three first-half goals, and particularly two just before half-time from Niamh Hanniffy and Ailish O'Reilly, and a player-of-the-match performance from Niamh Kilkenny were key as Galway held off a determined Kilkenny in front of a record attendance for a standalone Final of 24,730, to bag a third Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship.
Pamela Greville shot nine points, three of them from play, while Laura Doherty and Amy Scally led an astounding second-half defensive effort that kept Galway to one injury-time minor, as Westmeath over turned a seven-point interval deficit to annex the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship.