Tag Archives: Michael Cusack

November 1, 1884

On November 1, 1884, the Gaelic Athletic Association was established in a meeting at Hayes’ Hotel located at Thurles in County Tipperary. Michael Cusack was credited as the founder of the association. His objective was to promote Irish games and sports. While the Thursday night pub crawl was at that time an honored tradition, it … Continue reading

Posted in 19th Century, Historical Facts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment