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Encyclopedia > Dual County

Dual county is a term used in gaelic games to describe a county that competes at a similar level in both hurling and gaelic football. For example, Galway play in Division 1 in both the NHL and NFL while London play in Division 2. Gaelic games are the native sports of Ireland: principally Hurling, Gaelic Football and Camogie. ... The counties of Ireland, coloured by dominant sport. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Galway County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Coiste Chontae na Gaillimhe) or Galway GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Galway. ... The National Hurling League (known for sponsorship reasons as the Allianz National Hurling League) is a hurling tournament held annually between the county teams of Ireland, under the auspices of the Gaelic Athletic Association. ... The National Football League (known for sponsorship reasons as the Allianz National Football League) is a Gaelic football tournament held annually between the county teams of Ireland, under the auspices of the Gaelic Athletic Association. ... The Carlow County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cummann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Londáin) or London GAA is responsible for Gaelic Games in London. ...


Generally recognised dual counties include:

Only Tipperary and Cork have won both premier men's competitions, the All-Ireland Senior Hurling and All-Ireland Senior Football championships in the same year. Tipperary won both in 1895 and 1900, while Cork won both in 1890 and 1990. Tipperary would today be regarded as primarily a hurling county having not won a major senior football title since 1935. // History Gaelic football Hurling External links Carlow on Hoganstand. ... The Cork County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (or Cork GAA) is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Cork. ... The Galway County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Coiste Chontae na Gaillimhe) or Galway GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Galway. ... // History Gaelic football Hurling External links Laois on Hoganstand. ... The Carlow County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cummann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Londáin) or London GAA is responsible for Gaelic Games in London. ... The New York County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), or New York GAA, is one of the county boards of the GAA in outside Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in the New York metropolitan area. ... The Offaly County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Uíbh Fhailí) or Offaly GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Offaly. ... // History Gaelic football Hurling External links Tipperary on Hoganstand. ... The Gaelic Athletic Association The Liam McCarthy Cup, the greatest hurling prize of all The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship (known for sponsorship reasons as the Guinness Hurling Championship) is the premier knockout competition in the game of hurling played in Ireland. ... The Gaelic Athletic Association The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship (known for sponsorship reasons as the Bank of Ireland Football Championship) is the premier knockout competition in the game of Gaelic football played in Ireland. ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... This article is about the year. ...


Dual player is a similar phrase used to describe players who plays both sports.


 
 

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