Thursday, April 3, 2008

GAA McNamee Awards

The GAA is still accepting nominations for the 2007 McNamee Awards. The closing date is Tuesday, April 15th 2008.

Apparently, the McNamee awards are presented annually by the GAA in recognition of outstanding contributions made by individuals in the area of communications. The concept evolved as a result of the McNamee report published in 1971. 

I can't find any further information about the McNamee report on the web, apart from a reference that says it took 20 years to implement the findings, so if someone is knows some more, please fill us in.

Sadly, there's no category for bloggers, but then that's not surprising is it. :)

Awards will be made in the following categories:

  • Best Club Media Publication (club histories, yearbooks, annual reports etc)
  • Best GAA Website (county or club)
  • Best GAA Photograph
  • Best County Final Programme
  • Best County Media Presentation (to include Yearbooks, County Histories, Fixture Booklets, DVD's etc)
  • Best Local Radio Programme on a GAA Theme
  • Best Newspaper Article

All entries should be sent to:-

Patrick Doherty,

GAA Headquarters,

Level 6,

Páirc an Chrócaigh,


Websites can be nominated by email to 

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