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Re: GAA Response to Coronavirus
« Reply #30 on: March 12, 2020, 01:38:53 PM »
Why on earth would the GAA have ordered a full shutdown when all its members are still mingling daily at school and work?

You didn't need to make a decision on a shutdown a few weeks ago.

More like recommended advice on what to do now, what is the path forward and what the trigger points for any decisions will be.

With that framework in place, then everyone knows where they stand as the situation evolves.
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« Reply #31 on: March 12, 2020, 01:40:59 PM »
Why on earth would the GAA have ordered a full shutdown when all its members are still mingling daily at school and work?

The GAA can now follow up appropriately and will do today.

Some of you are demanding. Some of you are just twisty and nasty. Most of you are just unrealistic.

It's called leadership! The GAA has a responsibility to look after the best interest of its members and players. Regardless of what other activities its members get up to there is an onus on the GAA hierarchy to give a clear direction for matches and club activity. I'm sure they will get their act together soon following the Gov announcement but I'd have expected it to be sooner.

Again, unrealistic, demanding, maybe even twisty.


As of this morning, every u7, u9 and u11 rural Gael in Ireland was sitting in a confined space with all other children their age.

Even the under 7s would have been able to point out the flaw in telling them the GAA club had stopped their training.

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« Reply #32 on: March 12, 2020, 01:47:48 PM »
Why on earth would the GAA have ordered a full shutdown when all its members are still mingling daily at school and work?

The GAA can now follow up appropriately and will do today.

Some of you are demanding. Some of you are just twisty and nasty. Most of you are just unrealistic.

It's called leadership! The GAA has a responsibility to look after the best interest of its members and players. Regardless of what other activities its members get up to there is an onus on the GAA hierarchy to give a clear direction for matches and club activity. I'm sure they will get their act together soon following the Gov announcement but I'd have expected it to be sooner.

Again, unrealistic, demanding, maybe even twisty.


As of this morning, every u7, u9 and u11 rural Gael in Ireland was sitting in a confined space with all other children their age.

Even the under 7s would have been able to point out the flaw in telling them the GAA club had stopped their training.

I agree Wobbler - however we live in an age of social media crazed fanatics.

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« Reply #33 on: March 12, 2020, 01:48:33 PM »
Why on earth would the GAA have ordered a full shutdown when all its members are still mingling daily at school and work?

The GAA can now follow up appropriately and will do today.

Some of you are demanding. Some of you are just twisty and nasty. Most of you are just unrealistic.

It's called leadership! The GAA has a responsibility to look after the best interest of its members and players. Regardless of what other activities its members get up to there is an onus on the GAA hierarchy to give a clear direction for matches and club activity. I'm sure they will get their act together soon following the Gov announcement but I'd have expected it to be sooner.

Again, unrealistic, demanding, maybe even twisty.


As of this morning, every u7, u9 and u11 rural Gael in Ireland was sitting in a confined space with all other children their age.

Even the under 7s would have been able to point out the flaw in telling them the GAA club had stopped their training.

But things changed this morning... why were Dublin Antrim and Meath able to make the call and the GAA werenít?

Also their silence on the whole issue for the past few weeks isnít on as the largest community organisation in the country it had a duty to communicate much more with its members and it didnít!!

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« Reply #34 on: March 12, 2020, 01:49:45 PM »
Wobbler you are wasting your time, anyone that thinks dealing with Covid 19 is the responsibility of the GAA is beyond rational argument, a wry smile at the idiots and let them post their nonsense unmolested. 

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« Reply #35 on: March 12, 2020, 01:49:58 PM »
Why on earth would the GAA have ordered a full shutdown when all its members are still mingling daily at school and work?

The GAA can now follow up appropriately and will do today.

Some of you are demanding. Some of you are just twisty and nasty. Most of you are just unrealistic.

It's called leadership! The GAA has a responsibility to look after the best interest of its members and players. Regardless of what other activities its members get up to there is an onus on the GAA hierarchy to give a clear direction for matches and club activity. I'm sure they will get their act together soon following the Gov announcement but I'd have expected it to be sooner.

Again, unrealistic, demanding, maybe even twisty.


As of this morning, every u7, u9 and u11 rural Gael in Ireland was sitting in a confined space with all other children their age.

Even the under 7s would have been able to point out the flaw in telling them the GAA club had stopped their training.

Did every u7 know where their managers / coaches visited lately, who they were in contact with, who had drank from the communal water bottles being fired around - stop trying to score points I know more than you and get the f**k of your high horse.

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« Reply #36 on: March 12, 2020, 01:50:43 PM »
Wobbler you are wasting your time, anyone that thinks dealing with Covid 19 is the responsibility of the GAA is beyond rational argument, a wry smile at the idiots and let them post their nonsense unmolested.

A ridiculous statement - who said it was!

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« Reply #37 on: March 12, 2020, 01:52:42 PM »
Could they not finish the last 2 rounds of the League in Dubai or somewhere there is no Covid 19 restriction ?
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« Reply #38 on: March 12, 2020, 01:54:42 PM »
Why on earth would the GAA have ordered a full shutdown when all its members are still mingling daily at school and work?

The GAA can now follow up appropriately and will do today.

Some of you are demanding. Some of you are just twisty and nasty. Most of you are just unrealistic.

It's called leadership! The GAA has a responsibility to look after the best interest of its members and players. Regardless of what other activities its members get up to there is an onus on the GAA hierarchy to give a clear direction for matches and club activity. I'm sure they will get their act together soon following the Gov announcement but I'd have expected it to be sooner.

Again, unrealistic, demanding, maybe even twisty.


As of this morning, every u7, u9 and u11 rural Gael in Ireland was sitting in a confined space with all other children their age.

Even the under 7s would have been able to point out the flaw in telling them the GAA club had stopped their training.

But things changed this morning... why were Dublin Antrim and Meath able to make the call and the GAA werenít?

Also their silence on the whole issue for the past few weeks isnít on as the largest community organisation in the country it had a duty to communicate much more with its members and it didnít!!

Why were Dublin, Antrim and Meath able to make the call?

1. Because the government did it for them.
2. Most likely dictated by the chair/Secretary CEO, and agreed (ironically) on WhatsApp this morning. Itís a no brainer once schools are closed.
3. The GAA has a wider remit than any county board, including cross-jurisdiction.


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Why the silence the past fortnight?

You seem to be confusing the GAA with government. When the latter is being covert, sensitive, wary, unsure, itís not the role of a sporting association to ride in with guns firing.

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« Reply #39 on: March 12, 2020, 01:54:46 PM »
Why on earth would the GAA have ordered a full shutdown when all its members are still mingling daily at school and work?

The GAA can now follow up appropriately and will do today.

Some of you are demanding. Some of you are just twisty and nasty. Most of you are just unrealistic.

It's called leadership! The GAA has a responsibility to look after the best interest of its members and players. Regardless of what other activities its members get up to there is an onus on the GAA hierarchy to give a clear direction for matches and club activity. I'm sure they will get their act together soon following the Gov announcement but I'd have expected it to be sooner.

Again, unrealistic, demanding, maybe even twisty.


As of this morning, every u7, u9 and u11 rural Gael in Ireland was sitting in a confined space with all other children their age.

Even the under 7s would have been able to point out the flaw in telling them the GAA club had stopped their training.

Having a different point of view from yours isn't being demanding or twisty. It's an opinion. I think the GAA should have taken the lead. It's a sporting organisation. So it's a much easier decision to make for the GAA than for the schools and businesses. You could argue that the kids sit beside each other in school therefore closing anything is pointless. It's not. It reduces the risk. Maybe not substantially but anything that can help at this earlier stage should be done.
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« Reply #40 on: March 12, 2020, 02:24:19 PM »
Why on earth would the GAA have ordered a full shutdown when all its members are still mingling daily at school and work?

The GAA can now follow up appropriately and will do today.

Some of you are demanding. Some of you are just twisty and nasty. Most of you are just unrealistic.

It's called leadership! The GAA has a responsibility to look after the best interest of its members and players. Regardless of what other activities its members get up to there is an onus on the GAA hierarchy to give a clear direction for matches and club activity. I'm sure they will get their act together soon following the Gov announcement but I'd have expected it to be sooner.

Again, unrealistic, demanding, maybe even twisty.


As of this morning, every u7, u9 and u11 rural Gael in Ireland was sitting in a confined space with all other children their age.

Even the under 7s would have been able to point out the flaw in telling them the GAA club had stopped their training.

But things changed this morning... why were Dublin Antrim and Meath able to make the call and the GAA werenít?

Also their silence on the whole issue for the past few weeks isnít on as the largest community organisation in the country it had a duty to communicate much more with its members and it didnít!!

Why were Dublin, Antrim and Meath able to make the call?

1. Because the government did it for them.
2. Most likely dictated by the chair/Secretary CEO, and agreed (ironically) on WhatsApp this morning. Itís a no brainer once schools are closed.
3. The GAA has a wider remit than any county board, including cross-jurisdiction.


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Why the silence the past fortnight?

You seem to be confusing the GAA with government. When the latter is being covert, sensitive, wary, unsure, itís not the role of a sporting association to ride in with guns firing.

The Government at least released guidelines the GAA didn't even have so much as a video on how to wash your hands properly . . . they have a far greater reach than the news or traditional media would. They have a health and wellbeing unit in Croke Park surely this falls into their remit!

I also don't buy the County boards shutting down before the GAA presumably they had to do this in conjunction with the GAA in which case should the organisation as a whole not have taken the lead??

Why were basketball Ireland able to call a full shutdown last night while they GAA had to wait until after it's individual units had gone ahead with it?

At the end of the day the right decision was made but the GAA should learn lessons for the next time we have a situation like this and going forward as there will be more hard choices to make before this situation abates.

They're called the leadership for a reason... they need to lead!!

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« Reply #41 on: March 12, 2020, 02:26:37 PM »
This has just been issued to season ticket holders -

   
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In light of this morningís Government announcement, the GAA, An Cumann CamůgaŪochta and the Ladies Gaelic Football Association have decided to suspend all activity at club, county and educational levels until March 29 (inclusive) from midnight.

This is to include all games, training and team gatherings at all ages and all grades.

We will continue to liaise with Government officials and review the situation between now and the end of the month, assessing the impact of these measures on our competitions.

In the meantime, the Association is encouraging all members to continue to follow the guidelines which have been provided by the Health Authorities.

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« Reply #42 on: March 12, 2020, 02:29:36 PM »
Better late than never but was a little slower than it should have been.

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« Reply #43 on: March 12, 2020, 02:42:03 PM »
Better late than never but was a little slower than it should have been.

What less than a couple of hours after the government statement to the same effect, after following advice of government departments for the previous couple of weeks?  ::)

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« Reply #44 on: March 12, 2020, 02:42:29 PM »
Why on earth would the GAA have ordered a full shutdown when all its members are still mingling daily at school and work?

The GAA can now follow up appropriately and will do today.

Some of you are demanding. Some of you are just twisty and nasty. Most of you are just unrealistic.

It's called leadership! The GAA has a responsibility to look after the best interest of its members and players. Regardless of what other activities its members get up to there is an onus on the GAA hierarchy to give a clear direction for matches and club activity. I'm sure they will get their act together soon following the Gov announcement but I'd have expected it to be sooner.

Again, unrealistic, demanding, maybe even twisty.


As of this morning, every u7, u9 and u11 rural Gael in Ireland was sitting in a confined space with all other children their age.

Even the under 7s would have been able to point out the flaw in telling them the GAA club had stopped their training.

But things changed this morning... why were Dublin Antrim and Meath able to make the call and the GAA werenít?

Also their silence on the whole issue for the past few weeks isnít on as the largest community organisation in the country it had a duty to communicate much more with its members and it didnít!!

Why were Dublin, Antrim and Meath able to make the call?

1. Because the government did it for them.
2. Most likely dictated by the chair/Secretary CEO, and agreed (ironically) on WhatsApp this morning. Itís a no brainer once schools are closed.
3. The GAA has a wider remit than any county board, including cross-jurisdiction.


óó

Why the silence the past fortnight?

You seem to be confusing the GAA with government. When the latter is being covert, sensitive, wary, unsure, itís not the role of a sporting association to ride in with guns firing.

The Government at least released guidelines the GAA didn't even have so much as a video on how to wash your hands properly . . . they have a far greater reach than the news or traditional media would. They have a health and wellbeing unit in Croke Park surely this falls into their remit!

I also don't buy the County boards shutting down before the GAA presumably they had to do this in conjunction with the GAA in which case should the organisation as a whole not have taken the lead??

Why were basketball Ireland able to call a full shutdown last night while they GAA had to wait until after it's individual units had gone ahead with it?

At the end of the day the right decision was made but the GAA should learn lessons for the next time we have a situation like this and going forward as there will be more hard choices to make before this situation abates.

They're called the leadership for a reason... they need to lead!!

FFS, are we wanting the GAA to tell us how to wash our hands now?

Come on people, get real now.