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Governance is the system of rules, practices and processes by which the Association and all of its Units are directed and controlled. Our rules are defined in the GAA Official Guide and the process for updating and amending those rules is outlined within the Guide.

GAA Official Guide

Governing document of the Association HERE.

GAA Governance Guide

This document focus’ on the standards that we should strive to achieve in our practices and processes in order to ensure that we continuously live by, and observe, our core principles. It is intended that this Guide will help our units to perform to the highest standards and to offer confidence and reassurance to all who are involved in our units and who deal with them. This Guide sets our standards to be achieved under the five main principles of Governance – leading, controlling, being accountable, working effectively and behaving with integrity.

Further information and access to the GAA Governance Guide can be found HERE

Governance Code for Sport – Public Statement of Compliance

This Governance Code for Sport (the Code) is a voluntary code of practice for good governance of sport organisations in Ireland. The GAA is a type C (large) organisation.

The GAA first submitted a Public Statement of Compliance of the Governance Code for Sport to Sport Ireland in November 2021. GAA compliance with Governance Code for Sport has since been updated and reviewed by Coiste Bainistíochta on 8th September 2023.

See below download section for the Public Statement of Compliance and Comply or Explain Form.

Protected Disclosures Policy

The GAA aims to promote an open and accountable environment in which malpractice is deterred, stakeholders’ interests are protected, and the good reputation of the organisation is maintained. This Protected Disclosure Policy is intended to encourage and enable Relevant Persons (including employees, volunteers and other GAA stakeholders) to raise concerns within the workplace.

See below download section for the GAA Protected Disclosure Policy, Pre-engagement Questionnaire and Report of Relevant Wrongdoing template.