The Gaelic Players Association is dedicated to county players throughout their lives and guided by the principles of excellence, commitment, compassion and transparency.

Established in 1999 the GPA exists to support gaelic players who are amateur athletes but train and work as professionals. The Player Development Programme was initiated in 2010 and provides support to players in a number of areas such as education, careers, health and wellbeing, personal development and also supports players in financial difficulty. To read more about these resources please visit our website at