GAA USA

IFTA – Nominated Best Sports 2015

Director – Seán Ó Cualáin. Sonta Films. 45min x4. TG4

GAA USA’ is a four part series produced by the IFTA winning Sónta Films which chronicles the largely unknown history of Gaelic games in the United States.

In the series, Dara Ó Cinnéide travels across the US to GAA clubs in Boston, Chicago, New York, Milwaukee, and San Diego, to give the audience an entirely new perspective on the Irish emigrant experience as lived through Gaelic games. In conversation with Irish people who have made a home for themselves in the States, he encounters an enduring love of Gaelic games, a deep respect for their past and a great hope for their future. He also explores the struggle of the guardians of Gaelic Games over the years to ensure the survival of the GAA.

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