McNamee Awards

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2010 GAA McNamee Awards

The awards which honour excellence in the area of communications, publication relations and journalism specifically related to the activities of the Association.

Applications will be accepted and be processed up until 5pm on Monday, June 20 2011.


It should be noted that only work published or completed in the 2010 calendar year is eligible for consideration and that entries will not be returned.  The awards scheme will be judged under the following headings:


Best GAA Publication

To cover all GAA Publications, including Club publications, County Yearbooks and general histories.


Best GAA Website

Covering the websites of all the Association’s units.


Best Photograph

Focussing on the best GAA-themed image from 2010.

There is a limit of three photographs per entrant for the photographic award and one entry for all other categories.

Best Programme

To cater for all match day programmes produced for any level of the Associations activities.


Best GAA related Radio Programme

To cater for all GAA programming broadcast either nationally or locally.


Provincial Media Award

To acknowledge high quality written journalism in a provincial publication.


National Media Award

To acknowledge high quality written journalism in national daily or Sunday publication.


Irish Language Award / Gradam na Gaeilge

To recognise excellence in the field of Irish language GAA journalism across all media / Chun aitheantas a thabhairt den sár oibre trí Ghaeilge thar na meáin go léir.


Best Modern Technology / Innovation Award

Demonstrating the use of the latest technology available for the promotion of our games and activities.



Hall of Fame Award / Outstanding Service Award

In recognition of a prolonged involvement in the coverage of GAA activities to the highest standards.


All entries should be marked  “GAA McNamee Awards 2010” and addressed for the attention of GAA Communications Manager Alan Milton, Croke Park, Dublin 3 or emailed to Award winners will be contacted in due course with further details in relation to the awards banquet.


Promoting and encouraging participation in the GAA is of critical importance to the GAA and many thanks to all of you who do so on a regular basis.