A Celebration of the Tyrone All-Stars

‘All-Star Gazing‘ authors Moira Dunne & Eileen Dunne were guests of honour along with a galaxy of Tyrone All-Stars at a special All-Star celebration recently in the Garvaghy Centre of Excellence. When county treasurer Niall Mc Kenna mooted the idea of hosting an event recognising the Tyrone All-Stars and All-Star nominees from Tyrone over the […]

Henry Shefflin is All-Star Gazing

Henry Shefflin All-Star Gazing

Henry Shefflin is the most decorated hurling All-Star with 11 awards. Eight of those awards came in consecutive seasons, an achievement that reflects his consistency as a hurler. He was also voted Hurler of the Year by his peers three times during that period. “2000, the first year I won, was a rollercoaster. I was […]

50th Anniversary of the 1st All-Star Tour

50th anniversary of 1st GAA All-Star tour

Excerpts from All-Star Gazing, the book that chronicles the 50-year history of the All-Star scheme written by Moira Dunne & Eileen Dunne “It was late into a Californian night as hundreds of Irish and Irish Americans swarmed around the arrivals gate at San Francisco International Airport. They were there to greet the 707 jet that […]

What Does it Mean to Be an All-Star?

Aidan O'Shea views 1971 All-Stars

Mayo’s 3-time All-Star Aidan O’Shea shares his thoughts in All-Star Gazing, the book that commemorates 50 years of the GAA All-stars. Aidan O’Shea spoke to co-authors Moira Dunne & Eileen Dunne about what it means to be an All-Star. “Everyone wants to be an All-Star. When you start out, you want to win one, then […]

RTE Documentary The All-Stars at 50

All-Star Documentary

A documentary telling the fascinating story of the GAA GPA All-Stars Awards, which were set up five decades ago in 1971 and are still going strong, was broadcast on RTE on Weds 29th December 2021. All-Star Gazing authors Moira Dunne & Eileen Dunne were interviewed for the programme along with legendary All-Stars Galway’s Joe Connolly, […]

All-Star Gazing Temporarily Out of Stock

All-Star Gazing out of stock

All-Star Gazing Temporarily Out of Stock After a really successful sales period from the launch date on 11th November up to Christmas 2021, the book All-Star Gazing is now unavailable. It is expected back in stock by mid-February 2022. If you are keen to purchase a copy, register your interest here to receive an email […]

PwC Virtual Launch of All-Star Gazing

All-Star Gazing Virtual Launch

A virtual launch was hosted by PwC in Croke Park shortly before the official book launch on November 11th 2021. Authors Moira Dunne and Eileen Dunne, daughters of ALl-Star founder and GAA journalist Mick Dunne, were joined by the 1st ever All-Star hurler Damian Martin, 5-time All-Star winner Pat Hartigan, and two football All-Stars from […]

All-Star Gazing – the Official Book Launch

Croke Park Launch of All-Star Gazing

All-Star Gazing – the Official Book Launch All-Star Gazing was launched on November 11th 2021 by Michael Lyster at an event in The Players Lounge Croke Park attended by a galaxy of All-Stars and the GAA President, Larry McCarthy. All-Star hurlers and footballers from the last 50 years joined authors Moira Dunne and Eileen Dunne […]

50 Years of All-Stars celebrated in newly Published Book

50 Year Anniversary of the GAA All-Stars

By John Harrington All-Star Gazing by Moira Dunne & Eileen Dunne RTE Gaelic Games Commentator Mick Dunne in action in the Press Box in Croke Park A treasure trove of stories and statistics on 50 years of the GAA All-Stars scheme is now available to the public thanks to the publication of a new book, […]