GAA brings the All-Ireland Football Final to New York

14th September 1947
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For the first and only time, the GAA Senior Championship final was played outside Ireland to observe the centenary of the Great Famine that triggered mass Irish emigration to the US and other countries.

The 1947 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the 60th All-Ireland Final in the inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

Held at the Polo Grounds in New York City,  this unique final brought about an understanding that a large audience existed for Gaelic games.

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