The Galway County Boards of theGaelic Athletic Association(GAA) (Irish:Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Coiste Chontae na Gaillimhe) orGalway GAAare one of the 32county boardsinIreland; they are responsible forGaelic gamesinCounty Galway, and for the Galway county teams.
Galway is one of the fewdual countiesin Ireland, competing in a similar level in bothhurlingandfootballcodes. Prior to amalgamation of the hurling and football county boards into one county board, each of the two codes were previously run by their separate boards in Galway, which was unusual for a dual county.
Thecounty football teamwas the first from theprovinceofConnachtto win anAll-Ireland Senior Football Championship(SFC), but the second to appear in the final, followingMayo. It contests theAll-Ireland Senior Football Championshipvia theConnacht Senior Football Championship. It is currently in Division 1 of theNational Football League.