14 of the greatest Twitter debuts in GAA history 5 years ago

14 of the greatest Twitter debuts in GAA history

What the GAA in the social media age is all about.

We're living in the age of social media and of course, this culture has seeped into Ireland's national games.


The beauty about social media now though is that it's relatively old. It's no longer this new-fangled thing that people can't wrap their heads around. It has developed along with its users. We now know what to expect from it, but it wasn't that long ago when people didn't know how to handle their views being broadcast to such a wide audience.

We've collected 15 of the best first tweets from GAA personalities to prove... that they're humans too?

No that's not right. We already knew that.

Just for shits and giggles, we guess.


If that typo was intentional, it was genius.

But, but... you are working... oh never mind!


Peak GAA Twitter.

Peak-er GAA.


Some of these are very of their time.


Classic child scaring!

Starting off with a bang.


Well, that worked out well in the end.

The perfect opportunity finally arose.

Stay in school, kids.

Rubbing virtual shoulders with the stars.

We sincerely doubt it was your last.

What in the...