Cultural organisation

Brian Walker (SBP 24/4/05) takes offence at the GAA's promotion of the Irish language, the sectarian position given to the Catholic Church and the naming of GAA grounds after “patriots, priests and terrorists".

30th April, 2005

Brian Walker (SBP 24/4/05) takes offence at the GAA's promotion of the Irish language, the sectarian position given to the Catholic Church and the naming of GAA grounds after “patriots, priests and terrorists". Mr Walker is obviously unaware that the GAA is not just a sporting organisation but a cultural one, embracing song, dance, music and language, in addition to camogie, hurling, handball and Gaelic football.

He might be surprised to learn that many of...

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