GAA club split in row over proposed €350,000 gym grant

Successful Roscommon club appealed against rejection of funding after project failed audit process

15th December, 2019
GAA club split in row over proposed €350,000 gym grant
St Brigid’s GAA club were provisionally awarded a €356,000 grant for a gym. Picture: Barry Cregg/Sportsfile

One of the country’s best known GAA clubs is deeply divided amid a row over a proposed €356,000 state grant.

St Brigid‘s GAA Club won the All Ireland football club title in 2013 and have won seven of the last ten county football finals in Roscommon.

A split has occurred over an application for €356,000 in state funding to pay for the construction of a new gym and meeting room.

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