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Gaelic Athletic Association and the All Britain Competition

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1475: tabled on 17 July 2023

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 3 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates everyone involved in the All Britain Competition held in London earlier this July and organised by the Gaelic Athletic Association; notes the participation of 322 teams from clubs and schools across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, with 3428 young people aged from 7 to 18 taking part in the games; commends the Association’s Provincial Council of Britain for putting young people at the heart of its activities and encouraging the development of Gaelic Games; notes the recent sad death of John Gormley, the chair of the All Britain Competition and a towering figure in the Association in Britain, and sends sympathy to his family; and wishes the Association and its volunteers and members continued success in all their endeavours to promote hurling, football, Gaelic games and Irish culture.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.