Month: September 2015

GAA: Let’s remove the Tricolour and Amhràn na bhFiann

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Good sence in Northern Ireland

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Jarlath Burns suggested the flying of the Irish tricolor and the playing of the Irish national anthem before GAA games be scrapped if that would help bring about reconciliation with Unionists.

Who’s Jarlath Burns?

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Former Armagh senior football captain.  Now chairman of the Rules Committee in GAA headquarters at Croke Park. Tipped as a future head of the GAA. Fluent Irish speaker. Member of the Eames-Bradley group that produced a controversial report on dealing with the legacy of the Troubles.

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July 2015: he praised the outreach work of the Orange Order – and defended the Order after complaints that an Irish tricolour was not flown at the reopening of its Belfast museum.

When’s the Irish National Anthem played?

In finals and county matches

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What’s the GAA?

A volunteer led, community based organisation, the GAA – Gaelic Athletic Association / Cumann Lúthchleas Gael  – is a 32 county sporting and cultural organisation…

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