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Ó FEARGHAIL BEGINS HIS TENURE AS GAA PRESIDENT

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5 Mar 2015 Comments Off on Ó FEARGHAIL BEGINS HIS TENURE AS GAA PRESIDENT
Ó FEARGHAIL BEGINS HIS TENURE AS GAA PRESIDENT

By MICHAEL McDONNELL michael@northern-standard.ie DRUMGOON’S lifelong GAA mentor and Gaelic culture enthusiast Aogán Ó Fearghail passed the most major milestone of all in a remarkable career last Saturday when he was officially inaugurated President of the GAA after spending a year sharpening up for the position as Uachtaráin-Tofa. The Association’s 38th president got off to a flying start at the GAA’s annual congress in the his native county’s Slieve Russell Hotel with a trademark off–the-cuff address that stressed the value of the tradition but looked at modern issues like the role of women, ...

DRUMGOON CELEBRATES AS GAA PRESIDENT ELECT RETURNS HOME!

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28 Feb 2014 Comments Off on DRUMGOON CELEBRATES AS GAA PRESIDENT ELECT RETURNS HOME!

By MICHAEL McDONNELL michael@northern-standard.ie THE BONFIRES that were lit atop the drumlins around Drumgoon on Sunday evening said it all as the rural community around Maudabawn arose to greet and welcome home its proud son Aogán Ó Fearghail, fresh from his election as Uachtaráin-Tofa Chumann Lúthchleas Gael. The Dernakesh NS principal’s resounding victory in the election at Congress 2014 in Croke Park two nights earlier saw him romp home with 170 of the 310 votes on the first count, well ahead of Wexford’s Sheamus Howlin’s 83 votes and the 57 secured ...

DRUMGOON’S AOGÁN Ó FEARGHAIL TO RUN FOR GAA PRESIDENCY

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27 Sep 2013 Comments Off on DRUMGOON’S AOGÁN Ó FEARGHAIL TO RUN FOR GAA PRESIDENCY

FORMER Ulster GAA president and executive member of Central Council, Aogán Ó Fearghail of Co Cavan and Drumgoon GFC has confirmed that he is to run for the GAA presidency in a vote scheduled for February of next year. The Ulster GAA Management Committee and the Cavan County Committee have both signalled unanimous support Mr Ó Fearghail’s nomination. In advance of his campaign for the top spot, Mr O’Farrell, the school principle at Dernakesh NS said a combination of passion, ability and a structured approach were among the ...