The deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness today expressed his sadness at the death of former GAA President, Jack Boothman.
The deputy First Minister said: “My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Jack Boothman at this difficult time.
“Jack Boothman was a GAA President who through his actions left an indelible mark on the GAA.
“I was very privileged to meet Jack at many GAA events. Jack was a gentleman and I always found him to be very warm and courteous.
“He was a proud GAA man and his family and club Blessington GAA in Wicklow will be rightly proud of his many achievements at local and national level.”
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