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.”
Notes to editors:
Media enquiries to the Executive Office press office on 028 9037 8201. Out of office hours, please contact the duty press office via pager number 07699 715 440 and your call will be returned.
- Good Relations 2018/19 funding programmes now open 10 January 2018
- TEO statement on Storm Eleanor 03 January 2018
- Summit deepens and strengthens Northern Ireland’s relationship with China 04 December 2017
- Northern Ireland welcomes Chinese Regional leaders to Belfast 01 December 2017