Thursday, December 07, 2006

Irish sportsman urges action on sponsorships

Dominic McCaughey, secretary of the Tyrone county section of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), has called the club's national leadership on the carpet for failure to curb alcohol sponsorships. Citing an official report on the worsening alcohol and drugs problem in Ireland, which recommended that alcohol sponsorships be phased out, McCaughey called the national leaderships' progress on the issue "pedestrian."
“Faced with the ever-increasing problems associated with substance and alcohol abuse across the entire nation, the reasons or arguments put forward for inactivity by our association do not stand up to scrutiny.” Source.

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