GAA coach is one of five nominated for ‘inspirational’ votes

By Maurice Garvey

A DRIMNAGH GAA coach is in contention to win some cash for his club, following a nomination process in the Liberty Insurance ‘Camogie Made Us’ competition. 

Coach Cathal Páircéir from Good Counsel Camogie GAA Club is one of five inspirational coaches, chosen from a field of 249 nominations across the country.

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Cathal Páircéir could win €7,000 for his club.

Páircéir, and finalists from clubs in Clare, Down, Tyrone and Waterford, will receive new club jerseys, managerial tops and were entered into a public vote on RTE.ie from Monday. 

The two coaches with the most votes will face off in a skills challenge at the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final in Croke Park, on September 8.

The winning club will walk away with €7,000 and the runner-up club will be awarded €3,000 for their club.

Liberty, in partnership with RTE.ie, received a total of 249 nominations from camogie clubs, players and members of the public from across the country.  

The competition aims to recognise Ireland’s most dedicated, inspirational and committed camogie coach. 

Speaking on behalf of Liberty Insurance, Laura Byrne said: “Our five finalists have all been identified as inspirational figures in their clubs and wider communities. 

"Without individuals like Good Counsel’s Cathal Páircéir, our thriving club game would not be possible.  

“We wish Cathal Páircéir and his fellow finalists every success as we enter the final stage of our search, and we would encourage the public to take the opportunity to vote for their ‘most inspirational coach’ via RTE.ie.”

VOTE for Cathal on RTE website HERE 

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