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07 Oct 2022

Donegal nominate Killybegs clubman Niall Erskine for position of GAA President

A statement from Donegal GAA said that Erskine 'has consistently given sterling service to the GAA for three decades'

Donegal nominate Killybegs Clubman Niall Erskine for GAA President

Niall Erskine from Killybegs GAA club

Niall Erskine has received the backing of the Donegal GAA County Executive, who have nominated the Killybegs clubman as a candidate for President of the GAA.

A statement from the Donegal County Board reads: "Niall has consistently given sterling service to the GAA over the last three decades. Currently Chairperson of the World Council he has been a Trustee of the GAA, Central Council Delegate for Donegal, is a former Assistant Secretary and Secretary of London GAA and was Club Development Officer of CLG Na Cealla Beaga."

In 2018, Erskine was appointed as head of the GAA's World Games committee, on a three-year term, by then GAA President John Horan. The election for GAA president will take place early next year, at Annual Congress, with President Larry McCarthy currently in a three-year term of office that will run until February 2024.

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