One of the most controversial episodes in the GAA's history was the removal of Ireland's first President, Douglas Hyde, as patron of the GAA. He had attended a soccer match between Ireland and Poland just after his inauguration as President. This was a breach of the GAA's ban on 'foreign games'. Here, the events are explored....
|Title||:||The Gaa V Douglas Hyde: The Removal of Ireland's First President as Gaa Patron|
|Number of Pages||:||232 Pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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The Gaa V Douglas Hyde: The Removal of Ireland's First President as Gaa Patron Reviews
A very interesting book. Hyde was a great patriot who was shabbily treated by the GAA, an organisation he loved.