The President of the Camogie Association Joan O’Flynn was part of a delegation which visited Áras an Uachtaráin this afternoon (Friday, March 16th) to present a copy of A Game of Our Own: Camogie’s Story to President Michael D. Higgins.
Mary Moran, author of A Game of Our Own: Camogie’s Story, Jackie Brien, Chair of Connacht Camogie Council; Kathleen Woods, Chair of Ulster Camogie Council; Eamonn Browne, Chair of Munster Camogie Council and Catherine Neary, Chair of Leinster Camogie Council were also amongst those in attendance.
A Game of Our Own: Camogie’s Story was officially launched by the Camogie Association at Croke Park on December 15th 2011.
The book charts the development of the Association from its foundation in 1904 through to the present day. It contains a rich array of photographs and fantastic archival material, stretching back over many decades.
The book will be officially launched by Connacht Camogie Council in Claregalway on March 23rd with special guest Professor Gearoid O’ Tuathaigh. A Mayoral Reception is also taking place in Cork City Hall on March 29th at which the Minister of State for Disability, Equality, Mental Health and Older People, Kathleen Lynch will attend.
o Photographs from this afternoon’s presentation are available from Caroline Quinn Photography on email@example.com and 086 336 2898.
o A Game of Our Own: Camogie’s Story is available to purchase from the Camogie Association by logging onto www.camogie.ie and contacting Siobhan Lafferty at 01 865 8652, Email: Siobhan@camogie.ie. The book is priced at €25 plus €5 post and packaging.