Ed Nangle Jnr

Eddie Nangle Jr discusses his early involvement with the GAA in Wexford, highlighting the influence of family, school and club and outlining the nature of his underage participation. The majority of the interview, however, deals with Nangle involvement with the GAA overseas, encompassing Britain, Australia and the United States. Nangle sheds particular light on the nature of GAA organisation in the United States, the barriers to participation that exist, the tensions that exist between established Irish emigrant clubs and American-dominated clubs. Equally, he addresses issues of funding and the highlights the influence of technological developments on the way he accessing information and news on GAA events at home.

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