Former GAA President, Seán McCague, dies at 77

Seán McCague was an Irish games official who filled in as the Gaelic Athletic Affiliation’s 33rd president (2000-2003). Seán McCague, the previous leader of the GAA, died at 77 years old. Monaghan GAA said, “It is with crushing sadness today we mark the miserable passing of previous Uachtarán Monaghan and Scotstown’s Sean McCague,”.

“In his famous GAA vocation Sean filled in as the 33th Leader of our relationship from 2000-2003 in which his heritage actually remains and oversaw Monaghan Senior Football crew to Ulster verifiable outcome during the 70s and 80’s.

“Previous Guideline of Scoil Mhuire in Monaghan, Sean was dependably in charge of our affiliation both locally and broadly and will be tragically missed by all. “Our contemplations and petitions to God are with Sean’s loved ones.”

As the main individual from his area to hold the workplace of president, Seán McCague administered the 2001 cancelation of Rule 21, which restricted individuals from the English Military and the security powers in Northern Ireland from joining the GAA.

Between region titles He was a viable between area chief prior to climbing to the regulatory level in the GAA, driving Monaghan to between province titles in 1979, their first in quite a while, 1985, and 1988.

In 1985, they additionally brought home the association title. At the point when Eugene McGee dealt with the Irish worldwide guidelines group somewhere in the range of 1987 and 1990, he filled in as his associate chief.

The 77-year-old was the secretary for Monaghan and the province’s Ulster Gathering agent. He likewise stood firm on significant footholds during Peter Quinn’s administration, including administrator of the old Games Organization Board of trustees, where he was known for his extreme position against indiscipline.

Under Quinn’s initiative, the GAA directed an Essential Survey during his administration that incorporated a contentious proposition to part Dublin into two between region groups.

About his initial life and Individual life Seán McCague was born in 1945(77 years old) in Scotstown, Region Monaghan. He holds an Irish Resident and he has a place with the white ethnic gathering.

Seán McCague Age Seán McCague is hitched to Bernie and has five little girls: Paula, Nuala, Martha, Freda, and Emma.

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