home / BELUM.W2016.2.520

HISTORY

Object Name

GAA Jersey

Description

In 1885, the Rev. J. O’Reilly, a native of Loughguile in County Antrim and curate in St Mary’s, Chapel Lane, Belfast, founded the Belfast Gaels, the first GAA club in Belfast and County Antrim. In 2007, the name Belfast Gaels was adopted by employees of Belfast City Council who created the first GAA team drawn from council staff.

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2016.2.520

Copyright

The Tom Hartley Collection