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World record for Padraig Pearses GAA club!

Thu, Aug 27, 2015

A place in the esteemed Guinness Book of Records is looming for Padraig Pearses GAA club after 1,500 people turned out to take part in a world record-breaking training session at the club’s pitches in Woodmount on Saturday.

People of all ages competed in the event, which was the largest gaelic football training session in history, overcoming the previous record held by Roche Emmets of Louth, where 1,204 people had taken part.

In the process, more than €20,000 was raised for the Pearses club.


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