Kildare website proves a hit with Lilywhites

LILYWHITE GAA chiefs have hailed the success of which is attracting 1,500 hits a day. is the brainchild of Len Regan and he approached county chairman Padraig Ashe with a proposal that would provide the board with a new way of promoting the association. can be found through the revamped Kildare GAA website ( and Ashe sees it as an opportunity to spread the word about the GAA brand.

Ashe said: “We’re assessing it as it goes on. There are issues with regards to rights and there’s little you can do at inter-county level. Even with the club games, we’re not sure we could show the county final as TG4 have the rights. These things must be clarified.”

Ashe said: “I like what can be done from the human interest side of things, such as taking a development squad from a standing start and following them all the way to the time they reach minor level. There would be so many stories there on a human level, while you’d also get to see the dedication and sacrifice of players and volunteer coaches. We are happy with the new website and see it as a way of keeping the public up to date.

“It must be the first stop shop for people if they want to get news about the GAA.”


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