Calls for GAA to discuss clubs named after John Mitchel

The GAA is being asked to open a dialogue about clubs named after John Mitchel.

The United Ireland campaigner was also an advocate for transatlantic slavery in the 1800s, and was a supporter of the Confederacy in the US Civil War.

At least 10 GAA clubs are named after him.

Former Director of Anti-Slavery International Aidan McQuade believes the clubs should consider changing their names – press PLAY

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