GAA’s player fund to run foul of gender laws?

In this morning’s Irish Times, trouble brewing for the GAA:

“Under the scheme, announced last January, the all-male Gaelic Players Association (GPA) will receive €8.75 million to support its player-welfare schemes and other operations. But the Equality Authority has informed the GAA’s inclusion and integration committee that the plan “contravenes discrimination legislation on the gender ground”.

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