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GAA football fans score short break win

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Posted by Tourism NI

Published July 26, 2016

Tourism NI teamed up with Ulster GAA last week as part of the organisation’s Golden Ticket initiative which seen three lucky football supporters clinch the prize of a short break in Northern Ireland.

GAA football fans score short break win

The Tyrone senior footballers and Donegal minors were not the only victors on Ulster Football Championships Finals Day last Sunday (17 July) as one lucky supporter from the 33,433 crowd left the ground with something extra to celebrate.

That winner joined two others from each of the Ulster Championship semi-finals who had previously claimed a short break as part of Ulster GAA’s Golden Ticket initiative. A special winning ticket was placed inside one official programme at each of the Ulster Football Championship semi-finals and the final with the prize of a short break courtesy of Tourism Northern Ireland for the winners.

Similar to the action on the field, the competition winner at the final also hailed from Tyrone with Evelyn May from Brocagh in the Red Hand county claiming the prize of a short break to the value of £450. The semi-final winners each claimed a short break to the value of £250 and two Ulster Final tickets. They were Tricia O’Driscoll from Donegal Town and Sean McElroy from Omagh.

With the Ulster Championship season now complete, Ulster GAA is now encouraging all its supporters to check out the Discover NI website to uncover more exciting summer adventures at

CAPTION: Competition winners Tricia O’Driscoll from Donegal Town, Evelyn May of Brocagh, Co Tyrone and Sean McElroy from Omagh with Clare McCoy of Tourism NI and Ulster GAA President Michael Hasson

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