The Boston Friends of the Gaelic Players Association hosts 2nd annual dinner

WATERFRONT — More than 300 guests attended the second annual dinner of the Boston Friends of the Gaelic Players Association, which was held recently at the InterContinental Hotel.

The dinner chairman was Aidan Browne, a partner at event sponsor Sullivan & Worcester, who is chairman of Boston Friends of the GPA, which was founded in 2016. The Irish American Partnership is the key local organization in support of the dinner. Mayor Marty Walsh was among the attendees.

With a number of current and former Gaelic Athletic Association players in town from Ireland to promote the games and the GPA, which represents more than 2,200 current Gaelic footballers and hurlers in Ireland. There was a panel of GAA men and women held at the dinner, which was moderated by Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen.

Some of Bill Brett’s photographs were taken at a pre-dinner reception in the InterContinental residences that was hosted by Boston developer Jon Cronin.

All photos by Bill Brett

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