FOOTBALL MAKES OUR SHARED HISTORY RESEARCHERS AT QUEENS UNVERSITY BELFAST
L to R: Prof Dominic Bryan, QUB, Ernest Brennan, CFA, Gail Redmond, Irish Football Association, Prof Richard English, QUB, Helen McGhee, Ulster Rugby, Brian Caskey, Limestone United and Tim Wareing, TW Braga.
Students from Enniskillen Royal Grammar School, Drumragh Integrated College, Magerafelt High School, Oakgrove Integrated College and Sperrin Inegrated College, attended the FMOSH Lecture at QUB. Prof Dominc Bryan added to FMOSH research evidence that the essence of play aids identity and shapes our love for sport.
The specail guests on the panel: Gail Redmond, IFA. Helen McGhee, Ulster Rugby, Brain Caskey, Limestone United F.C. and Tim Waring, TW Braga, were questioned by the researchers on why they love their sport with a passion.
The event was a great experience for our students. They came away from QUB inspired. Mr Denver Charles, Magherafelt High School.
Congratulations for a great day. A really enjoyable event well pitched for all groups. My crowd have had a great time and loved the tour…. definately gave them a lot to think about.
Mr Phil Beddard, Enniskillen Royal Grammar School.
‘Football Makes Our Shared History is a unique and powerful venture. By using the fun and the friendship acquired through sport, it changes the future of young people’s lives and of wider society too’
Professor Richard English, Queen’s University Belfast
‘Football Makes Our Shared History will continue to advocate peace through play – it’s a heritage we cannot afford to over look’
Ernest Brennan, Children’s Football Alliance