Less than 1% of protestants attend GAA matches

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LESS than one per cent of Protestants have attended a live GAA match, it has been revealed.

According to figures released by the Department of Culture Arts and Leisure on Thursday, live cricket and hockey events in Northern Ireland were almost exclusively attended by those from a Protestant community background.

Nearly three in every ten people (29%) had spectated at one or more live sports events in Northern Ireland within the last year.


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