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DUP minister seeks end to Irish anthem at GAA matches

The North's Sports Minister Edwin Poots is calling for an end to the playing of the Irish national anthem ahead of GAA games in the North.

DUP politician Edwin Poots also says he wants to see an end to the naming of sports grounds after Irish patriots.

Mr Poots became the first DUP politician to attend a GAA match in an official capacity last night when he watched the McKenna Cup game between Donegal and Down in Newry.

He was welcomed to the game by GAA president Nicky Brennan.

However, he arrived late as part of a protest against the playing of Amhran na bhFiann before the game.

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