KPMG today announce a one-year partnership as proud supporters of the Dublin Senior Ladies Gaelic Football team. The current All-Ireland champions beat the Mayo ladies football team in last year’s Ladies Gaelic Football All-Ireland Final, with a record breaking attendance at Croke Park, with 46,286 spectators.
KPMG is committed to investing in women’s sport and are keen to encourage exceptional people to fulfil their potential. The firm’s investment will enable the Dublin Senior ladies to support the best footballers in the capital to excel in their career and in sport. Commenting, Shaun Murphy, Managing Partner, KPMG in Ireland said: “We’re delighted to support the Dublin Senior Ladies Gaelic Football team. Their commitment and ambition is a great example of the teamwork and dedication that is at the heart of what we do. On behalf of everyone at KPMG we wish the Dublin Ladies all the best in the year ahead.”
Speaking at the announcement, KPMG employee, and Dublin captain, Sinéad Aherne, said “Ladies Gaelic football is considered to be one of the fastest growing female sports in Europe. I have represented the Dublin Senior ladies since 2003, and over the past years, I have seen how the game has grown from strength to strength regarding professionalism, skill, and interest in the game.
She continues, “Ladies Gaelic footballers are considered as role models for young people all over the country. It’s important to get the right partnerships in place that recognise that supporting women’s sport is vital to increase participation and attendance at games. I’m very grateful to be an employee of KPMG who supports me not only in my professional career but also in my sporting career to help the Dublin Ladies in our All-Ireland campaign.”
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