Offaly man elected new Chairman of Laois GAA

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Offaly man elected new Chairman of Laois GAA

New Laois GAA Chairman Peter O'Neill

An Offaly man has been elected as the new Chairman of Laois GAA. 

Peter O'Neill overcame Kieran Leavy by 86 votes to 67 at the Laois GAA Convention tonight. 

Originally from Edenderry, Peter O'Neill has been involved at county board level in Laois for the last 15 years. He has also been involved in organising two national Féile's, including last year's Hurling Féile, which was one of the biggest ever.

He has previously been Coaching and Games Officer and the Football Liaison Officer, providing the link between county football teams and the County Board.