Ulster University’s vision to be the number one third level institute for sport on the Island received a timely boost with the announcement that Lagan Construction Group have entered into a four year major strategic partnership with the Gaelic Academy at Jordanstown.
Welcoming the guests at a reception in the Europa Hotel the Vice Chancellor of Ulster University Professor Sir Richard Barnett thanked Lagan Construction Group for their generous sponsorship of the Gaelic Academy and Ulster University looked forward to working with them to the mutual benefit of the University, Lagan Construction Group and graduates across a wide range of various courses and disciplines. The guests included Aogan O Fearghail incoming GAA president, a who’s who from the GAA community, past and present players and industry leaders.
“Lagan Construction Group is delighted to sponsor the Ulster University’s prestigious GAA club. The construction sector is very much about performing as a team and I believe sport plays an important part in the learning process. Lagan Construction Group has had a long relationship with the graduates of the University and they are very much contributing to the success of our company.”Colin Loughran, CEO, Lagan Construction Group
“It is generally recognised that Ulster University Gaelic Academy is one of the most innovative and successful units within the third level sector. Everyone at Ulster is delighted to be associated with such a prestigious company as Lagan Construction Group and a leader in the construction industry. This strategic partnership opens up a wide range of opportunities to work with a company with global influence which will help GAA Academy and graduates. It is also pleasing that this major sponsor is in additional to our existing sponsorship partners”Tony Mc Parland, chairman of the Gaelic Alumni
Pictured Back Row (L - R): Ulster University GAA Chairman John Farrell, Ulster University Vice Chancellor Prof. Sir Richard Barnett, incoming GAA President Aogan O Fearghail, Lagan Construction Group CEO Colin Loughran, Lagan Construction Group Chief Financial Officer Kevin Anthony Lagan. Front Row (L - R) Ulster University's Caolan Mooney, Niall McKeever, Cailean O Boyle and Mattie Donnelly