In an effort to combat social isolation among our older or vulnerable citizens, Cavan GAA, in conjunction with the Cavan Age Friendly programme, has launched the #ItsGoodToTalkGAA initiative.
Published on: 09 May 2020
#ItsGoodToTalkGAA was inspired by a successful initiative undertaken by former Mayo star David Brady, and Cavan GAA in conjunction with Cavan Age Friendly and Cavan County Council, are delighted to announce that Cavan’s GAA players and management have answered the call to reach out to GAA fans during what is a period of isolation for many.
A short chat in a long day at home can make a big difference and Cavan County Council and Cavan County Board are grateful to the Cavan players and management for volunteering to give a lift to those who are ‘cocooning’ and cut off from their typical social networks by pledging a few minutes of their time to reminisce about past glories, and chat about glory days to come!
Cavan GAA and the Cavan Age Friendly programme will identify people who would like to have a chat with a player or member of the management team about the GAA and will send their number to a player who will give them a quick call at their convenience. A chat about all things GAA will lift the spirits of someone who is finding this time challenging and lonely.
Cavan GAA supporters are invited to nominate an elderly family member - be it a father, mother, brother, sister, grandfather, or grandmother - to receive a call from a player or management.
Contact Susan Brady on 087 795 9999 or firstname.lastname@example.org to set up the call to celebrate a birthday, an anniversary or just to have a good GAA chat. Don't hesitate to get in touch; it’s good to talk, and even better to talk Cavan GAA!