Sullivan Partner Aidan Browne Introduces New Gaelic Players Association CEO, Paul Flynn

Third Annual Fenway Hurling Classic Scheduled for November 18
Press Release
October 3, 2018

Boston, October 3, 2018Aidan Browne, a Sullivan partner and Chairman of Boston Friends of the Gaelic Players Association (GPA), today introduced the hurling organization’s new chief executive, Paul Flynn, at a festive event hosted at the Irish Consulate.

"As the sport of hurling continues to grow in popularity, Paul Flynn is the right leader for the GPA,” Browne said. "His business and sporting achievements, combined with his genuine enthusiasm for the game, will attract new fans and supporters. Already, Boston sports fans are getting ready for the third annual Fenway Hurling Classic on November 18."

The introduction of Flynn as the new CEO was attended by Consul General Shane Cahill, Judge Frank Bailey and Fenway Sports Managements’ Mark Lev and John Clark, among others.

In addition to welcoming the GPA’s chief executive, Browne unveiled a new ad campaign and video developed by Connelly Partners to introduce fans to hurling’s athletes. Titled "You see players, we see people," the spots showcase the realities of life as a professional athlete. 

The event also included the announcement by Mary Sugrue, CEO of the Irish American Partnership, of a $100,000 donation to the GPA's scholarship fund. 

Sullivan has a long history representing and supporting Irish companies. For decades, the firm has worked with and on behalf of the Ireland’s leading banks, investment funds, government agencies and corporations in technology, life sciences and education. The firm also represents a number of high-profile professional athletes who have strong ties to Ireland.

GPA Co-founder Donal Og Cusack, Paul Flynn (CEO of the Gaelic Players Association), GPA Super 11’s Project Manager Conor Ryan (ex-Clare hurler)

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Paul Flynn (CEO of the GPA), Consul General of Ireland Shane Cahill, John Clark (Executive VP at Fenway Sports Management)

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Aidan Browne (partner at Sullivan & Worcester, Chairman of Boston Friends of the Gaelic Players Association); Fenway Sports Management Managing Director Mark Lev; Paul Flynn, CEO of GPA; Fenway Sports Management's Executive VP John Clark;  Assistant Director, Special Events at Fenway Sports Management Kathleen Harrington

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Consul General Shane Cahill and Hon. Judge Frank Bailey

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Aidan Brown (partner at Sullivan & Worcester, Chairman of Boston Friends of the Gaelic Players Association) and CEO of GPA Paul Flynn

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1 GPA Co-founder Donal Og Cusack, Paul Flynn (CEO of the Gaelic Players Association), GPA Super 11’s Project Manager Conor Ryan (ex-Clare hurler); Aidan Browne (partner at Sullivan, Chairman of Boston Friends of the Gaelic Players Association)
   
2 Paul Flynn (CEO of the GPA), Consul General of Ireland Shane Cahill, John Clark (Executive VP at Fenway Sports Management)
   
3 Aidan Browne (partner at Sullivan, Chairman of Boston Friends of the Gaelic Players Association); Fenway Sports Management Managing Director Mark Lev; Paul Flynn, CEO of GPA; Fenway Sports Management's Executive VP John Clark; Assistant Director, Special Events at Fenway Sports Management Kathleen Harrington
   
4 Consul General Shane Cahill and Hon. Judge Frank Bailey
   
5 Aidan Browne (partner at Sullivan, Chairman of Boston Friends of the Gaelic Players Association) and CEO of GPA Paul Flynn
   

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