Thursday, 8 November 2012

Questions (353)

Michael McGrath

Question:

353. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to establish a national sports museum / hall of fame; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49126/12]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

I believe that a sports museum would be an excellent addition to Ireland's sporting and cultural experience and  has the potential to attract widespread public interest. A committee, which is being chaired by Minister of State Michael Ring, has been established to examine the feasibility of developing a Museum of Irish Sport. The first meeting of the committee took place on 24th October.