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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 27 / 17

JOHN HORAN  "easily won" a vote on Friday to become the Gaelic Athletic Association president-elect. The 58-year-old school principal from Dublin won 144 out of a possible 278 votes and was 98 ahead of his "nearest rivals," SEAN WALSH  and FRANK BURKE . Horan will take over fr...

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