Leinster Council extends its deepest sympathy to Aidan and family on the death of former Association President Brídín Uí Mhaolagáin.
Born in Dublin of Ulster parents, Brídín was educated at Scoil Mhuire, Dublin, St. Louis, Monaghan and U.C.D. Her father, Séamus Dobbyn, hurled for Antrim and was President of the Ulster G.A.A. Council. Brídín won five Ashbourne Cup medals with U.C.D. and captained the winning team of 1958. She has retained her links with the club in the capacity of President. Many years of work for third-level colleges was rewarded with the title of Uachtarán Saoil, Comhairle Camógaíochta Ard-Oideachais.
In 1991, Brídín was elected President of the Camogie Association. She has represented Ireland in both handball and racquetball and filled the role of President of the Ladies Handball Association. She has a great interest in drama and played the part of ‘Brigette’ in Rós na Rún on TG4. Brídín taught in Ballymun Comprehensive School. With her husband, Aidan, she shares an interest in the Special Olympics.
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