Jack Boothman


Age: 79

Irish sports administrator and the first Protestant president of the Gaelic Athletic Association who had played a pivotal role in the redevelopment of Croke Park and pressed for the abolition of Rule 21, which barred British army and police personnel from the GAA during his tenure from 1994 to 1997.

Cause of Death: Brief illness

Born: 1936

Died: May 10, 2016

Dublin, Ireland