Group calls for GAA to deal with Tyrone footballer controversy in public

A group that works with survivors and victims of The Troubles has called for the GAA to deal with the Tyrone footballers controversy in public, rather than internally.

A video shared on social media shows the Tyrone footballers singing “Come out ye Black and Tans” while passing through Aughnacloy on Saturday evening.

The Lisgenny Flute Band was parading through the town at the time.

Manager Mickey Harte apologised and said the matter would be dealt with it internally.

UUP MLA Rosemary Barton has made an official complaint to the PSNI, which said it’s treating it as a hate crime.

Kenny Donaldson from the South East Fermanagh Foundation, which works to build relations between communities in Northern Ireland, says this incident plays to stereotypes:

While he welcomed the investigation of the incident, Kenny Donaldson said it should be more transparent: