Sport, Gender and Representation: The Women's Gaelic Players' Association

Katie Liston, Aoife Lane

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review


Liston and Lane examine gender equality efforts and sports
in Ireland. They discuss the Women’s Gaelic Players’ Association (WGPA) as a voice for female athletes and other such interventions regarding women in sports. Liston and Lane conclude with an overview of the challenges still to overcome within the culture of sports.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Business and Culture of Sport
Subtitle of host publicationSociety, Politics, Economy, Environment
EditorsJoseph Maguire, Mark Falcous, Katie Liston
Place of PublicationUS
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9780028665030
ISBN (Print)9780028665016
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 30 Nov 2018


  • Gaelic games
  • Gender (in)equality
  • International Working Group for Women and Sport
  • sports
  • gender
  • representation

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