Students and representatives from the St. Caimin’s Community School GAA team in Shannon have been named winners of the Lidl LGFA Post-Primary Schools Store Competition.
The school was announced as the winner for the Lidl store in Shannon, following a six-week nomination period which saw local schools battle it out to win votes from customers. St. Caimin’s Community School was one of 145 lucky schools across Ireland to take home a kit bag for its school containing jerseys and GAA equipment.
As part of the Lidl LGFA Post-Primary Schools Store Competition, Lidl has donated GAA jerseys and equipment worth €250,000 to 145 post-primary school teams across Ireland, reinforcing its commitment to serious support for ladies’ GAA at all levels of the community. Other winning schools in county Clare include Coláiste Mhuire in Ennis, St. Joseph’s Community College in Kilkee and Kilrush Community School.
Speaking about the Lidl LGFA Post-Primary Schools Store Competition, Jennifer Gleeson, Sponsorship Manager, Lidl Ireland, said: “Since the launch of our partnership with the Ladies’ Gaelic Football Association (LGFA) in January, we have worked to engage with communities, clubs, schools and county teams across the country to show our dedication to providing serious support for the sport. We were delighted to be able to provide jerseys and equipment to 145 schools across Ireland, including St. Caimin’s Community School, as part of the Lidl LGFA Post-Primary Schools Store Competition, and we look forward to continuing our support of ladies’ Gaelic football through various initiatives and programmes over the coming three years.”
In January, Lidl and the Ladies Gaelic Football Association (LGFA) announced a landmark partnership which saw the brand become the Official Retail Partner to the LGFA and the title sponsors of the Lidl Ladies National Football League, as well as grassroots activity.