Tributes paid across GAA following the passing of Jim Kennedy

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Tributes are being paid today to Tipperary man Jim Kennedy one of the driving forces behind the development of Ladies Gaelic football who has passed away.

Jim was one of the main people who were instrumental in the growth and development of Ladies Football,

He organised what was the first-ever game of inter-county Ladies Football,

The match was played on October 3rd 1971 in Ballypatrick, on the foothills of Slievenamon, when Tipp defeated Waterford.

Commercial and Communications Manager with the Ladies Gaelic Football Association, former Tipp FM Presenter Jackie Cahill says its a sad day for Ladies Football