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Peter Nolan

Peter Nolan is a first generation native New Yorker from a staunchly GAA family. Peter covered the NY GAA first for the Irish Voice and then for several years at the Irish Echo. He went on to cover the United States Men's National Team in World Cup Qualifiers from Columbus, Ohio to Mexico City's famous Azteca Stadium, also reporting on United States Women's National soccer teams matches across the United States. Peter's work recently appeared in the Irish Best selling compilation, "Grassroots, Stories from the Heart of the GAA."

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