This year's tournament will be held in Shanghai, China over the weekend of October 24-25.
A host of Irish sporting personalities including Dublin’s Alan Brogan, Mayo’s Cora Staunton and legendary Gaelic games commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh togged out in Croke Park this morning to officially launch the Games sponsored again this year by FEXCO, Ireland’s largest, privately owned financial technology company.
The participating teams will represent Senior, Intermediate and Junior divisions in both ladies and men’s football, hurling, and camogie. The teams, from 23 clubs representing 13 countries across Asia, will battle it out at the Shanghai Community Sports Club.
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Prior to the tournament, the 9th annual Asia-Pacific Irish Business Forum (APIBF) will be held on Friday, October 23 in the Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Oriental Hotel in Pudong, Shanghai, bringing together Irish business people in the Asia region and those with an interest in Irish business. Guest speakers on the day will be Aogán Ó Fearghail, Tadhg Kennelly, and Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh in addition to a number of keynote speakers involved in Irish businesses in the region.