White Ribbon NI event held at Inver Park

Dec 3, 2021 | Archive

Larne Football Club were delighted to host an event to raise awareness for White Ribbon NI last night.

The event on Thursday evening took place during the 16 days of activism for the elimination of violence against women and girls.

The event, held in the 1889 Sports & Social Club, featured a number of speakers including Detective Chief Superintendent Anthony McNally, White Ribbon NI campaign director Tahnee McCorry and Larne chairman Gareth Clements.

The awareness-raising event was well attended by people of all disciplines and Tahnee was delighted with the turn out.

She said: “It is wonderful to see representatives from the PSNI ,The NIFRS, churches, schools, women’s organisations, MLAs and councillors, business owners and people from the sports community coming together this evening at Larne Football Club with mutual drive – to end violence  against women and girls.”

Speaking of the club’s involvement in the White Ribbon campaign in recent years, chairman Gareth Clements said “We are fully committed to supporting White Ribbon NI in every way possible to enable them to educate men of all ages and encourage them to be part of the solution.

“We want to to harness the support of the football community to deliver change that helps eradicate violence against women and girls  within our community.”

Pictured are represents from the Larne board in attendance last night.

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