President Michael D.Higgins to attend Men's National Cup final
January 16, 2017
Basketball Ireland is delighted to announce that President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, has confirmed his attendance at the Men’s Hula Hoops National Cup final clash between Pyrobel Killester and Griffith Swords Thunder on Saturday, January 28th, 2017.
The news was confirmed this week and will see the President in attendance at one of the biggest events in the Irish basketball calendar, which will tip off in the National Basketball Arena at 8pm.
Speaking about the news, CEO and Secretary General of Basketball Ireland Bernard O’Byrne stated: “We are delighted and honoured to welcome President Higgins to one of the biggest games of the year in Irish basketball - the Men’s Hula Hoops National Cup final. We have no doubt that Pyrobel Killester and Griffith Swords Thunder will put on a fantastic showcase of basketball for the President and we look forward to welcoming him on the night.”