The hijab wearing Gaelic footballer
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GAA: The hijab wearing Gaelic footballer

Mansoreh Abolhassani, a mature student from Iran, says that Gaelic football has become part of her life.

She got involved in the sport two years ago while studying law at Queen's University, Belfast.

The practicing Muslim has told a BBC documentary of her relief that her decision to wear a hijab, or head scarf, was accepted by fellow players.

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  • 08 Jun 2017