Payments company Secure Trading chosen as payment gateway and merchant acquiring provider by Westport Gaelic Athletic Association

LONDON, March 29th: Secure Trading Group today announced an agreement with Westport Gaelic Athletic Association to provide payment gateway and acquiring solutions for their ‘Win-a-House’ competition. All-Ireland intermediate champions back in 2017, Westport GAA play a vital role in the community and have experienced significant growth in recent years in both junior and senior participation, fielding numerous male and female teams. The ‘Win-a-House’ competition represents an essential funding opportunity, with proceeds to be reinvested in improving the infrastructure of the club.

With the vast majority of competition entries submitted online, Westport need a reliable, flexible and innovative payments provider to ensure fast, simple and secure access for all competition entrants. The unrivalled reliability of Secure Trading’s gateway, with over 18 years without downtime, and the variety of card and alternative payment options offered by the platform, provides the ideal infrastructure to support this campaign. Secure Trading’s speed-to-market strategy will allow Westport GAA to begin taking payments without delay.

“The ‘Win-a-House’ campaign is vital to the continued success of Westport GAA and our ambition to provide outstanding facilities that will benefit the community. It is important for us that we choose a payments provider with whom we can form a strong partnership to drive the commercial aspects of both this campaign and future initiatives,” said Danny McLaughlin, Fund Raising Chairperson of Westport GAA. “Secure Trading have strong links with the sporting world – their experience in supporting community initiatives and grassroots sports demonstrates not only their technical capabilities, but also values and an ethos that complement those of Westport GAA. We want to harness this experience and passion for sport and use it to create a better sporting environment for our players and supporters.”

“We’re are delighted to support Westport GAA’s ‘Win-A-House in Westport’ campaign,” said Barry Corbett, Chief Operating Officer of Secure Trading Group. “We are passionate supporters of sport and the benefits it brings to local communities, and look forward to partnering with Westport GAA in developing this unique initiative, as well as on new projects in the future.”