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Vinnie Murphy: How Kerry Renewed His Love Following Dublin Exile

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“Vinnie’s going to get you, Vinnie’s going to get you.” Vinnie Murphy recounts a tale of leaving a Kerry nightclub back in the early 2000s shortly after his second retirement from inter-county football. He had taken a team down to play in the famous Páidí Ó Sé tournament and after being hammered by hosts, An Ghaeltacht, they flocked to one …

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Forgotten Friday: Ronan Clarke Arrived When Armagh Needed Him Most

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 “Armagh have the best forward in the country in Ronan Clarke” Ross Carr. The year 2002 saw breakout stars aplenty in the GAA with names likes Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper, Stephen Cluxton and Sean Cavanagh standing out.  However, there was one breakout star that stood tallest in ’02 defeating all three en route to an All-Ireland title and a Young Footballer …

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“People Said ‘Jesus, Ireland Were Great,’ I Hadn’t Heard That In Years”

Former Ireland striker Kevin Doyle was one of the many onlookers impressed by Mick McCarthy’s side’s victory against Georgia in their opening home game of the Euro 2020 qualifiers. Ireland safely negotiated the tricky task of familiar foes Georgia, defeating them by 1-0 but looking much improved in McCarthy’s return to Landsdowne Road. The win was their second in the …

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