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Kevin Heffernan by Sean Moran – Accurate

‘He gave everything he possibly could to whatever he was doing. To be one point ahead at the end’

Kevin Heffernan’s enduring legacy is a vibrant GAA in his own beloved city, writes SEAN MORAN, GAA correspondent.

THE DEATH has taken place of Kevin Heffernan, one of the most important figures in the history of the GAA. The former Dublin All-Ireland winning player and manager passed away yesterday at the age of 83 after a long illness.

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TV3 on the three pillars of the southern state- Fianna Fail, GAA and the Catholic Church

On Tuesday night on “Tonight with Vincent Browne” on TV3, Ger Colleran as a substitute for Vincent Browne had a panel of Ger Loughnane, former Clare Hurling manager and primary school teacher, Bishop Dr Willie Walsh Bishop of Killaloe, Mike Cronin of Boston College, John McGuinness of Fianna Fail to discuss the three pillars of the Irish Free State – The Catholic Church, Fianna Fail and the GAA.
The opinions expressed and the prejudices revealed showed just how
presumptuous that idea of triumvirate was.

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Croke Park and Lansdowne Road – where from here?

The history of the GAA, IRFU and FAI is complex and full of human error. It is better to look to the future and not dwell on how the country got to its present sporting configuration.

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