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St Patrick's Day 2015 will live long in the memory of Corofin players, management, and supporters all over the county and further afield.
It may not be officially sanctioned by the GAA anymore, but come Saturday afternoon in Clonberne when Mayo and Galway meet in the final of the Gaelic Masters Series at 2pm, it will be as hotly contested as any game where the right to be declared the best is down for decision.
The Galway over 40s enjoyed a good win last weekend in the All-Ireland Master's football final, defeating Tyrone by1-8 to 0-9 in Leitrim.
There was a tremendous athmosphere around Tuam Stadium last Sunday afternoon before throw-in for the senior game. The healthy queues of people at the turnstiles were all in great form and full of good humoured banter and there was great colour to be seen all around the ground.
Ambrose Gaughan, Derek Molloy, David Carney, and Ray Fitzpatrick upheld local honour on Sunday’s Sligo Stages Rally, with both crews recording top finishes in their respective classes.
Corofin have been down this road a few times before, and they will know they face a stiff test against Antrim champions St Gall’s on Sunday at Parnell Park (2.30pm) if they are to advance to the All-Ireland club final on St Patrick’s Day.
Twenty years is a long time in any individual’s journey through life. And 1989 seems like a different planet compared to some of the advances and negatives that we have experienced in the country over the past two decades.
Twenty years, is a very long time in any individual’s journey through life. And1989 seems like a different planet compared to some of the advances and negatives that we have experienced in the country over the past two decades. Cork won the All-Ireland football championship that year, whereas Mayo will feel that they should have if Anthony Finnerty’s genuine goal opportunity had flashed into the net. How foot-balling history would have changed then, as John O’Mahony would probably never have left his native land to join Leitrim and then Galway had they won that joust. It was also the year of the famous “Keady Affair” in hurling. Names like Pat Fox, Larry Tompkins, John Kerins, RIP, T.J. Kilgannon, the Bonnars, Willie Joe Padden and the only man to win a senior football and hurling All-Ireland in the same year - Teddy McCarthy - were idols to look up to and the Irish soccer chant of “Ole, Ole, Ole” was only in its infancy.
Thankfully there are very many funny and humorous people in Galway GAA circles. And sometimes that wit can pass down the gene pool to the younger generation.
1 – MICHAEL COMER NULLIFIED SAVAGE THREAT