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In this weeks Live Gaelic Legends interview, we spoke witho former Armagh and Crossmaglen star Oisin Mc Conville. The two time All Star gave a lot of insight in a very informative interview. From his struggles with gambling and the troubles in Northern Ireland to his phenomenal success with his club and of course winning the Sam Maguire cup, one of the greatest forwards of his generation revea[..]

In this weeks LiveGaelic Legends interview I spoke with former Cork hurler Sean Og O hAilpin who captained his county to an All Ireland title. As a result he was named RTE Irish sports person of the year in 2005. A former hurler of the year and three time all star winner has ensured that he will be fondly remembered on Leeside. He won three All Ireland titles and five Munster titles with the Rebe[..]

LiveGaelic Legends – Ollie Baker

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Posted by Eamon Donoghue in LiveGaelic Legends | Dec 2013

Clare legend Ollie Baker talks to LiveGaelic's Eamon Donoghue. LiveGaelic Legends - Ollie Baker Aged eighteen nobody would have foreseen what the future held for young Ollie Baker. Two time All-Ireland winner, a double All-Star midfielder; A Clare hurling legend whose career has epitomised the underdog tag right up until today. In 1991 Ollie's beloved St Joseph's Doora-Barefiel[..]

LiveGaelic Legends – Pat Spillane

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Posted by Eamon Donoghue in LiveGaelic Legends | Nov 2013

Arguably the greatest Gaelic Footballer of all time. Nine All-Star awards and eight All-Ireland medals in an inter-county career that glittered three decades. Not to mention being the first ever athlete within our shores to successfully return from a cruciate ligament injury. And throw in a twenty-five year media career that's still going strong. The signs were there from the start for a yo[..]

Tommy Smith is best known worldwide for his colourful role as a commentator for soccer on ESPN, but what many may not know is he is also deeply involved in Gaelic Games abroad, particularly in New York where he has worked tirelessly for almost 50 years promoting our games. We're delighted to bring you this exclusive interview with the great man, as he speaks about his love for the GAA, the grea[..]

LiveGaelic Legends – Anton O’Toole

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Posted by Connor Murphy in LiveGaelic Legends | May 2013

This week I speak to Dublin's Blue Panther, Anton O'Toole. Anton was part of Dublin's all conquering team of the 70's that appeared in six consecutive All Ireland finals. A three time All Star in 1975, 1976, 1977, Anton was also listed in the GAA's 125 Greatest Stars. A constant in the Dublin Forward line throughout the 70's and early 80's, he was a stand out amongst many of the games true grea[..]

LiveGaelic Legends – Liam McHale Part 2

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Posted by Connor Murphy in LiveGaelic Legends | May 2013

This is the second part of a two part interview with Mayo Legend Liam McHale, in case you missed it Part 1 is well worth a look as Liam discusses his career in detail. LiveGaelic Legends - Liam McHale - Mayo - Part 2 Although you wouldn't be seen as a conventional one, you could be termed as a Dual Star of sorts. Do you think that a modern player could play two sports to the level you did n[..]

LiveGaelic Legends – Liam McHale

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Posted by Connor Murphy in LiveGaelic Legends | May 2013

In this week's LiveGaelic Legends interview I talk to Mayo midfield monolith Liam McHale. An All Star in 1996 and a mainstay of the Mayo team for thirteen years, Liam was also classed as one of Ireland's top basketball players. Throughout the late '80s and '90s Liam played in the top echelons of both Irish basketball and Gaelic football, tasting national success in basketball with Ballina a[..]

LiveGaelic Legends – John Mullane

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Posted by Connor Murphy in LiveGaelic Legends | Apr 2013

In this week's LiveGaelic Legends interview Connor Murphy talks to Waterford hero John Mullane. John has been a mainstay of Waterford Hurling's fight back to the top echelons of the sport. A truly visceral player, he is known equally for his amazing scoring records as he is for fervent fist pumps that raised the spirits of many Waterford crowds. John talks about the development of De La Sal[..]

The second part of our LiveGaelic Legends interview with All Ireland winning Armagh forward Oisin McConville. Don't forget to take a look at part one if you haven't done so already. LiveGaelic Legends - Oisin McConville - Armagh 2002 marked a high point for Armagh during Joe Kernan's very successful tenure, was there a change of preparation that lifted the team to perform as well as you did [..]