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Author: Marty Morrissey  

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The Gaelic Athletic Association and broadcasting legend tells stories of Irish life

The GAA and broadcasting legend tells stories of Irish life
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The Gaelic Athletic Association and broadcasting legend tells stories of Irish life

The GAA and broadcasting legend tells stories of Irish life

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Description

Marty Morrissey - GAA broadcaster extraordinaire and one of the hardest-working people in show business - has been to every corner of Ireland (and a few interesting ones further afield) in his illustrious career. Everywhere he goes, he makes friends and hears terrific stories - and sometimes he becomes a character in them. Now he's sharing them with us, in a book full of his trademark warmth, wit and energy. Starting with his childhood in the Bronx and west Clare, Marty introduces us to the people and places that have mattered most to him. He takes us through his adventures as a Gaelic footballer and hurler, schoolteacher, and coach of schools teams and underage sides for his beloved club, Kilmurry Ibrickane. And he tells the story of his remarkable rise as a broadcaster, from the back of tractors and trailers flatbed trucks to Croke Park on All Ireland finals days - despite having being told by RT

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About the Author

Marty Morrissey was born in Mallow, Co. Cork, and has always described himself as a Cork-born Clare man. Raised initally in New York, he spent summer holidays with his father's family in West Clare, and at the age of eleven he and his parents settled there. After early broadcasting jobs in Clare, Cork and London, covering news, entertainment and sport, he was hired by RT

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Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd | Sandycove
Published
21st October 2021
Pages
528
ISBN
9781844885671
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