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Oral History

Members of Fr. Manning Gaels GFC

Members of Fr. Manning Gaels GFC discuss their involvement with Longford club. They outline the history of the formation of the club, amalgamating the parishes of Drumlish and Ballinamuck, and they describe the club's wins and losses. They describe the celebrations after winning the 1996 senior championship in Longford and consider their hopes for the future of the club. In addition, they reflect on such topics as the negative impact of emigration on Fr. Manning Gaels, the role of the clergy in the club, the lifting of the ban in Croke Park, and professionalism in the GAA.