Micheál O'Neill

Micheál O'Neill reflects on his involvement with the GAA at a club and county level. He outlines the O'Neill family history of involvement in the GAA, dating back to his great great grandfather's role in the Wexford convention in 1887. He discusses the roles played by his father, Martin O'Neill, as player for Wexford and Leinster football teams, as referee in the 1947 All-Ireland Senior Football Final in New York, and as secretary on the Leinster Council. He mentions his father's participation in all three Tailteann Games. Micheál also describes his own involvement in football and hurling in St. Peter's College, his various administration roles in Ferns St. Aidan's GAA Club, and his current role in Coiste Sean Ghael. He discusses his pride that his son Desmond O'Neill is chairman of Ferns St. Aidan's and ponders his concerns for the GAA in the future.

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