Monday 24 July 2017

Aengus Fanning: An appreciation

PJ Cunningham

AENGUS Fanning was multi-talented.

He was a Gaelic starlet who played senior football for Kerry at 17 years of age in 1960 and according to one of his colleagues, could have won as many All Irelands as Mick O’Dwyer if he had pursued that sporting career.

He was also a sublime jazz musician, who, had he devoted himself totally to that discipline, would have become one of the top players of his generation

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