Saturday 22 October 2016

Video: Leitrim GAA hero takes the mic and sings Amhrán na bhFiann after PA system failure

Published 26/01/2016 | 14:58

Seán Ó Suilleabháin
Seán Ó Suilleabháin

GAA volunteers are praised for their generosity and dedication but they don't fall short when it comes to ingenuity either.

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Ahead of the All-Ireland junior club football semi-final between Ardnaree of Mayo and Monaghan's Rockcorry at Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada inCarrick-on-Shannon, the national anthem was played out over the speaker but not long into the song... the recording failed.

Up stepped quick-thinking Seán Ó Suilleabháin of Leitrim GAA. He grabbed a microphone and gave a rousing rendition of Amhrán na bhFiann that was wonderfully received by the crowd.

Watch what happened below:

Sean Saves The Day

Posted by Leitrim GAA on Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Ardnaree emerged as victors on the day on a scoreline of  0-11 to 0-6.

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