Saturday 17 March 2018

Where were you when you heard... mick o'dwyer

Mick O'Dwyer
Mick O'Dwyer

(GAA legend)

"I was out doing a bit of fishing on my boat and it was when I was approaching shore again at Derrynane, near Cahersiveen, that I heard the radio coming out of a car parked on the water front.

"I didn't take too much notice at first but then I heard the man on it say 'President Kennedy has been shot' and I recall just being frozen in shock.

"There was a great feeling in places like Kerry that he was one of us and I just couldn't make sense of the news coming from America that afternoon."

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