Thursday 18 October 2018

Carey faces his own battle as All-Ireland final day dawns

Jerome Reilly

Jerome Reilly

ON THE day of the All-Ireland hurling final, the personal life of DJ Carey, the greatest exponent of the ancient game, is in turmoil.

The sad end of his marriage is a source of sorrow for himself, his wife Christine and his family and the intense interest of the media and the country at large will not make it any easier.

DJ's sister Catriona said her brother was "a GAA star, not a pop star" and perhaps with that comment she hit an essential truth.

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