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Day I pretended not to see the great Con Houlihan in the street

Gerard O'Regan


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Journalist and author Con Houlihan in November 1996. Photo: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Journalist and author Con Houlihan in November 1996. Photo: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Con Houlihan keeping his eye on a game in Parnell Park. Photo: Kyran O'Brien

Con Houlihan keeping his eye on a game in Parnell Park. Photo: Kyran O'Brien

Con Houlihan in 2001. Photo: Colin O'Riordan

Con Houlihan in 2001. Photo: Colin O'Riordan

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Journalist and author Con Houlihan in November 1996. Photo: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

The last time. This is the saddest phrase in any language, said Con Houlihan, who passed away 10 years ago this month.

I vividly recall the last time I saw the great wordsmith, replete with trademark anorak and unruly hair. He was making his way from Croke Park.


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