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Kerry legend Con Houlihan remembered on the tenth anniversary of his death

Castleisland’s legendary journalist and sportswriter died on August 4, 2012. Included here is one of Con’s finest pieces on ‘The Wheels of the World’, a docu-film scripted by Con highlighting life in rural north Kerry.

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The late Con Houlihan pictured at the unveiling of the bust created in his honour in Castleisland in 2004. Picture by Don MacMonagle

The late Con Houlihan pictured at the unveiling of the bust created in his honour in Castleisland in 2004. Picture by Don MacMonagle

The late Con Houlihan.

The late Con Houlihan.

Con Houlihan who was called ashore a decade ago this week. Photo by John Reidy

Con Houlihan who was called ashore a decade ago this week. Photo by John Reidy

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The late Con Houlihan pictured at the unveiling of the bust created in his honour in Castleisland in 2004. Picture by Don MacMonagle

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You’d wonder where all the Saturdays, months and years have gone to but the late Con Houlihan went to his eternal reward a decade ago this week.

On Saturday, August 4, 201,2 the 86-year-old revered newspaper writer and sports journalist was, as he might say, called ashore.


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