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Iris is apple of Looney's eye during lockdown

Brian Looney has won it all with Dr Crokes but becoming a father for the first time recently has made him re evaluate some priorities, he tells John O’Dowd

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Brian Looney of Dr Crokes during the AIB Munster GAA Football Senior Club Championship semi-final match between Dr Crokes and St Finbarr's at Dr Crokes GAA, in Killarney, Co. Kerry

Brian Looney of Dr Crokes during the AIB Munster GAA Football Senior Club Championship semi-final match between Dr Crokes and St Finbarr's at Dr Crokes GAA, in Killarney, Co. Kerry

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Brian Looney of Dr Crokes during the AIB Munster GAA Football Senior Club Championship semi-final match between Dr Crokes and St Finbarr's at Dr Crokes GAA, in Killarney, Co. Kerry

The COVID-19 Pandemic has caused an awful lot of heartache in Ireland and throughout the world over the last couple of months.

Sadly, many people have lost their lives, many others are suffering in hospitals and care homes, while businesses have their doors bolted, and some may never re-open.

All the things that we took for granted in everyday life have been stopped in their tracks. The joy of meeting friends for a coffee, of having a sociable pint in the local pub, bringing your partner to a cinema or a concert, going to Sunday Mass, even getting a bloody haircut.