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Dónal Óg's scaremongering on club v county debate is straight out of the Donald Trump playbook

Pat Spillane


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Donal Og Cusack. Photo: Sportsfile

Donal Og Cusack. Photo: Sportsfile

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Donal Og Cusack. Photo: Sportsfile

Civil wars and splits are a recurring theme in Irish history.

So I guess it’s not surprising that the GAA is now experiencing a kind of civil war, centred on the ongoing club-versus-county conflict.

In that context, the recent comments of GAA president-elect Larry McCarthy were informative.