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Four years in purgatory: How All-Ireland heartbreak inspired Dublin veterans to finally get over the line

Dublin – The Class of 95

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Dublin suffered years of All-Ireland heartbreak before finally triumphing against Tyrone in 1995 (left). Image: Sportsfile.

Dublin suffered years of All-Ireland heartbreak before finally triumphing against Tyrone in 1995 (left). Image: Sportsfile.

Dublin suffered years of All-Ireland heartbreak before finally triumphing against Tyrone in 1995 (left). Image: Sportsfile.

"The final whistle sounded on Dublin’s fourth serious failure in as many years. I had now landed the hat-trick. We could have already eclipsed our illustrious forebears from the seventies by this stage but, instead, we were ultimate failures. The decade of the Duds."

Dessie Farrell from his autobiography, Tangled Up in Blue


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