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Player burnout, the club v county split and financial unfairness – the GAA’s next president will have a lot on his plate

Tomás Ó Sé


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Larry McCarthy is the first overseas president of the GAA. Photo: Sportsfile

Larry McCarthy is the first overseas president of the GAA. Photo: Sportsfile

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Larry McCarthy is the first overseas president of the GAA. Photo: Sportsfile

A Uachtarán tofa, a chara,

Heartiest congratulations on your election, a monumental watershed for our diaspora in general and, specifically, the GAA community abroad.

This feels different, exciting. I've often felt that to people exiled from home, the Association has an even deeper, more fundamental presence in their lives than for those of us for whom membership has a much simpler context.