Saturday 18 November 2017

In pictures: An animated John O'Shea joins a host of sporting stars for All Ireland final in Croke Park

John O'Shea, left, and Shane Duffy during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Galway and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
John O'Shea, left, and Shane Duffy during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Galway and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

The stars were out in force at Croke park today to watch Galway and Waterford battle it out in the All Ireland hurling final.

Sporting stars included Ireland rugby coach Joe Schmidt, former Ireland star and waterford man John O'Shea, Stephen Hunt, Jason McAteer and commentator Graeme Souness.

Enda Kenny, Bertie Ahern, Mary McAleese  and Micheál Martin were present from the political world.

John O'Shea, left, and Shane Duffy during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Galway and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
John O'Shea, left, and Shane Duffy during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Galway and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
03/09/2017 Joe Schmidt at the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final between Waterford & Galway in Croke Park, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
03/09/2017 Tommy Tiernan & John Bishop at the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final between Waterford & Galway in Croke Park, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
03/09/2017 Maurice Ahern & Bertie Ahern at the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final between Waterford & Galway in Croke Park, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
03/09/2017 John O' Shea at the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final between Waterford & Galway in Croke Park, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
03/09/2017 Martin McAleese & Mary McAleese at the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final between Waterford & Galway in Croke Park, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
03/09/2017 Sean O' Brien at the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final between Waterford & Galway in Croke Park, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
03/09/2017 Kevin Kilbane at the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final between Waterford & Galway in Croke Park, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
3 September 2017; Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny prior to the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Galway and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
3 September 2017; Golfer Shane Lowry, right, arrives prior to the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Galway and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
3 September 2017; Former Republic of Ireland International Stephen Hunt arrives prior to the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Galway and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
3 September 2017; Former Soccer players Steve McManaman, right, and Jason McAteer prior to the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Galway and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
3 September 2017; Former Meath Footballer Graham Geraghty arrives prior to the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Galway and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
3 September 2017; Leinster Senior Coach Stuart Lancaster arrives prior to the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Galway and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
3 September 2017; Micheál Martin TD arrives prior to the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Galway and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

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