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Richie McCarthy, Anthony Daly, Franny Forde and Martin Storey revisit what it's like to end an All-Ireland famine

As Waterford bid to end a 61-year wait for Liam MacCarthy on Sunday, Limerick, Clare, Galway and Wexford legends explain what it meant to their counties

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Martin Storey savours Wexford’s 1996 victory. Photo: Brendan Moran/SPORTSFILE

Martin Storey savours Wexford’s 1996 victory. Photo: Brendan Moran/SPORTSFILE

Martin Storey savours Wexford’s 1996 victory. Photo: Brendan Moran/SPORTSFILE

There was a moment during a Limerick psychology session with Caroline Currid two years ago when the winning mentality possessed by a new-look Treaty squad really hit home to Richie McCarthy.

McCarthy had soldiered for the guts of a decade in green and white without any national success at that stage, but the influx of many prodigious underage talents would quickly change that, as well as his outlook.


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