"I'll Never Forget The Joy" - Fr. Sean Heaney On His Offaly Odyssey

Brothers Fr. Seamus and Fr. Sean Heaney dropped into studio to talk about their life in gaelic games.

The former parish priest of Tullamore oversaw the Faithful County's most legendary years.

The visionary priest behind Offaly's rise to GAA folklore is reflecting on his time as chairperson of the faithful county.

Father Sean Heaney, former parish priest of Tullamore, oversaw a remarkable transformation from the mid 70s to the early 80s.

The high point in many people's eyes was stopping the great Kerry footballers of the era, in winning a fifth All Ireland title in 1982.

However Father Sean says it was Offaly's first ever provincial hurling title is his most cherished memory.

He looks back on his time with Midlands 103's David Hollywood:


Fr. Sean was joined by his brother Fr. Seamus, who was vice chairperson with Meath GAA.

Here's their full conversation about their relationship with gaelic games:

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