Voices from Croke Park : The Stories of 12 GAA Heroes
Format: Trade Paper
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
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Croke Park is the spiritual home of Gaelic football and hurling, where the dreams of ambition are realised. The essays in Voices from Croke Park chart the journeys of 12 true greats of the games.The footballers featured are Bernard Flynn (Meath), Mikey Sheehy (Kerry), Ciar n Whelan (Dublin), Anthony Molloy (Donegal), Peter Canavan (Tyrone), Liam McHale (Mayo) and Cork footballer and hurler Jimmy Barry-Murphy. From hurling, Eamonn Oâ€™Donoghue (Cork), Tony Keady (Galway), DJ Carey (Kilkenny), Gerard McGrattan (Down) and Michael Duignan (Offaly) are interviewed.This collection is a paean to the heroes who take to the stage every year carrying the hopes of their county. Each player profiled in Voices from Croke Park has helped shape the rich history of football and hurling, and their stories are vividly brought to life by Irelandâ€™s leading sportswriters.
Seán Potts is the author of two bestselling GAA biographies, of Páidí Ó Sé and Dessie Farrell. Formerly an editor for the Irish Independent and the Evening Herald, he is now head of communications with the Gaelic Players Association, the official representative body for Ireland's top GAA players.