Derry Murphy

Derry Murphy discusses his GAA involvement both in his native West Cork, and also in West Kerry, where he relocated to work for the Department of Agriculture. He describes his participation on football teams in various clubs in both counties, including Urhan, Waterville, and Dingle. Derry also reflects on his administrative roles within the GAA and in the wider rural community, serving on such committees as Dingle GAA Club, the Kerry County Board, Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta, the West Kerry Agricultural Show, and Coiste na Gaeltachta. He considers the significant advances made by the GAA in opening Croke Park to rugby and repealing the bans on security forces and foreign games and sports. Finally, Derry discusses the impact of the GAA on his personal life.

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