Eddie Nangle

Eddie Nangle talks about growing up in Enniscorthy during Wexford's glorious years in the 1950s. He recalls famous games he attended to at Croke Park and describes the journeys there and the celebrations after. He also mentions travels to matches by bike before he was born, in the 1930-1940s. He tells about his family involvement in the GAA and his wife's. He gives a record of his club's successes, Raparees-Starlights GAA and he discusses the developement of the club over the years. He talks about his involvement as an adminsitrator at club level but also at county level with the under-age committee. As a retired teacher he also discusses the role of the GAA in school on many levels. Eddie insists on what the GAA means for him, for the local community and for Wexford in general. He finally discusses some highlights and lowlights of the GAA from the 1970s to the 1990s and mentions his favourites players.

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