Gus Lohan

Gus Lohan reflects on his lifelong involvement with the GAA in Galway, Dublin, Monaghan, and Clare. He explains how his career as a garda resulted in him relocating and changing clubs. He outlines the successes of those clubs, including Aughrim and Newmarket-on-Fergus GAA Clubs. Gus also discusses his inter-county career playing for both Galway and Clare and the training involved at this level. He considers how membership of a GAA club benefited him as a garda and ponders the significance of GAA clubs in rural communities. In addition, Gus reflects on the lifting of the ban on foreign games. Finally, he discusses his sons' playing careers and describes the social advantages of his GAA involvement.

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