John Campbell

John Campbell talks about the important role the GAA club plays in his life. He spoke about his first attempts to play the game right through to playing for Erin’s Isle Club. His interest in GAA led him to train teams both at Beneavin College where he worked and Na Fianna Club where both his 2 children play. After retiring from teaching in 2007, he continued his involvement in the GAA by commencing work as a Tour Guide in the GAA Museum. He has also co-written a book on the history of Erin's Isle cub. The main themes covered in this interview are: earliest memories, early attempts to play the game, club involvement, the importance of the club in the community, celebrations, highlights and lowlights, favourite GAA team of all time, GAA hero, role as manager, training methods, the voluntary ethos.

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