Micheál Jones

Michael Jones discusses his childhood in Bagenalstown his parents’ interest in the GAA. He talks about his time in the army and playing hurling and football. He talks about school and the Christian Brothers. He then discusses his earliest memories of the GAA before talking about his playing career and his training. He talks of bringing hurleys to hurlers in Antrim. He talks of the local clubs and being President of both and what that means to him. He talks of his time in administration and of the importance of amateurism and volunteers. He discusses the place of the club in the community and the role women play in it. He talks about the decisions made by the GAA and his optimism for the GAA as well as Ireland. Finally, he tells of not being able to name the best team he ever saw as too much has changed over the years.

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