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McConville to kick-start fifth season of Croke Park Legends Tours

McConville to kick-start fifth season of Croke Park Legends Tours

28th June 2012

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The hugely popular GAA Museum Legends Tour Series returns to Croke Park for a fifth season in the coming weeks when former Armagh and Crossmaglen Rangers All-Ireland winner Oisín McConville revisits the scene of some of his most memorable moments in a glittering football career.

The annual series, which started in 2008, has been a huge hit with followers of both football and hurling, providing visitors with a unique ‘behind-the-scenes’ tour through the hands-on perspective of their hurling and Gaelic football heroes.

These special tours provide fans with an unforgettable opportunity to hear memories and anecdotes first hand from players who thrilled Croke Park crowds and became household names in the process.

Legends who have participated in previous years include Eoin Liston, Michéal Ó Muircheartaigh, Jimmy Keaveney, Babs Keating, Eddie Keher, Seán Boylan, Mick O’Dwyer, Jimmy Barry Murphy, Colm O’Rourke, Anthony Daly, Brian Cody, Brian Mullins, Joe McDonagh, Brian Whelehan, Bernard Flynn, Séamus Moynihan and Tony Hanahoe.

The 2012 Legends Tour Series details are as follows:
 
• Oisín McConville – Thursday 12th July 7.00pm
• Pat Spillane – Saturday 21st July 2.30pm
• George O’Connor – Thursday 26th July 7.00pm 
• Liam Hayes – Thursday 2nd August 7.00pm
• Jamesie O’Connor – Saturday 11th August 11.30am 
• Diarmuid O’Sullivan – Saturday 18th August 11.30am
• Martin McHugh – Saturday 25th August 2.30pm

All tours include a trip to the recently-refurbished GAA Museum, which is home to many exclusive exhibits, including the Sam Maguire and Liam MacCarthy Cups, as well as the new temporary exhibition ‘GAA - A Global Phenomenon’, which is now open running until Spring 2013.

Booking for the 2012 Legends Tour Series is essential as places are limited. Click here for further information and on-line booking. 

Pictured above - James O'Connor, an All Ireland medal winner with Clare in 1995 and 1997 and Martin McHugh, himself a winner with Donegal in 1992, in attendance at the announcement that the hugely popular GAA Museum Legends Tour Series' returns, in the coming weeks, to Croke Park for a fifth season.