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Donal Mcanallen - The Pursuit of Perfection - 9781844883646 - KEX0307745
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The Pursuit of Perfection

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Description for The Pursuit of Perfection Paperback. 8vo. Illustrated First edition in paperback.The Gaelic Athletic Association is an Irish sporting and cultural organisation.It promotes traditional Irish sports including hurling, gaelic football , camogie and handball
In 2001, Cormac McAnallen was voted Young Footballer of the Year. In 2003, he helped Tyrone to its first-ever All-Ireland championship win, and was named an All-Star. He was, by any measure, one of the best and most promising young footballers in Ireland. But in March 2004, Cormac McAnallen died suddenly of an undetected heart condition. He was, truly, a young star cut down just as he entered his prime. As he worked his way up through the ranks of club, school and inter-county football, Cormac almost always had his brother Dónal - just a year older - by ... Read more

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Penguin Ireland
Used, Very Good
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London, Ireland
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About Donal Mcanallen
Dónal McAnallen is a former national treasurer and secretary of Comhairle Ardoideachais, the GAA's Higher Education Council, and the author of The Cups That Cheered: A History of the Sigerson, Fitzgibbon and Higher Education Gaelic Games.

Reviews for The Pursuit of Perfection
Exceptional ... Unique and compelling, raw and moving ... Much better than any myth or legend
Paul Rouse
Irish Examiner
Beautifully told
Dermot Crowe
Sunday Independent
A touching, sometimes bracing biography ... It feels like a final word, the family's last say on how he lived and how he died and how he ought ... Read more

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