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'A man of integrity. A man of dignity' - Pete McGrath on Eamonn Burns

Pete McGrath was the manager who guided the county to All-Ireland wins in 1991 and 1994. He recalls the immense contribution that Eamonn Burns made to those teams and pays tribute to the man behind the jersey...

The Down 1994 team pictured earlier this year at a reunion dinner at the Canal Court Hotel, with Eamonn Burns pictured far left in the middle row.
APART from being an outstanding natural footballer, the two words I’d associate with Éamonn Burns are integrity and dignity. The news of his death is just so sad and sudden. Devastatin[...]

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