The world was a very different place in ’61. No Sunday Game to re-live the match action; in fact, RTE had not even begun broadcasting until December of that year so all the match action could only be ‘seen’ on the ‘wireless’.
Back at home, we had two meteorological phenomenons – a cyclone in Mayo caused by Hurricane Debbie and Barry McGuigan, the Clones Cyclone, was born. We even had Royal guests that year – Prince Ranier and Princess Grace of Monaco paid us a visit. But for our Dublin hurlers the only historic event was their winning the Leinster Senior Championship that year.
David Treacy, Paul Schütte, Oisin Gough & Marc Schütte
David & Larry brought the Bob O’Keeffe Trophy to the Cuala Summer Camp
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