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  • 10. Jarlath Burns: Family, Football and the Life of the GAA President

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    Our guest for Season 3 Episode 10 of the GAA Minor Moments podcast with Electric Ireland is former Armagh footballer and current GAA president Jarlath Burns. For our final episode this season, Jarlath reflects on his journey through life, growing up and playing for his club Silverbridge and the influence that the GAA had on his upbringing. Looking back on his days at Minor and on to Senior, Jarlath reminisces about how special it was to put on the orange jersey that was so sacred to him growing up. Jarlath also gives an insight into what a normal week looks like for him, and the sense of enjoyment he gets from his role as GAA President.Listen back to well known Irish stars will share memories from their early sporting careers and reflect on the defining moments from playing Minor and how that shaped them both on and off the pitch.You can now listen to over 30 interviews with some of the most legendary names in GAA and Irish sport including Hurler’s of the Year winners Richie Hogan, Jamesie O’Connor, Michael Fennelly and Brian Whelahan and Footballer’s of Year winners Alan Brogan, Sean Cavanagh and Kieran Donnehy. You can hear from GAA legends like Anthony Daly, Michael Murphy, Conal Keaney and Seanie McGrath.Hear fascinating deep dives into coaching, the evolution of tactics and the psychology of sport from revolutionary coaches like Eamonn O’Shea, Tony Griffin, Derek McGrath and Billy Walsh. We have legends from other sports whose sporting careers started with the GAA like Shane Horgan, Mick Galwey, Bressie, Danny O’Reilly, Niall Quinn and Aussie Rules stars Colin O’Riordan and Orla O’Dwyer.You can hear from camogie legends like Ann Downey, Jane Adam, Eimer Ryan and Ursula Jacob to name just a few.  For more information on the Electric Ireland Camogie Minor Championships go to https://www.electricireland.ie/camogie-minor-championships. For more information on the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships go to https://www.electricireland.ie/gaa-minor-championships. Produced and hosted by Fergal O’Keeffe at https://lume.ie

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  • 9. Shane Horgan: Leinster, Lions and Lighting up Croke Park

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    Our guest for Season 3 Episode 9 of the GAA Minor Moments podcast with Electric Ireland is former Meath Minor and former Leinster and Ireland Rugby player Shane Horgan.Horgan takes a look back at growing up in Bellewstown and the influence GAA had on his life from playing in Cumann na mBunscol, to representing Meath as a minor, to representing his country on the Irish Rugby team. Horgan speaks on his career in Leinster and how influential his dad John was in his career. He highlights the Lions Tour in 2005 as being an experience of a lifetime, as well as speaking on his iconic try scored in Croke Park against England in the 2007 Six Nations.Every Tuesday well known Irish stars will share memories from their early sporting careers and reflect on the defining moments from playing Minor and how that shaped them both on and off the pitch.For more information on the Electric Ireland Camogie Minor Championships got to https://www.electricireland.ie/camogie-minor-championships.For more information on the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships go to https://www.electricireland.ie/gaa-minor-championships.Produced and hosted by Fergal O’Keeffe at https://lume.ie#ThisIsMajor
  • 8. Derek McGrath: Mindset, Mental Prep and Standout Moments

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    Our guest for Season 3 Episode 8 of the GAA Minor Moments podcast with Electric Ireland is former Waterford player and manager, Derek McGrath.The Waterford native speaks on mindset and the emphasis on mental preparation nowadays, touching on some recent championship games and moments that have stood out for him particularly from a tactical viewpoint and he talks about the evolution of hurling this century.McGrath also takes a look back on his hurling career in Waterford playing across the minor, U20’s and senior panels.Every Tuesday well known Irish stars will share memories from their early sporting careers and reflect on the defining moments from playing Minor and how that shaped them both on and off the pitch. For more information on the Electric Ireland Camogie Minor Championships got to https://www.electricireland.ie/camogie-minor-championships. For more information on the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships go to https://www.electricireland.ie/gaa-minor-championships. Produced and hosted by Fergal O’Keeffe at https://lume.ie #ThisIsMajor 
  • 7. Tony Griffin; An All-Star, an Author and a Performance Specialist

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    Our guest for Season 3 Episode 7 of the GAA Minor Moments podcast with Electric Ireland is Former Clare hurling All-Star Tony Griffin.Griffin reminisces fondly on his minor days sharing memories and advice to those coming up the ranks now, emphasising that minor is the start point in many players careers – and to keep persevering if selection doesn’t go your way.Throughout the episode, Griffin revisits his time playing for Clare and some of the great stories and managers he came across along the way. He delves into life after hurling, where he works as a performance specialist with Kerry football.Fergal and Tony touch on many aspects of mindset and the importance of this side of the game. They speak about Griffin’s most recent book, ‘The Teenager’s Book of Life’, written to help teenagers navigate difficult stages of life, as well as exploring the mindsets of some of the best in the GAA, like David Clifford and Tony Kelly. Every Tuesday well known Irish stars will share memories from their early sporting careers and reflect on the defining moments from playing Minor and how that shaped them both on and off the pitch.For more information on the Electric Ireland Camogie Minor Championships got to https://www.electricireland.ie/camogie-minor-championships.For more information on the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships go to https://www.electricireland.ie/gaa-minor-championships.Produced and hosted by Fergal O’Keeffe at https://lume.ie#ThisIsMajor
  • 6. Richie Hogan: The Highlights of Minor Hurling and Seven All Irelands

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    Our guest for Season 3 Episode 6 of the GAA Minor Moments podcast with Electric Ireland is Kilkenny hurling legend Richie Hogan who was Hurler of the Year in 2014, winner of seven All-Ireland titles, 11 Leinster championships, five Allianz Hurling League medals, and four All-Stars.  Richie proudly reflects back to his Minor hurling days which he shows huge pride for throughout the episode. After missing out on the opportunity to take home a Minor Hurling All-Ireland medal, Richie expressed the disappointment he felt from this. During the episode, Richie and Fergal delve into the lengthy career of the Cats legend and visit a number of topics surrounding hurling at the moment. Richie extends his advice to minor players coming up through the ranks at the moment and tips Kilkenny to be the All-Ireland hurling champions of 2024.Every Tuesday well known Irish stars will share memories from their early sporting careers and reflect on the defining moments from playing Minor and how that shaped them both on and off the pitch.For more information on the Electric Ireland Camogie Minor Championships got to https://www.electricireland.ie/camogie-minor-championships.For more information on the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships go to https://www.electricireland.ie/gaa-minor-championships.Produced and hosted by Fergal O’Keeffe at https://lume.ie
  • 5. Alan Brogan: Minor Fuelling Senior and Family Pride

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    Title: . Our guest for Season 3 Episode 5 of the GAA Minor Moments podcast with Electric Ireland is Dublin’s Alan Brogan – winner of 3 All-Irelands and a Footballer of the Year award. Alan candidly shared his reflections on his Minor days and the pivotal moments that shaped his journey to a Footballer of The Year title in 2011. Alan, who played for the Dublin Minor team from 1999-2000, fondly recalls winning the Leinster Minor final in 1999. Brogan also emphasises the importance of these early experiences in elite sport, noting how they set the stage for his subsequent success. Every Tuesday well known Irish stars will share memories from their early sporting careers and reflect on the defining moments from playing Minor and how that shaped them both on and off the pitch.For more information on the Electric Ireland Camogie Minor Championships got to https://www.electricireland.ie/camogie-minor-championships.For more information on the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships go to https://www.electricireland.ie/gaa-minor-championships.Produced and hosted by Fergal O’Keeffe at https://lume.ie#ThisIsMajor
  • 4. Billy Walsh: Minor Days, Team USA & GAA Pride

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    Our guest for Season 3 Episode 4 of the GAA Minor Moments podcast with Electric Ireland is Wexford’s Billy Walsh – current Head Coach of Team USA Boxing.  Billy talks about his GAA-centric upbringing laying the foundations for his very successful career in boxing, both as an Olympian and Olympic Head Coach. Billy, who was headhunted by Team USA following his success with the Irish Olympic boxing team, speaks very honestly how his time playing minor football and hurling for Wexford formed lifelong friendships and taught lifelong lessons.  Every Tuesday well known Irish stars will share memories from their early sporting careers and reflect on the defining moments from playing Minor and how that shaped them both on and off the pitch.  For more information on the Electric Ireland Camogie Minor Championships got to https://www.electricireland.ie/camogie-minor-championships.  For more information on the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships go to https://www.electricireland.ie/gaa-minor-championships.  Produced and hosted by Fergal O’Keeffe at https://lume.ie  #ThisIsMajor