Former All-Ireland winning manager and Longford native Eugene McGee has passed away.
The Longford man led Offaly to the 1982 All Ireland senior football title of 1982 and Leinster titles of 1980, ’81 and ’82,
Eugene McGee gave a life-time of service to football and managed the Irish International Rules team and also served as Cavan manager.
The journalist was a former managing editor of the Longford Leader newspaper and served as the chair of the Football Review Committee.
Sunday Sport paid tribute to Eugene McGee.
Dave Hooper spoke to
Shannonside Northern Sound broadcaster Joe Finnegan
Longford GAA commentator John Duffy,
Former Longford manager and Current St Mel’s Principal Declan Rowley
Longford GAA secretary Peter O’Reilly
Former Offaly captain Richie Connor
and former Longford Leader editor Shiela O’Reilly
Take a listen to the tribute here: