Roscommon Football Legends 1977-80

The Roscommon Football Legends book, pays tribute to the 1977-80 team, was recently launched across County Roscommon.

The book, in association with Pieta House, is jam-packed with interviews and reflections plus 170 images from that time.

Despite the disappointment of losing the 1980 All-Ireland Final, Roscommon supporters were treated to four great years as they watched that 1977-80 team win four Connacht titles in a row and National League honours in 1979. The team was also full of household names, not least the late Dermot Earley.


Author of the book Richard Canny discussed the great team with Shannonside Northern Sounds John Lynch