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Adams expresses sympathy on death of Kevin Heffernan

25 January, 2013 - by Gerry Adams

Sinn Féin leader, Gerry Adams TD, expressed his sympathy to the bereaved family and friends “and Dubs and Gaels everywhere” at the death of Dublin footballing legend, Kevin Heffernan today.

“It is with great sadness that I heard of the death of Kevin Heffernan. While his prowess on the field is well known, it is as the manager which brought the Dublin footballers to glory in the seventies and eighties that he will be best remembered.”

“During some dark days in the North, the joy of watching or listening to those battles between the Dubs and Kerry brought excitement and joy to many football fans.

“I send my sympathy to his wife Mary and daughter Orla and to the Dubs and Gaels everywhere who are mourning his passing

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.

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