Tyrone GAA bible is online

An Interesting find I discovered among the remnants of Tyrone County Board’s old web site is the entire PDF of Joe Martin’s bible of Tyrone GAA.

First published in 1984, ‘The GAA in Tyrone: The Long Road to Glory’ has required some much-needed updates thanks to the success of Tyrone’s minor, under-21 and senior teams in the past decade. The particular digital edition hosted on the county board website takes the reader up to the glory of 2003, although I believe there is a more recent 2005 edition.

The book is essential for those in Tyrone serious about their GAA, chronicling the origins of Gaelic games in the O’Neill County from its infancy at the turn of the century, through each decade since.

Tyrone’s prolific 21st Century success has kept Joe Martin on his toes, and no doubt the man is hard at work on an update for his tome, by adding the 2008 All-Ireland senior and minor championships, as well as the 2010 minor team who took Tommy Markham back North once again.

Of course I recommend you actually buy a hard copy yourself, however until then, have a look through Joe Martin’s labour of love and engross yourself in the world of Tyrone GAA.

About AldousDuke
Mid Tyrone journalist, not so freelance any more.

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