Pa Ranahan

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there” Will Rogers

By Pa Ranahan / June 24, 2022 /

As the dust settles on the Limerick Senior Footballers season, the review of same has begun. By any measurement, it was a year which delivered far beyond the pre-season expectations. Promotion to a level above Division Three for the first time since 2007. A first Munster Final appearance since 2010. And being disappointed not to make an All-Ireland Quarter Finalin the race for Sam Maguire.  What…

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Pa Ranahan | Killarney setback on Limerick’s climb but lessons to be learned from Kerry class

By Pa Ranahan / June 2, 2022 /

Pa Ranahan reflects on Limerick’s defeat to Kerry as the Kingdom illustrated what it takes to get to the summit of Gaelic Football

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Pa Ranahan | Don’t let the game pass you by, these are the sporting days of your life

By Pa Ranahan / May 27, 2022 /

A Munster Football Final in Killarney on a summer’s day. Marching behind the band. So many things will be running through players heads on that walk. Excitement. Nervous energy.

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Pa Ranahan | Diary of a Limerick fan as footballers men end twelve year wait for Munster final berth

By Pa Ranahan / May 18, 2022 /

Pa Ranahan reflects on his Munster Senior Football semi-final experience as Limerick end wait for provincial final place.

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Pa Ranahan | You have to strike while the iron’s hot and it’s glowing for Limerick football at the minute

By Pa Ranahan / April 8, 2022 /

When I was growing up, Limerick Football wasn’t on my radar. There is no excuse for that now. Players have never been more accessible.

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Pa Ranahan | The Limerick footballers need a positive reaction in Aughrim and this group has the quality to do just that

By Pa Ranahan / February 23, 2022 /

Pa Ranahan looks ahead to Saturday’s National Football League tie with Wicklow as the footballers aim to bounce back from the disappointing loss to Louth

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Pa Ranahan | “Anything is possible when you put the team ahead of yourself”

By Pa Ranahan / February 17, 2022 /

As last weekend showed, anything is possible. Especially when you put the team ahead of yourself.

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Pa Ranahan | Credit to Limerick who get the job done against the odds with a bright start to the League

By Pa Ranahan / February 1, 2022 /

Saturday evening in the TUS Gaelic Grounds delivered another chapter in the roller coaster that is Limerick Football.

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Pa Ranahan: Limerick must build on positives from McGrath Cup with good start in the League crucial

By Pa Ranahan / January 26, 2022 /

The league really is a results business. And Billy Lee and his management will know that this opening game could be crucial in determining how the league pans out.

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Pa Ranahan: As far as Limerick are concerned, Proposal B would be welcomed with open arms

By Pa Ranahan / October 20, 2021 /

There is a classic Father Ted scene which brought us the immortal line “Is there anything to be said for saying another Mass?” When Ted and the other priests are trying to think of ways to help Dougal get off the milk float, the best idea that they can come up with is the tried…

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