Tributes Pour in for Cork GAA Legend Eamonn Ryan

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The Watergrasshill man sadly passed away with a battle win cancer, he coached the Cork ladies footballers winning the first All-Ireland with them in 2005 and went on to win nine All-Ireland’s in 10 years, incredible to say the least, here are just some of the tributes paid to the great man on twitter;

He was also a selector with the Cork senior mens team that won that famous All-Ireland in 2010 against Down in the final played at Croke Park, the last All-Ireland that Cork have won in either football or hurling.

LGFA President Marie Hickey also paid tribute to Eamonn Ryan saying;

“Eamonn’s managerial genius was very much to the fore as Cork won five successive TG4 All-Ireland Senior titles from 2005-2009, and another five-in-a-row from 2011-2015, while he was in charge,” said Hickey.

“Eamonn had a unique bond with the players he worked alongside, who all speak of his influence in glowing terms. Many of us in the LGFA also had the opportunity to get to know Eamonn on a personal level over the course of many years.

“I am deeply saddened to learn of Eamonn’s passing and he leaves behind an incredible legacy.

“On behalf of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association, I wish to pass on our sincere condolences to Eamonn’s family and friends at this very sad time.”

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