Gaelic football legend Eugene McGee has died

Story by Paul Fitzpatrick

Sunday, 5th May, 2019 11:08am

Gaelic football legend Eugene McGee has died

The late Eugene McGee.

Eugene McGee, who managed Offaly to the 1982 All-Ireland SFC title and later managed the Cavan senior football team, has died.

A native of Aughnacliffe, Co Longford, McGee, who was in his late 70s, was a hugely-respected figure in GAA circles nationwide.

McGee was formerly the Managing Editor of the Longford Leader and the Cavan Leader and wrote a popular Gaelic football column with the Irish Independent for many years.

It is understood that he took ill after a family function yesterday. He is survived by his wife Marian and children Conor and Linda.

More to follow.

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