Preparing to clash the ash

On Friday, at a ceremony in the Great Southern hotel in Killarney, Nickey Brennan will step out of the shadows and assume his place at the top table of Irish public life.

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Ian Kehoe

15th April, 2006

On Friday, at a ceremony in the Great Southern hotel in Killarney, Nickey Brennan will step out of the shadows and assume his place at the top table of Irish public life.

As incoming president of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), the Kilkenny-born accountant is not just taking control of a sporting body; he is inheriting the deeds to a cultural phenomenon.

He will head an organisation that boasts more members than all the political...

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