More Than a Game

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More Than a Game

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Con Houlihan was, quite simply, one of Ireland's finest sports writers. Over a lengthy career, Con covered many of the greatest Irish and international sporting events, from classic gaelic football and hurling finals to soccer and rugby world cups, the Olympics and memorable race meetings at home and abroad. He has also written about sports biggest stars, from George Best to Muhammad Ali. 

More Than a Game gathers together the finest examples of his sports journalism from the mid-1970s to the early 2000s. Let Con be your guide to some of the greatest moments and characters in world sport.

About the Author 

Con was born, as he put it himself, in the hill country above Castle Island on the 6th of December 1925, in a blizzard. After working as a teacher he began writing as a journalist producing a column three times a week for the Evening Press. Now he writes for a variety of publications, including the Sunday World and Magill Magazine. Aged 86, Con passed away on 4 August 2012.

ISBN: 9781907593246

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