Posted by eir GAA
Sunday 27 September 1964
John Donnellan lifted the cup for Galway in 1964 against Kerry in the first part of their three-in-a-row but later found out that his father Mick had died in the stands during the game. Michael Donnellan, a senior All-Ireland winner himself in 1934 and a Dáil deputy, collapsed in the Hogan Stand just before the start of the second half.
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