Laochra Gael tonight features Kerry's Aidan O'Mahony

February 02, 2023

Laochra Gael - Aidan O'Mahony

The 21st series of Laochra Gael continues tonight with the story of Kerry footballer, Aidan O’Mahony.

He overcame chronic health problems in his youth to take his place on one of the greatest teams of all time. But when he was in his prime, he became embroiled in controversy as the first GAA player to fail a drugs test.

His mental health deteriorated and after a spell in a treatment centre, he faced the greatest challenge of his life- to rediscover his purpose and his love of the game. He found both in a promise he made when his father passed away. 

Laochra Gael: Aidan O’Mahony, 9.30pm, TG4, Thursday 2nd Feburary

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