First off Barry, we know you were once an LoI player yourself, what forced your choice to quit and start playing intermediate?
I was at
Okay, and now you play for
Yeah, and how did it feel when you heard Kilkenny had gone into administration and that you would not be playing for them anymore?
It was a massive disappointment at the time, I had enjoyed playing senior football and playing in places like turners cross and
Would you hope that You could still go back and play football in one of
To be honest a lot of time and travelling is involved and I’m currently studying for my degree in the university of limerick to become a P.E teacher so I’m focused on that and love playing with Clonmel Town and the club is run as well as any First Division League of Ireland sides.
Okay, and were you proud last year that you got a crowd big enough to make any majour side drool for that match the FAI Junior cup semi-final?
Yeah there was a massive crowd at the game and it was an incredible atmosphere and a fantastic advertisement for amateur football. There would rarely be that many at a First Division League of Ireland game. Unfortunately though the only memories I have of that day are bad ones. When you lose semi finals the atmosphere or the occasion are no consolation
Yeah, did you feel you played well enough to reach the final?
No we never turned up on the day and were completely outplayed and Saint Michaels were deserving winners. It was the second semi final in a row we have lost so here’s hoping for 3rd time lucky.
Okay, well I am almost out of time so I will ask you the days random question:
What did you think of the Dunmanway FC v
We would like to thank Barry for his time and to our reporter Donagh Corby for asking the questions