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Quickfire Questions with Fintan McManamon


Quickfire Questions

Name: Fintan McManamon
Age: 19
Club: Burrishoole
Nickname: Finny
Occupation: Oyster farmer.

Pre-match meal?
Chicken and rice.

Favourite player growing up?
Michael Murphy.

Best away day room-mate?
I had the honour of rooming with Paddy ‘Glue’ Cannon in Letterkenny. While we were drinking he was too busy spending his money on Paddy Power. Sound lad though.

Who would headline your house-party?
Ciaran ‘Granda’ Burke. The man loves singing a rendition of Foggy Dew when he’s baloobas.

First song they would play?
Foggy Dew.

You win the Lotto, first thing you would buy?
I would buy my brother, Padraig, some clothes as he is always stealing mine.

Favourite TV show?
In the middle of watching Blue Mountain State and I’m hooked.

Earliest GAA memory growing up?
Nulty (Darragh McNulty) winning the Kick Fada tournament in Parke. He had some boot on him for a 14 year-old, although it wasn’t the most accurate kick!

Who is the joker in the dressing-room?
Padraic Moran or Padraic Holmes. Tough to call but never a dull moment when they are around .

Favourite holiday destination?
Magaluf. Damien Chambers still isn’t right after his week over there #Gunshow.

Most memorable sporting moment?
Getting to the Hogan Cup Final in Croke Parke with Rice College.

Who is the best player you have played alongside?
Jack Hanley. The man WAS unbelievably good.

Who is the best player you have played against?
Tiernan Kelly from St Ronan’s, Lurgan. Had a good battle with him in the Hogan Cup Final.

Best thing about being a Burrishoole footballer?
The winning feeling with friends and family – no better feeling.

Worst thing about being a Burrishoole footballer?
Pre-season with Colm Mc! Pays off though.

Can you tell us an interesting fact about yourself?
I have an awful fear of flying.

Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Turkey rashers, eggs and steak, if Micheál Moran doesn’t come to the house and eat it all.

Best advice you ever got?
Have no regrets.



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