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Quickfire questions with Liam Irwin


Quickfire Questions

Name: Liam Irwin
Age: 24
Lives: Breaffy 
Occupation: Business Development Executive for Oradeo Recruitment Ltd.

What’s your idea of perfect happiness?
Ah that’s a tough one. I’m pretty happy now. Maybe lining out for a big game on a summer’s day in Breaffy, it’s like a carpet. Gerry Bourke is doing a great job!

Which living person do you most admire?
Ian O’Connell – really inspirational guy.

What’s your greatest extravagance?
Probably booking a two week holiday to NYC/Chicago that I went on back in May without knowing how I’d actually fund it. Definitely worth it though.

What’s your favourite journey?
Heading home from work on a Friday sending a lip sync video with the sunglasses on to a very select few on Snapchat.

What or who is the love of your life?
That would be my beautiful and extremely patient girlfriend, Emer. She is actually the Kiltane physio. Thankfully she is on duty with the Mayo ladies on Sunday. Still high levels of tension between us this week.

When and where were you happiest?
Playing any kind of sport – good for the mind.

Which talent would you most like to have?
Sang the odd duet with Tommy O’Reilly and Mike Hall on our travels, so I wouldn’t mind being able to back it up (drown it out) with a bit of a guitar or piano cameo.

What’s your greatest achievement?
All-Ireland’s at Minor and U-21 level, along with a county title at Minor – they were special.

What’s your most treasured possession?
It would have to be a watch I got off my Mum for my 21st birthday.

What’s your favourite pastime?
Fifa, I’m rarely beaten. And most recently a bit of golf.

What’s the quality you most like in a person?
The ability to build confidence in others.

Who are your favourite footballers?
Growing up it would have been Ciarán McDonald and the Gooch.

What’s your motto?
“Let the runners run and the ballers ball” - might be stealing that one from Fionán Duffy.


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