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Quickfire questions with Paul Tiernan



Quickfire Questions

Name: Paul Tiernan
Club: Ballinrobe Age: 30+
Occupation: Electronic Engineer

Tell us something about yourself we don’t know?
I have a famous cousin called Tommy!

A night in, or a big night out?
A big night in.

What’s your favourite TV show?
I’m back watching Prison Break at the moment.

Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Milk, butter, and an ice pack.

Which three guests would you invite to your dinner party?
Beyoncé, Rita Ora and Adrian Flannery. We’d get answers then.

Who’s your ideal date?
I’d have to say Orla Tiernan.

What makes you nervous?
When the game is in injury-time and we’re two points up.

What’s been your worst holiday?
I went on a fairly septic one to Ayia Napa with Kevin Murphy and Shane Owens back in the day.

Any football superstitions?
I don’t put on my gloves until I get out on the pitch.

Biggest messer in your dressing-room?
Felim Reilly has taken over the reins from Keith McTigue. Big boots to fill but it’s in his blood.

What do you miss most about being a kid?
Passing notes.

What’s your most prized possession?
I’ve a few county medals. Good days.

Most under-rated player in Mayo club football?
Keep an eye out for our young guns Peter Butler and Peter Walsh.

Last time you cried?
I nearly did “a Peter Stan” on it at the wedding but thought better of it.

Best thing about being a club footballer?
That special camaraderie that exists between club footballers.

Worst thing about being a club footballer?
Cold showers.

Best advice you ever got?
If you end up in a barbershop with two barbers, choose the barber with the worst haircut.

Three things you’d bring to a desert island?
A hen, a rooster, and a hatchet.

Favourite Mayo county footballer?
Ciaran McDonald. An unassuming lad with extraordinary football ability.

Describe yourself in three words?
Competitive, genuine, fast!

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