Name: Cathal Freeman
Lives: Tooreen Age: 29
Working from home or just at home?
I’m studying from home and our classes are well structured for that type of teaching.
Strangest thing you do to pass the time?
YouTube deep-dives on Formula 1 and watching Reeling In The Years.
What’s the best thing about going nowhere?
It gives you more time for the important things in life - like sleeping.
Best thing about social distancing?
Giving you the excuse for getting in touch with people you haven’t spoken to in a long time.
Worst thing about social distancing?
Not being able to see family/friends casually.
Favourite song to wash your hands to?
Conor McGregor’s sisters’ ‘Da neeeeeck’ voice recording.
What’s your guilty pleasure TV show?
Which three celebrity guests would you invite to your Zoom party?
Daniel Ricciardo (Formula 1 driver), Bill Gates, Padraig O’Hora (Hell Week champion).
What’s your most prized possession at the moment?
I think your health being your wealth has never been truer than now.
First thing you’ll do when the lockdown ends?
Either a session in a pub or a pitch, whichever is organised first.
One old match you’d love to watch back?
Tooreen vs Ballyhaunis, 2006. County semi-final. My debut for Tooreen at 16 years-old. Ran on as a sub. Derek Walsh (current Mayo manager and good friend) asked me when they let me out of the creche? I asked him when they let him out of the old folk’s home.
My ribs didn’t enjoy the response I got.
What do you miss most about training?
The messing in the dressing room and the feeling of satisfaction after a hard session.
Sum up Coronavirus in three words?
Stay. At. Home.