A photographic memoir that paints a vivid picture of Limerick’s journey to the hurling summit has been unveiled today with the launch of ‘Treaty Triumph!’.
Produced by the country’s leading sports photographic agency, Sportsfile, the superb pictorial parade that tells the story in over 200 captivating images of the unforgettable year for Limerick hurling fans was officially launched by Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, Cllr James Collins.
Mayor James Collins recounted his visit to the Gaelic Grounds at the start of the season and the special memories the hurlers’ accomplishment gave to everyone, including his son:
“We all have our special memories, but I know I have a little 12-year-old at home, that has a huge special memory of joy, that you brought to him. Even so much so, that he has started playing Gaelic Games.”
Sponsored by Limerick City and County Council, the 168-page book is made up of images captured by Sportsfile’s team of photographers as they followed Limerick from their victory over Cork, on December 30, 2017, in the Co-Op Superstores Munster Hurling League right through to the All-Ireland Final.
Ray McManus, founder of Sportsfile, “I have worked with our staff over the past 21 years producing A Season of Sundays and while Treaty Triumph! is a little different, it is one of the best books we have produced. It really captures the true spirit of the game of hurling and the efforts of the Limerick squad and indeed of their massive band of supporters.”
Limerick GAA Secretary Mike O’Riordan said, “In our lifetimes, it will be hard to have a year, and a single moment like what we all experienced on August 19 last, that we will enjoy and remember as much as this.”
He added, “The proceeds from this will go to directly back to Limerick GAA and we are very grateful to Limerick City and County Council for getting behind this book and enabling us get it to market for just €19.95.”
Produced in conjunction with celebrated GAA writer Damian Lawlor and the Limerick players themselves, the book is on sale from tomorrow at all usual outlets.
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