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County Final Memory: Barrowhouse end years of hurt by claiming intermediate football glory in 1980

The Barrowhouse team that won the Laois intermediate football title in 1980: Back row, left to right - Paddy Howe, Dom Whelan, Gerry Daly, Liam Langton, John Langton, Joe Brennan, Charlie Prendergast. Front Row, left to right - Mike Brennan, Christy Langton, Martin Howe, Ignatius Brennan, Joe Prendergast, Dom Brennan, Eugene Brennan, Jack Kenny.

Barrowhouse 2-10 St Manman’s 1-6 1980 Laois IFC Final There are few clubs that had to endure as much final heartbreak before finally winning their first Laois intermediate football title as much as Barrowhouse. The club lost eight finals before their breakthrough success in 1980. In 1949, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1975, 1977 and 1979…


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