Galbally continues to be central to the remarkable success of the Limerick senior hurlers. Better known as a Gaelic football stronghold, the village has produced the county's most successful ever bainisteoir (manager) in John Kiely.

The quietly spoken secondary school principal has fashioned a team of extraordinary talent into a hurling force that may yet go down as 'one of the greats'.

After winning 3 All-Ireland titles in a row, there's no reason why Limerick's passionate fans can't dream of 4 – or more!

Galbally takes justifiable pride in John's achievements and this week, locals are busy preparing …. 

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