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GAA boss recalls man of decency; Seamus Brennan: 1948-2008 Tributes pour in as former minister loses his fight with cancer.

GAA president Nickey Brennan spoke warmly of late Sports Minister yesterday.

The gaelic chief worked closely with Mr Brennan on the controversial player grants issue.

He said: "I would like to extend my condolences to his wife Ann and family.

"We always found him a courteous, decent man.

"He should have had a lot of living to do yet. At 60, it's all too young."

The Gaelic Players Association also said they were saddened by the death.

In a statement they said: "We would like to offer his family our sincere condolences."

We always found him to be a decent and courteous man He should've had a lot of living to do - 60 is too young

GAA PRESIDENT NICKEY BRENNAN YESTERDAY
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jul 10, 2008
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