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24/10/2021

Longford All Time Greats: Profile #15 Liam Mulvihill

Longford All Time Greats: Profile #15 Liam Mulvihill

Longford All Time Greats: Profile #15 Liam Mulvihill

Kenagh native Liam Mulvihill served as Director-General of the Gaelic Athletic Association from 1979 until 2008.

Over the course of his 29-year tenure he oversaw some of the major changes within the GAA, most notably the redevelopment of Croke Park between 1993 and 2005, the abolition of Rule 21 (2001) and Rule 42 (2007).

He was educated at St Mel's College, where he won a Hogan Cup medal in 1963, and later qualified as a primary school teacher from St Patrick's College in Dublin.

Mulvihill played Gaelic football with Kenagh and at all grades with Longford before becoming involved in administration.

He served as Longford GAA County Board Chairman between 1970 and '74.

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