Tributes pour in for late Eugene McGee: He was an innovator in journalism and GAA management. Blunt, honest and didn’t suffer fools.

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Tributes pour in for late Eugene McGee: He was an innovator in  journalism and GAA management. Blunt, honest and didn’t suffer fools.

Tributes pour in for late Eugene McGee: He was an innovator in journalism and GAA management. Blunt, honest and didn’t suffer fools.

News of Eugene McGee's sudden death has been greeted by widespread sadness and shock in the journalism and GAA world.

And ironically, while the former Longford Leader editor and managing director himself described social media as 'anti-social media', many tributes have been paid to him across various social media platforms.

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Eugene has been lauded as an innovator in journalism and GAA management and as person who was blunt, honest and didn’t suffer fools.

Here is a selection of tributes that have been posted on Twitter;