“Light the bonfires we’re coming home,” declared Mullinalaghta captain Shane Mulligan as the all-conquering history makers celebrated their triumph in today’s AIB Leinster Club Senior Football Championship Final.
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Mullinalaghta were truly heroic and their memorable deeds will provide Longford GAA with a huge fillip.
Remarkably, in 1968 Longford won their only Leinster Senior Football Championship title and fifty years on, the county now has a club worthy to call provincial champions.