Kerry football legend Jerome O’Shea has died aged 87

Conor O’Shea’s father won three All-Ireland medals with the Kingdom during 1950s

Kerry legend Jerome O’Shea has died aged 87. Photograph: RTE

Kerry legend Jerome O’Shea has died aged 87. Photograph: RTE

 

Kerry football legend Jerome O’Shea has died aged 87.

O’Shea was a three-time All-Ireland winner with the Kingdom, lifting Sam Maguire in 1953, 1955 and 1959.

Following his playing career, the St Mary’s corner-back went on to present RTÉ’s first weekly Gaelic Games television show, ‘GAA World of Sport.’

O’Shea’s son Conor is a former Ireland rugby international and the current head coach of Italy.

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