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VIDEO: Banner men go accordion mad in Croke Park dressing room

It features Brendan Bugler, Marty Morrissey and a rogue Irish dancer. You’re welcome, world.


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WE’VE SEEN A lot in dressing rooms down the years: champagne, fizzy cans, Gatorade showers and whatever this is - the winners’ enclosure sure is a bizarre place to be when emotions are high.

However, we’ve never witnessed a sight quite like Brendan Bugler squeezing out a tune on his accordion after Clare’s All-Ireland final victory over Cork.

Look out for Marty Morrissey, caught up in ensuing madness and listen for John Conlon’s marvellous opening strains of My Lovely Rose of Clare.

Did we mention there’s a member of the back-room team dancing a jig? Cos there is.

Bugler did tweet to insist that the instant appearance of hooley equipment was not his doing, but rather the foresight of Dr. Padraic Quinn.


Dr. Quinn, accordion man. We salute you.

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