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Ex-Louth and Kilmacud boss takes over 2013 All-Ireland club champions

Paddy Carr takes replaces Benny O’Brien in Roscommon.

Paddy Carr will look for more All-Ireland club success.
Paddy Carr will look for more All-Ireland club success.
Image: James Crombie/INPHO

THE 2013 ALL-Ireland club football champions St Brigid’s have announced that Paddy Carr is to take over as senior manager.

Carr, from Donegal, was nominated for the top job in his native county following the departure of Jim McGuinness before Rory Gallahger was appointed to the role.

The former Louth senior manager has a proven track record in the club game having guided Dublin side Kilmacud Crokes to the 2008 Dublin and Leinster titles before beating Armagh’s Crossmaglen in the 2009 All-Ireland club final.

He takes over from Benny O’Brien, Liam McHale and Phil O’Reilly who managed Brigid’s to their fifth Roscommon county title in a row this year with O’Brian and McHale also part of the of the management team who won the 2013 All-Ireland SFC title.

The club took to Twitter to announce the appointment:

Tweet by @St.Brigid's Gaa Club Source: St.Brigid's Gaa Club/Twitter

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