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A life-size statue of a Kerry legend was unveiled earlier today

Paídí Ó Sé would have been 60 today.

A LIFE-SIZED bronze statue of the late Paídí Ó Sé was today unveiled by family and friends outside the Kerry legend’s pub in Ventry.

paidi ose statue00008 Mick O'Dwyer officially unveiled the statue this afternoon Source: Don MacMonagle/macmonagle.com

On what would have been Ó Sé’s 60th birthday, hundreds gathered at Ard a’Bhóthair at the memorial.

Mick O’Dwyer was on hand to pull the Kerry colours to unveil the statue, which is located beside a plaque outlining his many achievements as a player and manager.

The statue, which is the work of sculptor Seamus Connolly, will ensure Ó Sé’s legacy will live on for generations to come.

Ó Sé passed away suddenly in December 2012 at the age of 57.

paidi ose statue00009 Padraig Og Ó Sé admires his father's statue Source: Don MacMonagle/macmonagle.com

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