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A few weeks ago, Dublin GAA launched a new series of interviews with Dublin stars, old and new, hosted by Dublin Midfield Legend Ciaran Whelan.

Recently we shared the second of this series, which was a wonderfully insightful interview with former Dublin star Ger Brennan. But we thought we’d share with you the opening episode, were Whelan got the opportunity to speak to recently retired Dublin and Plunkett Eoghan Ruadh star Alan Brogan. And interestingly enough, at the beginning of this interview it appears that Alan makes the suggestion that the series of podcasts should be entitled “Whelan In The Years”. I’m sure Ciaran won’t mind giving this man the credit for branding the series.

Not that anyone needs a history lesson into Alan’s playing career, but the Oliver Plunkett Eoghan Ruadh club man spent 13 years in a senior blue jersey, winning 3 League titles, 11 Leinster Championships, and 3 All Ireland Celtic Crosses. Brogan received 3 All Star Awards over his inter county career, and on the last occasion, in 2011 was named the GAA/GPA Footballer of the Year.

Alan still enjoys playing football with his beloved Oliver Plunkett club, and in this podcast he talks in depth about life after Dublin football, his favourite moments from his 13 year career, and the highs and lows he went through as an inter county forward.

Enjoy the first episode of Dublin GAA’s “Whelan in The Years”.

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