Seamus Healy from Glenflesk is a worthy recipient of the East Kerry GAA Person of the year 2020 award. For over twenty years he has been photographing games for his club Glenflesk. Every year he has devoted his time to the many teams in the club, from U.6 to senior, and any other GAA activity that takes place within the parish. He is at every senior game diligently following them around the county with his camera capturing action shots for the Clubs Social Media sites. Many emigrants from the East Kerry area take great joy from these images of the games, being the best way of keeping them up to date with all the local activities. He is very passionate about promoting all GAA activities and very proud of how the GAA has developed and grown in his time. He also was the man who captured the defining moments of East Kerrys 2 in a row County Championship wins in 2019 and 2020. Seamus is the current Glenflesk PRO and long-time member of the History and Archives Committee. He is also a member of East Kerrys PR and Communications Committee. He takes a great interest in his local community and is always ready to capture any local event in the parish, Holy Communions, concerts, Sports and anything interesting going on around the place. He is married to Liz and they have two children Jerh and Noirin. He also has a strong football tradition in his family. His grandfather Paddy Healy won two Senior All Ireland medals with Kerry, in 1912 and 1913, playing at centre half back, a man with a great leap, who seldom let anyone pass up the middle! Seamus would admit this talent never trickled down to him, as he says himself, his contribution as a player extended to kicking a few harmless points at underage! However the GAA is made up of many different personalities but they all have the same objective and thats to make sure we pass on this very unique and great Gaelic tradition. Congratulations to Seamus on getting this well-deserved honor.

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