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POLL: What was Mick O’Dwyer’s greatest managerial achievement?

The Waterville native has overseen the fortunes of Kerry, Kildare, Laois, Wicklow and Clare.

Mick O'Dwyer.
Mick O'Dwyer.
Image: INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

MICK O’DWYER HAS brought the curtain down on a remarkable senior inter-county management career that stretches back to 1975.

The Waterville native has overseen the fortunes of Kerry, Kildare, Laois, Wicklow and Clare in almost four decades patrolling the sidelines.

But what was his greatest achievement? Certainly his feats with Kerry will grab the headlines for the amount of silverware he accumulated with a sublimely talented outfit.

Yet in the context of their lowly base, was it more admirable to succeed in Leinster with Kildare? Or to end the long search for provincial glory by Laois? And even with Wicklow, he managed to steer them on a remarkable qualifier run in 2009.

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