C663 - 1966
17 May 1966
Book reception for "Decades of Glory: A Comprehensive History of the National Game" by Raymond Smith.
This reception was held in the offices of W.D. & H.O. Wills to honour the well known author and journalist, Raymond Smith. His book on the history of Hurling ("Decades of Glory") has just been published with the assistance of Wills of Dublin and Cork and the Central Council of the G.A.A.
Picture shows tipperary players and officials of the G.A.A., who attended the reception. From left to right: Jimmy Smith (Executive Officer of the G.A.A.), Rev. Fr. Hilery Barry (C.P. Mount Argus, Dublin), Rev. Brother J. Hutton (Superior, C.B.S. Thurles), Raymond Smith (author), Jim Ryan (Chairman of the Munster Board), and Jimmy Doyle (Tipperary hurler).
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