How Twitter reacted to Limerick’s Munster final win

Limerick hurling supporters at the Munster final
Twitter was alive with Limerick celebratory tweets after the game on Sunday. Here we pick out some of the best of them.

Twitter was alive with Limerick celebratory tweets after the game on Sunday. Here we pick out some of the best of them.

Stephen Walsh @stevewalsh1985

“14th July 2013 - will never forget this day! A pleasure to hurl with an incredible bunch and to have worn the green with pride #luimneachabu”

Stephen Walsh played a key role at corner-back and enjoyed every minute of it. Here’s hoping he has many more great days

Wayne McNamara @waggymc

“Very proud for Limerick hurling ... Dreams do come true when you work hard and believe”

Wayne McNamara had a powerful game at centre-back for Limerick and he was proud as punch afterwards

Limerick FC @LimerickFCie

“We’re temporarily turning from SuperBlue to SuperGreen in support of the Limerick hurlers ahead of the Munster final”

Limerick FC forgot their allegiences for a short while as they acknowledged in good spirit that there was only one show in town last weekend

Hermitage Green @HermitageGreen

“Congratulations to the Limerick hurlers and well done to all the supporters. Magic scenes”

The Twitter account of Hermitage Green, a well-renowned Limerick band of good rugby stock, joined the celebrations as well

Jerome O’Connell @JeromeSport

“Officially a Bank Holiday in Limerick on Monday. Well for about 30,000 people anyway”

The Limerick Leader’s GAA correspondent Jerome O’Connell reckons that productivity in Limerick workplaces mightn’t be great on Monday

Jacqui Hurley @jacquihurley

“Pleasure to be in Limerick yesterday. Been a long time since I witnessed scenes like this in a Munster final”

The RTE sports reporter, who’s married to a Limerickman, really enjoyed being in the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday

Martin Kiely @MartinKiely1

“Limerick Munster hurling champions. Now that’s a great start to the week”

The Limerick Leader’s GAA columnist Martin Kiely lets that glorious feeling sink in and knows there’s no better news to lift the spirits

Maria McGrath @MariaMc11

“I usually don’t like Mondays but this is the best day ever waking up knowing Limerick are #munsterhurlingchampions”

Maria McGrath, girlfriend of Limerick corner-back Tom Condon, sums up the mood of a county as that winning feeling shows no signs of disappearing

Tom Condon @TCondon4

“This is what it’s all about #winning #limerickabu”

And Condon himself takes to Twitter - just like on the field, he keeps it simple but very effective

Ronan O’Gara @RonanOGara10

“Hard luck to the Cork boys today. Well done to Limerick. Incredible supporters. Scenes reminded me of O’Connell Street in 06 #16thman”

Ronan O’Gara was disappointed that Cork lost the Munster final but he was quick to congratulate Limerick and praise the wonderful supporters who cheered their side on

Laura Ryan @LauraMR

“Lots of sore heads heading into work in #Limerick today #ouch”

The celebrations went long into the night so Laura Ryan reckons there could be a few hungover workers around the county on Monday

Henry Martin @henrymartin1

“I have witnessed Gary, Ciaran and now Dodge lift the Munster cup. No need for surnames #legends”

Henry Martin wrote the book on the Unlimited Heartbreak of Limerick Hurling so he really enjoys the good days. He’ll be hoping to be in Croke Park in September to cheer Limerick on too

Niall McGarry @MrNiallMcGarry

“Well done Limerick! A city and a county with a proud hurling tradition back where they belong feasting at the top table #GAA”

Niall McGarry, owner of the popular Joe.ie website, heaps praise on the Limerick hurlers and on the county’s great tradition

Declan Long @Dec35Long

“Having watched Limerick fans suffer so much over the years, great to see so many happy faces today at full time”

Declan Long saw the disappointment at close quarters for too many years. Now one great day makes up for so much

Neil Treacy @neil_treacy

“You know what’s a great feeling? Telling people I’ll see them in Croker”

Neil Treacy looks forward to his next day out courtesy of the Limerick hurlers

Owen Webb O’Rourke @OwenWebbORourke

“Working tonight was insane tough. The crowds in the pub I’ll never see the like of again. They literally drank us dry”

Kilmallock man Owen Webb O’Rourke was proud of his clubmates but he was made to work hard as a barman as the celebrations got into full flow

Liam Aherne @laherne95

“I’ve been at many sports events but today will forever live long as the greatest ever”

Liam Aherne was commentating for Limerick’s Live95FM on the game and was quick to instal it as his most memorable occasion