A Cork City Councillor has spoken of the great pride the Cork camogie team should have in themselves following the All Ireland Final on Sunday where they fought for the 2021 All Ireland against Galway, who won the match by three points.
Fianna Fáil Cllr for Cork City South East tweeted her support for the defeat Cork squad after welcoming them home to Cork on Sunday night
“Thank you @CorkCamogie, hold your heads high, you gave it your all today but it wasn’t to be."
Ms Desmond also congratulated Galway on a “well earned” victory.
We wished them well, we cheered them on- it was only right to welcome them home tonight. Thank you @CorkCamogie, hold your heads high, you gave it your all today but it wasn’t to be. Congratulations to @GalwayCamogie96 on a well earned victory. @corkcitycouncil @OfficialCamogie pic.twitter.com/uh8dBy9xio— Mary Rose Desmond (@maryrdes) September 12, 2021
Speaking to The Echo, the councillor said it was great to be at the match and at the station watching and welcoming the team back to Cork.
Ms Desmond said naturally the team was disappointed but they should be very proud of their performance.
“They showed true grit and determination till the very end. They are an inspiration to young girls and these things do make a difference. They do matter.” Chatting about the Cork Camogie team, the councillor said she had no doubt they would be back.