Kerry and Dublin met in the 1984 All Ireland Football Final in the centenary year of the founding of the GAA.
Kerry and Dublin met in the 1984 All Ireland Football Final in the centenary year of the founding of the GAA. Kerry were the better team and ran out winners scoring 0-14 to Dublin's 1-06. This was a 28th All-Ireland title for Kerry and the Kingdom's sixth win since 1975.
The following day both teams had lunch together before Kerry travelled home with the Sam Maguire cup. At Heuston Station the Kerry team and management are mobbed by supporters.
Kerry captain Ambrose O'Donovan speaks of his delight for both the younger and older members of the team and is looking forward to arriving in Tralee.
Kerry manager Mick O'Dwyer says that despite the win he was disappointed by the standard of football in the game. Asked about his possible retirement, O'Dwyer refuses to be drawn.
Dublin's Anton O'Toole says that he has now retired from inter county football. The Dublin team captain Tommy Drumm speaks of his team's disappointment at the result but says that Kerry were the better team on the day.
A RTÉ News report 24 September 1984. The reporter is Joe O'Brien.