Watch this Leitrim GAA official save the day with impromptu rendition of Amhrán na bhFiann

Seán Ó Suilleabháin got a well deserved round of applause for his superb effort.

Watch this Leitrim GAA official save the day with impromptu rendition of Amhrán na bhFiann

By Stephen Barry and Grainne McGuinness

Leitrim GAA official Seán Ó Suilleabháin stepped in to save the GAA’s blushes after a technical malfunction in Carrick-on-Shannon.

Amhrán na bhFiann was being played before an All-Ireland junior club football semi-final between Ardnaree and Rockcorry, but the recording started to stutter and repeat after just a few seconds.

The crowd started to cheer ironically, but Ó Suilleabháin soon silenced them when he took over the microphone.

The GAA official gave a superb rendition of the national anthem and was rewarded with a fully deserved round of applause.

Note perfect Seán - maith an fear tú féin.

Mayo side Ardnaree went on to win the game.

With thanks to Leitrim GAA Facebook page for the recording.

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