Pic: Is this the longest journey between two GAA clubs in the one county in all of Ireland? 6 years ago

Pic: Is this the longest journey between two GAA clubs in the one county in all of Ireland?

If it's not the longest, it has to be close.

If you play GAA and if you live in one of the bigger counties in Ireland, then long journeys to and from club games are a fact of life.

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Given the size of Donegal, it's understandable that players in the county have to put up with it more than most.

That said, we were still taken aback at the length of journey that players from Carndonagh will have to embark upon for a championship encounter with Glencolumbkille this weekend.

Carndonagh player Christy McLaughlin got in touch with us today to highlight the 280km round trip he and his teammates will take to play the match, a journey that, according to Google Maps, will take the best part of four hours and 40 minutes there and back.

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If that wasn't bad enough, Christy lives and works in Dublin during the week and by the time the weekend is over and he's back in the big smoke, he'll have travelled some 850km for the cause.

Now that's commitment!

What Christy wanted to know and what we're also intrigued to find out is if there is a longer journey between two club teams in the country?

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Cork, Galway and Mayo, for example, are all larger than Donegal in area and Kerry and Tipperary aren't far behind.

Do you know of a journey that's even longer than the one Christy will undertake this weekend?

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