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  • Exceptional ... Unique and compelling, raw and moving ... Much better than any myth or legend

    Paul Rouse, Irish Examiner
  • Beautifully told

    Dermot Crowe, Sunday Independent
  • A touching, sometimes bracing biography ... It feels like a final word, the family's last say on how he lived and how he died and how he ought to be remembered.

    Malachy Clerkin, Irish Times
  • Heart-rending ... It is a painstakingly researched work - aided by the fact that both brothers kept meticulous diaries - and what's striking about the story is the pressure that Cormac was under despite or maybe because of his success with Tyrone

    Sunday World
  • Never has a sports book been more aptly titled. Seldom has there been the same level of care over every single word

    Belfast Telegraph
  • Dónal's candour in chronicling that night [of Cormac's death] and the days and weeks that followed would bring a tear to a stone

    Irish News

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