Brother Damien: The silent man behind the Kilkenny success story

After 3 long years and a lot of hard work Mark Townsend is delighted to announce his book “Brother Damien Brennan-The silent man behind the Kilkenny success story” will be released at the end of this month.

The book launch will be in the Edmund Rice Centre in Westcourt in Callan on Friday 31st March at 8pm. All are invited to attend.

Brother Damien Brennan was the unofficial sports psychologist and physio for Kilkenny during the glory years of the Brian Cody era. From Henry Shefflin to Jackie Tyrrell to JJ Delaney, an inordinate amount of hurlers have described the Laois man as one of the biggest influences on their career. But who was this mysterious man behind the scenes? What was the secret of his success? Who was the real Brother Damien Brennan?

The book will available locally in Callan through several shops but is also available in Kilkenny City in The Book Centre and online and as a Kindle release on

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