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(From Irish Independent)
TRIBUTES have been pouring in as the GAA world mourns the death of famous Cavan footballer Tony Tighe who died suddenly on Saturday evening after attending the Cavan-Mayo All-Ireland qualifier tie in Dr Hyde Park.
Born in 1927, he was only an 18-year-old when he played at midfield on the Cavan team that lost the 1945 All-Ireland final to Cork. He was at right half-forward when Cavan beat Kerry in the 1947 All-Ireland final in the New …