Kilkenny chairman Ned Quinn presided over his last meeting of the county board this week as he brings down the curtain on 23 years involvement on the executive.
The Mooncoin clubman has served as chairman on two separate occasions, while he has held various other roles on the board since first being elected in 1994.
As modest as ever, Quinn deflected the praise he received onto his fellow board members who he stressed don't get the recognition they deserve.
"People have no idea about the time they put in," The Kilkenny People reports Quinn as stating. "They are dedicated, loyal and very capable. Kilkenny would be regarded as a very progressive board, one that is open to new ideas."
He added: "If I was young enough I would start all over again," before concluding with "It was an honour to serve."