Here is a list of the Top 15 most heartbreaking season in the GAA as compiled by balls.ie.
Unfortunately, my own county, Mayo, appear here too many times but there have been many a heartbreaking season. Indeed, 1997 is excluded but this was a heart breaker as there was an All Ireland there to be won, probably more so than 2004 which is included.
Look for yourself by clicking the link below. Is there any counties year that could have been included?