Irish Sports Legends

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Soccer Category: Dónal Leahy Of Cork Soccer Fame Set High Standards For League Of Ireland Centre Forwards in 1950's/60's   On the last day of 2015 a former Cork soccer…
Horse Racing Category: Golden Memories Of Famous Newbridge, Co. Kildare Jockey, Pat Eddery   Ireland is famous in many spheres but it is its people that make the Emerald Isle…
Gaelic Football Category: Johnny Cullotty Born 1939 Johnny Cullotty's Glorious Inter County Achievements   Goalkeeping in gaelic football at the highest level is a special art and more so when…
Gaelic Football Category:  Peter Canavan Born 1971 The Mastermind of Tyrone Football & Glorious All Ireland Victories Of 2003 & 2005   Fans of Gaelic Football in Tyrone believe Peter…
Gaelic Football Category:  One Of Cavan’s Greatest Ever Football Legends - Cavan Captain in 1933        The story of Jim Smith, the 1920’s and 30’s Cavan all time…
Gaelic Football Category: Mick Higgins Exiled From New York To Kilnaleck & Became Legendary Cavan Footballer   The journey across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927 took five year old Michael Higgins,…
Boxing Category: Cork Boxer, Jack McAuliffe Retired Undefeated As A World Champion 1866 - 1937   Jack McAuliffe's parents were Cornelius McAuliffe and Jane Bailey, who were living at 5,…
Hurling Category: Glorious Hurling Career Of Cork's Gerald McCarthy   Known throughout the hurling universe as the youngest ever player to captain an All Ireland senior hurling winning team in…
Athletics Category: Ireland's Greatest Ever International Female Athlete From Cobh, Co. Cork Sonia O'Sullivan Set A Blistering Pace For Upcoming Female Irish Athletes To Emulate   Sonia O’Sullivan, a native…
Boxing Category: Mick Leahy From Cork's Northside Became British Boxing Middleweight Champion In 1963   Cork is renowned as the prime sporting county of Ireland and amongst the many heroes…
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