Sports Legends

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Seán Purcell - Galway's Terrible Twin No.1 Known as one half of the Galway ‘Terrible Twins’ Seán Purcell, born in Tuam, Co. Galway in 1929 was known throughout his own county…
Roy Keane - Irish International Soccer Star Ireland Assisant Manager   Club Career Outline Rockmount & Cobh Ramblers, Cork Notts Forest *Manchester United Glasgow Celtic Sunderland Manager 2006/08 Ipswich Town Manager…
Peter Maher-  Irish Heavyweight Boxer Came In To Boxing After Knocking Out Feared Bully At Guinness Plant, Dublin A boxer with a record of 122 wins and 93 knock outs,…
Patrick O'Connell - Soccer Player & Ist Irish ManU Captain. Became Manager Of Barcelona FC Exceptional soccer career of early 20th century Dubliner, who captained Manchester United and managed Barcelona FC…
CO. CARLOW BORN HURLER WINS FAME IN WEXFORD COLOURS Mick Morrissey from Ballycrinegan, St. Mullins, Co. Carlow, came to New Ross town in 1950, to serve an apprenticeship in the drapery…
Matt Fuohy Famous Cork Hurler Was A Powerful Half Back Winning 3 All Ireland Senior Titles In A Row In 1950's Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork, has always been a bastion of hurling…
Martin O'Neill: Famous Irish Soccer Player/Manager PLAYING CAREER FACTFILE Clubs: DISTILLERY, NOTTS FOREST, NORWICH CITY, MANCHESTER CITY, NOTTS COUNTY.   1952:  Born March 1st at Kilrea, Co. Derry, N. Ireland. 1971:…
John 'Rinty' Monaghan: Famous Irish & Belfast Boxer Ireland, for a small nation in population, has punched above its weight in boxing rings for over one hundred years. Boxers such as…
John Morrissey - Famous Irish Boxer Inducted into America’s Boxing Hall Of Fame in 1954, Templemore, Co. Tipperary, was the birthplace of a famous Irish boxer. Like many more famous boxers…
Jimmy Symth: Probably Clare's Greatest Ever Forwards Jimmy Smyth, Ruan and Clare Hall Of Fame hurler was an early bird when it came to wearing the renowned blue and saffron…
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