Sports Legends

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Jim McDonnell Of Cavan Fame Was One Of Ireland's Greatest Footballers Of His Era Shouldered off Croke Park by Kerry players for majestic display Cavan teams of the 1940's and…
Jim Coffey: Bullied By Yankee Policemen & Became Legendary Heavyweight Champion Boxer From Tully, Co. Roscommon, Jim Coffey, born on January 27th 1890, was an Irishman who simply could not…
Jem Roche: Irish Heavyweight Boxer Fought For World Title In Dublin  A G.A.A. athlete and a contender for the World Boxing Heavyweight crown, Jem Roche, a Wexfordman, took on a challenge…
Dr. Pat O'Callaghan: 'Double' Olympic Champion Dr. Pat O’Callaghan, Olympic Gold Champion at successive Olympics, 1928 Amsterdam and 1932 Los Angeles, hailed from the north Cork barony of Duhallow. Born…
One Of Cork's Greatest Corner Forwards   Charlie McCarthy, that diminutive famous corner forward was foremost a Redmonds club under age star. The man who plucked Charlie from the city neighbourhood…
Billy O'Neill Of Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork - Played For Cork & Played & Trained Galway Footballers To Win 1956 All Ireland Senior Football Title 1929 - 2015 The choice of…
Holder Of 15 All Ireland Senior Camogie Medals Kathleen "Kay" Mills, born in1923 and died in 1996. She was a former camogie superstar who played senior with Dublin from 1941 until…
One Of Ireland's  & Cork's Greatest Ever Sportswomen Of Gaelic Games   The former Cork ladies gaelic footballer and camogie player, Mary O’Connor, is amongst the finest collection of Ireland’s…
Ben O'Connor: Made His Mark As One Of Cork's Best Forwards In Modern Game Cork hurling fans were taking a great interest in a group of young under age hurlers…
Joe Deane: Crafty & Daring Opportunist Forward He was diminutive, dashing and daring and took on corner backs and full backs of great bulk and almost walked through them looking…
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