Sports Legends Hall of Fame

There’s a Sports Legend in every county.

Every month we write Hall Fame Tributes and Profiles exclusively on IRISH ONLY sports legends.

It’s an ongoing monthly work in progress project and all our subjects must be retired from club and county playing activity before they are considered for our Online Hall Fame Gallery..

Thursday, 22 February 2018 18:57

Maurice Leahy; Kerry Hurling Legend

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  A Kerryman And A Hurling Legend Is Honoured   Causeway’s Maurice Leahy played a huge dual role in Kerry hurling for almost four decades   Tradition cannot be purchased. It is earned and it takes a long time and more often several decades to secure. Tradition is almost always…
Monday, 12 February 2018 15:00

LIAM MILLER: Online Hall Of Fame Induction

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Liam Miller Born 13th February 1981  -  Died 9th February 2018   Cork’s Irish International Soccer Star Won 52 Caps   At All International Levels    Sometimes, but thankfully not too often, the winds of change, will blow you off track when you have your mind set on doing something…
Monday, 16 October 2017 09:33

Miah Dennehy: Irish Soccer International

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Ireland's First Ever Soccer Player To Score A Hat Trick In An F.A.I. Cup Final Cork people love their sport and the county has produced a mountain of sports heroes in hurling, gaelic football, soccer, athletics, horse racing, rugby and other codes. One soccer legend whose fame on Leeside is…
Friday, 13 October 2017 05:53

Kevin Armstrong Of Antrim 1940's Fame

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Kevin Armstrong: Antrim's Northern Shining Star In Hurling and Football Born 1922 - Died 1992   It takes an immense belief in the sporting deeds of an Antrim hurler and footballer, one you have never seen in action and still manage to place that legend into a Hall Of Fame…
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 15:07

Seán Flanagan - Mayo Football Legend

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Captain In Successive Years When Mayo Won Sam Maguire Cup in 1950/51 Seán Flanagan's Record Up For Serious Attention When speaking of Mayo’s football icons it is not possible to stray too far outside the era of the early 1950’s when the county won the Sam Maguire Cup in the…
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 23:08

Peter McGinnity Of Fermanagh All Star Fame

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One Of Fermanagh's Greatest Ever Footballers   From Roslea, Co. Fermanagh, Peter McGinnity is recognised far and wide by gaelic football fans throughout the Emerald Isle as one of the genuine greats of the game. Peter’s golden eras came in the 1970s and 80s decades and at a time when…
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 21:18

Paul McGrath: The Legend Lives On

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Nation's Favourite Soccer International A Mighty Pillar For Ireland   London born Paul McGrath is probably one of Ireland's most popular players of all times and is a soccer icon whose reputation on the football field had few equals. Troubled all through his career by severe knee ailments at an early…
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 19:38

Miko Doyle Of Kerry Left a Unique Legacy

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Kerry Footballer Set A Distinctive Record Unlikely To Be Repeated    Miko Doyle, Austin Stacks, Tralee, Co. Kerry.       Born 8th April 1911 – Died 29th September 1980   Trawling through the Golden Memories of gaelic football in days goneby one historic story of a Kerry footballer who won…
This Galway born All Ireland champion hurler landed in Cork as a garsúin óg with his family, knew absolutely nothing about the famous spirit of Glen Rovers, Christy Ring and the cavalcade of Cork hurling legends who preceded him in the rebel red of Cork. That child grew up to…
Sunday, 17 September 2017 10:29

Kevin Jer O'Sullivan

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One of Cork’s Greatest Footballers and an Inspiration to the Youth of Adrigole Generations of G.A.A. players were gifted with exceptional skills but on meeting many of the legends, your admiration can sway to and fro. Kevin Jer O’Sullivan of Cork 1970’s football fame is a former club, county and…
Ireland & ManU Soccer Captain & One Of Natures Greatest Gentlemen A Revealing Insight Story To Cork Soccer Giant, The Late Noel Cantwell Noel Cantwell, at the time of his transfer from West Ham United  to Manchester United for a record fee in 1960, said, “It was a good deal for…
Monday, 05 June 2017 20:45

Páidí O'Sé - Too Young To Die

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Páidí O'Sé - The King Of Kerry Football Strode Majestically All Over Ireland The name of the game is “WINNING” and with immense success comes immense fame. However the sports hero needs a strong personality to enhance the fame and the hero needs to be accepted No.1 amongst his own…
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