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..

Friday, 01 March 2019 17:31

Frank Stockwell.. Terrible Twin

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  Same Club of Tuam Stars; Same County of Galway; and It All Happened Without TV Exposure in the 1950’s Decade.   Frank Stockwell; Online Induction to All Ireland Hall Of Fame in March 2019 In the decades of the 1940’s and 50’s gaelic football produced a raft of players…
Gaelic Football Category:   Seán Purcell - Galway's Terrible Twin No.1 and The Master of Ceremonies for the Art of Gaelic Football........................ Known as one half of the Galway ‘Terrible Twins’, Seán Purcell, born in Tuam, Co. Galway in 1929, was known throughout his own county as ‘The Master’. His twin partner…
Monday, 11 February 2019 18:55

Peter Maher-Tuam,Co.Galway

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Peter Maher - of Tuam,Co.Galway...World Heavyweight Boxer Champion Came In To Boxing After Knocking Out A Feared Bully At Guinness Brewery Plant, Dublin In 1889.  A boxer with a record of 122 wins and 93 knock outs, 21 losses and 4 draws in the world heavyweight division and with an Irish birthright…
You Have Arrived:  This is Ireland's  It's the Irish Home of All Ireland Hall of Fame Online Gallery  Introduction! We compose Irish Heritage Hall of Fame editorial Tributes honouring a collection of Irish Sports Legends from all over Ireland. The objective is national and global preservation and promotion of the Golden Memories…
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 21:17

Simon Murphy; Blackrock & Cork

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SIMON MURPHY- Former Cork Hurler- All Ireland Hall Of Fame ONLINE Tribute/Profile & Induction     Cork's Dual G.A.A. Inter County Star Player Who Retired In His Early 20's A former Cork and Blackrock hurler and footballer I knew personally, was the late Simon Murphy of Ballinlough, Cork city and when…
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 21:07

Cork Soccer Pioneer

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Harry Buckle 1882 – 1965     From Belfast To Sunderland To Cork and Pioneering League Of Ireland Soccer In Cork In 1922       A Belfast man played a huge role in the emergence of soccer in Cork city and county and also throughout Munster. His arrival in Cork coincided with…
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…
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