Monday, 02 October 2017 16:23

Jack Lynch Centenary Celebration

Glen Rovers GAA, Cork, Commemorate The Centenary Birth of Jack Lynch On Friday 29th September 2017 Glen Rovers GAA Club commemorated the Centenary Birth of one of their most celebrated sons in the person of Irish Statesman, legendary Cork and Glen Rovers GAA legend, the late Jack Lynch. In an oration delivered by former Glen Rovers and Cork hurler, Tomás Mulcahy, at the unveiling of a Jack Lynch Commemorative Plaque, at the entrance door to the Glen Rovers Clubhouse, the…
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 become a Cork teenager, then an adult Corkonian and wrote himself into the annals of Cork’s rich sporting history.Adding further uniqueness to the sporting story of Martin O’Doherty, famous Glen…