Friday, 13 October 2017 05:53

Kevin Armstrong Of Antrim 1940's Fame

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 alongside a historic collection of Irish sports legends. The written words transmitted over several decades on the prowess of Kevin Armstrong of Antrim, have spelled out the respect he was…
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…
Jack Lynch - Supreme In Sport & Politics Born on 15th October 1917 under the famous and historic Bells of Shandon, on the northern outskirts of Cork city, Jack Lynch became a sporting and political Irish icon long before he bowed out of politics in May 1981. He was revered by Cork G.A.A. fans all through his life and he stood shoulder to shoulder with the famed Christy Ring in the eyes of rebel G.A.A. followers. As a sportsman and…
Tuesday, 06 September 2011 10:17

Kilkenny's D.J. Carey: Supreme Hurling Artist

D.J. Compared To Many Great Hurling Forwards But He Forged His Own Legendary Status In His Own Glorious Era A legend amongst legendary hurlers and legendary handballers in the sporting world, Denis Joseph Carey, born 1970, has been compared to the greatest of all the illustrious hurling names since the G.A.A. was founded in 1884. His club was Young Irelands of Gowran and he wore the famed black and amber of Kilkenny from 1988 to 2005 winning a huge cabinet…