Irish Home of All Ireland Hall Of Fame Online Gallery Jim Coffey: Bullied By Yankee Policemen & Became Heavyweight Champion Boxer From Tully, Co. Roscommon, Jim Coffey, born on January 27th 1890, was an Irishman who simply could not tolerate people taunting his Irish brogue. It was that stance that…
Irish Home of All Ireland Hall Of Fame Online Gallery Jem Roche of Wexford: 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 of convenience for American World Heavyweight Champion, Tommy…
Irish Home of All Ireland Hall Of Fame Online Gallery Dr. Pat O'Callaghan: 'Double' Olympic Champion Hammer Thrower 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 at Derrygallon, Banteer, near the town of Kanturk,…
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 22:39

CHARLIE McCarthy: All Ireland Hall Of Fame

Written by
Irish Home of All Ireland Hall Of Fame Online Gallery   One Of Cork's Greatest Ever Corner Forwards of Hurling   Charlie McCarthy, that diminutive famous corner forward was foremost a Redmonds club under age star. The man who plucked Charlie from the city neighbourhood of Tower Street, Cork, at only…
Irish Home of All Ireland Hall Of Fame Online Gallery Billy O'Neill Of Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork - Played For Cork & Played & Trained Galway Born 1929 Died 2015 The choice of an army career by Carrigtwohill’s Billy O’Neill meant that he exchanged wearing a rebel Cork jersey of his…
Irish Home of All Ireland Hall Of Fame Online Gallery   Dublin's Famous Holder Of 15 All Ireland Senior Camogie Medals   Kathleen "Kay" Mills, born in 1923 and died in 1996. She was a former camogie superstar who played senior with Dublin from 1941 until 1961. She is widely regarded…
Wednesday, 13 February 2013 19:23

MARY O'CONNOR: All Ireland & CorkHall Of Fame

Written by
Irish Home of All Ireland Hall Of Fame Online Gallery Mary O'Connor; Cork's All Ireland Dual Champion Won 12 All Ireland Senior Medals   The former Cork ladies gaelic footballer and camogie player, Mary O’Connor, is amongst the finest collection of Ireland’s greatest sports persons in the female category. Mary began…
Irish Home of All Ireland Hall Of Fame Online Gallery   Ben O'Connor: Made His Mark As One Of Cork's Best Hurling Forwards   Cork hurling fans were taking a great interest in a group of young under age hurlers from near the Limerick border and playing with their local…
Wednesday, 13 February 2013 19:00

JOE DEANE: All Ireland & Cork Hall Of Fame

Written by
Irish Home of All Ireland Hall Of Fame Online Gallery   Joe Deane: Cork's Crafty & Daring Opportunist Hurling Forward He was diminutive, dashing and daring and took on corner backs and full backs of great bulk and almost walked through them looking for his score, usually a white flag.…
Irish Home of All Ireland Hall Of Fame Online Gallery   John Kerins: Rated As One Of Cork's Greatest Ever Football Goalkeepers   The St. Finbarr’s clubman is rated as probably Cork’s greatest ever football goalkeeper and his senior football era between the posts, ran from 1984 when he made…
Irish Home of All Ireland Hall Of Fame Online Gallery   Diarmuid O'Sullivan: One Of Cork's Greatest Ever Full Backs Cork hurling fans took pure delight going to watch “The Rock” in action in the 1990’s and especially from 2000 up to his inter county retirement announcement on 13th May 2009. Diarmuid O’Sullivan…
Wednesday, 13 February 2013 17:18

TEDDY McCARTHY: All Ireland & Cork Hall Of Fame

Written by
Irish Home of All Ireland Hall Of Fame Online Gallery   Only Player To Win All Ireland Senior Medals In Same Year In 1986 with Cork getting ready for the challenge of Galway in the All Ireland senior hurling final few rebel fans expected to see the name of 22…
Page 7 of 10