Irish Home of All Ireland Hall of Fame Online Gallery John Morrissey - Famous Templemore, Co. Tipperary, Irish Boxer Inducted into America’s Boxing Hall Of Fame in 1954, Templemore, Co. Tipperary, was the birthplace of a famous Irish boxer. Like many more famous boxers he walked in the back door to…
Irish Home of All Ireland Hall of Fame Online Gallery Jimmy Symth: Probably Clare's Greatest Ever Forward Jimmy Smyth, Ruan and Clare Hall Of Fame hurler, was an early bird when it came to wearing the renowned blue and saffron Clare hurling jersey. He began his inter county career as…
Irish Home of All Ireland Hall of Fame Online Gallery Jim McDonnell Of Cavan Fame Was One Of Ireland's Greatest Footballers Of His Era Jim McDonnell was shouldered off Croke Park by Kerry players for a majestic display and whilst Cavan teams of the 1940's and 1950s produced many household…
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,…
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…
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…
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.…
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