Sports People

Remembering Our Sporting Heroes

Frances Holohan

Remembering our many Sports People who have done us proud.

Duniry Team 1906

Duniry Team 1906

Duniry Team 1906

1923 All-Ireland Champions

GAA team 1923

Galway All-Ireland Champions 1923

Front: L McGrath (Cappataggle), I Harney (Tynagh); 2nd Row: A Kelly (Tynagh), J Morris (Gort), M Kenny, Capt. (Tynagh), M King (Galway city), T Fleming (Galway city); 3rd Row: J Travers, (Trainer), ? Harney (Galway city), B Gibbs (Gort), M Dervin (Tynagh), D Morrissey (Craughwell), B Garvey (Cappatagle), J Power (Tynagh), Rev T Larkin CC (Tynagh), T Kenny Chairman (Craughwell); Inset: Ned Gilmartin (Gort), M Gill (Ballindereen), James Mahony (Ardrahan). Photo courtesy Noreen Shiel

Abbey Players from 1950s

See article by Tommie Goonan

Two players from the mid 50s - Tony Hodgins and Algie Abberton

Two players from the mid 50s – Tony Hodgins and Algie Abberton – Photo courtesy Bernard Hodgins

Camogie Girls

Senior Camogie Team 1995. Photo courtesy Julie Roche.

Senior Camogie Team 1995. Photo courtesy Julie Roche.

Davitts Junior Camogie Champions June 1989

Davitts Camogie June 1989. Photo courtesy Noreen Shiel

Photo Courtesy Noreen Shiel

Davitts - celebrating their many awards. Photo courtesy Julie Roche

Davitts – celebrating their many awards. Photo courtesy Julie Roche

Galway girls u18 champions. Courtesy Julie Roche

Galway girls u18 champions. Courtesy Julie Roche

Abbeyville Boys in the US play with the Clare Hurling Club

Michael and Patrick Hutchinson who lived in the town land of Abbeyville, Abbey, Co Galway emigrated to the United States of America and played with the Clare Hurling Club.  Their sister Bridget was the mother of Mary Slattery from Abbey.

Clare Hurling Team – Champions of Massachusetts USA 1928. Photo courtesy Michael Wright

Back Row: N S Turner, President; J Concannon, Manager; J A Turner; M Wren; M Howard; M Vaughan, Treasurer; C V Turner; M F Naughton; T J Hurley, Secretary. Middle Row: J Brown; A Maloney; P Keffe, Vice Captain; P Rielly, Captain; P Loughman; P J Naughton; T Gough; Front Row: J B McAllister; B Murray; P J Hutchinson; J F Turner; M Hutchinson; M T Joyce.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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