Thomas (Tommy) Ryan (1897-1980) was an Irish republican and Gaelic footballer. He was born in Tubrid, County Tipperary, and fought during the Irish War of Independence attached to the 6th (after Dec. 1920 redesignated as 5th)Battalion, (Cahir), Third Tipperary Brigade, I.R.A.
Tommy Ryan was part of the Tipperary Gaelic football team which played against Dublin in Croke Park on 21 November 1920. This day has become known as Bloody Sunday as the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) invaded the pitch and killed 13 attendees and one player as a reprisal for the assassination of the Cairo Gang. After this date Ryan went on the run and joined Seán Hogan's number 2 flying column. After the Anglo-Irish Treaty, he sided with the Government forces and rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Irish Defence Forces. He is buried in Deansgrange Cemetery Blackrock.
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Michael Hogan was a Gaelic footballer and one-time Captain of the Tipperary county team. He was a member of the Irish Volunteers and was born in the Grangemockler area of County Tipperary. He was the only player shot dead by the Royal Irish Constabulary at Croke Park on Bloody Sunday during the Irish War of Independence. The Hogan Stand at Croke Park is named in his memory.
The Tipperary County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) or Tipperary GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in County Tipperary and the Tipperary county teams.
This is a timeline of the Irish War of Independence of 1919–21. The Irish War of Independence was a guerrilla conflict and most of the fighting was conducted on a small scale by the standards of conventional warfare.
The history of the Gaelic Athletic Association is much shorter than the history of Gaelic games themselves. Hurling and caid were recorded in early Irish history and they pre-date recorded history. The Gaelic Athletic Association itself was founded in 1884.
Moneygall GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club located in County Tipperary in Ireland. Both hurling and Gaelic football are played in the North Tipperary divisional championships, although the club is mainly known for hurling. The club represents the parish of Dunkerrin, which includes the villages of Moneygall, Dunkerrin and Barna. The Tipperary-Offaly county boundary runs through the parish.
Loughmore-Castleiney GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club in County Tipperary, Ireland. The club competes in the Mid-Tipperary division of Tipperary GAA, and draws its players and support from the parish of the same name. The area comprises the villages of Loughmore and Castleiney with their surrounding hinterland.
Clonoulty-Rossmore GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club located in the parish of Clonoulty and Rossmore, eleven miles from Cashel, County Tipperary in Ireland. The club is a traditional hurling club which is affiliated to the West Tipperary Board of the GAA.
Seán Hogan was one of the leaders of the 3rd Tipperary Brigade of the Irish Republican Army during the War of Independence.
Tommy Ryan(born 1967) is an Irish former Gaelic footballer.
Moycarkey-Borris GAA is a Tipperary GAA club which is located in County Tipperary, Ireland. Both hurling and Gaelic football are played in the "Mid-Tipperary" divisional competitions. The club is centred on the village of Littleton but also takes in areas such as Two-Mile-Borris, Horse and Jockey, and Moycarkey.
Arravale Rovers GAA is Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) club in County Tipperary, Ireland. Based in the town of Tipperary, it competes at senior level in Tipperary GAA county and divisional hurling and Gaelic football championships and leagues. Now part of the West Division of Tipperary GAA, it formerly played in the South Division Up to 1930. The Club has an illustrious history and was one of the leading clubs during the foundation era of the GAA, winning the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship in its formative years.
Ardfinnan GAA is a Tipperary GAA club which is located in County Tipperary, Ireland. The club, which competes at county level and in the "South" division of Tipperary GAA, is known by its supporters as "the village". The team's home ground is on the main Ardfinnan to Clonmel road just outside the village. The club draws its players and support from the village of Ardfinnan and the neighbouring parishes of Grange and Ballybacon.
The 3rd Tipperary Brigade was one of the most active of approximately 80 such units that constituted the IRA during the Irish War of Independence. The brigade was based in southern Tipperary and conducted its activities mainly in mid-Munster.
From 1887 onwards Tipperary has been a stalwart in all aspects of the GAA. Winning many accolades over the years, they have won many first titles and along with Cork and Galway, is the only county to have won Senior All-Irelands in Hurling, Men's football, Camogie and Ladies' Football. Tipperary is the only county to win Senior Inter-county titles in Hurling, Football, Ladies' Football, Camogie, Hardball singles and doubles, Softball singles and doubles, 40x20 Senior singles and 40x20 Senior doubles. Tipperary is also the only county to win the Hurling Senior All-Ireland in every decade since the inception of the competition in 1887.
Aherlow GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club located in County Tipperary in Ireland, established within a year of the GAA's foundation. The club plays Gaelic football at senior, under-21, junior, minor and underage levels in the West Tipperary Division and all-county competitions of Tipperary GAA. It has also become increasingly active as a hurling club, and plays Ladies' Gaelic football. The club is centred on the village Of Lisvernane and surrounding Glen of Aherlow, some eight miles east of Tipperary town. In recent years, contemporary star players include Ciaran McDonald and Barry Grogan who both played for the Tipperary senior football team. and through a reduction in playing members joined forces with current intermediate team Lattin-Cullen GAA for the senior football championship. This combination team known as Aherlow Gaels won the 2016 championship be defeating old foes and neighbours Galtee Rovers.
Ballinahinch GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in the parish of Killoscully and Ballinahinch in the north-west of County Tipperary, Ireland. The club plays both Gaelic football and hurling in the North division of Tipperary GAA.
Ballyporeen GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club located in the parish of Ballyporeen in County Tipperary in Ireland. The club plays Gaelic football at Senior level as part of the South division of Tipperary GAA. The handball section of the club has also had considerable success.
The 1920 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the 33rd All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1920 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.
The Tipperary county football team represents Tipperary in men's Gaelic football and is governed by Tipperary GAA, the county board of the Gaelic Athletic Association. The team competes in the three major annual inter-county competitions; the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, the Munster Senior Football Championship and the National Football League.