Tim Sweeney (1929 – 1 January 2018) was an Irish sportsman. He played hurling with his local club Foneagh and was a member of the Galway senior inter-county team between 1949 and 1963.
Sweeney played in the All Ireland finals of 1955 where he played corner forward and was marked by Bobby Rackard and 1958.He captained the Tribesmen to their sole victory in the Munster Hurling Championship when they beat Clare in 1961. They won on a scoreline of 2-13 to 0-7 with Sweeney scoring 6 points. He was a member of the Galway team which won the Oireachtas title in 1958.
He won back-to-back county titles with Fohenagh in 1959 and 1960.He was on the Fohenagh team which lost the 1963 county final to Turloughmore.
Desmond Foley was an Irish Gaelic footballer and hurler of the 1950s and 1960s. He was also a politician and represented Fianna Fáil in Dáil Éireann.
The Kilkenny County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Kilkenny. The county board has its head office and main grounds at Nowlan Park and is also responsible for Kilkenny inter-county teams in all codes at all levels. The Kilkenny branch of the Gaelic Athletic Association was founded in 1887.
Tony Keady was an Irish hurler. His league and championship career with the Galway senior team lasted nine seasons from 1985 until 1993.
Conor Hayes is an Irish former hurler who played as a full-back for the Galway senior team.
James Kenneth "Ken" Hogan is an Irish retired hurler who played as a goalkeeper for the Tipperary senior team.
Annaghdown G.A.A. Club was founded in 1887. Its grounds are located in Cregg Co. Galway. Annaghdown wear Maroon and White. There are 3 full G.A.A. pitches located on the grounds. There is a sheltered stand which accommodates up to 550 standing persons.
Michael Byrne, better known as "the Rattler" Byrne, was an Irish hurler whose league and championship career with the Tipperary senior team spanned fifteen years from 1945 to 1960.
Meelick-Eyrecourt is a Gaelic Athletic Association club in the east of County Galway, Ireland,
Moycullen GAA is a group title for several Gaelic Athletic Association clubs based in Moycullen, County Galway. The three clubs, Cumann Peil Máigh Cuilinn, Cumann Iománaíocht Máigh Cuilinn and Cumann Camógaíocht Máigh Cuilinn share playing facilities and cooperate on a number of local community and sporting issues. The clubs are members of the Galway GAA. There are two other clubs in the parish with indirect GAA affiliations, Moycullen Ladies Football Club and Moycullen Handball Club, who also share the club facilities.
Frank Burke is an Irish retired hurler who played as a centre-forward for the Galway senior team.
Michael 'Hopper' McGrath is an Irish former sportsperson. He played hurling with his local club Sarsfields and was a member of the Galway senior inter-county team in the 1980s and 1990s.
Beagh GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club located near Shanaglish in south County Galway, Republic of Ireland. The club is almost exclusively concerned with hurling. The club competes in Galway GAA competitions and fields two teams, Senior and Junior B. In 2008 it amalgamated with neighbouring Kilbacenty at juvenile level forming Michael Cusack's Hurling Club.
Fergal Moore is an Irish hurler who currently plays as a right corner-back for the Galway senior team.
Pádraig Pearse's GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club located in the Ballymacward-Gurteen parish in County Galway, Ireland. The club was founded in 1966, when the Gurteen and Ballymacward Junior Hurling clubs merged and was predominantly concerned with the game of hurling. There was always a strong tradition of hurling in the parish, with the game having been played in the previous clubs since the foundation of the GAA. Pádraig Pearse's GAA fields hurling teams from U-10 to Senior level. Hurling Players from the club have represented Galway at all levels. In 2013 St Kerrill's Gaelic Football Club, which had been formed in 1990 and also representing the Ballymacward and Gurteen areas, was disbanded and Pádraig Pearses began fielding football teams. The footballers compete at Junior level with teams also at several underage levels combined with menlough gaa our friendly neighbours.
Cathal Mannion is an Irish hurler who plays for Galway Senior Championship club Ahascragh-Fohenagh and at inter-county level with the Galway senior hurling team. He usually lines out as a left corner-forward.
Pádraic Mannion is an Irish hurler, he also plays as a right wing-back for club side Ahascragh-Fohenagh and at inter-county level with the Galway senior hurling team. His brother, Cathal Mannion, also plays for both teams.
Micheál Donoghue is an Irish hurling manager and former player who was the manager of the Galway senior hurling team from the end of 2015 until the summer of 2019.
The 2017 Galway Senior Hurling Championship was the 120th staging of the Galway Senior Hurling Championship since its establishment in 1887.
Seán Loftus is an Irish hurler who plays for Galway Senior Championship club Turloughmore and at inter-county level with the Galway senior hurling team. He is usually deployed as a corner-back, but can also be deployed at midfield.
Seán Linnane is an Irish hurler who plays as a right wing-forward for club side Turloughmore and at inter-county level with the Galway senior hurling team.
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