Eddie is nothing if not thorough and organising
various ventures, he had put the juvenile club despite
its heavy expenditure in a very sound financial
position, which matches its new standing on the field of
Eddie Forde was chosen for the "Outstanding Service"
Award which was presented at the Carlow GAA Awards night
on Saturday, 16 January, 2010.
Hacketstown Hurling Team
Forde, Mick O'Brien & Mick Kelly on 1954 Hacketstown
Three men in the news
lately are featured on this Hacketstown Hurling team
from the fifties. Carlow GAA's Outstanding Service Award
Winner, Eddie Forde is third from right, front row, &
All Ireland Intermediate Hurling Medalist, Mick O'Brien,
is second from left, front row, and Clonmore's new
Honorary President, Mick Kelly, is on the extreme right,
front row. 1954 Junior Hurling Championship Hacketstown
6-4, Ballinabranna 1-1 "Fogarty and Connolly dominated
mid-field. Looby, Doyle and Forde also worked hard".
Back (L - R) Jim McDonald, Dinny
Connolly, Tom Looby, Ned McDonald, Tom Curley, Liam
Smith, Liam Bolger, Pat O’Gorman, A an Other, Larry
Coleman, Paddy O’Brien, Mick Baggott.
Front: Billy Rooney, Mick O’Brien,
Jim Fogarty, Vincent Maher, Jimmy Crowe, Eddie Forde,
Paddy Doyle, Mick Kelly.