Graiguecullen Gaelic Football Team 1924
- Courtesy of Seamus Murphy
Haughney Memorial Final
Sunday, March 16th, 1924, winners of cup and medals presented by
the late Michael Governey, Chairman Carlow Urban District
row (L-R): T. Flynn, Martin Haughney, Willie Doyle, Christy
Townsend, W. Cooney, Matt Howard, Christy Callinan, John Kelly.
Centre row: Denis Hayden, P. Haughney, James Byrne, J. Haughney,
Henry Gammil, James Murphy, James Hennessy, P. Haughney
row: Willie Hogan, John Moore, Joe Price, Barney Hennessy, Fr.
Fanning C.C., Martin Hogan, Mick Tobin and Willie Quigley.
William Fanning was C.C. in Graiguecullen from 1919 to 1925 when
he was transferred to Tinryland. He was a native of Abbey St
Tullow and was ordained in 1912 by the most rev. Dr Patrick
Foley, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin.
Source: Carloviana 2008
. Page 43
- Leix Senior Hurling Team, 1920's
- Front row (L to R); Jack Walsh (Ballygeehan), John Phelan
(The Castle, Ballygeehan), Joe Carroll (Kilcotton), Jack Caroll (Kilcotton),
Jack Conroy (Portlaoise), Michael Campion (Clonmean), Jim Bannon (Skirk,
- Standing (L to R); Bob O'Keeffe (Borris-in-Ossory). Denis
Neill, Jack Campion (Kilcotton, Kilcotton), Jack Daly (Rathdowney), Flint
Kileen (Kilbricken), Tom Finlay (Ballygeehan), Paddy Kelly (Kilcotton),
James Carroll (Kilcotton), Tim Hyland (Borris-in-Ossory), and Joe Egan
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- Graiguecullen Young Irelands, Laois champions 1927.
- Front 1 to r: Ml Tobin, Mat Callanan, Barnie Hennessy,
John Farrell, Ml Comerford, John McDarby.
- Middle: Ml Kearns, Paddy Haughney, Ml Brennan, Edward
Price, Martin Farrell, .Tas Byrne, Willie Hogan, Ml Butler, Martin
- Back: Martin Haughney, Christy Callanan, Paddy Byrne,
Martin Hennessy, Jas Keating, Edw Byrne, Joe Brennan, Jas Harte.
Three Courtwood men Ned Flynn, Paddy Dunne (RIP) and
Danny Luttrell made a little bit of history winning All-Ireland Junior medals in
New Eltham, London when Laois defeated London.
- Laois Junior Football team 1973 winners of the All-Ireland
Junior Football Title.
- The Laois Junior Football team that won the for
the county its first title in the code when beating London at New
Eltham in 1973.
- Back Row (L-R): Tim Clancy (Timahoe), Jim Miller
(Annanough), Andy Fennell (Graiguecullen), Brian Nerney (O'Dempsey's),
Seamus Fleming (St. Joseph's), Eddie Harte (Graiguecullen), Dan
Luttrell (Courtwood), Mick Dooley (Portlaoise).
- Front Row (L-R): Denis Booth (Heath), Paddy Dunne
(Courtwood), Ned Flynn (Courtwood), and Danny Doogue
- (Laois Year Book 1975).
- Sub: Paddy Miller (Annanough/Grove).
Source: Courtwood GAA Club is located in the north east
corner of County Laois.