GRAIGUE-CULLEN

 

Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)


Graiguecullen Young Irelands

Laois champions 1920's to 1973

Source: 'The Parish of KILLESHIN, Graiguecullen'. 1972. by P. MacSuibhne.


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 Council

The Panel

Back 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

Front row: Willie Hogan, John Moore, Joe Price, Barney Hennessy, Fr. Fanning C.C., Martin Hogan, Mick Tobin and Willie Quigley.

Fr. 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


Hurling
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, Borris-in-Ossory).
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 (Borris-in-Ossory).

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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 Hogan.
Back: Martin Haughney, Christy Callanan, Paddy Byrne, Martin Hennessy, Jas Keating, Edw Byrne, Joe Brennan, Jas Harte.

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 (Graiguecullen).
(Laois Year Book 1975).
Sub: Paddy Miller (Annanough/Grove).
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.

Source: Courtwood GAA Club is located in the north east corner of County Laois.


St. Patrick's Boy's

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