Historic Irish Founders

Founded in 1888 To Establish A Better Way Of Life   For Irish Emigrants In Glasgow's East End   Glasgow Celtic are acclaimed as Ireland’s best supported soccer team by…
Monaghan Native "Honest" John McKenna Put Down Huge Seeds In The Foundation Of Liverpool FC In 1892 Many Irish fans of Liverpool Football Club are probably unaware of the outstanding…
Dr. Croke Was Not The No.1 Choice Of the G.A.A. As The First Ever Patron Thomas William Croke was born in 1823 At Castlecor, in the parish of Ballyclough, Co. Cork,…
The Liam McCarthy Cup: Cup Commemorates A Famous London G.A.A. President Who Parents Came From Ballygarvan, Co. Cork and Bruff, Co. Limerick   Name:   Liam McCarthy      Born:  21st May 1853    Died:…
Sam Maguire And The Sam Maguire Cup - Who Was Sam?   Name:  Sam Maguire    Born:  1879    Died:1927   Place Of Birth: Mallabraca, Dunmanway, Co. Cork   Denomination: Church of Ireland  …
Jones's Road Became Croke Only By The Generosity of Limerickman - Frank Dineen from Ballylanders Who Paid £3,641/8/5d For The Venue In 1908   FRANK DINEEN - 1862 - 1916 - A…
Pat Nally Of Balla, Co. Mayo, Irish Legend of 19th Century Was A Patriot and Martyr Born 17th March 1855 - Died 9th November 1891 The stadium stands at Croke…
Michael Cusack Was The Founder Of One Of The World's Greatest Ever Sporting Organisations   Historic Clareman who pioneered aspirations for the preservation of Ireland's national pastimes and the historic…