St. Michael’s Gaelic Football Club, was founded in 1951, after a meeting in the Leaping Salmon in Blackrock Village. The hurlers who had played with the Blackrock Hurling club or other young people in the area, who were footballers had no local team to play football with, so in order to provide an outlet itContinue reading “St. Michael’s Gaelic Football Club.”
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Cork Hurling Legend Says to Pull Together During This Crisis.
Blackrock and Cork Hurling Legend, says we have to all pull together, during this crisis. Blackrock and Cork Hurling Legend, Jimmy Brohan is glad his cocooning is nearly over and he hopes to get out again for some exercise along Lough Mahon. As a regular walker on the nearby shoreline, he can’t wait to resumeContinue reading “Cork Hurling Legend Says to Pull Together During This Crisis.”
Scoil na Croise Naofa Photo from 1988.
All this week, we are including old photographs of sports clubs, and event from the pat in the area of Mahon, and Blackrock. These photos have been supplied by Richard T. Cooke, from reports, which appeared in the Southgate from the 1980s, many of which were written by the late Con Hannigan, who lived inContinue reading “Scoil na Croise Naofa Photo from 1988.”
Ballinure Hurling & Football Club Winning the Perpetual Trophy in 1987.
The photo, shows a presentation of a Perpetual Cup to the officers of Ballinure Hurling & Football Club in 1987, just days before the official opening of the new club-house, at Ballinure Pitch. (From Southgate, and the archives of Con Hannigan). “The name Con Hannigan is synonymous with Cork Sport. For almost 30 years, ConContinue reading “Ballinure Hurling & Football Club Winning the Perpetual Trophy in 1987.”