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.”

Blackrock Rowing Club, Winners of the Kinsale Regatta 1959.

Pictured: Blackrock Rowing Club, winners of the Senior race in the Kinsale Regatta in 1959. This photograph is from Southgate in October 9th 1986. (From the archives of Con Hannigan). Do you know more about any of the people from this photo? Let us know! Previous Post. Mahon Youth Club Trip to Belfast in DecemberContinue reading “Blackrock Rowing Club, Winners of the Kinsale Regatta 1959.”

Mahon Youth Club Trip to Belfast in December 1987.

An interesting photograph from Southgate, December 10th 1987, of Mahon Youth Club, when they went on a trip to Belfast. Do you recognise anybody in this photograph? Let us know. Previous Post. Ringmahon Rangers Photograph from 1958, the Start of their Golden Era. Next Post. Blackrock Rowing Club, Winners of the Kinsale Regatta 1959.

Ringmahon Rangers: A Band of Brothers

This is a photo of the Ringmahon Rangers team of 1968/69, winners of the Munster Senior League, Senior Shield, and Keller Cup. Back L to R : Christy Ahern, Johnny O’Leary RIP., Ned Barry, John Lynch, Pat Fitzgerald, Paddy Ahern.Front: Val Sheehan RIP, Paul McCarthy, John (Langhton) Fitzgerald (capt,), Eugene Gosnell, Michael O’Leary (RIP).Sitting: JohnContinue reading “Ringmahon Rangers: A Band of Brothers”

Blackrock Soccer Team 1950.

An interesting photo from 1950 of the Blackrock Soccer Team which includes some of the young soccer players of the era. Pictured (front from left). T. Aherne, D. Aherne, T. Twomey, B. Scannell, J. Olden: (back). C. Hannigan, T. Hassett, J. O’Keeffe, J (“Tapum Over”) O’Grady, F. Scannell and B. Walsh. The photo originally appearedContinue reading “Blackrock Soccer Team 1950.”