History of Famous Tipperary Athletes by Michael O'Dwyer

New Series of Famous Tipperary Athletes By Michael O'Dwyer
Following on from his very successful Tipperary Olympian Series a few years back (see here), Michael O'Dwyer is currently compiling a new series of Tipperary Athletics history which deals with famous Tipperary athletes and those with Tipperary connections who have achieved high in their chosen events. We would like to thank Michael for his contribution to Tipperary Athletics History over the years. We are truly indebted to him for all his great work.

  1. Jack Ryan, Racecourse, Cashel (1874 - 1937)
  2. Bob Tisdall, Nenagh (1907 - 2004)
  3. James J. Bourke, Tipperary Town (1884 - 1930)
  4. Frederick Carr, Ballybeg, Newcastle (1869 - 1952)
  5. Richard Hume Wallace, Roscrea (1914 - 2000)
  6. Henry Power, Littleton (1893 - 1917)
  7. Ned Tobin, Ballylooby (1911 - 1987)
  8. Jim Hill, Timoney, Roscrea (1888 - 1938)
  9. John Joe Barry, The Commons, Ballingarry (1924 - 1994)
  10. Thomas P. O'Connor, Rockwell, Cashel (1867 - 1939)
  11. Bill Britton, Ballydonnell, Mullinahone (1890 - 1965)
  12. Paddy Quinn, Erinagh, Capparoe, Nenagh (1884 - 1946)
  13. John Hughes, Roscrea (1850 - 1921)
  14. Patsy Fitzgerald, Poynstown, Glengoole (1929 - 2017)
  15. Michael O'Connor, Rathcown, Cashel (1876 - 1926)
  16. Mick Healy, Coolcroo, Two Mile Borris (1907 - 1968)
  17. Jim Mitchell, Bartoose, Emly (1864 - 1921)
  18. Maurice Davin, Deerpark, Carrick-On-Suir (1842 - 1927)
  19. Jim Fahey, Ballymorris, Bansha (1879 - 1958)
  20. Tommy Headon, Ballyporeen (1918 - 1966)
  21. Mick Slevin, Kylenagoona, Borrisokane (1924 - 1984)
  22. Mick O'Farrell, Abbeyside, Dungarvan (1932 - 2003)
  23. Pat Harding, Carrick-On-Suir (1874 - 1911)
  24. Tom Davin, Deerpark, Carrick-On-Suir (1851 - 1890)
  25. J.C. Hayes, The Island, Cloughjordan (1878 - 1931)
  26. Patsy Carroll, Ballyea, Rathcabbin (1922 - 1996)
  27. John Keaty, Kilfeackle (1933 - 2011)
  28. Theo Phelan, Prior Park, Clonmel (1908 - 1970)
  29. Neddy O'Connell, Littleton (1916 - ? )
  30. Jack Lawlor, Main Street, Carrick-On-Suir (1930 - 2014)
  31. Louis Crowe, Cahir (1928 - 1968)
  32. George Geraghty, Ballintubber, Co. Roscommon (1938 - 2014)
  33. John O'Doherty, Sologheadbeg (1909 - 1970)
  34. Tom Kiely, Ballyneale, Carrick-On-Suir (1869 - 1951)
  35. Martin Egan, Attifineen, Shanaglish, Gort, Co. Galway (1920 - 2006)
  36. Mick Cleary, Behamore, Cloughjordan (1927 - 2011)
  37. Pat Hackett, Lanespark, Ballynonty (1908 - 1994)
  38. Tom Fanning, Gortreagh, Loughmore (1904 - 1981)
  39. Jack Blackburn, Mooreabbey, Galbally (1867 - 1942)
  40. Ned Fogarty, Sopwell, Cloughjordan (1926 - 2006)
  41. Jack Holloway, Cappauniac, Bansha (1878 - 1950)
  42. Charles Carr, Ballybeg, Newcastle (1867 - 1904)
  43. Mick Waters, Newtownward, Grange, Co. Sligo (1905 - 1976 )
  44. Pat Kealy, Boulea, Ballingarry (1879 - 1959)
  45. John McEniry, Farranassa, Emly (1877 - 1951)
  46. John J. Daly, Ballycurrane, Emly (1888 - 1954)
  47. Martin Healy, Coolcroo, Two Mile Borris (1911 - 1982)
  48. Din Kennedy, Coolcroo, Two Mile Borris (1913 - 1990)
  49. Frank Moynihan, Church Street, Cahir (1907 - 1981)
  50. Jim Holloway, Cappauniac, Bansha (1885 - 1961)
  51. Larry Kiely, Ballyneale, Carrick-On-Suir (1880 - 1961)
  52. Redmond Moore, Ardfinnan (1895 - 1965)
  53. Peter Kenny, Strand, Carrick-On-Suir (1863 - 1887)
  54. Jack O' Gorman, O'Connell St. Clonmel (1927 - 2009)
  55. Maurice Morrissey, Dromline, Kilfeacle (1864 - 1925)
  56. Paddy Butler, Ballyknockane, Templetuohy (1895 - 1977)
  57. Tom Phelan, Grove, Modeshill, Mullinahone (1874 - 1944)
  58. Jeremiah Quirke, Ardane, Bansha (1880 - 1934)
  59. Richard O'Brien, Longford, Oola, Limerick (1899 - 1979)
  60. Michael Kennedy, Georgie's Lane, Golden (1865 - 1920)
  61. James Carmody, Ralahine,Newmarket-On-Fergus, Co. Clare (1858 - 1943)
  62. Jackie Morrissey, Dromline, Kilfeacle (1878 - 1914)
  63. Liam Gleeson, Rosemount, Roscrea (1936 - 2010)
  64. James Tobin, Ballytohill, Nine-Mile-House (1844 - 1908)
  65. Jack Peare, Main Street, Carrick-On-Suir (1866 - 1950)
  66. Joe Flannery, Dublin Road, Nenagh (1910 - 1937)
  67. Bill Hyland, Davis Road, Clonmel (1916 - 1976)
  68. Mick Ryan, Knocknacree, Cloughjordan (1875 - 1950)
  69. Tommy Ryan, Doorish, Rossmore (1900 - 1987)
  70. Martin Kennedy, Friarfield, Kilcommon (1894 - 1971)
  71. Michael O'Sullivan, Drumwood House, Limerick Junction (1913 - 1979)
  72. Paddy Browne, Clogheen (1926 - 2017)
  73. Tom Wall, Rathdarby, Bansha (1918 - 2000)
  74. Kevin O'Flanagan, Monte Video Terrace, Terenure (1919 - 2006)
  75. Tim Crowe, Bishopswood, Dundrum (1883 - 1962)
  76. Denis O' Gorman, Croke Street, Thurles (1928 - 2011)
  77. J.J. O'Connor, Cloghera, Bansha (1889 - 1959)
  78. Jimmy Hannon, Tipperary Town (1910 - 2001)
  79. John Beatty, Earlshill, Ballingarry (1922 - 1990)
  80. Edward P. McLoughlin, Castle Street, Cahir (1869 - 1956)
  81. Philip Sheppard, Main Street, Cloughjordan (1878 - 1911)
  82. Paddy Fahey, Bealacoune, Hollyford (1923 - 2006)
  83. James M. Ryan, Ballyslatteen, New Inn (1870 - 1900)
  84. Billie Carroll, Lisverane (1873 - 1955)
  85. John C. Ryan, Clashoquirke, Bansha (1913 - 1969)
  86. Brian O'Callaghan, Roseville, Western Road, Clonmel (1940 - 1981)
  87. Dan Ryan, Mohera, Tubrid, Ardfinnan (1871 - 1954)
  88. Dinny Mahoney, Knockalough, Drombane (1896 - 1970)
  89. Jerry Kiely, Streamhill, Glen of Aherlow (1920 - 2010)
  90. Jimmy Savage, Glenacre, Ballina (1927 - 2007)
  91. Jimmy Sweeney, Laffansbridge, Killenaule (1908 - 1969)
  92. Larry Donnelly, Dogstown, New Inn (1916 - 1992)
  93. Paddy Anglim, Rosegreen (1904 - 1954)
  94. Paddy Maher (Best), Ballybeg, Littleton (1878 - 1954)
  95. Pat O'Callaghan Jnr, Roseville, Western Road, Clonmel (1935 - 1997)
  96. Paddy Stokes, Poulakerry, Kilsheelan (1865 - 1943)
  97. Patrick Stokes, Poulakerry, Kilsheelan (1896 - 1971)
  98. Robert Tobin, Mohober, Ballingarry (1855 - 1900)
  99. Sean Fitzell, Cashel (1922 - 2000)
  100. John Kelly, No. 7 Bridge, Loughmore (1929 - 2012)
  101. Tom Burke, Seskin, Upperchurch (1913 - 1992)
  102. Bill Prout, Killusty (1888 - 1969)
  103. Eddie Kennedy, Shanballyduff, Drombane (1921 - 2002)
  104. James O'Brien, Killarney, Co. Kerry (1859 - 1923)
  105. Jim Kennedy, Figlash, Ballyneale, Carrick-On-Suir (1911 - 1977)
  106. Jimmy Reardon, Parteen Villa, Birdhill (1925 - 2019)
  107. John Caesar, Galbertstown, Holycross (1920 - 1991)
  108. John Joe Bourke, Monslatt, Killenaule (1935 - 2019)
  109. John Shanahan, Cappanaville, Upperchurch (1924 - 2002)
  110. Matt McGrath, Curraghmore, Boher (1875 - 1941)
  111. Michael Kelly, Garrey Ruai, Carrick-On-Suir (1921 - 1995)
  112. Mick O'Dwyer, Loughnaskough, Upperchurch (1900 - 1984)
  113. Thomas Ryan, Cappanahana, Murroe, Co. Limerick (1862 - 1914)
  114. Tim Carroll, Lisvernane (1886 - 1934)
  115. Tom Walsh, Ballyvourneen, Caherline, Caherconlish, Co. Limerick (1918 - 2000)
  116. Jack Howell, Chapel Street, Mullinahone (1881 - 1954)
  117. T.K. Dwyer, Ballyvinane, Littleton (1848-1926)
  118. Mike Ryan, Racecourse, Cashel (1869 - 1947)
  119. Davy Fogarty, Kilfeacle (1886 - 1971)
  120. Tom Kelly, Lismolin, Mullinahone (1931 - 2013)
  121. Aidan Dempsey, St. Conlon's Road, Nenagh (1940- 2013)
  122. Mick Blake, Ballincurry, Killenaule (1921 - 1999)
  123. Pat Davin, Deerpark, Carrick-On-Suir (1857- 1949)
  124. Mick Navin, Golden Garden, Dundrum (1888 - 1967)
  125. Phil Healy, Coolcroo, Two-Mile-Borris (1913 - 1980)
  126. Bill Shanahan, Kilkarney, Ballinure (1897 - 1954)
  127. Phil Jones, Cullenwaine, Moneygall, Co. Offaly (1912 - 1976)
  128. Tim Smythe, Garraun, Fealke, Co. Clare (1905-1982)
  129. Tom Fitzgerald, Poynstown, Glengoole (1921 - 2018)
  130. John Luddy, Cordangan, Tipperary Town (1871 - 1925)
  131. Tommy Fogarty, Aughnagomaun, Horse and Jockely (1922 - 1990)
  132. Eamon Donnelly, Ballydavid, Littleton (1924 - 1994)
  133. Mick Treacy, Mellison, Glengoole (1926-2007)
  134. Toddy Maguire, Ballynonty (1915 - 1986)
  135. John Treacy, Mellison, Glengoole (1928 - 2007)
  136. Mick Darmody, Bolton Street, Clonmel (1949-2003)
  137. Rody Delaney, Mardyke, Killenaule (1874 - 1939)
  138. Jim Skehan, Ballymoreen, Moycarkey  (1882 - 1946)
  139. Nicholas Delaney, Ballinalard,Tipperary Town (1888 - 1917)
  140. Watt Myers, Sologheadmore (1879 - 1961)
  141. John O'Brien, Moycarkey  (1863 - 1904)
  142. Tom Healy, Coolcroo, Two Mile Borris (1916 - 1995)
  143. William Merrigan, Ballinleenty, Tipperary Town (1859 - 1930)
  144. Pat McGrath, Longford, Glen of Aherlow (1866 - ?)
  145. Con Ryan, Mienvee, Hollyford (1895- 1945)