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, Ballingrawn, 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 - ? )
  44. Pat Kealy, Boulea, Ballingarry (1879 - 1959)
  45. John McEniry, Farranassa, Emly (1877 - 1951)
  46. John J. Daly, Doonmoon, Elton, Knocklong, Co. Limerick (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 (1864 - 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 - ?)
  58. John Quirke, Ardane, Bansha (1871 - 1942)
  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)