Cork captain, Eudie Coughlan kisses the ring of Dr. Hayden, Archbishop of Hobart, prior to the first replay of the 1931 All-Irelan hurling final. Coughlan, one of the greatest hurlers of his time, came from a family of fishermen from Blackrock and was 10 years old in 1911

Sporting and cultural life in Cork in the early century

1931, hurling in Detroit

hurling in Detroit

The five Coughlan brothers of Blackrock, Co. Cork were renowned for their hurling ability.  (Source: Irish Independent Jubilee Supplement, 1934)

The five Coughlan brothers of Blackrock, Co. Cork were renowned for their hurling ability.

The GAA Archive Document of the Month - 6 Sept. 1987: Galway 1-12 v. Kilkenny 0-9

The GAA Archive Document of the Month - 6 Sept. Galway v.

1974 Longford Champions, Mostrim GAA, are paraded through Edgeworthstown, led by sods of blazing turf.  © GAA Oral History Project

1974 Longford Champions, Mostrim GAA, are paraded through Edgeworthstown, led by sods of blazing turf.

Collecting, Preserving and Presenting GAA Heritage.

Collecting, Preserving and Presenting GAA Heritage.

The 1929 All-Ireland Junior Final between London and Westmeath; Westmeath won the match 0-09 to 1-02

The 1929 All-Ireland Junior Final between London and Westmeath; Westmeath won the match to

From Boston College's GAA Oral History Project - "This is a project about the Gaelic Athletic Association: our games, our people, our history, our place in Irish life."

From Boston College's GAA Oral History Project - "This is a project about the Gaelic Athletic Association: our games, our people, our history, our place in Irish life.

The three Doyle Brothers, who between them won eighteen All-Ireland medals.  (Source: Irish Independent Jubilee Supplement, 1934)

The three Doyle Brothers, who between them won eighteen All-Ireland medals.

Letter written by the son of Michael Cusack, sympathising with the Davin family on the death of Michael Davin, 1927.

Letter written by the son of Michael Cusack, sympathising with the Davin family on the death of Michael Davin,

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