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Not exactly the G.A.A But....570 views1980 ‘Hatchet Men’ Soccer Team: back row: Kevin Sheehan, Colm Breen centre row: Liam Sheehan, Nicky McGuinness, Donal Sheehan, Donal Holland,Tony O’Shea, Junior Heffernan, Michael Heffernan
Front row: Danny Hurley, John O’Shea, (?)
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Magpies552 viewsThe Magpie team of 1915

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Our New Hope524 viewsDonal O’Sullivan, Sean Minihane, Diarmuid Murphy, Gerry McCarthy, Aiden Harrington, Gary Murphy, Anne McCarthy enjoy the thrill of holding the Sam Maguire in 1973
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St. Marys580 viewsSt. Mary’s team 1964. Back Row: Ger Harrington, Mick O’Neill, ?, Bernard Harrington, Richard Dwyer, Tadg Harrington, ?, ?, ?, Jerome Harrington, Front Row: Paddy Houlihan, John Joe McCarthy, Sean Dwyer, Kieran Kelly, Denis Cadogan, Riobard Dwyer, Ted Mullins, ?.
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Beara Technical School team 1952934 viewsFront row, L to R: Mr O’Dea. (Teacher), Seamus McMahon (Adrigole), Donal Kelly. (Garnish), Robbie O’Dwyer, (Ardgroorn), John Cronin, Castletownbere), Frankie Sullivan, (Castletownbere), Liam Lehane, (Urhan), Denis Mc Carthy, (Glenbeg), Miceal Walsh, (Headmaster).
Second row L to R: Owen O’Sullivan, (Bere Island), Peter Fitt, (Bere Island), Noel Buckley, (Filane), Michael Hanley, (Eyeries), M. Crowley, (Bere Island), Kieran Cotter, (Castletownhere), Dave Power, (Castletownbere), Jerry Mc Carthy, (Urhan).
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Wolfe Tone team. Butte, Montana (1907)3005 viewsThese Gaelic Athletic Association members were: Front row on the grass, left to right, Mike O’Sullivan and John C. Murphy. Second row: John J. Sheehan, Pat O’ Sullivan, J.J. Lynch, captain, Pat Crowley, John (Pigeon) O’Shea, Mike Harrington. Third row: Mike Leahy, Torn Connell, Denis Holland, Denis Murphy, Tim Sheehan. Back row: James O’Sullivan, John O’Sullivan, Con O’Sullivan, Jer Sheehan, Con O’Sullivan (not to be confused with other Con O’Sullivan).
Every man was born in Beara and several went back there to live. J.J. Lynch (Ballycrovane) was later a district judge. The last game they played was in 1912.
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