Sam Maguire - The Man and the Cup

The Corkman - - NEWS -

KIERAN Con­nolly will present a lec­ture on Sam Maguire: The Man and The Cup on Mon­day, 12 Novem­ber in Ballincol­lig Rugby Club.

Orig­i­nally from a Church of Ire­land fam­ily in west Cork, Sam Maguire played a lead­ing role in the GAA and the Ir­ish Repub­li­can Broth­er­hood (IRB) in Lon­don be­fore and dur­ing the War of In­de­pen­dence in 1919–1921 when he was the main agent of Michael Collins in Lon­don.

This will be fas­ci­nat­ing talk as Kieran has writ­ten the lat­est bi­og­ra­phy of the revered Sam Maguire.

The talk will be pre­ceded at 7.30 pm by the launch of Times Past, 2017-18, the jour­nal of Muskerry Lo­cal His­tory So­ci­ety, by Michael O’Flynn.

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