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Roscrea Vocational school all Ireland team 1980

Roscrea county minor hurlers 1958 who beat Thurles Sarsfields on the day . Back row Joe Fletcher ,Patsy Roland, Martin Loughnane,Joe Dooley , Donie Delaney , Michael Kelly, Pat Shanahan Sean Carey , Harry Loughnane ,Pat Dynan , Pat Bourke , Tony Murphy , Danny Ryan , John Joe Maher  and Liam Brussels.
Front row : Tim Bergin , Michael Loughnane , Jimmy Murphy . Liam Bourke , Cronan Murphy , Mickie Whelan , Dannie Brophy , , Mick Nolan , John Feehan and Jim Bourke.
Missing Subs :Tommy Jackson , Billy Nolan and Paddy Feehan ( who supplied the names)

This is a picture of members of Roscrea Coursing club from 1967. L/R Mick Hannon , Simon Healey, Roddy Minogue, Timmy Bergin ,Tom Grimes ,Pat Harte Ned Feehan , Tom Harte , Francis Harte (the child) Liam Maher ,Mons Feehan , Michael Loughnane , Jack Moloney , Paddy MoloneyPaddy Loughnane , Kevin Moloney ,Ned Franks ,Patsy Mc Mahon. Front. Michael Moloney , Andrew Mahon , man with the cap and cigarette  was the slipper Murphy from Cork Kevin (wizard ) Moloney and  Dermot Moloney

Roscrea hurling team from 1957.

Roscrea hurling team from the late 30s.
Standing L/R ? Fitz , JJ Maher , Mick Normoyle , Gunner Fletcher , M Cunningham , Ambrose Connoly , Michael Cunningham
Kneeling. Paddy Bourke , Charlie Downs , P Maher, Tim O Meara , Joe Fletcher.
Kneeling . B Sands, P Gaffney, Joe moloney , Tim Breen , John Cunningham

 Roscrea tennis club 1933 probably taken at Ashbury House lawn tennis club

This photo was taken in 1915 of the Roscrea Gaelic Football team. The picture was taken in Gavans Hollow which is now part of St Ann's estate. The team used to train and play matches here.Roscrea Gaelic Football team 1915 taken in Gavans Hollow
  M Downey, Butcher Cahill, J Morrow, JJ Mc Grath, P Leahy , J Anderson and J Keeshan
Middle row.
F Fitspatrick, J Keenan, D Searson, J O Meara, Banjax Dooley, M Duggan, J Tynan
Cob Treacey, T Butler. N Keeshan, J Franks , J Dynan.

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