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Samuel ("Sam") Maguire (1879 - February 6, 1927), an Irish Republican and Gaelic footballer, is chiefly remembered as the eponym of the Sam Maguire Cup, given to the All-Ireland Senior Champions of Gaelic football. The cup was designed and presented to the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1928 in his honour after his death from tuberculosis in 1927. The cup cost £300 in 1928. (equivalent to €26,395 now).It was made by Hopkins and Hopkins of O'Connell's bridge after it had been commissioned by the committee under the chairmanship of Dr Pat McCartan. 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Fianna Fáil - The Republican Party (Pronounced fee-na fall.) (English: Soldiers of Destiny) is the largest political party in the Republic of Ireland. ... Gaelic football (Irish: Peil or Caid ), commonly referred to as football, Gaelic or GAA (gah), is a form of football played mainly in Ireland. ... An eponym is the name of a person, whether real or fictitious, who has (or is thought to have) given rise to the name of a particular place, tribe, discovery, or other item. ... The Sam Maguire Cup is the name of the Cup that Gaelic football-teams play for in the final of the Bank of Ireland All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, the premier knockout competition in the game of Gaelic football played in Ireland. ... The Gaelic Athletic Association The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship (known for sponsorship reasons as the Bank of Ireland Football Championship) is the premier knockout competition in the game of Gaelic football played in Ireland. ... Gaelic football (Irish: Peil or Caid ), commonly referred to as football, Gaelic or GAA (gah), is a form of football played mainly in Ireland. ... A stylised Celtic cross serves as the traditional logo of the GAA. The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael) is an organisation which is mostly focussed on promoting Gaelic Games - traditional Irish sports, such as hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, handball, and rounders. ... Tuberculosis (abbreviated as TB for tubercle bacillus) is a common and deadly infectious disease caused by mycobacteria, mainly Mycobacterium tuberculosis. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


He was born in the townland of Mallabraca near the town of Dunmanway in West Cork. Maguire was a member of the Church of Ireland[1][2] A townland is a small geographical unit of land used in Ireland and Scotland, and believed to be of Gaelic or Goidelic origin. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 51. ... West Cork (Irish: Iarthar Chorcaí) in south-west Ireland, lies in Irelands largest county, County Cork. ... The Church of Ireland (Irish: ) is an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion, operating seamlessly across the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. ...


Sam had five brothers and two sisters. Willie was the eldest then Mary, Jack (who became a Roman Catholic priest), Sam and Elizabeth. The Maguires farmed 200 acres of land. Sam went to school in Dunmanway and then to the national school in Ardfield. This is the same school Michael Collins later attended. At the age of 20 Maguire passed the exams. After taking a job in the British Civil Service in London, Maguire joined and captained the successful London Hibernians Gaelic football team to several All-Ireland finals between 1900 and 1904. WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 51. ... Michael John (Mick) Collins (Irish: ; 16 October 1890 – 22 August 1922) was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance in the Irish Republic, Director of Intelligence for the IRA, and member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations, both as Chairman of the Provisional Government and Commander... The British civil service is the permanent bureaucracy that supports the Government Ministers responsible to the Sovereign and Parliament in administering the United Kingdom. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ...


In 1907 Sam went into the administration of the London GAA, becoming the Chairman of the London County Board and a regular delegate to the Annual Congress of the GAA. He later became a trustee of Croke Park. Coincidentally, Vice-Chairman of the London County Board was Liam McCarthy who gave his name to the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Cup. tyrone are the best For more details see the London Senior Hurling Championship and the London Senior Football Championship The London County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Irish: Cummann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Londáin) or London GAA is one of the county boards outside Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in... Croke Park (Irish: Páirc an Chrócaigh) in Dublin, Ireland is the largest sports stadium in Ireland and the principal stadium and headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), Irelands biggest sporting organisation. ... The Gaelic Athletic Association For the state of play in the 2007 Championship, see All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 2007 The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship (known for sponsorship reasons as the Guinness Hurling Championship) is the premier knockout competition in the game of hurling played in Ireland. ...



He is also remembered in the political sphere for recruiting the nationalist leader Michael Collins to the Irish Republican Brotherhood in 1909. Sam worked for the Irish Republican Brotherhood in London until 1921. He returned to Dublin in 1921 and got a job in the newly established Irish civil service, but because of his political opinions he quickly clashed with his superiors and was dismissed. Michael John (Mick) Collins (Irish: ; 16 October 1890 – 22 August 1922) was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance in the Irish Republic, Director of Intelligence for the IRA, and member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations, both as Chairman of the Provisional Government and Commander... The Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) was a secret fraternal organisation dedicated to fomenting armed revolt against the British state in Ireland in the nineteenth century and early twentieth century. ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ...


Sam Maguire died of tuberculosis February 6, 1927, aged 48. A Celtic cross was raised over his grave with a simple inscription February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Celtic cross For Celtic Cross, the ambient/dub band see Celtic Cross (band) A Celtic cross is a symbol that combines the cross with a ring surrounding the intersection. ...

Erected to the memory of Samuel Maguire, Mallabraca who died 6th February 1927 by the people of Dunmanway and his numerous friends throughout Ireland and England in recognition of his love for his country. Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto)1 Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total...

Sam Maguire is buried in the cemetery of Saint Mary's in Dunmanway.


Kildare was the first county in 1928 to win the Sam Maguire cup after defeating Cavan 2-6 to 2-5. The cup had to be replaced in 1988. Meath were the first to win "Sam Óg" after a defeat of Cork. Statistics Province: Leinster County Town: Naas Code: KE Area: 1,693 km² Population (2006) 186,075 Website: www. ... The Sam Maguire Cup is the name of the Cup that Gaelic football-teams play for in the final of the Bank of Ireland All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, the premier knockout competition in the game of Gaelic football played in Ireland. ... Statistics Province: Ulster County Town: Cavan Code: CN Area: 1,931 km² Population (2006) 63,961 Website: www. ... Meath (An Mhí in Irish) is a county in the Republic of Ireland, the county is often informally called The Royal County. ... Statistics Province: Munster County Town: Cork Code: C (CK proposed) Area: 7,457 km² Population (2006) 480,909 (including City of Cork); 361,766 (without Cork City) Website: www. ...


On September 15, 2002, a statue of Sam Maguire was unveiled as the centrepiece of a new €500,000 town plaza in Dunmanway. is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 51. ...


References

  1. ^ A History Of Sam Maguire. Retrieved on 2007-04-30.
  2. ^ Reble GAA,Sam Maguire. Retrieved on 2007-04-30.

 
 

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